From the riverbank in Mildura, to the streets of Melbourne, to the world’s most prestigious art galleries: this is the story of Trevor ‘Turbo’ Brown.
Brunswick is a province in Northern Germany. So how did its name get attached to one of Melbourne’s hip, inner north suburbs? The answer, involves a long ago scandal.
Australia’s richest art prize was founded by a self-made miner turned journalist, who liked to pretend he was French.
She sang and she shredded on electric guitar. She was black, bi-sexual, and a woman, at a time when it was hard to be any of these things. She is Sister Rosetta Tharpe.
Gwoya Tjungurrayi was a Warlpiri man from the Northern Territory desert. You’ve probably never heard of him, and yet, chances are, you know him by sight.
William Edmondson was an African-American sharecropper from Tennessee. He worked odd jobs, was semi-literate, and was an unremarked on member of his community. Then, one …
Errol Flynn was one of the brightest stars in Hollywood’s golden age. He hailed from isolated Tasmania, about as far from the glitz of Tinseltown as you could get.