Thursday, 23 March 2017

New Books in March

The following titles will be on display from 23 March - 30 March. If you would like to borrow any of them when they come off display see library staff. Otherwise click on the call number link to check the library catalogue.

Class Distinctions: Dutch Painting in the Age of Rembrandt and Vermeer
759.9492/COLL BAER

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"The Dutch Republic in the 17th century was home to one of the greatest flowerings of painting in the history of Western art. Freed from the constraints of royal and church patronage, artists created a rich outpouring of works that circulated through an open market to patrons and customers at every level of Dutch society."

Francis Picabia: Our Heads Are Round so Our Thoughts Can Change Direction
759.4/PICA

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"Irreverent and audacious, restless and brilliant, Francis Picabia achieved fame as a leader of the Dada group only to break publicly with the movement in 1921. Moving between Paris, the French Riviera, Switzerland, and New York, he led a dashing life, painting, writing, yachting, gambling, racing fast cars, and organizing lavish parties."

Women Art and the Politics of Identity in Eighteenth-Century Europe
704.042/HYDE

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"The eighteenth century is recognized as a complex period of dramatic epistemic shifts that would have profound effects on the modern world. Paradoxically, the art of the era continues to be a relatively neglected field within art history."

Introducing Philosophy of Art in Eight Case Studies
701.17/MATR
9781844655373: Introducing Philosophy of Art: In Eight Case Studies
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"Derek Matravers introduces students to the philosophy of art through a close examination of eight famous works of twentieth-century art. Each work has been selected in order to best illustrate and illuminate a particular problem in aesthetics."

Mitch Cairn's: The Reader's Voice, 2015
709.2/CAIR
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"The Reader’s Voice is a 230-page artist book of the entire suite of collages by Mitch Cairns published by Gang Atelier."

The Creative Growth Book
709.73/CREA

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"The Creative Growth Book celebrates the first 40 years of the titular Oakland, California, art center for people with disabilities. As the world’s oldest and largest center of its kind, Creative Growth Art Center’s history mirrors the evolution of a growing disability rights movement and the increased interest in self-taught art."

Scale in Contemporary Sculpture
735.23/WELL

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"The first book to devote serious attention to questions of scale in contemporary sculpture, this study considers the phenomenon within the interlinked cultural and socio-historical framework of the legacies of postmodern theory and the growth of global capitalism."

The Language of New Media
302.2/MANO

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"In this book Lev Manovich offers the first systematic and rigorous theory of new media. He places new media within the histories of visual and media cultures of the last few centuries. He discusses new media's reliance on conventions of old media, such as the rectangular frame and mobile camera, and shows how new media works create the illusion of reality, address the viewer, and represent space. He also analyzes categories and forms unique to new media, such as interface and database."

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

New DVDs this week

The following DVDs are on display from 22 March to 5 February - 2017

If you would like to borrow any of them when they come off display, please see library staff. Otherwise click on the call number links to check the library catalogue


Vernon Ah Kee @ Nas 1 March 2017

Artist Vernon Ah Kee discusses his exhibition not an animal or a plant at the National Art School Gallery and reflects on the 1967 referendum: what it meant for him and his family and what has changed 50 years on.

This exhibition, Ah Kee’s largest to date, is a thought-provoking portrait of black and white political issues, attitudes and ideologies. The project marks the 50th anniversary of the 1967 referendum in Australia which recognised Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and included them in the census. 2017 also marks Ah Kee’s 50th birthday. When he was born in far north Queensland he was not counted as a citizen. 























700.5/NATI AHKE 


1000 masterworks: Impressionism

1,000 Masterpieces from the Great Museums of the World is one of the most successful TV series about art. The original, with improved image quality, takes us on a fascinating journey through the history of art. Comprehensively illustrated and compellingly presented – the well-known authors of five short art surveys provide a deeper insight into the masterpieces of painting.

In 1874, a group of artists nicknamed the Impressionists scandalized Paris with its first exhibition. The spirit of these young en plein air painters, who declared that the essence of their art was about capturing the impression of the moment in the colourful play of light, was too revolutionary. Cassatt, Caillebotte, Liebermann, Kroyer and Edelfelt represented a worldwide revolt that ushered in modernism by breaking with conventional ways of seeing the world. (summary taken from naxos)



 
















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759.054/IMPR


From Duchamp to Pop art

The Palette Collection brings together a series of films by Alain Jaubert exploring a selection of major works from various periods in the history of painting. Thanks to the latest techniques in video animation, the secrets of the paintings are revealed and discovering art becomes an enjoyable adventure.

KLEIN "Anthropometrie de l'epoque bleue" (1960)
WARHOL "Ten Lizes" (1963)
DUCHAMP "Nude Descending a Staircase n° 2" (1912) (image and summary from DVD warehouse)






















709.4/FROM


The Impressionists with Tim Marlow

The Impressionists and their circle have become the international superstars of Western painting. The works of Manet, Monet, Renoir, Degas, Toulouse-Lautrec, Cezanne, Gauguin and Van Gogh appear everywhere and are well loved by the public and academics alike.

But whilst their popularity is greater than ever, it is easy to forget the revolutionary nature of the Impressionists' art. They broke away from tradition not only in their technique - by using touches of colour to capture movement and light - but in their subject matter too, depicting ordinary people at work and leisure.

In The Impressionists with Tim Marlow, Tim Marlow takes us on a journey through the great art movement of the late nineteenth-century and explores some of the most beautiful paintings ever created. (image and text from NGUK)























759.054/IMPR


Great artists TWO with Tim Marlow

Great Artists with Tim Marlow: The Collection, a twelve-part series, explores the lives and works of some of art history's most influential great artists, from Piero della Francesca and Holbein to Goya and Constable.

Shot in ten countries, in over forty churches and galleries, Tim Marlow looks in detail at these great artists, their work and the world in which they lived.

With uncomplicated and accessible analysis of some of art history's most famous masterpieces, Great Artists with Tim Marlow: The Collection gets to the bottom of why these artists are considered amongst the greatest of all time.

Great Artists with Tim Marlow: The Collection contains all twelve episodes of the Great Artists Two series:


  • Piero della Francesca
  • Holbein
  • Caravaggio
  • Stubbs
  • Goya
  • David
  • Constable
  • Delacroix
  • Whistler
  • Rodin
  • Cassatt
  • Schiele
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Thursday, 16 March 2017

New Books in March

The following titles will be on display from 16 March - 23 March. If you would like to borrow any of them when they come off display see library staff. Otherwise click on the call number link to check the library catalogue.

Sophie Calle and So Forth
709.2/CALL

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"As multi-faceted as the artist herself, this stunningly illustrated book on Sophie Calle’s recent installations displays her genius for entwining personal experience with universal truth. Throughout her career, the photographer and installation artist Sophie Calle has been creating tableaux that recreate her personal journeys."

The Legacies of Bernard Smith
709.94/SMIT

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" This publication brings together international academics from a range of disciplines to focus on everything Bernard Smith left his mark on: Antipodean and European 'envisioning' of the Pacific, the definition of Australian art, gallery scholarship and public art education, museological practice, art criticism, Australian art biography and local heritage."

William Forsythe: The Fact of Matter
709.2/FORS

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"Over the past four decades, William Forsythe (born 1949) has created for himself a unique dance world, developing groundbreaking ballet choreographies, experimental dance pieces, digital dance scores and site-specific installations that unexpectedly turn viewers into performers themselves."

Elemental an Arts and Ecology Reader
701.03/ELEM
9780993219207: Elemental: An Arts and Ecology Reader
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"Elemental is an 'introductory reader', comprising a unique collection of essays by some of the world's leading artists, activists, curators and writers currently working in the expansive, interdisciplinary field of arts and ecology."

Gerhard Richter: Panorama
709.2/RICH

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"Gerhard Richter is widely regarded as one of the most important painters at work today. He is as well known for his figurative works as he is for his abstract paintings, often combining elements of both in ground-breaking ways. Gerhard Richter: Panorama is the first and most complete overview of Richter's whole career."

Abstract Bodies: Sixties Sculpture in the Expanded Field of Gender
730.973/GETS
9780300196757: Abstract Bodies: Sixties Sculpture in the Expanded Field of Gender
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"Original and theoretically astute, Abstract Bodies is the first book to apply the interdisciplinary field of transgender studies to the discipline of art history. It recasts debates around abstraction and figuration in 1960s art through a discussion of gender’s mutability and multiplicity."

Art Psalms
701.1/GREY

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"The power of art as a transformative path is the theme of this inspiring collection from internationally known artist Alex Grey. Art Psalms combines poems, artwork, and "mystic rants" that fuse imagination, creativity, and spirituality."

A Short History of Modern Philosophy
190/SCRU
9780415267632: A Short History of Modern Philosophy: From Descartes to Wittgenstein (Routledge Classics) (Volume 107)
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"Discover for yourself the pleasures of philosophy! Written both for the seasoned student of philosophy as well as the general reader, the renowned writer Roger Scruton provides a survey of modern philosophy."

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

New DVDs this week

The following DVDs are on display from 15 - 22 March 2017

If you would like to borrow any of them when they come off display, please see library staff. Otherwise click on the call number links to check the library catalogue


'Not an animal or plant' lecture by Vernon Ah Kee at the NAS Gallery

Artist Vernon Ah Kee discusses his exhibition 'not an animal or a plant' at the National Art School Gallery and reflect on the 1967 referendum: what it meant for him and his family and what has changed 50 years on. This exhibition, Ah Kee’s largest to date, is a thought-provoking portrait of black and white political issues, attitudes and ideologies. The project marks the 50th anniversary of the 1967 referendum in Australia which recognised Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and included them in the census. 2017 also marks Ah Kee’s 50th birthday. When he was born in far north Queensland he was not counted as a citizen.Through masterful drawings of his forebears to text-based installations and paintings, Ah Kee delivers provocative investigation of contemporary Australian culture.













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709.94/AHKE


Mr Patterns

 
The art of Papunya Tula, commonly known as “dot painting,” is internationally renowned.  Mr. Patterns tells the story of Geoff Bardon who, together with the Papunya artists, was a catalyst for what many consider one of the greatest art movements of the 20th century.
Posted as an art teacher to the government settlement at Papunya in Australia's Western Desert, the young Bardon found more than 1000 Aboriginal people living in a state of dislocation, their culture being systematically wiped out through 'assimilation'. He encouraged the people to paint their traditional designs using western materials rather than copy European imagery. (image and summary from DER)
















759.994/MIST



First footprints


This 4 part documentary series explores the story of how people arrived and thrived on our continent. With startling new archaeological discoveries revealing how the first Australians adapted, migrated, fought and created in dramatically changing environments. (image and summary taken from abc shop)





















709.9429/FIRS


Up in the sky: Tracey Moffatt in New York

 Moffatt was the first Australian to exhibit at the gallery and her exhibition, Free-Falling, from October 1997 to June 1998, took the New York art world by storm.
"Moffatt explains her influences and intellectual themes, she gives our camera exclusive insight into her thoughts and her daily dealings in New York. Gradually the viewer pieces together her fascinating narratives and come to understand her world and her vision." - Jane Cole. (image and summary taken from Ronin films)





















779.092/MOFF

Two thirds sky

 
A unique cinematic portrait of the heart of Australia, Two Thirds Sky reveals different ways of seeing the Australian desert. It follows the creative journeys of five contemporary artists - Indigenous and non-Indigenous - from blank canvas to finished painting. Peter Sharp, Jenny Sages, Idris Murphy, Judy Watson and Gloria Petyarre...the documentary follows the creative journeys of these contemporary artists from blank canvas to finished painting. Each has a different relationship to the land they paint yet all are attempting to express their identity and sense of belonging through their work, drawing inspiration and meaning from their surroundings. Combined with stunning images of the landscape, this is an unusual insight into the connections between art and place and our changing attitudes to Australia's beautiful yet harsh outback. (image and summary from NFSA)






















759.994/TWO

Thursday, 9 March 2017

New Books in March

The following titles will be on display from 9 Mar - 16 Mar. If you would like to borrow any of them when they come off display see library staff. Otherwise click on the call number link to check the library catalogue.

Three Centuries of American Prints
769.973/NATI
9780500239520: Three Centuries of American Prints
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"Three Centuries of American Prints. From Paul Revere through Andy Warhol and beyond, the book displays 200 prints by 100 artists from every period of American art history."

Mark Kimber
779.092/KIMB
9781743051214: Mark Kimber
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"This book encapsulates the photographic career to date of Mark Kimber, whose track record as an artist has its origins in the early 1980s when, only one year after graduating from art school, six of his prints were collected by the Art Gallery of South Australia."

Willard Boepple Sculpture: The Sense of Things
730.92/BOEP
9781848221369: Willard Boepple Sculpture: The Sense of Things
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"Willard Boepple Sculpture: The Sense of Things surveys the mature work of one of the most original and compelling abstract sculptors working today. The art Boepple has produced since the 1970s focuses on corporeal proportions and allusions, evoking the human body metaphorically rather than via direct figuration."

Decolonizing Nature: Contemporary Art and the Politics of Ecology
701.03/DEMO
9783956790942: T. J. Demos / Decolonizing Nature / Contemporary Art and the Politics of Ecology
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" Demos looks at a variety of aesthetic and political processes engaging the pressing threats of climate change, global warming and environ- mental destruction by artists such as Ursula Biemann and Paulo Tavares, whose video and mixed-media installation, Forest Law, investigates the damaged soils in the Ecuadoran Amazon by decades of oil extraction."

Elmer Bischoff: The ethics of Paint
759.13/BISC
9780520230422: Elmer Bischoff: The Ethics of Paint
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"Elmer Bischoff (1916-1991) is generally regarded as one of the leaders among the artists in the San Francisco Bay Area who, after contributing to the local emergence of Abstract Expressionism during the 1940s and 50s, shifted the terms of their spectacularly sensuous brushwork to recognizable imagery."

The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics
111.85/ROUT

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"The third edition of the acclaimed Routledge Companion to Aesthetics contains over sixty chapters written by leading international scholars covering all aspects of aesthetics."

Janet Venn-Brown: A Life in Art
759.994/VENN

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"Venn-Brown has exhibited her work widely, but her paintings have never been collected so comprehensively as they are in Peter Manning’s richly illustrated book. Celebrating her life and work – her 40 years in Rome, her evolution as an artist, her political engagement and travels in the Middle East, and her recent return to Australia – this book is an important biography of an intrepid and passionate artist."

Artistic Research Methodology
707.2/HANN

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"Artistic Research Methodology argues for artistic research as a context-aware and historical process that works inside-in, beginning and ending with acts committed within an artistic practice."

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Art Prizes for March

Hazelhurst Art On Paper Award, The Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Bay of Fires Art Prize, ‘NOW’ Shoalhaven Contemporary Art Prize,  Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize, Hunters Hill Art Prize, Sculpture by the Sea, Kilgour Prize, Lethbridge 10000


Hazelhurst Art On Paper Award 2017

1 Jan 2017 - 17 Mar 2017
Details and submission form for Hazelhurst Art On Paper Award 2017.
With prizes totalling $26 000 the biennial Hazelhurst Art Award showcases outstanding art created with, on or about paper. Artists compete for the $15 000 major award, the $5000 Emerging Artist Award, the $5000 Friend's of Hazelhurst Local Artist Award, and the $1000 People's Choice Award. The exhibition will present a diverse range of paper media and industry techniques, including drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture, paper cuts and video.
Entries close Friday 17 March 2017. A list of finalists whose work has been selected for the exhibition will appear on the Hazelhurst website on Monday 10 April. Finalists will be exhibited at Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre from 20 May to 16 July 2017.
The entry fee is $45 per artwork. There are no size restrictions for works entered into Art on Paper.
Please note: Entries must be submitted online. Entries will not be accepted if entered by post or email.

The Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2017

The Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2017 is a national contemporary acquisitive award presented by Sunshine Coast Council. The Award is open to any artist who is an Australian resident, working in a 2D medium.
Forty finalists will be selected for exhibition at the Caloundra Regional Gallery and the winning work will be added to the Sunshine Coast Art Collection.
Prizes
Major Prize – $25,000 cash
Sponsored by Audi Centre Sunshine Coast and Sunshine Coast Council
Highly Commended Prize – $5,000 cash
Sponsored by De Deyne Family
People’s Choice Prize – $2,500 cash
Sunshine Coast Art Prize Residency
Presented by Montville Country Cabins and Caloundra Regional Gallery
Key dates
Entries open: Wednesday 8 February
Entries close: Friday 31 March
Exhibition dates: Thursday 17 August to Sunday 8 October
Official Opening and winners announced: Thursday 31 August, 6.00 pm
Exhibition venue: Caloundra Regional Gallery

Bay of Fires Art Prize

You are invited to enter the 2017 Bay of Fires Art Prize to be held on 10th June (Queen’s Birthday long weekend).  This prestigious prize offers a $20,000 first prize.  The finalists’ works will be exhibited at Tidal Waters Resort.  A People’s Choice prize of $1,000 sponsored by St Helens Supa IGA and an Encouragement Award or $500 voucher for art materials from Artery will also be awarded.  The Bay of Prize Art Prize is acquisitive.  The People’s Choice prize is non-acquisitive.
Your entry may be submitted on-line or you may post your entry if you prefer.
The theme for the Bay of Fires Art Prize 2017 continues: "Our Island Inheritance"
Judges
The judges for the 2017 prize will be Luke Sciberras, acclaimed artist from New South Wales, Dr Mary Knights, Senior Art Curator for the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery and Professor Su Baker, Director of the Victorian College of the Arts.


‘NOW’ Shoalhaven Contemporary Art Prize

Artists are invited to enter work in the 2017 Jervis Bay and Basin Arts Inc. ‘NOW’ Shoalhaven
Contemporary Art Prize. The closing date for entries is close of business Tuesday, 3rd April 2017. An
exhibition of selected works will be held in the Shoalhaven City Arts Centre & Regional Gallery from
20th May to the 8th July. The official launch event will be Saturday 20th May at 12 noon where the
prize winners will be announced. Selected works will need to be delivered to the Shoalhaven City
Arts Centre & Regional Gallery on Monday 15th May and picked up on Monday 10th July 2017.
Significant prizes with a combined value of over $6000 are offered. Prizes will be awarded to works
of excellence in three categories listed below. Work can be in any medium.
This Art competition is open to JBBArts members and other interested artists. Conditions apply and
artists are asked to read these carefully before completing and returning the entry form with
appropriate supplementary material.
Space in the exhibiting gallery is limited and not all works will be accepted for display. In particular
the space can only support a small number of audio-visual works.
PRIZES (combined value of over $6000)
Major Prize: Shoalhaven Contemporary Art Prize
Second Prize: JBBArts Member Contemporary Art Prize
Third Prize: Emerging Artists Prize

Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize

Applications are now open.
Designed to attract some of Australia’s finest contemporary artists and high calibre works, the inaugural Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize and exhibition was first held in 2003 at Bendigo Art Gallery.
Every two years the Gallery invites artists to submit entries for the Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize. The most outstanding work as judged by the selection panel is awarded an acquisitive cash prize of $50,000. The Prize was initiated by Mr Allen Guy C.B.E (1917-2007) in honour of his brother Arthur Guy (1914-1945).

Arthur Guy was born in Melbourne on 24 November 1914, the first son for Arthur and Catherine Guy. He was the only and elder sibling of Allen Rupert Guy. Arthur was educated at Camp Hill State School in Bendigo and then at Ballarat Grammar School. He enlisted in the Royal Australian Air Force in a signals unit and served in New Guinea. On 14 February 1945, aged 30, he was on a biscuit bomber mission when his plane was shot down near Lae. He is buried in the Lae War Memorial Cemetery.

Works from the shortlisted artists will be on display at Bendigo Art Gallery in the Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize exhibition from 17 June – 20 August 2017.  The 2017 winner will be announced at the exhibition’s opening on Friday 16 June 2017.

Hunters Hill Art Prize

The Hunters Hill Art Exhibition has since 1955 been a constant feature on the Sydney Art calendar. This Exhibition brings together a diverse array of artists and styles. Displayed annually is a visual feast, with 350 artworks curated in 3 historic venues.
The Exhibition program will once again include the Pop-Up Galleries, Festival Weekend, Art|History Tours and more.
Hunters Hill Art Prize - $8,000
Open to all entries - a painting, drawing, sculpture or similar in any medium
(please refer to terms and conditions - excludes digitally created and photography).
Hunters Hill Smaller Works Prize - $1,000
Painting, drawing or similar up to and no larger than A 4, or 29.7 x 21 cm (Painted Area - frames may be larger).
Nora Heysen Award - $1000 + Weekend artist retreat to Hahndorf S.A.
Open to female artists who are residents of Hunters Hill Municipality only.
HHAE 2017: IMPORTANT DATES
Entry Forms due by: Friday 14 April 2017

Sculpture by the Sea

We are now accepting applications for the 21st Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi to be staged along the spectacular 2km coastal walk from Bondi beach to Tamarama beach in Sydney, Australia from October 19 – November 5, 2017.
Please note the following deadlines: Online Applications: Midnight, Sunday 9 April
Hard Copy Applications: 5pm, Friday 7 April
BONDI 2017 CURATORIAL PANEL:
We are pleased to announce the Curatorial panel for Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2017 as:
• Dr Malcom Bywaters, Director, Academy Gallery, University of Tasmania, Australia;
• Dr. Michael Hill, Head of Art History & Theory, National Art School, Sydney, Australia;
• Professor Sui Jianguo, Artist & former Head of Sculpture, Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing, China; and
• Dr. Nien Schwarz, Artist & Senior Lecturer, School of Communications and Arts, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia.
AWARDS & SUBSIDIES INCLUDE
The Aqualand Sculpture Award of $60,000
Three Helen Lempriere Scholarships of $30,000 each open to Australian sculptors
Three Clitheroe Foundation Mentorships of $10,000 for young emerging Australian sculptors
The Wallace Foundation New Zealand Sculptor Award for a New Zealand artist of NZ$7,000
The Dick Bett Memorial Invitation for a Tasmanian artist of $5,000

KILGOUR PRIZE

In 1987, artist Jack Kilgour bequeathed funds for the creation of a major figurative and portrait art competition to be run in perpetuity at Newcastle Art Gallery. Today, the KILGOUR PRIZE is one of Australia's major art prizes, and awards $50,000 for the most outstanding work of art as determined by a panel of three judges, and $5,000 for the People's Choice Award, as determined by votes from the public.
Represented in the Newcastle Art Gallery collection, as well as state and national collections, Kilgour was known for his academic modernism and subjects include urban landscapes and figurative compositions. His contemporaries included Jean Bellette, William Dobell, Paul Haefliger and Eric Wilson. He and his wife Nancy Kilgour also established a significant artistic partnership.
All entries will be assessed by a panel of three selectors comprising two independent judges from the arts sector and Lauretta Morton, Manager, Newcastle Art Gallery.


Lethbridge 10000

The Lethbridge Gallery has established a strong reputation for exhibiting works demonstrating exceptional detail and creativity. With the intention of fostering the next generation of artists, Lethbridge Gallery initiated the Lethbridge 10000.

Now in its eighth year, this exciting art competition is open to national and international artists for small-scale artworks. Entrants may submit paintings, drawings, photographs and all 2D artworks up to 61cm (24 inches) in height or width. The Judging is based on three equally evaluated criteria of creativity, originality and skill with the winner receiving $10 000 prize money.

We are pleased to announce the Art Shed Brisbane is continuing their support this year by sponsoring the Commended Prizes. This will comprise of five $300 vouchers for art materials at the Art Shed Brisbane.
KEY DATES
Entries Close      28 April 2017
Finalists announced        15 May 2017
Exhibition dates                9 June 2017 - 18 June 2017
Winner announced         10 June 2017
website:  http://www.brettlethbridge.com/10000/10000.php



Thursday, 2 March 2017

New Books in March

The following titles are on display from 2 Mar - 9 Mar. If you would like to borrow any of them when they come off display see library staff. Otherwise click on the call number link to check the library catalogue.

Louise Hearman
759.994/HEAR
Louise Hearman Catalogue
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"This exhibition is the first major museum survey of Australian painter Louise Hearman, featuring painting and drawings from across her more than 25-year practice. The Melbourne-based artist is best known for her dark dream-like paintings where things are never quite as they seem."

Barbara Kruger
709.2/KRUG
9780847833252: Barbara Kruger
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"A seminal volume celebrating the career of influential American artist Barbara Kruger, made in collaboration with the artist."

Patricia Piccinini: Nearly Beloved
709.2/PICC
Patricia Piccinini
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"This book shows how the artist's concern for the present state of human life on Earth combines with her futuristic imagination to produce art that challenges the way we relate to and understand the everyday world."

Feminism a Graphic Guide
305.42/JENA
9781848311213: Introducing Feminism: A Graphic Guide
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"The term 'feminism' came into English usage around the 1890s, but women's conscious struggle to resist discrimination and sexist oppression goes much further back. This completely new and updated edition of "Introducing Feminism" surveys the major developments that have affected women's lives from the 17th century to the present day. "Introducing Feminism" is an invaluable reference book for anyone seeking the story of how feminism reconfigured the world for women and men alike."

Helen Geier
709.2/GEIE
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Peter Haynes looks at the span of work produced by the internationally acclaimed artist Helen Geier over the past 40 years.

Nora Heysen: Light and Life
759.994/HEYS
Hans Heysen: Into The Light: Hylton, Jane &
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"This very special book looks at a notable career spanning seven decades, during which the artist painted some of Australia's most outstanding self-portraits, became Australia's first female war artist, and was the first woman to win the prestigious Archibald Prize."

Gwen John
759.2/JOHN
9781849762748: Gwen John: British Artists Series
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"Gwen John was an artist with a singular vision, one whose intense gaze produced some of the most beguiling and atmospheric paintings of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Often unfairly thought of as a recluse, this concise survey of her life and work places her at the artistic heart of London and Paris. A seminal figure within these groups, her work is reappraised in that context and explored in terms of the alliances and differences John had with her contemporaries."

The Feminine Mystique
305.4/FRIE
9780141192055: The Feminine Mystique (Penguin Modern Classics)
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"When Betty Friedan produced The Feminine Mystique in 1963, she could not have realized how the discovery and debate of her contemporaries' general malaise would shake up society. Victims of a false belief system, these women were following strict social convention by loyally conforming to the pretty image of the magazines, and found themselves forced to seek meaning in their lives only through a family and a home. Friedan's controversial book about these women - and every woman - would ultimately set Second Wave feminism in motion and begin the battle for equality.