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    # 26773

    [OLSEN]. McGREGOR, Ken.

    William Creek & Beyond.

    Australian artists explore the outback. Jason Benjamin, Hazel Dooney, Robert Jacks, David Larwill, Jeff Makin, John Olsen, Rodney Pople, Mark Schaller, Andrew Sibley, Tim Storrier.  Artists profiles by Ashley Crawford. Photography by Hari Ho. Sydney: Craftsman House, 2002. Quarto, gilt-lettered purple cloth in slipcase, lettered in gilt with pictorial onlay, 303 pp, illustrated throughout. The de …

  • # 26768


    Jeffrey Smart paintings of the ‘70s and ‘80s (signed copy)

    Sydney : Craftsman House, 1990 (1992 reprint). Quarto, boards, pictorial dust jacket (corners rubbed, shelf wear to lower edge), pp. 168, light foxing to preliminaries, illustrated throughout with colour plates of Smart’s realist paintings, academic text by John McDonald on the work and style of Jeffrey Smart. Signed by the artist on the title page.

  • # 26729

    STANHOPE, Zara

    Arthur Boyd : an active witness

    West Cambewarra, N.S.W. : Bundanon Trust, 2013. Octavo, laminated pictorial boards, pp. 95, illustrated. Published to coincide with a touring exhibition of the same name starting at the Museum of Australian Democracy, Canberra, 8 May-29 September 2013. Most of the exhibited works are from the Bundanon Trust Collection. This is the first major exhibition to …

  • # 26766


    Jeffrey Smart. A man is illogical on horseback; but in a satellite, surreal (signed copy)

    Foreword by Germaine Greer. Melbourne : Gryphon Books, 1983. Quarto, cloth bound boards in illustrated dustjacket, pp. 131, colour plates (many tipped-in), signed by Jeffrey Smart on the half-title page and inscribed to the art dealer Dennis Savill Kind regards to the Man of the Spheres. Provenance : Dennis Savill, Savill Galleries, Sydney.

  • # 26760

    HERBERT, Harold

    Catalogue of water colours depicting parts of Phillip Island and the valley of the Kiewa River

    Melbourne : The Fine Art Society’s Gallery, 1928. Small quarto, lettered wrappers, 4 pp., catalogue of 44 watercolours. Scarce.

  • # 26748


    Norman Lindsay Watercolours 1897 – 1969

    Bungendore : Odana Editions, 2003. Quarto, pictorial boards in illustrated dustjacket, 312 pp., lengthy gift inscription on the title page in pen, a few spots to fore edge and preliminaries, extensively illustrated with colour plates, notes and commentary on Lindsay’s artworks and techniques. The standard edition, limited to 500 copies, a de luxe edition was …

  • # 26743

    PICCININI, Patricia (1965 - )

    Retrospectology : the world according to Patricia Piccinini

    Melbourne : Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, 2002. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 55, illustrated. ‘The first major survey exhibition by this important Australian artist with an international reputation, Retrospectology brought together Piccinini’s major three-dimensional and digital projects.  The spaces of ACCA provided two distinct and perfect environments to explore the mutable atmospheres and weird creatures …

  • # 26710

    LINTON, Ralph, et al.

    Arts of the South Seas

    New York : Simon & Schuster and the Museum of Modern Art, 1946. Quarto, boards in dustjacket (price clipped), pp. 200 illustrated in black and white. Includes work from Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia and Australia.

  • # 26706

    GRAHAM, J. C.

    Maori paintings by Gottfried Lindauer

    Pictures from the Partridge collection of paintings Auckland Art Gallery. Wellington : Reed, 1977 (third revised edition). Quarto, cloth in illustrated dustjacket (edges rubbed, small stain lower panel), pp. 116, illustrated with full page plates of Maori subjects.

  • # 26725

    CRESS, Fred

    Fred Cress : 1992 Adelaide Festival Exhibition

    Adelaide : BMG Fine Art, 1992. Quarto, lettered wrappers, pp. [20], illustrated.

  • # 26726

    CUMPSTONE, Nici et al.

    Heartland : Contemporary art from South Australia

    Adelaide : Art Gallery of South Australia, 2013. Quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers, pp. 80, illustrated. includes works by Stewart MacFarlane, Ian North, Kim Buck and Amata – Tjala artists from the Anangu Pintjatjara Yankunytjatatjara lands.

  • # 26722

    LISTER, Anthony (1979 - )

    Tales of white trash prophecy

    Anthony Lister; introduction: Tony Arcabascio; photographs: Anthony Lister, Anika Lister, Brent Kerr, George Rippon & some guy at a bar in LA. San Francisco, CA : Upper Playground : Fifty24SF Gallery, 2008. Octavo, illustrated laminated boards, unpaginated, photographically illustrated with images of Lister’s paintings, street art, gallery exhibitions and boozy drug fueled parties and friends.

  • # 26713

    LARTER, Pat

    Richard Larter : mining the archive VI : 1960, 1970, 1980, 1990, 2000, 2010.

    Melbourne : Niagara Galleries, 2011. Oblong quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. [32], illustrated. Invitation card enclosed. Catalogue of an exhibition held: Niagara Galleries, Melbourne, 5-30 April 2011.

  • # 26674

    BLACKMAN, Charles

    Charles Blackman : works from the artist’s collection

    Melbourne : Sotheby’s Australia Pty. Ltd., [2002]. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 72, 212 lots, illustrated, pen annotations. Auction of artworks from the artist’s collection.

  • # 26672

    DAVIS, Anna

    Claire Healy & Sean Cordeiro

    Sydney, NSW : Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, [2012]. Quarto, lettered boards, pp. 64, illustrated, slipcase. “Discover Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro’s spirit of adventure and their uncanny ability to transform the everyday into something extraordinary in this first major museum survey in Australia showcasing some of their most significant pieces as well as a …

  • # 26493

    POLLOCK, Jackson

    [BLUE POLES] Jackson Pollock

    [New York] : Sidney Janis Gallery, 1952. Exhibition catalogue, single sheet printed offset, 220 x 720 mm, folded to 220 x 150 mm, five panels illustrated with nine images, catalogue of 12 works, short tape mark to one panel, slight handling marks, else a very good copy. The rare original exhibition catalogue from the first …