Australia Artists A-D

  • # 23019

    ARKLEY, Howard (1951 - 1999)

    Howard Arkley : The home show. Australian Pavilion, 48th Venice Biennale of Art 1999

    Melbourne : Australia Council, 1999. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 44, colour illustrations. Fine copy. This is the catalogue of an exhibition of Howard Arkley’s paintings showcased at the 1999 Venice Biennale. The body of work exhibited transformed the familiar and mundane of suburbia into the unique and the exotic at the hands of this unique …

  • # 23195

    [CONDER, Charles]; EAGLE, Mary

    The oil paintings of Charles Conder in the National Gallery of Australia

    Canberra : National Gallery of Australia, 1997. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, 128 pp. A comprehensive monograph, featuring key works of Conder’s with full colour images and academic essays on each featured piece.

  • # 23192


    Grace Cossington-Smith : a life

    From drawings in the collection of the National Gallery of Australia. Canberra : National Gallery of Australia, 1993. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 64, illustrated.

  • # 23188

    [COBURN]. ROZEN, Alan.

    The art of John Coburn

    Sydney : Ure Smith, 1979. Folio, laminated cards, 96pp, illustrated throughout. The scarce first monograph on Coburn.

  • # 23152


    Arthur Boyd : retrospective exhibition, June-July, 1962, Whitechapel Gallery, London.

    London : Whitechapel Gallery, 1962. Large octavo, pictorial wrappers (wrappers with some creasing), 31pp. Illustrated predominently in black and white, with preface by Bryan Robertson, and introduction by Brian O’Shaughnessy. A substantial and important early Arthur Boyd exhibition catalogue.

  • # 23151

    EAGLE, Mary and MINCHIN, Jan

    The George Bell School. Students, Friends, Influences.

    Melbourne: Deutscher Fine Art and Sydney : Resolution Press, 1981. Quarto, blindstamped cloth in dustjacket, 272 pages, fully illustrated, light foxing to edges. Limited to 1000 numbered copies, featuring artists Eric Thake, Alan Sumner, Yvonne Atkinson, Geoff Jones, Jack Courier, Justin Gill, Sali Herman, Ian Armstrong, Fred Williams, Harry Rosengrave, Len French, Constance Stokes, Russell …

  • # 23146


    Russell Drysdale

    Sydney : Murdoch Books, 2009 (revised edition). Quarto, boards in dust jacket, pp. 384, illustrated; a fine copy.

  • # 23121

    [BLACKMAN, Charles]

    Charles Blackman : Intimate reflections

    Sydney : Savill Galleries, 1997. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, [pp 28]. All works exhibited reproduced in full colour throughout. Price list included.

  • # 23118

    [ASHTON, William]

    Catalogue of an exhibition of oil paintings by Will Ashton

    Painted on his recent tour in Europe, held in the galleries of Anthony Hordern & Sons Ltd. Sydney : Anthony Hordern & Sons Ltd, 1925. Quarto, lettered wrappers, central crease, pp. 8′, foreword by Lionel Lindsay, catalogue of 69 works with prices, two colour and two black & white reproductions of Ashton’s paintings of France and …

  • # 23114

    GRANEK, Walter

    A line around a dream : Charles Blackman

    Melbourne : [Laurine Diggins Fine Art, 1994]. Small Quarto, pictorial wrappers, 36pp, illustrated with colour images. Price list enclosed.

  • # 23065

    GREGORY, John

    Carnival in Suburbia. The art of Howard Arkley

    Melbourne : Cambridge University Press, 2006. Folio, illustrated boards with acetate dustjacket (slight chip to head of spine), pp. 214, slight crease to half-title, extensively illustrated. From the library of art historian Leigh Astbury, signed by him on the half title. Scarce    

  • # 23024

    DOBELL, Bill

    William Dobell : paintings from 1926 to 1964 (signed copy)

    Sydney : Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1964. . Octavo, pictorial wrappers (slightly creased), [40pp]. Catalogue for a major retrospective of Dobell’s works, listing 223 pieces with selected items illustrated in colour and black and white. Introduction by Hal Missingham. Signed and inscribed by the artist on the title page. Ephemera enclosed.

  • # 22732

    JUDD, Craig

    Still life Stuart Black

    Melbourne] : Trustees of the Estate of Stuart Alan Black, 2012. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 84, illustrated. Scarce monograph on the painter Stuart Black (1937 – 2007), prominent member of the gay community and pioneer of Melbourne’s leather scene.

  • # 22828

    RUBIN, Carmela

    Yosl Bergner : a retrospective

    Tel Aviv : Tel Aviv Museum of Art, 2000. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 294, illustrated, text in Hebrew and English.

  • # 22982

    WILSON, Gavin

    Encounters with country : landscapes of Ray Crooke.

    Cairns, Qld. : Cairns Regional Gallery, 2005. Small square quarto, pictorial card covers, 72 pp, illustrated with colour plates throughout; a fine copy.

  • # 22977

    URE SMITH, Sydney, editor

    Douglas Annand. Drawings and paintings in Australia

    Australian Present Day Art Series. Sydney : Ure Smith, 1944. Octavo, Annand designed boards and dustjacket, pp. 96, illustrated. Tom Ramsay’s copy, with his blindstamp.