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  • Mortier, Paul, Art its origins and social functions, Current Books Distributors, Sydney, 1955, 1-32 pp. PDF Details
  • Smith, Bernard, The critic as advocate selected essays, 1941-1988, 1989 edn, Oxford University Press Australia, Melbourne, 1989. Details

Book Sections

  • Smith, Bernard, 'Epilogue', in Bernard Smith (ed.), Noel Counihan: artsist and revolutionary, 1993 edn, Oxford University Press, Melbourne & New York, pp. 539-46. Details
  • Smith, Bernard, 'Years of hope', in Noel Counihan: artsist and revolutionary, 1993 edn, Oxford University Press, Melbourne & New York, pp. 198-225. Details
  • Smith, Bernard, 'The realisms of war', in Noel Counihan: artist and revolutionary, 1993 edn, Oxford University Press, Melbourne & New York, pp. 180-97. Details
  • Smith, Bernard, 'Noel Counihan 1945', in The critic as advocate selected essays, 1948-1988, 1989 edn, Oxford University Press Australia, Melbourne, 1989, pp. 55-7. Image Details
  • Smith, Bernard, 'The studio of realist art', in The critic as advocate: selected essays 1941-1988, Oxford University Press Australia, Melbourne, 1989, pp. 42-3. Details
  • Smith, Bernard, 'The fascist mentality in Australian art and criticism 1946', in The critic as advocate selected essays 1941-1988, 1989 edn, Oxford University Press Australia, Melbourne, 1989, pp. 44-51. Details
  • Smith, Bernard, 'Some aspects of contemporary art in Australia', in The critic as advocate selected essays, 1948-1988, Oxford University Press Australia, Melbourne, 198, pp. 22-7. Details
  • Smith, Bernard, 'The new realism in Australian art', in The critic as advocate: selected essays 1941-1988, Oxford University Press Australia, Melbourne, 1989, pp. 35-41. Details

Journal Articles

  • 'Australians fight coolie rates', The Australian author and artist: official organ of the A.J.A. Authors’ and Artists’ Section, vol. 1, no. 1, Authors and Artists’ Section of the N.S.W. District of the A.J.A.], Sydney, January 1947, p. 1&8. PDF Details
  • Blake, J.D, 'The role of the artist today', Angry Penguins, Adelaide University Arts Association, Adelaide, October 1942, pp. 47-8. PDF Details
  • Mortimer, Paul, 'Artists and the class struggle', Communist Review, February, Central Committee Communist Party of Australia, Sydney, 1948, pp. 59-60. Image PDF Details
  • O'Connor V.G, 'Art and Fascism', Australian new writing, vol. 2, Current Book Distributors, Sydney, March 1944, pp. 47-52. PDF Details
  • Reed, John, 'Anti-Facist art [sic]', Angry Penguins, no. 4, Adelaide University Arts Association, Adelaide, pp. 9-12. Details
  • Shaw, R. M, 'The artist in our society', Communist Review, August, Central Committee Communist Party of Australia, Sydney, 1948, pp. 258-9. Image PDF Details

Paintings

  • The Tycoon, Linocut, 19.7x19.7 cm, 1931. PDF Details
  • The Wife, Oil, 61x 87 cm, 1955. PDF Details
  • Aboriginal Mother and Child, Oil, 66 x 63.5cm, 1960. PDF Details
  • At the Start of the March, 1932, Oil, 67.5x59.5, 1944. PDF Details
  • Laughing Christ, Oil, 121 x 121cm, 1970. PDF Details
  • Man with Bloody Hand, Oil, 1971. PDF Details
  • Beirut, Acrylic, 56x81 cm, 1983. PDF Details

See also

  • Diamond, D, 'Art and the struggle', Communist Review, November, Central Committee Communist Party of Australia, Sydney, 1943, pp. 151-3. Image PDF Details

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