New museums, new agendas
Vol 22 no 4, 2002
A nation's museums are an index of its understanding of itself. We examine the controversies and debates surrounding new museums in Canberra and Melbourne which have challenged the conventional wisdom. Charles Esche proposes that a new breed of less tightly prescriptive art institutions can be catalysts for changing societal attitudes. Also new practice in digital media, fashion as art, profiles of Peter Callas, Lawrence Daws, Julia Ciccarone, Kate Breakey, and Robin Best. Reviews of Documenta and Site and Sight in Singapore.
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Lawrence Daws: From Mandala to Full CircleAuthor: Mr Timothy Morrell, feature
Australian artist Lawrence Daws speaks of seven phases of his work, based on specific themes that have guided his development as an artist. There has been a gradual trend in his work from themes of archetypal symbolism and exotic portent towards the more local and personal.
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Articles in this issue
- Artrave: Artrave
- Editorial: A New Catch-Up - Report of the Contemporary Visual Arts and Craft Inquiry
- Feature: A Stitch in Time
- Feature: Asia Pacific Triennial 2002 - Starry Night
- Feature: Breathing/Diving/Dreaming/Dancing to the BEAP in Perth (You Can't Buy These Emotions off the Hollywood Shelf)
- Feature: Cacophony + Cramp for the Sensory Bundle
- Feature: Documenta 11 Takes On Masters of the Universe
- Feature: Fashion Infiltrates the Galleries
- Feature: I Wonder Where the Public Art Went?
- Feature: Jewel Mackenzie: Gemini Paintings
- Feature: Lawrence Daws: From Mandala to Full Circle
- Feature: Marine Nature in Porcelain: The Recent Work of Robin Best
- Feature: Museums For the 21st Century: Entertainments or Big Challenging Ideas?
- Feature: Scaling Up at ACCA
- Feature: Singapore Opens Up to the World - Site + Sight: First Major International Show
- Feature: Small Deaths
- Feature: The Art of Gift Giving...
- Feature: The Generosity of a Light Touch
- Feature: The Possibility Forum - Institutional Change and Modest Proposals
- Feature: Uncertain Terrain
- Review: 19th Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Award
- Review: 21st Century Chairs
- Review: African Marketplace and Reporting the World: John Pilger's Great Eyewitness Photographers
- Review: Arid Arcadia: art of the Flinders Ranges
- Review: Arte Povera: Art from Italy 1967 - 2002
- Review: Christina Waterson: Recent
- Review: Clearing
- Review: Indecorous Abstraction: Contemporary Women Painters
- Review: Long Arm Drawing 1992-2002: Jan Senbergs
- Review: Mnemotech : sense + scape + time + memory
- Review: Seven Warehouses
- Review: Shell Fremantle Print Award
- Review: The SALA Festival
- Review: Ti Parks recent work at Pinacotheca