Donald McDonald

John Olsen, Sydney Sun (or King Sun) 1965

22 April 2017 9:00 am

His work has been there for all our adult lives; John Olsen’s artistic vision has become part of our visual…

David Hockney inside the exhibition at NGV

14 April 2017 11:00 pm

The impressive David Hockney Show which closed recently at the NGV, having attracted big crowds, will have left no one…

Piers Lane

8 April 2017 9:00 am

Cyclone Debbie caused the cancellation of the announcement ceremony in Townsville for this year’s Australian Festival of Chamber Music but…

Orb

1 April 2017 9:00 am

Photographs of contemporary dance can look like advertisements for underwear; frequently the dancers seem to be clad in their knickers.…

Michael Parekowhai The English Channel, 2015 stainless steel, 257 x 166 x 158 cm.

25 March 2017 9:00 am

Australians have a proprietorial interest in Captain James Cook but of course he belongs to the whole world. That is…

Tapestry in progress: Gordian Knot, 2016

18 March 2017 9:00 am

For a creative arts organisation to operate successfully in Australia for 40 years is an achievement in itself. The Australian…

Cressida Campbell Margaret Olley interior (detail) 1992 hand-coloured woodblock Private Collection

11 March 2017 9:00 am

Margaret Olley had a gift for friendship, that is, in addition to her gifts as a wonderful painter. Among her…

Cressida Campbell Margaret Olley interior (detail) 1992 hand-coloured woodblock Private Collection

9 March 2017 3:00 pm

Margaret Olley had a gift for friendship, that is, in addition to her gifts as a wonderful painter. Among her…

Cressida Campbell Margaret Olley interior (detail) 1992 hand-coloured woodblock Private Collection

9 March 2017 3:00 pm

Margaret Olley had a gift for friendship, that is, in addition to her gifts as a wonderful painter. Among her…

Alison Whyte and Colin Friels

4 March 2017 9:00 am

When I was at secondary school in the 1950s, we were taught about the significance of the 20th century’s Irish…

Alison Whyte and Colin Friels

2 March 2017 3:00 pm

When I was at secondary school in the 1950s, we were taught about the significance of the 20th century’s Irish…

Alison Whyte and Colin Friels

2 March 2017 3:00 pm

When I was at secondary school in the 1950s, we were taught about the significance of the 20th century’s Irish…

The Australian Ballet Faster

25 February 2017 9:00 am

I imagine that quite a few subscribers to the Australian Ballet would be happiest if they were only offered full…

The Australian Ballet Faster

23 February 2017 3:00 pm

I imagine that quite a few subscribers to the Australian Ballet would be happiest if they were only offered full…

The Australian Ballet Faster

23 February 2017 3:00 pm

I imagine that quite a few subscribers to the Australian Ballet would be happiest if they were only offered full…

Vincent van Gogh Wheat Field with Cypresses, Saint-Rémy, 1889. The National Gallery London

18 February 2017 9:00 am

Make sure you are in Melbourne between late April and early July to see the important Van Gogh exhibition coming…

Vincent van Gogh Wheat Field with Cypresses, Saint-Rémy, 1889. The National Gallery London

16 February 2017 3:00 pm

Make sure you are in Melbourne between late April and early July to see the important Van Gogh exhibition coming…

Vincent van Gogh Wheat Field with Cypresses, Saint-Rémy, 1889. The National Gallery London

16 February 2017 3:00 pm

Make sure you are in Melbourne between late April and early July to see the important Van Gogh exhibition coming…

James Cook items, Treasures Gallery, NLA, Canberra

11 February 2017 9:00 am

If you missed the 100 Objects from the British Museum on display at the Museum of Australia, don’t despair, there…

James Cook items, Treasures Gallery, NLA, Canberra

9 February 2017 3:00 pm

If you missed the 100 Objects from the British Museum on display at the Museum of Australia, don’t despair, there…

James Cook items, Treasures Gallery, NLA, Canberra

9 February 2017 3:00 pm

If you missed the 100 Objects from the British Museum on display at the Museum of Australia, don’t despair, there…

Jason Chong & Mark Leonard Winter in Chimerica

4 February 2017 9:00 am

This is one for the brighter kids in the class. Chimerica by British playwright Lucy Kirkwood was first produced by…

Jason Chong & Mark Leonard Winter in Chimerica

2 February 2017 3:00 pm

This is one for the brighter kids in the class. Chimerica by British playwright Lucy Kirkwood was first produced by…

Jason Chong & Mark Leonard Winter in Chimerica

2 February 2017 3:00 pm

This is one for the brighter kids in the class. Chimerica by British playwright Lucy Kirkwood was first produced by…

Lucia Martin-Cartón soprano soloist

28 January 2017 9:00 am

Countless indignities have been visited upon the Hallelujah Chorus. Currently it is being used in a suggestive television commercial for…