Issue 238 April 2011

1 Globility: the new Globilsation, 21st Century: Art in the First Decade, GoMA GINA FAIRLEY   Candice Breitz, King (a portrait of Michael Jackson), 2005, 16-channel video installation: 42:20 minutes, colour, sound, 500 x 1200cm (installed, variable). Purchased 2008 with funds from Tim Fairfax, AM, through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation. Collection: Queensland Art Gallery

1 Globility: the new Globilsation, 21st Century: Art in the First Decade, GoMA GINA FAIRLEY

 

Candice Breitz, King (a portrait of Michael Jackson), 2005, 16-channel video installation: 42:20 minutes, colour, sound, 500 x 1200cm (installed, variable).

Purchased 2008 with funds from Tim Fairfax, AM, through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation. Collection: Queensland Art Gallery

2 ‘There is also the West Heavens’: a Chinese-Indian conversation CAROLINE TURNER RAQS MEDIA COLLECTIVE, REVOLUTIONARY FORCES, 2010. Installation view from the exhibition Place.Time.Play: Contemporary Art from India and China, Shanghai, 2010.  Image courtesy the artist.

2 ‘There is also the West Heavens’: a Chinese-Indian conversation CAROLINE TURNER

RAQS MEDIA COLLECTIVE, REVOLUTIONARY FORCES, 2010.

Installation view from the exhibition Place.Time.Play: Contemporary Art from India and China, Shanghai, 2010. 

Image courtesy the artist.

3 Memory Palaces JOHN KELLY Stephen J Shanabrook, On the Road to Heaven The Highway to Hell (detail), 2008, ‘remnants’ of the suicide bomber cast in dark chocolate, 74 x 30.5 x 89cm. Image courtesy the artist and the Museum of Old and New Art; photograph by Leigh Carmichael.

3 Memory Palaces JOHN KELLY

Stephen J Shanabrook, On the Road to Heaven The Highway to Hell (detail), 2008, ‘remnants’ of the suicide bomber cast in dark chocolate, 74 x 30.5 x 89cm.

Image courtesy the artist and the Museum of Old and New Art; photograph by Leigh Carmichael.

4 The MONA Manifesto SARAH SCOTT   Museum of Old and New Art from Little Frying Pan Island, Derwent River, Hobart, Tasmania. Image courtesy the Museum of Old and New Art; all photographs by Leigh Carmichael.

4 The MONA Manifesto SARAH SCOTT

 

Museum of Old and New Art from Little Frying Pan Island, Derwent River, Hobart, Tasmania.

Image courtesy the Museum of Old and New Art; all photographs by Leigh Carmichael.

5 Danger and Beauty in the Art of Billy Atkins JOHN CARTY Kumpupirntily (Lake Disappointment), 2007, acrylic on canvas, 46 x 61cm. Collection: Kerry Stokes Collection, PerthImages courtesy the artist and Martumili Artists, Western Australia.

5 Danger and Beauty in the Art of Billy Atkins JOHN CARTY

Kumpupirntily (Lake Disappointment), 2007, acrylic on canvas, 46 x 61cm. Collection: Kerry Stokes Collection, PerthImages courtesy the artist and Martumili Artists, Western Australia.

6 So what else is new? The NEW NEW, Contemporary Art Centre of SA STEPHANIE RADOK Roy Ananda, Untitled (detail), 2010, installation view, The Gallerie, Adelaide.  Image courtesy Dianne Tanzer Gallery + Projects, Melbourne.

6 So what else is new? The NEW NEW, Contemporary Art Centre of SA STEPHANIE RADOK

Roy Ananda, Untitled (detail), 2010, installation view, The Gallerie, Adelaide. 

Image courtesy Dianne Tanzer Gallery + Projects, Melbourne.

7 Anne Walmsley’s In Living Memory BARBIE GREENSHIELDS Views of Anne Walmsley’s In Living Memory installation, 2010, the old Masonic Lodge, Albany, Western Australia. Photographs by John McKinnon.

7 Anne Walmsley’s In Living Memory BARBIE GREENSHIELDS


Views of Anne Walmsley’s In Living Memory installation, 2010, the old Masonic Lodge, Albany, Western Australia. Photographs by John McKinnon.

8 Twinned and Twined: Karen Mills and Robyn Djunginy STELLA GRAY Twined: Weaving and Abstraction, installation views, The Cross Arts Projects, Sydney, with (left) work by Robyn Djunginy and (right, foreground) work by Karen Mills. Images courtesy the artists and Cross Art Projects.

8 Twinned and Twined: Karen Mills and Robyn Djunginy STELLA GRAY

Twined: Weaving and Abstraction, installation views, The Cross Arts Projects, Sydney, with (left) work by Robyn Djunginy and (right, foreground) work by Karen Mills. Images courtesy the artists and Cross Art Projects.

9 OBITUARY: Philip Watkins (1959-2010) JONATHAN WATKINS Philip Watkins, 2010.

9 OBITUARY: Philip Watkins (1959-2010) JONATHAN WATKINS

Philip Watkins, 2010.

10 William Kelly: Peace Dialogic SHIREEN HUDA Dialogue with ‘Guernica’, 2007, two six-metre-high banners, installed on the façade of Guernica’s Cultural Centre.

10 William Kelly: Peace Dialogic SHIREEN HUDA

Dialogue with ‘Guernica’, 2007, two six-metre-high banners, installed on the façade of Guernica’s Cultural Centre.

11 Magic of the Dance – Ballets Russes: The Art of Costume ALAN R. DODGE Ballets Russes: The Art of Costume installation view, National Gallery of Australia, with (left) costumes for The Sleeping Princess.

11 Magic of the Dance – Ballets Russes: The Art of Costume ALAN R. DODGE

Ballets Russes: The Art of Costume installation view, National Gallery of Australia, with (left) costumes for The Sleeping Princess.

12 Viola in Melbourne NICOLAS LOW Bill Viola, The Raft, 2004, still images from video/sound installation; colour high-definition video projection on wall (3.96 x 2.23m) in darkened space; surround sound system; room dimensions: 9 x 7 x 4m; performers: Sheryl Arenson, Robin Bonaccorsi, Rocky Capella, Cathy Chang, Liisa Cohen, Tad Coughenour, Tom Ficke, James Ford, Michael Irby, Simon Karimian, John Kim, Tanya Little, Mike Martinez, Petro Martirosian, Jeff Mosley, Gladys Peters, Maria Victoria, Kaye Wade, Kim Weild, Ellis Williams. PHOTOGRAPH BY KIRA PEROV.

12 Viola in Melbourne NICOLAS LOW

Bill Viola, The Raft, 2004, still images from video/sound installation; colour high-definition video projection on wall (3.96 x 2.23m) in darkened space; surround sound system; room dimensions: 9 x 7 x 4m; performers: Sheryl Arenson, Robin Bonaccorsi, Rocky Capella, Cathy Chang, Liisa Cohen, Tad Coughenour, Tom Ficke, James Ford, Michael Irby, Simon Karimian, John Kim, Tanya Little, Mike Martinez, Petro Martirosian, Jeff Mosley, Gladys Peters, Maria Victoria, Kaye Wade, Kim Weild, Ellis Williams.

PHOTOGRAPH BY KIRA PEROV.

13 New Frontiers in Transmedia Art CHRISTINE WESTWOOD Lynn Hershman Leeson, !WAR (Woman Art Revolution), ongoing project.

13 New Frontiers in Transmedia Art CHRISTINE WESTWOOD

Lynn Hershman Leeson, !WAR (Woman Art Revolution), ongoing project.

14 Gustav Moreau & The Eternal Feminine MAURICE O’RIORDAN   The apparition, oil on canvas, 142 x images of work by Gustav Moreau.  Image courtesy the Musée Gustav Moreau, Paris. © Photo RMN – René-Gabriel Ojéda

14 Gustav Moreau & The Eternal Feminine MAURICE O’RIORDAN

 

The apparition, oil on canvas, 142 x images of work by Gustav Moreau. 

Image courtesy the Musée Gustav Moreau, Paris. © Photo RMN – René-Gabriel Ojéda

15 Daniel Mafe: Approaching the silence WES HILL Untitled VII, 2008, acrylic on paper, 122 x 86cm. iMAGE COURTESY THE ARTIST AND JAN MANTON ART, BRISBANE. 

15 Daniel Mafe: Approaching the silence WES HILL

Untitled VII, 2008, acrylic on paper, 122 x 86cm.

iMAGE COURTESY THE ARTIST AND JAN MANTON ART, BRISBANE. 

16 BOOKS Wang Lan NICHOLAS JOSE   Book cover with image of Lucky When Dropped (detail), 2006, acrylic on canvas, 121 x 106.5cm.

16 BOOKS Wang Lan NICHOLAS JOSE

 

Book cover with image of Lucky When Dropped (detail), 2006, acrylic on canvas, 121 x 106.5cm.