Published 25 August 2021
The hype, the hysteria, the media and the money. Of all Sydney's art prizes it is the Archibald which arouses the greatest public interest...
Exhibition review Aroha Terrace, Forestville
In the last issue of Artlink 9Vol 14 No 2 - the art of survival) we looked at an innovative art program being run in Adelaide. The 1994 bilboard project at Aroha Terrace Forestville continued until the end of the year, with different artists represented each month.
Published September 1994
Exhibition review Laws of Physics/Principles of Mathematics
Artspace, Adelaide Festival Centre
8 April - 7 May 1994
Exhibition review Looking Towards the Future: Contemporary Aboriginal Art
Flinders University Art Museum
13 May - 24 June 1994
Exhibition review Memento celebration sentimentality
Contemporary jewellery by Julie Blyfield
Jam Factory Gallery
8 April - 29 May 1994
Exhibition review Imperfect Drawings
Greenaway Art Gallery
Adelaide South Australia
11 May - 1 June 1994
Once a very marginalised group, the gay and lesbian communities have now become a part of mainstream Sydney culture.
Nowhere is the art of Sydney's youth more obvious than in the public sphere. Discussion with Linda Forrester a researcher of the creative culture of graffiti, street machining and skate boarding.
Personal zeal combines with State and Federal funding to underpin major developments in Western Sydney.
Exhibition review Constructing space
Tasmanian School of Art Hobart, Tasmania
13 March - 6 June
Since their inception, galleries and museums around the world have entertained the principles of marketing, but perhaps never so consciously as now. Of all Australian arts institutions, the Art Gallery of New South Wales has been most aware of the need to market its image.
Really the only way to understand the apparently large Sydney art scene is to use diagrams and statistics, all of which were compiled by the author.
Looks at Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative in Sydney NSW and the role it plays in supporting and marketing indigenous art.