Australia Artists L-P

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    # 23818

    MOLVIG, Jon

    Jon Molvig : Maverick

    Brisbane : Thames & Hudson, 2019. Quarto, laminated illustrated boards, pp. 192, illustrated. New copy. Jon Molvig (1923–70) settled in his adopted Brisbane in 1955 and dominated the city’s art scene into the late 1960s. A volatile and rebellious character, Molvig was also a charismatic teacher whose uncompromising commitment to painting inspired a group of …

  • # 23817

    COTTE, Sabine

    Mirka Mora : a life making art

    Melbourne : Thames &​ Hudson Australia, 2019. Octavo, boards in dustjacket, pp. 268, illustrated. New copy. Mirka Mora features a rich insight into the intellectual life and art practice of one of Australia’s most versatile, creative and prolific modern artists. A Melbourne cultural icon, Mirka, along with her ex-husband Georges, was instrumental in helping to …

  • # 23795

    MARAWILI, Nongirrna

    Nongirrna Marawili : from my heart and mind

    Edited by Cara Pinchbeck with Djambawa Marawili, Kade McDonald and Henry F Skerritt. Sydney, NSW : Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2018. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 128, illustrated. Noŋgirrŋa Marawili is one of the most distinctive Aboriginal artists working today. From her home in Yirrkala, Marawili has revolutionised the art of north‐eastern Arnhem Land …

  • # 23779

    MITELMAN, Allan; CROSS, Elizabeth

    Allan Mitelman : works on paper 1967 – 2004 (signed copy)

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 2004. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 144, illustrated. A fine monograph on the minimalist. Signed by Mitelman on the title page.

  • # 23682

    GRISHIN, Sasha

    Bruno Leti’s monotypes

    Melbourne : Transart, 1994. Octavo, cloth in transparent dustjacket (flecked), pp. 69, illustrated. Limited to 500 copies.

  • # 23744

    [PICCININI, Patricia]

    Atmosphere / Autosphere / Biosphere : Works by Patricia Piccinini

    Melbourne : Drome Pty Ltd, 2000. Octavo, pictorial wrappers, dustjacket, pp. 48. illustrated throughout. Piccinini is well known for her contemporary visual art, utilising digital techniques and hyperrealistic materials. This monograph covers a range of her works, all illustrated in full colour.

  • # 23732

    PAPAPETROU, Polixeni (1960 - 2018)

    Polixeni Papapetrou. Games of consequence

    [Melbourne : the artist, 2008]. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 32, illustrated. Invitation card to Nellie Castan opening of the exhibition loosely enclosed. Essay by Natalie King. Catalogue of an exhibition held at National Art Center, Tokyo, 5 March-6 May 2008, as part of Artist File 2008 ; at Johnston Gallery, Perth. 5 April-5 May 2008 as …

  • # 19397

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    The Magic Pudding (first edition)

    : being the adventures of Bunyip Bluegum and his friends Bill Barnacle & Sam Sawnoff. Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1918. Quarto, quarter cloth over papered boards (lightly discoloured), lettered in gilt on the spine, in fine original illustrated dust jacket (discoloured, small chips to head and foot of spine, archival tape reinforcements to splits …

  • # 19480

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    The Magic Pudding (first edition, second issue)

    : being the adventures of Bunyip Bluegum and his friends Bill Barnacle & Sam Sawnoff. Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1918. Quarto, quarter blue cloth over papered boards (waterstain to upper and lower edges of upper board), in fine original illustrated dust jacket (a couple of light stains, very minor chipping to head and foot …

  • # 23759

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    The Magic Pudding (first edition)

    : being the adventures of Bunyip Bluegum and his friends Bill Barnacle & Sam Sawnoff. Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1918. Quarto, quarter cloth over papered boards (small scuff to lower board), lettered in gilt on the spine, patterned green A & R endpapers, with the illustrated bookplate of Henry L. White to pastedown, presentation …

  • # 23670


    John Perceval. Paintings 1990 – 1995

    Sydney : Gould Galleries, 1996. Quarto, illustrated wrappers,  pp. [20].  

  • # 23635

    LISTER, Anthony

    Anthony Lister : Places & things

    Brisbane : Fox Galleries, 2003. Quarto, wrappers (corner bent), pp. 32, colour illustrations, essay and interview. Scarce.

  • # 23629

    [OLSEN, John]

    John Olsen

    Sydney : Savill Galleries, 1999. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, trifold card catalogue. Includes price list, order form and invitation card.

  • # 23328

    MENPES, Mortimer Luddington (1855-1938)

    Mortimer Menpes, Adelaide-born British artist : autograph note, signed, revealing his romantic feelings towards a young woman, possibly Australian socialite Pearl Faithfull. London, circa 1899.

    Manuscript in ink on [2] pp of an octavo bifolium (180 x 110 mm), on embossed letterhead with Menpes’ Chelsea address ’25 Cadogan Gardens, S.W.’ (this residence, which Menpes had designed by the architect Arthur Heygate Mackmurdo and which was spectacularly decorated in the Japanese style, was completed in 1888, and Menpes and his family …

  • # 23049

    [DE MAISTRE]. JOHNSON, Heather

    Roy De Maistre the Australian years 1894-1930 (deluxe edition)

    Sydney : Craftsman House, 1988. Quarto, cloth in illustrated slipcase, pp. 138, foreword by Lloyd Rees, introduction to the book by Heather Johnson, chapters on De Maistre’s childhood, education, artistic practice and return to England all by Heather Johnson, 52 colour and black & white plates, detailed chronology of the artist’s life and work, list …

  • # 23233

    PRESTON, Margaret; URE SMITH, Sydney

    Art in Australia. A quarterly magazine. Third series, number twenty-two. Margaret Preston number.

    Edited by Sydney Ure Smith & Leon Gellert. Sydney : Art in Australia, 1927. Octavo, pictorial card wrappers (a couple of light marks, but very good); unpaginated, illustrated with tipped-in colour plates, plus b/w plates; some scattered pale foxing, not affecting any of the plates; a very good copy. A special edition of art in …