In 1973, Toni Morrison wrote about the horrors of a violent world, and her longing for escape. In 2019, we need to change very little.
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Danny Boyle’s ‘Yesterday’ plays with the idea of a solitary musician profiting off the songs of The Beatles in a universe they never existed in. It’s better than it sounds.
The high priestess of suburban etiquette returns, this time offering a safe path around the smug fartknockery of an art exhibit.
In 1980, photographer Mike Emery saw a China that was unknown to the West. He was able to immortalise a time of renewal, re-examination and eventual rebirth.
As a fictional Hunter S. Thompson once said, many fine books have been written in prison. With that being said, here are some writers you should consider sending them a cake with a file in it.
Photographer Mike Emery is in the business of capturing memories and documenting times that no longer exist. He saw China as it was, and has now immortalised that time in a new book.
The visceral hideousness of a ruined country has now reached the art world, as the Syrian Civil War rages on in Julie Mehretu’s staggering tableau.
Art not only enriches our lives, it can be deeply informative. Art from ancient times is often a window through which we can learn about life, culture and the belief systems of people who lived thousands of years ago.
Brussel sprouts, rotten fruit in a drawer, lederhosen kink. It seems the more creative an artist is, the more creative they are with their habits.
Gabino Iglesias is a man of hustle and naked invention. We spoke to him about his new book ‘Coyote Songs’, his process, and the genre he established for himself.
‘The rise and fall of the little voice’ tells the story of Little Voice, a prodigious talent who falls into the company of 20th-century divas to escape her wretched home life. On show now at the Darlinghurst Theatre, it is a must-see.
MS Paint might be a relic of bygone technology, but one Sydney artist has chosen to immortalise his hometown in that dead medium.
We spoke with Tyehimba Jess, the Pulitzer Prize winner who inverts the poetry of hip hop and reflects on black culture.
As awful as it is to realise, we’re yet to realise the extent of abuses that governments cover up. One organisation is measuring the architecture of these otherwise quiet abuses.
This morning, Stan Lee, the grand old man who created countless universes, left us. However, to dorks like me, his work will forever remain, and thusly, he shall too.
Over in Canada, patients are treated with a heavy dose of free art. Considering the true value of the form against our everyday ailments, more of it, I say.
You might not know my name, but you might understand my struggle. I’ve donated my life to writing, and don’t think I regret it every day. That doesn’t mean I’ll quit.
After one AI-created artwork sold well above the original estimation at auction, the art world believed that this “children’s painting” was nothing more than a blatant rip-off.
As Australians enter a discussion about advertising space on the Opera House, it is Banksy that has already spoken on the issue.
We asked author, editor, journalist and friendly neighbourhood spider-dude Robert Whyte to tell us about some of the books that inspired him to become a writer.
We might have recently lost Mirka Mora, but to me, she is inexorably linked to the past, and the memories of home that never waver.
In times of short attention, art seems to be a passe institution. However, the more things change, the more we should covet the methods of the old masters.