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Christanto, D. They give evidence, 1997

On the march

  I went into the AGNSW recently to stand amongst the many sad people in Dadang Christanto’s work, They give evidence. This is the kind of work I love—its visually evocative and emotionally powerful. A group of men and women, life-size stand in file in the Asian gallery. Cast in fibreglass, they give the impression of being carved from stone—immobile
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Cascoigne, R. Then suddenly the lake. 1995.

Suddenly the lake – Rosalie Gascoigne

While at the NGA in Canberra recently, I went to the second floor so I could see the lake. Not much surpasses the experience of looking at Rosalie Gascoigne’s Suddenly the lake, especially since I had driven down to Canberra the day before and by the time we passed Lake George it was well and truly dark. Didn’t matter, better to see it
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