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‘Let the work speak for itself’: Augustine Dall'Ava, Australian sculptor


Baguley, M and Kerby, M and Bywaters, M, Let the work speak for itself': Augustine Dall'Ava, Australian sculptor, Australian Art Education, 40, (2) pp. 246-261. ISSN 1032-1942 (2019) [Refereed Article]

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Augustine (Gus) Dall’Ava is one of Australia’s foremost contemporary sculptors. In a career spanning forty years he has enjoyed both critical and commercial success. In addition to over 20 individual shows, he has won a variety of commissions: Aspects of Time (1981) which is a steel and stone gateway at the University of New South Wales (Sydney, 1981), Ian Potter Sculpture (National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 1981), Melbourne International Airport (Melbourne, 1995), Australian National Korean War Memorial (Canberra, 1997-2000), Deakin University (Melbourne Campus, Victoria, 2000), Pacific Power (Sydney, 2000) and Queens Plaza (Brisbane, 2004). The article is both a biographical overview and a coverage of the creative output of an artist of the "first rank for whom compromise of any kind is out of the question".

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Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:Augustine Dall'Ava, Australian art, sculpture
Research Division:Creative Arts and Writing
Research Group:Visual arts
Research Field:Fine arts
Objective Division:Culture and Society
Objective Group:Communication
Objective Field:Visual communication
UTAS Author:Bywaters, M (Dr Malcom Bywaters)
ID Code:138909
Year Published:2019
Deposited By:Office of the School of Creative Arts and Media
Deposited On:2020-05-11
Last Modified:2020-07-28

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