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.
Examines the fate of portrait painting in the twentieth century....the critical focus of contemporary art is undoubtedly elsewhere...Examined with reference to the portraits of artists Mike Parr, Matthys Gerber, Vicente Butron
Published September 1995
It goes without saying that for a woman to make a self-portrait, a self-representation, a different world of considerations will be required than if a man entered the same quest. The weight of history, of tradition, the idea of 'truthfulness' and women's unreliability: must I go on?
Review of the 'About Face' exhibition: Angela Stewart and Jenny Loverock. The last 15 years has seen portraiture rise to particular importance in relation to the politics of representation, particularly self representation by women.
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 Futures Technology Centre
Elizabeth College, cnr of Warwick & Murray Sts,
Hobart Design team: Paul Ian (architect), Ian Friend (artist), Sarah Lindsay (artist), Kevin Todd (artist).
Bad Aboriginal Art: Tradition, Media and Technological Horizons
by Eric Michaels
Allen and Unwin
Oceanic Art by Nicholas Thomas 1995
London Thames and Hudson's World of Art Series 216 pp 182 illustrations, 26 in colour
Close examination of the artist in the arts industry. The demystification project, the mysterious nature of art, the mystification of the artist, the mystery of moral arts and some consequences for the artist are examined with logical persuasion and a sharp sense of humour.
The Killing of History: How a discipline is being murdered by literary critics and social theorists
by Keith Windschuttle
Macleay Press, 1994 Sydney