This Month's cover :

Patricia Steur, Kingi Taurua, 1999, c-type photograph, moko (tattoo) by Gordon Toi Hatfield. Courtesy of Patricia Steur. Included in the book Dedicated by Blood/ Whakautu ki te toto: renaissance of Ta Moko by Gordon Toi Hatfield and Patricia Steur, Hunter Media, 2003. 

Issue 195
November 2006

   01 Follow that ribbon: Circumnavigating the Julia Morison survey in Christchurch JOHN HURRELL

Julia Morison, RoCoco, detail from Gargantua’s petticoat, 2006, mixed media on aluminium laminate. Courtesy of the artist and Gallery 64zero3.

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   02 Imants Tillers in Canberra CHRISTOPHER CHAPMAN

Imants Tillers, Hiatus, 1987, oilstick, gouache and synthetic polymer paint on 190 canvasboards. Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki.

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   03 TogArt Contemporary Art Exhibition: History in the making in Darwin DAENA MURRAY

Marina Strocchi, Red river, 2006, acrylic on linen.

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   04 Book Review

Roger Neich

Painted Histories: Early Maori Figurative Painting & Carved Histories: Rotorua Ngati Tarawhai Woodcarving


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   05 Book Review

Martyn Jolly

Faces of the Living Dead: The Belief in Spirit Photography


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   06 The vacant girl, the phallic teapot and the nasty flowers: Charles Blackman: Alice in Wonderland in Melbourne TIM FISHER

Charles Blackman, Feet beneath the table, 1956, tempera and oil on composition board. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, presented through the NGV Foundation by Barbara Blackman, Hon... more >


Readers of the Australian Magazine of 27-28 March 1993 will know that the year that changed the world, a quarter of a century earlier, had been 1968. John Gorton had become Prime Minister. The Seek... more >

   08 Dude Ranch Dada: William T. Wiley comes to Australia ANNE KIRKER

William T. Wiley, travelling c 1980. Photo Judy Olausen.

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   09 Art, politics and the economy: A possible future for art and craft in Australia in the twenty-first century MICHAEL DENHOLM

Dick Marks, Droughty Point, 2006, digital photograph. Courtesy of the artist.

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