George Christensen has inserted himself into a debate about politically contentious art. Crikey takes a look back at the MP's mixed messaging on the issue of free speech.
Aged 11, Olympia Nelson found herself at the centre of a media storm, after a nude photograph, taken by her late mother, Polixeni Papaetrou, landed on the cover of Art Monthly. Now, she's back in Melbourne for a new exhibition of her mum's work.
Our sites of power and authority — the parliaments, courts and cathedrals — remain, while vast amounts of what made up the best parts of people's lives vanish without trace.
We are small nation, but punch well above our weight when it comes to blithe racism.
Satirist Ben Pobjie recounts a delightful afternoon he spent in the company of Australia's leading cloud cartoonist.
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.
Dress codes are techniques of controlling people by regulating their bodies. And no one knows that better than fascists.
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.