Noel McKenna’s larger-than-life crossword solved

Here are the answers to Noel McKenna’s crossword Australian Art History 1933–1978 currently in ‘Landscape – Mapped‘ at the Queensland Art Gallery until Monday 2 April 2018. The crossword questions were published in a previous blog, how many did you get right? Across 2. BROWN / The Annandale Imitation Realists (also known as Imitation Realism) was a short-lived collaborative group of mixed…

Noel McKenna, Australia b.1956 / Australian Art History 1933–1978 2004

Crossword: How well do you know your Australian Art History 1933–78?

Australian Art History 1933–1978 is a larger-than-life crossword by Noel McKenna in the shape of Australia, intended for an in-crowd interested in Australian art history of the twentieth century. As time marches on since the work was created in 2004, the questions have become harder to answer. So, how well do you know your Australian art…

Noel McKenna, Australia b.1956 / Butterflies of Australia 2010

Australia ordered by Noel McKenna

Welcome to Noel McKenna’s ‘Map’ series where instinct meets a most personal experience. Born and educated in Brisbane and now based in Sydney, McKenna is one of Australia’s most industrious and idiosyncratic artists. With a busy career spanning more than 30 years, his work is admired for its spare brushstrokes and poignant observations. McKenna’s maps…

Noel McKenna, Australia b.1956 / Big Things, Australia 2004

Noel McKenna maps Australia

As a career artist since the early 1980s, Noel McKenna has honed what is best described as an idiosyncratic vision in paint, print and the occasional ceramic. Those who are already aware of his practice will know that his regular subjects include napping pets, cats and dogs begging for food at the table, watchful birds,…