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Captain James Cook

Time for a Shiny New Look for Captain Cook

While the federal government announced plans to mark the Cook legacy with a $50 million park at Kurnell in Botany Bay by 2020, including a $3 million commemorative statue of Captain James Cook, amateur historians are calling to redraw our east coast map and rename land features according to Cook's log.


Reflections on an icon

There is a dramatic and spectacular 21st century artwork of Captain James Cook newly arrived at the Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW). The feature that catches the eye is the material of which it is made—highly polished stainless steel...