Published 01 September 2005
Published 01 June 2020
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.
The Killing of History: How a discipline is being murdered by literary critics and social theorists
by Keith Windschuttle
Macleay Press, 1994 Sydney
Published September 1995
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.
Exhibtion review Old Dust and Medical Gas
Installation by Shaun Kirby
Sym Choon Gallery, Adelaide SA
19 May - 12 June 1995
Exhibition review Flight/Flight: Alex Rizkalla
Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide SA
27 April - 21 May 1995
Exhibition review Contemporay arts of the South Pacific
University of New South Wales
Held in the Gallery of the Alliance Francaise de Sydney
9 May- 2 June 1995
A response to the challenging article by Donald Brook 'The Artist and the Industry' in Artlink Volume 15 No 2 & 3.
Exhibition review Sculpture Survey 1995
Gomboc Gallery Middle Swan
One Hundred Years of Sculpture
Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, WA
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.
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?
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.
Oceanic Art by Nicholas Thomas 1995
London Thames and Hudson's World of Art Series 216 pp 182 illustrations, 26 in colour