October 2012 Issue 254

  1 Things made and not made Documenta 13, DAVID CORBET   Attia Kader,  The Repair from Occident to Extra-Occidental Cultures , 2012, ‘The Repair’: slide show projection and genuine artifac ts from Africa; ‘Repair as cultural anthropophagy and resistance’: video films, vitrines, artifacts from Africa and Europe, medical and military eleme nts from World War I; ‘Relecture’: life-size sculptures in wood and marble, plinths, dimensions variable; commissioned and produced by Documenta 13 with the support and courtesy of Galleria Continua, San Gimignano/Beijing/Le Moulin; Galerie Christian Nagel Berlin/Cologne/Antwerp; Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna; further support by Fondation nationale des arts graphiques et plastique s, France; Aarc – Algerian Ministry of Culture; photo: Roman MКrz.

1 Things made and not made Documenta 13, DAVID CORBET

Attia Kader, The Repair from Occident to Extra-Occidental Cultures, 2012, ‘The Repair’: slide show projection and genuine artifac ts from Africa; ‘Repair as cultural anthropophagy and resistance’: video films, vitrines, artifacts from Africa and Europe, medical and military eleme nts from World War I; ‘Relecture’: life-size sculptures in wood and marble, plinths, dimensions variable; commissioned and produced by Documenta 13 with the support and courtesy of Galleria Continua, San Gimignano/Beijing/Le Moulin; Galerie Christian Nagel Berlin/Cologne/Antwerp; Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna; further support by Fondation nationale des arts graphiques et plastique s, France; Aarc – Algerian Ministry of Culture; photo: Roman MКrz.

  2 Jenny Watson: Here, there and everywhere   Jenny Watson , Australian artist in a bar in New York in the year 2016 , 1986, synthetic polymer paint, colour pigments, gouache and c ollage on cotton, 161.6 x 256.4cm; Collection: The University of Melbourne Art Collection; purchased with funds from the Visual Arts Board, Australia Council, 1987. Image courtesy the artist.

2 Jenny Watson: Here, there and everywhere

Jenny Watson, Australian artist in a bar in New York in the year 2016 ,1986, synthetic polymer paint, colour pigments, gouache and c ollage on cotton, 161.6 x 256.4cm; Collection: The University of Melbourne Art Collection; purchased with funds from the Visual Arts Board, Australia Council, 1987. Image courtesy the artist.

  3 Spinifex People, Spinifex Art, ALAN R. DODGE   Kathleen Donegan,  Unbun , 2010, acrylic on canvas, 118 x 138 cm. Image courtesy the artists and Spinifex Arts Project.

3 Spinifex People, Spinifex Art, ALAN R. DODGE

Kathleen Donegan, Unbun, 2010, acrylic on canvas, 118 x 138 cm. Image courtesy the artists and Spinifex Arts Project.

  4 Peter Tilley and the Garden of Death, HELEN HOPCROFT   Peter Tilley,  Only the Dream is Real , 2011, reclaimed timber, cast iron, 42 x 73 x 17cm. Image courtesy the artist and BRENDA MAY GALLERY, SYDNEY.

4 Peter Tilley and the Garden of Death, HELEN HOPCROFT

Peter Tilley, Only the Dream is Real, 2011, reclaimed timber, cast iron, 42 x 73 x 17cm. Image courtesy the artist and BRENDA MAY GALLERY, SYDNEY.

  5 Thinking big The 2012 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize   Naomi Ullman,  Dreams are Made Of This , snow dome with recycled credit cards, distilled water, glitter, enamel paint, plastic, 9 x 7cm.

5 Thinking big The 2012 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize

Naomi Ullman, Dreams are Made Of This, snow dome with recycled credit cards, distilled water, glitter, enamel paint, plastic, 9 x 7cm.

  6 Controversy @ Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, EUGENE BARILO von REISBERG   Lisa Roet,  Mother and Child , 2004, limestone, stained glass and bronze; Collection: Maitland Regional Art Gallery.

6 Controversy @ Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, EUGENE BARILO von REISBERG

Lisa Roet, Mother and Child, 2004, limestone, stained glass and bronze; Collection: Maitland Regional Art Gallery.

  7 Ella Dreyfus: ‘Aesthetics of Intimacy’, MAURICE O’RIORDAN   Ella Dreyfus,  No. 1, 2012 , from the series  Under Twelve Under Twenty , 2012, pigment prints, 46 x 96.5cm; image courtesy the artist and Stills Gallery, Sydney.

7 Ella Dreyfus: ‘Aesthetics of Intimacy’, MAURICE O’RIORDAN

Ella Dreyfus, No. 1, 2012, from the series Under Twelve Under Twenty, 2012, pigment prints, 46 x 96.5cm; image courtesy the artist and Stills Gallery, Sydney.

  8 Digging Deep Excavation, The Armory Exhibition 2012, ADAM GECZY   Gary Deirmendjian,  strata – newington armory , 2012, sitespecific installation; discarded household items and rubbish (including whitegoods, toys, electrical equipment and consumables), earth, turf and other dimensions variable; image courtesy the artist.

8 Digging Deep Excavation, The Armory Exhibition 2012, ADAM GECZY

Gary Deirmendjian, strata – newington armory, 2012, sitespecific installation; discarded household items and rubbish (including whitegoods, toys, electrical equipment and consumables), earth, turf and other dimensions variable; image courtesy the artist.

  9 Burning Issues: Value and Contemporary Australian Aboriginal Art,. JANE RAFFAN   Sydney-based performer Bjorn Stewart plays Bungaree at the open ing of the exhibition  Bungaree, The First Australian , curated by Djon Mundine for Mosman Art Gallery, and showing there from 1 September to 25 November 2012, before setting of on a two-year national tour. Image courtesy Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney.

9 Burning Issues: Value and Contemporary Australian Aboriginal Art,. JANE RAFFAN

Sydney-based performer Bjorn Stewart plays Bungaree at the open ing of the exhibition Bungaree, The First Australian, curated by Djon Mundine for Mosman Art Gallery, and showing there from 1 September to 25 November 2012, before setting of on a two-year national tour. Image courtesy Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney.

  10 Yvonne East: Stratum, JANE HYLTON   Yvonne East,  Stratum Figure (1 - 8),  2012, charcoal on Paper, 400 x 150cm; photo: Richard Hodges, IMAGE COURTESY THE ARTIST.

10 Yvonne East: Stratum, JANE HYLTON

Yvonne East, Stratum Figure (1 - 8), 2012, charcoal on Paper, 400 x 150cm; photo: Richard Hodges, IMAGE COURTESY THE ARTIST.

  11 Perilous paths Life in Your Hands: Art from Solastalgia & Janet Laurence: After, Eden ANNE KIRKER   Janet Laurence,  After Eden  (detail), 2012, multimedia installation; commissioned by Sherm an Contemporary Art Foundation; photo: Bonnie Elliott.

11 Perilous paths Life in Your Hands: Art from Solastalgia & Janet Laurence: After, Eden ANNE KIRKER

Janet Laurence, After Eden (detail), 2012, multimedia installation; commissioned by Sherm an Contemporary Art Foundation; photo: Bonnie Elliott.

  12 Oz East Ender, ERICA SECCOMBE   Revelers at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, Thames side, Lo ndon, 3 June 2012.

12 Oz East Ender, ERICA SECCOMBE

Revelers at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, Thames side, Lo ndon, 3 June 2012.

  13 Love letter to a critic, from an artist, KIM ANDERSON   Kim Anderson,  Me , 2012, Copic liner on Japanese washi, 186 x 92cm; image courtesy the artist

13 Love letter to a critic, from an artist, KIM ANDERSON

Kim Anderson, Me, 2012, Copic liner on Japanese washi, 186 x 92cm; image courtesy the artist