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The Resource Contemporary Australia : optimism, [contributing authors, John Birmingham ... [et al.] ; Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, David Burnett ... [et al.]]

Contemporary Australia : optimism, [contributing authors, John Birmingham ... [et al.] ; Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, David Burnett ... [et al.]]

Label
Contemporary Australia : optimism
Title
Contemporary Australia
Title remainder
optimism
Statement of responsibility
[contributing authors, John Birmingham ... [et al.] ; Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, David Burnett ... [et al.]]
Title variation
Optimism
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Catalogue from the exhibition 'Optimism', which celebrates contemporary Australian culture and explores the artist's drive to create through painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, video and video installation, cinema, animation, performance and comedy; includes works by Indigenous artists and non-indigenous artists whose works are on Indigenous topics; includes an essay by Melissa Lucashenko on how she came to understand her own Bundjalung culture and the hope that non-indigenous Australians come to understand Indigenous reality
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
ANL
Dewey number
709.940749432
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
Label
Contemporary Australia : optimism, [contributing authors, John Birmingham ... [et al.] ; Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, David Burnett ... [et al.]]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Published for 'Contemporary Australia: Optimism', organised by the Queensland Art Gallery and held at the Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia, 15 November 2008-22 February 2009."--P. [4]
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and artist index
Contents
Vernon Ah Kee: Keeping them in line / Bruce McLean -- Tony Albert: Sorry / Bruce McLean -- Del Kathryn Barton : Sanguine / Maud Page -- Matthew Bradley : Monster bike / Nicholas Chambers -- Rolf de Heer: Giving voice / Rosie Hays -- Sally Gabori : Intimate country / Bruce McLean -- Kayili Artists : Art and cars / Diane Moon -- George Nona : To be hopeful in bad times / Tom Mosby -- Ivan Sen: Country sings its own song / Bruce McLean -- Nawurapu Wunungmurra : Things are looking up / Will Stubbs
Control code
000043232221
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
279 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Isbn
9781876509576
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill.
Label
Contemporary Australia : optimism, [contributing authors, John Birmingham ... [et al.] ; Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, David Burnett ... [et al.]]
Publication
Note
"Published for 'Contemporary Australia: Optimism', organised by the Queensland Art Gallery and held at the Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia, 15 November 2008-22 February 2009."--P. [4]
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and artist index
Contents
Vernon Ah Kee: Keeping them in line / Bruce McLean -- Tony Albert: Sorry / Bruce McLean -- Del Kathryn Barton : Sanguine / Maud Page -- Matthew Bradley : Monster bike / Nicholas Chambers -- Rolf de Heer: Giving voice / Rosie Hays -- Sally Gabori : Intimate country / Bruce McLean -- Kayili Artists : Art and cars / Diane Moon -- George Nona : To be hopeful in bad times / Tom Mosby -- Ivan Sen: Country sings its own song / Bruce McLean -- Nawurapu Wunungmurra : Things are looking up / Will Stubbs
Control code
000043232221
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
279 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Isbn
9781876509576
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill.

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