Peter Hill

Dr Peter Hill is an artist and writer and Adjunct Professor of Fine Art at RMIT University, Melbourne. He has written for over thirty journals and magazines around the world and is currently compiling a selection of these into a book called Curious About Art.


Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), Hobart 22 January – 7 July 2011
Art and Sport
Artist and art critic Peter Hill reflects on the boredom factor of sport and how the Basil Sellers Prize has got it right.
Stirring II
Playing with art & language: some personal memories
Peter Hill chooses here to examine a personal interest in the marriage of text and image in contemporary art. From the inextricable links between text and image made through magazine and advertising media to the mix of graffiti and gravitas achieved through the works of Jean Michael Basquiat, this article covers a wide range of avenues and artists paramount to this investigation. Other key figures mentioned include Joseph Kosuth, John A. Walker, Ed Ruscha, Peter Burgess, Bruce McLean, Lawrence Weiner, Douglas Gordon, Barbara Kruger, Jenny Holzer and Thyrza Nicholas Goodeve.
The Word As Art
Putting in the Boot - Nicely
Exhibition review Do Something with a Blunstone Chameleon Gallery Hobart Tasmania
Art and the Economy
Pat Brassington, Edward Colless, David McDowell
Exhibition review Book of Jonah 1932 Pat Brassington, Edward Colless, David McDowell Private House, Mt Stuart, Hobart May 1993
Dimensions: Sculpture in Australia
Tim Burns - Paintings and Drawings
Exhibition review Cape Bruny Winter 1990 - 1991 Paintings and Drawings by Tim Burns Dick Bett Gallery Hobart Tasmania 7 - 26 May 1992
Thinking Craft, Crafting Thought
Floral Tributes: The Flower
Exhibition review The Flower Curated by Paul Zika Plimsoll Gallery, Centre for the Arts Hobart Tasmania
Film & Video
The Culture of Exporting Art-cargo
How does Australia export its visual culture overseas? What have been the positive achievements and the low points of this process? Looks at the role of the Australia Council and the Visual Arts/Crafts Board.
The Big Pond: Australian Artists Overseas
Australian Body Art Festival Bendigo Art Gallery Samstag NAVA