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A singular voice : essays on Australian art and architecture /

by Kerr, Joan [author.]; Bruce, Candice [editor.]; Dysart, Dinah [editor.]; Holder, Jo [editor.].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Australian studies in art and art theory: Publisher: Sydney : Power Publications, c2009Edition: 1st edition.Description: 304 pages : colour illustrations ; 27 cm.ISBN: 9780909952365 (paperback); 0909952361 (pbk.).Other title: Essays on Australian art and architecture.Subject(s): Art, Australian | Architecture -- Australia
Contents:
Part One: Art and life / edited by Candice Bruce -- The Bicentenary and the BLOCKbuster, 1988 Views, visages, invisibility: Themes in the art of colonial New South Wales, 1988 Somersaults in the antipodes, 1993 Art and life, 1995 Millennial icons for Australia, 1999 The possibilities of a National Portrait Gallery, 1999 From Alpha to Boulia: Museums and public art in central western Queensland, 2001 Papunya Tula: A great contemporary art movement, 2001 Artless history or the spectacular results of Centenary of Federation funding, 2002 Part Two: Art and artists / edited by Jo Holder -- Colonial ladies' sketchbooks, 1980 Secure the Shadow by Anne Brennan and Anne Ferran, 1995 Visual art of lying: Monsieur Noufflards's house, 1984 Other voices: More stories, 1988 Humphrey McQueen, Tom Roberts, 1996 Art begins at Boulia, 1995 The art of Vivienne Binns, 1993 Past and present: The local art of colonial quotation, 1999 Fiona MacDonald: Portrait (in four parts), 1998 Performing Art History: The Machine, Oiled Again, 2002 Artists all!, 1999 Savages and blackfellas, 2000 Part Three: Art and Architecture / edited by Dinah Dysart -- Making it new: Historic architecture and its recent literature, 1980 Our great Victorian architect Edmund Thomas Blacket 1817-1883, introduction, 1983 Why architects should not write architectual history, 1984 Architecture: Casually picturesque, consciously ideal, 1986 Architectual history and practice in Australia, 1987 Churches—Our Australian architectual heritage,1988 Panopticon versus New South Wales, 1989 The artist, the hero and death, 1996 Joan Kerr: A biography / Dinah Dysart
Summary: A collection of essays by the controversial and popular Australian art and architecture scholar, Joan Kerr. It is a history of changing attitudes to Australian art and architecture as well as a record of her remarkable career.
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Book Book Main library Non-fiction AUS KER 2009 (Browse shelf) 1 Available Donated by the National Gallery of Australia research Library 2014-2123
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Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-293) and index.

Part One: Art and life / edited by Candice Bruce -- The Bicentenary and the BLOCKbuster, 1988 (pages 12-21) -- Views, visages, invisibility: Themes in the art of colonial New South Wales, 1988 (pages 22-35) -- Somersaults in the antipodes, 1993 (pages 36-50) -- Art and life, 1995 (pages 51-66) -- Millennial icons for Australia, 1999 (pages 67-74) -- The possibilities of a National Portrait Gallery, 1999 (pages 75-81) -- From Alpha to Boulia: Museums and public art in central western Queensland, 2001 (pages 82-88) -- Papunya Tula: A great contemporary art movement, 2001 (pages 89-92) -- Artless history or the spectacular results of Centenary of Federation funding, 2002 (pages 93-101) -- Part Two: Art and artists / edited by Jo Holder -- Colonial ladies' sketchbooks, 1980 (pages 102-106) -- Secure the Shadow by Anne Brennan and Anne Ferran, 1995 (pages 107-110) -- Visual art of lying: Monsieur Noufflards's house, 1984 (pages 111-115) -- Other voices: More stories, 1988 (pages 116-1263) -- Humphrey McQueen, Tom Roberts, 1996 (pages 127-133) -- Art begins at Boulia, 1995 (pages 134-144) -- The art of Vivienne Binns, 1993 (pages 145-150) -- Past and present: The local art of colonial quotation, 1999 (pages 151-163) -- Fiona MacDonald: Portrait (in four parts), 1998 (pages 164-166) -- Performing Art History: The Machine, Oiled Again, 2002 (pages 167-171) -- Artists all!, 1999 (pages 172-192) -- Savages and blackfellas, 2000 (pages 193-205) -- Part Three: Art and Architecture / edited by Dinah Dysart -- Making it new: Historic architecture and its recent literature, 1980 (pages 206-214) -- Our great Victorian architect Edmund Thomas Blacket 1817-1883, introduction, 1983 (pages 215-220) -- Why architects should not write architectual history, 1984 (pages 221-227) -- Architecture: Casually picturesque, consciously ideal, 1986 (pages 228-236) -- Architectual history and practice in Australia, 1987 (pages 237-344) -- Churches—Our Australian architectual heritage,1988 (pages 245-251) -- Panopticon versus New South Wales, 1989 (pages 252-270) -- The artist, the hero and death, 1996 (pages 271-282) -- Joan Kerr: A biography / Dinah Dysart (pages 283-288)

A collection of essays by the controversial and popular Australian art and architecture scholar, Joan Kerr. It is a history of changing attitudes to Australian art and architecture as well as a record of her remarkable career.

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