– Del Kathryn Barton –
By Autumn 2008
As the second artist invited to engage with the cover as their canvas, Del Kathryn Barton includes not only the arresting and challenging painting or to make myself a space to inhabit, 2007, but reworks the ARTAND Australia logo in keeping with her aesthetic. Following the cover work are or to make myself a space to inhabit too and I am true about this, both 2007, which grace the inside cover pages transforming the beginning of Issue 45.3, Autumn 2008, into a gallery. In celebration of the Cover Commission, Del Kathryn Barton’s practice is discussed in a monographic essay by Anthony Gardner.
Del Kathryn Barton, or to make myself a space to inhabit, 2007, detail; acrylic gouache, watercolour and pen on polyester canvas, 219 x 180 cm; ARTAND Australia Collection; courtesy the artist and Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne