Australian Indigenous Artists

  • # 31792

    RISLEY, Tom

    Tom Risley : the indigenous object & the urban offcast

    Brisbane : Queensland Art Gallery, 1992. Quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers, pp. 32, illustrated. Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Queensland Art Gallery, 1992.

  • # 14870

    [NAMATJIRA]. The Alice : centre of the outback

    [Cover title]. Alice Springs, N.T. : Northern Territory Administration, 1972. Large octavo, publisher’s pictorial wrappers (lower wrapper with street map), staple bound, 20 pp, b/w photographic illustrations; a very good copy. A guide for prospective residents, including sections on Aborigines; flora and faunahousing; employment; education; churches; community activities, etc. The wrapper features an art gallery …

  • # 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 …

  • # 31636

    ARNOLD, Jeanne; PHILIP, Barbara; BURRAWANA, Djikundurru

    Nambara art

    Nhulunbuy, N.T. : Nambara Arts and Crafts, 1990. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (rubbed), pp. 30, illustrated. Indigenous art from Arnhem Land.

  • # 31669

    WATSON, Penny

    Tjanpi desert weavers (softcover edition)

    Compiled by Penny Watson for Tjanpi Desert Weavers ; Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara, Yankunytjatjara Women’s Council. Melbourne : Macmillan Art Publishing, [2012]. Quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers, pp. 367, extensively illustrated. Tjanpi Desert Weavers is an employment enterprise within the Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara, Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Women’s Council. The latter was formed as a response to the land rights struggles …

  • # 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, …

  • # 31560

    HOLMES, Sandra Le Brun

    Yirawala : painter of the dreaming

    Sydney : Hodder & Stoughton, 1992. First edition. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 160, illustrated. “Brief outline of Aboriginal life at Croker Island; author’s involvement with Yirawala; disagreements with Methodist Overseas Missions over control of painting sales; author’s journey to visit and film cave paintings with artist; brief overviews of some myths; tour of southern …

  • # 31576

    VOIGT, Anna

    New visions, new perspectives : voices of contemporary Australian women artists

    Sydney : Craftsman House, 1996. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 312, extensively illustrated. Features 34 Australian women artists including Davida Allen, Annette Bezor, Fiona Foley, Mandy Martin, Gloria Temarre Petyarre, Judi Singleton, Wendy Stavrianos, Aida Tomescu, Vicki Varvaressos and others.

  • # 31595

    [PETYARRE, Kathleen]. NICHOLLS, Christine and NORTH, Ian

    Kathleen Petyarre : genius of place

    Adelaide : Wakefield Press, 2001. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, pp. 96, illustrated throughout, essays on the artist and her work written by Christine Nicholls and Ian North, contains glossary, map and notes, the artist’s curriculum vitae, references and further reading.

  • # 31591

    WHITELEY, Brett et al.

    Seventh Adelaide Festival of Arts 1972

    Adelaide : Art Gallery of South Australia, 1972. Quarto, lettered wrappers (with Brett Whiteley on the cover), approx. 50 pp., illustrated. Includes works by Gauguin, Nolan, Boyd, Whiteley, Christo, Fairweather, Strachan, Preston and indigenous Australian art.

  • # 31586

    MUNDINE, Djon and BAKER, Candida.

    Gabori : the Corrigan collection of paintings by Sally Gabori

    Melbourne : Macmillan Art Publishing, 2014. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, corners slightly bumped, else as new (in storage since publication, not a second hand copy), illustrated endpapers, pp. 222, illustrated. Fine copy, quite scarce. Mirdidingkingathi Juwarrnda Sally Gabori was born c. 1924 on Bentinck Island in the Gulf of Carpentaria – an island inhabited by …

  • # 31557


    Desert Mob 2006. Recent works from Aboriginal art centres in Central Australia

    [Alice Springs] : Desert Mob, 2006. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 50, illustrated, 10 page catalogue with prices loosely inserted.

  • # 31526


    Desert Mob 2006. Recent works from Aboriginal art centres in Central Australia

    [Alice Springs] : Desert Mob, 2006. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 50, illustrated, 10 page catalogue with prices loosely inserted.

  • # 31417


    Lovers and others (signed copy)

    Melbourne : Melbourne Books, 2021. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket, pp. 236, illustrated. Signed by Tom Lowenstein on a preliminary page. New copy. ‘In this richly illustrated volume full of photographs from Lowenstein’s personal archives documenting his long-standing friendships and reflecting the volume’s heady mixture of accounting, art and wine. Tom Lowenstein OAM is one of …

  • # 31453

    Crossing country: The alchemy of western Arnhem Land art

    Sydney : Art Gallery New South Wales, 2004. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, pp 240. Fully illustrated exhibition monograph of pieces from indigenous artists of Arnhem Land, including Paddy Compass Namatbara, Yirawala, Peter Marralwanga, Jimmy Njiminjuma, John Mawurndjul and Ivan Mamirrkki.

  • # 31321

    [NAMATJIRA, Albert]

    Tourist brochure for ‘Albert Namatjira’s own country’

    Alice Springs : Trailway Tours, circa 1960. Narrow folio, tourist brochure, pp. [6], creases and short tears, reproductions of Namatjira paintings, portraits of Namatjira and Frank Clune, photographs of areas often painted by Namatjira, including Ormiston Gorge, Finke Gorge, Standley Chasm, etc. Tour cost £24 for the four days. Rare brochure demonstrating the fame Namatjira …