Issue 200 June 2007

1 EDITORIAL DEBORAH CLARK

1 EDITORIAL DEBORAH CLARK

2 STOP PRESS; GRAB ME A GONDOLA, AND WHILE IN EUROPE..., BY INVITATION

2 STOP PRESS; GRAB ME A GONDOLA, AND WHILE IN EUROPE..., BY INVITATION

3 Howard Arkley in Sydney CHRISTOPHER CHAPMAN Howard Arkley, Suburban interior, 1983, synthetic polymer paint on canvas. Museum of Modern Art at Heide, Melbourne, the Baillieu Myer Collection of the 80s.

3 Howard Arkley in Sydney CHRISTOPHER CHAPMAN

Howard Arkley, Suburban interior, 1983, synthetic polymer paint on canvas. Museum of Modern Art at Heide, Melbourne, the Baillieu Myer Collection of the 80s.

4 The shadow economy JUSTIN PATON Euan Macdonald, Richard Pryor billboard, 2005, ink on paper. Courtesy of the artist, Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney, and Cohan and Leslie, New York.

4 The shadow economy JUSTIN PATON

Euan Macdonald, Richard Pryor billboard, 2005, ink on paper. Courtesy of the artist, Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney, and Cohan and Leslie, New York.

5 Rarrking the sky HETTI PERKINS Exterior of the Musée du quai Branly, Paris, showing installations by Ningura Napurrula, (Untitled (Wirrulnga) 2005), Gulumbu Yunupingu (Garak, the universe 2006), and Tommy Watson (Wipu rockhole 2005). Photo Peter Lonergan.

5 Rarrking the sky HETTI PERKINS

Exterior of the Musée du quai Branly, Paris, showing installations by Ningura Napurrula, (Untitled (Wirrulnga) 2005), Gulumbu Yunupingu (Garak, the universe 2006), and Tommy Watson (Wipu rockhole 2005). Photo Peter Lonergan.

6 Arts policies: Where the bloody hell are you? ROWANNE COUCH

6 Arts policies: Where the bloody hell are you? ROWANNE COUCH

7 Impressions of Australia MICHAEL ROSENTHAL Frederick McCubbin, The city’s toil, 1887, oil on canvas. Famdal Collection, Sydney.

7 Impressions of Australia MICHAEL ROSENTHAL

Frederick McCubbin, The city’s toil, 1887, oil on canvas. Famdal Collection, Sydney.

8 Time capsules KATE DAVIDSON Susan Bright Art Photography Now Thames and Hudson, London, 2005 224 pp $79.95 Isobel Crombie Light Sensitive: Contemporary Australian Photography from the Loti Smorgon Fund National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 2006 111 pp $49.95 hb, $34.95 pb RRP Daniel Palmer (ed.) Photogenic: Essays/Photography/CCP 2000-2004 Centre for Contemporary Photography, 2005 103 pp $20 non-members/$15 members

8 Time capsules KATE DAVIDSON

Susan Bright
Art Photography Now
Thames and Hudson, London, 2005 224 pp $79.95

Isobel Crombie
Light Sensitive: Contemporary Australian Photography from the Loti Smorgon Fund
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 2006 111 pp $49.95 hb, $34.95 pb RRP

Daniel Palmer (ed.)
Photogenic: Essays/Photography/CCP 2000-2004
Centre for Contemporary Photography, 2005 103 pp $20 non-members/$15 members

9 BOOK REVIEW Joan Kerr: A Pictorial Biography, JOHN THOMPSON James Semple Kerr Joan Kerr: A Pictorial Biography, 1938-2004 James Semple Kerr, 2006.     Prepared to accompany Joan’s papers to the National Library of Australia       156pp     $55.00 RRP

9 BOOK REVIEW Joan Kerr: A Pictorial Biography,

JOHN THOMPSON
James Semple Kerr
Joan Kerr: A Pictorial Biography, 1938-2004
James Semple Kerr, 2006.    

Prepared to accompany Joan’s papers to the National Library of Australia      

156pp     $55.00 RRP

10 Australian gargoyles KYLA WARD Unknown artists, Gargoyles at the University of Sydney. Courtesy of the University of Sydney.

10 Australian gargoyles KYLA WARD

Unknown artists, Gargoyles at the University of Sydney. Courtesy of the University of Sydney.

11 Queensland enlightenment DANIEL THOMAS Lynne Seear & Julie Ewington (eds) Brought to Light II: Contemporary Australian Art 1966–2006 from the Queensland Art Gallery Collection Queensland Art Gallery Publishing, 2007,      492pp    $112.50 hb, $85.00 pb

11 Queensland enlightenment DANIEL THOMAS

Lynne Seear & Julie Ewington (eds)
Brought to Light II: Contemporary Australian Art 1966–2006 from the Queensland Art Gallery Collection
Queensland Art Gallery Publishing, 2007,     

492pp    $112.50 hb, $85.00 pb

12 The intersubjective space of visual art GAIL HASTINGS Gail Hastings, missing walls: bureaucracy at work, 2007, oil paint on plywood, watercolour on silk, framed watercolour and lead pencil on paper. Courtesy and copyright of the artist. From the exhibition ‘I LOST MY BALANCE YESTERDAY, MY MIND IS REALLY BEGINNING TO SLIP’ (OVERHEARD CONVERSATION, WHARF 2, CIRCULAR QUAY, SYDNEY, 6 JUNE 1999): SCULPTURAL SITUATIONS BY GAIL HASTINGS, Level 2 Contemporary Project Space, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2007. Photo Diana Panuccio

12 The intersubjective space of visual art GAIL HASTINGS

Gail Hastings, missing walls: bureaucracy at work, 2007, oil paint on plywood, watercolour on silk, framed watercolour and lead pencil on paper. Courtesy and copyright of the artist. From the exhibition ‘I LOST MY BALANCE YESTERDAY, MY MIND IS REALLY BEGINNING TO SLIP’ (OVERHEARD CONVERSATION, WHARF 2, CIRCULAR QUAY, SYDNEY, 6 JUNE 1999): SCULPTURAL SITUATIONS BY GAIL HASTINGS, Level 2 Contemporary Project Space, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2007. Photo Diana Panuccio