Noah Taylor | ABC Radio National's, Weekend Art 'The Masterpiece' Segment

This Saturday, an interview with Noah Taylor will be played on Radio National’s Weekend Art segment called ‘The Masterpiece,’ where each week an artist is invited to talk about an artwork that has been influential for them.

Noah has decided to talk about the 1968, Velvet underground album White Light/White Heat and it’s significance to him.

Sydney listeners can tune in on the frequency 576 AM

Noah Taylor on Radio National’s, Weekend Art ‘The Masterpiece’ segment
Saturday 20 September, 3:45pm


Tamara Dean | ABC Radio National

Listen to Tamara Dean in conversation with ABC Radio National’s Melanie Tait on Weekend Arts. The interview, from Saturday 19 July, is now available to listen to here online on the ABC Radio National website. Dean discusses her move into full time fine art photography after working as a photojournalist for the 10 years while also juggling her fine art practice. Dean also discusses her most recent body of work and the intense processes involved in creating her images.


Tamara Dean, The Artists, 2013, ink-jet print, 111 x 250 cm


Ann Thomson | ABC Radio National | The Masterpiece

Olsen Irwin artist Ann Thomson drops in this Saturday 12 April to ABC Radio National to talk about the of great Australian Indigenous painter, Yirawala. The Radio National programme hosted by Melanie Tait, allows a prominent Australian artist to discuss another artist’s work that has had a profound influence on them. Previous artists on the programme include Australian great John Olsen, singer songwriters Kate Miller-Heidke and actor Geoff Morrell. Listen to the segment with Ann Thomson this Saturday 12 April at 3:45pm.

The Masterpiece
Featuring Ann Thomson
ABC Radio National
3:45pm, Saturday 12 April 2014


Artist Ann Thomson in her Waverly studio


Tim Olsen | ABC Radio National

Tune into ABC radio national tomorrow Saturday 22 February at 2:30pm to hear Olsen Irwin director, Tim Olsen, on Melanie Tait‘s ‘Weekend Arts‘ segment. Olsen will take part in a panel discussion with Fiona Inglis from Curtis Brown literary agency and Nicky Gluyas from Nicky Gluyas Management, discussing the development of an artist’s career, navigating and negotiating the progression from emerging to established and the challenges faced by those dedicated to a life in the arts.

More information can be found on the ABC radio national’s website here.

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