We mentioned several of our local artists in the January 5 post : One for all the posties
Two more, both residents of Hepburn Springs, were singled out for comment by Sasha Grishin in his December 9 article at The Conversation : How hierarchies happen in contemporary Australian art.
"... the guidance by the artists’ voice was a crucial ingredient in my methodology. This exercise brought in sharp focus the whole question of how artists are constructed as successful or major artists in Australian art.
Also questions of what Bourdieu termed “cultural capital” and “economic capital” arose – in other words, artists who may attain great success in the market place, for example David Bromley, but who attract relatively little respect from the art establishment, or others, like Peter Tyndall, who have a high profile in major curated exhibitions, public collections and publications, but who are a long way from becoming an “art market darling”."
above : Bromley & Co, Daylesford shopfront
below : Art Market Darling t-shirt (Sold Out)
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