Published 01 June 2019
State Library of NSW
Does each country, race and cultural group have a particular sense of humour? And if so, is it possible to define their specific characteristics?
Exhibition review Book of Jonah 1932
Pat Brassington, Edward Colless, David McDowell
Private House, Mt Stuart, Hobart
Published June 1993
Re-evaluation of the current position of artworks from Papua New Guinea looking particularly at sculpture.
Exhibition review Possible Clouds: Bronwyn Platten and Cecelia Clarke Experimental Art Foundation
Adelaide South Australia
12 February - 14 March 1993
Exhibition Review Scratch Works
By Gerry Wedd
Jam Factory Centre of Art and Design
Extensive examination of the women's ground painting created at Tandanya (National Aboriginal Cultural Centre) for the Adelaide Festival in 1990.
Written with Vincent Megaw Visual Arts Exhibitions and the Fifth Pacific Arts Association Symposium Great colour photos of works by indigenous Australians.
Tony Bond, artistic director of the recent Sydney Biennale suggests that since the staging of the first Biennale in 1973 sculpture and other three dimensional art have been actively promoted in Sydney.
You could say that much of the most interesting and demanding artwork being done today is being done by women....There are many new languages in the work of contemporary women sculptors. Important overview of the Mildura Sculpture Triennials in terms of women's representation. Great photos!
Darwin has a burgeoning arts community which produces a unique body of visual art related to festivals and events. Aboriginal culture and proximity to Asia and the Pacific have influenced the work being produced by these artists.
Review of new series of critical monographs
Edited by Christopher Allen
Australian Artists Series
Oliver Freeman Editions 1992
Minimalism is still misunderstood, not only because its manifestations are so various as to strain the word's usefulness as a blanket term, but more importantly because it stood at the confused fissure between modernism and post-modernism; from this stems the lively contradictory implications of Richard Dunn's art practice.
...It was therefore inevitable that by 1975 Tom McCullough's Mildura Sculpturescape would attract an increasing number of artists doing installation, process, earth and other forms of art that emerged when sculpture, as it were, left the pedestal, moved around the room and went outside.