Summer 2010 Issue 236

  1 Not Dead Yet, CDU Art Gallery, Darwin: RUSSELL GOLDFLAM   Chips Mackinolty,  2nd May Day palace revolution ball , 1977, screenprint, 75.5 x 49.5cm

1 Not Dead Yet, CDU Art Gallery, Darwin: RUSSELL GOLDFLAM

Chips Mackinolty, 2nd May Day palace revolution ball, 1977, screenprint, 75.5 x 49.5cm

  2 The Art of Resistance: Burmese Contemporary Art, RUSSELL KELTY   Nyein Chan Su,  Untitled , 2008, performance. Image courtesy the artist and Thavibu Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

2 The Art of Resistance: Burmese Contemporary Art, RUSSELL KELTY

Nyein Chan Su, Untitled, 2008, performance. Image
courtesy the artist and Thavibu Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

  3 Trevor Nickolls: an urban gift: SUZANNE SPUNNER    Tightrope walking , 1980, synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 191.8 x 91.7cm. VCA Art Collection, the University of Melbourne; gift of the artist 1980. Photograph: VCA Margaret Lawrence Gallery

3 Trevor Nickolls: an urban gift: SUZANNE SPUNNER

Tightrope walking, 1980, synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 191.8 x 91.7cm. VCA Art Collection, the University of Melbourne; gift of the artist 1980.
Photograph: VCA Margaret Lawrence Gallery

  4 Basquiat Notes: WES HILL    Zydeco , 1984, acrylic and oilstick on canvas, 218.5 x 518cm. Bischofberger Collection, Switzerland; © 2010, ProLitteris, Zurich

4 Basquiat Notes: WES HILL

Zydeco, 1984, acrylic and oilstick on canvas, 218.5 x 518cm. Bischofberger Collection, Switzerland; © 2010, ProLitteris, Zurich

  5 Impressions of Japan: GARY HICKEY    Pip & Pop , Three minutes happiness (detail), 2009, mixed media. Courtesy of the artist

5 Impressions of Japan: GARY HICKEY

Pip & Pop, Three minutes happiness (detail), 2009, mixed media. Courtesy of the artist

  6 Art, Fashion and Performance: The Ballets Russes: ADAM GECZY   Léon Baskt,  Tunic from costume for the Blue God , c. 1912, from  Le Dieu Bleu , Collection: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 1987

6 Art, Fashion and Performance: The Ballets Russes: ADAM GECZY

Léon Baskt, Tunic from costume for the Blue God, c. 1912, from Le Dieu Bleu, Collection: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 1987

  7 Notes from the Humble Administrator’s Garden: The Draguerrotypes of Gary Carsley: PETER HILL    D.95 Composite Panorama 1. New York/Shanghai/Hong Kong/Suzhou/Berlin/Singapore/Sydney  (detail), 2010, Lambda mono print on Kodak Professional Paper, 238 x 1989cm; 17 panels each 238 x 117cm

7 Notes from the Humble Administrator’s Garden: The Draguerrotypes of Gary Carsley: PETER HILL

D.95 Composite Panorama 1. New York/Shanghai/Hong Kong/Suzhou/Berlin/Singapore/Sydney (detail), 2010, Lambda mono print on Kodak Professional Paper, 238 x 1989cm; 17 panels each 238 x 117cm

  8 Kaleidoscope culture: the Glitter-amas of Reuben Paterson: BEN BERGMAN    When the Sun Rises and the Shadows Flee , 2005, shimmer disks and synthetic polymer paint on board, tinsel and 9 electroplated stilettos, 730 x 350cm; tinsel and stilettos variable. Collection Dunedin Public Gallery. Photograph by Clive Copeman

8 Kaleidoscope culture: the Glitter-amas of Reuben Paterson: BEN BERGMAN

When the Sun Rises and the Shadows Flee, 2005, shimmer disks and synthetic polymer paint on board, tinsel and 9 electroplated stilettos, 730 x 350cm; tinsel and stilettos variable. Collection Dunedin Public Gallery. Photograph by Clive Copeman

  9 Around the world in 80 shades: Raafat Ishak’s pilgrimage in paint: BREE RICHARDS    Responses to an immigration request from one hundred and ninety four   governments  (detail), 2006-2009, oil and gesso on MDF, 194 panels: 30 x 21cm (each). Courtesy the artist and Sutton Gallery, Melbourne. Photograph by Andrew Curtis

9 Around the world in 80 shades: Raafat Ishak’s pilgrimage in paint: BREE RICHARDS

Responses to an immigration request from one hundred and ninety four governments (detail), 2006-2009, oil and gesso on MDF, 194 panels: 30 x 21cm (each).
Courtesy the artist and Sutton Gallery, Melbourne. Photograph by Andrew Curtis

  10 When worldviews meet: Puturru Palyalpayi / Stringmakers: IAN McLEAN   Bronwyn Goss,  Dancing Pleiades Visiting Kungkarangkalpa Country  (detail), 2010, old bed springs, red dirt, flowers, 18 x 90cm. Image courtesy the artist

10 When worldviews meet: Puturru Palyalpayi / Stringmakers: IAN McLEAN

Bronwyn Goss, Dancing Pleiades Visiting Kungkarangkalpa Country (detail), 2010, old bed springs, red dirt, flowers, 18 x 90cm. Image courtesy the artist

  11 Decoding dataspheres: Abstract Nature at Samstag: MELINDA RACKHAM   Regina Wilson,  Sun mat , 2008, acrylic on linen, 200 x 200cm. Image courtesy the artist

11 Decoding dataspheres: Abstract Nature at Samstag: MELINDA RACKHAM

Regina Wilson, Sun mat, 2008, acrylic on linen, 200 x 200cm. Image courtesy the artist

  12 An Ecoregional Story: Ross Annels’s regional crafting of landscape memoir: TAMSIN KERR    Sprung Series, 2008-10 , laminated, steam-bent, and solid silky oak, rose alder, and stainless steel with macro-suede and kangaroo leather, dimensions variable

12 An Ecoregional Story: Ross Annels’s regional crafting of landscape memoir: TAMSIN KERR

Sprung Series, 2008-10, laminated, steam-bent, and solid silky oak, rose alder, and stainless steel with macro-suede and kangaroo leather, dimensions variable

  13 Behind the gavel: Australian auction houses: ANITA ARCHER   Brett Whiteley,  The Olgas for Ernest Giles , 1985, oil and mixed media on board, Lot 35, 13 June, 2007, Deutscher-Menzies, D&D Studio 101. Image courtesy the artist and Menzies Art Brands Pty Ltd, Melbourne and Sydney

13 Behind the gavel: Australian auction houses: ANITA ARCHER

Brett Whiteley, The Olgas for Ernest Giles, 1985, oil and mixed media on board, Lot 35, 13 June, 2007, Deutscher-Menzies, D&D Studio 101. Image courtesy the artist and Menzies Art Brands Pty Ltd, Melbourne and Sydney

  14 Subterranean wonderland: David Walsh’s Museum of Old and New Art: JOYBELLE   Groupe F (France) who will perform at the MONA opening weekend, 21 to 23 January, 2011

14 Subterranean wonderland: David Walsh’s Museum of Old and New Art: JOYBELLE

Groupe F (France) who will perform at the
MONA opening weekend, 21 to 23 January, 2011

  15 A silver lining: Framed – The Darwin Gallery: MARTINA COPLEY   Interior panorama view of Framed – the Darwin Gallery

15 A silver lining: Framed – The Darwin Gallery: MARTINA COPLEY

Interior panorama view of Framed – the Darwin Gallery

  16 The Albury Art Prize: JACQUI DURRANT   Catherine O’Donnell,  Park Only in Marked Bays , 2008, charcoal on paper, 150 x 250cm. Image courtesy the artist and Artbank Australia

16 The Albury Art Prize: JACQUI DURRANT

Catherine O’Donnell, Park Only in Marked Bays, 2008, charcoal on paper, 150 x 250cm. Image courtesy the artist and Artbank Australia

  17 Centre-stage: the 3rd Indian Art Summit: MAURICE O’RIORDAN   Ariel Hassan,  Mathématiques modernes , digital print on vinyl, dimensions variable. Hassan is Greenaway Art Gallery’s representative at Art Stage Singapore, 12 to 16 January, Singapore:  www.artstagesingapore . All images this article courtesy the artists and, unless otherwise indicated, Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide

17 Centre-stage: the 3rd Indian Art Summit: MAURICE O’RIORDAN

Ariel Hassan, Mathématiques modernes, digital print on vinyl, dimensions variable. Hassan is Greenaway Art Gallery’s representative at Art Stage Singapore, 12 to 16 January, Singapore: www.artstagesingapore. All images this article courtesy the artists and, unless otherwise indicated, Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide

  18 The revolutionary century: art in Asia, 1900-2000: CAROLINE TURNER   Alison Carroll,  The revolutionary century:   art in Asia, 1900-2000 Macmillan Publishers Australia, South Yarra, 2010, rrp$99 207p; ISBN: 9781921394171

18 The revolutionary century: art in Asia, 1900-2000: CAROLINE TURNER

Alison Carroll, The revolutionary century: art in Asia, 1900-2000Macmillan Publishers Australia, South Yarra, 2010, rrp$99 207p; ISBN: 9781921394171

  19 Jason Benjamin and the importance of being earnest: MAURICE O’RIORDAN    WE BUILT CITIES , 2010, OIL ON LINEN, 120 X 120CM. All images this article courtesy the artist, Jason Benjamin; Michael Reid Gallery, Sydney; and Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane. Photographs by Ian Barry

19 Jason Benjamin and the importance of being earnest: MAURICE O’RIORDAN

WE BUILT CITIES, 2010, OIL ON LINEN, 120 X 120CM. All images this article courtesy the artist, Jason Benjamin; Michael Reid Gallery, Sydney; and Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane. Photographs by Ian Barry

  20 OBITUARY June Walkutukurr Richards, 1951 – 2010: TJAWINA LAWSON, JAN TURNER, ALBIE VIEGAS & JANET VOST   June Richards,  Carpet Bagger, Gimme, Mirrka price, New idea ; all 2008, all acrylic on canvas paintings. Image courtesy Warburton Collection

20 OBITUARY June Walkutukurr Richards, 1951 – 2010: TJAWINA LAWSON, JAN TURNER, ALBIE VIEGAS & JANET VOST

June Richards, Carpet Bagger, Gimme, Mirrka price, New idea; all 2008, all acrylic on canvas paintings. Image courtesy Warburton Collection

  21 Letter from Mildura – an indefinable line: KATY MUTTON   Jonathan Kimberley, Ngipi Ward, Nancy Carnegie, Pulpurru Davies, Manupa Butler and Norma Giles,  Kuluntjarra: World Map,  2008, Synthetic polymer on linen, 210 x 210cm. Image courtesy the artists

21 Letter from Mildura – an indefinable line: KATY MUTTON

Jonathan Kimberley, Ngipi Ward, Nancy Carnegie, Pulpurru Davies, Manupa Butler and Norma Giles, Kuluntjarra: World Map, 2008, Synthetic polymer on linen, 210 x 210cm. Image courtesy the artists

  22 Letter from London: Frieze Art Fair 2010: PAVEL S. PYŚ   Damian Ortega,  Alma Mater , 2008, 235 x 230 x 230cm, mixed media. Image courtesy the artist and Kurimanzutto Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico

22 Letter from London: Frieze Art Fair 2010: PAVEL S. PYŚ

Damian Ortega, Alma Mater, 2008, 235 x 230 x 230cm, mixed media. Image courtesy the artist and Kurimanzutto Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico