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The Art Show

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In-depth conversations with artists and creative thinkers from Australia and around the world.

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In-depth conversations with artists and creative thinkers from Australia and around the world.

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The Art Show

Latest release on Jan 14, 2020

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In-depth conversations with artists and creative thinkers from Australia and around the world.

Rank #1: Highlights: Ceramic architecture, pie art, Clever Kids, the history of colours

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Kenji Uranishi builds with clay in the Hub on Art studio, Jessica Leigh Clark-Bojin's pie art, Clever Kids on the Drover's Wife, and paint-maker David Coles on the history of colours in his book Chromatopia.

Dec 25 2018

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Rank #2: Highlights: Tony Albert's Aboriginalia collection, Murals of Tibet, Cathy & Catherine, Davida Allen

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In our first edition of summer highlights, we revisit Tony Albert's Aboriginalia collection and political works, Thomas Laird on the emotional experience of photographing the murals of Tibet, legally deaf and blind artist Cathy Staughton and her friend and muse Catherine Bell, and Davida Allen on the often untold difficulties of motherhood.

Dec 18 2018

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Rank #3: Mother courage: Sirli Raitma's unusual photography

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The irresistible theme of Water is explored in a new exhibition at GOMA in Queensland. And we meet Estonian photographer Sirli Raitma, and reflect on the life of Australian sculptor Robert Klippel.

Dec 03 2019

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Rank #4: Shaun Tan and the human animal connection

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Author, illustrator and film-maker Shaun Tan explores our beautiful and complex relationship to animals. And we speak to the provocative Darwin-based artist Therese Ritchie, whose work confronts racism in the Top End.

Nov 26 2019

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Rank #5: Keith Haring & Jean-Michel Basquiat side by side

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Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat are towering figures in American art. A new exhibition examines the work of the men side by side for the first time.

Nov 19 2019

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Rank #6: Finding power and beauty in the individual

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Atong Atem is a Melbourne-based South Sudanese artist, whose work features young African Australians looking bold, powerful and regal - a welcome change to the tradition of ethnographic photography. We also visit the studio of Darwin artist Franck Gohier, and delve into the world of monsters and demons in Japan Supernatural at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

Nov 12 2019

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Rank #7: British artist Cornelia Parker blows up Sydney

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British artist Cornelia Parker never does things by halves. Over the course of her career she's taken on big themes, big moments in history, and exploded them - sometimes quite literally. We also speak to Taiwanese-American artist Lee Mingwei and Australian photographer Sarah Pannell.

Nov 05 2019

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Rank #8: Wendy Sharpe in Ethiopia for a residency with a difference

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Artist Wendy Sharpe is about to travel to Ethiopia to undertake a residency with a difference and British artist Bruce Monro lights up Darwin.

Oct 29 2019

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Rank #9: The women who forged Brisbane's enduring art scene

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The curator of Brisbane Museum's New Woman exhibition, Miranda Hine, gives Ed Ayres a walk-through of the show covering 100 years of women artists in Brisbane.

Oct 15 2019

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Rank #10: Bird nerd: the art of Leila Jeffreys

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Sydney artist Leila Jeffreys specialises in bird portraiture, capturing avian creatures in intimate moments of pride and amusement.

Oct 08 2019

54mins

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Rank #11: Ian Fairweather's letters show the struggling artist behind the wild adventurer

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A new book of Ian Fairweather's correspondence shows the man behind the myth.

Oct 02 2019

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Rank #12: KAWS blockbuster shows fragility and darkness in cartoon icons

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Plus photographer Richard Wiesel on the moving images he took at the closed archives of concentration camp memorials and Darwin Street Art Festival curator David Collins and Portuguese graffiti artist Odeith.

Sep 18 2019

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Rank #13: Sci Fi artist Lucy McRae

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Plus, Hong Kong painter Chow Chun Fai tells Ed about the 'Lennon Walls' popping up around the city, art critic Sebastian Smee explains Renoir-loathing, and Chinese-Australian artist Badiucao is accusing the NGV of self-censoring.

Aug 28 2019

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Rank #14: Liu Bolin the invisible man

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Plus, Tate Modern's Yasufumi Nakamori, Aysha Huq on winning a Young Archie, and ceramicist Vipoo Srivilasa on making playful sculptures on serious themes.

Aug 21 2019

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Rank #15: The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Special

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with curator Franchesca Cubillio, ANKAA chair Christina Davidson, artists Candy Nelson-Nakmarra, Colin Puruntatameri, and Lisa Waup, and arts workers Elwin Ward, Dora Griffiths, and Lynley Nargoodah. Plus,producer Rosa Ellen takes a look at the rise of Aboriginal textiles in fashion.

Aug 14 2019

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Rank #16: Art, money, and ethics

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Plus, Danie Mellor is up for another NATSIAA, Justine Bonenfant on embroidering for Beyonce, and Anthony Yung from Asia Art Archive.

Aug 07 2019

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Rank #17: SALA artists Hossein Valamanesh and Gavin Wanganeen

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Plus, V& A curator Victoria Broackes on pop culture exhibitions, and what is a bookwork?

Jul 31 2019

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Rank #18: Artists offer new perspectives for the 50th anniversary of the moon landing

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Plus art meets science for the 150th birthday of the periodic table, Veronica Kent's squid ink on Bruny Island, and Tarn McLean paints the 12 flowers of the zodiac.

Jul 17 2019

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Rank #19: Margaret Olley's generous life

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Plus, Sidney Nolan works about to go under the hammer, Justine Youssef, and FEM-aFFINITY.

Jun 19 2019

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Rank #20: Monet's Impression: Sunrise at the NGA

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Plus, arts patron Judith Neilson on White Rabbit gallery's 10th birthday, the Partnershipping Project, and a visit to painter Robert Malherbe's Darlinghurst studio.

Jun 05 2019

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100 years of Bauhaus

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Last year marked the centenary of the Bauhaus school, which revolutionised art and design. We revisit the legacy of the school in Australia, and meet a costume designer making bodysuits for Beyonce.

Jan 14 2020

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Life as a contemporary artist in Australia

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Ed speaks to three guests about issues affecting contemporary artists working today, including pay and funding, gallery representation, and attitudes within and towards the art industry.

Jan 07 2020

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The Art of Life — a Children's Hospital Special

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Come and visit an extraordinary world where world-class medicine intersects with world-class art; you will meet children, emergency doctors, and artists to find out how art is not only on the walls, but literally built into the hospital from the ground up.

Dec 31 2019

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The tricks and turns of Marcel Duchamp

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When Marcel Duchamp brought a bicycle wheel on a stool into the gallery, he turned ideas of sculpture and authorship on their head. We reflect on the legacy of this great 20th century figure and meet a couple of contemporary art innovators working today.

Dec 24 2019

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Hans and Nora Heysen, shearing sheds and finger painting

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Hans and Nora Heysen are renowned for their almost spiritual love of nature, and the way they meticulously observed and painted Australian light, trees, and flowers. Ed speaks to Chris Heysen - grandson of Hans and nephew of Nora - and National Gallery of Victoria curator Angela Hesson about these two important Australian painters.

Dec 17 2019

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Matisse and Picasso: rivals, friends, frenemies

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Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso are thought of separately as two of the 20th Century's greatest artists, but did you know they had an enduring friendship and rivalry?

Dec 10 2019

54mins

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Mother courage: Sirli Raitma's unusual photography

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The irresistible theme of Water is explored in a new exhibition at GOMA in Queensland. And we meet Estonian photographer Sirli Raitma, and reflect on the life of Australian sculptor Robert Klippel.

Dec 03 2019

54mins

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Shaun Tan and the human animal connection

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Author, illustrator and film-maker Shaun Tan explores our beautiful and complex relationship to animals. And we speak to the provocative Darwin-based artist Therese Ritchie, whose work confronts racism in the Top End.

Nov 26 2019

54mins

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Keith Haring & Jean-Michel Basquiat side by side

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Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat are towering figures in American art. A new exhibition examines the work of the men side by side for the first time.

Nov 19 2019

54mins

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Finding power and beauty in the individual

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Atong Atem is a Melbourne-based South Sudanese artist, whose work features young African Australians looking bold, powerful and regal - a welcome change to the tradition of ethnographic photography. We also visit the studio of Darwin artist Franck Gohier, and delve into the world of monsters and demons in Japan Supernatural at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

Nov 12 2019

54mins

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British artist Cornelia Parker blows up Sydney

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British artist Cornelia Parker never does things by halves. Over the course of her career she's taken on big themes, big moments in history, and exploded them - sometimes quite literally. We also speak to Taiwanese-American artist Lee Mingwei and Australian photographer Sarah Pannell.

Nov 05 2019

54mins

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Wendy Sharpe in Ethiopia for a residency with a difference

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Artist Wendy Sharpe is about to travel to Ethiopia to undertake a residency with a difference and British artist Bruce Monro lights up Darwin.

Oct 29 2019

54mins

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Tarnanthi: Festival of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art 2019

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Plus critic Tai Snaith reviews the Melbourne exhibition Hope Dies Last and we revisit the work of Australian modernist photographer Olive Cotton.

Oct 22 2019

54mins

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The women who forged Brisbane's enduring art scene

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The curator of Brisbane Museum's New Woman exhibition, Miranda Hine, gives Ed Ayres a walk-through of the show covering 100 years of women artists in Brisbane.

Oct 15 2019

54mins

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Bird nerd: the art of Leila Jeffreys

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Sydney artist Leila Jeffreys specialises in bird portraiture, capturing avian creatures in intimate moments of pride and amusement.

Oct 08 2019

54mins

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Ian Fairweather's letters show the struggling artist behind the wild adventurer

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A new book of Ian Fairweather's correspondence shows the man behind the myth.

Oct 02 2019

54mins

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Polixeni Papapetrou celebrated in posthumous exhibition

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Plus gallerist Lisa Fihelly opens a new commercial gallery representing women artists only.

Sep 25 2019

56mins

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KAWS blockbuster shows fragility and darkness in cartoon icons

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Plus photographer Richard Wiesel on the moving images he took at the closed archives of concentration camp memorials and Darwin Street Art Festival curator David Collins and Portuguese graffiti artist Odeith.

Sep 18 2019

54mins

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Nell summons ritual and rock music in Ghost Songs for Rock Gate

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Plus artist Leon Pericles speaks about his wife Moira's experience of Alzheimer's in a new documentary film, light and sound installation artist Haroon Mirza on his electric new work at ACCA and weaver Elisa Carmichael is our studio artist.

Sep 11 2019

54mins

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50 Years of Kaldor Public Art

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Plus, the legendary artist Christo reflects on his first Kaldor Public Art Project, data journalist Mona Chalabi translates spreadsheets into powerful artworks, and jeweller Susan Cohn on making jewellery with a political message.

Sep 04 2019

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