ELLIS, Rennie (1940 - 2003)
Melbourne : Hardie Grant Books and the State Library of Victoria, 2014. Quarto, diecut boards, pp. 251, illustrated. Mint copy, still in publisher’s shrinkwrap. Decadent: 1980-2000 is a photography book showcasing Rennie Ellis’ contribution to photography and social history. With an introduction by photographer and Rennie contemporary William Yang and an essay by photographer and …
ELLIS, Rennie (1940 - 2003)
Melbourne : Hardie Grant Books and the State Library of Victoria, 2014. Quarto, diecut boards, pp. 251, illustrated. Decadent: 1980-2000 is a photography book showcasing Rennie Ellis’ contribution to photography and social history. With an introduction by photographer and Rennie contemporary William Yang and an essay by photographer and art critic Robert McFarlane, Decadent highlights …
Melbourne : Macmillan, 1980. Oblong quarto, boards and dustjacket (slight edge wear), pp. 102, illustrated. A fine reference on the colonial artist.
Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 2011. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 302, extensively illustrated, a fine copy.
No Other Man No Other Store : The Extraordinary Life of Sir Charles Lloyd Jones: Painter, Patron and Patriot 1878-1958
Melbourne : Macmillan, 2013. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 239, illustrated. New cop of an out of print title. Sir Charles Lloyd Jones always wanted to be an artist and, in his youth, studied painting for six and a half years, first at the Julian Ashton Art School in Sydney and then at the Slade …
Adelaide : Wakefield Press, 2007 (2014 reprint). Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 104, illustrated. New copy. Robert Hannaford is one of Australia’s foremost portrait artists, but this is only one aspect of his work. Robert Hannaford: Natural eye, the first book to be published on this acclaimed artist, reveals a richer, fuller story: of an artist …
A study of cultural eccentricities operating within the confines of Antipodean normalcy. Copiously illustrated with the masterpieces of avant gard, centre gard and derrier gard artists, along with a text that is not only astonishingly profound, but also surprisingly readable, from the hand of the celebrated author Donald Friend. Sydney: Richard Griffin, 1985. Folio, gilt-embossed …
HENSON, Bill (1955 -)
Paris : Editions Bessard, 2016. Quarto, full silk with lenticular (holographic) cover, small bump to corner, pp. , all full-page images of Henson’s photographs, paper folder at rear containing a signed photograph of a nude girl measuring 11.5 x 16 cm. Limited to 750 copies. A trade edition of 30 copies with additional signed photograph was …
St. Lucia, QLD : UOQ Press, 1993. First edition. Large octavo, boards in dustjacket, pp 191, with colour photographic portraits of the artists and colour and b/w plates of selected works; a fine copy. Profiles (based on meetings and interviews) with Whiteley, Smart, Nolan, Boyd, Olley, Brack, Olsen, Storrier, Rees, Wolseley, Lanceley, Friend, and Joshua …
Sydney : The Legend Press, Folio, quarter-cloth over decorated papered boards, dustjacket (a couple of short tears but uncommonly fine), pp. [xviii]; 18 colour plates, occasional light foxing. Biographical note by John Brackenreg. Scarce in this condition.
JOHNSON, George & Louis
Melbourne : The Centre for the Development of Artists Books and Limited Editions, 1994. Quarto, decorated boards in a clamshell box, 36pp, illustrated. Essays by Terry Sturm and Gary Catalano on the important New Zealand poet and painter. The poems of Louis Johnson are complemented by illustrations by his brother. Limited to 40 copies signed …
Sydney : Craftsman House, 1992. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 204, illustrated. Early monograph on the important Australian abstract painter.
Canberra : Australian Gallery Directors Council, 1980. Quarto, wrappers in dustjacket, pp. 136, illustrated.
[GASCOIGNE, Rosalie]. EDWARDS, Deborah
Sydney : Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1997. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 62, illustrated throughout in colour, essay on the artist by Deborah Edwards, preface by Edmund Capon, text by James Mollison and Steven Heath, includes list of plates, catalogue of works and biographical notes. Published for the exhibition held at the Art Galler …
Sydney : Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1980. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 72, illustrated.
South Australia : Wakefield Press, 2002. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 112, illustrated in colour throughout. New copy. In the year of the renowned artists 90th birthday, Franz Kempf: Aspects of a journey gathers together many of Kempf’s finest works from the 1940s to today, including treasures from his private collection. John Neylon’s illuminating essay considers the …