Australian Indigenous Artists

  • # 43090

    WEST, Margie (editor)

    Yalangbara : art of the Djang’kawu

    Produced in partnership with Banduk Marika and other members of the Rirratjingu clan, north-east Arnhem Land ; edited by Margie West. Darwin, N.T. : Charles Darwin University Press, 2008. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 208, illustrated. “Yalangbara is the first indigenous art publication to focus upon one significant ancestral site. It has been produced on behalf …

  • # 43089

    An̲anguku Arts and Culture Aboriginal Corporation (South Australia)

    Tjukurpa Pulkatjara : the power of the law

    Adelaide : Wakefield Press, 2010. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 112, illustrated. Tjukurpa Pulkatjara: The Power of the Law is an insight into 48 benchmark works by senior artists from the Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara lands, featuring works from major private and public collections.

  • # 43088

    ALLEN, Lindy et al.

    Story place : indigenous art of Cape York and the rainforest

    South Brisbane, Qld. : Queensland Art Gallery, 2003. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, 239 pp, illustrated. This publication accompanies the first major survey exhibition of historical and contemporary art work from Australia’s Cape York Peninsula. For the first time in one book, the art and culture of Cape York is observed through a series of essays, interviews, …

  • # 43068

    BENNETT, Gordon

    Gordon Bennett

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 2007. Quarto, illustrated cards, pp. 136, illustrated. This publication accompanies an exhibition with the same title which toured Brisbane, Darwin and Perth. It examined the artist’s work since 1987.

  • # 43066

    HAMBY, Louise et al.

    Art on a string : Aboriginal threaded objects from the Central Desert and Arnhem Land

    [Sydney] : Object-Australian Centre for Craft and Design and the Centre for Cross-Cultural Research, 2001. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 96, illustrated. Art on a string introduces the aesthetic and symbolic power of necklaces and other threaded objects made by Australian Aboriginal artists from the Central desert and Arnhem land.

  • # 43064


    Dot and circle : a retrospective survey of the Aboriginal acrylic paintings of Central Australia. (Signed copy)

    A loan exhibition from the Flinders University of South Australia, first shown at the RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, 16th April-3rd May, 1985. Melbourne : Communication Services Unit, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, 1986. ‘Publication edited, produced and designed co-operatively by Janet Maughan in Adelaide and Jenny Zimmer in Melbourne.’ Quarto, original pictorial stiff wrappers, 208 pp, …

  • # 43029


    Modern Australian Aboriginal Art

    Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1951, First edition. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket (a couple of short chips and tears, light edge wear), pp. 55 plus numerous colour and black and white plates. Foreword by T.G.H. Strehlow. Includes chapters on Albert Namatjira, Edwin Pareroultja, Otto Pareroultja, Reuben Pareroultja, Walter Ebatarinja, Enos and Oskar Namatjira, Henoch …

  • # 43028

    [KNGWARREYE]. NEALE, Margo, ELLWOOD, Tony, NISHINO, Hanako, et al.

    Utopia: the genius of Emily Kame Kngwarreye

    Canberra : National Museum of Australia, 2008. Quarto, illustrated cards, edges very minimally rubbed, pp. 272, illustrated throughout in colour, exhibition catalogue for the exhibition of Australian Indigenous artist Emily Kame Kngwarreye’s work ‘Utopia: the genius of Emily Kame Kngwarreye’. Contains text by Craddock Morton, Kevin Rudd, Murray McLean, Margo Neale, Tony Ellwood, Hanako Nishino, …

  • # 43023

    JENKINS, Susan (editor)

    No ordinary place : the art of David Malangi

    Edited by Susan Jenkins ; contributions by Nigel Lendon, Djon Mundine, Margie West and members of the Malangi family. Canberra : National Gallery of Australia, 2004. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 112, illustrated. Catalogue of an exhibition held at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 31 July – 7 November 2004. No ordinary place celebrates the …

  • # 43022

    KNIGHT, Beverley et al.

    Eubena Nampitjin 2004

    Fitzroy, Vic. : Alcaston Gallery, 2004. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 40, illustrated. Contributors: Beverly Knight, Nicolas Rothwell, Stephen Williamson.Eubena Nampitjin is a member of the Warlayirti Artists Aboriginal Corporation.

  • # 43021

    CAWTE, John

    The universe of the Warramirri : art, medicine and religion in Arnhem Land

    Kensington, NSW : New South Wales University Press, 1993. First edition. Small quarto (260 x 185 mm), pictorial wrappers; pp. xii, 110, illustrated in colour, maps, glossary; a very good copy.

  • # 43020

    FOX, Stephen and MAUGHAN, Janet

    Ian W. Abdulla : Elvis has entered the building

    Adelaide : Wakefield Press, 2003. Quarto, 280 x 240 mm mm, boards in dustjacket, pp. 104, illustrated. New copy. For a painter who wishes to be remembered as a ‘quiet lad’, Ian Abdulla has been creating quite a stir over the last 15 years. He is recognised as one of Australia’s most distinctive and appealing …

  • # 43018

    FORESHAW, Nicole and PARKES, Brian

    Menagerie : contemporary indigenous sculpture

    Edited by Nicole Foreshew and Brian Parkes. Sydney : Object: Australian Centre for Craft and Design/Australian Museum, 2009. Quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers, one corner bumped, pp. 172, illustrated. Accompanying a major touring exhibition of the same name, this elegant publication highlights the richness and breadth of contemporary Indigenous sculpture in Australia through the innovative work …

  • # 43017

    JOHNSON, Vivien

    Aboriginal artists of the Western Desert. A biographical dictionary

    Sydney : Craftsman House, 1994. Octavo, laminated pictorial boards (lightly marked), pp. 237, a very good copy.

  • # 43012

    PHIPPS, Jennifer

    Creators & inventors : Australian women’s art in the National Gallery of Victoria

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 1993. First edition. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 48, illustrated. Includes works by Ellis Rowan, Louisa Anne Meredith, Bessie Gibson, Violet Teague, Thea Proctor, Clarice Beckett, Grace Cossington-Smith, Jessie Traill, Frances Derham, Janet Cumbrae Stewart, Margaret Preston, Christian Waller, Klytie Pate, Joy Hester, Grace Crowley, Daphne Mayo, Jean Bellette, Hermia …

  • # 43008

    THOMAS, Rover

    Roads cross. The paintings of Rover Thomas

    With Kim Akerman, Mary Macha, Will Christensen and Wally Caruana. Canberra : National Gallery of Australia, 1994. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 64, illustrated.