Published 01 June 2018
Artlink resident genius Emeritus Professor Donald Brook decries Theory with a big T.
Carol Jerrems with Larry Clark, Nan Goldin and William Yang
Curator: Natalie King
Heide Museum of Modern Art
31 July - 31 October 2010
Published December 2010
Curator: Margot Osborne
Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, University of South Australia
30 July – 8 October 2010
Madeleine Kelly: The Crevice
Milani Gallery, Brisbane
9 September – 25 September 2010
Stephanie Radok reviews eleven recent publications in a long celebration of the book: Before Time Today: Reinventing Tradition in Aurukun Aboriginal Art; Once Upon a Time in Papunya; John Davis: Presence; Ingo Kleinert: Two Decades; Joachim Froese: Photographs 1999-2008; Renata Buziak: Afterimage; Substance of Shadows: Jutta Feddersen; Khai Liew; Rounds (PICA); Barbara Hanrahan: A Biography; and Ken Bolton's Art Writing.
Novelist and former Director of Research and Postgraduate Studies in the College of Arts at the University of Western Sydney Jane Goodall responds to the new collection of essays edited by Brad Buckley and John Conomos called 'Rethinking the Contemporary Art School'. Goodall analyses the complexity and often dire times engendered by the incorporation of art schools into universities. However she is optimistic and suggests a first step to be a well-designed retreat system.
Unlacing Carnal Margins: Portraits by Angela Stewart
John Curtin Gallery
16 September – 10 December 2010
Artlink began thirty years ago in a corner of an office in Adelaide. Today it is available in the Tate Modern Bookshop purveying its unique brand of attention to important issues in contemporary art, mostly Australian, often international, wherever the ideas are sharp and the ideals are idealistic.
Senior Lecturer at the Power Institute, University of Sydney, Catriona Moore writes bout the recent work of Fiona MacDonald in terms of its connections to locality and history.
Elisabeth Kruger: On Beauty
Curator: Jenny McFarlane
Drill Hall Gallery, ANU, Canberra
30 September – 7 November 2010-10-26
Adjunct Professor at RMIT Kevin Murray contrasts the idea of Australians as xenophobic 'moat' people with the idea of 'poor craft' which uses detritus to alchemically create a new preciousness.