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Dogs in Australian Art: A New History in Antipodean Creativity by Steven Miller

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July–August 2012, no. 343

Dogs in Australian Art: A New History in Antipodean Creativity by Steven Miller

Wakefield Press, $39.95 pb, 200 pp

Dogs in Australian Art: A New History in Antipodean Creativity by Steven Miller

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July–August 2012, no. 343

‘As cats are often associated with bookshops, dogs are similarly attracted to art galleries’, according to Steven Miller, head of the research library and archive of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, and author of Dogs in Australian Art: A New History in Antipodean Creativity. The beagle on the cover sits attentively, head slightly cocked, as if contemplating art. It is not until you turn the book over that you see what the dog is really looking at. David Welch’s wry painting sets the tone for this quirky and intriguing book.

Stella Gray reviews 'Dogs in Australian Art: A New History in Antipodean Creativity' by Steven Miller

Dogs in Australian Art: A New History in Antipodean Creativity

by Steven Miller

Wakefield Press, $39.95 pb, 200 pp

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