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Imitation realism and Australian art

Gunn, Anthea Caroline


The work of the Imitation Realists has rightly been seen as marking the start of the widespread use of assemblage and popular culture by Australian artists during the 1960s. Viewed within the context of their training and the debates of the Australian art world in the 1950s, it can be seen that the impetus for their work was to find an alternative form of 'Australian' art. The stated objective of this thesis is to demonstrate how the work of the Imitation Realists adapted and contributed...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d77855a4a230


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