Indigenous Australian Artists

  • # 30566

    GRISHIN, Sasha

    David Larwill and the Western Desert artists

    New York : Stephan Weiss Studio, 2008. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 48, illustrated in colour, text by Sasha Grishin, features the artists David Larwill, Makinti Napanangka, Justin Tjungurrayi Corby, Doreen Reid Nakamara, George Ward Tjungurrayi, and others. A very good copy.

  • # 30561

    [NAMATJIRA]. HARDY, Jane, MEGAW, J.V.S., and MEGAW, M. Ruth

    The Heritage of Namatjira. The Watercolourists of Central Australia.

    Melbourne : Heinemann, 1992. Large octavo, illustrated wrappers (spine sunned), pp. xxii; 350, illustrated in colour, a good copy.  The primary reference work on the Hermannsburg school. A quality reference copy of a title which is out of print and quite scarce

  • # 30551

    [NAMATJIRA]. HARDY, Jane, MEGAW, J.V.S., and MEGAW, M. Ruth

    The Heritage of Namatjira : the watercolourists of Central Australia.

    Melbourne : Heinemann, 1992. Large octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. xxii; 350, illustrated in colour, a very good copy.  The primary reference work on the Hermannsburg school. A good copy of a title which is out of print and quite scarce.

  • # 30483


    Modern Australian Aboriginal Art

    Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1951. First edition. Quarto, boards, lacking the dustjacket, 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 Raberaba, Richard Moketarinja, and Ewald Namatjira.  

  • # 30118

    WATSON, Just and MARTIN-CHEW, Louise

    Judy Watson : Blood Language (signed copy)

    Melbourne : Miegunyah Press, Melbourne University Press, 2009. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (slight edge wear), pp. 240, illustrated. Signed by Judy Watson. Scarce. In this lavishly illustrated book, Watson takes us with her on a journey into the plight of the dispossessed Indigenous Australian with whom she shares a family history and heritage.

  • # 30369

    HOLLOW, Maryanne

    Pintupi men

    7th June – 5th July 1997, Aboriginal Desert Art Gallery, Melbourne. Oblong quarto, illustrated wrappers (lightly creased), pp. 12, illustrated. Includes works by Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula,, Ronnie Tjapaltjarri Tjampitjinpa, and Old Mick Namarari.

  • # 30329

    [BEDFORD, Paddy]

    Paddy Bedford

    Sydney : Museum of Contemporary Art, 2007. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 144, illustrated. Pale marginal stain to last few pages, light foxing to preliminaries.

  • # 30305

    LIVESEY, Scott

    Aboriginal art 1999

    Melbourne : Kozminsky Gallery, 1999. Quarto, lettered wrappers (lightly marked), pp. 44, illustrated. Invitation enclosed. Foreword by Scott Livesey, Director.

  • # 30302

    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.

  • # 30293

    THOMAS, Rover (1926 - 1998)

    Rover Thomas. I want to paint.

    Perth : Heytesbury Pty. Ltd. trading as Holmes à Court Gallery, 2003. Oblong quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 84, illustrated, a fine copy, near mint. Catalogue of exhibition that is a tribute to one of Australia’s great artists Rover Thomas. The catalogue also offers the reader an insight into the life of the artist and the …

  • # 30232

    ALBERT, Tony.

    Tony Albert : visible

    Brisbane : QAGOMA, 2019. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp. 104, illustrated. New copy, in shrinkwrap. This publication, which accompanies the QAGOMA exhibition of the same name, chronicles the development of the career of Tony Albert, one of the country’s brightest rising art stars. His work has come to prominence through its ability to speak to important …

  • # 30206

    WRIGHT, Judith

    In the garden of good and evil

    Judith Wright with words by Daniel Mafe. Sydney : Piper Press and Judith Wright, [2016]. Quarto, lettered cloth, pp. [30], illustrated. Printed in an edition of 500 copies, of which 50 are reserved for the deluxe edition. This new book beautifully presents images of Brisbane artist, Judith Wright’s work, In the Garden of Good and Evil (2014-2016), a …

  • # 30199


    Important Australian Aboriginal Art. 17 March 2021

    Melbourne : Deutscher and Hackett, 2021. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 124, illustrated. Sale 63. Includes important works by Lin Onus, Tracey Moffatt, Brook Andrew, Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Ginger Riley Munduwalawala, Paddy Bedford, Rover Thomas and others.

  • # 30191

    FIELD, Jennifer Joi

    Written in the land : the life of Queenie McKenzie

    Melbourne : Melbourne Books, 2008. Oblong quarto, laminated wrappers, pp. [208], illustrated, a new copy. ‘This beautifully produced book tells the story of Queenie McKenzie, a remarkable indigenous woman from the East Kimberley in Western Australia. Queenie was an exceptional teacher, elder and internationally recognised artist. Written In The Land explores her personal story and that …

  • # 30171

    BENNETT, Gordon (1955 - 2014)

    Unfinished Business : The Art of Gordon Bennett

    Brisbane : Queensland Art Gallery I Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA), 2020. Quarto, gatefold wrappers, pp. 200, illustrated. Contributions by Zara Stanhope, Abigail Bernal, Simon Wright, J. Faith (Kapwa) Almiron, and Tim Riley Walsh. New copy. ‘Unfinished Business offers fresh insight into the work of Australian artist Gordon Bennett (1955-2014), including new interpretations of his …

  • # 30160

    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, spine creased, edges rubbed. Quickly out of print and now scarce, this landmark exhibition catalogue surveys the Papunya Tula movement which founded the contemporary Australian Aboriginal art market.