Bangarra Dance Theatre’s upcoming production Bennelong (Sydney Opera House 29 June – 29 July) highlights a significant figure from our city’s history. It tells the story of Woollarawarre Bennelong, a …

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Published: 7 Jun, 2017 | 0 Comments | Tags:

Here’s a new way to do Art Month. Go to a talk or exhibition and on your way home, visit a sculpture or mural you haven’t seen before. Great for …

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Published: 10 Feb, 2017 | 0 Comments | Tags:

The inconspicuously named The Other Art Fair is back. This year, it has set up in a great new space at COMMUNE Waterloo and features more than 100 emerging artists handpicked …

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Published: 5 Oct, 2016 | 0 Comments | Tags:

Cockatoo Island’s charismatic post-industrial backdrop is perfect for contemporary art. Ever wondered what it takes to get Australia’s biggest contemporary art festival into 16 different venues? Gina Hall, the 20th …

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Published: 8 Mar, 2016 | 0 Comments | Tags:

We’re right in the thick of Art Month, so there’s no better time than now to get yourself to a couple of special happenings. In no particular order, we’ve created …

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Published: 8 Mar, 2016 | 0 Comments | Tags:

Newell Harry’s Circle/s in the Round for (Miles and Miles +1) is an elegant neon wall sculpture in Temperance Lane. Running beneath the coloured concentric circles is text reading, and …

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Published: 18 Feb, 2016 | 0 Comments | Tags:

It’s been six months since 10 Group launched Art Money, an interest-free loan scheme to help you buy local art. Backed with seed funding by the City of Sydney as …

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Published: 7 Dec, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags:

Which public artwork makes you stop and look up? Some like Jason Wing’s piercing blue cherubs of In Between Two Worlds, which light up an unassuming Chinatown alleyway (shown above). …

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Published: 9 Nov, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags: ,

The Other Art Fair (10-13 September) is where you can buy directly from local emerging artists, not yet represented by a gallery and maybe even discover future stars. The artists …

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Published: 12 Aug, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags:

If its 2013 debut is anything to go by, this year’s Sydney Contemporary from 10 – 13 September, is going to be massive. The international art fair is Australia’s largest, …

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Published: 12 Aug, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags:

107 Projects might be where you buy your morning coffee, or maybe you’ve been to exhibitions there before. Or, perhaps that’s where you saw that Canadian one-man-band that sings in …

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Published: 19 Mar, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags:

Getting a behemoth like Maser’s ‘Higher Ground’ ‘off the ground’ is no mean feat. In their second year with Sydney Festival, Laura Pike and Anne-Louise Dadak of Province were part …

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Published: 20 Jan, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags: ,

Veteran street artist Numskull has just painted his biggest wall to date. His mural Here, Now created as part of Art & About Sydney, reminds the hurried crowds of Pitt …

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Published: 11 Nov, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags: ,

A haunting new photograph exhibition officially opened by Lord Mayor Clover Moore at Customs House boldly confronts one of the biggest global events of our time. The Story of Our …

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Published: 13 Aug, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags: ,

In thinking about what the future of public art in Sydney might look like, we revisits notable public projects around the world. Over the past couple of weeks, a 50 …

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Published: 12 Aug, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags: ,

From colonial edifices, grand fountains and murals by Indigenous artists, to kinetic sculptures and neon buildings, the preservation work of our public art collection has our City Art team up …

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Published: 17 Jun, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags: ,

At dusk, stroll down Glebe Point Road. You’ll hit Bicentennial Park, which has a great view of the Anzac Bridge. As you walk along the water’s edge, you will spot …

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Published: 22 May, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags: ,

In case you missed the news, Green Square’s industrial landscape is undergoing a major makeover. We’re working on a $440 million project to redevelop the area over the next 10 …

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Published: 22 May, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags:

This year’s smart ARTS exhibition, as part of Pine Street’s smart ARTS youth festival, brought together around 80 young artists from across Sydney. Artists between the ages of 15 and …

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Published: 29 Apr, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags: ,

Well, we’re right in the thick of one of the biggest city-wide art events of the year. You’ve loitered around some of our best galleries, glass of white wine in …

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Published: 18 Mar, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags:

The Year of the Horse is fast approaching. As a large portion of our Asian community celebrates one of the biggest events of the year, we’re excited to see the …

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Published: 14 Jan, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags: ,

We spend a lot of time talking about festivals and new arts and cultural projects, but the memorable and enduring urban design and architecture that makes up much of the …

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