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This Month's cover :
Blackstone Tjampi Weavers: Kantjupayi Benson, Shirley Bennet, Margaret Donegan, Melissa Donegan, Nuniwa Donegan (deceased), Janet Forbes, Ruby Forbes, Diedre Lane, Elaine Lane, Freda Lane, Janet Lane, Jean Lane, Wendy Lane, Angela Lyon, Sarkaway Lyon, Angaliya Mitchell, Gail Nelson, Mary Smith. Ngaanyatjarra language, Blackstone, Western Australia, Tjanpi Grass Toyota, 2005, desert grass, jute string, chicken wire, recycled timber hubcaps and numberplate. Blackstone is one of the 20 communities across NPY Lands who work with Tjanpi Aboriginal Baskets, a project within the NPY Women’s Council. Winner of the Telstra NATSIAA 1st Prize

Issue 183
September 2005




   01. Letter from Indonesia by ALISON CARROLL
On the heritage trail in Yogyakarta. Photo Sulis Indiarto, Australian Embassy, Jakarta.... more >


   02. Nike Savvas and Wolfgang Laib at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art by RACHEL JESSIE-RAE O'CONNOR
Nike Savvas, Atomic: Full of love, full of wonder, 2005, installation of coloured polystyrene balls, at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne.... more >


   03. Sorry, Monica, we were not paying attention by RICHARD LARTER + FRANK WATTERS
Monika Tichacek, The Shadowers 14, 2004/05, light jet print, Ed 6. Courtesy of the artist and Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne.... more >


   04. Australia and New Zealand go to Venice by PETER HILL
Ricky Swallow [Australia], Salad days [detail], 2005, laminated jelutong, maple. Courtesy of the artist and Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney.... more >


   05. Andy Warhol's Time Capsules by EVE SULLIVAN
Clark Gable’s shoes and other ephemera from Andy Warhol’s Time Capsule 58.... more >


   06. Letter from New York: Child's play by ANONDA BELL
Morton Bartlett, Doll, 1950-65, paint on cast plaster with synthetic hair and fabric. Collection of Dr Siri von Reis.... more >


   07. Letter from London by SIMEON KRONENBERG
Langlands & Bell, domain, 2005, view of installation: wall painting design derived from computer animation projection of internet country codes, water soluble house paint. At Milton Keynes Gall... more >


   08. The coarse and the cleaned: Dutch Masters from the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam by DANIEL THOMAS
Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, Self-portrait at an early age (Zelfportret op jeugdige leeftijd), c 1629, oil on wood panel. Purchased with aid from the Rembrandt Society, the Photo Commission, th... more >


   09. Diamonds are forever Cape Town: Halfway to Sydney 1788 -1870 by
Artist unknown, Chameleon, from the William Paterson album, 1777–79, watercolour. The Brenthurst Library, Johannesburg.... more >


   10. Brian Finemore 1925 - 1975: The first Australian art curator by IAN MACNEILL
Brian Finemore, debonair in Collins Street, Melbourne, late 1950s.... more >

11. Moment of change: The Big Picture of the visual arts and crafts in Australia by DAVID THROSBY

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