Reviews and interviews give a human perspective on what the artist is thinking or how they draw inspiration from the world around them. There are several websites and magazines featuring reviews and interviews about Australian artists, art and beyond.
Where to find Reviews and Interview?
Artlink is a website dedicated to art in Australia and the Asia Pacific. It has a website and publishes a magazine quarterly in Australia also. It has a website link dedicated to reviews and also futures interviews with up and coming as well as well known artists.
Artshub is a website dedicated to journalism related to the arts in Australia. Their site features job opportunities, news, grants information, current exhibitions and events. It also includes many reviews of both artists works and book reviews. They also interview artists regularly. It is an extremely useful source for anyone wanting to have some kind of involvement with the arts.
Australian Arts Review is all about performing and visual arts in Australia. It includes opinion pieces, and reviews about cabaret, the circus, comedy, dance, film, theatre and opera. It also has a dedicated section for festivals. The website also reviews books about famous artworks and art. It is proudly free to access and independent.
Artist Profile is based in Sydney and has been releasing a quarterly journal including about the work and life of writers, artists, scholars and others. There are plenty of reviews about lives and work of artist’s from all over Australia. Artist Profile has been going since 2007 and continues to be a valuable source for artists and those wanting to develop their interest in the art since starting.
Reviews and interviews can be found all over the internet but they are often internationally focused. Australia reviews and interviews can be more difficult to find. This guide is a good starting point.