Publications 2017-12-05T07:45:53+00:00

Selected Bibliography

2016     Gerry Bell, Stephen Bush – ‘Festooned’. melbourneartseen

2015     Charlotte Mullins, Picturing People: The New State of the Art. London: Thames&Hudson ‘White Elephant’ Stepehen Bush and Lee Searle in conversation, Sturgeon

2014     Dr. Chris McAuliffe, ‘Steenhuffel’. View text here

Stephen Bush: Steenhuffel.
View Steenhuffel exhibition catalog PDF

2012 ‘Inside the Mind of Stephen Bush’, Phaidon ‘Agenda’ online, February
View interview

2011     Vitamin P2: New Perspectives in Painting. London: Phaidon
View Wayne Tunnicliffe Vitamin P2: Stephen Bush entry – PDF
Natasha Bullock, ‘When I was here, I wanted to be there’,Art in Australia, Summer 2011
View ‘When I was here, I wanted to be there’ article – PDF
Journeys (catalogue), Plimsol Gallery, Hobart.

2010 Natasha Bullock, ‘Stephen Bush’, Wilderness: Balnaves Contemporary Painting(catalogue), Art Gallery New South Wales.

2009 Kelly Gellatly, ‘Stephen Bush’, Clemenger Catalogues.
Laura Pia, ‘Stephen Bush: Still what he meant to be’, Look Magazine.

2008 David Burnett, ‘Phantasmagorical Vistas and Chemical Skies’,Contemporary Australia: Optimism (catalogue), Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane.
Rebecca Coates, ‘Stephen Bush: Toxic Utopias’, Art World, issue 5 October/ November.
2007 Gabriella Coslovich, ‘Lusciousness in paint wins Melbourne artist one of the country’s richest prizes’, The Age, June 30.
‘The tyranny of distance for Australian art’, The Age, July 7.
Ashley Crawford, ‘Metaphor, Melancholia and Mayhem’ in Stephen Bush: Gelderland, (catalogue), SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Liza Statton, ‘No consolation prizes’ in Stephen Bush: Gelderland, (catalogue), SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
View the Gelderland Catalog – PDF
James Taylor, ‘Bush scoops top art prize’, The Advertiser, June 30.
Penny Webb, ‘Sightline’, The Age, July 20.
2006 Ashley Crawford, ‘Stephen Bush’, The Sunday Age, May 7.
Jonathan Goodman, ‘Stephen Bush’, Art in America, Spring (review).
Nell McClister, ‘Stephen Bush’, Art Forum, Jan. (review).
Sebastian Smee, ‘Out of the Abstract’, The Weekend Australian, May, 6-7.
2004 Louise Bellamy, ‘The long call of a little elephant’, The Age, 31st July.
John Mateer, ‘Stephen Bush: Flesh – Eating Squirrel’, Australian Art Collector, Issue 29.
2003 Dr. Peter J. Hutchings, ‘Hegel after Warhol: Stephen Bush and the spirits of the age’,, Blackwood Skyline, Stephen Bush: work in progress No. 5, the Ian Potter Museum of Art, the University of Melbourne.
View Blackwood Skyline exhibition catalogue – PDF
2001 Courtney Kidd, Sydney Morning Herald (review).
Linda Michael, Our Place: Issues of Identity in Recent Australian Art, Collection from Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne, Palazzo Vaj, Prato, Italy.
2000 Alison Kubler, ‘Painting a verisimilitude, Sebastian’ (catalogue) Gold Coast.
John Stringer, ‘H2O’, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, (catalogue).
1999 Juliana Engberg, Signs of Life: Melbourne International Biennial, (catalogue).
Peter Frank, ‘Art picks of the week’, LA Weekly, July 30-Aug 5.
Doug Harvey, ‘Absolut Hot and Absolute Not’, LA Weekly, Aug 5-12.
David Pagel, ‘Misplaced Mocking’, LA Times.
Mark Pennings,’Overlander’, (catalogue), Rosamund Felsen Gallery, L.A.
View Overlander exhibition catalogue – PDF
1998 Anna Clabburn, ‘Whimsy in the White Cube’, Cartoons and Caricature in Contemporary Art.
Merryn Gates, Geelong Art Gallery & Tour, pp.11-12.
Kevin Murray, ‘Bush goes punctual, he goes…, Ideal project’, EAF, Adelaide.
1997 Jonathan Goodman, ‘Stephen Bush’, Art in America, May, pp.128 (review Fotouhi Cramer).
David Cross, ‘Irony’s edge – S. Bush’s No Title 1989’. Colonial Post Colonial, (catalogue), MOMA Heide, pp.28-29.
Dave Graney, ‘How Say You’ (catalogue), ACCA Melbourne.
Jonathon Holmes, Tangibility, (catalogue) University of Tasmania, Hobart.
Dr. Chris McAuliffe, ‘Stephen Bush: Producing the Goods’ Art & Text No. 53.
Linda Michael, ‘Photography is Dead! Long Live Photography!’, (catalogue), Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney.
Joe Vojtko, ‘The Disintegration of Post-Colonial Mythogies’, Review Art, NY.
1995 Jenny McFarlane, Eyeline 29, Summer, (South Face).
Robert Rooney, The Australian, November 1.
Trevor Smith, ‘South Face’ (catalogue), Canberra Contemporary Art Space, ACT.
1994 Juliana Engberg, ‘Persona Cognita’ (catalogue), Museum of Modern Art, Heide.
Natalie King, ‘Bad Toys’ (catalogue), Australian Centre for Contemporary Art.
Stuart Koop, ‘Exhibition Review; Stephen Bush’, Art & Text, No. 49.
Dr. Chris McAuliffe, ‘Stephen Bush: Serial Originality’, Stephen Bush: The Lure of Paris, (catalogue).
Mark Pennings, ‘Stephen Bush’, Robert Lindsay Gallery, Melbourne.
Robert Rooney, ‘Black and White Elephants,’ The Weekend Australian, Sydney.
1992 Juliana Engberg, Angelic Space, (catalogue), Monash University Gallery, Melbourne.
Merryn Gates, Domino 1, (catalogue), Ian Potter Gallery, The University of Melbourne.
1991 Dan Cameron, Historical non-imperatives, (catalogue), The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut, USA, 1991; Naomi Cass, Claiming: An Installation of Paintings by Stephen Bush, (catalogue), Australian Centre of Contemporary Art, Melbourne.
Louise Dauth, ‘Heroes, Humour, Parody and Wit’, BroadSheet, vol 20/ No. 2, Melbourne.
John Emery, ‘Challenging journey and the artists dream world’, Advertiser, Adelaide.
Juliana Engberg, ‘Carnival Time: Myth, Democracy and the Dirtfarmer’, in Claiming: An Installation of Paintings by Stephen Bush, (catalogue), Australian Centre of Contemporary Art, Melbourne.
Christopher Heathcote, ‘Learning landscapes geography tricks from the past’, The Age, Melbourne.
Brenda Ludeman, ‘Love of the Gendered Subject’, Agenda 17, Melbourne.
Kevin Murray, ‘Why Bush is not smiling’, in Claiming: An Installation of Paintings by Stephen Bush, (catalogue), Australian Centre of Contemporary Art, Melbourne.
David O’Hallaron, ‘Programme 91’, Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia.
Robert Rooney, ‘Touch of Hollywood in realisms theatre’, The Weekend Australian, Sydney.
Virginia Trioli, ‘Painting proud, bewildering pasts’, The Age, Melbourne.
William Zimmer, ‘Spectrum of Australian Works’, The New York Times.
1990 Juliana Engberg, ‘The year that was’, Gallery, National Gallery Society of Victoria, Melbourne.
1989 Gary Catalano, Arts Review, The Age, Melbourne.
Juliana Engberg, ‘Going Bush’, Agenda 9, Melbourne, December.
Brenda Ludeman, ‘The Monochrome paintings of Stephen Bush’, Art & Text No. 31.
1988 Peter Cripps, Stephen Bush and Janet Burchill, (catalogue), The Lewers Bequest and Penrith Regional Art Gallery, Emu Plains, NSW.
Robert Rooney, ‘East is east and west is best’, The Australian, September 17.
1986 Naomi Cass, Fears and Scruples, (catalogue), University Gallery, Melbourne University.
Gary Catalano, ‘Questioning conventions’, The Age, Melbourne, April 22.
‘The past and the present’, The Age, Melbourne.
Robert Lindsay, ‘Young Australians’, (catalogue), Powell Street Gallery, Melbourne.
Louise Neri, ‘Quiddity’, (catalogue), 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne.
Robert Rooney, ‘Into the essence of quiddity’, The Australian, Sydney, July 4.
‘Plotting a link with the past’, The Australian, Sydney.
Linda Van Nana, ‘Voyage of Discovery’, (catalogue), Dallas, Texas, US

Stephen Bush is represented in Australia by Sutton Gallery, Melbourne.