Issue 266 Summer 2014/15

1 What’s new? - Tom Melick Boris Groys, On the New, trans G. M. Goshgarian, Verso Books, London and New York, 2014, 208 pages

1 What’s new? - Tom Melick

Boris Groys, On the New, trans G. M. Goshgarian, Verso Books, London and New York, 2014, 208 pages

2 A collaborative approach: Sasha Grishin’s Australian Art: A History - Louise Mayhew Sasha Grishin, Australian Art: A History, The Miegunyah Press, Melbourne, 2014, 570 pages, AU$175

2 A collaborative approach: Sasha Grishin’s Australian Art: A History - Louise Mayhew

Sasha Grishin, Australian Art: A History, The Miegunyah Press, Melbourne, 2014, 570 pages, AU$175

3 Akio Makigawa’s forms of persuasion - Patrick Hutchings Jackie Cooper (ed.), Akio Makigawa, Macmillan Art, Melbourne, 2014, 565 pages, AU$175

3 Akio Makigawa’s forms of persuasion - Patrick Hutchings

Jackie Cooper (ed.), Akio Makigawa, Macmillan Art, Melbourne, 2014, 565 pages, AU$175

4 A meme on the Murray - Clive Murray-White Kevin Mortensen, Delicatessen, 1975, installation view, 6th Mildura Sculpture Triennial, 1975; (the work comprised a shop, several objects constructed by the artist hanging by hooks on railing, and an actor); photo: Ken Scarlett

4 A meme on the Murray - Clive Murray-White

Kevin Mortensen, Delicatessen, 1975, installation view, 6th Mildura Sculpture Triennial, 1975; (the work comprised a shop, several objects constructed by the artist hanging by hooks on railing, and an actor); photo: Ken Scarlett

5 Paused for contemplation: ‘Episodes: Australian Photography Now’ - En Young Ahn Dong Gang Museum of Photography with 13th Dong Gang International Photo Festival posters featuring work by Koo Bohnchang and Christian Thompson, 2014;  photo: En Young Ahn

5 Paused for contemplation: ‘Episodes: Australian Photography Now’ - En Young Ahn

Dong Gang Museum of Photography with 13th Dong Gang International Photo Festival posters featuring work by Koo Bohnchang and Christian Thompson, 2014; 
photo: En Young Ahn

6 How to (read) things that don’t exist: Charles Esche in conversation with Zara Stanhope Clara Ianni and Deborah Maria da Silva, Apelo (Plea), 2014, video, installation view, 31st Bienal de São Paulo, 2014; photo courtesy and © Pedro Ivo Trasferetti/Fundação Bienal de São Paulo

6 How to (read) things that don’t exist: Charles Esche in conversation with Zara Stanhope

Clara Ianni and Deborah Maria da Silva, Apelo (Plea), 2014, video, installation view, 31st Bienal de São Paulo, 2014; photo courtesy and © Pedro Ivo Trasferetti/Fundação Bienal de São Paulo

7 Notes from the north - Julie Ewington Niki de Saint Phalle en train de viser, 1972, coloured black-and-white photograph from the film Daddy; © Peter Whitehead

7 Notes from the north - Julie Ewington

Niki de Saint Phalle en train de viser, 1972, coloured black-and-white photograph from the film Daddy; © Peter Whitehead

8 In the ‘second degree’: Revisiting Paul Taylor’s ‘POPISM’ at the NGV - Anneke Jaspers Robert Rooney, Portrait of Paul Taylor, 1984, cibachrome photograph, 20.1 x 30.4cm, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, purchased 1996; image courtesy Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne, and Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney; © Robert Rooney

8 In the ‘second degree’: Revisiting Paul Taylor’s ‘POPISM’ at the NGV - Anneke Jaspers

Robert Rooney, Portrait of Paul Taylor, 1984, cibachrome photograph, 20.1 x 30.4cm, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, purchased 1996; image courtesy Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne, and Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney; © Robert Rooney

9 Close encounters with hyperreality - Michael Desmond Chuck Close, Emma, 2000, oil on canvas; image courtesy Pace Gallery, New York; photo: Ellen Page Wilson, Pace Gallery, New York; © Chuck Close

9 Close encounters with hyperreality - Michael Desmond

Chuck Close, Emma, 2000, oil on canvas; image courtesy Pace Gallery, New York; photo: Ellen Page Wilson, Pace Gallery, New York; © Chuck Close

10 Calculating the corporeal: ‘PULSE: Reflections on the Body’ - Claire Capel-Stanley Jude Rae, Interior # 178, Meg, 2004, oil on linen, 40.5 x 38 cm; Canberra Museum and Gallery Collection; image courtesy the artist; photo: Brenton McGeachie

10 Calculating the corporeal: ‘PULSE: Reflections on the Body’ - Claire Capel-Stanley

Jude Rae, Interior # 178, Meg, 2004, oil on linen, 40.5 x 38 cm; Canberra Museum and Gallery Collection; image courtesy the artist; photo: Brenton McGeachie

11 Continuums: William Wright in conversation with Kon Gouriotis William Wright, Earth, 1996, acrylic on canvas, 196 x 196cm; image courtesy the estate of William Wright; photo: Geoff Kleem

11 Continuums: William Wright in conversation with Kon Gouriotis

William Wright, Earth, 1996, acrylic on canvas, 196 x 196cm; image courtesy the estate of William Wright; photo: Geoff Kleem

12 The undead exhibition - Ann Stephen Nouvelles histoires de fantômes [New Ghost Stories], installation view, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2014; photo: André Morin

12 The undead exhibition - Ann Stephen

Nouvelles histoires de fantômes [New Ghost Stories], installation view, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2014;
photo: André Morin