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 November 2011 Issue 245 

  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