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Carmel Oakley

Carmel Oakley was then working on a biography of A. Dattilo-Rubbo.

Carmel Oakley reviews 'Arthur Streeton: The art without the man' by Arline Usden

May 1982, no. 40 01 May 1982
The best things about this book are the paintings, the photographs, and the paper. The worst thing is the prose. But does this matter, you may well ask, in a book obviously designed to travel rapidly from the coffee table to the wall – with its large size format and convenient disintegration at first read? It’s the pictures we want, not the prose. Well, back in the 1920s and 1930s when Arthur ... (read more)