Category: Arts

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The Met – New York, Oceania exhibit

The Oceania art gallery, in The Michael C Rockefeller Wing at The Met, New York has temporarily closed in early 2021 in preparation for an exciting new renovation project which will re-envision the collection...

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ART & BOOKS

Steve Capelin Paradiso This novel is set in New Ireland and is based on the bizarre but true story of the Marquis de Rays, who had ambitions of starting a great French colony in...

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ART & BOOK REVIEWS

Congratulations to Julianne Ross Allcorn The Papua New Guinea Association of Australia congratulates Julianne Ross Allcorn for being awarded the Trustees’ Watercolour Prize in the Wynne Prize 2020, held at the Art Gallery NSW....

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Birds of Paradise – Ellis Rowan in New Guinea

This exhibition is on at the National Library of Australia in Canberra until 8 March 2021. Ellis Rowan (1848–1922) is one of Australia’s most celebrated artists, best known for her striking wildflower paintings but...

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The Shadows in my Eyes

This wistful essay for what Papua New Guinea has become won the PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum Award for Essays and Journalism in this year’s Crocodile Prize. Busa Jeremiah Wenogo, 30, born in...

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Art and Books

Nora Heysen, Official War Artist in PNG A recent exhibition was held of the works of Hans and Nora Heysen at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) at Federation Square in Melbourne. Nora Heysen...