Published April 2021
Art Brut is that manner of making something whereby all of the individual is.
As a sculptor working in metal I have been interested for some time in combining plants with the hard surfaces of copper and steel. The issues involved in using shrubs and trees are many, including that the work isn't trivialised or lacking in credibility, transport and of course storage.
Published December 1992
Exhibition review Works by Anna Platten: Paintings and Studies 1982 -1992
University of South Australia Art Museum
30 July - 29 August 1992
He was always delighted to be fighting with someone....
Book review Blue Bush, Blue Sky and Silver Guide to artists and galleries of Broken Hill.
Looks at the works of Talc Alf working in Lyndhurst South Australia.
In country towns, suburban lanes and backstreets, tucked behind barricades and fences or alternatively displayed for all to see, are the gardens and decorated outdoor spaces of many 'other' artists. These gardens or 'exhibitions' could generally be called quirky. Many coloured photographs.
Rediscovery: Australian Artists in Europe 1982-1992 Universal Expo Seville
Curator Jonathon Holmes
Photographs by Dianne Longley of domestic dwellings in and around Adelaide South Australia.
Exhibition review Union Gallery
19 August - 4 September 1992
Looks at the environment of Maria "Mad Mary" Hermann at her house in Leederville Western Australia.
Looks at the art market and the great beast of commercialism.
Looks at the works of Anthony Hopkins.