Published 01 December 2020
Although the Centenary Venice Biennale has a number of faces, the primary one is to represent the face of contemporary art through international participation of 43 countries at their official pavilions.
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.
Published September 1995
Book reviews Vision and Idea - Relooking Modern Malaysian Art
by the National Gallery of Malaysia
Modern Artists of Malaysia
by Piyadasa and Sabapathy
Ismail Zain, Retrospective exhibition
Skin Trilogy a visual performance event on a futuristic Malaysia Cultural organisations in Southeast Asia
by Jenny Lindsay
Artist's statements and images: Kate Butler, Destiny Deacon, Di Barrett, Thomas Hoareau and Anne Zahalka.
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.
Review The Festival of Perth
March - April 1995
Ann Newmarch has recently confronted and embraced the problems of ageing ...in a project she calls 'Anti Medusa/Risking Fifty'.
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.
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 Number 2 & 3.
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).
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?
Bad Aboriginal Art: Tradition, Media and Technological Horizons
by Eric Michaels
Allen and Unwin