Why Your Five Year Old Could Not Have Done That: Modern Art Explained
Why Your 5 Year Old Could Not Have Done That is best-selling author Susie Hodges passionate and persuasive argument against the most common disparaging remark levelled at modern art. In this enjoyable and thought-provoking book, she examines 100 works of art that have attracted critical and public hostility, from artists including Cy Twombly, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Tracey Emin, and explains how they are actually inspired and logical extensions of the ideas of their time. She explains how such notorious works of art occupy a unique niches in the history of ideas, both showing influences of past artists and themselves influencing subsequent artists. With illustrations of works, Hodge places each work in its cultural context to present an unforgettable vision of modern art. This book will give you an understanding of the ways in which modern art differs from the realistic works of earlier centuries, transforming as well as informing your gallery visits for years to come.19.7cm x 14cm
Dorothy Napangardi: Dancing Up Country
Dancing up country: the art of Dorothy Napangardi presented a selection of paintings focusing on Dorothy Napangardi’s career from 1991 to 2002. These paintings were based around the Women’s Dreaming,...
They Are Meditating
Since the 1950s the practice of bark painting has responded to new contexts and has become increasingly pertinent to the outside world. During this period, the generation of painters most...
Volume One: MCA Collection
Volume One: MCA Collection features over 280 works by more than 170 Australian artists drawn from a period of acquisitions which began with the constitution of the MCA in May...