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This Month's cover :

Pablo Picasso, Portrait de Dora Maar (Portrait of Dora Maar), 1937, oil on canvas. Musée de Picasso, Paris. © Pablo Picasso/Succession Pablo Picasso, Paris. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney 2006. This work is on display in the exhibition Picasso: Love and war 1935-1945 at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, until 8 October.



Issue 193
September 2006




   01 Dora and the Minotaur Picasso: Love and war 1935–1945 in Melbourne DAVID HANSEN

Béatrice Hatala, Dora Maar’s apartment at 6 rue de Savoie, Paris, November 1997, gelatin silver print. Library Musée Picasso, Paris. © Béatrice Hatala.

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   02 Louise Weaver: Taking a chance on love Selected works 1990–2006 in Melbourne MARIE SIERRA

Louise Weaver, Sweeper (Racoon), 2005, hand crocheted lambs wool and embroidered Japanese silk thread over high density foam, artificial fur fabric, cotton crochet thread, Swarovski crysta... more >


   03 Captain Cool in Canberra MARTIN TERRY

John Sherwin, after Nathaniel Dance, Captain James Cook, c 1779, engraving. Rex Nan Kivell Collection, National Library of Australia, Canberra.

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   04 Bronwyn Oliver 1959–2006 HANNAH FINK

Bronwyn Oliver, with her Wave installation at Gordon's Bay, December 1980.

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05 Art Lovers

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   06 A tribute to Peter Townsend: Introduction DEBORAH CLARK

Peter Townsend, c 1994. Photo Johanna Macnaughtan.

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   07 Peter Townsend in China and Canberra: The Peter Townsend Collection of Chinese woodcuts in the National Gallery of Australia CHRISTINE DIXON

Artist unknown (Mai Gan?), Woman with baby, child with toy gun, c1940, woodcut. National Gallery of Australia, Peter Townsend Collection, purchased with the assistance of the Australia-Chi... more >


   08 Peter Townsend and Studio International: Notes from inside the archive JO MELVIN

Cover of Studio International, July/August 1972.

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   09 Peter Townsend in London ANDREW BRIGHTON

Peter Townsend, 1983. Photo Denise Ferris

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   10 Peter Townsend in Australia JACQUELINE MACNAUGHTAN

Peter Townsend working, 1994. Photos Johanna Macnaughtan

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   11 Peter Townsend and Art Monthly Australia CHRISTOPHER HEATHCOTE

Cover of the first issue of Art Monthly Australian and International, June 1987

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   12 Peter Townsend in the office PHILIPPA KELLY

Peter Townsend in the Art Monthly Australia office, in the clocktower of the Canberra School of Art, c1993. Photo Douglas Holleley.

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13 Peter Townsend, from the Chair of Art Monthly Australia DAVID WILLIAMS

David Williams was Director of the ANU School of Art for twenty years until June this year, and is Chair of the AMA Board.

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   14 Peter Townsend A view from the bar DAMIAN SMITH

Peter Townsend in a hotel in Balmain in 1983. Photos Denise Ferris.

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   15 All my own work PETER TOWNSEND

Peter Townsend c1940, just before leaving for Burma. Photo courtesy of Catherine Townsend.

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   16 The most delightful thing on earth: The art of Gladys Reynell in Adelaide JUDITH HEAVEN

Gladys Reynell, Emu beaker, 1917, London, earthenware, sgraffito decoration. South Australian Government Grant, assisted by the Crafts Board of the Australia Council 1980, Art Gallery of S... more >

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