Published 01 December 2020
The artist talks about his work and responses.
Artist's statements and images: Kate Butler, Destiny Deacon, Di Barrett, Thomas Hoareau and Anne Zahalka.
Published September 1995
Exhibition review Dangerous Liaisons
Plimsoll Gallery, Centre for the Arts,
7 April - 30 April 1995
Exhibition review performance art Relatives/Friends/Victims
One was Vicious
Queenbitchery First Site Program,
Come Out Festival
Lion Arts Theatre
29 -31 March 1995
Oceanic Art by Nicholas Thomas 1995
London Thames and Hudson's World of Art Series 216 pp 182 illustrations, 26 in colour
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.
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
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 Sculpture Survey 1995
Gomboc Gallery Middle Swan
One Hundred Years of Sculpture
Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, WA
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?
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.
A response to the challenging article by Donald Brook 'The Artist and the Industry' in Artlink Volume 15 No 2 & 3.