Sculpture and Cities

Sculpture and Cities

Vol 20 no 4, 2000


Focus on new art in public places around Australia, problems and possible solutions. Commissions that have been successes and failures. Sydney Olympic commissions. Also update on four artists, Frank Bauer, Victor Meertens, Asher Bilu, and Jim Paterson. Interviews with Peter Sellars on a radical Adelaide Festival, with Mark Fitz-Gerald on Viscopy the artists' copyright collection agency. Challenge to auction houses. Donald Brook on why art has no history. Reviews


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NAVA - National Association for the Visual Arts







Mimmo Rotella exhibition in Milan









Korean Artist Project

Melbourne Art Fair

Artitja Fine Art

Bound and Unbound: Sovereign Acts - decolonising methodologies of the lived and spoken

Cairns Indigenous Art Fair



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Frank Bauer Goes Public

Author: Ms Gail Fairlamb, feature

German born artist Frank Bauer was raised on the philosophy that art, design and industry could work together to achieve a more visually coherent and democratic society. Over the past thirty years he has produced a huge body of work in metal, which includes jewellery, hollow ware, furniture and lighting. Through this text Fairlamb focuses on Bauer's wind sculptures, exhibited at the Powerhouse Museum and JamFactory, which stand over four metres high and bring together his considerable knowledge of balance, precision engineering and sculptural metal work.



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