Published 01 December 2020
Artist's statements and images: Kate Butler, Destiny Deacon, Di Barrett, Thomas Hoareau and Anne Zahalka.
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
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.
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.
The artist talks about his work and responses.
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.
Bad Aboriginal Art: Tradition, Media and Technological Horizons
by Eric Michaels
Allen and Unwin
A response to the challenging article by Donald Brook, 'The Artist and the Industry' in Artlink Volume 15 Number 2 & 3.
Exhibition review Stripped Bare: Nicole Ellis
Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide SA
22 March - 16 April 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'.
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.