Australian Indigenous Artists

  • # 44020


    Sheraton Ayers Rock Hotel Aboriginal Art Collection

    Yulara [N.T.] : Sheraton Ayers Rock, c. 1990. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. [32], illustrated. Includes works by Michael Snape, David Milabuma, Djawida, Turkey Tolson, Jeff Dorring, Kitty Mantilla, Yirrkala, Milton Moon, and others. Scarce.

  • # 43931

    ECCLES, Jeremy

    Heart of blackness : Paddy Bedford

    Melbourne : William Mora Galleries in association with Jirrawun Arts, 2005. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. [28], illustrated.  

  • # 42713

    HART, Deborah

    Emily Kame Kngwarreye : paintings from 1989 – 1995. Works from the Delmore Collection

    Canberra : Parliament House, 1995. Folio, illustrated wrappers, pp. [20, illustrated. Essay by Deborah Hart. Loosely enclosed : a folded brochure titled ‘The Delmore Collection presents Emily Kngwarreye’ with colour illustrations. Very scarce and early publication on Kngwarreye, preceding all the monographs on her.

  • # 43319


    Emily Kame Kngwarreye. Alhalkere. Paintings from Utopia (hardcover)

    Brisbane: Queensland Art Gallery, 1998. Quarto, embossed cloth boards in illustrated dustwrapper, 154pp. illustrated throughout. An important monograph, according to Jenny Zimmer, the publisher, this is one of less than 10 copies specially bound in hardcover by the publisher for presentation. A fine, mint copy, from the publisher’s personal collection.

  • # 43815

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

    Emily Kame Kngwarreye : utopia: the genius of Emily Kame Kngwarreye

    Canberra, Australia and Japan : National Museum of Australia/ The National Museum of Art, Osaka/ The National Art Centre, Tokyo/ The Yomiuri Shimbun, 2008. Quarto, boards in pictorial dust jacket, very lightly rubbed, pp. 256, illustrated throughout in colour, exhibition catalogue in English and Japanese language for the travelling exhibition of Australian Indigenous artist Emily …

  • # 43794

    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, light handling marks, pp. 64, illustrated.

  • # 42791

    SKERRITT, Henry (editor)

    No boundaries : Aboriginal Australian contemporary abstract painting from the Debra and Dennis Scholl Collection

    Paddy Bedford, Jananggoo Butcher Cherel, Prince of Wales (Midpul), Tommy Mitchell, Ngarra, Billy Joongoora Thomas, Boxer Milner Tjampitjin, Warlimpirrnga Tjapaltjarri, Tjumpo Tjapanangka. Edited by Henry F. Skerritt ; with contributions by John Carty, Edwina Circuitt, William L. Fox, Stephen Gilchrist, Jens Hoffmann, Darren Jorgensen, Emily McDaniel, Ian McLean, Fred R. Myers, Una Rey, Luke Scholes, …

  • # 43745

    NEALE, Margo

    Urban Dingo. The art and life of Lin Onus 1948 – 1996

    Brisbane : Queensland Art Gallery, 2000. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 144, numerous illustrations, light handling wear. A very good copy of a scarce title.

  • # 43642


    Rarrk – John Mawurndjul : a journey through time in northern Australia

    Belair, South Australia : Crawford House Publishing, 2005, Large quarto (280 x 230 mm), pictorial card covers with French flaps, 238 pp, colour illustrations; a fine copy. ‘Published on the occasion of the exhibition. Museum Tingely, Basel: 21 September 2005 to 29 January 2006 ; Sprengel Museum Hannover: 19 February to 5 June 2006’. ‘Comprehensive …

  • # 43641

    WATSON, Judy

    Judy Watson (signed copy)

    Epernay : Moët & Chandon, 1996. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 51, illustrated. Catalogue texts by Hannah Fink, Victoria Lynn, Hetti Perkins. Signed by the artist on the half-title. ‘Judy Watson’s diaphanous paintings seem to have been created in the midst of the heat hazes they depict. The imagery floats above a ground of burnt browns, …

  • # 43577

    Karla DICKENS, BLAK DOUGLAS et al.

    Shadow boxer

    Maitland, NSW : Maitland Regional Art Gallery, 2021. Small quarto (240170 mm), pictorial card covers printed in black on silver (lightly rubbed); pp. 72, illustrated in colour and b/w; texts by the exhibiting artists as well as Wesley Enoch and Keri Glastonbury; an as new copy. Superbly produced catalogue to accompany the exhibition Shadow Boxer, …

  • # 43578

    [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, …

  • # 43425

    PIZZI, Gabrielle (curator)

    Metamorphosis : contemporary Australian Aboriginal photography and sculpture

    Curated by Gabrielle Pizzi. Melbourne, Vic. : Gabrielle Pizzi, 1997. Quarto, illustrated card wrappers, pp. 93, illustrated. A fine copy. Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Palazzo Papadopoli, Venice, 14 June – 13 July 1997 ; includes carved and painted spirit figures by various artists from Arnham Land and cibachrome photographs by Leah King-Smith. …

  • # 43318

    MUNDINE, Djon et al.

    They are meditating : bark paintings from the MCA’s Arnott’s Collection

    Sydney : Museum of Contemporary Art, 2008. Quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers, pp. 272, illustrated, fine condition. Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney: 14 February – 3 August 2008. ‘They are Meditating: Bark paintings from the MCA’s Arnott’s Collection showcased over 200 rare and significant Aboriginal bark paintings from the …

  • # 43317

    PERKINS, Hetti and FINK, Hannah (editors).

    Papunya Tula : genesis and genius

    Sydney : Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2000. Quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers, pp. 319 extensively illustrated, light handling wear, crease to spine, a very good copy. Quickly out of print and now scarce, this landmark exhibition catalogue surveys the Papunya Tula movement which founded the contemporary Australian Aboriginal art market.

  • # 43277

    McCULLOCH CHILDS, Emily and GIBSON, Ross

    New beginnings. Classic paintings from the Corrigan collection of 21st century Aboriginal art (signed presentation copy)

    Preface by Margo Neale. Melbourne : McCulloch & McCulloch, 2008. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 156, illustrated. With a lengthy presentation inscription from Pat Corrigan to noted collectors Colin and Liz Laverty.