Home' Art and Australia : Vol 30 No 1 Spring 1992 Contents FROM THE PUBLISHER
In the lasl twelve months, Fin e Arts Press (publisher of ART and Australia) has
changed dramatically,Jmm a sma!!, specialized Australian pu/Jlisher, into a
dynamic part oj the international publishing group, Gordon and Breach. To you,
our subscribers and readers, this means that ART and Australia now has the
ability to expand its conten!. For adverlisers, the benefi/5 indude access 10 new
and international markets
The founding publisher, Sam Ure-Smith , continues his association with the
Company as a publishing consul rant.
J would /ihe to announce the appointment of Dinah Dysart as sale editor oj
ART and Australia, effective from the next issue. Formerly, Dinah was director
oj Galleries and Museums, National Trust oj Australia (NSW) and co-editor oj
ART and Australia with Leon Paroissien. Leon will assume the title of senior
adviser /0 ART and Australia. Under Dinahs direction, our dedicated team wi!l
continue to offer subscribers, readers and advertisers superbly i!lustrated and
from March 1993 issue, ART and Australia will be published with an
additional, separately bound supplement, dedicated to the traditional and
contemporary fine art ofour ASia/Pacific neighbours.
And fina!!y, this issue presents Ihe new look ART and Australia. 1hope that
you enjoy the fi rst of Ihe design changes planned for the magazine. We have been
careful not to compromise either the quality or quantity of i!lustrations or text for
which the journal is renowned. As always, we welcome your comments
Our aim is to salisfy you - our readers and advertisers - in an on-going effort
to be not only Australias best-selling art journal but the most Widely read,
studied and enjoyed.
Eros The. god of love.; Cupid.
Erotic 1, Of or pertaining to the sexual passion;
treating of love; amatory.
2. A doctrine or science of love
Erotica n. Erotic art or literature.
Eroticism adv. spirit or character
Obscene Offensive to modesty or decency;
expreSSing or suggest ing lewd thoughts
Phallic Of or relating to the phallus or phaHtsm ;
symbolical of the generative power in nature.
Pornographic Of, or pertaining to, or of the nature
of pornography; dealing in the obscene.
Pornograph y I. The expression or suggestion of
obs.ccne or unchaste subjects in literature or an
2. The representation. without aesthetic or
sociological justification, of sexual acts with an
intrusive vividness. which offends commonly
accepted standards of decency
Sensual Of or pertaining to the senSC5 or physical
Sex The males or females (esp. of the human race)
viewed collectively. 2, Quality in respect of being
male or female. 3. The distinction between male
and female in general
Sexual 1. Of or pertaining to sex or the attribute of
beingeithe.r male or female, 2. Pertaining to sex as
concerned in generation or in the processes
connected with thiS; or or pertaining to the organs
of sex. ), Relative to the physical intercourse
between the sexes or the gratification of sexual
Sexuality 1. The quality of being sexual or having
sex. 2. Possession of sexual powers. or capabi lny of
sexual feelings ), Recognition of or preoccupation
with what is sexual.
DefiMions from The Snorter Oxford English
Dictionary, Oxford UmvcrsiLy Press 1973, Oxford.
This l,SUt wntai"s s(Xual material of an fxpJidl nature
which some readas may find offenSive, Pa"ntal gLlidul1[f
is r(wmmcl1dedfor rfoders under the age of fightall
37 The Art of Seduction: Rubens ond the
41 Close to the Bone : The Autobiography
of Vicki Myers
42 Exhi bition Commentary:
Pub lic Ga!leries
44 Reaching a New Audience :
Arts Policy Change in Queensland
46 Art at the Adelaide Festiva l
49 Tributes : Jack Manton,
96 Print Forum
98 Art Market
100 Exhibition Commentary:
Pr ivate Ga!leries
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50 Eroticis m and Sexual Imagery in
54 The Artist as lady-ki!ler : a glance ot
erotica and the nude in the colonial
60 Interpreting Erotic ism
67 Death and Eroticism in the Anzac
75 The Stripped Rother tha n the Teased :
Richard Larter and Eroticism
80 She'sAs Fine As Fine Can Be: Mike
Brown ' s Mary-Lou , 1961-1964
86 Sexuality in the work of Six
Contemporary Women Painters
92 The Sacred and the Profane : Eroticism
and Mysticism in the art of Dole Fronk
118 Whot' s on this Spring : Ga!lery
li sti ng s Art Directory: Competitions,
SPRING 1992 Volume 30 Number 1
Art QU(u..,rty ISSN 0004·301 X
Mtlmber Aud it Bur eov of Circvkmon.
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