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Tom Roberts: 'End to a career - an old scrub-cutter'

Hansen, David


Art history and exhibition making cannot escape time. It is a professional convention that every generation adjusts the canon, with individual artists reinterpreted in accordance with succeeding tastes and preoccupations. When I curated John Glover and the Colonial Picturesque for the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery in 2003, it was almost thirty years after John McPhee’s Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery exhibition of 1974, and the show re-framed the artist’s work through an extended focus...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Historical Studies
DOI: 10.1080/1031461X.2017.1308812


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