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Published online: 17 November 2014

Mystery surrounds relic of British Empire due to be auctioned in Australia

Object came from British Empire and Commonwealth Museum’s collection

Published online: 21 August 2014

Debate, ridicule and claims of unoriginality overshadow Sydney public art

Three permanent works due to be installed will cost the city AUS$8m

Published online: 20 August 2014

Christie’s sued over Australian fake

A Sydney-based barrister says the auction house failed to tell her their concerns over a work purportedly by Albert Tucker

Published online: 19 August 2014

Matthew Barney to make solo debut in Australia on an epic scale

US artist will incorporate pieces from David Walsh's antiquities collection

Published online: 01 August 2014

Neighbours worth getting to know

Australia’s museums are acquiring more contemporary Asian art but its private collectors blazed a trail to the region

Published online: 14 May 2014

National Gallery of Australia agrees to return dancing Shiva

The museum has surrendered the work to the federal government

Published online: 29 April 2014

Sydney Biennale survives crucible of controversy

The artistic director of the city-wide exhibition explains why the art takes the lead after sponsorship row

Published online: 26 March 2014

Chairman of Sydney Biennale steps down to remove 'dark cloud' threatening event

Artist-led boycott due to controversial sponsor ends

Published online: 07 March 2014

Five artists withdraw from Sydney biennial

Group says their participation in event linked to asylum seeker detention centres would have been “undeniable and indefensible”

Published online: 26 February 2014

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