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Photo of Australian pop singer Montaigne

Artist’s portrait of Montaigne wins $100k Archibald Prize

Julia Gutman’s stylised portrait of Australian pop star Montaigne has won the 2023 Archibald Prize. The Archibald Prize is Australia’s prestigious art prize and is awarded each year to a portrait depicting someone “distinguished in art, letters, science or politics.” This year’s Archibald narrowed 949 entries down to 57 finalists, including some portraits of queer …

Meet the Rockhampton artist queering the ‘Beef Capital’

Easton Dunne is an artist and an arts educator living and working on Darumbal Country in Central Queensland. Their new exhibit, Main Drag is visual exploration of the hyper-masculinity and industrial aesthetic of their home town of Rockhampton — the ‘Beef Capital of Australia’. For our May edition of QNews, I was fortunate enough to …

Eugène Jansson

NSFW! the nude male art & photographs of Eugène Jansson

Originally famed for his blue-tinged nocturnal cityscapes, Eugène Jansson changed course in 1904 and focussed on painting male nudes. Specifically, the young sailors he photographed and painted at Stockholm’s floating naval bathhouse. Eugène lived with his mother and younger brother Adrian, also gay, all his life. Some of their gay friends thought the two brothers …

QNews the myx queer art exhibition

Queer Art Exhibition During Brisbane Pride Festival

 QNews Magazine will host a queer art exhibition to celebrate Pride Month in Brisbane in September. This year’s Pride Festival kicks off on September 8. The Queer Art Exhibition launches on September 14 as a free showcase for LGBTIQ artists and queer artwork to help lift their profiles and sell their work. QNews Magazine is …