October 30, 2017 7
Satirist Ben Pobjie recounts a delightful afternoon he spent in the company of Australia's leading cloud cartoonist.
October 13, 2017 4
If there's meaning in Twin Peaks: The Return, it lies in the meaninglessness of existence, and how we can best cope with it.
April 28, 2017 5
A jury’s verdict overturned, a Crown case in shambles and two men convicted of forging and selling Brett Whiteley paintings set free. There is a book in the works, and no doubt a movie will follow - freelance journalist Angus Smith explains what went wrong.
December 9, 2016 5
Dress codes are techniques of controlling people by regulating their bodies. And no one knows that better than fascists.
November 7, 2016 1
A jury found an art conservator and an art dealer guilty of forging Brett Whiteley paintings. But the judge in the case seems to think they might be genuine after all. Freelance journalist Angus Smith reports.
October 21, 2016 1
If Donald is going to build a wall, at least make it an attractive one.
October 7, 2016 20
Senator James Paterson says the Australian government should sell Jackson Pollock's Blue Poles. But it would mean selling more than a canvas.
October 6, 2016 2
The fresh Banksy on Hosier Lane is "blatant publicity" for an unauthorised show, according to the artist's publicist.
September 23, 2016 1
Critic and painters stoush. People will paint on regardless.
September 13, 2016 1
Two men have been found guilty of selling fake Brett Whiteley paintings, but their sentencing has been thrown into upheaval by an 11th-hour compensation bid. Freelance journalist Angus Smith reports.