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A secret history of Australian art, Rex Butler

Label
A secret history of Australian art
Title
A secret history of Australian art
Statement of responsibility
Rex Butler
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Commentary on contemporary Australian art with reference to aesthetic theory of the universality of the "real"; draws on the thought of Kant, Zizek and Benjamin; works of Emily Kngwarreye discussed as examples of the enduring nature of "aura" in Aboriginal acrylic art despite its nature as reproduction; the positioning of the Dreaming and the transcendental in a work of Kathleen Petyarre
Cataloging source
ANL
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Butler, Rex
Dewey number
709.94
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N7400
LC item number
.B883 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Dale, Frank
  • Dunn, Richard
  • Earle, Augustus
  • Fairskye, Merilyn
  • Nixon, John
  • Kngwarreye, Emily Kame
  • Petyarre, Kathleen
  • Stevenson, Michael
  • Metro Arts (Brisbane, Qld)
  • Art
  • Art criticism
  • Artistic collaboration
  • Art, Modern
Label
A secret history of Australian art, Rex Butler
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Lecture 1. Camp: The rise and fall of the smile; The case of Michael Stevenson -- Lecture 2. The real: 'Every Day', the task of mourning; The case of Dale Frank; The case of Richard Dunn -- Lecture 3. Abstraction: The anamorphic monochrome; The case of John Nixon -- Lecture 4. The Feminine: radical revisionism; The case of Merilyn Fairskye -- Lecture 5. Post-colonialism: Australian art history and revisionism; The case of Augustus Earle -- Lecture 6. Aboriginality: 'Bright Shadows': art, Aboriginality and aura; The case of Kathleen Petyarre
Control code
000023764452
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
152 p.
Isbn
9781877004216
Lccn
2003386924
Other physical details
ill., facsims., photos.
Label
A secret history of Australian art, Rex Butler
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Lecture 1. Camp: The rise and fall of the smile; The case of Michael Stevenson -- Lecture 2. The real: 'Every Day', the task of mourning; The case of Dale Frank; The case of Richard Dunn -- Lecture 3. Abstraction: The anamorphic monochrome; The case of John Nixon -- Lecture 4. The Feminine: radical revisionism; The case of Merilyn Fairskye -- Lecture 5. Post-colonialism: Australian art history and revisionism; The case of Augustus Earle -- Lecture 6. Aboriginality: 'Bright Shadows': art, Aboriginality and aura; The case of Kathleen Petyarre
Control code
000023764452
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
152 p.
Isbn
9781877004216
Lccn
2003386924
Other physical details
ill., facsims., photos.

Library Locations

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