Friday, August 2, 2013

Ann Elias on Camouflage and Max Dupain

Online article by Ann Elias
Art historian Ann Elias, the author of the online article linked below is an Associate Professor of Theoretical Enquiry at the Sydney College of the Arts, The University of Sydney, in Australia. In the coming week, she will also be co-hosting, with Nicholas Tsoutas, a major international conference on camouflage, called Camouflage Cultures: Surveillance, Communities, Aesthetics, Animals.
Max Dupain and Frank Hinder are among the many significant artists who contributed decisively to Australia's modernist tradition. Less well known, however, is that they both worked for Australia's military during the Second World War. >>>more