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art monthlyAUSTRALIA

264 October 2013

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Cover: Vivienne Westwood Ready-to-Wear Collection Fall/ Winter 1993 ('Rocking horse shoes'); image courtesy the FIDM Museum at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising,

Los Angeles; photo: Michel Arnaud; showing in Modern Love: Fashion Visonaries from the FIDM Museum LA, Bendigo Art Gallery,

26 October 2013 to 2 February 2014

Back cover: Gianni Versace Ready-to-Wear Collection Spring/ Summer 1994; image courtesy of FIDM Museum at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Los Angeles, CA; Gift of Arnaud Associates; photo: Michel Arnaud; showing in Modern Love: Fashion Visonaries from the FIDM Museum LA, Bendigo Art Gallery,

26 October 2013 to 2 February 2014.

3 editorial 5 AMble 9 Bodie s in the Water

DE SMOND MANDERSON 13 Cr ash: the Art of Therese Ritchie

JO ANNA BARRKMAN 17 Con vivial futures: the relational art of Ruark Lewis IAN Mclean 20 Rod Moss, Anatomy Lesson — You.Me.Us kieran finane 25 War Paint: Protest & Social Activism in the works of Geoff Todd walton 31 Critical Mass: My Country, I Still Call Australia Home, GoMA ruben alas 35 Against the grain: the 30th NATSIAA's & Salon des Refusés maurice o'riordan 39 Dark Portals: Sera Waters

SHERIDAN COLEMAN 43 Collectiv e action: environmentalism in contemporary art wiliamson 44 Through a landscape: Fleurieu Art Prize 2013

MICHAEL ZAVROS, KAREN PARIS &maurice o'riordan 49 A few notes on abstraction, and landscape gren 50 En plein air: artistic exchange at Ikuntji/Haasts Bluff

CHRISHON A SCHMIDT 52 Sally Simp son — Precipice

K IM MAHOOD 54 artnotes

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Inside front cover Art Monthly Print Sale Inside back cover City of Joondalup

ANU School of Art 4 Amazigh Cultural Tours Morocco 19 Art Almanac 51 Art Gallery of Ballarat 2 Artspace Mackay 30 ArtsView 42

Bendigo Art Gallery 30 Blacktown Arts Centre 23 Capital Arts Patrons Organisation 12 Chan Contemporary Art Space 4 Charles Nodrum Gallery 46 City of Joondalup 2 Fleurieu Art Prize 30 Flinders University City Gallery 19 Fremantle Arts Centre 30 Geelong Gallery 16 Gippsland Art Gallery 24 Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery 24

McClelland Gallery + Sculpture Park 24 + 54 National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA) 15 National Exhibitions Touring Support (Vic) (NETS) 45 Red Gate Gallery, Beijing 53 Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery 41 Tweed River Art Gallery 53 Wagga Wagga Art Gallery 29 Wollongong City Gallery 24

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