This exhibition analyses the most out-there artworks
Controversy: the Power of Art includes more than 100 works that have been known to produce very intense responses from the public. The exhibition often touches on topics such as violence, homelessness, social and political issues, refugees and social injustice. Curated by the University of Melbourne's Dr Vivien Gaston, it is a rare event proving to be very thought-provoking. Artists include Damien Hirst, Francisco Goya, Juan Davila, Henry Frith, Robert Mapplethorpe, Jules Lefebvre, Freda Robertshaw, Brett Whiteley, Lisa Roet, Mike Parr, Patricia Piccinini, Huan Zhang and Ivan Durrant.