From time to time we read about the "state of the arts" and "the place of culture" in our nation in our newspapers and publications. Such surveys, invariably informed by arts "observers", not practitioners, list our artistic strengths: Our Hollywood Exports! Our Larrikin Sensibility! Our Can-do Attitude!
The ripple of Australian art that radiates outwards (all the way to Crikey)
The arts is a living, breathing monster; roaring in our major cultural spaces and dingy laneways near you. Crikey is diving into the pond with the launch on Monday of Daily Review.