Art Terminology and References


Butler, R 2004, What Is Appropriation? An anthology of writings on Australian art in the 1980s & 1990s, IMA, Australia.

Conceptual Art

Godfrey, T 1998, Conceptual Art, Phaidon, London.


Beardsley, J 1997, Earthworks and Beyond: Contemporary Art in the Landscape, Abbeville Press Inc.

Kas, J (ed.) 1998, Land and Environmental Art, Phaidon Press, London.

Graffiti and Street Art

Chalfant, H & Prigoff, J 1987, Spraycan Art, Thames & Hudson, Hampshire.

Dew, C 2008, Uncommissioned art: an A–Z of Australian graffiti, Melbourne University Publications, Australia.

Art Crimes – The Writing on the Wall

Links to galleries and shows worldwide.

International Graffiti website – contemporary daily street art photography


De Oliveira, N 2003, Installation art in the new millennium: the empire of the senses, Thames & Hudson, London.

National Gallery of Australia, 1996, Islands: Contemporary Installations, Thomas & Hudson (Australia), Port Melbourne.


Brandt, R 2000, Sound Sculpture: Intersections in sound and sculpture in Australian artworks, Craftsman House, G+B Arts International, Fine Arts Press, NSW.

Kaye, N 1999, Art into Theatre: Performance interviews and documents, Harwood Academic Publishers available from G+B Arts International, Fine Arts Press, NSW.

Marsh, A 1993, Body and Self: Performance art in Australia 1969–1992, Oxford University Press, Melbourne.

Poster Art

Butler, R 1993, The Streets as Art Galleries – Walls Sometimes Speak: Poster Art in Australia, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.

Museums, Markets and Practice

Alpers, S 1988, Rembrandt’s Enterprise: The Studio and the Market, University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

Byrne, A 1995, Conserving Paintings, Craftsman House, Sydney.

Chanin, E 1990, Collecting Art: Masterpieces, Markets and Money, Craftsman House, Sydney.

Hooper–Greenhill, E 1994, Museums and their Visitors, Routledge, London.

Klein, U 1995, The Business of Art Unveiled: New York Art Dealers Speak Up, Peter Lang, Frankfurt.

Pearce, S (ed.) 1995, Art In Museums, Athlone, London.

Reeve, K 1992, The Art of Showing Art, Council Oaks Books.

Throsby, D 1994, But What Do You Do For A Living?: A New Economic Study of Australian Artists, The Australia Council, Sydney.

Watson, P 1993, From Manet to Manhattan: The Rise of the Modern Art Market, Random House, New York.


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