A Singular Voice: essays on Australian art and architecture
  
A Singular Voice: essays on Australian art and architecture
By Joan Kerr, edited by Candice Bruce, Dinah Dysart and Jo Holder
Power Publications
ISBN: 9780909952389

A Singular Voice is a collection of essays by the controversial and popular Australian art and architecture scholar, Joan Kerr, that have appeared over the past 30 years in a wide variety of scholarly publications, many of which enjoyed only a small distribution. The book brings Kerr's essays together for the first time, making it an important resource.

Joan Kerr's interests were wide-ranging and the essays encompass colonial architecture, contemporary Aboriginal art, the ancient remains of a dinosaur in an outback museum display, the forgotten and marginalised of Australian art, and the importance of art in our everyday lives. A Singular Voice is a history of changing attitudes to Australian art and architecture as well as a record of the remarkable career of a woman distinguished by her open mind, her infectious enthusiasm and her generosity to her peers.

Joan Kerr (1938-2004) was an art and architectural historian, critic, exhibition curator, lecturer and prolific writer, a witty and erudite public speaker and a committed feminist.

A Singular Voice is the first book in the four-book series Australian Studies in Art and Art Theory and was published with the assistance of the Getty Foundation, the Gordon Darling Foundation and the Nelson Meers Foundation.

SUP handles customer sales only. For trade sales, please contact NewSouth Books.

  
Paperback
A$59.95