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Call for a new start at the Art Gallery of New South Wales

The NSW Coalition government will contribute $244 million to fund the Sydney Modern plan at the Art Gallery of NSW, according to The Sydney Morning Herald report tonight. The commitment is apparently contained in the NSW Budget to be presented to State Parliament on Tuesday [...]

June 13th, 2017|2 Comments

Defending art and science

In today’s world, enlightened voices in support of the arts and sciences are needed more than ever. We need the sciences to understand our world and find solutions to its problems; we need the arts to raise our horizons and unleash creativity. Since the earliest [...]

March 22nd, 2017|6 Comments

We need to talk about the Art Gallery …

Welcome to the Culture Heist blog. It's time for an open and honest assessment of the problems facing our much-loved cultural institutions. My book Culture Heist, due out in May, began as an account of recent developments at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, [...]

March 3rd, 2017|0 Comments