Published 01 December 2019
Looks at the works of Talc Alf working in Lyndhurst South Australia.
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.
Published December 1992
Hidden in the neat suburban streets of Canberra are the sculptures of Giacomo Rampone. Superbly crafted from steel and cement, these sculptures adorn the front gardens of each of Rampone's homes past and present.
Rediscovery: Australian Artists in Europe 1982-1992 Universal Expo Seville
Curator Jonathon Holmes
Looks at the art market and the great beast of commercialism.
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.
Interview with Tazz a tattoo artist in South Australia.
Exhibition review Union Gallery
19 August - 4 September 1992
Exhibition review Being and Nothingness
Works by Bea Maddock
Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery
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.
Looks at the works of Anthony Hopkins.
Book review The Dictionary of Australian Artists: Painters, Sketchers, Photographers and Engravers to 1870
Edited by Joan Kerr
Oxford University Press Melbourne
Artists of the modern era have always been fascinated by the primitive, be it the obsession of the surrealists, futurists and modernists for the art of the Negro, the passion of a handful of British in the 60s for the work of the Cornish primitive Alfred Wallis or Jean Dubuffet's exploration of children's art and the art of the asylum which he termed Art Brut.