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Cathedrals vs. Town Squares

September 30th, 2010 1 Comment

The Powerhouse museum’s Sydney Design iPhone App ARE OUR museums and art galleries our cathedrals, or our town squares? That was the question posed in The Wall Street Journal last week. American arts writer Judith Dobrzynski described what she refers to as “a big rupture” in the world of American art museums. She describes a […]

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Is the flagship arts company destined to be a relic of the 20th century?

July 28th, 2009 No Comments

Culture circa 1960 IS THE flagship arts company destined to be a relic of the 20th century? The 20th century was an era of “big local” culture. We used to have big local media, big local brands and even big local football competitions in each state and territory. Each major Australian city also built a […]

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