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?
Looks at the 5 year sculpture development program at the Gasworks 3.46 hectares of open space in Melbourne - close to the city, accessible with strong community focus and an emphasis on contemporary art.
Published June 1993
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.
Sculpture is not like painting because it is not flat and does not raise the question of mimesis in the same way. A theory of sculpture must therefore be, somewhere at its deep foundations, different from a theory of painting. Not just a bit different: a lot different.
Written with Vincent Megaw Visual Arts Exhibitions and the Fifth Pacific Arts Association Symposium Great colour photos of works by indigenous Australians.
Extensive examination of the women's ground painting created at Tandanya (National Aboriginal Cultural Centre) for the Adelaide Festival in 1990.
This special issue does not attempt to be a national survey of sculpture. It has focussed on various centres and given others less attention, partly to balance previous material in earlier issues of Artlink of which the following are notes by way of summary.
1993 is the 20th annniversary of Sculpturscape '73 an outdoor exhibition that happened in Mildura, a small city on the Victorian side of the Murray River, distant from the state capitals of eastern Australia.
Exhibition review Location: Contemporary photo-based work from Australia University of South Australia Art Museum
4-27 March 1993
Review of new series of critical monographs
Edited by Christopher Allen
Australian Artists Series
Oliver Freeman Editions 1992
Exhibition review Possible Clouds: Bronwyn Platten and Cecelia Clarke Experimental Art Foundation
Adelaide South Australia
12 February - 14 March 1993
Exhibition review Book of Jonah 1932
Pat Brassington, Edward Colless, David McDowell
Private House, Mt Stuart, Hobart
Exhibition review Point of View: Carol Rudyard selected works 1968 -1992
Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery
Perth Western Australia
29 January - 28 March 1993