Australian Women Artists

  • # 31799

    TRAVERS, Richard

    Hilda : the life of Hilda Rix Nicholas

    Melbourne : Thames & Hudson, 2021. Quarto, illustrated laminated boards, pp. 272, illustrated. New copy. Born in Ballarat, Victoria, Hilda Rix Nicholas held her first solo exhibition in Paris in 1912. On sale were drawings made in Morocco earlier that year. The French state bought one of them, Grand Marché, Tanger, for display in the …

  • # 31782

    QUINLAN, Karen

    In a picture land over the sea : Agnes Goodsir 1864-1939

    Bendigo, Vic. : Bendigo Art Gallery, 1998. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 76, illustrated. Scarce. Printed in an edition of 1000 copies.

  • # 31780

    BECKETT, Clarice.

    Clarice Beckett. Politically Incorrect

    Melbourne: Ian Potter Museum of Art, 1999. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (sunned, as almost always has occurred to this binding to some extent), 76pp., illustrated. Printed in an edition of 2000 copies, now very scarce.

  • # 31749

    [NORRIE, Susan]

    Susan Norrie : Projects 1990-1995

    Melbourne : Museum of Modern Art at Heide, 1995. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (light handling creases), pp 36. Illustrated throughout with photographs of work displayed.

  • # 31656

    FIELD, Caroline HEATHCOTE, Christopher

    Margaret Dredge : an abstract

    Melbourne : Deakin University, 2003. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 20, illustrated. Exhibition curator: Caroline Field; catalogue essay: Dr. Christopher Heathcote. Catalogue of an exhibition held at Icon Museum of Art, Deakin University Burwood Campus.

  • # 31657

    FIELD, Caroline (curator)

    Sarah Faulkner : no straight lines – a survey 1982-2004

    Malvern, Vic. : Stonington Stables Museum of Art, Deakin University, 2004. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 28, illustrated, interview and biography. Printed in an edition of 1000 copies. Scarce. Catalogue of an exhibition held at Stonington Stables Museum of Art, 3 March – 17 April 2004

  • # 31736

    CAMPBELL, Cressida

    Cressida Campbell. 1st November – 26th November 2005.

    Brisbane : Philip Bacon Galleries, 2005. Quarto, lettered wrappers in illustrated dustjacket, pp. 20, essay by Edmund Capon, late Director of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, catalogue of 32 works, price list, a fine copy of a beautifully printed and illustrated exhibition catalogue on this acclaimed Australian artist. Accompanied by the original invitation …

  • # 31719

    KING, Natalie (editor)

    Tracey Moffatt : my horizon

    Sydney : Australia Council for the Arts ; Melbourne, Victoria : Thames &​ Hudson Australia, 2017. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp. 150, illustrated. New copy. Variant binding with ‘Worship 2017’ on the cover. Published on the occasion of the exhibition Tracey Moffatt: my Horizon, curated by Natalie King, for the Australian Pavilion at the 57th International …

  • # 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 …

  • # 31639

    PRESTON, Margaret

    The Art of Margaret Preston

    Adelaide : Art Gallery Board of South Australia, 1980. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 87, foxing to half-title, essays and illustrations.

  • # 31633

    [LINDSAY, Ruby]. BARRETT, Charles.

    From Range to Sea. A Bird Lover’s Ways.

    Melbourne: Lothian, 1907. Octavo, wrappers illustrated in black and gold by Ruby Lindsay (short splits to spine), gift inscription to half-title, 62 pp., photographs, advertisements. A charming art nouveau image by Ruby Lind graces the front panel of this delightful book for the bird lover. A very good copy.

  • # 31599

    GRANT, Kirsty et al.

    The Joseph Brown Collection at NGV Australia

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, circa 2010. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (featuring Margaret Preston), pp. 224, illustrated. Illustrated catalogue of the Joseph Brown collection, one of the great bequests of Australian art to a public institution.

  • # 31562

    Modernism and Feminism : Australian women artists 1900-1940

    Sydney : Craftsman House, 1996. Quarto, boards in dustjacket (slight edge wear), pp. 232, illustrated. “This book answers the question posed by a number of male art historians and critics: ‘Why were there so many influential women artists in the inter-war period?’ The book establishes a female context for women’s art in Australia and demonstrates …

  • # 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.

  • # 31608

    [BECKETT]. HOLLINRAKE, Rosalind.

    Clarice Beckett. The artist and her circle

    Melbourne: Macmillan, 1979. Oblong folio, boards in illustrated dust jacket, 64pp. illustrated in colour, previous owner’s name neatly inscribed on the endpaper, else fine. Important monograph on the artist, the modernist Melbourne painter from the first half of the twentieth century. A fine copy of a scarce title.

  • # 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.