Issue 58 - Art Collector

October - December 2011
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What now?
Presenting the most recent work by Matthew Sleeth, Guan Wei, Lionel Bawden, Nicholas Blowers and Alun Leach-Jones.

What next?
Our writers select three young artists who are on the brink of big things.

NATSIAA’s pick of the crop
Our pick of this year’s National Aboriginal &Torres Strait Islander Art Award exhibition.


Amber Wallis by Carrie Miller
Nyapanyapa Yunupingu by Timothy Morrell
Raafat Ishak by Sasha Grishin
Lincoln Austin by Alison Kubler
Judith Wright by Gillian Serisier
Dickie Minyintiri by Maurice O’Riordan
Louise Forthun by Ashley Crawford
Collector’s Dossier: Fiona Pardington by Peter Shand

Critic’s choice
Critic Gina Fairley specialises in Asian art. She selects five artists who represent the current state of play in Philippine abstraction.

Award winners
Jane O’Sullivan presents stand-out prize winners from the past quarter.


Exhibition : Footloose & fancy free
This year, the Museum of Contemporary Art’s annual Primavera showcase takes over The Rocks. Jane O’Sullivan looks at what’s in store.

Collector: A friend indeed
Ashley Crawford talks to Paul Guest about why he believes so strongly in forging relationships with the artists whose work he collects.

Dealer: Hard at work in the smithy
Courtney Kidd interviews Gallerysmith director Marita Smith.

Art centre: Jilamara Arts and Crafts
Maurice O’Riordan surveys the artists from Jilamara Arts and Crafts, known for their use of ochre and wood carving.

Timothy Morrell takes an art tour of Hong Kong.

If I could have…
Alison Kubler selects 10 works from commercial gallery stockrooms that she would buy tomorrow if money were no object.

Inside the covers
Jane O’Sullivan talks to collector Colin Laverty, who has recently
released a second edition of his book Beyond Sacred: The Collection of Colin and Elizabeth Laverty.

News & Analysis

News and views on the art world and market.

On the couch: Regional frontiers
Ashley Crawford talks to Yashian Schauble, the director of a new commercial gallery specialising in Asian art, about whether local
collectors are ready for her.

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

Agenda: Yours sincerely
Edward Colless asks whether the so-called new sincerity in art is as sincere as it sounds.

What's on this quarter & state wrap reports