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Destiny Deacon, Indigenous artist has died.

Indigenous artist who coined term ‘Blak’ dies in Melbourne

Tributes have flowed for a trailblazing Indigenous photographer and multimedia artist, credited with coining the term “Blak”, following her death in Melbourne. Warning: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised this article contains the name of a person who’s died. Roslyn Oxley Gallery, which represented Aboriginal artist and activist Destiny Deacon, confirmed the Queensland-born …

Buck Angel sculpture Buck with Cigar in the Art Gallery of SA

Art gallery defends trans statue after conservative outrage

The Art Gallery of South Australia has said it will not move two sculptures targeted by a One Nation MP and conservative Christians who claim the art is “perverse” and “highly offensive”. One Nation MLC Sarah Game started the petition over the two sculptures currently displayed at the Art Gallery of SA. She wants the …

Amy Blue is one of the queer creators being showcased at The Other Art Fair Sydney.

Queer art shines at The Other Art Fair Sydney this week

The Cutaway Barangaroo is hosting The Other Art Fair Sydney from 12-15 October and organisers say to expect an experience that is “inclusive, inspiring, evocative, fun, and accessible to everyone.” The Other Art Fair aims to showcase original yet affordable works from 130 independent artists in an immersive art experience that also includes live DJ …

Women Loving Women Through Ages

QNews spoke to author Danielle Scrimshaw about her groundbreaking history of Australian lesbians and others assigned female at birth, She and Her Pretty Friend. WORDS Andrew M Potts QNEWS: The women that you’ve profiled from the 18th and 19th Centuries lived very different lives based on the class they were born into. Could you explain …

Sydney artist Jeremy Smith shows off his gay body of work in new exhibition

Sydney artist Jeremy Smith is a PhD candidate at UNSW Art and Design and is exhibiting a series of drawings and lightboxes in an exhibition of his doctoral research titled Atlas of Narrative Cartography, from this week until July 19 at M Contemporary in Darlinghurst. The opening night is this Thursday, the 6th of July …

BASQUIAT, HARING, WARHOL: Iconic artists come to Gold Coast

Some of the most vibrant and thought-provoking pieces to ever grace the world of art are going to be on display next month in Pop Masters. Home of the Arts’ (HOTA) latest collection, “Pop Masters: Art from the Mugrabi Collection, New York”, is coming to the Gold Coast. This daring exhibition features legendary artists who …

Two queer Indigenous lovers

How Indigenous artist Dylan Mooney is queering The Dreaming

Dylan Mooney’s artworks tell stories of intimacy and identity. The subject of his works, queer Indigenous bodies, set against elemental dreamscapes of vivid resilience. Arms draped across chests, heads rested in laps, eyes softened. The gazes are focused – sometimes on each other, other times on the viewer. Their faces reveal a deeper meaning, one …

Artist Zain Curtis

Meet the artists making clothing using the blood of gay men

Zain Curtis is the “painter and textile artist with a limp wrist” as he describes himself. Hailing from the underground club scene of Chicago, Curtis has carved out a career in branding himself as a provocateur. His art is both provoking and also camp: acrylic paintings of perverse sexual acts, a jock-strap rug. Queer sexuality …

Mitchell Fine Art gallery unveil latest exhibition – ‘Edge’

An exhibition of hard edge painters is the final show for 2022 at Mitchell Fine Art in Fortitude Valley Brisbane. ‘Edge’, which opened on the 29th of November, presents the artworks of Sydney artists Annalisa Ferraris and Maximillian Daniels, and Central Australian Indigenous artist Kudditji Kngwarreye. Their paintings are interpretations of an artform that combines hard …

Mitchell fine arts gallery

Mitchell Fine Art: one of Brisbane’s most engaging gallery spaces

Mitchell Fine Art is an exciting addition to the Brisbane art scene. The gallery is showcasing a selection of Australia’s leading Aboriginal and Contemporary artists in a modern gallery space in Fortitude Valley. Mitchell Fine Art brings over 20 years of experience in the art industry and is one of the country’s established names in …

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