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Jordan Wolfson, ‘Body Sculpture’ (detail), 2023

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Call to arms: Jordan Wolfson’s ‘Body Sculpture’

The NGA’s newest acquisition, a controversial American artist’s animatronic steel cube, fuses abstraction with classical figure sculpture

Image representing a film still of abstract colours

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Tacita Dean and the poetics of film editing

The MCA’s survey of the British-born artist’s work reveals both the luminosity of analogue film and its precariousness

Installation view of the Kandinsky exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, showing three framed abstract paintings hanging on a wall

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Kandinsky at AGNSW

The exhibition of the Russian painter’s work at the Art Gallery of NSW provides a fascinating view of 20th-century art’s leap from representation to abstraction

Image of Agnieszka Pilat with robot dog, in front of painted wall

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The rule of threes: NGV Triennial

The sprawling show’s exploration of technologies and pressing politics takes in artificial intelligence and deep-fake photojournalism

Emily Kam Kngwarray, Anmatyerr people, not titled [detail], 1981

A clear view: Emily Kam Kngwarray at the NGA

A major exhibition of the late Anmatyerr desert painter is welcome, but the influence of the rapacious art market on Aboriginal art is inescapable

Overhead photograph of car spinning in red desert, inscribing spirals in the dust

White walls taken Blak: The art of Reko Rennie

The Kamilaroi multi-disciplinary artist’s spectacular works bridge contemporary and ancient traditions

Ball-Eastaway House

The house at Glenorie

How Glenn Murcutt’s architectural vision created a space – and inspiration – for artists Lynne Eastaway and Sydney Ball

Untitled, 1990, oil pastel on paper

Blank stare: The drawings of Elizabeth Newman

The minimalist works of this Melbourne-based artist derive from her pursuit of the most authentic and primitive expression

Detail of Pierre Bonnard, ‘Coffee’, 1915, oil on canvas, showing woman at table drinking coffee with dog on lap standing front legs on table

Emotional virtue: ‘Pierre Bonnard: Designed by India Mahdavi’ and ‘Rembrandt: True to Life’

Concurrent exhibitions at the NGV survey the intense realism of Rembrandt and the emotional power of colour harnessed by Pierre Bonnard

Artist Tjungkara Ken sits in front of a brightly coloured canvas with paintbrush in hand

White privilege and black disadvantage in the Aboriginal art industry

The recent revelations of “white hands on black art” underscore the authenticity myth that persists when it comes to Aboriginal art