Issue 271 July 2014

  1 Double take: The choreographic (re)turn in contemporary art BREE RICHARDS   Alexandra Pirici and Manuel Pelmuş,  An Immaterial Retrospective of The Venice Biennale , 2013, performance view, 2013; enactment of drawing depicting two tigers exhibited in the Japanese room at the 14th International Art Exhibition of the City of Venice, 1924; image courtesy Venice Biennale; photo: Italo Rondinella

1 Double take: The choreographic (re)turn in contemporary art BREE RICHARDS

Alexandra Pirici and Manuel Pelmuş, An Immaterial Retrospective of The Venice Biennale, 2013, performance view, 2013; enactment of drawing depicting two tigers exhibited in the Japanese room at the 14th International Art Exhibition of the City of Venice, 1924; image courtesy Venice Biennale; photo: Italo Rondinella

  2 Tehching Hsieh: An ‘untimely’ contemporary KON GOURIOTIS   Tehching Hsieh,  One Year Performance 1980–1981 , installation view at Carriageworks, Sydney, 2014; image courtesy Carriageworks: photo: Zan Wimberley

2 Tehching Hsieh: An ‘untimely’ contemporary KON GOURIOTIS

Tehching Hsieh, One Year Performance 1980–1981, installation view at Carriageworks, Sydney, 2014; image courtesy Carriageworks: photo: Zan Wimberley

  3 Fiona Connor: In and out of the museum PATRICE SHARKEY   Fiona Connor, box of wall labels found in collection storage, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne; photo: Andrew Curtis

3 Fiona Connor: In and out of the museum PATRICE SHARKEY

Fiona Connor, box of wall labels found in collection storage, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne; photo: Andrew Curtis

  4 Translating emotion: Annette Messager in Australia CAROLINE HANCOCK   Annette Messager in front of Chimères/Chimaeras , 1982–84; image courtesy the artist and Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris and New York; © Annette Messager

4 Translating emotion: Annette Messager in Australia CAROLINE HANCOCK

Annette Messager in front ofChimères/Chimaeras, 1982–84; image courtesy the artist and Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris and New York; © Annette Messager

  5 Guy Grey-Smith: Modern visions of the West SALLY QUIN   Guy Grey-Smith,  Little black bowl , 1962, oil and beeswax emulsion on gauze over hardboard, 89 x 65cm; private collection; © Susanna Grey-Smith and Mark Grey-Smith; photo: Robert Frith, Acorn

5 Guy Grey-Smith: Modern visions of the West SALLY QUIN

Guy Grey-Smith, Little black bowl, 1962, oil and beeswax emulsion on gauze over hardboard, 89 x 65cm; private collection; © Susanna Grey-Smith and Mark Grey-Smith; photo: Robert Frith, Acorn

  6 Feast or famine? Art in Queensland ALISON KUBLER   John Gollings,  Not titled , 1982–83, pigment dye, inkjet print on Hahnemuhle photo rag paper; proposed gift of the artist under the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program, 2013; image courtesy the artist and Rockhampton Art Gallery

6 Feast or famine? Art in Queensland ALISON KUBLER

John Gollings, Not titled, 1982–83, pigment dye, inkjet print on Hahnemuhle photo rag paper; proposed gift of the artist under the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program, 2013; image courtesy the artist and Rockhampton Art Gallery

  7 Celebrating art and commerce in Brisbane LOUISE MARTIN-CHEW   Rupert Bunny,  Madame Sadayakko as Kesa , c. 1907, oil on canvas, 175 x 95cm; Philip Bacon Collection, Brisbane; image courtesy Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane

7 Celebrating art and commerce in Brisbane LOUISE MARTIN-CHEW

Rupert Bunny, Madame Sadayakko as Kesa, c. 1907, oil on canvas, 175 x 95cm; Philip Bacon Collection, Brisbane; image courtesy Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane

  8 The Johnstones: A local history of art ZOË DE LUCA   Installation view of Guy Boyd exhibition at The Johstone Gallery, Brisbane, 23 November – 20 December 1969; The Johnstone Gallery Archive, Australian Library of Art, State Library of Queensland; scrapbook, p.6. RBHARC. 7/1/12. ALA/SLQ

8 The Johnstones: A local history of art ZOË DE LUCA

Installation view of Guy Boyd exhibition at The Johstone Gallery, Brisbane, 23 November – 20 December 1969; The Johnstone Gallery Archive, Australian Library of Art, State Library of Queensland; scrapbook, p.6. RBHARC. 7/1/12. ALA/SLQ

  9 Tribute: Alan Sisley CHARLES COOPER   Alan Sisley 1952-2014, Image courtesy Orange Regional Gallery

9 Tribute: Alan Sisley CHARLES COOPER

Alan Sisley 1952-2014, Image courtesy Orange Regional Gallery