Couple’s cancer journey captured by daughter in moving exhibition about life, death and love – Health

Couple’s cancer journey captured by daughter in moving exhibition about life, death and love – Health

American photographer Nancy Borowick was 28 when she found herself faced with two parents having parallel treatment for stage four cancer. “It was so awful, it was almost funny,” she says. Nancy’s mother Laurel was facing breast cancer for the third time in 17 years, while her father Howie was …

Colonial art exhibition ‘sheds new light’ on Tasmania’s brutal Black War

Colonial art exhibition ‘sheds new light’ on Tasmania’s brutal Black War

Updated May 11, 2018 11:15:03 Photo: The national picture exhbition aims to provide a visual insight into a brutal part of Tasmania’s history. (Supplied NGA) Related Story: Performers commemorate the Black War with Tasmanian Requiem Related Story: New map records massacres of Aboriginal people An exhibition of colonial artwork is …

Met Gala: Fashion and Catholicism collide in Heavenly Bodies exhibition featuring Vatican treasures

Met Gala: Fashion and Catholicism collide in Heavenly Bodies exhibition featuring Vatican treasures

Posted May 08, 2018 16:00:58 Photo: Singer Rihanna in a papal-inspired outfit designed by Maison Margiela Artisanal. (Reuters: Eduardo Munoz) Dozens of treasures loaned by the Vatican to New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art have made their debut as the centrepiece of the star-studded Met Gala. Tiaras encrusted with thousands …

Miner bird forces closure of Colours of Impressionism exhibition at Art Gallery of SA

Miner bird forces closure of Colours of Impressionism exhibition at Art Gallery of SA

Posted April 26, 2018 10:46:44 Photo: Staff on a scissor lift armed with a net attempting to catch the miner bird. (Instagram: s***adelaide) Related Story: ‘Like the Royal family’: How some of the world’s most important paintings travel in style Related Story: Art visionary to head National Gallery of Australia …

Morning mail: protests over corpses in bodies exhibition | Australia news

Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Wednesday 25 April. Top stories Lawyers, academics and human rights campaigners have called on the federal government to shut down an exhibition they say could be displaying the bodies of executed Chinese political prisoners. Protesters …

MC Escher exhibition headlines the National Gallery of Victoria in summer 2018

MC Escher exhibition headlines the National Gallery of Victoria in summer 2018

By arts editor Dee Jefferson Posted April 24, 2018 18:30:03 Photo: NGV director Tony Ellwood will co-curate the 2018 summer blockbuster Between Two Worlds | Escher X nendo. (Supplied: NGV/Eugene Hyland) Off the back of their chart-topping inaugural Triennial (which drew more crowds than any other exhibition in its 157-year …

‘Hot rod capital’ of Australia captured in photo exhibition

‘Hot rod capital’ of Australia captured in photo exhibition

Posted April 21, 2018 06:08:40 Photo: The Father, The Son and The Chev: Laurie Williams (left) and his son Darren Williams. (Supplied: Darron Davies) In the central Victorian town of Castlemaine, a lot of people build them, drive them, write about them and dream about hot rods — and one …

Objects of Islamic faith and culture explored in new National Museum of Australia exhibition

Objects of Islamic faith and culture explored in new National Museum of Australia exhibition

Updated April 20, 2018 14:15:34 Photo: Dala’il al-Khayrat (Guidelines to Blessings) By Abu Abdallah Muhammad ibn Sulayman-al-Jazuli Ottomon, Turkey, 19th Century. (Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization, Sharjah Museum Authority, 2006_2181) Embroidered textiles from Uzbekistan, musical instruments from Morocco and a horse saddle from North Africa are all part of a …

Z Force families: Hidden stories of Australia’s guerilla soldiers unveiled in special exhibition

Z Force families: Hidden stories of Australia’s guerilla soldiers unveiled in special exhibition

Updated April 02, 2018 10:04:28 Photo: Ngaire (L) and Betty Bowditch (R) with Jim Bowditch’s medals, which will feature in the exhibition. (ABC News: Hamish Harty) They were Australia’s original special forces. The brave men who reckoned with crocodile-infested waters, Japanese forces and unreliable information are being showcased in an …

Adelaide’s historical buildings and long-lost sights shown in colour photograph exhibition

Adelaide’s historical buildings and long-lost sights shown in colour photograph exhibition

Updated March 23, 2018 19:52:13 Photo: Photos, such as this one of Elder Hall in 1899, have been colourised for a special exhibition. (Supplied: City of Adelaide) Related Story: Iconic buildings of Adelaide: The Marine Terraces of Grange Related Story: The Adelaide proposals that never made it It’s the bustle …