The booming public interest in artworks as investment has meant a bonanza for those in the business of art. At the latest round of art sales, $16 million was spent in the space of a week.
An inspirational story about the life and work of the renowned visual artist, Rosalie Gascoigne, who died in 1999.
The photographs of Carol Jerrems embody the seventies in Australia, a decade defined by its challenges to convention, morality and social order.
The program begins with a look at some of the career highlights of one of this country's most influential newspaper cartoonists.
Mirka Mora has been a part of the local scene for more than 50 years. A survivor of the Holocaust, Mirka wanted to live somewhere, she says, where war was unlikely.
We travel way out back to Broken Hill, an unlikely location for a town with a reputation as a prolific producer of authentic Australian art.
West Australian artist Howard Taylor's death in 2001 brought to a close a career that began in prisoner of war camps in the 1940s and ended with his recognition as one of the greatest artists
A documentary on the life and art of James Gleeson, Australia's foremost Surrealist painter to mark his 80th year.
Writer, historian and art critic Robert Hughes presents a survey of Australian art from the time of the First Fleet to the present day, based on the social background of the times and the overseas
Artist Tim Storrier examines the creative process from the blank canvas to the inspiration and formulation of the idea to the completed work.
Vernon Ah Kee is a portraitist, graphic and video artist.
Recently unearthed in an America University, 30 precious paintings by the Aboriginal artists of Carrolup Settlement.
In 1945, the Carrolup School of the south west of Western Australia was flourishing.
Musee Du Quai Branly is the new museum featuring Australia's Indigenous artworks in Paris, France.
This three part Arts TV series explores life outside the galleries.
Presenter and writer Marcus Westbury is back and has unearthed an eclectic and amusing mix of artists, writers, critics and musicians whose work has found their audiences – often in the millions –
Croatian-born grandmother Gina Sinozich has painted a prodigious and impressive collection of hundreds of internationally celebrated paintings since she first took up a brush just six years ago.
This is a reflection on the life and work of Jørn Utzon who died in 2008 aged 90. His enduring tribute will, of course, be the Sydney Opera House.
Australia's best-known painter, both here and overseas, travels around Australia from Perth and Port Hedland to Cooper's Creek, Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney, summing up what the history of Austra