Category Archives: Design

The World of Mortimer Menpes

The exhibition The World of Mortimer Menpes: painter, etcher, raconteur Art Gallery of South Australia, until 7 September 2014 Until recently, Mortimer Menpes (pronounced Mem-pes) (1855-1938) was a shadowy and somewhat forgotten figure in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Australian art. He was … Continue reading

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Australian Modern Design

A look behind the official story and in the cracks of Australian modernism Early in 2014 a project I contributed to was published in Brisbane. My role to present the story of modernism as it appeared in Adelaide after the Second … Continue reading

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