Tony Dyer Witness to a Changing Field

Peers, Juliette
April 2009
Surface Design Journal;Spring2009, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p10
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the artwork and artistic ability of Tony Dyer. The artist's characteristic use of commercial fabrics borrows a predetermined structural grid to his work. The works of Dyer is engaged with large debates on public history, historical memory and textiles in contemporary Australia. Furthermore, the artist counteracts any stereotypical urge to typecast textiles as feminine.


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