Taste Meets Kitsch
Vol 15 no 4, 1995
Guest editor Juliette Peers. A bold and challenging issue that examines taste and kitsch, art beyond the 'canon', real Australian bad taste, Aboriginality and kitsch, kitschophrenia, ritual, rites and performance, fairies, dolls and trading cards. Only for the really bold!
Subscribe to Artlink - from $55. Subscriptions available for readers anywhere in the world.
Cakes for Show: The Last Great Undigested ArtAuthor: Ms Joan Kerr, feature
That these same institutions have never seriously attempted to digest the great crafty, feminine art of traditional cake decoration is more regrettable. Icons, after all, are as valued as the most avant-garde compostion if made of oil paint and gold leaf on wood. When future generations visit our hallowed aesthetic halls, let them meet cake!
The full text for this article is yet to be uploaded.
Subscribe to the Artlink newsletter now
Articles in this issue
- Artrave: Artrave
- Book review: It's Things That Matter
- Editorial: Wer ist Unschuldig?
- Feature: Bigs R Us
- Feature: Boys and Girls: Pierre et Gilles' Sydney Mardi Gras Poster
- Feature: Bruising as R & D
- Feature: Cakes for Show: The Last Great Undigested Art
- Feature: Delma's Collection
- Feature: Destiny Deacon: It's Been Ages Since We Last Marched
- Feature: If Aquarium Gravel Is So Bad For You, How Come It Tastes So Good?
- Feature: Image Bank
- Feature: Kings of Kitsch: Big Things
- Feature: Kitsch or Kind: Representations of Aborigines in Popular Art
- Feature: Kitschoprenia
- Feature: Kitschville - The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras
- Feature: Made in WA: A Sculptor's Alternative Practice
- Feature: Mary MacKillop Kitsch
- Feature: Motor-Cross Dressing
- Feature: Museum of Shopping
- Feature: Not Afraid of Flying: Fairies and Femocrats
- Feature: Pretty Baby
- Feature: Tamworth
- Feature: The Black Swan of Western Australian-ness
- Feature: The Other Big F-Word
- Feature: The Taste Factor
- Feature: Thought Police Versus Life: Extracts from an Interview with Ray Hughes
- Feature: When Is A Door Not A Door?
- Feature: Worms and Roses
- Review: A Dual Aesthetic
- Review: Actions Louder Than Words
- Review: Continuous History
- Review: Ethereal Days
- Review: Inflecting the Museum
- Review: Making and Breaking
- Review: Monstrous Change Observed
- Review: Reathing, Writhing and Fainting in Coils: Richard Grayson
- Review: Teaching Aids