Today contemporary artists using age old basket weaving techniques express their reverence for ancient craftsmen and women, whose innovation inspires their work
The royal baby will be living a life that will never be ‘normal’, but he will be surrounded by a large and loving family as he makes his own way in the world
Book sculptors like Brian Dettmer highlight how important people in society are who create for a living expounding the theory creativity is intrinsically human
Amid the turmoil in Canberra a final aspect of arts and cultural policy reforms in Australia was put in place and our creative nation became a productive nation
In 18th century Europe aesthetics was a field of study . Beautiful works were seen as thought provoking, but clearly distinguished from those considered sublime
The Cyrus Cylinder is a rare and wonderful ancient object of enormous historical and spiritual significance and of inestimable value to the whole of humankind
Where has respect for others, self and civility gone and why are so many people giving continual offense to wider society in a private or professional capacity?
Modern manners, codes of behaviour, decorum and rules of etiquette matter in every culture and society – they illuminate and respect the human experience.
Works by Australian indigenous artists on show now at QAGOMA in Brisbane, highlight a love of country and of our nation by Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander peoples. My Country – I Still Call Australia Home is all about ‘The Coming of the Light. The show, comprising of over 300…
Making cathedral spaces available to local start up businesses so that a Cathedral again becomes an enterprise hub is an important initiative of the RSA London
An exhibition on the theme of the unicorn in medieval and Renaissance art will mark the 75th anniversary of the founding of The Cloisters at The Met Museum, NY
It is always intriguing to read statistics about Baby Boomers, that generation of people born following World War II, who are still thinking outside the box
Hollywood Costume the Winter Masterpiece Exhibition at ACMI in Melbourne is presenting the costumes worn by characters we have admired at the movies 1912-2012
Quirky antique objects are always popular and at Melbourne’s AA&ADA Fair dealer Derek Greengrass has a museum quality articulated carved oak skeleton for sale
In 1856 Owen Jones published The Grammar of Ornament inspiring a taste for the exotic reflected in Leighton House and The Peacock House at Holland Park, London
This week dear readers I am going to be harsh, but it is for your own good! I am sharing my top fashion faux pas so you will never be caught out again. Sometimes I think the faux pas occurs when we are not sure how to wear a style…