Andy Warhol self-portrait sells for $32 million at Art Basel

Self-Portrait (Fright Wig) (1986)– an image of Andy Warhol taken by Andy himself a year before his death – has sold for over $32 million at the V.I.P preview of Art Basel in Switzerland. Art Basel is the world’s largest international modern and contemporary art fair, attracting around 80,000 visitors to the Swiss city each year,…


5 things we love about Yoko Ono

Artist, activist, musician and icon – Yoko Ono has worn many hats (and we’re not just talking about her signature styled black brimmed hat). Once famously described by John Lennon as ‘the world’s most famous unknown artist’, Ono’s innovative exhibition at Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art has been thrilling Australian audiences this summer. During her…


The American dream comes to Australian shores in ‘America: Painting a nation’

The land of the free has brought us many things – McDonald’s, Disneyland, Peanut Butter and Jelly, Country music – the list goes on. Theme parks and music genres aside, the United States of America has also given the world some of the most prolific artists in recent history – Pollock, Whistler and Warhol are…


Win $10,000 in the CREATE STUDIO Competition – entries open until 31 October.

WHAT IS CREATE STUDIO? After an overwhelming response last year, STUDIO in partnership with The Loop are on the hunt again for Australia’s brightest creative sparks – the talented artists, the creatives and the big-thinkers – to dream up new 30 second brand spots for our channel. Finalists will co-produce their concept with STUDIO, receive cash prize money and an exclusive professional…




Create STUDIO Competition returns for another year this October when STUDIO and online creative network The Loop team up once again to give another four Australian artists the chance to bring their ideas to life on national television. We will be searching for Australia’s talented artists, creatives and big-thinkers to dream up new 30 second brand spots for the channel. The…


Art Month Sydney


Art Month returns to Sydney from 1- 24 March with over 300 exhibiting artists, and 200 art events throughout the city. As Sydney’s largest annual celebration of contemporary art, Art Month is where it’s at, encouraging new ways of approaching art, different creative spaces and discussions on the controversy of contemporary art. Here are some…


13 Rooms 2013


Kaldor Public Art Projects have announced their exciting new exhibition of performance art 13 Rooms, which is set to run in April, 2013. The fantastic new project brings together 13 famous artists across five continents and more than 70 trained performers to present an innovative group exhibition of ‘living sculpture’ within 13 rooms. The site…


The Artist on Film

Friday 25 May, 9.30pm

STUDIO showcases some of the most extraordinary artists of the past century in the brilliant films that capture their lives and their work. Tune in for our celluloid celebration of influential artists and literary figures. Surrealissimo The Trial Of Salvador Dali – Monday 21 May 9.30pm   What better way to tell the tale of Salvador…


Mildura Palimpsest


Mildura Palimpsest is an Australian and international visual arts festival. Described as the Biennale of the bush, the festival showcases over 100 international and local artists’ work. Installations in historic buildings, motels, shop fronts and even a service station makes the Mildura Palimpsest a truly unique festival. The theme of the eighth festival in 2011…