Art Builds on Art: Rosemary Dobson and Thea Proctor


Examines the way in which paintings have affected Dobson’s work, and focuses on Dobson’s “habit of juxtaposing what one might call human reality with an aesthetic reality which is created out of the description of a painting” (65). Compares Dobson’s poetry with Thea Proctor’s artistic technique.

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Published 1 May 1975 in Volume 7 No. 1. Subjects: Australian art, Poetry, Rosemary Dobson.

Cite as: Heales, Robyn S.. ‘Art Builds on Art: Rosemary Dobson and Thea Proctor.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 7, no. 1, 1975, doi: 10.20314/als.5129fbc0cb.