Published 30 March 2022
A report from a week's visit to art schools, museums, galleries and artists' organisations in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City October 1990.
How can one describe contemporary Soviet fine art? How is it connected with the heritage of the avant garde of the revolutionary years? How are they related to the urgent problems of international art?
Published December 1990
A case study in the problematics of software art. The author test drives Fred Truck's ArtEngine a robot artwork that makes art. (sic). The work is in the form of a sizable piece of software written for the Mac2 computer.
As artists strive to turn outer space iinto a new canvas for creative expression, some of their proposals have provoked controversy.
About 95% of registered Australian architects are male. As writers on architecture, women are most likely to be found in our 'traditional' role as hagiographers - disciplinary 'handmaidens to the Heroes' - chronicling the erection of Icons and the cultural penetration of Canons - often described as 'seminal works'.
The slide from film to video may perhaps one day be compared to the move away from the alexandrine and toward free verse poetry - out of this there emerged a reflection on the literary fate of language and the same is happening today for the image.
The Wall is down. The east is no longer red. Did we win? The Washington Post has called it the end of history, so something must be happening.
Book review Art and Architecture Thesaurus: Toni Peterson (director) New York: Oxford University Press
Published on behalf of the Getty Art History and Information program 1990
Set of three volumes
Exhibition review Nicole Page-Smith
Tony Oliver Gallery
The Melbourne Festival and the Fourth Australian Sculpture Triennial reflections, projections, prognosis....
Artists' Week was established in 1982 as an initiative of the South Australian visual arts community in reponse to the poor emphasis on visual art in the Adelaide Festival Program and to the growing need for forums to discuss art.
Photographs of Fiona Hall's work The route you take... installation shot and details, aluminium soft drink cans
Contemporary Art Centre
Australian Centre for Photography
November - December 1990
Producing a quality art magazine on computer without moving from your desk. The impact of electronic publishing and traditional methods. Explores publishing art magazines.