Australia Artists A-D

  • # 27056

    McLEAN, Ian and BENNETT, Gordon

    The art of Gordon Bennett

    Sydney : Craftsman House, 1996. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket (lower edge lightly rubbed), pp. 140, illustrated. A few handling marks and light spots of foxing.

  • # 27097

    ANDREW, Brook (curator)

    Taboo

    Curated by Brook Andrew. Sydney : Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, 2013. Octavo, cards in plastic dustjacket, pp. 175, illustrated. Printed in an edition of 750 copies. Scarce. ‘Published on the occasion of the exhibition curated by Brook Andrew at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, this book presents challenging encounters with a range of …

  • # 27042

    STREHLOW, T. G. H.

    Rex Battarbee : artist and founder of the Aboriginal art movement in Central Australia

    Sydney : The Legend Press, 1956. Quarto, decorated cloth over boards, illustrated dustjacket (silverfish marks to upper panel, light wear), offsetting and old tape marks to endpapers, pp. 48, illustrated in colour.

  • # 27057

    BENNETT, Gordon

    Gordon Bennett. Notes to Basquiat : modern art

    Sydney : SHerman Galleries, 2001. Quarto, exhibition catalogue, pp. 6, light wear, essay bu Ian McLean, illustrations. Adhesion damage with loss to lower panel.

  • # 27105

    COOK, Michael (1968 - )

    Michael Cook

    Brisbane : Andrew Baker Art Dealer, circa 2015. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. [20], illustrated. ‘Michael Cook is a photographer who worked commercially both in Australia and overseas for twenty-five years. In 2009, Cook was drawn into art photography by an increasingly urgent desire to learn about his Aboriginal ancestry and identity. As a child, Cook …

  • # 27104

    COOK, Michael (1968 - )

    Michael Cook : majority rule

    Brisbane : Andrew Baker Art Dealer, 2014. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. [16], illustrated. Essay by Louise Martin-Chew. Printed in an edition of 1000 copies. ‘Michael Cook is a photographer who worked commercially both in Australia and overseas for twenty-five years. In 2009, Cook was drawn into art photography by an increasingly urgent desire to learn about …

  • # 27092

    CANNING, Criss

    Criss Canning

    Melbourne : Sotheby’s Australia, 2018. Quarto, gilt-lettered black cloth in illustrated dustjacket, pp. 44, illustrated with 20 oil paintings by the artist. New copy. Hardcover exhibition catalogue of the popular still life painter.

  • # 27088

    [BRACK]. GRISHIN, Sasha.

    The art of John Brack.

    Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1990. Two volumes quarto, clothbound with gilt-stamped spines in matching slipcase, a very good example with light rubbing to the gilt, 236; 262pp, very slight wave to the text block in volume one. Volume one is a series of essays by Grishin on various elements of Brack’s oeuvre while volume two …

  • # 27086

    ARKLEY, Howard (1951 - 1999)

    Howard Arkley. Exhibition & sale of 40 paintings

    Melbourne : Metro 5 Gallery, 2002. Quarto, folding exhibition catalogue, pp. [8], illustrated, essay by David Thomas. Scarce catalogue from a major survey exhibition.

  • # 27071

    SMITH, Robert

    Noel Counihan Prints 1931 – 1981. A catalogue raisonne

    Sydney : Hale & Ironmonger, 1981. Quarto, gilt-blocked cloth, dust jacket ( a couple of short tears), pp. 168, fully illustrated; a very good copy of the essential reference on Counihan’s graphic output. From the library of art historian Leigh Astbury, signed by him.

  • # 27051

    CABOURET, Mark R.

    The premier bird painter of the colonies : the early career of Neville Henry Cayley in Victoria

    Dissertatio inauguralis. Hawksburn, Vic. : Naturalistes et Chasseurs (Dr Mark Cabouret), December 2014. Edition limited to 200 copies. Quarto, pictorial laminated covers, pp x, 52, colour illustrations, with numerous folding plates, an as new copy, signed by the author. Meticulously researched and handsome in its design, Cabouret’s splendidly illustrated monograph on Cayley makes an important …

  • # 27039

    DICKERSON, Jennifer

    Robert Dickerson. Against the tide. (Signed copy)

    Brisbane : Pandanus Press, 1994. Quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers, pp. 168, signed and inscribed by Robert and Jennifer Dickerson on title page, extensively illustrated in colour, text by Jennifer Dickerson, a few spots of foxing, else a fine copy.

  • # 27015

    DUNN, Lee

    Nutter Buzacott artist : observations of life and landscape

    Melbourne : Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2019. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 101, illustrated. New copy. ‘Nutter Buzacott was well known and admired in Melbourne’s early modernist art scene of the 1930s and 1940s, and his art attracted very favourable attention when he moved to Brisbane in the late 1940s, but it has been overlooked since his …

  • # 14764

    ADAMS, Tate; SANBERGS, Jan; BUSH, Stephen

    [POSTER]. Africa & Oceania (screenprint and original texta design)

    Melbourne : RMIT Faculty of Art Gallery, 1978. Screenprint on paper, 600 x 750 mm (image), lightly creased, showing a Massim canoe splashboard from the Trobriand Islands (south-east of the island of New Guinea), accompanied by the original large format black texta mockup design by Tate Adams for the poster. ‘Designed by Tate Adams and …

  • # 27006

    CANNING, Criss

    Criss Canning

    Melbourne : Sotheby’s Australia, 2018. Quarto, gilt-lettered black cloth in illustrated dustjacket, pp. 44, illustrated with 20 oil paintings by the artist. New copy. Hardcover exhibition catalogue of the popular still life painter.

  • # 26991

    BOYD, Arthur (1920 - 1999) and PORTER, Peter (1929 - 2010)

    The Lady and the Unicorn (signed)

    London : Secker & Warburg, 1975. Quarto, cloth in illustrated dustjacket, plates and text. Limited to 1000 copies signed and numbered by Boyd and Porter. A magnificent suite of narrative artworks by Arthur Boyd, arguably Australia’s most expressive painter, and Peter Porter, acclaimed Australian poet. Boyd was a founding member of the Antipodeans, and in …