The perfect timing of Robert Mapplethorpe’s ‘perfect medium’

The work of photographer Robert Mapplethorpe comes to life in an exquisite new exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales

This year’s Archibald winner reflects on his prize portrait of his partner

Strike a pose, there's nothing to it: Mitch Cairns reflects on his prize-winning portrait of his partner, the artist Agatha Gothe-Snape

Modern family: Georgia O’Keeffe’s hypnotic landscapes grab Sydney by the horns

A stunning new exhibition brings three pioneering female modernists into a captivating conversation across space and time