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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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Dali survey, 2009

DALI: Liquid Desire National Gallery of Victoria, 2009 The exhibition begins with a somewhat abstract painting of a town, in pastel palette, and with obvious affinities with Cézanne’s taches. Then a precocious teenager, Dalí had an enormous appetite to learn … Continue reading

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John Brack survey exhibition – NGV and touring

JOHN BRACK National Gallery of Victoria and touring. John Brack argued against abstraction having a place in Australian art in a provocative lecture dating from October 1953, a response to the massively influential touring exhibition French Painting Today, crammed as … Continue reading

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Wladyslaw Dutkiewicz

This full biography of the Polish-born Australian artist comes in a 30 x 30 cm hardcover with dust jacket (details below). It amounts to 160 pages in full colour, with 187 photographs and illustrations, including 55 full-page colour plates. A … Continue reading

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