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The latest issue of the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art, features selected essays from the symposium ‘Asian Art Research in Australia and New Zealand: Past, Present, Future’
This issue is edited by Stephen Whiteman and Olivier Krischer
The State of Play in Asian Art Research in Australia and New Zealand (read online, open access) – Olivier Krischer and Stephen H. Whiteman
A ‘Barbaric Display of Oriental Magnificence’: Indian Art at the Melbourne International Exhibition, 1880–1881 – Cherie McKeich
Embracing Friendship through Gift and Exchange: Rewi Alley and the Art of Museum Diplomacy in Cold War China and New Zealand – James Beattie and Richard Bullen
Cross-Cultural Exchanges and Interconnections from the 1980s and 1990s: ARX and the APT – Christine Clark and Caroline Turner
A Project Waiting to be Done: The Legitimisation of Contemporary Asian Art within the Queensland Art Gallery – Lisa Chandler
Asian Art History in Australia: Its Functions and Audience – John Clark
Asian Art Research at the Australian National University: Continuity and Continual Change – Charlotte Galloway
Response | A Symposium Response: Asian Historical Art Collections in Australia – James Bennett
Response | Our Geographies Map Our Histories: A Response to ‘Asian Art Research in Australia and New Zealand: Past, Present, Future’ – Susie Lingham
Discussion | Curating Chinese Contemporary Art in an Australian Context – Beatrice Gralton, Suhanya Raffel, Aaron Seeto in conversation with Stephen H. Whiteman
Review | Anachronistic Histories: Eugenia Lim’s Yellow Peril – Kate Warren
Review | Ink Remix: Contemporary Art from Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong – Clare Veal
Volume 16, issue 2, edited by Dr Olivier Krischer and Dr Stephen H. Whiteman, is available via Taylor & Francis.
The 2016 AAANZ conference was held in Canberra between December 1st – 3rd. The venues were the Australian National University, the National Gallery of Australia and the National Portrait Gallery. You can read about the conference or download the program details here.
The 2017 AAANZ conference will be held in Perth, Western Australia. Date TBC. Stay up-to-date on conference announcements by visiting our conference page or subscribing to our news alerts.
Best Book | Mary Roberts, Istanbul Exchanges: Ottomans, Orientalists, and Nineteenth-Century Visual Culture (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2015)
Best Anthology | Not Awarded in 2016
Best Large Exhibition Catalogue | Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices eds. James Bennett and Russell Kelty (Adelaide: AGSA and Perth: AGWA, 2015)
Best Small Exhibition Catalogue | Derek Kreckler: Accidents and Process, ed. Hannah Matthews (Melbourne: Perimeter Books,2015)
Best Scholarly Article in the ANZJA | Stephen Turner, ‘The Parasitical Historiography of Ann Shelton’s Photography,’ ANZJA, Vol. 15, No. 1 (2015), pp. 37-51.
Best Art Writing By an Indigenous Australian | Greg Lehman, ‘Benjamin Duterrau: The Art of Conciliation,’ Journal of War and Culture Studies, Vol. 8, No. 2 (May 2015), pp. 107-24.
Best Art Writing by a NZ Māori or Pacific Islander | Rangihiroa Panoho, Māori Art: History, Architecture, Landscape and Theory (Auckland: David Bateman 2015)
Best University Art Museums Catalogue | Peter Hennessey – Making It Real, ed. Evie Franzidis (Brisbane: UQ Art Museum, 2015)
Best Artist Book | Christopher LG Hill, Endless Lonely Planet (Melbourne, 2015)
Best PhD Prize | Helen Hughes, ‘Mike Nelson’s Hybrid Scripts’ (University of Melbourne, 2015)