Australia Artists Q-Z

  • # 26349

    [ARTHUR STREETON] Sydney Ure Smith, Bertram Stevens and C. Lloyd Jones (editors)

    The art of Arthur Streeton

    Sydney : Angus & Robertson Ltd, 1919. Special number of Art in Australia. Limited edition of 1500 copies. Quarto, illustrated mauve boards with green linen spine in dustjacket (head and foot of spine chipped and bumped), 56 plates (36 tipped-in, colour), slight offsetting as usual. Limited to 1500 copies. Includes an introduction by Julian Ashton, …

  • # 26313

    [WALLER, Christian]. THOMAS, David

    The art of Christian Waller.

    Bendigo Art Gallery, 1992. Folio, illustrated wrappers (light handling marks), 70pp. illustrated. A comprehensive exhibition catalogue on the noted art deco artist.  A very good copy.

  • # 26298

    Fred Williams : Pilbara series

    Melbourne : Ian Potter Museum of Art, 2000. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 44. Colour illustrations throughout.

  • # 26290

    DRAFFIN, Nicholas

    The art of M. Napier Waller

    Melbourne : Sun Books, 1978. Quarto, illustrated card wrappers (slight creasing to spine), pp. 80, illustrated in colour and black and white. A very good copy.

  • # 26286

    TUCKER, Albert

    Obra pictorica de Albert Tucker

    Mexico City: Embajada de Australia, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, 1969. Folio, blue printed wrappers, tri-fold brochure, large illustration of Explorer with Parrot, biography and catalogue of 42 works. Scarce exhibition catalogue from the Australian Embassy in Mexico, text in Spanish.

  • # 26285

    TUCKER, Albert

    Paintings by Albert Tucker

    Cover title : Albert Tucker. Paintings. [Tokyo : the artist, 1971]. Quarto, white wrappers, foreword by Leslie Bury, Minister for Foreign Affairs, essay by John Henshaw, catalogue of 16 works, illustrated. Catalogue for a touring exhibition of Tucker’s paintings through Asia, which exhibited at the Cultural Centre, Manila; National Museum of Modern Art, Seoul; Museum …

  • # 26246

    DARRAGH Thomas and PULLIN, Ruth

    Lieber Freund! : letters from Eugen von Guérard to Julius von Haast

    Ballarat : Art Gallery of Ballarat, 2018. Quarto, illustrated cards, pp. 82, illustrated. As new. Published as a companion volume to Ruth Pullin, ‘The Artist as Traveller: the sketchbooks of Eugene von Guérard’ and in association with the exhibition: ‘Eugene von Guérard: Artist-Traveller’, Art Gallery of Ballarat, this book makes available, for the first time …

  • # 26169

    JONES, Shar et al.

    Portraits in the landscape : the house paintings of William Tibbits, 1870-1906

    Sydney : Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, 1984. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (lightly marked), previous owner’s name inside upper wrapper, pp. 26, illustrated. Exhibition held at Elizabeth Bay House, 1 Mar.-30 Apr. 1984.

  • # 26164

    SMART, JEFFREY 1921-2013; BERESFORD, Bruce; [Australian Galleries]

    Jeffrey Smart : paintings and studies 2006-2010 and one drawing from 1946

    Exhibition catalogue: Melbourne, 11-30 May 2010 — Sydney, 22 June-10 July 2010. Collingwood, Vic. : Australian Galleries, 2010. Oblong quarto, illustrated wrappers (a couple of spots of foxing upper wrapper), 80 pp, colour illustrations, bibliography, a very good copy.

  • # 26150

    BOND, Anthony

    Ken Unsworth

    Sydney : Artand Foundation, 2018. Quarto, cloth bound boards, pp. 252, extensively illustrated, fold out plates. Sculptor, installation and performance artist,Unsworth was born in 1931 in the Melbourne suburb of Richmond. Despite growing up as a self-described typical Melbourne kid who loved football, trams and a beer, Unsworth has become one of Australia’s most significant …

  • # 26057

    WALKER, Thornton; GRISHIN, Sasha

    Thornton Walker

    Melbourne : Melbourne Books, 2015. Quarto, cloth in dustjacket, pp. 160, illustrated. New copy. Thornton Walker is a mid-career Melbourne-based artist whose work is represented in collections in the British Museum and Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Nagoya, Japan, and throughout Australia, including the National Gallery of Australia, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art …

  • # 26047

    WHITELEY, Brett and DRISCOLL, Michael.

    Native Rose (hardcover edition, in a full leather binding)

    Sydney : Richard Griffin, 1986. Large quarto, bound in full calf with gilt-lettering to spine, in illustrated dust jacket, 58 pp, poetry by Driscoll, illustrated by Whiteley. The scarce hardcover edition of this book of poems illustrated with large format plates. This copy is bound in full calf – certainly one of only a handful …

  • # 25537

    STRASSER, Theo


    Melbourne : Anajah Press, 2014. Quarto, handpainted paper portfolio containing text sheet and 16 colour prints of the artist’s collages. An artist’s book by Melbourne creator Theo Strasser, limited to 25 numbered and signed copies. “The Berlin collages were made in a studio apartment with a large glass table overlooking the Jewish memorial in central …

  • # 25973

    TILLERS, Imants

    Imants Tillers. Venice Biennale 1986 Australia.

    Adelaide : Art Gallery Board of South Australia and Sydney : The Visual Arts Board of the Australia Council; 1986. Quarto, lettered wrappers, pp. 60, illustrated. Printed in an edition of 3000 copies designed by Imants Tillers. Official catalogue of Australia’s entry to the 1986 Venice Biennale.

  • # 25532

    STRASSER, Theo


    Melbourne : Anajah Press, 2016. Quarto, lettered silver felt cover, pp. [72], illustrated. An artist’s book by Melbourne creator Theo Strasser, limited to 30 numbered and signed copies. “‘Today’ is an artist book with an ambiguous silver cover, that denies its appearance as a metallic object, as it is skin smooth, with a soft under …

  • # 25989

    YOUNG, John

    John Young : silhouettes and polychromes 1979-1992 (signed presentation copy)

    Texts by Graham Coulter-Smith, Christina Davidson, Graham Forsyth. Melbourne : Schwartz City, 1993. Quarto, wrappers in dustjacket, pp. 146, illustrated. With a signed presentation inscription to the half title by the artist. Edition of 1100 copies. A fine copy.