Published 01 December 2019
Outsider Artists in Australia? Of course. The phenomenon is universal.
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.
Published December 1992
Book review Blue Bush, Blue Sky and Silver Guide to artists and galleries of Broken Hill.
A national survey of Australian Naives - short biographies by various contributors as well as the artists themselves and images many in colour. Artists include Bernard Jeffery, Hugh Schulz, Bill Yaxley, Sam Byrne, Maitreyi Ray, Pam Bartley, Roma Higgins, Phyl Delves, Alison Vodic, Gwen Mason, Reny Mia Slay, Stella Dilger, Del Luke, Muriel Smith, Elfrun Lach, Susan Wanji Wanji, Miriam Naughton, Gwen Clarke, Selby Warren, Malcolm Otton, Harold Kangaroo Thornton, Ivy Robson, Lorna Chick and George Deurden.
Looks at the works of Anthony Hopkins.
Art Brut is that manner of making something whereby all of the individual is.
Review MFG: A report on the first eight months of Greenaway Art Gallery Opened in March 1992
Mrs Iris Frame is going to be bigger than Elvis Presley. She told the author so herself. Her dream is to establish a museum of her life's work on her property just like Gracelands.
The popular understanding of the so-called 'insane' artist cannot be summarised better than in the schmaltzy lyrics of 'Vincent' written and sung by Don McLean in the 1970s. He plaintively chides those who misunderstood the living Van Gogh and charges them with the responsibility for his suicide.
Looks at the works of Talc Alf working in Lyndhurst South Australia.
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.
Photographs by Dianne Longley of domestic dwellings in and around Adelaide South Australia.