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Issue 226 Summer 2009

5 Out of Nowhere: Contemporary Cambodian Photography ZHUANG WUBIN Chan Moniroth Chiart, Untitled, from Simple Fashion series, 2007.  Image courtesy the artist.

5 Out of Nowhere: Contemporary Cambodian Photography ZHUANG WUBIN

Chan Moniroth Chiart, Untitled, from Simple Fashion series, 2007. 
Image courtesy the artist.

9 String bags and starry skies: Aboriginal fibre art at QAG DANIEL THOMAS Banumbirr (Morning Star poles) installed in Floating Life, GOMA, Brisbane, 2009, bark fibre string, cotton, feathers, native beeswax, synthetic polymer paint, natural pigments on wood. From the Bandigan Morning Star and Queensland Art Gallery Collections.

9 String bags and starry skies: Aboriginal fibre art at QAG DANIEL THOMAS

Banumbirr (Morning Star poles) installed in Floating Life, GOMA, Brisbane, 2009, bark fibre string, cotton, feathers, native beeswax, synthetic polymer paint, natural pigments on wood. From the Bandigan Morning Star and Queensland Art Gallery Collections.

14 Ricky Swallow’s Memory-Sculptures VERONICA TELLO Flying on the ground is wrong, 2006, bronze, 4 x 14.5 x 5cm. Collection of J. G. Miles QC, Auckland. © Ricky Swallow. Photograph courtesy Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London.

14 Ricky Swallow’s Memory-Sculptures VERONICA TELLO

Flying on the ground is wrong, 2006, bronze, 4 x 14.5 x 5cm. Collection of J. G. Miles QC, Auckland. © Ricky Swallow. Photograph courtesy Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London.

18 Remembrance of things past and waists lost – from Paris to Melbourne SUSANNE SPUNNER Christian Dior ‘Zemire’ evening dress modelled by Renee. Photograph by Regina Relang.

18 Remembrance of things past and waists lost – from Paris to Melbourne SUSANNE SPUNNER

Christian Dior ‘Zemire’ evening dress modelled by Renee. Photograph by Regina Relang.

22 John Mawurndjul: Art and Impact JON ALTMAN John Mawurndjul at Kurorr, May 1980. Photograph by Jon Altman.

22 John Mawurndjul: Art and Impact JON ALTMAN

John Mawurndjul at Kurorr, May 1980. Photograph by Jon Altman.

27 Apropos Appropriate Appropriations: After the Apologies DAVID GARNEAU Kent Monkman, Old Bear with Tinselled Buck No. 10,601, 2008, acrylic on canvas, 76.2 x 61cm. Image courtesy the artist and Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England.

27 Apropos Appropriate Appropriations: After the Apologies DAVID GARNEAU

Kent Monkman, Old Bear with Tinselled Buck No. 10,601, 2008, acrylic on canvas, 76.2 x 61cm. Image courtesy the artist and Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England.

30 Mandy Martin: Eco-worrying ZSUZSANNA SOBOSLAY Mandy Martin, Wanderers in the Desert of the Real: After Friedrich, 2009, ochre, pigment, oil/linen, 30 x 40cm. Courtesy Australian Galleries, Melbourne.

30 Mandy Martin: Eco-worrying ZSUZSANNA SOBOSLAY

Mandy Martin, Wanderers in the Desert of the Real: After Friedrich, 2009, ochre, pigment, oil/linen, 30 x 40cm. Courtesy Australian Galleries, Melbourne.

34 Michelle Hiscock: Paintings JAN JONES Michelle Hiscock, Taylors Point, 2007, oil on panel, 16 x 12cm.

34 Michelle Hiscock: Paintings JAN JONES

Michelle Hiscock, Taylors Point, 2007, oil on panel, 16 x 12cm.

36 John R. Walker: painting from the landscape SASHA GRISHIN Bedervale South Walking, 2005, gouache on paper, 5 panels, 75 x 275cm overall. Private collection, Perth.

36 John R. Walker: painting from the landscape SASHA GRISHIN

Bedervale South Walking, 2005, gouache on paper, 5 panels, 75 x 275cm overall. Private collection, Perth.

39 Wamud Namok (L.B. Nadjamerrek AO) 1926–2009 PETER COOKE Wamud Namok Nadjamerrek, Ankung Djang and Ngalyod (Honey Dreaming and Rainbow Serpent), 1994, natural pigments on paper, 121 x 171cm. MAGNT Collection. Image courtesy the artist’s estate and the Museum and Art Gallery of the NT.

39 Wamud Namok (L.B. Nadjamerrek AO) 1926–2009 PETER COOKE

Wamud Namok Nadjamerrek, Ankung Djang and Ngalyod (Honey Dreaming and Rainbow Serpent), 1994, natural pigments on paper, 121 x 171cm. MAGNT Collection. Image courtesy the artist’s estate and the Museum and Art Gallery of the NT.

40 Letter to editor Ron Hurley, Cricket gods 2 (Urban god in flight), 1999, graphite and oil on paper, 147.5 x 96.5cm. Hurley Family Collection, Brisbane.

40 Letter to editor

Ron Hurley, Cricket gods 2 (Urban god in flight), 1999, graphite and oil on paper, 147.5 x 96.5cm. Hurley Family Collection, Brisbane.

41 Ouija in Yogya ASHLEY CRAWFORD Installation view, iCAN, with (foreground) Sigit Bapak, Refuse fairy tales about a frog inside a coconut shell (detail), 2009; and (background) Catriona Stanton, Haberfield Story (detail), 2009.

41 Ouija in Yogya ASHLEY CRAWFORD

Installation view, iCAN, with (foreground) Sigit BapakRefuse fairy tales about a frog inside a coconut shell (detail), 2009; and (background) Catriona Stanton, Haberfield Story (detail), 2009.

45 Double take: Conny Dietzschold international MAURICE O’RIORDAN Conny Dietzschold, 2009. Image courtesy Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney.

45 Double take: Conny Dietzschold international MAURICE O’RIORDAN

Conny Dietzschold, 2009. Image courtesy Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney.

48 Ainslie Murray’s Architecture of Thread and Gesture at The Japan Foundation AMELIA GROOM Installation view of Ainslie Murray’s An Architecture of Thread and Gesture, Japan Foundation Gallery, Sydney,  2008. Images courtesy the artist. Photographs by Ian Hobbs.

48 Ainslie Murray’s Architecture of Thread and Gesture at The Japan Foundation AMELIA GROOM

Installation view of Ainslie Murray’s An Architecture of Thread and Gesture, Japan Foundation Gallery, Sydney,  2008. Images courtesy the artist. Photographs by Ian Hobbs.

51 William McAloon (ed.) Art at Te Papa JACQUI DURRANT William McAloon (ed.) Art at Te Papa Te Papa Press, Wellington, 2009, 432pp, rrp NZ$130 (standard edition) NZ$300 (deluxe edition).

51 William McAloon (ed.) Art at Te Papa JACQUI DURRANT

William McAloon (ed.) Art at Te Papa
Te Papa Press, Wellington, 2009, 432pp, rrp NZ$130 (standard edition) NZ$300 (deluxe edition).

55 John McDonald Art of Australia: Vol. 1, Exploration to Federation PATRICK HUTCHINGS John McDonald Art of Australia: Vol. 1, Exploration to Federation Macmillan Australia, Melbourne, 2008, 656pp, rrp $125 (hardback)

55 John McDonald Art of Australia: Vol. 1, Exploration to Federation PATRICK HUTCHINGS

John McDonald Art of Australia: Vol. 1, Exploration to Federation Macmillan Australia, Melbourne, 2008, 656pp, rrp $125 (hardback)

58 Judy Watson & Louise Martin-Chew Judy Watson: Blood language LAURA FISHER Judy Watson & Louise Martin-Chew Judy Watson: Blood language Miegunyah Press, 2009, 240pp, rrp $39.95

58 Judy Watson & Louise Martin-Chew Judy Watson: Blood language LAURA FISHER

Judy Watson & Louise Martin-Chew Judy Watson: Blood language Miegunyah Press, 2009, 240pp, rrp $39.95

60 Stuart Koop Crackle… Contemporary art from the middle of nowhere ANNE KIRKER Stuart Koop Crackle… Contemporary art from the middle of nowhere Institute of Modern Art (IMA), Brisbane, 2008, 176pp, rrp $30

60 Stuart Koop Crackle… Contemporary art from the middle of nowhere ANNE KIRKER

Stuart Koop Crackle… Contemporary art from the middle of nowhere Institute of Modern Art (IMA), Brisbane, 2008, 176pp, rrp $30