This week, Josh Thomas made headlines for his outdated views on diversity in the arts. But he’s not the whole story.
This week in 1870, a possibly great Australian literature voice was silenced. If the ball had broken differently, we’d know the name, Adam Lindsay Gordon.
We’re all familiar with pa, but his kids (all ten of them) didn’t do too badly in their own right. Strap in, because we’re bringing sexy Bach.
Selfish, destructive, morally questionable. While J.D. Salinger gave us The Catcher in the Rye, he also left us with a question. How fine is the line between our love of their work and dislike of the artist?
For weeks, we’ve waited for the NSW government to offer support for Carriageworks and other vital art institutions. So far, we’ve heard nothing but ominous silence.
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.