Art Histories at the Crossroads: 'Asian' Art in Australia

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dc.contributor.author Maravillas, Francis en_US
dc.contributor.editor Anderson, Jaynie en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T03:27:20Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-02T03:27:20Z
dc.date.issued 2009 en_US
dc.identifier 2010005252 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Maravillas Francis 2009, 'Art Histories at the Crossroads: 'Asian' Art in Australia', in NA (ed.), Miegunyah Press, Melbourne University Publishing, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 900-904. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 9780522855005 (hbk.) en_US
dc.identifier.other B1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/14411
dc.description.abstract In his work entitled Entry Points (see fi gure 1), the Malaysian artist and art historian the late Redza Piyadasa explores the relationship between the work of art and the conditions under which it becomes legible in history or is rendered visible in the moment and context of the contemporary.1 Produced in 1978, Entry Points contains within its frame an oil painting executed some twenty years earlier by another Malaysian artist Chia Yu-Chian, an infl uential fi gure from the Nanyang school of painting in the 1950s. In the bottom half of Piyadasa?s work, just beneath Chia?s painting, the following text is stencilled in a range of bold colours: `Artworks never exist in time, they have ?entry points??. This proposition? which is also contained within the frame of the work?alludes to specifi c axes of inclusion and exclusion, highlighting the boundaries and entry points of a mythopoetic art history. Signifi cantly, Piyadasa?s appropriation of the work of Chia Yu- Chian in Entry Points not only registers the ways in which the art of the past may occupy a space of `co-evality?2 or `shared time?3 with that of the present, it also draws attention to the existence of a modern-art tradition already operating within the Malaysian context. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Miegunyah Press, Melbourne University Publishing en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon NA en_US
dc.title Art Histories at the Crossroads: 'Asian' Art in Australia en_US
dc.parent Crossing cultures: conflict, migration and convergence : the proceedings of the 32nd International Congress of the History of Art en_US
dc.journal.volume 1 en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Melbourne, Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 900 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 904 en_US
dc.cauo.name FASS.Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 190500 en_US
dc.personcode 984782 en_US
dc.percentage 50 en_US
dc.classification.name Visual Arts and Crafts en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 1 en_US
dc.custom 32nd International Congress of the History of Art en_US
dc.date.activity 20080113 en_US
dc.location.activity University of Melbourne, Australia en_US
dc.description.keywords NA en_US
dc.staffid en_US
dc.staffid 984782 en_US


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