David's response to the Hermann Nitsch controversy.
David's response to the Hermann Nitsch controversy

Rising tide – Blog | Mona

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James Shuvus Williamson
Sarah Forbes
Pippa Walshy
‘You want your art to not only flow into human minds but also to cause really big waves? Then the key is to mimic the most important piece of furniture in our evolutionary habitat—people. That puts a new narcissistic spin on art: art is just … ourselves.’
—Mark Changizi, guest curator

Our current exhibition, On the Origin of Art, closes this Monday April 17

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Daft Dank Space
2013
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You want your art to not only flow into human minds but
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Annette Gittus
Mary-Anne Johnson
'Once I get an idea, the next step is not to act yet...'
'Once I get an idea the next step is not to act yet'

Don't handle with care – Blog | Mona

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Dylan Hynds
During Dark Mofo, celebrate the Grand Opening of Mona’s major new exhibition, The Museum of Everything—an astonishing assortment of art objects selected and curated by the world’s first wandering institution for the untrained, unintentional, undiscovered and unclassifiable artists of the nineteenth, twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

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During Dark Mofo celebrate the Grand Opening of Monas major new exhibition

The Museum of Everything | Grand Opening

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New wonders, new horrors. Dark Mofo program out now: [ Snip.ly Link ]
Natalie Crouch
Kristy Jones
Daniel Savage
Dark Mofo lineup revealed midnight (AEST) tonight.
Asha Mccartney
Manish Mowgli Gounder
Chris Ford
Weekends at Mona are jam-packed with, um, JAM: jazz, and other genres, sourced from near and far, such as this Sunday’s performance by Yolngu artist Yirrmal—here with songs of homeland, direct from north-east Arnhem Land. And it’s free.
Weekends at Mona are jampacked with um JAM jazz and other genres

JAM – Stuff to do | Mona

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Julie Degasperi
Nicholas O'Riley
Mona's Kirsha Kaechele has been cooking up a radical moveable feast called Eat the Problem with culinary superstars from near and far—including Dominique Crenn of Atelier Crenn, San Francisco (she was named Best Female Chef 2016 by San Pellegrino’s The World's 50 Best Restaurants List). Dominique is coming to Tassie soon to mentor young, local chefs with Tas TAFE Drysdale, and you can eat the...
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Monas Kirsha Kaechele has been cooking up a radical moveable feast called

Great Chefs Series

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Susan Male
Bekkitae Jay
Siân Softly
‘Tohi combines a stone-age technology with modern artistic exploration. Before the arrival of European explorers in Tonga, metalwork had not been discovered: building and furnishings were fixed not by nails but by lashings, lalava, made from plaited strands of coconut fibres. These could remain undyed, and already be patterned differently in the ways they crossed; but simply by adding a dark...
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Peri Joel Holms
Colette Nicoll
Sharon Johnson
The National Gallery of Victoria Melbourne Art Book Fair continues today and tomorrow. Come and say hi. Or buy stuff.

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The National Gallery of Victoria Melbourne Art Book Fair continues today and
Demna Kostava
Raven Park
Tali Na
Stu Gumley
Julie Byrnes
Romany Brodribb
All the rest is silence.
―W. H. Auden
All the rest is silence
W H Auden

Dark Mofo, Hobart, Tasmania

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Angela Brand
Bec Hainsworth
Elwyn Davies
The wolves.

Dark Mofo first announcement.
The wolves 

Dark Mofo first announcement

Dark Mofo, 8-21 June

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Carol Drinkwater-Rogers
Jane Rosback
Sarah La Roche
We’re schlepping our tomes across the Bass Strait and we’re not schlepping them back again.
National Gallery of Victoria Melbourne Art Book Fair 2017 runs 17–19 March.
Were schlepping our tomes across the Bass Strait and were not schlepping
‘The juxtaposition here of naked flesh with wrecked car bodies undoubtedly makes for a dystopic whole. This isn’t a healthy, habitable place to be.’
—Steven Pinker, guest curator

On the Origin of Art
Continues until April 17

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Untitled 1994/95
1994–95
Bill Henson
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
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The juxtaposition here of naked flesh with wrecked car bodies undoubtedly makes
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Free the goldfish.
Free the goldfish

Hooks

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Craig McLennan
Tim Lynch
Julie Degasperi
We are sad to hear of the recent death of Jannis Kounellis-Γιάννης Κουνέλλης. From today until Thursday 9 March, the meat version of his work Untitled, 1998, will be on display.
We are sad to hear of the recent death of Jannis KounellisΓιάννης
Ink Theory Art
Your chance to be the David or Margaret of art flicks, with our films program that relates (sort of) to our exhibition, On the Origin of Art.

Free with museum entry and often single screenings only, so hop to it.
Your chance to be the David or Margaret of art flicks with

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Tom Karirr
Abyss I and Abyss II, 2015, by Thomas Huber are now on show in the Void entrance to the gallery.

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Abyss I and Abyss II 2015 by Thomas Huber are now on
Julie Jules
James Park
Gary Everdell
‘Typical art-origin myths offer a heady mix of neuro-babble, paleo-sentimentalism, artwank pretentiousness, and naïve group selection. However, if you want the right answer, rather than just a cute story, you have to dig deeper.’
—Geoffrey Miller, guest curator

On the Origin of Art
Continues until April 17
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Typical artorigin myths offer a heady mix of neurobabble paleosentimentalism art