Sally Pryor, Canberra Times

Sally Pryor

Canberra Times

Canberra, ACT, Australia

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  • Canberra Times
  • The Sydney Morning Herald
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Past articles by Sally:

National Gallery of Australia plans very different summer when lockdown ends

It will be the first summer without an international art blockbuster for many years. → Read More

The world around us will have changed completely post-Covid, and this includes how we design buildings

The National Gallery of Australia, soon to turn 40, is an example of life-enhancing architecture. Picture: Karleen Minney Of all the aspects of daily life that will be irreversibly changed by Covid, we probably haven't given enough thought to architecture, and the buildings we live in, work near and walk past every day. → Read More

In Canberra, we know how to be good to each other

Willing shoper Debbie Hart, of Nicholls, with dog Zoe, is among the Canberrans that have offered to pick up groceries for people in quarantine. Picture: Karleen Minney COVID-19 took longer than expected to reach the capital, but when it happened, the city was ready. → Read More

A pair of Melbourne artists from the 1930s are finally getting the recognition they deserve

Ethel Spowers and Eveline Syme were at the cutting edge of the 1930s Melbourne art scene but until now have gone largely unnoticed. → Read More

Canberra-born indigenous artist Dean Cross is savouring his moment in the sun

For Canberra-born indigenous artist Dean Cross, the concept of home, and of leaving, has always been complicated. → Read More

Bentspoke brewers stoked to be included with iconic Aussie products in Boris Johnson's gift hamper

The Canberra icon could well become a British favourite. → Read More

Canberra film festival blocked from promoting film set in Palestine

Facebook restored the ad after queries from The Canberra Times. → Read More

Ben Lee is back in Australia, bringing his tour to Canberra's Street Theatre

Ben Lee may hang out with celebrities a lot, but he'll always be the 90s rocker we know and love. → Read More

Prolific romance writer Valerie Parv, who sold more than 34 million books, has died suddenly

Dubbed the queen of Australian romance, she was a mentor to up-and-coming writers. → Read More

A sea of voices, and Scott Morrison still didn't want to listen

There's a reason people use megaphones at protests, Mr Morrison. It's because people like you are tone deaf. → Read More

National Museum marks 20 years on the Acton Peninsula

The controversies have died down, renovations are under way, and director Mathew Trinca is looking towards the future. → Read More

Brisbane band george will be looking back on their classic album Polyserena, 20 years on

When their album went platinum, they were completely stunned. → Read More

Vincent Van Gogh's Sunflowers will soon be on display at the new blockbuster at the National Gallery of Australia

There was a sense of optimism at the NGA this week. → Read More

Keeping the Narrabundah College days alive

For a whole generation of Canberra creatives, the 1980s really were the golden years for arts. → Read More

New bronze sculpture of a child with books takes its place on Lyric Lane

Canberra Airport chief executive Stephen Byron knew exactly where to place this sculpture of a kid on a pile of books. → Read More

Skywhalepapa, the new companion to Canberra's Skywhale hot air balloon, will take his maiden flight on February 6

Although Skywhale is just seven years old, a companion has felt like a long time coming. → Read More

Car chase for Liam Neeson's Blacklight to be filmed in Canberra

Canberra's CBD will be transformed into downtown Washington DC over four days. → Read More

'I just really like landscapes': US Ambassador Authur B. Culvahouse shows off embassy art collection

The US Art in Embassies collection is designed to show off the diversity of American art. → Read More

Pub Rock at the National Portrait Gallery celebrates Australia's rock legacy

Pub Rock reminds us not of what we've lost, but what we've always had. → Read More

Australia's sweaty pub rock legacy features in a new show at the National Portrait Gallery

The show features some of Australia's most iconic rock portraits. → Read More