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Issue 245 November 2011

1 When The Circus Came To Town FIONA FOLEY Archival image of ‘Boni’. Collection: Musee des Confluences, Lyon

1 When The Circus Came To Town FIONA FOLEY

Archival image of ‘Boni’. Collection: Musee des Confluences, Lyon

2 Hidden Heritage: Ronald Bull’s 1962 Pentridge mural SYLVIA KLEINERT RONALD BULL, MURAL, 1962, 2.080 X 3.500CM, ALKYD (OIL BASED SYNTHETIC) ON BLUESTONE, MELBOURNE METROPOLITAN RECEPTION PRISON (PENTRIDGE). PHOTOGRAPH BY ANDREW THORN, ARTCARE, 2002. REPRODUCED WITH PERMISSION OF THE ARTIST’S FAMILY. 

2 Hidden Heritage: Ronald Bull’s 1962 Pentridge mural SYLVIA KLEINERT

RONALD BULL, MURAL, 1962, 2.080 X 3.500CM, ALKYD (OIL BASED SYNTHETIC) ON BLUESTONE, MELBOURNE METROPOLITAN RECEPTION PRISON (PENTRIDGE). PHOTOGRAPH BY ANDREW THORN, ARTCARE, 2002. REPRODUCED WITH PERMISSION OF THE ARTIST’S FAMILY. 

3 The Mad Square: Modernity in German Art, 1910-1937 ROGER BENJAMIN Hannah Hoch, Made for a party, 1936, collage, 36 x 19.8cm. INSTITUTE FOR FOREIGN CULTURAL RELATIONS, STUTTGART. © HANNAH HOCH/VG BILD-KUNST, BONN.

3 The Mad Square: Modernity in German Art, 1910-1937 ROGER BENJAMIN

Hannah Hoch, Made for a party, 1936, collage, 36 x 19.8cm. INSTITUTE FOR FOREIGN CULTURAL RELATIONS, STUTTGART. © HANNAH HOCH/VG BILD-KUNST, BONN.

4 2011 Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards GENEVIEVE O’CALLAGHAN David Lans, The Lennard identity, film IMAGE COURTESY THE ARTIST AND WARLYARITI ARTISTS, BALGO.

4 2011 Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards GENEVIEVE O’CALLAGHAN

David Lans, The Lennard identity, film IMAGE COURTESY THE ARTIST AND WARLYARITI ARTISTS, BALGO.

5 Too many cooks? The 2011 Western Australian Indigenous Art Awards MAURICE O’RIORDAN Installation view, 2011 Western Australian Indigenous Art Awards, Art Gallery of WA, showing Gunybi Ganambarr’s awarding-winning work comprising (l to r): Dhangultji, 2010, hollow log coffin; Burrut’tji, 2010, ochres on bark; Lorr, 2010, ochres on insulation material; Buyku, 2010, ochres on bark; Milngurr, 2010, ochres on rubber; Gunyuru, 2010, hollow log coffin. Image courtesy the artist, Buku-Larrngay Mulka Art Centre, Yirrkala, and Art Gallery of WA. Photograph by Bo Wong.

5 Too many cooks? The 2011 Western Australian Indigenous Art Awards MAURICE O’RIORDAN

Installation view, 2011 Western Australian Indigenous Art Awards, Art Gallery of WA, showing Gunybi Ganambarr’s awarding-winning work comprising (l to r): Dhangultji, 2010, hollow log coffin; Burrut’tji, 2010, ochres on bark; Lorr, 2010, ochres on insulation material; Buyku, 2010, ochres on bark; Milngurr, 2010, ochres on rubber; Gunyuru, 2010, hollow log coffin. Image courtesy the artist, Buku-Larrngay Mulka Art Centre, Yirrkala, and Art Gallery of WA. Photograph by Bo Wong.

6 Michael Cook — Through My Eyes: A dream of things to come CHRISTINE DAUBER MICHAEL COOK, THROUGH MY EYES, 2010, inkjet print on Hahnemuhle paper, suite of 27 works. Image courtesy the artist and Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane .    

6 Michael Cook — Through My Eyes: A dream of things to come CHRISTINE DAUBER

MICHAEL COOK, THROUGH MY EYES, 2010,

inkjet print on Hahnemuhle paper, suite of 27 works. Image courtesy the artist and Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane .

 

 

7 Togart Contemporary Art Award 2011 SASHA GRISHIN Image courtesy the artist and Harvison Gallery, Perth. Joshua Bonson, Skin, 2011, synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 130 x 100cm.

7 Togart Contemporary Art Award 2011 SASHA GRISHIN

Image courtesy the artist and Harvison Gallery, Perth.

Joshua Bonson, Skin, 2011, synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 130 x 100cm.

8 Remix – a potpourri of recent West Australian art ALAN R. DODGE   Installation views of Remix at the Art Gallery of Western Australia, 2011,featuring the work of Paul Caporn.  Image courtesy the artist and the Art Gallery of Western Australia.

8 Remix – a potpourri of recent West Australian art ALAN R. DODGE

 

Installation views of Remix at the Art Gallery of Western Australia, 2011,featuring the work of Paul Caporn. 

Image courtesy the artist and the Art Gallery of Western Australia.

9 The End of Jirrawun JEREMY ECCLES   Freddie Timms, Gum Tree Creek, natural ochres on canvas, each canvas 120 x 90cm. Image courtesy the artist and Harvison Gallery, Perth.

9 The End of Jirrawun JEREMY ECCLES

 

Freddie Timms, Gum Tree Creek, natural ochres on canvas, each canvas 120 x 90cm.

Image courtesy the artist and Harvison Gallery, Perth.

10 Distance from the things that we (don’t) want to let go of: on Immemorial II: Reaching Back Beyond Memory, Philippines DONNA MIRANDA Yason Banal and Enzo Camacho, As testimonial of high esteem and most cordial and pleasant association, 2010; installation view Immemorial II: Reaching back beyond memory, Jorge B. Vargas Museum, University of the Philippines, Quezon City, Manila.

10 Distance from the things that we (don’t) want to let go of: on Immemorial II: Reaching Back Beyond Memory, Philippines DONNA MIRANDA

Yason Banal and Enzo Camacho, As testimonial of high esteem and most cordial and pleasant association, 2010; installation view Immemorial II: Reaching back beyond memory, Jorge B. Vargas Museum, University of the Philippines, Quezon City, Manila.

11 Eleanor Gates-Stuart: Cracking The Finger Codes HELEN MUSA Eleanor Gates-Stuart, FCO3, inkjet on Hahnemuhle German etching paper 310 gms, each print 112 x 224cm. IMAGE COURTESY THE ARTIST.

11 Eleanor Gates-Stuart: Cracking The Finger Codes HELEN MUSA

Eleanor Gates-Stuart, FCO3, inkjet on Hahnemuhle German etching paper 310 gms, each print 112 x 224cm.

IMAGE COURTESY THE ARTIST.

12 Jennifer Bell: Taking a Stand HELEN STEPHENS From the Shedding Light series, 2010/11, each painting oil on board, 60 x 60cm.  

12 Jennifer Bell: Taking a Stand HELEN STEPHENS

From the Shedding Light series, 2010/11, each painting oil on board, 60 x 60cm.

 

13 Andrzej Zielinski: pulp digital fictions MARK PENNINGS Andrzej Zielinski, Green Shredded, 2011, acrylic on linen, 102 x 102cm.  Image courtesy the artist and Gallery 9, Sydney.  

13 Andrzej Zielinski: pulp digital fictions MARK PENNINGS

Andrzej Zielinski, Green Shredded, 2011, acrylic on linen, 102 x 102cm

Image courtesy the artist and Gallery 9, Sydney.

 

14 Cultivating palates: 2011 Fleurieu Art Prize MAURICE O’RIORDAN Loongkoonan, Nyikina Country, finalist, 2011 Fleurieu Prize.

14 Cultivating palates: 2011 Fleurieu Art Prize MAURICE O’RIORDAN

Loongkoonan, Nyikina Country, finalist, 2011 Fleurieu Prize.

15 Narrative Journeys: Michael Stevenson at the MCA ALTAIR ROELANTS Michael Stevenson, The Gift (detail) 2004–06, aluminium, wood, rope, bamboo, tar, World War II parachute and National Geographic magazines. Installation view, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 2011. Purchased 2007 The Queensland Government’s Gallery of Modern Art Acquisitions Fund Collection: Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane. © the artist.

15 Narrative Journeys: Michael Stevenson at the MCA ALTAIR ROELANTS

Michael Stevenson, The Gift (detail) 2004–06, aluminium, wood, rope, bamboo, tar, World War II parachute and National Geographic magazines. Installation view, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 2011. Purchased 2007 The Queensland Government’s Gallery of Modern Art Acquisitions Fund Collection: Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane. © the artist.

16 books: Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award 1984-2008: Celebrating 25 Years JANE RAFFAN   Franchesca Cubillo (ed.), Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award 1984-2008: Celebrating 25 Years,  CDU Press, Darwin, 2011, 250pp, rrp$55

16 books: Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award 1984-2008: Celebrating 25 Years JANE RAFFAN

 

Franchesca Cubillo (ed.),

Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award 1984-2008: Celebrating 25 Years

CDU Press, Darwin, 2011,

250pp, rrp$55