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Author Gregory, John (A. John)

Title Carnival in suburbia : the art of Howard Arkley / John Gregory
Published Cambridge ; Port Melbourne, Vic. : Cambridge University Press, 2006


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Description x, 214 pages : color illustrations, portraits ; 35 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Carnival In Suburbia: The Art Of Howard Arkley -- Introduction -- Suburbia and its Discontents -- The Heroism of Suburban Life -- The Arkley Myth and the Legend of Dot -- Un-Homes? -- The Instant Decorator -- Fabricated Rooms -- Metropolis -- Pattern and Repetition -- Opening the Doors to Ornamentation -- ¿Functional Objects¿ and Pure Pattern (1980-81) -- 3-D Magic -- Tattooing, Graffiti and Wallpaper -- The Moiré Effect -- Shopping and Sampling -- Spot the Difference -- ¿A Type of Bliss¿ ¿ Observations on Colour (and Line) -- Doodling and Drawing -- White (+ Black) -- The Art of Colour -- Grey Power (Late Colour) -- Arkley and his Sources -- Danger! Bricoleur at Work -- Comic Capers and Jolly Japes -- Howard Arkley¿s Virtual Oeuvre (Or, the Pictures He -- Never Painted) -- Houses and City Images -- Furniture Projects and Installations -- (iii) Faces and Figures -- The Collaborative Instinct -- Hommage, Parody or Pastiche? -- Partners and Assistants -- Pictorial Battle: the Collaborations of Howard Arkley -- and Juan Davila -- Carnevale: Clowning, Transgression, Death and Rebirth -- The Grotesque Body -- The Mask -- Death -- Carnival in Suburbia
Summary Covers Arkley's work thematically, beginning with his best-known works of suburban imagery. Later chapters examine his fascination with pattern, colour and line; a full account for the first time of his creative use of source material; and his collaborations with Juan Davila and other contemporaries
Analysis Painting (Australia)
Individual artists
History of art
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 207-211
Subject Arkley, Howard, 1951-1999.
Arkley, Howard, 1951-1999 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Painters -- Australia -- 20th century -- Biography.
Painters, Australian -- 20th century
Painters -- Australia -- Biography.
Painters, Australian -- 20th century -- Biography
Painting, Australian -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Author Arkley, Howard, 1951-1999.
LC no. 2007360166
ISBN 9780521868952
0521868955 :
Other Titles Art of Howard Arkley