Issue 190 June 2006

1 From today photography is dead: Portraiture in the digital age by MICHAEL DESMOND Samuel Foss, The chief, the one who sold Africa to the colonists, 1997, type C photograph. Courtesy of Jean-Marc Patras, Paris, and Jack Shinman Gallery, New York.

1 From today photography is dead: Portraiture in the digital age by MICHAEL DESMOND

Samuel Foss, The chief, the one who sold Africa to the colonists, 1997, type C photograph. Courtesy of Jean-Marc Patras, Paris, and Jack Shinman Gallery, New York.

2 Moderinism is back! 21st century modern: 2006 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art by EVE SULLIVAN

2 Moderinism is back! 21st century modern: 2006 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art by EVE SULLIVAN

3 Xstrata Coal Emerging Indigenous Art Award 2006 by JEREMY ECCLES Jonathon Jones, Kamilaroi,Wiradjuri people, Lumination fall wall weave, 2004/06, electrical cable, light fittings, bulbs and MDF board. Collection of the artist. Courtesy of Gallery Barry Keldoulis, Sydney.

3 Xstrata Coal Emerging Indigenous Art Award 2006 by JEREMY ECCLES

Jonathon Jones, Kamilaroi,Wiradjuri people, Lumination fall wall weave, 2004/06, electrical cable, light fittings, bulbs and MDF board. Collection of the artist. Courtesy of Gallery Barry Keldoulis, Sydney.

4 Good times & friendship: Artist initiatives and relational aesthetics by ANN FINEGAN Sarah Goffman, Refuse, 2005. Installation view, Situation, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 2005. Photo Greg Weight.

4 Good times & friendship: Artist initiatives and relational aesthetics by ANN FINEGAN

Sarah Goffman, Refuse, 2005. Installation view, Situation, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 2005. Photo Greg Weight.

5 Marketing the myth: Glasgw's designs on Chalres Rennie Mackintosh by ANDREW MONTANA The drawing room at Hill House, Helensburgh, Scotland. Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Copyright The National Trust for Scotland Photo Library.

5 Marketing the myth: Glasgw's designs on Chalres Rennie Mackintosh by ANDREW MONTANA

The drawing room at Hill House, Helensburgh, Scotland. Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Copyright The National Trust for Scotland Photo Library.

6 Blow up the inside world: David M Thomas in Brisbane by ANNA ZAGALA David M Thomas, Every day I am a day older, 1995, photograph. Courtesy of the artist.

6 Blow up the inside world: David M Thomas in Brisbane by ANNA ZAGALA

David M Thomas, Every day I am a day older, 1995, photograph. Courtesy of the artist.

7 Oh, boy! The portraits of Gary Lee by GARY LEE Gary Lee, Self-portrait with Manish in Hanuman Temple, 2004. Courtesy of Karen Brown Gallery.

7 Oh, boy! The portraits of Gary Lee by GARY LEE

Gary Lee, Self-portrait with Manish in Hanuman Temple, 2004. Courtesy of Karen Brown Gallery.

8. BOOK REVIEW: Geoffrey Batchen, Forget me not: Photography and remembrance by KATE DAVIDSON Van Gough Museum, Amsterdam and Princeton Architectural Press, New York, 2004 128 pp. RRP $60 (hardback); $37.50 (softback).

8. BOOK REVIEW: Geoffrey Batchen, Forget me not: Photography and remembrance by KATE DAVIDSON

Van Gough Museum, Amsterdam and Princeton Architectural Press, New York, 2004 128 pp. RRP $60 (hardback); $37.50 (softback).

9 BOOK REVIEW: Bill Culbert, Light wine things by HELEN ENNIS dunedin Public Art Gallery, 2005 120 pp. RRP NZ $29.95.

9 BOOK REVIEW: Bill Culbert, Light wine things by HELEN ENNIS

dunedin Public Art Gallery, 2005 120 pp. RRP NZ $29.95.