Far from the shallow

A new exhibition of documentary photography goes off the deep end to celebrate an icon of unassuming, universal style

Photographer Russell James on the portraits that changed his world

Rihanna, Streisand, the Clintons: the eminent Australian photographer reveals the stories behind the photographs that have impacted him greatly

Art in force

Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy, two artists behind Dinosaur Designs whose three-decade creative partnership is the subject of a new exhibition, dissect each other's practice

Heaven is a place on earth

On the exquisite pain of Nick Cave's breathtaking UNTIL, the visionary's most ambitious work to date and the art event of the summer

The pink print

The photographer Kate Ballis transforms desert landscapes into entirely surreal scenes that straddle the divide between saccharine and sinister

The Uncanny Valley Girl gets real

Marching into the depths of the void, the artist Angela Goh finds herself again and again

The face of Australia

Twenty new portraits unveiled as part of the National Portrait Gallery's 20th anniversary celebrate remarkable Australians in all their diversity

Sculpture by the sea returns, whatever the weather

Now in its twenty second year, the world’s largest al fresco exhibition of sculpture is primed to delight – rain, hail or shine