Issue 187 March 2006

1 It started with a kiss by ADRIAN MARTIN Production still from Bride of the Gorilla (USA, 1951), directed by Curt Siodmak. Courtesy of teh Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences, Los Angeles, and Wade Williams, Kansas City. In Kiss of the Beast: From Paris Salon to King Kongat the Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, from 16 November 2005 to 22 January 2006.

1 It started with a kiss by ADRIAN MARTIN

Production still from Bride of the Gorilla (USA, 1951), directed by Curt Siodmak. Courtesy of teh Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences, Los Angeles, and Wade Williams, Kansas City. In Kiss of the Beast: From Paris Salon to King Kongat the Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, from 16 November 2005 to 22 January 2006.

2 Inside the mind of Stanley Kubrik by JOHN CONOMOS A Clockwork Orange (GB/USA 1970-71). Alex DeLarge (Malcolm McDowell) in the Korova Milkbar. Copyright Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. In Stanley Kubrick: Inside the mind of a visionary filmmakerat the Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne, from 25 November 2005 to 29 January 2006.

2 Inside the mind of Stanley Kubrik by JOHN CONOMOS

A Clockwork Orange (GB/USA 1970-71). Alex DeLarge (Malcolm McDowell) in the Korova Milkbar. Copyright Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. In Stanley Kubrick: Inside the mind of a visionary filmmakerat the Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne, from 25 November 2005 to 29 January 2006.

3 Craft undone, by JOHN MCPHEE Installation shot of Transformations: The Lanugage of Craft at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, from 11 November 2005 to 5 February 2006.

3 Craft undone, by JOHN MCPHEE

Installation shot of Transformations: The Lanugage of Craft at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, from 11 November 2005 to 5 February 2006.

4 Handled with care: Less Blakeborough and Gwyn Hansessn Pigott by PATSY HELY Les Blakebrough, Large Bowl (from the Derwent series), 2002, unglazed Southern Ice porcelain, deep etched, shellac, resist. Courtes the artist. Les Blakeborough: Ceramics was on exhibition at Object Gallery, Sydney, from 19 November 2005 to 15 January 2006 and is touring nationally during 2006-07 Gwyn Hanssen Piggott: A survey 1995-2005 opened at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourrne, on 4 November 2005 until 19 March 2006.

4 Handled with care: Less Blakeborough and Gwyn Hansessn Pigott by PATSY HELY

Les Blakebrough, Large Bowl (from the Derwent series), 2002, unglazed Southern Ice porcelain, deep etched, shellac, resist. Courtes the artist.

Les Blakeborough: Ceramics was on exhibition at Object Gallery, Sydney, from 19 November 2005 to 15 January 2006 and is touring nationally during 2006-07

Gwyn Hanssen Piggott: A survey 1995-2005 opened at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourrne, on 4 November 2005 until 19 March 2006.

5 Making it modern: Japan and Siegried Bing's L'Art Nouveau by ANDREW MONTANA Cover of Artistic Japan, no 1, May 1888. Edited by Siefried Bing. Van Gogh Museum (Library), Amsterdam.

5 Making it modern: Japan and Siegried Bing's L'Art Nouveau by ANDREW MONTANA

Cover of Artistic Japan, no 1, May 1888. Edited by Siefried Bing. Van Gogh Museum (Library), Amsterdam.

6. Gang Festival: An Australian-Indonesian Artists Exchange by Haema Sivanesan While in Sydney, Taring Padi was invited to paint a 3 x 2.5 metre panel space installed on May Lane, St Peters. They focussed on military 'collaboration' between Australia and Indonesia and the recent mistreatment of refugees from West Papua. Image Courtesy of Gang Festival. The Gang Festival took place in the inner-city Sydney suburbs of Chippendale and Surry Hills, 12-29 January 2006.

6. Gang Festival: An Australian-Indonesian Artists Exchange by Haema Sivanesan

While in Sydney, Taring Padi was invited to paint a 3 x 2.5 metre panel space installed on May Lane, St Peters. They focussed on military 'collaboration' between Australia and Indonesia and the recent mistreatment of refugees from West Papua. Image Courtesy of Gang Festival.

The Gang Festival took place in the inner-city Sydney suburbs of Chippendale and Surry Hills, 12-29 January 2006.

7 Esme Timbery by TESS ALLAS Esme Timbery, Blue Bridge, 2005, fabric, shells, glitter, cardboard. Parliament of New South Wales Collection. Photo Sirenshan Pure Photography.  Esme Timbery won the inaugural $20,000 Parliament of New South Wales Indigenous Art Prize in August 2005.

7 Esme Timbery by TESS ALLAS

Esme Timbery, Blue Bridge, 2005, fabric, shells, glitter, cardboard. Parliament of New South Wales Collection. Photo Sirenshan Pure Photography. 

Esme Timbery won the inaugural $20,000 Parliament of New South Wales Indigenous Art Prize in August 2005.

8 Jimmy Wululu (1936-2005) Bark painter from Arnhem Land by DJON MUNDINE Jimmy Wululu with Bongu (waterhole) sand sculpture at the ANU Drill Hall Gallery, Canberra, 1992. Photo courtesy of The Canberra Times

8 Jimmy Wululu (1936-2005) Bark painter from Arnhem Land by DJON MUNDINE

Jimmy Wululu with Bongu (waterhole) sand sculpture at the ANU Drill Hall Gallery, Canberra, 1992. Photo courtesy of The Canberra Times

9 In memoriam: Mutlu Cerkez 1964-2005 by MICHAEL GRAF Mutlu Cerkez 1964-2005 Photo courtesy of Rose Nolan.

9 In memoriam: Mutlu Cerkez 1964-2005 by MICHAEL GRAF

Mutlu Cerkez 1964-2005

Photo courtesy of Rose Nolan.

10 Alexi Glass, Lisa Roet: Uncommon observationsBY ANTHONY BOND Alexie Glass Lisa Roet: Uncommon Observations New Art Series published by Craftsman House. An imprint of Thames & Hudson Australia 2004 12pp. $39.95 RRP.

10 Alexi Glass, Lisa Roet: Uncommon observationsBY ANTHONY BOND

Alexie Glass
Lisa Roet: Uncommon Observations
New Art Series published by Craftsman House.
An imprint of Thames & Hudson Australia
2004 12pp. $39.95 RRP.

11 Johana Fahey, David Noonan: Before and nowby CHRISTOPHER CHAPMAN Johanna Fahey David Noonan: Before and Now New Art Series published by Craftsman House. An imprint of Thames & Hudson Australia 2004 12pp. $39.95 RRP.

11 Johana Fahey, David Noonan: Before and nowby CHRISTOPHER CHAPMAN

Johanna Fahey
David Noonan: Before and Now

New Art Series published by Craftsman House.
An imprint of Thames & Hudson Australia
2004 12pp. $39.95 RRP.

12 Kiss of the Beast Kiss of the Beast, at the Queensland Art Gallery (QAG), was curated by Ted Gott (from the National Gallery of Victoria) and Kathryn Weir (Head of Cinema at QAG).

12 Kiss of the Beast

Kiss of the Beast, at the Queensland Art Gallery (QAG), was curated by Ted Gott (from the National Gallery of Victoria) and Kathryn Weir (Head of Cinema at QAG).