October 2007 Issue 204

  1 Prizes and politics: The 24th National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Award, BELINDA SCOTT ,   DARWIN    Dennis Nona (Kal-lagaw-ya language, Badu and Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Qld homeland),  Ubirikubiri,  cast bronze.

1 Prizes and politics: The 24th National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Award, BELINDA SCOTT, DARWIN

Dennis Nona (Kal-lagaw-ya language, Badu and Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Qld homeland), Ubirikubiri, cast bronze.

  2 A tribute to Ingmar Bergman and Michelangelo Antonioni, ADRIAN MARTIN   Ingmar Bergman and Michelangelo Antonioniat work

2 A tribute to Ingmar Bergman and Michelangelo Antonioni, ADRIAN MARTIN

Ingmar Bergman and Michelangelo Antonioniat work

  3 Sixteen artists: Excerpts from a European diary, June 2007, Bill WRIGHT & HILARIE MAIS   Ai Weiwei,  Template , installation of found wooden windows and doors, in  Documenta 12 , Kassel.

3 Sixteen artists: Excerpts from a European diary, June 2007, Bill WRIGHT & HILARIE MAIS

Ai Weiwei, Template, installation of found wooden windows and doors, in Documenta 12, Kassel.

  4 Snap freeze: Still life now in the Yarra Valley, HILARY MADDOCKS   John Scurry,  Still life with Helmut and juggling batons , 2006, oil on linen, collection of Nick and Anne Lolatgis, Melbourne.

4 Snap freeze: Still life now in the Yarra Valley, HILARY MADDOCKS

John Scurry, Still life with Helmut and juggling batons, 2006, oil on linen, collection of Nick and Anne Lolatgis, Melbourne.

  5 Psychogothical, ASHLEY CRAWFORD   Ben Armstrong,  Conflict , 2003-05, mixed media, courtesy the artist and Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne.

5 Psychogothical, ASHLEY CRAWFORD

Ben Armstrong, Conflict, 2003-05, mixed media, courtesy the artist and Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne.

  6 Aura: A twenty-first century tour of Lake George; altered relations in speed and its affect, ANN FINEGAN   John Conomos, Still from  Aura,  2003, video installation, 13 mins.

6 Aura: A twenty-first century tour of Lake George; altered relations in speed and its affect, ANN FINEGAN

John Conomos, Still from Aura, 2003, video installation, 13 mins.

  7 Dear Hilary

7 Dear Hilary

  8 Something to smile about in Beijing, CLAIRE ROBERTS   Zhang Wei,  The Hall of Supreme Harmony, [Forbidden City],  1976, oil on paper. Reproduced courtesy Zhang Wei

8 Something to smile about in Beijing, CLAIRE ROBERTS

Zhang Wei, The Hall of Supreme Harmony, [Forbidden City], 1976, oil on paper. Reproduced courtesy Zhang Wei

  9 Adventures in image permissions, ADAM GECZY

9 Adventures in image permissions, ADAM GECZY

  10 Strange fruit: Testimony and memory in Julie Dowling’s portraits, KATE SANDS,  Melbourne    Julie Dowling,  Aunties with cards , 1999, synthetic polymer paint, red ochre and gold on canvas, Hyphema Collection, Perth.   11 Letter: This (patronised) art life

10 Strange fruit: Testimony and memory in Julie Dowling’s portraits, KATE SANDS, Melbourne

Julie Dowling, Aunties with cards, 1999, synthetic polymer paint, red ochre and gold on canvas, Hyphema Collection, Perth.

11 Letter: This (patronised) art life