101 Contemporary Australian Artists edited by Kelly Gellatly

Reviewed by
February 2013, no. 348
Kelly Gellatly (ed.): 101 Contemporary Australian Artists

101 Contemporary Australian Artists

edited by Kelly Gellatly

National Gallery of Victoria, $49.95 hb, 237 pp, 9780724103621

101 Contemporary Australian Artists edited by Kelly Gellatly

Reviewed by
February 2013, no. 348

In the art world, the question of who shapes public taste is a perennial favourite. Magazines like to rank the heavyweights. Last year’s ArtReview’s Power 100 included an assortment of global dealers and collectors; Ai Weiwei and Pussy Riot made it too. While such ladders of influence invariably include museum staff and art historians, it is clear that Jenny Holzer’s aphoristic ‘Truism’, Money Creates Taste, was prescient.

Kelly Gellatly (ed.): 101 Contemporary Australian Artists

101 Contemporary Australian Artists

edited by Kelly Gellatly

National Gallery of Victoria, $49.95 hb, 237 pp, 9780724103621

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