Published 01 December 2019
The artist talks about his work and responses.
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.
Published September 1995
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'.
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
Rei Zunde is a photographer and painter working in Melbourne. His recent photographic work records specific cultural or sub-cultural worlds - rodeos, tattooed men and women, suburban football teams and their supporter and circus workers and their animals.
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.
Exhibition review Stripped Bare: Nicole Ellis
Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide SA
22 March - 16 April 1995
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.
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
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.
Exhibtion review Old Dust and Medical Gas
Installation by Shaun Kirby
Sym Choon Gallery, Adelaide SA
19 May - 12 June 1995
Heritage: the National Women's Art Book
edited by Joan Kerr
an Art and Australia book published by Craftsman House
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.