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Maryam Alakbarli, a young painter with a difference

Mary Le Rumeur | 20 March 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: art, Down syndrome
On World Down Syndrome Day we meet a high achiever with the syndrome.

We can all be heroes

Jotham Muriu Njoroge | 09 March 2016 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: africa, art

Forgotten portraits

Catherine Morrogh | 11 Feb 2016 | ABOVE |  
tags: art, Down syndrome

Why we need to remember how to forget

Emma Smith | 04 February 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: art, creativity, memory, technology
Creativity needs a dustbin.

Sparing Mr Rouhani’s culture, hiding a truth about our own

Chiara Bertoglio | 01 February 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: art, Christianity, Islam, nudity
Italy's nude sculptures cover-up exposes contrasting attitudes to the body.

The verdict is in on this year’s Caldecott winners

Jennifer Minicus | 24 February 2015 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: art, Caldecott, picture books

Childbirth rids you of creativity – true or false?

Tamara El-Rahi | 03 November 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: art, motherhood

Should I destroy my Rolf Harris CD?

Bernard Toutounji | 09 July 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: art, sex abuse, sex abuse crisis
The trusted entertainer has been sentenced for child abuse. Does that ruin his music?

Africans of Renaissance Europe

Michael Cook | 01 April 2013 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: art, history

A Book That Has It All

Clare Cannon | 19 March 2013 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: art, family, friendship, girls, historical fiction, music, romance, young adult

Napoleon invades Melbourne

R. J. Stove | 14 August 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: art, Napoleon, NGV
Should you attend only one art gallery event this year, make it this one; should you attend only two, go twice.

This is not an article

Zac Alstin | 16 July 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: art, internet, philosophy
The surrealist painter Henri Magritte anticipated our immersion in the unreal world of the internet.

The unaccountable popularity of “The Scream”

Carolyn Moynihan | 04 May 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: art, Edvard Munch
Edward Munch's picture of a tortured soul has become the second most famous image in the world, but why?

Bankrolling beauty: the money men of the 15th century

Sarah Phelps Smith | 01 November 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: art, banking, beauty, Renaissance
With one eye on the next life, the Medici used their wealth to fund timeless works of art.

Captain America: The First Avenger

Ronan Wright | 12 August 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: art, film reviews
The latest instalment in Hollywood's obsession with Marvel Comics is trash, but, thankfully, rollicking good fun trash.

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