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Yoko Ono

Just a 'well-known celebrity': Australian tourism chief doubted Yoko Ono's ability to draw crowds

Letter reveals that 2013 exhibition at Museum of Contemporary Art was offered AU$500,000 of state money despite reservations

Museums & Heritage

Art heaven or hell? Museum’s epic £15m tunnel brings to life Dante’s Divine Comedy

Alfredo Jaar's new immersive installation inside a tunnel at the Museum of Old and New Art in Tasmania simulates heaven, hell and purgatory

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Exhibitions

Canary in the coal mine: Simon Denny on his new show about mining data and minerals

Exhibition by New Zealand-born, Berlin-based artist opens at the Museum of Old and New Art in Hobart

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Arab Image Foundation

Arab photography archive releases 22,000 historic images online

Arab Image Foundation completes $255,000 digitisation initiative and will reopen its Beirut building this summer

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$890m Sydney museum move could be most expensive gallery relocation in history

Critics fear that plan will lead to parts of the Powerhouse Museum’s collection being sold off

Performance art

Down under: Australian artist Mike Parr buries himself under a road for 72 hours

Veteran performer's tribute to victims of totalitarian violence is part of Dark Mofo festival in Hobart

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Building projects

Australia's largest contemporary art gallery to be built in Melbourne

New space will help National Gallery of Victoria to capitalise on blockbuster exhibitions

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Controversies

Candice Breitz renames video installation at National Gallery of Victoria's Triennial to protest against Australia’s treatment of refugees

South African artist is campaigning against gallery's contract with Wilson Security and its involvement with country's offshore detention facilities

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Public art

Anri Sala’s installation considers dark side of the Age of Enlightenment

Public work in Sydney connects Mozart masterpiece with arrival of British First Fleet

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Exhibitions

Joseph Kosuth bathes gallery in signature neon for first Australian survey

Exhibition brings high priest of conceptualism to Melbourne International Festival

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Exhibitions

Despite protests, Tasmania gives Nitsch his biggest-ever audience

Bloody performance at MONA Museum’s Dark Mofo festival attracted 900 visitors

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Exhibitions

Tickets cancelled for Nitsch performance in Tasmania due to protest threat

Bloody event featuring bull carcass will go ahead at a new venue with bolstered security