Published 01 December 2018
Book review Blue Bush, Blue Sky and Silver Guide to artists and galleries of Broken Hill.
Published December 1992
Looks at the environment of Maria "Mad Mary" Hermann at her house in Leederville Western Australia.
Exhibition review Contemporary jewellery at the Jam Factory
Leslie Matthews "Inner Vane"
13 August - 13 September 1992
Cecelia Cmielewski 15 May - 5 June 1992
Jam Factory Adelaide South Australia
Naive is a tag used to describe the style of a particular artist and by inference the content of their work. In this examination of 4 contemporary artists working in what can be characterised as a naive style. the author illustrates that they are being anything but naive in the analysis of events, issues and stereotypes.
Photographs by Dianne Longley of domestic dwellings in and around Adelaide South Australia.
Book review The Dictionary of Australian Artists: Painters, Sketchers, Photographers and Engravers to 1870
Edited by Joan Kerr
Oxford University Press Melbourne
Tattoo in Aotearoa/ New Zealand
Tattooing is not 'Outsider' or 'Other' art. To suggest this is to fall once more into the tiresome quagmire of Western art definitions. Looks at an exhibition 'Tattoo' 1993.
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.
Exhibition review Union Gallery
19 August - 4 September 1992
Arts Project Australia was formed in Melbourne in 1974 as an advocacy group for artists with an intellectual disability. The initial aim of the organisationwas to gather a comprehensive collections of artworks from centres in Victoria working with people with an intellectual disability.
Exhibition review Works by Anna Platten: Paintings and Studies 1982 -1992
University of South Australia Art Museum
30 July - 29 August 1992
Outsider Artists in Australia? Of course. The phenomenon is universal.