Lee Mingwei, Guernica in Sand, 2006 and 2015, mixed-media interactive installation, sand, wooden island, lighting, 1300 x 643 cm. Courtesy of JUT Museum Pre-Opening Office, Taipei. Photograph: Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei

A surprising spectacle rescues the Sydney Biennale from irrelevance

The 19th Biennale of Sydney in 2014 was a disappointment that bordered on disaster. Five of the selected artists boycotted the event because one of the major sponsors, Transfield Holdings, had a stake in a company operating the Manus Island … Continue reading

Two storied wharves will have shops

Circular Quay wharf redesign

Sydney’s circular Quay area is getting ready for a redesign. The wharves and ferry terminals are in poor condition and today Premier Mike Baird, Minister for Transport Andrew Constance and Minister for Finance, Services and Property Dominic Perrottet announced a $200 million redevelopment upgrade as … Continue reading