Surveillance was not the artwork

Painter and former conceptual artist Neil Evans remembers the 1972 event he masterminded on the corner of George and Market Streets in Sydney.

Card (detail): Neil Evans’ April 1972 event on the corner of George and Market Streets, Sydney Identified in the photo by the artist are: then hard-edged painter, John Martin, Alex Tzannes, then a conceptual artist then but now an architect; artist then but now an architect; artist Ian Milliss, John Carrick, then a journalist at The Australian, now an editor. Also Denise Hare, Marg Duffy, Charles Hewitt, now proprietor of a Sydney art gallery, and artist Aleks Danko, Guy Warren and Kieth Looby. Photograph by Mark Tuckwell.

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