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Seeing Australia : views of artists and artwriters / Graeme Sullivan. (1994)

Authors: Sullivan, Graeme, 1951-
Publisher:Annandale, N.S.W. : Piper Press,
  • There are 81 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 81 copies of this specific edition.
  • Sullivan, Graeme, 1951-
Content Types:
  • text
Carrier Types:
  • volume
Physical Description:
  • 176 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
Target Audience:
  • Juvenile
  • Robert Klippel - John Olsen - Albert Tucker - Rosalie Gascoigne - Philip Cox - Mary Eagle - Jenny Watson - Vivienne Binns - James Mollison - Bonita Ely - Ann Stephen - Elwyn Lynn - Lesley Dumbrell - Fiona Foley - Mike Parr - Ruth Walker - Julie Ewington - Stelarc - Jill Scott.
  • Ch. 1. Places: sites and settings. Rosalie Gascoigne: the poetry of the commonplace ; Glenn Murcutt: touching the land lightly ; Banduk Marika: a contemporary vision of tradition ; Philip Cox: expressions of space and place ; Colin Lanceley: connecting objects and places ; Mary Eagle: sites for making meanings
  • Ch. 2. People: characters and communities. Albert Tucker: responding to lived experience ; Jenny Watson: the reality of personal experience ; Vivienne Binns: getting in touch with the artist within ; David Humphries: the power of public art ; James Mollison: introducting people to art ; Daniel Thomas: art as a way of life
  • Ch. 3. Stories: myth and reality. Bernard Smith: advocating an independent tradition ; Trevor Nicholls: wrestling with spirits of the past and present ; John McDonald: personal and public response ; Hossein Valamanesh: a personal dialogue with materials and ideas ; Bonita Ely: the fiction of tradition ; Ann Stephen: reading visual culture
  • Ch. 4. Images: form and content. Robert Klippel: investigating the language of forms ; John Olsen: seeing life as it is felt ; John Coburn: the rich simplicity of form ; Elwyn Lynn: critical responses in paint and print ; Lesley Dumbrell: structuring personal responses
  • Ch. 5. Issues: actions and reactions. Terry Smith: art as social engagement ; Fiona Foley: reasserting cultural independence ; Mike Parr: the self as a site for art action ; David Bromfield: critical response as a resistant practice ; Ian Howard: the critical image ; Ruth Waller: responding, researching and revealing new insights ; Martin Sharp: popular art as cultural commentary
  • Ch. 6. Ideas: messages and media. Julie Ewington: challenging theory and practice ; Stelarc: the obsolete body ; Phillip George: making marks and meanings ; Jill Scott: personal interaction with art and technology ; Peter Callas: thinking in images.
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  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • English
  • 0958798427
Dewey Number:
  • 700.994
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 10626301
  • 10626301
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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