Making sense of a new reality and the return of power politics – a Quarterly Essay extract
By Hugh White on the
The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu (aka the KLF) redefine the book launch
By Jenny Valentish on the
Turnbull may have an ally in Barnaby Joyce, but the Nationals are a broad church.
By Mungo MacCallum on the
The so-called bad-boy celebrity chef has always offered a smarter take – and now we’re beginning to notice
By Matthew Clayfield on the
By Nick Feik on the
Sensible economics made simple – a Richard Denniss book extract
By Richard Denniss on the
This retrospective raises questions about how consciousness affects memory and experience
By Kali Myers on the
Image of Julie Bishop
Staunching a leak will do little to allay the federal government’s troubles
By Mungo MacCallum on the
Image of installation view of Mira Gojak / Elizabeth Newman at Neon Parc
‘Mira Gojak / Elizabeth Newman’ illustrates the possibilities for curated shows in commercial galleries
By Quentin Sprague on the
Can Netflix’s breakout supernatural hit transcend its nostalgia-fuelled premise?
By Myke Bartlett on the
A Liberal-led smear campaign will only make Kristina Keneally a bigger threat to the government
By Mungo MacCallum on the
The director of ‘The Lobster’ can’t quite pull off this high-concept dance between the grandiose and the grotesque
By Luke Goodsell on the
Still from BoJack Horseman
An animated satire about an anthropomorphic former sitcom star gets surprisingly real
By Craig Mathieson on the
There will be no resolution until Turnbull deals with his conservatives
By Mungo MacCallum on the
In a new series, prolific documentarian Ken Burns finally acknowledges that American stories have an impact on the stories of others
By Matthew Clayfield on the
The annual festival of experimental art energised Sydney’s Carriageworks over ten days
By Fiona McGregor on the
The arguments against an Indigenous voice to parliament simply don’t stack up
By Mungo MacCallum on the
Nat Randall plays a five-minute scene of attempted reconciliation – with 100 different men over 24 hours
By Fiona McGregor on the