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The Shilo project, 2009–10

‘The Shilo project’ was an art exhibition born in an opportunity shop on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula. There I found two copies of Neil Diamond’s 1970 album Shilo. On one sleeve, the connect-the-dots portrait of Neil Diamond on the cover had been completed; the other was unblemished. Driving home, it occurred to me that it would […]

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Jon Cattapan: possible histories, 2008

This book traces the art of Jon Cattapan —from Dadaist grotesquerie and surrealist erotica of his student days to current explorations of global information flows and urbanism. Written in close collaboration with the artist, the book contains extensive artist interviews and statements drawn from the 1970s through to the present, as well as numerous illustrations […]

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Linda Marrinon: let her try 2007

In Linda Marrinon: let her try, Chris McAuliffe explores the motivations and development of one of Australia’s most innovative and idiosyncratic artists. Since she first exhibited in 1983 Linda Marrinon has defied both expectations and definitions. She was at first embraced by the art world elite; critics, curators and collectors flocked to her shows. But […]

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