Issue 54 - Art Collector

October - December 2010
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Sophia Hewson by Edward Colless
Jimmy Donegan by Maurice O’Riordan
Giles Alexander by Carrie Miller
Masato Takasaka by Rex Butler
Chips Mackinolty by Sasha Grishin
Collector’s Dossier: Ken Whisson by John McDonald

What Now?
Presenting the most recent work by Lorene Taurerewa, Scott Redford, Kate Just, Patrick Butcher, Helen Pynor and Irene Wellm.

What Next?
A new section presenting the work of emerging talent. This issue our writers present Tom Polo and Darcey Bella Arnold.

Critic’s Choice
Joseph Allen Shea presents five self-taught artists.

Group exhibitions
Prue Gibson presents a selection of the best end-of-year group

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


Ashley Crawford previews the visual arts component of the Melbourne International Arts Festival.

Hybrid Hopes
Victoria Hynes talks to the collecting couple behind the new Lyon Housemuseum, a hybrid home that is also an art museum.

That little four-letter word
Helen McKenzie interviews the directors of Melbourne’s Arc One Gallery.

Art philanthropy
Our writers take a look at recent philanthropic gifts and examine
the model of awarding prizes for patronage.

Art Centre
Warmun Arts
Maurice O’Riordan takes a look at the rich history of Warmun Arts.

Our writers report on important international art fairs and biennales
for the collector’s calendar.

If I could have…
Ingrid Periz selects works that 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
Carrie Miller interviews curator Hetti Perkins, the author
of Art+Soul.

News & Analysis

News and views on the art world and market.

On the couch
World-class ambitions
Carrie Miller talks to the incoming chairman of the Museum of
Contemporary Art, Simon Mordant, about his ambitions for the role.

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

Agenda: Making it overseas
Carrie Miller tackles the taboo question of why Australian artists struggle
to make it overseas.