Issue 241 July 2011

1 Imagining the Future: Awfully Wonderful at Performance Space, Sydney ANDREW FROST Hayden Fowler, Anthropocene, 2011, mixed media installation and performance. Image courtesy the artist. Photograph by Lucy Parahkina.

1 Imagining the Future: Awfully Wonderful at Performance Space, Sydney ANDREW FROST

Hayden Fowler, Anthropocene, 2011,

mixed media installation and performance. Image courtesy the artist.
Photograph by Lucy Parahkina.

2 Adam Norton’s Mars Gravity Simulator ALTAIR ROELANTS Andrew Norton, Mars Gravity Simulator, 2001, installation views, Performance Space, Sydney. Images courtesy the artist and Performance Space, Sydney.  

2 Adam Norton’s Mars Gravity Simulator ALTAIR ROELANTS

Andrew Norton, Mars Gravity Simulator, 2001, installation views, Performance Space, Sydney.

Images courtesy the artist and Performance Space, Sydney.

 

3 The Golden Thread: Hany Armanious at the Venice Biennale JOHN KELLY Hany Armanious, The Golden Thread, 2011, installation views, the Australian Pavilion, 54th Venice Biennale, 2011. Images courtesy the artist, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, and Australia Council for the Arts.

3 The Golden Thread: Hany Armanious at the Venice Biennale JOHN KELLY

Hany Armanious, The Golden Thread, 2011, installation views,
the Australian Pavilion, 54th Venice Biennale, 2011.
Images courtesy the artist, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, and Australia Council for the Arts.

4 Trailing the Summit: An Australian-Indian conversation DEEKSHA NATH, VIKKI McINNES, NATALIE KING & BALA STARR Praneet Soi, Piggyback, 2008, acrylic on canvas, 164 x 122cm. Image courtesy the artist and Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi.

4 Trailing the Summit: An Australian-Indian conversation DEEKSHA NATH, VIKKI McINNES, NATALIE KING & BALA STARR


Praneet Soi, Piggyback, 2008, acrylic on canvas, 164 x 122cm.
Image courtesy the artist and Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi.

5 Towards a Singaporean Arte Povera JOHN MATEER Stuart Ringholt, Untitled (Low Sculpture) #1, 2008, 43 objects, mixed media, dimensions variable. Courtesy Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne and Sydney. Photograph by Singapore Art Museum.

5 Towards a Singaporean Arte Povera JOHN MATEER

Stuart Ringholt, Untitled (Low Sculpture) #1, 2008,

43 objects, mixed media, dimensions variable.
Courtesy Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne and Sydney.
Photograph by Singapore Art Museum.

6 Chilling Talismans: a First Life brotherhood ASHLEY CRAWFORD   A First Life Residency Project in Landscape, installation views at Xin Dong Cheng Space for Contemporary Art Beijing, 2011, with ( left, foreground) Wu Daxin’s Ashley’s heart, 2011, bronze tube and refrigeration compressor; and (right, foreground) Shi Jinsong’s The Opposite Bank, 2011, carbon wood.

6 Chilling Talismans: a First Life brotherhood ASHLEY CRAWFORD

 

A First Life Residency Project in Landscape, installation views at
Xin Dong Cheng Space for Contemporary Art Beijing, 2011, with ( left, foreground)
Wu Daxin’s Ashley’s heart, 2011, bronze tube and refrigeration compressor; and
(right, foreground) Shi Jinsong’s The Opposite Bank, 2011, carbon wood.

7 Is The Contemporary Era Behind Us? VAUGHN PINXIT

7 Is The Contemporary Era Behind Us? VAUGHN PINXIT

8 Dear Jennifer JENNIFER MILLS ‘Group 5’,  from the exhibition/series What’s in a name?, 2011, watercolour on paper, dimensions variable. images courtesy the artist and Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney.

8 Dear Jennifer JENNIFER MILLS

Group 5’,  from the exhibition/series What’s in a name?, 2011,
watercolour on paper, dimensions variable.
images courtesy the artist and Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney.

9 Malu Minar: Art of the Torres Strait – The Cairns Regional Gallery takes Torres Strait culture to the world KATRINA CHAPMAN   Brian Robinson, Tagai, guardian of the heavens, 2007, linocut printed in black ink from one block, 60.5 x 200cm. Cairns Regional Gallery Collection.

9 Malu Minar: Art of the Torres Strait – The Cairns Regional Gallery takes Torres Strait culture to the world KATRINA CHAPMAN

 

Brian Robinson, Tagai, guardian of the heavens, 2007,
linocut printed in black ink from one block, 60.5 x 200cm.
Cairns Regional Gallery Collection.

10 This Way Up: romancing the paint YOLANDE NORRIS Dan Zhu, Figure 2, 2010, acrylic on board, 122 x 91cm.

10 This Way Up: romancing the paint YOLANDE NORRIS

Dan Zhu, Figure 2, 2010, acrylic on board, 122 x 91cm.

11 Micky Allan at CCAS MELINDA HINKSON Nada and the whale (detail), 2010-11, watercolour, mixed media, each work 20 x 20cm.

11 Micky Allan at CCAS MELINDA HINKSON

Nada and the whale (detail), 2010-11,
watercolour, mixed media, each work 20 x 20cm.

12 Justin Paton at the AGNSW: Digressing, Wandering, Wondering … PRUE GIBSON & JUSTIN PATON   Justin Paton photographed in the studio of painter Judy Millar.

12 Justin Paton at the AGNSW: Digressing, Wandering, Wondering … PRUE GIBSON & JUSTIN PATON

 

Justin Paton photographed in the studio of painter Judy Millar.

13 American Dreams: a terrible beauty MEGAN SPENCER Walker Evans, Torn Poster, Truro, Massachusetts,1930, gelatin silver contact print. Purchased with funds from National Endowment for the Arts.

13 American Dreams: a terrible beauty MEGAN SPENCER

Walker Evans, Torn Poster, Truro, Massachusetts,1930, gelatin silver contact print.

Purchased with funds from National Endowment for the Arts.

14 The Lady Vanishes (or, An Adventure in conoisseurship) DAVID HANSEN   Edward Close (attrib.) Sydney in all its Glory, folio from late 1810s sketchbook. Image courtesy Sotheby’s Australia.

14 The Lady Vanishes (or, An Adventure in conoisseurship) DAVID HANSEN

 

Edward Close (attrib.) Sydney in all its Glory, folio from late 1810s sketchbook. Image courtesy Sotheby’s Australia.

15 BOOKS: Irresponsible pictures CEFN RIDOUT   Manga Kamishibai: The Art of Japanese Paper Theater Eric P. Nash, Abrams ComicArts, 2009 304pp, rrp$US35.00 ISBN: 9780810953031 The Art of Osamu Tezuka: God of Manga Helen McCarthy, Abrams ComicArts, 2009 272pp, rrp$US40.00 ISBN: 9780810982499

15 BOOKS: Irresponsible pictures CEFN RIDOUT

 

Manga Kamishibai:
The Art of Japanese Paper Theater
Eric P. Nash, Abrams ComicArts, 2009
304pp, rrp$US35.00
ISBN: 9780810953031

The Art of Osamu Tezuka: God of Manga
Helen McCarthy, Abrams ComicArts, 2009
272pp, rrp$US40.00
ISBN: 9780810982499