Australian Art - General

  • # 24680

    WOOD, Ghislaine

    Art deco 1910-1939

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 2008. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, 317 pp, illustrated, a fine copy of this lavishly produced exhibition catalogue, now scarce.

  • # 24664

    ELLIS, Rennie

    The all new Australian graffiti

    Melbourne : Sun Books, 1985. Small quarto, pictorial wrappers, [144] pp, all illustrated. Scarce. The third volume in Ellis’ series on Australian graffiti with hundreds of examples of street graffiti in the 1980s.

  • # 24663

    ELLIS, Rennie; TURNER, Ian

    Australian graffiti

    Melbourne : Sun Books, 1975 (1976 reprint). Small quarto, pictorial wrappers, [96] pp, all illustrated, foreword by Ian Turner. Scarce.

  • # 24658

    RADFORD, Ron and HYLTON, Jane

    Modern Australian women : paintings & prints 1925-1945.

    Adelaide : Art Gallery of South Australia, 2000. Quarto, laminated wrappers, pp. 144, illustrated throughout with colour plates of works by the artists Jean Appleton, Gwen Barringer, Clarice Beckett, Dorrit Black, Elise Blumann, Stella Bowen, Lina Bryans, Ethel Carrick (Fox), Dora Chapman, Sybil Craig, Grace Crowley, Anne Dangar, Bessie Davidson, Agnes Goodsir, Marjorie Gwynne, Mary …

  • # 24652

    DIXON, Christine and SMITH, Terry.

    Aspects of Australian figurative painting 1942 – 1962. Dreams, fears and desires.

    Sydney : Power Institute, 1984. Quarto, illustrated cards, 96pp. illustrated. Cover illustration by Charles Blackman. Includes much on Nolan and his contemporaries.

  • # 24573

    Barnett, P. Neville

    Pictorial book-plates : their origin and their use in Australia (Deluxe edition)

    Sydney: The Beacon Press, 1931. Quarto, gilt-lettered decorative cloth, 144pp., with numerous original and reproduced bookplates by notable Australian artists including Sydney Long (signed etching), Sydney Ure Smith, Adrian Feint, John Godson, Gayfield Shaw, Tom Roberts, Lionel Lindsay, Norman Lindsay, Perrotet, etc. The deluxe edition, printed on larger paper than the standard edition, with additional …

  • # 24478

    The Field revisited

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria 2018. Two volumes in plastic slipcase, quarto, each with diecut wrappers, the first volume being a 144 page monograph on the seminal exhibition of Australian modernism held in 1968, the second volume being a 96 page facsimile of the rare original 1968 catalogue. As new condition. ‘The National Gallery …

  • # 24367

    WEBB, Vivienne et al.

    Meridian : focus on contemporary Australian art

    Sydney : Museum of Contemporary Art, 2002. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 168, illustrated. Artists :  Aleks Danko, John Dunkley-Smith, Farrell & Parkin, Fiona Foley, Antony Hamilton, Robert Hunter, Kutuwulumi Purawarrumpatu (Kitty Kantilla), Peter Kennedy, Bea Maddock, Max Pam, George Popperwell, Michael Riley, William Seeto, George Tjungurrayi, John Wolseley, Judith Wright, Jurek Wybraniec. MERIDIAN: Focus on …

  • # 24382

    FAHY, Kevin et al.

    Australian art pottery 1900 – 1950

    Sydney : Casuarina Press, 2004. Quarto, gilt-lettered cloth in illustrated dustjacket, 362 pp. profusely illustrated. Limited to 2000 numbered copies. An essential reference.

  • # 24006

    LINDSAY, Norman; LINDSAY, Lionel; SOUTER, D.H.; McCRAE, Hugh et al.

    The Lone Hand : the Australian monthly. Vol. I, No. 6, October 1, 1907

    Sydney : Printed and published by William Macleod for The Bulletin, 1907. Octavo, pictorial wrappers (fine); pp. i-xxxii, 581-695, xxxiv-lx; illustrations in black and white by Lionel Lindsay, Alek Sass, and D. H. Souter; featuring Bertram Stevens, Edgar Heane, Edward Dyson, and Norman Lindsay; many advertisements at front and rear; internally very clean; a good …

  • # 23572

    A collection of 10 publications from the Mildura Sculpture Triennials

    A collection of ten publications, some quite scarce, from the significant sculpture triennials held at Mildura, which attracted an array of Australian an New Zealand exhibiting artists. Mildura Prize for Sculpture 1967. Mildura : Mildura Arts Centre, 1967. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 60, illustrated. The Fourth Mildura Sculpture Triennial 1970. Mildura : Mildura Arts Centre, …

  • # 24297

    MATHEWS, Erin

    Space : 50 years since man first stepped on the moon

    Sale, Vic. : Gippsland Art Gallery, 2019. Quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers, pp. 40, illustrated. Printed in an edition of 500 copies. New copy. Exhibition catalogue published July 2019. ‘Stars, Science Fiction and Spacemen’ by Erin Mathews, Curator, Gippsland Art Gallery. ‘Outer Space: Between Art, Apollo and Science Fiction’ by Dr Andrew Frost, Art Writer, Critic …

  • # 24296

    GREGG, Simon

    Time/lapse : through time & topography

    Sale, Vic. : Gippsland Art Gallery, 2016. Quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers, unpaginated, illustrated. Printed in an edition of 500 copies. New copy. Catalogue of an exhibition of contemporary photography and old master prints. Artists include Polixeni Papapetrou.

  • # 24293

    GREGG, Simon


    Aly Aitken, Eloise Calandre, James Gleeson, Adam Laerkesen, Sam Spenser, Joel Zika. Text by Simon Gregg, Steve Proposch; curated by Simon Gregg. Sale, Vic. : Gippsland Art Gallery, 2011. Small quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 64, illustrated. Printed in an edition of 1000 copies. New copy.  

  • # 24102

    PARAMANTHAN, Nathan (editor)

    The Melbourne modernists

    Melbourne : Victorian Artists’ Society, 1990. Oblong folio, boards in dustjacket (rubbed), pp. 40, illustrated. A study on Society members painters William Frater, A. M. Plante, Arnold Shore and Isabel Tweddle.  

  • # 24099

    MACLEOD, Diane

    People, prints and patronage : the development of the Geelong Art Gallery’s print collection 1900-1996

    Geelong Art Gallery, 1996. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 72, illustrated.