Issue 279 May 2015

01 ‘#madeforinstagram’: Art Basel Hong Kong 2015 by Alison Kubler

Image: MyeongBeom Kim’s untitled deer taxidermy at Gallery IHN, Art Basel Hong Kong 2015; © Art Basel

02 Robert Gober’s ‘The Heart Is Not a Metaphor’ by Julie Ewington

image: installation view, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York; image courtesy and © MoMA; photo: Jonathan Muzikar; © 2014 Robert Gobermore

03 A room of one’s own: Australia’s new pavilion in Venice by Michael Fitzgerald

IMAGE: Australian Pavilion entry, southern elevation; image courtesy the Australia Council for the Arts; photo: John Gollings

04 Expanding the horizon: Future Perfect and the Singapore scene by Lucy Rees

image: Future Perfect Directors David Teh, Nina Miall and Jasper Knight; image courtesy Future Perfect, Singapore


05 Anecdote and theme: Reflections on curating contemporary art from Southeast Asia by Lee Weng Choy

image: Simryn Gill, Hugging the Shore, exhibition view, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore (NTU CCA Singapore), 2015, with Dalam, 2001; photo: NTU CCA Singapore

06 What can institutions do? The IMA’s Aileen Burns and Johan Lundh in conversation by Tim Walsh

image: Aileen Burns and Johan Lundh; image courtesy the Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane; photo: Carl Warner

07 To the fore: The growing legacy of QCA’s Bachelor of Contemporary Australian Indigenous Art by Ellie Buttrose

image: Dale Harding, his legacy to the Colony; their ongoing privilege, 2015, mixed-media installation, 100 x 140 x 40cm; image courtesy the artist

08 Michael Zavros: Beyond beauty? by Peter McKay

image: Michael Zavros, Medusa Discus, 2015, archival ink on hahnemuhle photo rag, 60 x 60cm; image courtesy the artist, Starkwhite, Auckland, and Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane

09 Colin Lanceley 1938 – 2015 by Barry Pearce

image: Colin Lanceley; image courtesy Australian Galleries, Melbourne and Sydney; photo: Paul Green

10 Robert Jacks 1943 – 2014 by Kirsty Grant

image: Robert Jacks, Bendigo Art Gallery, November 2009; image courtesy Ian H. Hill; photo: Ian H. Hill