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Alternative title: Portraits of the Artist
Issue Details: First known date: 2005... vol. 64 no. 1-2 2005 of Meanjin est. 1940 Meanjin
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Contents

* Contents derived from the 2005 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Time of Flighti"Here we do words", Angela Gardner , single work poetry (p. 2)
Vermilion Vermillion, Meg Mundell , single work short story
A blind man, living downstairs from a female artist, gauges her life through the sounds he hears from above.
(p. 3-10)
In Paintshopi"Not a good time for a stroll, when the easterly's up--flipping", Pauline Reeve , single work poetry (p. 11)
One Touch of Venus, Sara Dowse , single work autobiography
From the vantage point of a married woman living in British Columbia, Sara Dowse recalls her childhood encounters with Ava Gardner and the strong impression Gardner made on her life.
(p. 12-23)
Her Smilei"Now, of all times, to find", Stephen Edgar , single work poetry (p. 24-25)
The Sorcerer's Apprenticei"The cards are dealt.", Stephen Edgar , single work poetry (p. 26-27)
A Fantasy of Old Amsterdami"Which starts with cheese that pares like kauri pine", Alan Gould , single work poetry (p. 36)
I Try To Think That Vile Thing Downi"Today I heard they've killed Margaret Hassan,", Alan Gould , single work poetry (p. 37)
Love and Death, Ian Cummins , single work review
— Review of Twilight of Love : Travels with Turgenev Robert Dessaix , 2004 single work prose ;
(p. 38-44)
Letting Goi"The train pulled into Madurai station early", S. K. Kelen , single work poetry (p. 45-47)
Prelude to Tragedy, Brenda Niall , extract biography (p. 48-54)
Note: port. (Judy Cassab)
Losing Brancusi, Cathy Lowy , single work essay
Editor's note: A portrait bust by Brancusi of painter Margit Pogany could have been part of the collections of the National Gallery of Victoria. Cathy Lowy reveals some new information on how we came to lose it.
(p. 60-65)
Natura Morta. Table and Visioni"In an upper room we sat around a great", John Nijjem , single work poetry (p. 66)
Seeking Heide, Jane Grant (interviewer), single work interview
Editor's note: Jane Grant talks to art historian Janine Burke about her long preoccupation with a powerful artistic coterie in mid-twentieth-century Melbourne.
(p. 67-76)
Bohemia in Eltham, Jenni Mitchell , single work autobiography
Editor's note: Photographer and painter Jenni Mitchell grew up in a famous cultural 'quarter' of outer Melbourne, home of the artists' colony at Montsalvat and of Meanjin's founding editor. She evokes this fertile milieu.
(p. 77-84)
Sky View Road, Philomena Van Rijswijk , single work short story (p. 85-94)
Where Truth Lies, Marion Halligan , single work essay
Editor's note: Marion Halligan assesses the truth-telling capacities of the painter, the photographer and the novelist.
(p. 95-100)
The Face of Australia, Martin Jolly , single work essay
Editor's note: Martin Jolly charts an increasing recognition of the significance of vernacular photography in widening the appreciation of what constitutes the Australian face.
(p. 101-106)
On Finding an Old Passport Photographi"Who is that angelic child? Who is that angry angel", John Mateer , single work poetry (p. 107)
Someone Else's Mirror, John Mateer , single work essay
Editor's note: Poet and art critic John Mateer examines the erosion of psychological engagement in the way we produce and view art today.
(p. 108-112)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

The Naivete of Honesty James Ley , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 274 2005; (p. 46-47)

— Review of Australian Literary Studies vol. 22 no. 1 May 2005 periodical issue ; Southerly vol. 64 no. 2 2004 periodical issue ; Meanjin vol. 64 no. 1-2 2005 periodical issue
Treasures and Torture in These Rollercoaster reads Cameron Woodhead , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 7 August 2005; (p. 21)

— Review of Meanjin vol. 64 no. 1-2 2005 periodical issue ; Heat no. 9 (New Series) 2005 periodical issue
Achieving Artistic Licence Diane Stubbings , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 6 August 2005; (p. 14)

— Review of Meanjin vol. 64 no. 1-2 2005 periodical issue
Achieving Artistic Licence Diane Stubbings , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 6 August 2005; (p. 14)

— Review of Meanjin vol. 64 no. 1-2 2005 periodical issue
Treasures and Torture in These Rollercoaster reads Cameron Woodhead , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 7 August 2005; (p. 21)

— Review of Meanjin vol. 64 no. 1-2 2005 periodical issue ; Heat no. 9 (New Series) 2005 periodical issue
The Naivete of Honesty James Ley , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 274 2005; (p. 46-47)

— Review of Australian Literary Studies vol. 22 no. 1 May 2005 periodical issue ; Southerly vol. 64 no. 2 2004 periodical issue ; Meanjin vol. 64 no. 1-2 2005 periodical issue
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