May 31, 2023

Doris Bush Nungarrayi wins 2023 Sulman Prize

Copyright Agency members shine in 2023 Archibald, Wynne and Sulman accolades. Copyright Agency member, Doris Bush Nungarrayi, is the winner of this year’s prestigious Sir John Sulman Prize, for her work Mamunya ngalyananyi (Monster coming). Her painting features Mamus, which she refers to as ‘cheeky ones’. Mamus are ominous and malevolent spirits that can shapeshift, […]

May 30, 2023

Wrapped Perth café tells a local Noongar story

A new outdoor café in Perth’s Burswood Park recently opened adorning stunning artwork by Western Australian Noongar artist, Linda Loo. Bilya Café sits on the land of the Noongar people on Whadjuk Country, beside the Swan River. In Noongar language, ‘bilya’ means ‘river’. Local elder, Bruce Loo, who worked with Crown to research this historically […]

April 13, 2023

Vale John Olsen

Copyright Agency is saddened to hear of the passing of John Olsen AO OBE. Known for his distinctive painting style and depictions of landscapes, Olsen was one of Australia’s most acclaimed artists. During a career that spanned more than sixty years he won numerous awards, including the Wynne Prize in 1969 and 1985, the Sulman […]

September 1, 2022

Sydney Contemporary’s Talk Contemporary 2022 program

Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund is supporting Sydney Contemporary’s Talk Contemporary program, as well as ‘First Nations Voices: Walk Look Listen’ at this year’s art fair. First Nations Voices, Walk Look Listen features new videos by First Nations artists whose work is showing at the Fair, enabling the viewer to see the artist talking about that […]

July 1, 2022

Immersive First Nations experience debuts in Canberra

Connection: Songlines from Australia’s First Peoples is a new digital immersive experience from the creators and producers of Van Gogh Alive which premiered at the National Museum of Australia (NMA), Canberra on 8 June.

July 1, 2022

The Picasso Century opens in Melbourne

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) has hosted the world premiere of ‘The Picasso Century’ exhibition, which opened on 10 June and will run to 9 October.

July 1, 2022

12 years of the Resale Royalty scheme

The Resale Royalty Right enables artists who create work to share in its value when it is resold. On the 12th anniversary of the scheme, here’s some information about how it’s performing.

April 5, 2022

Resale Royalty scheme hits $11 million milestone

Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP and Copyright Agency join in celebrating Australia’s resale royalty scheme hitting the $11 million milestone.