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Cultivating the country : living with the arts in regional Australia /

by Timms, Peter [author]; Timms, Peter; Christie, Robyn; Fokkema, Gerrit; Regional Galleries Association of New South Wales.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: 116 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.ISBN: 0195549449.Subject(s): Davis, Jack, 1917-2000 | Art - Non-Indigenous | Art museums -- Australia | Art, Regional -- Australia | Social identity - Aboriginality | Art | Arts, Australian | Art centers -- New South Wales | Art centers -- Australia -- New South Wales | Arts -- Australia | Arts and society -- Australia | New South Wales (NSW) | Australia -- Cultural policy | Australian arts
Contents:
Acknowledgements -- Introduction / PeterTimms Blessings in disguise : images of the landscape of the New England Tablelands and the Northern Coastal Rivers / Peter Skrzynecki Art is good for you : the gallery in the community / Mary Rose Liverant Taking art to the country : how it began / Bernard Smith Anchoring in the environment : regionalism and its significance / John McDonald We don't know much about art but we know about micro-economics : local government and regional galleries / Beatrice Faust The heart of the heart of the country : the argument for regionalism in collecting policies / Michael Bogle A nice warm glow : collecting for the community / Daniel Thomas
Summary: Collection of articles describing importance of visual arts in regional Australia with emphasis on New South Wales; chapter by Jack Davis in which he describes his impressions of the 1987 Australia, art and Aboriginality exhibition, Portsmouth England.
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Book Book Main library Non-fiction AUS TIM 1988 (Browse shelf) 1 Available 2014-1720
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Includes bibliographical references.

Includes bibliographical references.

Acknowledgements -- Introduction / PeterTimms Blessings in disguise : images of the landscape of the New England Tablelands and the Northern Coastal Rivers / Peter Skrzynecki Art is good for you : the gallery in the community / Mary Rose Liverant Taking art to the country : how it began / Bernard Smith Anchoring in the environment : regionalism and its significance / John McDonald We don't know much about art but we know about micro-economics : local government and regional galleries / Beatrice Faust The heart of the heart of the country : the argument for regionalism in collecting policies / Michael Bogle A nice warm glow : collecting for the community / Daniel Thomas

Collection of articles describing importance of visual arts in regional Australia with emphasis on New South Wales; chapter by Jack Davis in which he describes his impressions of the 1987 Australia, art and Aboriginality exhibition, Portsmouth England.

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