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This Month's cover :
Leah King-Smith, Kyle Vander-Kryup (Detail) From Athletes Series, 2006, archival dyes on film. Specially commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery for their exhibition FLASH: Australian athletes in focus at Silvershot gallery, 3rd Floor, 167 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, from 4 March to 12 April as part of the Festival Melbourne2006, the cultural festival of the Commonwealth Games. Call Silvershot on 03 9666 4800.

Issue 187
March 2006




   01. It started with a kiss by ADRIAN MARTIN
Production still from Bride of the Gorilla (USA, 1951), directed by Curt Siodmak. Courtesy of teh Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences, Los Angeles, and Wade Williams, Kansas City. In Kis... more >


   02. Inside the mind of Stanley Kubrik by JOHN CONOMOS
A Clockwork Orange (GB/USA 1970-71). Alex DeLarge (Malcolm McDowell) in the Korova Milkbar. Copyright Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. In Stanley Kubrick: Inside the mind of a visionary film... more >


   03. Craft undone, by JOHN MCPHEE
Installation shot of Transformations: The Lanugage of Craft at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, from 11 November 2005 to 5 February 2006.... more >


   04. Handled with care: Less Blakeborough and Gwyn Hansessn Pigott by PATSY HELY
Les Blakebrough, Large Bowl (from the Derwent series), 2002, unglazed Southern Ice porcelain, deep etched, shellac, resist. Courtes the artist. Les Blakeborough: Ceramics was o... more >


   05. Making it modern: Japan and Siegried Bing's L'Art Nouveau by ANDREW MONTANA
Cover of Artistic Japan, no 1, May 1888. Edited by Siefried Bing. Van Gogh Museum (Library), Amsterdam.... more >


   06. Gang Festival: An Australian-Indonesian Artists Exchange by Haema Sivanesan
While in Sydney, Taring Padi was invited to paint a 3 x 2.5 metre panel space installed on May Lane, St Peters. They focussed on military 'collaboration' between Australia and Indonesia and the recent... more >


   07. Esme Timbery by TESS ALLAS
Esme Timbery, Blue Bridge, 2005, fabric, shells, glitter, cardboard. Parliament of New South Wales Collection. Photo Sirenshan Pure Photography. Esme Timbery won the inaugural $20,000 Parli... more >


   08. Jimmy Wululu (1936-2005) Bark painter from Arnhem Land by DJON MUNDINE
Jimmy Wululu with Bongu (waterhole) sand sculpture at the ANU Drill Hall Gallery, Canberra, 1992. Photo courtesy of The Canberra Times... more >


   09. In memoriam: Mutlu Cerkez 1964-2005 by MICHAEL GRAF
Mutlu Cerkez 1964-2005 Photo courtesy of Rose Nolan.... more >


   10. Alexi Glass, Lisa Roet: Uncommon observations BY ANTHONY BOND
Alexie Glass Lisa Roet: Uncommon Observations New Art Series published by Craftsman House. An imprint of Thames & Hudson Australia 2004 12pp. $39.95 RRP.... more >


   11. Johana Fahey, David Noonan: Before and now by CHRISTOPHER CHAPMAN
Johanna Fahey David Noonan: Before and Now New Art Series published by Craftsman House. An imprint of Thames & Hudson Australia 2004 12pp. $39.95 RRP.... more >

Kiss of the Beast
Kiss of the Beast, at the Queensland Art Gallery (QAG), was curated by Ted Gott (from the National Gallery of Victoria) and Kathryn Weir (Head of Cinema at QAG).... more >

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