Chinese-Australian artist Guo Jian saw his fellow students gunned down in the square. Thirty years on, he's still reckoning with the event that 'doesn't officially exist'.
It’s hard to move beyond the cliches about poor, morally superior artists struggling against the rich and powerful who exploit and profit from their talents, but changes to re-sale laws require a more realistic view.
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.
Demand for "performance art" is growing, but it's a painful process. For the naked models who stand for hours as crowds gawk, it's a confronting but exhilarating experience. James Elton-Pym reports.
The man who sentenced Ned Kelly to death would be instrumental in creating the institution that educated Sidney Nolan in famously capturing the outlaw. John Kelly looks at the legacy from Ireland.
As Australia's largest art fair opens next week in Melbourne, Crikey examines the growing importance of art fairs in an increasingly global art market. Australia is emerging as a player.