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Burke, Janine Carmel Brigitte (1952 - )

Born
2 March 1952
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Writer and Art historian

Summary

Janine Burke was a founding member of Lip, an Australian journal devoted to feminism and the performing and visual arts. She curated a number of exhibitions including Australian Women Artists: One Hundred Years, 1840-1940 (1975); Joy Hester (1981); and The Eye of the Beholder: Albert Tucker's Photographs (1998). Burke is the author of several books and has been a board member of the Heide Museum of Modern Art since 1997. She received the Victorian Premier's Award for fiction in 1987.

Anne Heywood

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