‘Bumper on the go-go’

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March 2012, no. 339

Permanent Revolution: Mike Brown and the Australian avant-garde1953–97 by Richard Haese

Miegunyah Press, $49.99 hb, 304 pp

‘Bumper on the go-go’

by
March 2012, no. 339

In August 1999 the Melbourne art collective DAMP staged an argument that turned into a glass-smashing fight at an exhibition opening of its work at 200 Gertrude Street. Peter Timms, writing in The Age, described this event, which in former times might have been called a ‘Happening’ and today would be recognised as a ‘Pop-up project’:

Peter Hill reviews 'Permanent Revolution: Mike Brown and the Australian avant-garde 1953-1997' by Richard Haese

Permanent Revolution: Mike Brown and the Australian avant-garde1953–97

by Richard Haese

Miegunyah Press, $49.99 hb, 304 pp

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