Issue 205 November 2007

1 The Guggenheim Collection in Melbourne MICHAEL DESMOND Sarah Anne Johnson, Boy in the field, 2002, chromogenic print. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Purchased with funds contributed by Pamela and Arthur Sanders; the Harriett Ames Charitable Trust; Henry Buhl; the Heather and Tony Podesta Collection, Falls Church, VA; Ann and Mel Schaffer; Shelley Harrison; and the Photography Committee, 2005. © Sarah Anne Johnson, courtesy of Julie Saul Gallery, New York. 

1 The Guggenheim Collection in Melbourne MICHAEL DESMOND

Sarah Anne Johnson, Boy in the field, 2002, chromogenic print. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Purchased with funds contributed by Pamela and Arthur Sanders; the Harriett Ames Charitable Trust; Henry Buhl; the Heather and Tony Podesta Collection, Falls Church, VA; Ann and Mel Schaffer; Shelley Harrison; and the Photography Committee, 2005. © Sarah Anne Johnson, courtesy of Julie Saul Gallery, New York. 

2 Epiphanic uncertainties: Mystic Truths in Auckland JOHN HURRELL Mungo Thomson, The true artist helps the world by revealing mystic truths (12 step), 1999, ink on holographic vinyl. Courtesy of the artist and Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, and John Connelly Presents, New York. Photograph by Althea Thauberger.

2 Epiphanic uncertainties: Mystic Truths in Auckland JOHN HURRELL

Mungo Thomson, The true artist helps the world by revealing mystic truths (12 step), 1999, ink on holographic vinyl. Courtesy of the artist and Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, and John Connelly Presents, New York. Photograph by Althea Thauberger.

3 Some meditations on death and dying: Reveries: Photography & Mortality in Canberra JOHN THOMPSON Anne Noble, In my father’s garden, 2001, single image from an installation of six monochrome type C photographs and two concertina books of monochrome type C photographs. Courtesy of the artist.

3 Some meditations on death and dying: Reveries: Photography & Mortality in Canberra JOHN THOMPSON

Anne Noble, In my father’s garden, 2001, single image from an installation of six monochrome type C photographs and two concertina books of monochrome type C photographs. Courtesy of the artist.

4 Peter Upward: The frozen gesture CHRISTOPHER DEAN Peter Upward, October Still, 1962, PVA on board. Laverty Collection, Sydney.

4 Peter Upward: The frozen gesture CHRISTOPHER DEAN

Peter Upward, October Still, 1962, PVA on board. Laverty Collection, Sydney.

5 Book: Our Way: Contemporary Aboriginal Art from Lockhart River by Sally Butler SUSAN REID Sally Butler, Our Way: Contemporary Aboriginal Art from Lockhart River, University of Queensland Press, 2007 136 pp $80 RRP

5 Book: Our Way: Contemporary Aboriginal Art from Lockhart River by Sally Butler SUSAN REID

Sally Butler, Our Way: Contemporary Aboriginal Art from Lockhart River, University of Queensland Press, 2007 136 pp $80 RRP

6 Increase your uncertainty: A Constructed World in Melbourne NATALIE KING A Constructed World, stills from DVDs screened in the ‘dance room’. Clockwise from top left: Truck dance, 2007, Eye burn, 2006 (with choreographer João Saldanha), Sincere (death dance), 2005, Big dirty death drive, 2006-07 (soundtrack by Ali Perret), Ecstatic Torino, 2004. Courtesy of Uplands Gallery, Melbourne. 

6 Increase your uncertainty: A Constructed World in Melbourne NATALIE KING

A Constructed World, stills from DVDs screened in the ‘dance room’. Clockwise from top left: Truck dance, 2007, Eye burn, 2006 (with choreographer João Saldanha), Sincere (death dance), 2005, Big dirty death drive, 2006-07 (soundtrack by Ali Perret), Ecstatic Torino, 2004. Courtesy of Uplands Gallery, Melbourne. 

7 Letter from Istanbul AES+F, Last Riot – Last Riot 2, 2005-07, digital photograph on canvas. Detail of installation at Antrepo No.3. Photograph by Gina Fairley.

7 Letter from Istanbul

AES+F, Last Riot – Last Riot 2, 2005-07, digital photograph on canvas. Detail of installation at Antrepo No.3. Photograph by Gina Fairley.

8 aberhart by Gregory O’Brien, Justin Paton, Laurence Aberhart SUE GARDINER aberhart Gregory O’Brien, Justin Paton, Laurence Aberhart Victoria University Press, Wellington, New Zealand 2007    NZ$125 rrp

8 aberhart by Gregory O’Brien, Justin Paton, Laurence Aberhart SUE GARDINER

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Gregory O’Brien, Justin Paton, Laurence Aberhart
Victoria University Press, Wellington, New Zealand 2007    NZ$125 rrp

9 Letter: Confusions in copyright: a comment on Adam Geczy’s adventures in image permissions Peter Anderson

9 Letter: Confusions in copyright: a comment on Adam Geczy’s adventures in image permissions Peter Anderson

10 Letter: A truly national gallery? Scott Redford

10 Letter: A truly national gallery? Scott Redford