March 2017 Issue 296

  1 Dispatches: Making private museums public: Andrew Stephens   Reko RenniE,  Visible Invisible , 2017, installation view at the construction of the new Lyon Housemuseum galleries, 2017; image courtesy Lyon Housemuseum, Melbourne; photo: John Gollings

1 Dispatches: Making private museums public: Andrew Stephens

Reko RenniE, Visible Invisible, 2017, installation view at the construction of the new Lyon Housemuseum galleries, 2017; image courtesy Lyon Housemuseum, Melbourne; photo: John Gollings

  2 Place-based: PAM and Biennial Lab: David Cross,  Melbourne    A Centre For Everything, Visible Hands, 2016; image courtesy the artists; photo: Bryony Jackson

2 Place-based: PAM and Biennial Lab: David Cross, Melbourne

A Centre For Everything, Visible Hands, 2016; image courtesy the artists; photo: Bryony Jackson

  3 Grand designs: Towards a new: SAM D.J. Huppatz, S hepparton    Image courtesy MvS Architects

3 Grand designs: Towards a new: SAM D.J. Huppatz, Shepparton

Image courtesy MvS Architects

  4 Claire Lambe’s libidinal economy: Sophie Knezic,  Melbourne    Claire Lambe,  Shhhh men at work II , 2013, detail; cast bronze foot, chain mail top, wooden and gold hanging chain, 35 x 25 x 300cm; National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Melbourne, Yvonne Pettengell Bequest, 2014; image courtesy NGV Photographic Services; photo: Christian Markel

4 Claire Lambe’s libidinal economy: Sophie Knezic, Melbourne

Claire Lambe, Shhhh men at work II, 2013, detail; cast bronze foot, chain mail top, wooden and gold hanging chain, 35 x 25 x 300cm; National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Melbourne, Yvonne Pettengell Bequest, 2014; image courtesy NGV Photographic Services; photo: Christian Markel

  5 From the bower , Loris Button, Deborah Klein, Louise Saxton and Carole Wilson    Eucalyptus leaves, 2015 –16 , handpainted with Indian ink, acrylic paint and pigment markers, dimensions variable; flower presses: wood and metal, each 4 x 24 x 10cm (approx.); collection of Deborah Klein; image courtesy the artist; photo: Tim Gresham

5 From the bower , Loris Button, Deborah Klein, Louise Saxton and Carole Wilson

Eucalyptus leaves, 2015 –16, handpainted with Indian ink, acrylic paint and pigment markers, dimensions variable; flower presses: wood and metal, each 4 x 24 x 10cm (approx.); collection of Deborah Klein; image courtesy the artist; photo: Tim Gresham

  6 Screening Vassilieff: The Wolf in Australian Art: Felicity St John Moore,  Melbourne    Photographer unknown, ‘Daniel’ Vassilieff in Bristol at the age of 35; image courtesy Felicity St John Moore

6 Screening Vassilieff: The Wolf in Australian Art: Felicity St John Moore, Melbourne

Photographer unknown, ‘Daniel’ Vassilieff in Bristol at the age of 35; image courtesy Felicity St John Moore

  7 Towards a global discourse: ‘Making Modernism’: Sally Quin,  Melbourne    O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith: Making Modernism, exhibition view, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, 2016, featuring the work of Grace Cossington Smith; photo: Jeremy Weihrauch

7 Towards a global discourse: ‘Making Modernism’: Sally Quin, Melbourne

O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith: Making Modernism, exhibition view, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, 2016, featuring the work of Grace Cossington Smith; photo: Jeremy Weihrauch

  8 Answering back: ‘Artist and Empire’ at the National Gallery Singapore: Julie Ewington,  Singapore    Michael Cook,  Undiscovered #7 , 2010, inkjet print, 125 x 100cm; National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 2010; image courtesy the artist and Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane

8 Answering back: ‘Artist and Empire’ at the National Gallery Singapore: Julie Ewington, Singapore

Michael Cook, Undiscovered #7, 2010, inkjet print, 125 x 100cm; National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 2010; image courtesy the artist and Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane

  9 A multilayered mapping: The 5th Singapore Biennale: Tarun Nagesh,  Singapore    Qiu Zhijie,  One Has to Wander through All the Outer Worlds to Reach the Innermost Shrine at the End , 2016, installation view, 5th Singapore Biennale, 2016; ink on paper, glass and stone, dimensions variable; collection of the artist, Singapore Biennale 2016 commission; image courtesy the artist and Singapore Art Museum

9 A multilayered mapping: The 5th Singapore Biennale: Tarun Nagesh, Singapore

Qiu Zhijie, One Has to Wander through All the Outer Worlds to Reach the Innermost Shrine at the End, 2016, installation view, 5th Singapore Biennale, 2016; ink on paper, glass and stone, dimensions variable; collection of the artist, Singapore Biennale 2016 commission; image courtesy the artist and Singapore Art Museum

  10 Southeast Asia Forum: Dissonant voiceS: Michael Fitzgerald,  Singapore    Tintin Wulia, Untold Movements Act 1: Neitherland, Whitherland, Hitherland, 2015, installation view, Art Stage Singapore, 2017; 32-channel sound installation, dimensions variable; image courtesy the artist, Art Stage Singapore and Milani Gallery, Brisbane

10 Southeast Asia Forum: Dissonant voiceS: Michael Fitzgerald, Singapore

Tintin Wulia, Untold Movements Act 1: Neitherland, Whitherland, Hitherland, 2015, installation view, Art Stage Singapore, 2017; 32-channel sound installation, dimensions variable; image courtesy the artist, Art Stage Singapore and Milani Gallery, Brisbane

  11.Cerebral spheres: ‘Light Geist’ at Fremantle Arts Centre: Andrew Frost,  Perth    Ngamaru Bidu and Sohan Ariel Hayes, Walyja Ngurra, 2016, installation view, Fremantle Arts Centre, 2016; 4-channel video projection with 4.1 soundscape, 21 minute loop; image courtesy Fremantle Arts Centre; photo: Eva Fernandez

11.Cerebral spheres: ‘Light Geist’ at Fremantle Arts Centre: Andrew Frost, Perth

Ngamaru Bidu and Sohan Ariel Hayes, Walyja Ngurra, 2016, installation view, Fremantle Arts Centre, 2016; 4-channel video projection with 4.1 soundscape, 21 minute loop; image courtesy Fremantle Arts Centre; photo: Eva Fernandez

  12. Allure and discomfort: Bruce Connew’s Body of Work: Jenny Harper   Bruce Connew, Body of Work #9, 2015, offset tritone; image courtesy the artist

12. Allure and discomfort: Bruce Connew’s Body of Work: Jenny Harper

Bruce Connew, Body of Work #9, 2015, offset tritone; image courtesy the artist

  13 Gordon Samstag: Major ‘New Deal’ American artist in South Australia: Daniel Thomas,  Adelaide    Book Cover

13 Gordon Samstag: Major ‘New Deal’ American artist in South Australia: Daniel Thomas, Adelaide

Book Cover

  14 Leonard William French 1928 –2017: Sasha Grishin   Leonard French’s Great Hall ceiling, NGV International, Melbourne; image courtesy National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

14 Leonard William French 1928 –2017: Sasha Grishin

Leonard French’s Great Hall ceiling, NGV International, Melbourne; image courtesy National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne