Author(s): Jeffrey Makin
Well known artist Jeffrey Makin has also served as an art critic over more than three decades, reviewing significant national and international exhibitions in major public galleries. He has also followed the careers of notable Australian artists and their exhibitions in the private gallery system throughout the nation.
This book is divided into fifteen sections, each of which explores a separate theme with more than 150 reviews of the artists whose works fall into the totality of these categories. The sections include 'European Visions', 'Female Sensibilities', 'In the Abstract', 'Real and Surreal' and others related to figuration, drawing, printmaking, sculpture and landscape painting. Taken as a whole, this book provides a unique survey of Australian art, from a painter-critic’s perspective.