April 2013 Issue 258

  1 Transcending Histories & Disrupting the Present at APT7: JI-SHEN LOONG   Heman Chong,  Asia / Pacific / Triennial , 2012, 20-channel sound installation; commissioned for APT7; installation views, APT7; image courtesy the artist and Queensland Art Gallery, Brisban

1 Transcending Histories & Disrupting the Present at APT7: JI-SHEN LOONG

Heman Chong, Asia / Pacific / Triennial, 2012, 20-channel sound installation; commissioned for APT7; installation views, APT7; image courtesy the artist and Queensland Art Gallery, Brisban

  1a APT adulthood: SASHA GRISHIN   Uji Handoko Eko Saputro (aka Hahan),  The New Prophet (from  Trinity  series), 2011, polyester resin and air brush, 100 x 75 x 100cm; Collection: Queensland Art Gallery; image courtesy the artist

1a APT adulthood: SASHA GRISHIN

Uji Handoko Eko Saputro (aka Hahan), The New Prophet(from Trinity series), 2011, polyester resin and air brush, 100 x 75 x 100cm; Collection: Queensland Art Gallery; image courtesy the artist

  2 New works at Home AKL: BILLIE LYTHBERG   Leilani Kake, stills from  Ariki , 2011, digital video; image courtesy the artist

2 New works at Home AKL: BILLIE LYTHBERG

Leilani Kake, stills from Ariki, 2011, digital video; image courtesy the artist

  3 Machines of knowledge & experimentation: NATALIE KING & HOU HANRU   Do-Ho Suh, still from  A Perfect Home: The Bridge Project  2010, synchronised four monitor animated digital slide presentation; image courtesy the artist

3 Machines of knowledge & experimentation: NATALIE KING & HOU HANRU

Do-Ho Suh, still from A Perfect Home: The Bridge Project 2010, synchronised four monitor animated digital slide presentation; image courtesy the artist

  4 Mirror to tomb: Bacon & Kapoor in Sydney: DAVID HANSEN   Entrance to  Francis Bacon: five decades  at the Art Gallery of NSW, 2012-13

4 Mirror to tomb: Bacon & Kapoor in Sydney: DAVID HANSEN

Entrance to Francis Bacon: five decades at the Art Gallery of NSW, 2012-13

  5 Such is Life: JOHN KELLY   Sidney Nolan,  Constable Fitzpatrick and Kate Kelly , 1946, enamel on composition board, 90.7cm x 121.2cm; Collection: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; Gift of Sunday Reed 1977; image courtesy National Gallery of Australia

5 Such is Life: JOHN KELLY

Sidney Nolan, Constable Fitzpatrick and Kate Kelly, 1946, enamel on composition board, 90.7cm x 121.2cm; Collection: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; Gift of Sunday Reed 1977; image courtesy National Gallery of Australia

  6 Seeing the natural world: Art & Reconciliation: DONNA LESLIE   Peter Nangwurrama Wurrawilya,  Yaraja  [ Goanna ], c. 1945-49, ochres and orchid extract on eucalyptus bark; The Leonhard Adam Collection of International Indigenous Culture, the University of Melbourne Art Collection

6 Seeing the natural world: Art & Reconciliation: DONNA LESLIE

Peter Nangwurrama Wurrawilya, Yaraja [Goanna], c. 1945-49, ochres and orchid extract on eucalyptus bark; The Leonhard Adam Collection of International Indigenous Culture, the University of Melbourne Art Collection

  7 Are we there yet?: MAURICE O'RIORDAN   Sera Waters,  Self in Stitches , 2012, handmade clay beads, lace, string, hand-dyed linen, cotton, beads, sequins, approx 70 x 55cm;  Cruthers Collection of Women’s Art ; showing in the CCWA solo exhibition  Dark Portrals: Sera Waters , Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, Perth, 8 February to 20 April 2013

7 Are we there yet?: MAURICE O'RIORDAN

Sera Waters, Self in Stitches, 2012, handmade clay beads, lace, string, hand-dyed linen, cotton, beads, sequins, approx 70 x 55cm; Cruthers Collection of Women’s Art; showing in the CCWA solo exhibition Dark Portrals: Sera Waters, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, Perth, 8 February to 20 April 2013

  8 A Crowd of Eyes: the collector, the artist & the Balinese Gods: JOHN MATEER   Dewa Putu Mokoh,  Bom Bali  [ Bali Bomb ], 2006, ink and acrylic on canvas, 60 x 80cm, Collection: Chris and Mary Hill; photo: Bo Wong

8 A Crowd of Eyes: the collector, the artist & the Balinese Gods: JOHN MATEER

Dewa Putu Mokoh, Bom Bali [Bali Bomb], 2006, ink and acrylic on canvas, 60 x 80cm, Collection: Chris and Mary Hill; photo: Bo Wong

  9 Ben Quilty: After Afghanistan: LAURA WEBSTER   Ben Quilty,  Kandahar , 2011, oil on linen, 140 x 190cm; collection of the Australian War Memorial, Canberra, acquired under the official art scheme in 2012

9 Ben Quilty: After Afghanistan: LAURA WEBSTER

Ben Quilty, Kandahar, 2011, oil on linen, 140 x 190cm; collection of the Australian War Memorial, Canberra, acquired under the official art scheme in 2012

  10 Ghost bones: Taboo, MCA, Sydney   Image from  Framing The Native  series, selection of 30 historical images, projected; Anthony d’Offay Collection, London; image courtesy Michael Graham-Stewart

10 Ghost bones: Taboo, MCA, Sydney

Image from Framing The Native series, selection of 30 historical images, projected; Anthony d’Offay Collection, London; image courtesy Michael Graham-Stewart

  11 Ian Fairweather: Late Works 1953-1974: ANNE SANDERS    Bus stop , 1965, gouache on cardboard on board, 72.5 x 97.5cm. All images this article of work by Ian Fairweather, from Collection: Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane

11 Ian Fairweather: Late Works 1953-1974: ANNE SANDERS

Bus stop, 1965, gouache on cardboard on board, 72.5 x 97.5cm. All images this article of work by Ian Fairweather, from Collection: Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane

  12 artbooks:  An opening: twelve love stories about art,  REVIEW: JENNY MCFARLANE   Stephanie Radok,  An opening: twelve love stories about art,  Wakefield Press 2012; 184pp; rrp$24.95; ISBN: 9781743050415

12 artbooks: An opening: twelve love stories about art, REVIEW: JENNY MCFARLANE

Stephanie Radok, An opening: twelve love stories about art, Wakefield Press 2012; 184pp; rrp$24.95; ISBN: 9781743050415