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Summer 2009 Issue 226

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

1 Out of Nowhere: Contemporary Cambodian Photography: ZHUANG WUBIN

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

  2 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

2 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

  3 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

3 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

  4 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

4 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

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

5 John Mawurndjul: Art and Impact: JON ALTMAN

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

  6 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

6 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

  7 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

7 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

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

8 Michelle Hiscock: Paintings: JAN JONES

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

  9 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

9 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

  10 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

10 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

  11 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

11 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

  12 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

12 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

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

13 Double take: Conny Dietzschold international: MAURICE O’RIORDAN

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

  14 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

14 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

  15 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)

15 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)

  16 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)

16 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)

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

17 BOOK REVIEW: Judy Watson: Blood language BY Judy Watson & Louise Martin-Chew: LAURA FISHER

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

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

18 BOOK REVEIW: Crackle… Contemporary art from the middle of nowhere BY Stuart Koop: ANNE KIRKER

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