The Weekend Australian - Review : 2020-09-19

Visual Arts : 11 : 11

Visual Arts

Visual arts 11 going to go around espousing theoretica­l bullshit about feminist stuff.” Another piece that borrows from commercial culture is Fiona Pardington’s One Night of Love (1996). This is a series of black and white photograph­s enlarged from proofsheet­s for 1950s “glamour” or “girly” magazines. The twist is that Pardington has reproduced only reject snaps: these are the shots that were considered poorly framed, poorly timed or just not sexy enough; barely erotic, sometimes even dowdy images that are at the same time witness to AUSTRALIAN & INTERNATIO­NAL FINE ART & SCULPTURE ENTRIES INVITED Menzies is inviting select entries to our next auction of Australian and Internatio­nal Fine Art and Sculpture, to be held in Sydney on 5 November. This auction will comprise a carefully curated catalogue of Australian and internatio­nal art, encompassi­ng the traditiona­l, modern and contempora­ry. To participat­e in this important sale, contact our art specialist­s today for a compliment­ary appraisal. Telephone: 1300 346 327 / art@menziesart­brands.com RECENTLY CONSIGNED: JEFFREY SMART The Billboards II 1969-70 ESTIMATE: $250,000 - $350,000 September 19-20, 2020