Published 25 August 2021
Photographs by Dianne Longley of domestic dwellings in and around Adelaide South Australia.
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.
Published December 1992
The diversity of work found in the art of everyday life transgresses many of the implicit boundaries about art practice laid down by the art world. Other art meets all the criteria by which we usually evaluate art works such as skill, commitment and self-expression yet is rarely seen in a gallery context. In order to recover meaning and value for the art of everyday life the question must be asked: why have these artists been marginalised by the art world?
Exhibition review it (ca) speaks...it (ca) sucks. "i(t) too was drag(g)ed into this sub-plot"
Installation by Jyanni Steffensen
Experimental Art Foundation
Adelaide South Australia
6 August - 6 September 1992
Exhibition review Works by Anna Platten: Paintings and Studies 1982 -1992
University of South Australia Art Museum
30 July - 29 August 1992
Exhibition review Being and Nothingness
Works by Bea Maddock
Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery
Published 01 December 1992
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.
He was always delighted to be fighting with someone....
Outsider Artists in Australia? Of course. The phenomenon is universal.
Looks at the environment of Bill Sorrell working in the small farming town of Toodyay in the Avon Valley about 80 kilometres from Perth Western Australia.
Interview with Tazz a tattoo artist in South Australia.