Published 01 September 2005
Published 01 June 2020
A response to the challenging article by Donald Brook 'The Artist and the Industry' in Artlink Volume 15 No 2 & 3.
Exhibition review Rob Gutteridge A Few Moments of Gravity
Greenhill Galleries, Adelaide SA
23 April - 11 May 1995
Published September 1995
Oceanic Art by Nicholas Thomas 1995
London Thames and Hudson's World of Art Series 216 pp 182 illustrations, 26 in colour
Historically, depictions of Aboriginal people have their gaze diverted away from the viewer. The work of Julie Dowling confronts the viewer to acknowledge the Aboriginal individual communicating as one human being to another.
Ian North has the last word. A response to the challenging article by Donald Brook 'The Artist and the Industry' in Artlink Volume 15 No 2 & 3.
Australia now has an embryonic National Portrait Gallery in five small rooms, one larger room and three corridors in Old Parliament House, Canberra. Photos of the opening and the inaugural exhibition 'About Face'.
Exhibtion review Old Dust and Medical Gas
Installation by Shaun Kirby
Sym Choon Gallery, Adelaide SA
19 May - 12 June 1995
In the Company of Women along with other components of the National Women's Art Exhibition, offers an opportunity to review the complex ideological ingredients that women modernists brought to their formal experiments. Artworks by Margaret Francis, Elise Blumann, Margaret Morgan and Grace Cossington Smith.
The Killing of History: How a discipline is being murdered by literary critics and social theorists
by Keith Windschuttle
Macleay Press, 1994 Sydney
Exhibition review Sculpture Survey 1995
Gomboc Gallery Middle Swan
One Hundred Years of Sculpture
Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, WA
The recent revival of portraiture may not be unconnected to the technologies now available which allow artists to appropriate and manipulate images. Artists discussed include Wendy Mills, Adrienne Harris, Caroline Lewens, Regis Lansac, Anna Hurley and Deborah Mooney.
Each age has apparently had some theory of the face. Article links to the exhibition 'Faciality' curated by Zara Stanhope at the Monash University Gallery. Includes the work of artists Geoffrey Dupree, Chris Barry, Maria Kozic, Gordon Bennett, Peter Kennedy and others.