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Author Smith, Bernard, 1916-2011.

Title The antipodean manifesto : essays in art and history / Bernard Smith
Published Melbourne ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1976


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Description vii, 222 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Art and Antipodes: The artist's vision of Australia -- The Antipodean Manifesto -- Coleridge's 'Ancient mariner' and Cook's second voyage
Art and artists: Noel Counihan -- Eric Wilson -- The English portraits of William Dobell -- Henry Moore -- Sali Herman -- Charles Doutney -- Arthur Boyd -- Image and meaning in recent painting
Art and history: History and the visual arts -- The celebration of transcience -- William Morris and the twentieth century -- Art and industry: a systematic approach
Issues: The social role of the art museum -- Comments on style change and criticism in sydney in 1947 -- The myth of isolation -- Sir Herbert Read and the power bequest -- On perceiving the Australian suburb -- The Whitlam Government and the visual arts
Summary Selection of essays and articles written by Bernard Smith since ca.1945
Analysis Art
Art and history
Art, Australian
Art - History and criticism
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Art and history.
Art criticism -- Australia.
Art -- History and criticism.
Art -- History.
Art -- Australia.
Art, Australian.
Artists -- Australia.
Artists, Aboriginal Australian.
History in art.
Genre/Form Art.
LC no. 76377507
ISBN 0195504771
0195504836 (paperback)