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Anthony White

Anthony White

Anthony White is an Associate Professor of art history at the University of Melbourne. He is the author of Italian Modern Art in the Age of Fascism (Routledge, 2020), Art as Enterprise: Social and Economic Engagement in Contemporary Art (with Grace McQuilten, IB Tauris, 2016), and Lucio Fontana: Between Utopia and Kitsch (MIT Press, 2011).

Anthony White reviews 'Modernism & Australia: Documents on art, design and architecture 1917–1967' edited by Ann Stephen, Andrew McNamara, and Philip Goad

June 2007, no. 292 01 June 2007
A striking work by Adrian Feint and Hera Roberts appears on the cover of Modernism & Australia: Documents on Art, Design and Architecture 1917–1967. It shows an aeroplane, a locomotive and an ocean liner travelling in opposite directions through a vivid landscape of radiating lines and concentric circles. On the circular forms, which are reminiscent of abstract paintings by the French artist ... (read more)