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Seeing Australia : views of artists and artwriters /

by Sullivan, Graeme [author].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: 176 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm.ISBN: 0958798427.Other title: Seeing Australia.Subject(s): Artists, Australian -- Biography | Art, Australian - History | Olsen, John | Binns, Vivien | Sharp, Martin, 1942- | Thomas, Daniel | Stelarc | Tucker, Albert | Lanceley, Colin, 1938- | Smith, Terry | Cox, Philip, 1939- | Valamanesh, Hossein | Smith, Bernard | Scott, Jill | Marika, Baduk | McDonald, John | Eli, Bonita | Arts | Ewington, Julie | Murcutt, Glenn | Lynn, Elwyn | Gascoigne, Rosalie | Foley, Fiona | Waller, Ruth | Humphries, David | Mollison, James | Klippel, Robert, 1920- | Bromfield, David | Watson, Jenny | Parr, Mike | Coburn, John | Dumbrell, Lesley | Howard, Ian | Eagle, Mary | Callas, Peter | Nickolls, Trevor | Stephen, Ann | George, Phillip | Artists, Australian-Biography | Art, Modern -- 20th century | Artists, Australian -- Biography | Painting, Australian | Painters, Australian | Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Australia | Art, Australian -- Study and teaching | Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Australia -- Study and teaching | Art, Australian | Art, Australian -- 20th century -- Themes, motives | Art, Australian | Artists -- Australia -- Biography | Art, Australian -- Themes, motives | Art, Australian -- 20th century | Artists -- Australia -- Biography | Australian painting | Architecture | Biography
Contents:
Ch. 1. Places: sites and settings. Rosalie Gascoigne: the poetry of the commonplace ; Glenn Murcutt: touching the land lightly ; Banduk Marika: a contemporary vision of tradition ; Philip Cox: expressions of space and place ; Colin Lanceley: connecting objects and places ; Mary Eagle: sites for making meanings -- Ch. 2. People: characters and communities. Albert Tucker: responding to lived experience ; Jenny Watson: the reality of personal experience ; Vivienne Binns: getting in touch with the artist within ; David Humphries: the power of public art ; James Mollison: introducting people to art ; Daniel Thomas: art as a way of life -- Ch. 3. Stories: myth and reality. Bernard Smith: advocating an independent tradition ; Trevor Nicholls: wrestling with spirits of the past and present ; John McDonald: personal and public response ; Hossein Valamanesh: a personal dialogue with materials and ideas ; Bonita Ely: the fiction of tradition ; Ann Stephen: reading visual culture -- Ch. 4. Images: form and content. Robert Klippel: investigating the language of forms ; John Olsen: seeing life as it is felt ; John Coburn: the rich simplicity of form ; Elwyn Lynn: critical responses in paint and print ; Lesley Dumbrell: structuring personal responses -- Ch. 5. Issues: actions and reactions. Terry Smith: art as social engagement ; Fiona Foley: reasserting cultural independence ; Mike Parr: the self as a site for art action ; David Bromfield: critical response as a resistant practice ; Ian Howard: the critical image ; Ruth Waller: responding, researching and revealing new insights ; Martin Sharp: popular art as cultural commentary -- Ch. 6. Ideas: messages and media. Julie Ewington: challenging theory and practice ; Stelarc: the obsolete body ; Phillip George: making marks and meanings ; Jill Scott: personal interaction with art and technology ; Peter Callas: thinking in images.
Summary: Robert Klippel - John Olsen - Albert Tucker - Rosalie Gascoigne - Philip Cox - Mary Eagle - Jenny Watson - Vivienne Binns - James Mollison - Bonita Ely - Ann Stephen - Elwyn Lynn - Lesley Dumbrell - Fiona Foley - Mike Parr - Ruth Walker - Julie Ewington - Stelarc - Jill Scott.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Ch. 1. Places: sites and settings. Rosalie Gascoigne: the poetry of the commonplace ; Glenn Murcutt: touching the land lightly ; Banduk Marika: a contemporary vision of tradition ; Philip Cox: expressions of space and place ; Colin Lanceley: connecting objects and places ; Mary Eagle: sites for making meanings -- Ch. 2. People: characters and communities. Albert Tucker: responding to lived experience ; Jenny Watson: the reality of personal experience ; Vivienne Binns: getting in touch with the artist within ; David Humphries: the power of public art ; James Mollison: introducting people to art ; Daniel Thomas: art as a way of life -- Ch. 3. Stories: myth and reality. Bernard Smith: advocating an independent tradition ; Trevor Nicholls: wrestling with spirits of the past and present ; John McDonald: personal and public response ; Hossein Valamanesh: a personal dialogue with materials and ideas ; Bonita Ely: the fiction of tradition ; Ann Stephen: reading visual culture -- Ch. 4. Images: form and content. Robert Klippel: investigating the language of forms ; John Olsen: seeing life as it is felt ; John Coburn: the rich simplicity of form ; Elwyn Lynn: critical responses in paint and print ; Lesley Dumbrell: structuring personal responses -- Ch. 5. Issues: actions and reactions. Terry Smith: art as social engagement ; Fiona Foley: reasserting cultural independence ; Mike Parr: the self as a site for art action ; David Bromfield: critical response as a resistant practice ; Ian Howard: the critical image ; Ruth Waller: responding, researching and revealing new insights ; Martin Sharp: popular art as cultural commentary -- Ch. 6. Ideas: messages and media. Julie Ewington: challenging theory and practice ; Stelarc: the obsolete body ; Phillip George: making marks and meanings ; Jill Scott: personal interaction with art and technology ; Peter Callas: thinking in images.

Robert Klippel - John Olsen - Albert Tucker - Rosalie Gascoigne - Philip Cox - Mary Eagle - Jenny Watson - Vivienne Binns - James Mollison - Bonita Ely - Ann Stephen - Elwyn Lynn - Lesley Dumbrell - Fiona Foley - Mike Parr - Ruth Walker - Julie Ewington - Stelarc - Jill Scott.

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