Australian Art - General

  • # 31803

    McDONALD, John

    Art of Australia. Vol.1 : Exploration to Federation

    Sydney : Pan Macmillan, 2008. Quarto, black boards with silver lettering, 656pp, fully illustrated in colour. A major monograph exploring Australian art across the colonial period, looking at leading artists and their works in a social historical context.

  • # 31763

    SMITH, Robert

    Aerial Art Exhibition

    [Brisbane : Queensland Art Gallery, 1962]. Octavo, illustrated wrappers with Russell Drysdale’s painting Back verandah, pp. 12, illustrated, essay by Robert Smith; a very good copy of this catalogue of an important exhibition showcasing artists from Conrad Martens to Margaret Olley.

  • # 31755


    A collection of 58 zines : Australia, U.S.A., U.K.

    Distort : not for everybody. Issue #16. West Hollywood, U.S.A. : Unicorn Records, 1981. Octavo, illustrated wrappers. HARMON, Debbie. Bad Mother: Vols 1-4. Melbourne : Debbie Quadri, 2004. Octavo, colour pictorial wrappers, numbered 314 of 1000. FLEETWOOD, Julian (ed.) The Sex Mook: What is our sex? Melbourne : Vignette Press, 2007. Octavo, colour pictorial wrappers. …

  • # 31647

    ALLEN, Traudi

    Homesickness : nationalism in Australian visual culture

    Melbourne : Macmillan Art Publishing, 2008. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 230, illustrated. A scholarly and academic work. Mint cop, as new. ‘With an approach that is irreverent but at the same time scholarly and searching, Dr Traudi Allen engagingly explores the way art history has unwittingly supported the establishment of Australian myths and stereotypes: the …

  • # 31556

    MAHOOD, Marguerite

    The loaded line : Australian political caricature 1788-1901

    Melbourne : Melbourne University Press, 1973. Octavo, boards in dustjacket (short tear), pp. [xii], 306, edges foxed, else very good.

  • # 31665

    SMITH, Colin G.

    Merric Boyd and Murrumbeena : the life of an artist in a time and a place (signed copy)

    Melbourne : the author, 2013. Quarto, laminated boards, pp. 458, illustrated. Signed by the author. In 1988 Colin Smith began researching the history of renowned Australian potter, Merric Boyd and his family in Murrumbeena and the relationship they had with their local community. This research would become Merric Boyd and Murrumbeena The Life of an …

  • # 31654

    McCULLOCH, Alan

    Art and the theatre in Victoria 1844-1984.

    [Mornington, Vic.] : Mornington Peninsula Arts Centre, [1984]. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (after Loudon Sainthill, lightly marked), pp. 22, illustrated. Touring exhibition held at the Regional Galleries of Victoria.

  • # 31658

    WILKINSON, Katherine

    Farewell to the Stables : a toast

    Melbourne, Vic. : Stonington Stables Museum of Art, Deakin University, 2007. Quarto, illustrated folding card, pp. [8]. Essay by Katherine Wilkinson. The final catalogue for the Stables. Printed in an edition of 1000 copies.

  • # 31640

    CAMPBELL, Jean

    Early Sydney moderns : John Young and the Macquarie Galleries, 1916-1946

    Sydney : Craftsman’s Press, 1988. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, lower edge rubbed, ex-library with a sticker to the endpaper (the only library mark), pp. 208, illustrated. Foreword by Lloyd Rees. A very good reference copy.

  • # 31711


    Victorian Artists’ Society Spring Exhibition 3rd October to 15th October, 1939

    Melbourne : Victorian Artists’ Society , 1939. Octavo, lettered self-wrappers, pp. [8], catalogue of 210 works.

  • # 31727


    Australian sculptors

    Melbourne : Thomas Nelson, 1980. Quarto, cloth in dustjacket (slight edge wear, foxing), pp. xx; 730, extensively illustrated. A very good copy. An alphabetical enyclopedia of Australian sculptors.

  • # 31584

    MacDONALD, James

    Australian landscape painters of to-day

    Sydney : Art in Australia, 1929. Quarto, papered boards, cloth spine (lightly marked), pp. 14, 52 plates (a number in colour, tipped-in), includes ‘Notes on Australian landscape painters’ by Basil Burdett. Printed in an edition of 750 numbered copies. Includes works by George Washington Lambert, Arthur Streeton, Elioth Gruner, Hans Heysen, Robert Johnson, John D. …

  • # 31566

    PERDUE, Amy

    The Goitre and other verses. A satire on “Modern Art” (presentation copy)

    Melbourne : W.J. Carroll, [1944]. Duodecimo, lettered wrappers (foxed), pp. 69, signed ‘With compliments, Amy Perdue (W. J. Carroll)’. Satirical poetry about the modern art scene.

  • # 31573

    STRECKER, Jacqueline et al.

    Battle Lines : Canadian & Australian artists in the field 1917-19

    Canberra : Australian War Memorial, 2001. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 31, illustrated. Includes works by Fred Leist, Arthur Streeton, Charles Bryant, A. H. Fullwood et al.

  • # 31561

    HANSEN, David (curator)

    Contemporary Gippsland artists : a touring exhibition 1990-1992.

    Morwell [Vic.] : Latrobe Valley Arts Centre, 1990. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 65, illustrated. Printed in an edition of 2000 copies. Essays by David Hansen. Includes works by Kevin Mortensen, Rodney Forbes, Peter Cole, Euan Heng, Clive Murray-White, and others.

  • # 31570

    ZIMMER, Jenny (editor)

    Animals and animism in Australian art, and other essays

    Catalogue of an exhibition, R.M.I.T. gallery, October 7-30th, 1981. Melbourne : Fine Art Dept., R.M.I.T., 1981. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 298, illustrated. Includes essays by Jenny Zimmer, Roslyn Porter, Suzi Gablik and others on topics such as Aboriginal Bark Paintings, Mirka Mora, Jon Cattapan, Kevin Mortensen, Sidney Nolan, Yirawala, Arthur Boyd, Les Kossatz, Australian Pottery, …