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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 em/body
recent work by Sue Lorraine
Artspace, Adelaide Festival Centre
13 May - 25 June 1994
Published September 1994
Not all public institutions are devoted to blockbusters and cultural elitism. Regrettably, contempt for the masses is not anachronistic.
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.
Sydney thinks of itself as the centre of the country, the only part that matters, but in the lucrative art market, Sydney is subsidiary to the old moneyed city of the south -- Melbourne.
For 20 years Daniel Thomas lived and worked in Sydney. In the 2 decades since he has left he has remained a frequent visitor, but he still sees Sydney from afar.
Joan Kerr rewrites Australian art history to gain a better understanding of the present. Her ambitious projects question who wrote what, how and about whom. Discussion of 'Heritage: The National Women's Art Book'. Photograph of Joan Kerr in the article.
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.
Exhibition review Constructing space
Tasmanian School of Art Hobart, Tasmania
13 March - 6 June
Reconciliation, redevelopment and community involvement have transformed a Sydney power station into a regional arts centre - Liverpool Power Station.
Once a very marginalised group, the gay and lesbian communities have now become a part of mainstream Sydney culture.
Interview with Tim Storrier.
Exhibition review Memento celebration sentimentality
Contemporary jewellery by Julie Blyfield
Jam Factory Gallery
8 April - 29 May 1994