Critical Moments : Essays and Reviews on Art in Australia, Paperback Book

Critical Moments : Essays and Reviews on Art in Australia Paperback


Well known artist Jeffrey Makin has also served as an art critic over more than three decades, reviewing significant national and international exhibitions in major public galleries.

He has also followed the careers of notable Australian artists and their exhibitions in the private gallery system throughout the nation.

This book is divided into fifteen sections, each of which explores a separate theme with more than 150 reviews of the artists whose works fall into the totality of these categories.

The sections include European Visions, Female Sensibilities, In the Abstract, Real and Surreal and others related to figuration, drawing, printmaking, sculpture and landscape painting.

Taken as a whole, this book provides a unique survey of Australian art, from a painter-critics perspective.

The book is illustrated with photographs of artists in their studios.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240 pages, illus
  • Publisher: Macmillan Art Publishing
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Individual artists, art monographs
  • ISBN: 9781921394195



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