Special Hocken exhibition for recently acquired art
Contemporary art acquired by the Hocken Library over the past five years will be showcased at a new exhibition launching on Friday (August 31), entitled Picture This: Recently Acquired Art.
Speaking sticks and moving targets
New works by Shane Cotton The Hanging Sky brings together Shane Cotton's skyscapes from the past five years. But the core of the exhibition is a big group of freshly made works of art. Senior curator Justin Paton first saw them in completed form during the show's installation in Brisbane. Here he describes his encounters with a body of work 'at once beautiful, aggressive, protective and evasive.'
Back to the Future with Shane Cotton
Writers plagiarise themselves all the time, but they don’t always admit it. It’s tempting to do. Sometimes a sentence is just so good it deserves repetition (or so you think, enamoured by the sound of your own voice). And there are only so many ways you can say the same thing if you are writing…