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W H Chong  — Culture Mulcher

W H Chong

Culture Mulcher

W. H. Chong is a book designer and artist. He is Design Director at Text Publishing, and a founding member of ABDA (Australian Book Designers Association). His work can be seen at whchong.com. His instagram is @ w.h.chong

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Ladies and Gentlemen, Ai Weiwei Won’t Shut Up

Ladies and Gentlemen, Ai Weiwei Won’t Shut Up

April 1, 2016

Andy Warhol was an art giant — is Ai Weiwei just standing on his shoulders, or on an altogether different planet?

Whistler’s Mom & Other Marketing Exaggerations

Whistler’s Mom & Other Marketing Exaggerations

March 24, 2016 2 Comments

The most famous mother in art history comes to the NGV. How good is it?

Dear Your Eminence Cardinal Pell

Dear Your Eminence Cardinal Pell

March 4, 2016 6 Comments

At the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

And the Oscar goes to…plodding investigative journalism! Yeeeahh!!

And the Oscar goes to…plodding investigative journalism! Yeeeahh!!

February 29, 2016 1 Comment

Finally, unflashy is recognized.

Talking About Bowie

Talking About Bowie

January 15, 2016

Encountering Bowie for the first time as children.

A reader’s progress: Blyton, the bush, Randolph Stow and Oxford

A reader’s progress: Blyton, the bush, Randolph Stow and Oxford

November 28, 2015

A brief bush Bildungsroman: indefatigable reader Jim Morgan traces his evolution as reader.

A Little Defence of Bridge of Spies

A Little Defence of Bridge of Spies

October 30, 2015

When did Steven Speilberg become Norman Rockwell? When did Tom Hanks become Jimmy Stewart?

How to Paint a Novelist: Michelle de Kretser

How to Paint a Novelist: Michelle de Kretser

October 20, 2015

A painter's notes on making a portrait. Plus, see the author speak about her writing and her portrait, in front of the picture at the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra.

Magda Szubanski: a famous daughter and her father’s past

Magda Szubanski: a famous daughter and her father’s past

September 29, 2015

Indefatigable reader, Jim Morgan, admires Magda Szubanski's startling memoir.

Sex, Private Life and the Photographer

Sex, Private Life and the Photographer

September 11, 2015

Self-exposing imagery — it's everywhere! But see how an artist makes nakedness beautiful inside and out. Plus, an instant beach classic.