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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

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 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 with his forceful expressionist paintings and … Continue reading

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100th Anniversary Exhibition

Opened on 5 May 2018 at 2.30 pm. Opening speaker: Dr Christine Nicholls, Senior Lecturer, College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, Flinders University. An exhibition of work by the late Polish-Australian artist Wladyslaw Dutkiewicz (1918-1999). http://theconversation.com/wlads-worlds-polish-resistance-fighter-slavic-space-age-modernist-legendary-australian-artist-96192 Wlad was trained in Poland … Continue reading

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SJ Ostoja-Kotkowski

Some time ago I photographed the above work, an abstract in oil by the late artist Stan Ostoja-Kotkowski (1927-1994)  in a  private collection in Adelaide.  Since then, a number of new things by the artist have come into my in-tray … Continue reading

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A Visual History – volume two

OTHER SIGNIFICANT ARTISTS As I undertook compiling, editing and designing volume one of the Society’s history in 2016, it became clear that many significant artists could not be accommodated within the framework I had set up in the book to … Continue reading

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