Published 01 March 2019
Published 01 December 2018
Photographs by Dianne Longley of domestic dwellings in and around Adelaide South Australia.
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
In a remote corner of the south west of Western Australia, a school teacher who had never trained in art, was the catalyst for a school of landscape painting reminiscent of the style of Namatjira. Everything about this story was remarkable, not least that this happened over 40 years ago and that the average age of the artists was 10. The place was a tiny settlement known as Carrolup, now known as Marribank near Katanning.
Make your moment in Pacific history and hang the cost. On 15 October 1992 Raratongans waited expectantly for their 2000 guests from 23 other Pacific countries to arrive for the 6th Pacific Festival of Arts.
Looks at the environment of Maria "Mad Mary" Hermann at her house in Leederville Western Australia.
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.
Art institutions are beginning to welcome Outsiders in. But there seems to be a little uncertainty in the art world as to the specifics of the Other guest list: enterprises such as this Artlink special issue are a means of establishing the canon, of packaging the concept.
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.
Exhibition review Being and Nothingness
Works by Bea Maddock
Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery
Looks at the works of Talc Alf working in Lyndhurst South Australia.
Review MFG: A report on the first eight months of Greenaway Art Gallery Opened in March 1992
Book review The Dictionary of Australian Artists: Painters, Sketchers, Photographers and Engravers to 1870
Edited by Joan Kerr
Oxford University Press Melbourne