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The Best of Australian Arts 2012

The Monthly

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For the Monthly's second arts issue, ten critics give their picks for the best of 2012. Click here to see the gallery.

Cover: October 2012
October 2012
Sex surrogacy cleans up at Sundance
Tony Wilson
Oh Mercy’s 'Deep Heat'
Robert Forster
It's time to cut and run
John Cantwell
Happy birthday, Bernie McGann
John Clare
Claude Debussy
Andrew Ford
Melbourne Museum's bowerbird artist
Chloe Hooper
Shane Maloney and Chris Grosz
How the Aboriginal vote won the NT election
Marcia Langton
Australia and Indonesia since the Bali bombings
Waleed Aly