This Month's cover :

Matt Coyle, Setting out (detail), from the graphic novel Worry Doll (page 15), 1997, felt tip pen on paper. Worry Doll is published by Mam Tor Publishing (UK), 2007, 76 pp. An exhibition of limited edition prints from the original drawings of Worry Doll was held at the Damien Minton Gallery, Redfern, Sydney from 21 February to 10 March this year. Matt Coyle is represented in Sydney by the Damien Minton Gallery.

Issue 198
April 2007

   01 Vivienne Binns in Hobart DAVID BROKER

Vivienne Binns, Vag dens, 1967, synthetic polymer paint and enamel on composition board. Collection of the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.

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   02 Over my shoulder: Nien Schwarz in Perth ROBERT COOK

Installation view of the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts showing the work of Nien Schwarz in Over my shoulder: Requiem for rain on the wall and Woman writing a letter (to Vermeer)... more >

   03 Never do yourself what others can do for you: Pat Hoffie in Brisbane ROSS WOODROW

Pat Hoffie, After Rodchenko via Samar (Artefact and Ideology), 2002, woven and hand-dyed reed mat. Thanks to the mat weavers of Samar, Santiago Bose.

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   05 Book Review Irony and Subversion in the Politics of Institutional Critique: BY ANN FINEGAN

Museum Highlights: The Writings of Andrea Fraser 

MIT Press, 2005    291pp    $68 RRP

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   06 The Windsor Group – more than Sunday painters at Hawkesbury Regional Gallery COURTNEY KIDD

Roderick Shaw, Dick Edwards’s hands, submitted as part of the required works for the NSW Travelling Scholarship (1945), pencil on paper. Collection of Dick and Cynthia Edwards.

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   07 Heaven on earth: Dream on at Hazelhurst, Sydney PRUE GIBSON

Hot Rod. Collection: Powerhouse Museum, Sydney. Photo Marinco Kojdanovski. 

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   08 The Blake Prize for Religious Art looks to the future ROB DITESSA

Justin O’Brien, The Virgin enthroned, 1951, oil on canvas, triptych. Collection of the National Gallery of Victoria. Winner of the inaugural Blake Prize for Religious Art, 1951.

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