Critic and painters stouch, but people will keep on painting.
Photochemical film is on the verge of extinction. Tacita Dean, one of Britain's foremost artists, shows "FILM," an homage to her expiring medium. At ACCA till Nov 24.
Grayson Perry won the Turner Prize in 2003 with ceramic works; Stephen Benwell is better. And he has achieved something original, new and true with his naked little men. At Heide till Nov 10.
I’ve been a couple of times to see the NGV’s self-portrait exhibition, Naked Face. Christopher Allen in the Australian totally trashed the show. On the catalogue: “Gerard Vaughan, the gallery’s director, describes Vivien Gaston’s catalogue text as inspiring … The writing is dull, peppered with cliches and seldom even perceptive, let alone thought-provoking.” Paragraph 5 […]