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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Cairns Indigenous Art Fair







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

Artitja Fine Art









Melbourne Art Fair

Mimmo Rotella exhibition in Milan

NAVA - National Association for the Visual Arts

Korean Artist Project

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Underappreciated: Australian Women Modernists

Paula Furby, feature

Furby raises the issues of women artist's role in Australian society and the considerable lack of recognition for this minority. The radical art group, the Contemporary Art Society (CAS), which was founded in Victoria in 1938 to counter attack academic art and to foster original and creative contemporary art, had its majority as women artists. The works of Mirka Mora, Erica McGilchrist, Nancy Borlase, Elsa Russell, Jacqueline Hick and Barbara Robertson are included in this discussion.



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