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The critic as advocate : selected essays, 1941-1988 / Bernard Smith
Bib ID 944495
Format BookBook
Author
Smith, Bernard, 1916-2011
 
Description Melbourne ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989 
x, 389 p. : ill. ; 21 cm. 
ISBN 0195530292
Summary

Selection of critical essays in which Bernard Smith discusses Australian art between 1940 and 1988. Includes discussion of art with Aboriginal themes by artists Arthur and David Boyd. Includes references to the influence of Aboriginal art on artists Margaret Preston and Ian Fairweather. Illustrations include "Aborigines in Fitzroy" by Josl Bergner p. 27.

Notes

On cover: subtitle has selected essays, 1948-1988.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Painting, Australian -- 20th century.  |  Art criticism -- Australia -- 20th century -- History.  |  Art - Artists - Non-Indigenous.  |  Race relations - Representation - Art.

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