Australia Artists Q-Z

  • # 21218

    SIBLEY, Irena

    William, the wizard who wasn’t (Presentation copy)

    Fitzroy, Vic. : The Five Mile Press, 1989. First trade edition. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the first blank for Melbourne publishers John and Zelma Gartner, owners of The Hawthorn Press, ‘To John and Zelma regards Irena Sibley 1989’. Quarto, fine illustrated boards in like dustjacket, 38 pp, illustrated with Sibley’s magnificent colour …

  • # 21147

    GRAY, Anna

    Tom Roberts

    Canberra : National Gallery of Australia, 2015. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp. 320, illustrated. New copy of the catalogue from this landmark exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia. This book is now out of print. “This publication accompanies the exhibition Tom Roberts at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra and discusses Tom Roberts’s life and …

  • # 21146

    MIMMOCCHI, Denise; BRAND, Michael

    Tony Tuckson

    Sydney : Art Gallery of New South Wales, [2018]. Quarto, embossed illustrated boards, cloth spine, pp. 227, fully illustrated, a new copy in publisher’s shrinkwrap. Published in conjunction with a major exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. “Tony Tuckson’s story is not a simple one. He was an artist – arguably Australia’s most …

  • # 20705

    SHARP, Martin, 1942-2013 (artist); [RAWLINS, Adrian, 1939-2001]

    Mr. Fogg’s Music Hall Proudly Presents Adrian, the Cabaret.

    Bellevue Hill / Paddington, NSW : Roger Foley, 2002. Poster, sheet 295 x 210 mm, printed on heavy stock, announcing a variety evening in memory of bohemian poet, performer and promoter Adrian Rawlins at the Church Hall, Paddington Markets; performers include Jeannie Lewis and Steve Blau, Edwina Blush, Austen Tayshus, Ellis D. Fogg, Kavisha Mazzella, …

  • # 21024

    Sydney Ure Smith

    Art in Australia. A Quarterly Magazine. Third Series, Number Forty-Seven. B.E. Minns Number

    Edited by Sydney Ure Smith & Leon Gellert. Sydney : Art in Australia, 1932. Octavo, pictorial card wrappers, 70pp, illustrated with tipped-in colour plates, plus b/w plates, faint foxing to preliminaries, else a fine copy. Features essay by Julian Ashton on the artist on the Future of the Theatre, and an article on the artist’s …

  • # 20918

    STRIZIC, Mark

    Mark Strizic. Melbourne : marvellous to modern

    Text by Emma Matthews. Introduction by Barry Jones. Melbourne : Thames & Hudson in association with the State Library of Victoria, 2009. Quarto, boards in dustjacket (slight handling wear), pp. 176, illustrated; a fine copy. Strizic’s iconic images of twentieth century Melbourne. “This work shows us many aspects of Melbourne – its magnificent architectural heritage, its …

  • # 20878

    SMART, Jeffrey

    Not quite straight (Signed copy)

    Melbourne : William Heinemann Australia, 1996. Large octavo, boards with dust jacket, 464 pp. Illustrated with photographs. Memoirs from one of Australia’s foremost artists working in precisionist depictions of urban landscapes. Signed by artist on title page.

  • # 20875

    KNIGHTS, Mary and NORTH, Ian

    Hossein Valamanesh : out of nothingness (signed copy)

    Adelaide : Wakefield Press, 2011. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 176, illustrated. Signed by the artist on the front free endpaper. Hossein Valamanesh draws on his Iranian heritage and experience of the Australian landscape and culture to create enigmatic artworks imbued with a disturbing beauty. Born in Tehran, he came to Australia in 1973 aged …

  • # 20041

    WATKINS, Dick

    Australia. Dick Watkins. XVIII Bienal de Sao Paulo, Brazil October 4 – December 15 1985

    Broken Hill : Broken Hill City Art Gallery, 1985. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp.56, illustrated.

  • # 19871

    SPARTALIS, Arthur

    Henri van Raalte : master printmaker (signed copy)

    Perth : Arthur Spartalis Fine Art, 1989. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (a little marked), pp. 118, extensively illustrated. Signed and inscribed by Spartalis on the half-title. The most extensive work on van Raalte (1881 – 1929), one of Australia’s greatest printmakers.

  • # 19954

    STRUTT, William

    Victoria the golden: scenes, sketches, and jottings from nature. Melbourne, Victoria, 1850- 1862.

    With a narrative by Marjorie Tipping. Melbourne: Library Committee, Parliament of Victoria, 1980. Oblong folio, gilt-decorated cloth, glassine wrapper, pp. 84, extensively illustrated.

  • # 20022

    RADFORD, Ron

    Tom Roberts

    Adelaide : Art Gallery of South Australia, 1996. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp. 224, illustrated, fine.

  • # 20035

    WATSON, Jenny

    Jenny Watson. The fabric of fantasy

    Sydney : Museum of Contemporary Art, 2017. Quarto, illustrated cloth, pp. 183, illustrated. ‘Jenny Watson is a leading Australian artist whose conceptual painting practice spans more than four decades. Curated by MCA Curator Anna Davis this survey exhibition features works from the 1970s to the present, including examples of Watson’s early realist paintings and drawings, …

  • # 20194


    Jeffrey Smart : a review exhibition

    [Sydney] : Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1982. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 9, illustrated. Biographical notes and catalogue.

  • # 19706

    COOK, Hume

    Australian fairy tales. (Presentation copy)

    With illustrations by Christian Yandell. Melbourne : J. Howlett-Ross, 1925. Quarto, decorated cloth (a little discoloured), 140 pp., tipped-in colour frontispiece (small crease), light foxing to preliminaries, 5 additional colour and black and white plates by Christian Yandell (later Waller). Presentation inscription from Hume Cook and his wife to Mr. and Mrs Ross H. McMaster …

  • # 20518

    McCAUGHEY, Patrick

    Fred Williams. (Unique leather binding by Richard Griffin)

    Sydney : Bay Books, 1980. First edition. Quarto, unique custom binding of full calf, the gilt-lettered cloth titles and image from the original cloth binding laid over, dustjacket, pp 338. An authoritative monograph on Australian artist Fred Williams, illustrated with 197 plates in full colour. Provenance: Richard Griffin, his binder’s label to endpaper; Patrick Corrigan, his ex …