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“They can be seen as postmodern hymns to invention and appropriation, or they can be read as theoretical texts that map the visual culture of at least two phases of the 20th century.” Dick Frizzell’s latest series of work, based around comic strip hero The Phantom, applauded in SMH. “The images float at the edges of the big story: saved or drowning heroines, domestic glimpses, coastlines and jungles strangely not unlike our own.”


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Hairy Maclary a New Zealander with Scottish Roots

Hairy Maclary a New Zealander with Scottish Roots

Despite being one of Scotland’s most iconic children’s books, it has been revealed to the Scots that Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy is actually from New Zealand, Lisa Hodge reports for…