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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Ian North: A Public Meditation on Surgery

Author: Ms Catherine Speck, feature

Adelaide's newest art commission has recently been installed in the Department of Surgery at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital: The Intelligence of Blood, a challenging work by Ian North. The painting is large, about six metres wide and almost two metres high and abounds with references to surgery, blood, medicine and much more.



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