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.
After decades of decay, a movement in Newcastle brought the town back to life. Now developers and the council have killed it again.
As we watch Zimbabwe tear itself apart, our extended history indicates that the worse things get, the better the art we produce becomes.
Our reaction to those responsible for sexual abuses in Hollywood has been admirable, but misguided. We should still enjoy art for art’s sake.
Beyond art school and into the art world, the aphorism ‘in it to win it’ is oft-repeated. But through the many applications funded on last dollars, I’ve realised that there’s something else at play.
Yes, he spoke to a truck in a movie, but the unique work that Shia LaBeouf is producing surely makes him as an artist we should listen to.
It goes without saying that 2016 has claimed many people of genius…but we’re saying it anyway. We’ve combed the writing staff to see who they miss the most. Bring a hankie and a beverage to raise in respect.
Now that the government has made further cuts to the arts, is it time for the arts to stand on their own two feet and govern themselves?
New TBS writer Lucy Barber-Hancock sets out to find, once and for all, where Australia’s art capital truly lies.
Grant Spencer takes us deep into the void, trying to make sense of the self-destruction that has claimed great artists in the past.