Published 01 June 2019
State Library of NSW
Gomboc Gallery and Sculpture Park is an inspiring example of vision and dedication to an artform within the private enterprise system.
Exhibition review Point of View: Carol Rudyard selected works 1968 -1992
Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery
Perth Western Australia
29 January - 28 March 1993
Published June 1993
Re-evaluation of the current position of artworks from Papua New Guinea looking particularly at sculpture.
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.
...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.
Looks at three locations Grizedale Forest (UK) Yorkshire Sculpture Park (UK) Rijksmuseum Kroller-Muller of Otterlo (Netherlands) where one can experience sculpture within the landscape.
Extensive examination of the women's ground painting created at Tandanya (National Aboriginal Cultural Centre) for the Adelaide Festival in 1990.
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.
With commissions over the past year at Southgate, the Great Southern Stand at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, the Swanston Walk and others, Melbourne's image is undergoing change. Renowned for its Victorian buildings and innumerable memorial sculptures of kings, queens, politicians and military leaders, Melbourne is now seeing contemporary sculpture in unexpected places. (Ken Scarlett)
Exhibition review Possible Clouds: Bronwyn Platten and Cecelia Clarke Experimental Art Foundation
Adelaide South Australia
12 February - 14 March 1993
It is a brief sober guide to certain spatial (and therefore sculptural) behaviours as initially identified and described by Bronte Edwards, Commander in Chief of the Art Army.
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.