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This Month's cover :

E.L.K, Wake up to the Stink, 2008, aerosol on wood, 90 x 140cm.

 Image courtesy the artist. This image was recently shown in E.L.K’s solo exhibition, This is why we can’t have nice things, at Oh Really Gallery, Sydney, during March. E.L.K’s next solo exhibition is at Brunswick St Gallery, Melbourne, during May. 

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Issue 238
April 2011




   01 Globility: the new Globilsation, 21st Century: Art in the First Decade, GoMA GINA FAIRLEY

Candice Breitz, King (a portrait of Michael Jackson), 2005, 16-channel video installation: 42:20 minutes, colour, sound, 500 x 1200cm (installed, variable).

Purchased 2008 with funds f... more >


   02 ‘There is also the West Heavens’: a Chinese-Indian conversation CAROLINE TURNER

RAQS Media Collective, Revolutionary Forces, 2010.

Installation view from the exhibition Place.Time.Play: Contemporary Art from India and China, Shanghai, 2010. 

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   03 Memory Palaces JOHN KELLY

Stephen J Shanabrook, On the Road to Heaven The Highway to Hell (detail), 2008, ‘remnants’ of the suicide bomber cast in dark chocolate, 74 x 30.5 x 89cm.

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   04 The MONA Manifesto SARAH SCOTT

Museum of Old and New Art from Little Frying Pan Island, Derwent River, Hobart, Tasmania.

Image courtesy the Museum of Old and New Art; all photographs by Leigh Carmichael.

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   05 Danger and Beauty in the Art of Billy Atkins JOHN CARTY

Kumpupirntily (Lake Disappointment), 2007, acrylic on canvas, 46 x 61cm. Collection: Kerry Stokes Collection, PerthImages courtesy the artist and Martumili Artists, Western Australia.

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   06 So what else is new? The NEW NEW, Contemporary Art Centre of SA STEPHANIE RADOK

Roy Ananda, Untitled (detail), 2010, installation view, The Gallerie, Adelaide. 

Image courtesy Dianne Tanzer Gallery + Projects, Melbourne.

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   07 Anne Walmsley’s In Living Memory BARBIE GREENSHIELDS

Views of Anne Walmsley’s In Living Memory installation, 2010, the old Masonic Lodge, Albany, Western Australia. Photographs by John McKinnon.

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   08 Twinned and Twined: Karen Mills and Robyn Djunginy STELLA GRAY

Twined: Weaving and Abstraction, installation views, The Cross Arts Projects, Sydney, with (left) work by Robyn Djunginy and (right, foreground) work by Karen Mills. Images courtesy the a... more >


   09 OBITUARY: Philip Watkins (1959-2010) JONATHAN WATKINS

Philip Watkins, 2010.

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   10 William Kelly: Peace Dialogic SHIREEN HUDA

Dialogue with ‘Guernica’, 2007, two six-metre-high banners, installed on the façade of Guernica’s Cultural Centre.

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   11 Magic of the Dance – Ballets Russes: The Art of Costume ALAN R. DODGE

Ballets Russes: The Art of Costume installation view, National Gallery of Australia, with (left) costumes for The Sleeping Princess.

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   12 Viola in Melbourne NICOLAS LOW

Bill Viola, The Raft, 2004, still images from video/sound installation; colour high-definition video projection on wall (3.96 x 2.23m) in darkened space; surround sound system; room dimen... more >


   13 New Frontiers in Transmedia Art CHRISTINE WESTWOOD

Lynn Hershman Leeson, !WAR (Woman Art Revolution), ongoing project.

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   14 Gustav Moreau & The Eternal Feminine MAURICE O’RIORDAN

The apparition, oil on canvas, 142 x images of work by Gustav Moreau. 

Image courtesy the Musée Gustav Moreau, Paris. © Photo RMN – René-Gabriel Ojéda

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   15 Daniel Mafe: Approaching the silence WES HILL

Untitled VII, 2008, acrylic on paper, 122 x 86cm.

image courtesy the artist and Jan Manton Art, Brisbane. 

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   16 BOOKS Wang Lan NICHOLAS JOSE

Book cover with image of Lucky When Dropped (detail), 2006, acrylic on canvas, 121 x 106.5cm.

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