What a pisser! Lazy post. Sorry.

7 01 2013
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Marcel Duchamp, ‘Fountain’. Image via tate.org.

More to come on more things. Soon. I promise. In the meantime, here’s a link to an article I wrote for The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald, ‘Expertise Goes Down the Drain’. Hope it’s good for what ails ye. Highlight for me? It gave the editors an excuse to publish a gigantic urinal across two pages in the Insight section of the paper.

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Are Australian Universities “letting Australian art down”?

24 03 2011

Presented without prejudice… a link to an opinion piece written by Nicky McWilliam , director of Eva Breuer Art Dealer in Sydney, and published today in the Sydney Morning Herald. In it, Nicky, who has stepped into her late mother’s formidable shoes and is now running what has been one of Australia’s most successful secondary market dealerships, bemoans what she sees as the lack of formal training in Australian art history at a tertiary level.

Due to my sometime association with the University of Melbourne, I suppose I have a horse of sorts in this particular race. Read the rest of this entry »