October 2013 Issue 264

  1 Bodies in the Water: DESMOND MANDERSON   J. M. W. Turner,  The Slave Ship   (Slavers Throwing Overboard the Dead and Dying, Typhoon Coming On) , 1840; Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

1 Bodies in the Water: DESMOND MANDERSON

J. M. W. Turner, The Slave Ship (Slavers Throwing Overboard the Dead and Dying, Typhoon Coming On), 1840; Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

  2 Crash: the Art of Therese Ritchie: JOANNA BARRKMAN   Therese Ritchie,  Mural Skid Row , 2008, 40 x 70cm; image courtesy the artist

2 Crash: the Art of Therese Ritchie: JOANNA BARRKMAN

Therese Ritchie, Mural Skid Row, 2008, 40 x 70cm; image courtesy the artist

  3 Convivial futures: The relational art of Ruark Lewis: IAN McLEAN   Ruark Lewis:  Survey Part ll - Collaborations  (1987 -2013) (with Barayuwa Mununggurr and Jonathan Jones), Macquarie Art Gallery, Sydney, installation detail; photo: Teri Hoskin

3 Convivial futures: The relational art of Ruark Lewis: IAN McLEAN

Ruark Lewis: Survey Part ll - Collaborations (1987 -2013) (with Barayuwa Mununggurr and Jonathan Jones), Macquarie Art Gallery, Sydney, installation detail; photo: Teri Hoskin

  4 Rod Moss, Anatomy Lesson – You. Me. Us.: KIERAN FINNANE   Rod Moss,  Anatomy Lesson , 2012, graphite and synthetic polymers on archival paper, 70 x 117cm; image courtesy the artist

4 Rod Moss, Anatomy Lesson – You. Me. Us.: KIERAN FINNANE

Rod Moss, Anatomy Lesson, 2012, graphite and synthetic polymers on archival paper, 70 x 117cm;
image courtesy the artist

  5 War Paint: Protest & Social Activism in the works of Geoff Todd: INGA WALTON   Geoff Todd,  Portrait of Emmanuel: Kerobokan Gaol, Bali , 2008, acrylic on canvas, 91 x 122cm. Image courtesy the artist

5 War Paint: Protest & Social Activism in the works of Geoff Todd: INGA WALTON

Geoff Todd, Portrait of Emmanuel: Kerobokan Gaol, Bali, 2008, acrylic on canvas, 91 x 122cm. Image courtesy the artist

  6 Critical Mass: My Country, I Still Call Australia Home, GoMA: RUBEN ALLAS   Megan Cope,  Fluid Terrain , 2012, vinyl on glass (art work produced from watercolour and synthetic polymer paint on military maps with digital text), site-specific commission for  My Country, I Still Call Australia Home: Contemporary Art from Black Australia ; image courtesy the artist

6 Critical Mass: My Country, I Still Call Australia Home, GoMA: RUBEN ALLAS

Megan Cope, Fluid Terrain, 2012, vinyl on glass (art work produced from watercolour and synthetic polymer paint on military maps with digital text), site-specific commission for My Country, I Still Call Australia Home: Contemporary Art from Black Australia; image courtesy the artist

  7 Against the grain: the 30th NATSIAAs & Salon des Refusés: MAURICE O’RIORDAN   John Murray,  Flight , 2013, acrylic on canvas, 82.5 x 60.5cm, 2013; shown in Salon des Refusés; image courtesy the artist and Girringun Aboriginal Art Centre, Cardwell

7 Against the grain: the 30th NATSIAAs & Salon des Refusés: MAURICE O’RIORDAN

John Murray, Flight, 2013, acrylic on canvas, 82.5 x 60.5cm, 2013; shown in Salon des Refusés; image courtesy the artist and Girringun Aboriginal Art Centre, Cardwell

  8 Dark Portals: Sera Waters: SHERIDAN COLEMAN   Sera Waters,  A Crooked Lineage (Again) , 2008, felt, sequins and cotton on linen, variable dimensions (set of 6). Image courtesy the artist and CCWA

8 Dark Portals: Sera Waters: SHERIDAN COLEMAN

Sera Waters, A Crooked Lineage (Again), 2008, felt, sequins and cotton on linen, variable dimensions (set of 6). Image courtesy the artist and CCWA

  9 Collective action: environmentalism in contemporary art: JADE WILLIAMSON   The Riparian Project,  Stitching the Landscape , 2013, concept sketch, permanent public artwork for the Yea Wetlands, Victoria; ©Jen Rae

9 Collective action: environmentalism in contemporary art: JADE WILLIAMSON

The Riparian Project, Stitching the Landscape, 2013, concept sketch, permanent public artwork for the Yea Wetlands, Victoria; ©Jen Rae

  10 Through a landscape Fleurieu Art Prize 2013 MICHAEL ZAVROS: KAREN PARIS & MAURICE O'RIORDAN   Robin Eley,  Immersion , finalist in The Fleurieu Water & Environment Prize 2013; image courtesy the artist

10 Through a landscape Fleurieu Art Prize 2013 MICHAEL ZAVROS: KAREN PARIS & MAURICE O'RIORDAN

Robin Eley, Immersion, finalist in The Fleurieu Water & Environment Prize 2013; image courtesy the artist

  11 Some notes on abstraction, and landscape: ERICA GREEN   Richard Dunlop,  Path of the Eel , oil on canvas

11 Some notes on abstraction, and landscape: ERICA GREEN

Richard Dunlop, Path of the Eel, oil on canvas

  12 En plein air: artistic exchange at Ikuntji/Haasts Bluff: CHRISCHONA SCHMIDT   Peter Hudson,  Haasts Bluff Landscape , 2013, oil on board, 45.7 x 53.2cm; image courtesy the artist

12 En plein air: artistic exchange at Ikuntji/Haasts Bluff: CHRISCHONA SCHMIDT

Peter Hudson, Haasts Bluff Landscape, 2013, oil on board, 45.7 x 53.2cm; image courtesy the artist

  13 Sally Simpson – Precipice: KIM MAHOOD   Sally Simpson,  Precipice , 2013, 9 objects: baling plastic, string, bones, human hair on steel and timber bench, 159 x 240 x 40cm; photo: David Paterson, DORIAN Photographics

13 Sally Simpson – Precipice: KIM MAHOOD

Sally Simpson, Precipice, 2013, 9 objects: baling plastic, string, bones, human hair on steel and timber bench, 159 x 240 x 40cm; photo: David Paterson, DORIAN Photographics