Memory

Ghosts of the
Spanish flu

The present crisis is often compared to the influenza pandemic of 1918–19. So how did artists of the time respond?

2 years ago by Faith Chisholm
Ghosts of the Spanish flu

Sun, sand and social responsibility

As enigmatic as it is iconic, Charles Meere’s painting Australian beach pattern took on new meaning when COVID-19 closed Sydney’s beaches.

2 years ago by Denise Mimmocchi
Sun, sand and social responsibility

Night in the museum

It’s sad to think of our Gallery closed, but the photographic series Las meninas reborn in the night I-VIII by Yasumasa Morimura helps take the edge off the melancholy.

2 years ago
Night in the museum