Art Books

  • # 24683

    LEFEBVRE, Jules Joseph (artist) (1836-1911); GOUPIL & CIE. (photographers & publishers)

    Photograph of the oil painting “Chloé” at its first showing at the Paris Salon, 1875.

    Albumen print photograph, 270 x 137 mm, blind stamped lower left ‘Goupil & Cie.’, laid down on its original board mount, lithographed text across the bottom margin: ‘1478. Chloé. Peint. par Lefebvre / Photographié par Goupil & Cie. Galerie Photographique / Salon de 1875. Publié par Goupil & Cie., Editeurs’, accompanied by a 3-line extract …

  • # 24553

    ALEXANDER, George

    Julie Rrap (signed copy)

    Sydney : Piper Press, 1998. Quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers, pp. 128, illustrated. Signed by Julie Rrap and all the authors (George Alexander, Catriona Moore, Terence Maloon, Sam Schoenbaum) ‘Julie Rrap had developed an international reputation for her installations, photography and sculpture. Her unsettling representations of the body explore the relationship between the self and history, …

  • # 24501

    Catalogue. Exhibition of avant garde Chinese contemporary art

    Sydney : Dominion Art Galleries, [1963]. Folding card, exhibition catalogue, list of 35 works, prices in guineas. The exhibiting artists are Hu Chi-Chung, Ku Fu-Sheng, Shiy De-Jinn, Fong Chung-Ray, Liu Kuo-Sung, Han Hsiung-Ning and Peng Wan-Ts. A rare original catalogue from the first exhibition in Australia of the Fifth Moon Group of Taiwan ( 五月画会), a …

  • # 24454

    Soul of a city : the City of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

    Conception: Oswald Ziegler; principal photography: Max Dupain; text: John Thompson. Sydney : produced by O. Ziegler Pub., and distributed by Angus &​ Robertson, [1962]. Quarto, papered boards in illustrated dustjacket (chipped and stained), pp. [72], illustrated. Sydney in the sixties, photographed by Dupain.

  • # 24205

    MOFFATT, Tracey (Australian, b. 1960)

    Tracey Moffatt : Exposition

    Centre cultural de la Fundacio la Caixa, Barcelone, 20 mai-18 juillet 1999, Centro Galego de arte contemporánea, Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle, 30 juillet-3 octobre 1999, Centre national de la photographie, Paris, 17 novembre 1999-24 janvier 2000 / exposition organisée et produite par la Fundaciío “la Caixa”, Barcelone et le Centre national de la photographie, Paris. Paris : Centre …

  • # 24628


    Max Gimblett : the brush of all things (presentation copy with drawing)

    Wystan Curnow, Thomas McEvilley, Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett. Auckland : Auckland Art Gallery, 2004. Quarto, illustrated frenchfold wrappers, pp. 72, illustrated. Lacks the CD-ROM. Presentation copy, signed and inscribed by the artist with an ink figure study. Catalogue of an exhibition held at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 19 June – 29 August, 2004 and at …

  • # 24625

    McCAHON, Colin

    Colin McCahon : a survey exhibition

    Auckland City Art Gallery, 1972. Small quarto, wrappers in illustrated dustjacket (foxed), pp. 42, illustrated.

  • # 24621

    PICCININI, Patricia

    Patricia Piccinini : in another life

    Wellington : City Gallery Wellington, 2006. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 48, illustrated. Text by Stella Brennan, Ingrid Winship; editor, Emma Bugden.

  • # 24612


    Memory maps

    Brisbane : Grahame Galleries and Editions, 1993. Oblong octavo, lettered boards, cloth spine, pp. [16], illustrated. ‘book to accompany exhibition of works on paper by John Honeywill, Nov. 10 – Dec. 11, 1993 published in an edition of 100 numbered and signed copies plus 10 AP’s. The book is a collaboration between the artist who …

  • # 24606

    PRESTON, Edwina

    Howard Arkley : not just a suburban boy

    Sydney : Duffy &​ Snellgrove, 2002. Octavo, illustrated wrappers (worn at lower corner), pp. 262, illustrated. Howard Arkley’s neon airbrush paintings of Australian suburban houses and their interiors represented this country at the 1999 Venice Biennale. Arkley’s work has been compared to a visual equivalent of the monologues of Barry Humphries. Arkley was also a …

  • # 24594

    HENSON, Bill; TOGNETTI, Richard; LIOR


    Directed by Richard Tognetti. August 2019. Melbourne L Australian Chamber Orchestra, 2019. Octavo, illustrated wrappers by Bill Henson, pp. 64, illustrated. Fine copy. Program for a concert of the Australian Chamber Orchestra in collaboration with Bill Henson and Lior. The program features many photograph by Henson.

  • # 24587

    LOCK, Tracey

    Dorrit Black : unseen forces

    Adelaide : Art Gallery of South Australia, 2017. Second edition. Quarto, illustrated laminated boards, pp. 224, illustrated. “Dorrit Black: Unseen Forces was written by Tracey Lock, Curator of Australian Paintings & Sculpture at the Art Gallery of South Australia. Dorrit Black is the last major Australian modernist to be the subject of a monograph. Her importance to …

  • # 24538

    FLORENCE, Yanni

    Street porn /​ Yanni Florence.

    Melbourne : M.33, 2014. Quarto (350 x 270 mm), linen bound boards with pictorial inlay, pp. [44], illustrated. Limited to 50 copies signed and numbered by the artist. “In this large format book of 26 photographs, Yanni Florence identifies and documents the iterations of a specific and highly charged genre of t-shirts. The photographs position …

  • # 24627

    FEA, Roxanne et al.

    All fired up : Carlton Ware in the Deco age

    Hawke’s Bay Museum, Napier, New Zealand, 8 February-20 March 1994. Napier, N.Z. : Hawke’s Bay Cultural Trust, 1994. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 32, illustrated. Curators: Jules Smith and Pita Gregory. Scarce

  • # 24617

    THOMPSON, Christian (1978 - )

    Ritual intimacy

    Caulfield East, Vic. : Monash University Museum of Art, 2017. Small quarto (230 x 170 mm), pictorial card covers, 128 pp, 92 pages of colour plates of indigenous multidisciplinary artist Christian Thompson’s work; catalogue essays by Charlotte Day, Brian Catling and Marina Warner; Christian Thomposn and Hetti Perkins in conversation; an as new copy. A …

  • # 24602

    BUEUKENKAMP, Frieda et al.

    Etchings by non etchers

    Images by Curtis Hore, Rodney Broad, Greg Bell, Joris Everaerts, Lorraine Jenyns, Terry O’Malley, Bob Jenyns, Frieda Beukenkamp, for the 1987 Fundraising Project of Chameleon.  Concept and realization, Frieda Beukenkamp , cover by Greg Bell and Frieda, binding by Quality Binding. A limited edition of 50. This number 27. [Hobart] : Chameleon Inc., 1987. Folio, …