Harriet Edquist: Michael O'Connell

Michael O’Connell: The Lost Modernist

by Harriet Edquist

Melbourne Books, $49.95 pb, 216 pp, 9781877096389

So many art books! And too many of them remainder-table compendiums of famous images thinly draped with text. It is refreshing, then, to rediscover an artist who has fallen into the slough that often follows a lifetime flush of reputation, and an art historian tenacious enough to resurrect that artist’s work and milieu.

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Morag Fraser

Morag Fraser

Morag Fraser was Chairperson of ABR and was for many years Editor of Eureka Street.

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