Mary Reid Kelley, The Thong of Dionysus, 2015

The humours

Exploring how comedy and absurdity can be used to reveal more serious concerns about race, work, gender and politics, The humours brings together six international and Australian artists in a challenging and comical exhi...
Joseph Kosuth, A Conditioning of Consciousness, 1988 (detail)

Joseph Kosuth: A Short History of My Thought

A major solo exhibition from one of the pioneers of conceptual art, American artist Joseph Kosuth – Anna Schwartz Gallery presents in association with the Melbourne Festival, A Short History of My Thought on displa...
Kader Attia, Asesinos! Asesinos! 2014 (detail)

Kader Attia

Exploring ideas of cultural exchange, appropriation and the tangled relationship between extra-Occidental cultures and the West in the wake of decolonisation, ACCA presents a major new survey exhibition encompassing over...
Bendigo Art Gallery Edith Head in her Paramount Pictures studio 1940s © Paramount Pictures

The Costume Designer: Edith Head and Hollywood

Considered the most significant costume designer in the history of cinema, a new exhibition at the Bendigo Art Gallery from 29 September will feature a large slice of Hollywood history, honouring the life and work of mul...
Mikala Dwyer, Square cloud compound, 2010

Mikala Dwyer: a shape of thought

An exhibition of new and recent works by one of Australia’s most significant contemporary artists, the Art Gallery of New South Wales presents Mikala Dwyer: a shape of thought currently on display until 4 February 2018. ...
NGV Gareth Sansom, Sweeney Agonistes 2005 AAR

Gareth Sansom: Transformer

A pioneering figure of the Australian avant-garde for more than 60 years, the National Gallery of Victoria? will trace the career of one of Australia’s most provocative artists in Gareth Sansom: Transformer – curre...
Museum Victoria - Museum Inside Out

Melbourne Museum to go Inside Out

This summer, Melbourne Museum will open an exceptional new exhibition Museum Inside Out that will turn the traditional museum experience completely on its head. Drawing on the State’s collection of over 17 million object...