Published 01 December 2020
Former Head of Asialink Alison Carroll visited Touched the Liverpool Biennial and found 870 artists showing in 400 exhibitions over the 10 weeks of the event.
Elisabeth Kruger: On Beauty
Curator: Jenny McFarlane
Drill Hall Gallery, ANU, Canberra
30 September – 7 November 2010-10-26
Published December 2010
Stephanie Britton was very impressed by her visit to the country's only art gallery devoted to contemporary art made by Chinese artists - White Rabbit Gallery and its third six monthly hang titled 'The Big Bang'.
Curious Colony: A twenty first century Wunderkammer
Curator: Lisa Slade
Newcastle Region Art Gallery
11 July – 29 August 2010
Curious Colony will be touring to the SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 11 January – 20 February 2011.
One of Artlink's London correspondents Jo Higgins visited EXPOSED :
Voyeurism, Surveillance and the Camera at the Tate Modern, an exhibition of photography first developed at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and found it overwhelmingly strong.
En Pointe: Magda Matwiejew
Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne
28 July 28 – 21 August 2010
Artist Pat Hoffie reviews Alison Carroll’s The Revolutionary Century: Art in Asia 1900 to 2000' and finds it both timely and prescient.
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.
CACSA Contemporary 2010: The New New
Curators: Alan Cruickshank and Peter McKay
12 venues around Adelaide
29 October - 21 November 2010
Curator: Anne Farren
West Australian Museum, Fremantle
3 Sept to 28 Nov 2010
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.