Published 01 September 2005
Published 01 June 2020
Artist's statements and images: Kate Butler, Destiny Deacon, Di Barrett, Thomas Hoareau and Anne Zahalka.
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.
Exhibition review performance art Relatives/Friends/Victims
One was Vicious
Queenbitchery First Site Program,
Come Out Festival
Lion Arts Theatre
29 -31 March 1995
Bad Aboriginal Art: Tradition, Media and Technological Horizons
by Eric Michaels
Allen and Unwin
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
Exhibition review Rob Gutteridge A Few Moments of Gravity
Greenhill Galleries, Adelaide SA
23 April - 11 May 1995
Exhibition review Flight/Flight: Alex Rizkalla
Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide SA
27 April - 21 May 1995
Ann Newmarch has recently confronted and embraced the problems of ageing ...in a project she calls 'Anti Medusa/Risking Fifty'.
The Killing of History: How a discipline is being murdered by literary critics and social theorists
by Keith Windschuttle
Macleay Press, 1994 Sydney
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.
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.
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.