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tasmanian author amanda lohrey wins prestigious miles franklin literary award for the labyrinth

Tasmanian author Amanda Lohrey wins prestigious Miles Franklin Literary Award for The Labyrinth

Detail from The Labyrinth book cover. Text Publishing And the winner of 2021’s Miles Franklin Literary Award is The Labyrinth, by Amanda Lohrey! Two of Lohrey’s previous novels (Camille’s Bread in 1996 and The Philosopher’s Doll in 2005) have...
call for entries – $15,000 ellen josé art award for young women

Call for entries – $15,000 Ellen José Art Award for young women

Ellen José (1951-2017) was a pioneer in Australia's urban Indigenous art movement and a radical activist and social justice campaigner. The Ellen José Art Award is a partnership between the Ellen José Memorial Foundation and Bayside City...
peter wegner’s portrait of guy warren at 100 wins the 100th archibald prize

Peter Wegner’s portrait of Guy Warren at 100 wins the 100th Archibald Prize

      Peter Wegner’s Guy Warren in his 100th Year, winner of the 2021 Archibald Prize. AGNSW/Peter Wegner/Photo Jenni Carter The artist Guy Warren gave the best summary of this year’s centenary Archibald Prize, telling the crowd assembled for...
celebrating naidoc week 2020 + online exhibitions

Celebrating NAIDOC Week 2020 + Online exhibitions

Celebrating NAIDOC Week 2020 + Online exhibitions   The Australian home of photography Interview with Leah King-Smith for NAIDOC Week On the occasion of NAIDOC Week 2020 discover an interview with artist Leah King-Smith as she reflects on...
at last, the arts revolution — archibald winners flag the end of white male dominance

At last, the arts Revolution — Archibald winners flag the end of white male...

Vincent Namatjira’s Stand strong for who you are, acrylic on linen, 152 x 198 cm. Photo: AGNSW/Mim Stirling The 2020 Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes, held under the strangest of all circumstances, has produced a neat...
‘the most refreshing archibald exhibition i can remember’: the 2020 portrait prize finalists

‘The most refreshing Archibald exhibition I can remember’: the 2020 portrait prize finalists

Archibald Prize 2020 finalist Blak Douglas (aka Adam Hill), Writing in the sand, synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 250 x 250 cm © the artist. Photo: AGNSW, Felicity Jenkins Sitter: Dujuan Hoosen - documentary...
debra phillips wins national photography prize

Debra Phillips wins National Photography Prize

Sydney based artist Debra Phillips is the recipient of the prestigious Murray Art Museum Albury National Photography Prize 2020. Debra Phillips has been awarded a cash prize of $30,000 for her work The Good. The Just. The...