Andy Leaf: Absent Prince.

Off the Kerb are starting the new year on the highest of high notes. Although knowing them, it’s a bar they’ll easily continue to meet throughout 2017. Balloon …

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The Armory Show 2016

NYC is in the midst of fair fever – art fair fever, that is. All manner of arty fairs are rolling into town this month, among them the Spring/Break Art Show, …

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Palmyra: What You Need to Know

Palmyra – it’s all over the news. It’s been recaptured. It’s damaged, but how badly? What are we going to do about it? Is it really safe? How long will …

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Bill Cosby and the Court of Public Opinion

Art is commentary – we know this. We hear it in the dissections by art critics, and sometimes from the artists themselves. It’s on the little placards t …

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Made in Iran.

The ways we consume film and television are changing. It’s all ‘on-demand’ — what you want, how you want it, when you want it. So it’s little surprise, th …

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Dior Homme x Toru Kamei

Kris Van Assche is a pioneer of minimalism and confrontational design – from colour palettes that evoke emotion to the consideration of silhouette to create the i …

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Cary Joji Fukunaga’s ‘Beasts Of No Nation’

You’ve probably heard some murmurs about Beasts Of No Nation, by now. It’s the new film that’s being heralded as groundbreaking – the one to …

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We’ll Always Have Paris

I was talking to someone recently about why the hardest blow for many people, amongst all of the atrocities to have befallen the world of late, was the one that hit …

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Jacob Coppedge’s ‘Dark Corner’ at Off the Kerb

For all the art we have to admire in the world, some of the most fascinating and enrapturing pieces remain to be some of the simplest: drawings. Maybe it’s the ra …

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Getting To Know: Adam Osemrs.

Play is a word that serves to describe Melbourne-based artist Adam Osemrs’ artwork well. So it’s fitting, then, that his new show, which is the visual embodimen …

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Here’s looking at Yayoi Kusama

This week, celebrated and visionary artist Yayoi Kusama turns 86. Australian audiences might best know her as the creator of the spectacular Obliteration Room at th …

The uber-talented Oliver Jeffers

Oliver Jeffers is a worldly fellow. Born in Australia and raised in Northern Ireland, Jeffers now lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. He’s also a multifaceted …