Issue 53 - Art Collector

July-September 2010
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William Kentridge by John McDonald
Fiona McMonagle by Ashley Crawford
Simon Strong by Tracey Clement
Moya McKenna by Amber McCulloch
Bill Sampson by Edward Colless
Collector’s Dossier: John Wolseley by Sasha Grishin

What Now?
Presenting the most recent work by Ildiko Kovacs, Simeon Nelson,
Matthew Johnson, Chris Bond, Michelle Ussher and Ben Quilty.

Under $5,000
Our writers present six artists whose work is available for
less than $5,000.

Critic’s Choice
Edward Colless presents his selection of the 2010 Melbourne Art Fair.

Award Winners
Courtney Kidd presents a selection of last quarter’s best award winners.


Exhibition: Andrew Frost previews Primavera and Ric Spencer takes a look at Rounds.

Collector: In the blood
Prue Gibson talks to Norman Rosenblatt about his family’s collecting heritage.

Dealer: Utopian visions
Carrie Miller profiles Melbourne’s Utopian Slumps, a curator-run project
that has recently become a commercial gallery space.

Art Philanthropy: Strings attached?
Carrie Miller investigates the reasons why our under-resourced
public institutions might turn down a gift.

Art Centre: Elcho Island Arts
Maurice O’Riordan reports on the success of Elcho Island Arts.

Travel: Our writers report on art tours and important upcoming art fairs.

If I Could Have…
Jena Woodburn selects 10 works she would buy tomorrow if she could.

What’s On This Quarter
What’s on across the nation, plus state wrap reports covering the latest news and upcoming events from each region.’

Inside The Covers: Jane O’Sullivan interviews Elizabeth Tregenza, the editor of Tjukurpa Pulkatjara.

News & Analysis

News and views on the art world and market.
On the couch

On the couch: Entering Orbit
Carrie Miller talks to the founders of a new satellite event
now in orbit around the Melbourne Art Fair.

Behind the scenes
Our writers take you behind the scenes of the Australian art world.

Our writers examine the topic of originality in art and whether
art centres have a future.