Cars, violence, the end of the world: these exhibitions care about the climate but they also want you to think beyond it

February 2023

Activists draw attention to how we value different artforms in Australia

January 2023

Two short reviews from my recent travels on Australia's east coast

December 2022

Looking back on the newsletter journey so far.

November 2022

She painted one swollen stamen and the male critics had a field day...

October 2022

This month I visited the inland city of Broken Hill to see some decolonial museum practices in action

September 2022

While the Picasso Century exhibition is on in Melbourne, let's look at the bloke's most famous artwork.

August 2022

A quick visit to Adelaide reminds me of the potency of textiles and the tangible in universal human drama

July 2022

This month I visited two new galleries opened by young locals

June 2022

Exploring history painting with Gordon Hookey.

May 2022

Looking at personal lives and public selves in the work of Tracey Emin. This edition discusses strong themes originating in the artist's life, take…

April 2022

Suggest an artworkEach month I look at an artwork and look into what critics thought about it over time. What do you think I should look at next? Suggest an artwo…