Beth Kearney
Insistently Henson: 'Bill Henson' at NGV, by Beth Kearney

Bill Henson, Untitled 2009/10 2009-2010, inkjet print, 102.4 x 152.0 cm (image) 126.5 x 177.6 cm (printed image border) 127.1 x 184.6, cm (sheet), ed. 2/5, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2012.

Bill Henson, NGV International, St Kilda Road, Melbourne, 10 March - 27 August

Even now, it is difficult to visit a Bill Henson exhibition without being burdened by the controversy that occurred at Roslyn Oxley9 just less tha...

Helen Hughes
James Tylor, 'un-resettling' at Vivien Anderson Gallery,  by Helen Hughes

James Tylor, un-resettling, 2017, installation view. Courtesy the artist and Vivien Anderson Gallery

James Tylor, un-resettling, Vivien Anderson Gallery, 29 March – 29 April 2017

In recent years, Bruce Pascoe's widely read Dark Emu: Black Seeds: Agriculture or Accident? (2014) and Bill Gammage's The Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines Made Australia (2011) have helped cultivate a more general understanding of the history of Aboriginal land management, agricultural practices, and...

Rex Butler
'Paints like a dream': Louise Hearman at Tarrawarra, by Rex Butler

Louise Hearman, Untitled #727, 1999, oil on Masonite, collection of the artist, image courtesy and © the artist. Photograph: Mark Ashkanasy

Paints like a dream Louise Hearman, curated by Anna Davis, Tarrawarra Museum of Art, Healesville, 18 February – 14 May 2017

Louise Hearman complains about the way that in every review of her work she is compared to her partner Bill Henson, while in reviews of Henson’s work she is rarely, if ever, mentioned.

Of course, she is absolutely right: the ma...

Julia Lomas
Sally Smart, 'The Choreography of Cutting', Sarah Scout Presents, by Julia Lomas

Sally Smart, The Choreography of Cutting. (The Pedagogical Puppet Projects), 2017. Courtesy the artist and Sarah Scout Presents

Sally Smart, The Choreography of Cutting, Sarah Scout Presents, 11 March – 15 April 2017

Sally Smart's exhibition at Sarah Scout Gallery presents work from the artist's major ongoing project The Choreography of Cutting (2014–), alongside pieces that continue her 2012 series The Pedagogical Puppet. The synthesis of these two research projects combines to form...