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CS News issue 14 - October 2003



Abstract expressionism and concrete faith
Any style can be a vehicle for the spiritual, but Kandinsky famously suggested that the abstract was especially conducive. John stringer considers abstract expressionism's ability to convey a greater message that transcends the finite reality of our senses.
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The visual language of Cristina Popovici, abstract expressionist
Cristina talks about freedom of expression after the totalitarian rule of Romania, and her preference for communicating with pictures rather than words.
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Contemporary cathedrals of art
Quilter Sue Spigel is rebelling against the commercial scene, prefering her art to be in a sacred space where people can interact with it in a different way.
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Exhibition reviews

Ruby Rose Black
Neil Frazer's 1992 work in the contemporary collection of Te Puna o Waiwhetu

Wrapped feelings
Cristina Popovici at the Arthouse, Christchurch

Darryn George at the Brooke Gifford gallery, Christchurch

Montana World Of Wearable Art awards


Book reviews

Don Binney: Nga Manu/Nga Motu - Birds/Islands
By Damian Skinner, Auckland University Press

Rat Tickling
Poems by James Norcliffe, Sudden Valley Press


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