Selected essays & articles catalogue view here

Manera, Brad: FIELDS OF SACRIFICE, AFR Weekend, Fin Page 39 March 24 – 25
‘The Art of Friendship’, Exhibition catalogue, Gallery Lane Cove, P27
Bell Creswell, A, A Panted Landscape, Across Australia from Bush to Coast, Thames & Hudson, p194-196
Fuller, Nicholas: NERAM’s art-icles of war, Armidale Express March 23
Arundale, Vanessa: Armidale Express, Artists painting with disbelief, March 23rd

Stranger, Lucy: Idris Murphy – Drawing Breath, Artist Profile

Wilson, Gavin: Country & Western Exhibition Catalogue Perc Tucker Regional Gallery p46-7
McDonald, John: Your Friend the Enemy, An artists odyssey to Gallipoli, Art Almanac April p40
Your Friend the Enemy Gallipoli Centenary Catalogue [contributing writers]: Dr Nelson, Brendan, Maloon, Terence, Yip, Andrew, McDonald, John & Manera, Brad, April pp5-15 & pp36-9
Grishin, Sasha The Canberra Times, Artists’ work revisits the battlefield, April
Stanger, Lucy: Your Friend the Enemy, Artist Profile magazine100 year Anzac publication, March pp22-7
McEwen, Sandra: From Goulburn to Gallipoli Catalogue Essay, A Salute Goulburn Regional Gallery pp32-3
Winton, Tim: ‘A Walk at Low Tide’ catalogue essay, Edgelands, Warburton Gallery
Little, Elizabeth: Lila Jean Vintage Magazine Issue Two Autumn 2015 p63 – 67
Cush, Jane: A Salute Catalogue Essay p5
Hammond, Bradley: CHROMA Exhibition Catalogue
Sebag-Montefiore, Clarissa: BBC Interview and blog with Amanda Penrose Hart and Leo Robba, MarchMcDonald John, Anzac Evolution, SMH Spectrum April 25 -26th

Hannaford, Victoria: ‘Family connections feed artist’s fascination’ The Daily Telegraph Going Out, p35
Kemp, Emma: ‘Love letters inspire Gallipoli Art Prize’ The Daily Telegraph, Apr 26, p35
Andrew Taylor: Gallipoli letters add poignancy, The Sydney Morning Herald 24/04/2014
Justin Burke: Love letters inspire Gallipoli Art Prize The Australian 23/04/2014

Andrew Frost: Everywhen, The Art Life 19/07/2013

John McDonald: Outback Inspiration, The Sydney Morning Herald 16/06/2012
Patricia Anderson: Not The Way Home, Sun Herald 24/06/2012

Paul Flynn: On This Island: Meeting and Parting, Artist Profile Magazine, Issue 09/2009, pp36-77 
John McDonald: Rev-head drops down a gear Spectrum, The Sydney Morning Herald 3/10/2009, pp14-15 
Glenn Barkley: Missives from the Outdoors: The Art of Idris Murphy I & Thou, Idris Murphy Survey 1986-2008, exhibition catalogue  

Glenn Barkley:  Idris Murphy, Artist Profile Magazine, Issue 3, p44-49

Lyndal Crisp: The art that artists collect, The Australian Financial Review, 15/12/2007
Nick Waterlow: Curator’s Notes-Five x Five, Exhibition Catalogue, 19/04/2007, pp7, 18

Solenne Ducos: Idris Murphy, COFA-UNSW, Summer Issue 15, p19
Janis Lande: A Public of Individuals – Interview with Idris Murphy, The College Voice, COFA online Arts Magazine, Nov p1-6

John McDonald: The Australian Landscape Revisited, Spectrum The Sydney Morning Herald, 10/09/2005, pp 28-29
Jay Johnston: the wild RED YONDER, COFA/UNSW, Spring, Issue 14, December 2005, p2
Li Jingzhe: Australian Contemporary Painting, Shanghai Peoples Fine Arts Publishing House p 70 - 72

Susan McCulloch: Paths Across the Great Divide, Weekend Australian, 27/09/2003

Two Thirds Sky- A Must See Documentary, COFA/UNSW, Winter, Issue 5, Aug-Nov, p6
Masterpiece, Sydney Morning Herald, Sept 20, p7
M.K.: Journey into the artist’s interior, The View-The Australian, Sept 19, p11
Andrew Frost: Two Thirds Sky: Artists in Desert Country, Australian Art Collector, July- Sept, Issue 21, p48
Bryce Hallett: The truth is out there, all right-in the Aboriginal landscape, Sydney Morning Herald, Sept 18, p3
Doug Anderson: Two Thirds Sky, Sydney Morning Herald, Sept 20
John McDonald: Sand and Sun – Interpreting the desert on canvas, Australian Financial Review, June 13

Sasha Grishin: Little Gems within a Diverse Group, The Canberra Times, May 9

Michael Reid: Treasure on boardroom walls, The Australian, Sept 2-3

Bruce James: Thoroughly Modern Clarice, Spectrum- Sydney Morning Herald, May 1, p12s
Bruce James: Making an Exhibition of Themselves, Spectrum-Sydney Morning Herald, April 17, p10

Drury, Nevill: Images 3 in Contemporary Australian Painting, Craftsman House Press, p 154

John McDonald: The Best Game in Town, Spectrum- Sydney Morning Herald, April 12
James Taylor (editor): Box kite- A Journal of Poetry & Poetics, pp157-166

EREMOS Magazine, Eremos Institute, Volume No 46

Joanna Mendelssohn: Country Visions Need The City, The Bulletin, Jan 26-Feb 2, pp74-77
Kevin Connor: Common Ground, catalogue introduction, COFA, UNSW
Watson, Bronwyn: No mere window dressing, Arts- Sydney Morning Herald, Sept 10, p17
Jacques Delaruelle: In the game, The Sydney Review, Sept

Max Germaine: The Encyclopaedia of Australian Art, Craftsman House Press
Nevill Drury: Images in Contemporary Australian Painting, Craftsman House Press

Nevill Drury: Contemporary Australian Painting, Craftsman House Press

Morris West: The Heretic, Isotome Press
Nevill Drury: New Art Two, Craftsman House Press
Matt Condon: West writing the wrongs, The Sun Herald, October 2
Kevin Connor: News in Town, The Good Weekend, October 1, p59

Edmond Capon & Jan Meek: Portrait of a Gallery, Art Gallery of NSW, Chapel Court, p58
Illustration- Exhibition Commentary, Art and Australia, Summer, Vol 20, No 2, p88

Dawn Mendham: The Refining Fire, Albatross Books, pp98-105

Illustration- Exhibition Commentary, Art and Australia, Summer, Vol 9