Ramming the Shears by Michael Leunig

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December 1985–January 1986, no. 77
Vane Lindesay reviews 'Ramming the Shears' by Michael Leunig

Ramming the Shears

by Michael Leunig

Dynamo Press, $5.95 pb, 96 pp

Ramming the Shears by Michael Leunig

Reviewed by
December 1985–January 1986, no. 77

The thing that has distinguished the ‘inspired genius’ from the run of the mill ‘practitioner’ in all creativity is quality of mind. Michael Leunig, few Australians have to be told, has this. But astonishingly, quality of mind has not been a gradual, developing part of Leunig’s work, for it was evident as an integral part of his art, first widely seen in the pages of the fondly remembered National Review fifteen years ago. This is not to say he has not developed – he has in subtle directions and of course his graphic expression too has developed, as it should, with the discipline of creating for the Melbourne Age newspaper.

Vane Lindesay reviews 'Ramming the Shears' by Michael Leunig

Ramming the Shears

by Michael Leunig

Dynamo Press, $5.95 pb, 96 pp

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