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Issue 275, November, 2014


   01 Still standing: ‘Burning Down the House’, the 10th Gwangju Biennale - EN YOUNG AHN

Jane Alexander, Symposium, 2014, installation view, the 10th Gwangju Biennale, 2014; 28 figures of infantry and beast, mixed media, dimensions variable; photo: En Young Ahn

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   02 Intersections: The 8th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art - JANE DEVERY

Agatha Gothe-Snape, IMMACULATE IMMATERIAL AFFLUENCE BLOSSOMING from Untitled, 2014, 8th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art (reception desk); image courtesy and © Zak Group, 2014;... more >


   03 An alternative perspective: Adrian Newstead’s The Dealer is the Devil - KATRINA CHAPMAN

Adrian Newstead, The Dealer is the Devil: An Insider’s History of the Aboriginal Art Trade, Brandl & Schlesinger, Blackheath, 2014, 520 pages, AU$49.95 

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   04 Transcending fashion: Japanese design and ‘Future Beauty’ - ALISON KUBLER

Comme des Garçons (Rei Kawakubo), Autumn/Winter 2012–13; collection: Kyoto Costume Institute; photo: Masayuki Hayashi

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   05 The fashion phenomenon: Fashion in the gallery and museum - PETER MCNEIL

Christian Dior, Bar Suit, haute couture, Spring–Summer 1947, Les Arts Décoratifs, Ufac collection, Mode et Textile, in association with Christian Dior, 1958; photo: Thierry Dreyfus for Ey... more >


   06 Futurist remembrance: An Acconci footbridge for Hobart? - DANIEL THOMAS

Aerial view looking northwest along the spine of the Queens Domain. The proposed Acconci bridge seeks to connect the Cenotaph (centre foreground) with the Avenue of Honour (cleared yellow-tinged... more >


   07 ‘The Land of David’: Christoph Büchel’s Tasmanian odyssey - MICHAEL FITZGERALD

Christoph Büchel, Land of David (Poynduk), installation view, Port Davey, Tasmania, 2014; image courtesy the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), Hobart; photo: MONA/Rémi Chauvin more >


   08 From Gould to the GEOcritical: Circumnavigating an island of art - GILLIAN MARSDEN

Thomas James Lempriere (1796–1852), The Settlement, Macquarie Harbour, Van Diemen’s Land, c. 1827–29, watercolour, pencil and ink, 31.6 x 43.5cm (sheet and image); collection of Tasmanian... more >


   09 Pain is near: River of Fundament, a symphonic film by Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler - LISA HAVILAH

Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler, River of Fundament, 2014, production still; produced by Matthew Barney and Laurenz Foundation; written and directed by Matthew Barney; music composed b... more >


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