In light of recent events
The (Incomplete) FIELD GUIDE to the SMOKERS of AUSTRALIA

In light of recent events

Oslo Davis

Oslo Davis is an illustrator and artist.


In This Issue

‘Being Here: The Life of Paula Modersohn-Becker’ by Marie Darrieussecq

Trans. Penny Hueston; Text Publishing; $24.99

Illustration

Not-so-Tasmanian tiger

The thylacine is thought be extinct. Might it still be found in mainland Australia?

‘Bennelong’ by Bangarra Dance Theatre

Sydney Opera House (touring Canberra, Brisbane, Melbourne)

Crashing the party

The Greens should be celebrating their 25th birthday


Online exclusives

Image of Australian Army Cadets on parade. Image via Alamy

Ghosts in the war machine

Does the military attract violent misanthropists, or are they forged in murky theatres of war?

Composite image showing John Hughes (image via Giramondo Publishing) and the cover of his novel The Dogs (Upswell Publishing)

A dog’s breakfast

Notes on John Hughes’s plagiarism scandal

Image of Erin Doherty as Becky Green in Chloe. Image supplied

App trap: ‘Chloe’

‘Sex Education’ writer Alice Seabright’s new psychological thriller probing social media leads this month’s streaming highlights

Pablo Picasso, Figures by the sea (Figures au bord de la mer), January 12, 1931, oil on canvas, 130.0 × 195.0 cm, Musée national Picasso-Paris. © Succession Picasso/Copyright Agency, 2022. Photo: © RMN - Grand Palais - Mathieu Rabeau

‘The Picasso Century’ at the NGV

The NGV’s exhibition offers a fascinating history of the avant-garde across the Spanish artist’s lifetime