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About dutkiewiczarchive

The archive of Dr Adam Jan Dutkiewicz, artist, writer, art historian, researcher, editor, publisher, book designer, proof reader, catalogue designer, exhibition curator and specialist in South Australian art and enthusiast for post-war architecture and design

Adelaide Festivals

Wladyslaw Dutkiewicz was a leader of the contemporary visual artists in Adelaide in the 1950s, and also worked as a stage designer, actor and producer, and was a teacher of drama. He and his wife Joan hosted monthly and New … Continue reading

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The Path to Salt

A photographic essay on the Cheetham Salt Fields, Dry Creek, South Australia by Adam Jan Dutkiewicz The salt pans at Dry Creek, north of Adelaide, were a long-held fascination for the author. They were removed for housing and to create … Continue reading

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WAV Publications

Word And Visions magazine ran for 17 issues in the early-mid 1980s. It was described as an “arts showcase”, featuring mostly writers and visual artists from Adelaide initially, then a wider national and international contributor list as the magazine evolved. … Continue reading

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Historical Documents of the RSASA 1856-72

The early documents of the Royal South Australian Society of Arts are scant on the ground. Some exist in their archives in material form but a number no longer have material existence, and others are to be found in digital … Continue reading

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Modern Art in South Australia 1-10

The series Modern Art in South Australia concluded with the recent publication of Adelaide Art Photographers c.1970-2000, which was launched with an accompanying exhibition just before lockdown for the Covid-19 pandemic in Adelaide. The book and copies of other books … Continue reading

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Modern Quartet!

Wladyslaw Dutkiewicz – MODERNIST QUARTET! Charles Darwin didn’t operate with “spirituality” or the “Mind” – he left this for philosophy. Freud, in his psychoanalysis, studied the artist and his relation to fantasy. Van Gogh and Chagall were labelled as mad, … Continue reading

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Songs from Cold Mountain

Songs from Cold Mountain 307 Poems by Chinese poet Han Shan (8-9th C) In standard Chinese and English, trans. by Span Hanna Introduction by the translator, with Pronunciation Guide Appendices and Bibliography 352 pp, standard paperback (230 x 150 mm) … Continue reading

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Doreen Goodchild

In One Small Measure Judith Brooks, an artist herself and Doreen Goodchild’s daughter, presents a lively account of her mother’s life as an artist in Adelaide and beyond, from the years immediately after World War One until the last years … Continue reading

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100th Anniversary Exhibition – Part Two

  2018 marked the 100th anniversary of the Polish-born artist Wladyslaw Dutkiewicz’s birth. A commemorative exhibition of 40 works was mounted at Murray Bridge Regional Gallery in May-June 2018. Although a large exhibition, it was thought more could be shown … Continue reading

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Wladyslaw Dutkiewicz

Wladyslaw Dutkiewicz (b. 1918 Stara Sol, Poland) was a painter, sculptor, writer, actor, stage designer and theatre director. After arriving in Adelaide in 1950 he was first noticed for his set designs for plays. He made a strong impact on art in South Australia … Continue reading

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