1 Magicians of the Artworld, DONALD BROOK   Lorene Taurerewa,  Ringmaster  (detail), charcoal on paper, 150cm x 177.8cm; image courtesy the artist; see p. 32 for full image and related article on Taurerewa’s drawings.

1 Magicians of the Artworld, DONALD BROOK

Lorene Taurerewa, Ringmaster (detail), charcoal on paper, 150cm x 177.8cm; image courtesy the artist; see p. 32 for full image and related article on Taurerewa’s drawings.

  2 U-Ram Choe at John Curtin University Gallery, Perth, JOHN MATEER   U-Ram Choe,  Una Lumino Ortus  (scientific name: Anmopispl avearium cirripedia URAM, 2009, metallic material, motor, LED, custom CPU board, Polycarbonate , 143 x 130 x 47cm. Image courtesy the artist and John Curtin Gallery, Perth.

2 U-Ram Choe at John Curtin University Gallery, Perth, JOHN MATEER

U-Ram Choe, Una Lumino Ortus (scientific name: Anmopispl avearium cirripedia URAM, 2009,
metallic material, motor, LED, custom CPU board, Polycarbonate , 143 x 130 x 47cm. Image courtesy the artist and John Curtin Gallery, Perth.

  3 Stelarc, ASHLEY CRAWFORD   Stelarc,  Ear on Arm , 2011, installation view Lorne Sculpture 2011. Image courtesy the artist and Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne.

3 Stelarc, ASHLEY CRAWFORD

Stelarc, Ear on Arm, 2011, installation view Lorne Sculpture 2011. Image courtesy the artist and Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne.

  4 Room to breathe: A Way of Calling, Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, Melbourne, JAN BRYANT   Sheila and Nicholas Pye,  A Life of Errors , 2006, video still, courtesy the artist and the Curator’s Office, Washington DC

4 Room to breathe: A Way of Calling, Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, Melbourne, JAN BRYANT

Sheila and Nicholas Pye, A Life of Errors, 2006, video still, courtesy the artist and the Curator’s Office, Washington DC

  5 Lady Sheila Cruthers (1925–2011),  JOHN CRUTHERS   Lady Cruthers giving a talk on women's art in New York in about 1987, reading from Janine Burke's book Australian women artists 1840-1940.

5 Lady Sheila Cruthers (1925–2011), JOHN CRUTHERS

Lady Cruthers giving a talk on women's art in New York in about 1987, reading from Janine Burke's book Australian women artists 1840-1940.

  6 Syntax of fetish & fashion: Love Lace, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, ADAM GECZY   Richard Nylon,  String Pictures with Lenses , 2010, aluminium, rubber, white elastic, steel spring and plastic magnifier lenses, 90 x 106cm. Image courtesy the artists; photo by Powerhouse Museum

6 Syntax of fetish & fashion: Love Lace, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, ADAM GECZY

Richard Nylon, String Pictures with Lenses, 2010, aluminium, rubber, white elastic, steel spring and plastic magnifier lenses, 90 x 106cm. Image courtesy the artists; photo by Powerhouse Museum

  7 Fred Williams – The Poetry of Paint ALAN R. DODGE    Weipa III , 1977, gouache on paper. Collection: National Gallery of Austra lia, Canberra. All works this article of work by Fred Williams; all images © e state of Fred Williams

7 Fred Williams – The Poetry of Paint ALAN R. DODGE

Weipa III, 1977, gouache on paper. Collection: National Gallery of Austra lia, Canberra. All works this article of work by Fred Williams; all images © e state of Fred Williams

  8 Spaced: out West REBECCA COATES   Sohan Ariel Hayes & Michael Woodley,  Birndi Wirndi – Worlds Apart , 2010, dual channel HD video, PAL. with 2-channel audio, stereo, 14 mins duration archival vi deo, images, text, architectural model (foamcore and inkjet print), 8 x 3.5m; installation view,  Spaced: art out of place , Fremantle Arts Centre, Perth, 2012; image courtesy the artists

8 Spaced: out West REBECCA COATES

Sohan Ariel Hayes & Michael Woodley, Birndi Wirndi – Worlds Apart, 2010, dual channel HD video, PAL. with 2-channel audio, stereo, 14 mins duration archival vi deo, images, text, architectural model (foamcore and inkjet print), 8 x 3.5m; installation view, Spaced: art out of place, Fremantle Arts Centre, Perth, 2012; image courtesy the artists

  9 The Dealer's Hand: Traditions of Representation in Drawings by Lorene Taurerewa 2008 – 2010,WARWICK McLEOD   Lorene Taurerewa , Master of Ceremonies  (detail), 2010, charcoal on paper, 149.86 x 203.3cm. Image courtesy the artist.

9 The Dealer's Hand: Traditions of Representation in Drawings by Lorene Taurerewa 2008 – 2010,WARWICK McLEOD

Lorene Taurerewa, Master of Ceremonies (detail), 2010, charcoal on paper, 149.86 x 203.3cm. Image courtesy the artist.

  10 Negotiating Home, History and Nation, Singapore Art Museum, MICHELLE ANTOINETTE   Yee I-Lann,  Sulu Stories , 2005, digital print, 13 pieces, variable dimensions. Collection: Singapore Art Museum.

10 Negotiating Home, History and Nation, Singapore Art Museum, MICHELLE ANTOINETTE

Yee I-Lann, Sulu Stories, 2005, digital print, 13 pieces, variable dimensions. Collection: Singapore Art Museum.

  11 Mildura Palimpsest #8: Collaborators and Saboteurs, MERRYN GATES   Ken + Julia Yonetani,  Still Life: The Food Bowl , Murray River salt, Rio Vista House; image courtesy the artists, photo: Shayne Hill

11 Mildura Palimpsest #8: Collaborators and Saboteurs, MERRYN GATES

Ken + Julia Yonetani, Still Life: The Food Bowl, Murray River salt, Rio Vista House; image courtesy the artists, photo: Shayne Hill

  12 Remembering Tomorrow, As Modern as Tomorrow: Photographers in Postwar Melbourne, CHRISTOPHER HEATHCOTE   Helmut Newton,  Workmen putting the finishing touches to rear of amenities block , c. 1951–54, gelatin silver photograph, gift of the Shell Company of Australia, 2005

12 Remembering Tomorrow, As Modern as Tomorrow: Photographers in Postwar Melbourne, CHRISTOPHER HEATHCOTE

Helmut Newton, Workmen putting the finishing touches to rear of amenities block, c. 1951–54, gelatin silver photograph, gift of the Shell Company of Australia, 2005

  13 Elan at Benalla Art Gallery, JAN JONES   View of Benalla Art Gallery, on the banks of the Broken River, Benalla; gallery designed by Melbourne architects Philip Sargent and Colin Munro

13 Elan at Benalla Art Gallery, JAN JONES

View of Benalla Art Gallery, on the banks of the Broken River, Benalla; gallery designed by Melbourne architects Philip Sargent and Colin Munro

  14 Surface tension: Brendan Van Hek's light travels, JOHN BARRETT-LENNARD   Brendan Van Hek,  Maze 4 , 2011. Image courtesy the artist and Galerie Düsseldorf, Perth

14 Surface tension: Brendan Van Hek's light travels, JOHN BARRETT-LENNARD

Brendan Van Hek, Maze 4, 2011. Image courtesy the artist and Galerie Düsseldorf, Perth

  15 Clifton Dolliver: Eye Box 2, Sirius Arts Centre, Cork, JONELLE MANION   Clifton Dolliver,  'Linkeage', Eye Box 2 , 2011, diorama installation; installation view, Sirius Arts Centre, Cork. Image courtesy the artist.

15 Clifton Dolliver: Eye Box 2, Sirius Arts Centre, Cork, JONELLE MANION

Clifton Dolliver, 'Linkeage', Eye Box 2, 2011, diorama installation; installation view, Sirius Arts Centre, Cork. Image courtesy the artist.

  16 Close to Zero, ADRIAN CLEMENT   Carl André,  The way north, south and west , (uncarved blocks), 1975, Western red cedar, 4 units: 30.5 x 30.5 x 91.5cm each, 91.5 x 1 22 x 152.5cm overall; copyright Carl Andrew, John Kaldor Family Gallery, Art Gallery of NSW.

16 Close to Zero, ADRIAN CLEMENT

Carl André, The way north, south and west, (uncarved blocks), 1975, Western red cedar, 4 units: 30.5 x 30.5 x 91.5cm each, 91.5 x 1 22 x 152.5cm overall; copyright Carl Andrew, John Kaldor Family Gallery, Art Gallery of NSW.

  17 The Spectacle of Deconstruction: Christian Capurro, Agatha Gothe-Snape, Debra Phillips, ALTAIR ROELANTS    Christian Capurro, Agatha Gothe-Snape, Debra Phillips , installation view, BREENSPACE, Sydney, 2011. Image courtesy the artists and BREENSPACE, Sydney.

17 The Spectacle of Deconstruction: Christian Capurro, Agatha Gothe-Snape, Debra Phillips, ALTAIR ROELANTS

Christian Capurro, Agatha Gothe-Snape, Debra Phillips, installation view, BREENSPACE,
Sydney, 2011. Image courtesy the artists and BREENSPACE, Sydney.