Australian Art - General

  • # 35492

    DIGGINS, Lauraine

    The Antipodeans : another chapter

    Melbourne : Malakoff Fine Art Press, 1988. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 72, illustrated. A retrospective of the significant exhibition of 1959 with additional important works by Arthur Boyd, John Brack, David Boyd, Clifton Pugh, Robert Dickerson, Charles Blackman, and John Perceval.

  • # 35473


    Sotheby’s Fine Contemporary and Aboriginal Art. Melbourne Tuesday 28 November 1995

    Melbourne : Sotheby’s, 1995. Quarto (270 x 210 mm), illustrated card covers, pp 56; auction catalogue with 134 lots, most illustrated in colour, prices annotated in pen, price stapled on to title page, addenda catalogue stapled inside lower wrapper, a good copy.

  • # 35332

    McCORMICK, Alice; RHODES, Sarah

    The artist’s lunch : at home with Australia’s most celebrated artists (with a signed drawing by Mirka Mora)

    Text : Alice McCormick; photography : Sarah Rhodes. Foreword by Margaret Olley. Sydney : Murdoch Books, 2008. Quarto, boards in dustjacket (corners rubbed), pp. 231, illustrated. This copy with a full page inscription by Mirka Mora on the half-title, with a signed drawing of two angels. “Join photographer Sarah Rhodes and writer Alice McCormick as …

  • # 35182

    GORMAN, Clem and Therese

    Intrépide : Australian women artists in early twentieth-century France

    Melbourne : Monash University Publishing, 2020. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. xl; 228, 16 leaves of colour plates, new copy. It is hard for us to imagine the oppressed lives of single women in the first half of the twentieth century. Yet a few determined Australian women took a leap into the unknown and carved careers …

  • # 35153

    [JERREMS, Carol et al.].

    Woman 1975

    Melbourne : Young Women’s Christian Association of Australia, 1975. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (cover image by Laurie Wilson, a little rubbed and marked, spine silverfishes with title written in black ink, pp. 160, illustrated. Foreword by Stella C. Watson, introduction by Jennie Boddington. ‘A permanent record of the exhibition of photographs entitled Woman, which was the …

  • # 35040

    LARWILL, David et al.

    Roar again (multiple signed copy)

    Mark Schaller, David Larwill, Mark Howson, Karan Hayman, Wayne Eager, Judi Singleton, Peter Ferguson, Jill Noble, Mike Nicholls, Sarah Faulkner, Andrew Ferguson, Pasquale Giardino : 22 August – 9 September 2001. Melbourne : Metro 5, 2001. Quarto, single card, folded, pp. [8], essay by David Thomas, illustrated. Signed on the upper wrapper by Mark Schaller, …

  • # 35465

    DAVIES, Alan; STANBURY, Peter

    The mechanical eye in Australia: photography, 1841-1900

    Melbourne : Oxford University Pres, 1985. First Edition. Quarto, publisher’s black cloth in fine dustjacket, illustrated endpapers, 270 pp, profusely illustrated, a fine copy of the most useful reference work on Australian colonial photography yet published, now scarce.

  • # 34146

    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, a fine copy, practically as new. ‘The result of a four year research project which has exposed a number of previously unheralded potters and re-assessed the work of others. The first major publication …

  • # 35461

    TAYLOR, Elena et al.

    Australian impressionists in France

    Melbourne, Victoria : National Gallery of Victoria, 2013. Quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers, pp. xiv, 177, illustrated. Australian Impressionists in France provides a new perspective on one of the best-known and loved periods in Australian art. It reveals for the first time the extent of Australian artists’ participation in the global movement of Impressionism, and examines …

  • # 34974

    FOLK, Saskia


    Melbourne : Macmillan, 2004. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. [144], illustrated. New copy. Photobook of street art in Australia, including works by Banksy, Anthony Lister, and others. City walls and public places provide ready-made surfaces for works by today’s migratory population of graffiti and stencil artists. This social commentary is an innovative art form. Saskia Folk …

  • # 35393

    EAGLE, Mary and MINCHIN, Jan

    The George Bell School. Students, Friends, Influences.

    Melbourne: Deutscher Fine Art and Sydney : Resolution Press, 1981. Quarto, blindstamped cloth in dustjacket (some handling wear including rubbing and creasing, small tear to head of spine), 272 pages, fully illustrated. Limited to 1000 numbered copies, featuring artists Eric Thake, Alan Sumner, Yvonne Atkinson, Geoff Jones, Jack Courier, Justin Gill, Sali Herman, Ian Armstrong, …

  • # 35372

    NORTON, Leonie

    Women of flowers : botanical art in Australia from the 1830s to the 1960s

    Canberra : National Library of Australia, 2010. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 126, illustrated; light handling marks, bookplate to pastedown, a very good copy.

  • # 35303

    CRAMER, Sue

    Centre five at Heide Park and Art Gallery

    Melbourne : Heide Park and Art Gallery, c1984. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 29, illustrated. Works by Vincas Jomantas, Julius Kane, Inge King, Clifford Last, Lenton Parr, Norma Redpath, and Teisutis Zikaras. “Mounted in conjunction with the second Australian Sculpture Triennial”–Cover.

  • # 35331

    TUCKER, Albert et al

    Angry Penguins and Melbourne realist painting in Melbourne in the 1940s

    London : South Bank Centre, 1988. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (by Albert Tucker), pp. 176, illustrated throughout. A detailed monograph and exhibition catalogue.

  • # 35325

    GELLATLY, Kelly et al.

    Heidelberg to Heide : creating an Australian landscape 1850-1950

    Melbourne : Heide Museum of Modern Art, 2001. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 64, illustrated. Printed in an edition of 2000 copies.

  • # 35318

    EISLER, William and SMITH, Bernard

    Terra Australis : the furthest shore.

    Sydney : International Cultural Corporation of Australia Limited for the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1988. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 239, crease to half-title, illustrated. A large scale exhibition on the history of the discovery and colonisation of the Australian continent, a detailed catalogue.