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April 2010 Issue 228

  1 Mueck Memory Lane: CHRISTOPHER HEATHCOTE   Ron Mueck , Mask II , 2002, polyester resin, fibreglass, steel, plywood, synthetic hair: second edition, artist’s proof, 77 x 118 x 85cm. Private Collection

1 Mueck Memory Lane: CHRISTOPHER HEATHCOTE

Ron Mueck, Mask II, 2002, polyester resin, fibreglass, steel, plywood, synthetic hair: second edition, artist’s proof, 77 x 118 x 85cm. Private Collection

  2 Back to Reality: ELIZABETH STANTON   David Lawrey & Jaki Middleton,  The world’s more interesting with you in it , 2009, installation, dimensions variable. Image courtesy the artists

2 Back to Reality: ELIZABETH STANTON

David Lawrey & Jaki Middleton, The world’s more interesting with you in it, 2009, installation, dimensions variable. Image courtesy the artists

  3 9 shots 5 stories: Imants Tillers and Indigenous difference: IAN MCLEAN   Imants Tillers, The nine shots , 1985, acrylic and oilstick on 91 canvas boards; overall 330 x 266cm. National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. Gift of the artist, 2008

3 9 shots 5 stories: Imants Tillers and Indigenous difference: IAN MCLEAN

Imants Tillers,The nine shots, 1985, acrylic and oilstick on 91 canvas boards; overall 330 x 266cm. National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. Gift of the artist, 2008

  4 The Impossible Unities of Tim Johnson: EMILY ROBERTSON   Tim Johnson; Collaborating artists Karma Phuntsok and Brendan Smith.  Lotus Born  (detail), 2006, acrylic on linen, 9 panels: 198 x 91.5cm (each); 198 x 823.5cm (overall). Contemporary Collection Benefactors 2006. Collection: Art Gallery of New South Wales

4 The Impossible Unities of Tim Johnson: EMILY ROBERTSON

Tim Johnson; Collaborating artists Karma Phuntsok and Brendan Smith. Lotus Born (detail), 2006, acrylic on linen, 9 panels: 198 x 91.5cm (each); 198 x 823.5cm (overall). Contemporary Collection Benefactors 2006. Collection: Art Gallery of New South Wales

  5 Tommy Watson & the politics of the Indigenous Art Market: JOHN MCDONALD   Tommy Watson,  Wati Kutjara , 2009, acrylic on Belgian linen, 110 x 160cm. Unless otherwise indicated, all images in this article of work by Tommy Watson are courtesy the artist and Agathon Galleries, Sydney

5 Tommy Watson & the politics of the Indigenous Art Market: JOHN MCDONALD

Tommy Watson, Wati Kutjara, 2009, acrylic on Belgian linen, 110 x 160cm. Unless otherwise indicated, all images in this article of work by Tommy Watson are courtesy the artist and Agathon Galleries, Sydney

  6 Janice (Jan McCulloch), 1938-2009: BARBARA CAMPBELL   Naomi Matthews, pencil sketch of Janice McCulloch, 2007, 35 x 27cm. Photograph by Paul Saint. Image courtesy the artist

6 Janice (Jan McCulloch), 1938-2009: BARBARA CAMPBELL

Naomi Matthews, pencil sketch of Janice McCulloch, 2007, 35 x 27cm. Photograph by Paul Saint. Image courtesy the artist

  7 Ian Gentle, 1945-2009: GINA FAIRLEY   Ian Gentle in front of his work  Salivating Croc  at Wollongong University Library. Photograph by Gina Fairley

7 Ian Gentle, 1945-2009: GINA FAIRLEY

Ian Gentle in front of his work Salivating Croc at Wollongong University Library. Photograph by Gina Fairley

  8 Battle of the Batiks: HELEN MUSA   Enteng Jodo Studio, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, sarong with parang   rusak  motif,  batik  cap on cotton, 109 x 230cm. Photograph by Helen Musa

8 Battle of the Batiks: HELEN MUSA

Enteng Jodo Studio, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, sarong withparang rusak motif, batik cap on cotton, 109 x 230cm. Photograph by Helen Musa

  9 Exquisite Labours: the life’s work of Nyukana (Daisy) Baker: STELLA GRAY   Nyukana (Daisy) Baker  Ernabella walka , c. 1964, water based paint on card, 5cm x 5cm. Ara Irititja Archival Project; Ernabella Arts Collection. Photograph courtesy the artist and Ara Irititja Archival Project. All images this article of work by and courtesy Nyukana Baker

9 Exquisite Labours: the life’s work of Nyukana (Daisy) Baker: STELLA GRAY

Nyukana (Daisy) Baker Ernabella walka, c. 1964, water based paint on card, 5cm x 5cm. Ara Irititja Archival Project; Ernabella Arts Collection. Photograph courtesy the artist and Ara Irititja Archival Project. All images this article of work by and courtesy Nyukana Baker

  10 Figures, fugitives, and feasts: George Baldessi: PATRICK MCCAUGHEY   George Baldessin,  MM of Rue St Denis , 1976, charcoal and conté on paper, 120 x 80.7cm. Collection of the Estate of George Baldessin. Image courtesy Australian Galleries

10 Figures, fugitives, and feasts: George Baldessi: PATRICK MCCAUGHEY

George Baldessin, MM of Rue St Denis, 1976, charcoal and conté on paper, 120 x 80.7cm. Collection of the Estate of George Baldessin. Image courtesy Australian Galleries

  11 Russia: A Diaghilev Festival & The Moscow Biennale: ALAN DODGE   Red Square, Moscow, October 2009. Photograph by Alan R. Dodge

11 Russia: A Diaghilev Festival & The Moscow Biennale: ALAN DODGE

Red Square, Moscow, October 2009. Photograph by Alan R. Dodge

  12 The other Starry Night: Post-impressionists from the Orsay, DIANA KOSTYRKO   Georges Seurat,  The circus  (sketch), 1891, Musée d’Orsay, Paris. © RMN (Musée d’Orsay) / Hervé Lewandowski.

12 The other Starry Night: Post-impressionists from the Orsay, DIANA KOSTYRKO

Georges Seurat, The circus (sketch), 1891, Musée d’Orsay, Paris. © RMN (Musée d’Orsay) / Hervé Lewandowski.

  13. Book:  Painting the Song: Kaltjiti artists of The Sand Dune Country  BY Diana James: CHRIS RAJA   Diana James,  Painting the Song: Kaltjiti artists of the Sand Dune Country , McCulloch & McCulloch Australian Art Books, 2009

13. Book: Painting the Song: Kaltjiti artists of The Sand Dune Country BY Diana James: CHRIS RAJA

Diana James, Painting the Song: Kaltjiti artists of the Sand Dune Country, McCulloch & McCulloch Australian Art Books, 2009

  14 Letter from Paris: JOHN CONOMOS   Erro,  Rock and Role , 1996, mixed media collage on paper, 39.2 x 32.7cm. Collection Pompidou Centre, National Museum of Modern Art, Paris. © Erro

14 Letter from Paris: JOHN CONOMOS

Erro, Rock and Role, 1996, mixed media collage on paper, 39.2 x 32.7cm. Collection Pompidou Centre, National Museum of Modern Art, Paris. © Erro