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Perils of the studio : inside the artistic affairs of bohemian Melbourne / Alex Taylor
Bib ID 4281852
Format BookBook
Author
Taylor, Alex
 
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Description North Melbourne, Vic. : Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2007 
vii, 215 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 26 cm. 
ISBN 9781740971492
1740971493
Summary

"Focusing on Melbourne's inner-city bohemia, including the famous Grosvenor Chambers at 9 Collins Street, this book is the first major work to examine the role of the studio in Australian art."--Dust jacket.

Full contents
  • Machine derived contents note: 1. The Lives of Number Nine 7
  • Speculating on culture . A place for artists - Beyond Grosvenor Chambers
  • 2. Constructing Bohemia 35
  • Trilby, Trilby, Trilby - Daubers and shirkers . Beerhemians and Bookworms
  • 3. Surviving the Interior 61
  • Longing for the bush . Light, light, more light! - Looks like a tart's place . Masculinity salvaged
  • - Separate spheres
  • 4. Model Behaviour 103
  • Studio flatterers . The den of iniquity . The new model
  • 5. Studio Visitors 135
 
Notes

"State Library of Victoria".

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Artists' studios -- Victoria -- Melbourne.  |  Artists -- Victoria -- Melbourne -- Biography.  |  Authors, Australian -- Victoria -- Melbourne -- 20th century -- Biography.  |  Bohemianism -- Victoria -- Melbourne -- History.  |  Melbourne (Vic.) -- Intellectual life.
Other authors/contributors State Library of Victoria

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