Published 01 June 2019
State Library of NSW
Once a very marginalised group, the gay and lesbian communities have now become a part of mainstream Sydney culture.
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.
Published September 1994
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.
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...
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.
Exhibition review Memento celebration sentimentality
Contemporary jewellery by Julie Blyfield
Jam Factory Gallery
8 April - 29 May 1994
Exhibition review Visualising Masculinities
Claremont School of Art Perth
20 May - 15 June 1994
Exhibition review Imperfect Drawings
Greenaway Art Gallery
Adelaide South Australia
11 May - 1 June 1994
Interview with Tim Storrier.
In the air, on the ground ( and water too). Sydney is undergoing an unprecedented interest in public art. Artists, curators, academics, contemporary art spaces, museums. commercial galleries, architects, urban designers, town planners, local government, arts councils and ministries - all are involved in varying degrees in making, discussing, supporting or promoting public art. Major fold out of William Yang's photographs.
Exhibition review Q. Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise? and other paintings
Contemporary Art Centre
29 March - 24 April 1994
The most incisive commentary on the visual arts in Sydney usually occurs in private conversations that are not repeated in print for fear of the NSW defamation laws. But there is a great deal published on the visual arts....
Reconciliation, redevelopment and community involvement have transformed a Sydney power station into a regional arts centre - Liverpool Power Station.