Poster, collage, Oz, censorship
Late 20th century Sydney artist. Sharp's 1964 cartoon "The Word Spread Round the Arms", published in "Oz" was seen to breach the Obscene and Indecent Publications Act and resulted in charges being laid against Sharp and his editors. Later, after reprising his antipodean success with the London edition of "Oz", ... read more.
Deborah Kelly. Deborah Kelly began making socially engaged artwork in 1983. Her collaborative projects include boat-people.org and the prize-winning public artwork series Hey, hetero!, created with Tina Fiveash. Her work Beware of the God - commissioned by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, and first shown in 2005 - was reiterated for the 2008 Singapore Biennale.
Deborah Klein. A printmaker whose woodblock and linocut prints have been widely published. Klein was Highly Commended in the 1996 Silk Cut Acquisitive Award for Linocut Prints. Her contribution to 'Alice 125', the 1990 exhibition celebrating Lewis Carroll's 'Alice in Wonderland' was a series of 29 woodblocks exploring the idea of 'the innocent abroad' - a tribute to two friends who died overseas.
Brad Miller. Brad Miller has typically manipulated found images and sound to create single channel video and multi-channel interactive works exploring memory and associations.
Alfred Oakley. A photographic artist and daguerrean who worked professionally as a photographer, Alfred Oakley, also known as Alfred Oakey, worked in Melbourne's Bourke St in the late nineteenth century.
Darren Sylvester. Sylvester's multi-disciplinary artistic practice encompasses photography, video, sculpture, text and painting. His choreographed photographic images are rendered with intense, glossy clarity. Themes in his work include relationships, emotions, urban alienation and the passing of time..
James Farrell. Farrell designed a pedestal chair with the seat formed from Perspex for Module and Company, Fairfield NSW ca.1970.
Peter Robinson. Robinson is a furniture designer developing tubular steel furniture for Robmac and Company, Bankstown NSW ca.1972.
Norman Archibald. Archibald is a furniture designer active ca.1973 developing furniture of Nore Furniture Pty Ltd, Bayswater, Victoria.
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