Category: Publications

Online Resource | Fifty artworks from the Monash University Collection

Monash University Museum of Art has published a new writing project Fifty artworks from the Monash University Collection. This online publication presents a suite of specially commissioned texts by art historians, curators and artists. From Helen Hughes, Research Curator MUMA’s new writing project, Fifty artworks from the Monash University Collection, presents a suite of specially commissioned texts by art historians, curators and artists. In inviting these responses, our desire was to open the Collection up to a broad range of voices and perspectives – from those who have had close contact with it over five decades, to those new to it. The fifty selected artworks include some of the most well-known and seen of the Collection, as well as others that deserve greater attention. Without being too prescriptive, the selection reflects the material, conceptual, cultural and temporal diversity and scope of…

Publication | New Issue of Unlikely – Journal for Creative Arts

Field work, issue 2 of Unlikely – Journal for Creative Arts is out now Guest editors: Brogan Bunt & Lucas Ihlein Contributions from: Adva Weinstein, Campbell Drake & Jock Gilbert, Becky Nevin Berger, David Barzier & Kelda Free,  Dominic Redfern, Marnie Badham & Kate Hill & Ted Purves & Susanne Cockrell & Amy Spiers, Laura Fisher, Alinta Krauth, Sean Lowry, Nancy Mauro-Flude, Maria Miranda, Meghan Moe Beitiks, Vanessa Berry, Johanna Hällsten & Catherine Clover & Shauna Laurel Jones. “Fields”: arenas for action; social discourses; professional areas of practice; knowledge disciplines. Field Trips: tours, excursions, forays. Research trips, adventures, residencies. Working in the forest, in old mining towns, in local suburbs, on farms. Artists placed in corporations, government departments, schools. Ethnographic models, educational models, activist models, scientific models. Field as field. Going for a walk. Site specific work. Community as site. Placemaking. Field Work. This issue of Unlikely explores creative practice beyond the studio.…

Read | Words + Pictures from ANU Centre for Art History and Art Theory

A new-ish (three months old) website from the ANU Centre for Art History and Art Theory is publishing student reviews of exhibitions and discussions about art. Description from the website: Words + Pictures is a student run initiative of the ANU Centre for Art History and Art Theory. The blog aims to become a platform to showcase and discuss both the written and visual work of the students of the School of Art. Words + Pictures includes exhibition reviews, previews for student exhibitions, and will serve to facilitate and document connections between students across the School of Art. You can read recent posts on the Words + Pictures website here: http://cahat.weblogs.anu.edu.au/

Publication News | Art Journal of the National Gallery of Victoria 53 now available

The latest edition of the Art Journal of the National Gallery of Victoria is now available. You can read the full journal online here. From the editors: This edition of Art Journal of the National Gallery of Victoria again ranges widely across the NGV’s collection, including investigations of two nineteenth-century Tibetan lama paintings, a prize-winning work by an early and little-known Australian female artist, the iconography of two carved Renaissance cassoni and the relationship of Australian artist Guy Stuart’s late 1960s practice to American Minimalism. For this issue we have also invited Melbourne-based artist Patrick Pound to reflect on his Gallery of air, 2013, one of the most popular and talked about works in the NGV’s recent Melbourne Now exhibition. In an historic development in the long history of this publication, last year the digitisation of all back issues of…