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This Month's cover :

Arlene TextaQueen, Jillaroo by the Loo (Ginny and Pearl), Warburton (detail), 2009, felt-tip pens on 100% cotton Stonehenge paper, 127x97cm. Image courtesy the artist and Gallerysmith, Melbourne. From the artist’s forthcoming solo exhibition Naked Landscapes of Victoria, 12 November to 12 December, Gallerysmith, Melbourne. www.gallerysmith.com.au. TextaQueen is also represented by Sullivan & Strumpf Fine Art.



Issue 224
October 2009




   01 Whose Art Counts? MELISSA MILES

In the act of installing Annette Bezor’s Blush, 2002, oil on linen, 270 x 480cm, at the Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane. Image courtesy the artist.

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   02 Kathy Temin: Forest of memories NATALIE KING

My House, 2005, mixed media and DVD; 3 parts: 163 x 170 x 130cm; (house) 250 x 120 x 120cm; (trees) 210 x 120 x 120cm. Commissioned by the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art for New 05... more >


   03 Joan Kerr: Stirring the possum in Australian art history SUSAN STEGGALL

Fiona MacDonald, Heritage No. 2, 2004, woven photographs, 60 x 40cm. © the artist and the Cruthers Collection of Women’s Art at the University of Western Australia. Photograph by Jenni Car... more >


   04 Wollongong Looks at Itself JO HOLDER

Installation view of Derek Kreckler’s Façade, 2009, digital proof 1 and 2 (14 images in total); installed at front of WCG. Photographs by Derek Kreckler. The frieze placement of the figure... more >


   05 West is When is West: A Trip Report JOHN VON STURMER

Tom Polo, cover image for exhibition catalogue, I’m Worse At What I do Best; also the image for the (scrunched-up) exhibition invitation.

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   06 Growing Pains – A journey through BEN QUILTY LIVE! LAINI BURTON

Torana no. 5, 2003, oil on canvas, 120 x 140cm. Private collection.

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   07 Art in Country: Garma 2009 JANE HEALY

Dancers from Galiwinku (Elcho Island) at Garma, with Daisy Burarrwanga in the front. Photograph by Francine Chinn.

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   08 Telstra Blues MAURICE O’RIORDAN

Danie Mellor, From Rite to Ritual, 2007, mixed media on paper, 207 x 154cm.

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   09 New York Yankees in Queensland’s Court ALAN DODGE

John Singer Sargent, Mr and Mrs I N Phelps Stokes, 1897, oil on canvas, 214 x 101cm. Bequest of Edith Minturn Phelps Stokes (Mrs IN) 1938 (38.104). Collection: The Metropolitan Museum of A... more >


   10 Dali in Melbourne, or, Pearls before Swine JOHN CONOMOS

Eric Schaal, Preparatory photograph for the collage What Dalí thinks about, created for Click magazine, 1941, gelatin silver photograph, 25.5 x 20.5cm. Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, Figuere... more >


   11 Just Is: SALA festival 2009 NERINA DUNT

Edward James, The Fuse #3, 2009, UltraChrome digital print, 50 x 40cm.

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   12 Fully Exploited Labour: Pat Hoffie ANNI DOYLE

Cover for publication Fully Exploited Labour: Pat Hoffie, edited by Sally Butler, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane, 2008. ISBN 186499908X, 128 pages, full-colour, hardback. Co... more >

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