Indigenous Australian Artists

  • # 21121

    RUBUNTJA, Wenten and GREEN, Jenny

    The town grew up dancing. The life and art of Wenton Rubuntja

    Alice Springs : Jukurrpa Books, 2002. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. xii; 196, illustrated. ‘The Town Grew Up Dancing is Wenten Rubuntja’s story. It provides a rare view of events that shaped the life of an Arrernte man who has made a major contribution to the art and politics of his time. Wenten was a …

  • # 21324

    WINTER, Joan G.

    Native title business : contemporary Indigenous art

    Queensland : Keeaira Press, 2002. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 104, illustrated throughout. Features works from indigenous artists, focussing on the subject of Native Title claims.

  • # 22073

    Scott Livesey Art Dealer

    Masterpieces from the western desert

    London : Gavin Graham Gallery, [2003]. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 31, illustrations throughout. Exhibition catalogue of 14 works by Australian indigenous artists.

  • # 22052

    BOULTER, Michael

    The art of Utopia: a new direction in contemporary Aboriginal art

    Sydney : Craftsman, 1991. Quarto, boards in pictorial dust jacket, illustrated endpapers, pp. 180, foreword by Christopher Hodges, text by Michael Boulter, includes illustrated works from a vast number of important Australian artists. A good copy. Previous owner’s name to endpaper.

  • # 22050

    McCULLOCH CHILDS, Emily and GIBSON, Ross

    New beginnings. Classic paintings from the Corrigan collection of 21st century Aboriginal art

    Preface by Margo Neale. Melbourne : McCulloch & McCulloch, 2008. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 156, illustrated. Previous owner’s name to endpaper.

  • # 22045

    COSSEY, David

    Dreampower : art of contemporary aboriginal Australia

    Adelaide : Museum Art International Pty. Ltd., 1997. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 32, some colour illustrations. Exhibition catalogue of works by indigenous Australian artists. Introduction by David Cossey.

  • # 22043

    JAMES, Diana

    Desart : Aboriginal art and craft centres of Central Australia

    Alice Springs : Desart, 1993. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp.45, colour illustrations and images throughout. Catalogue of art from indigenous art centres around Central Australia.

  • # 21656

    NARGOODAH, Eva (1958 - )

    Kalparrku [Crab]

    October-November 1994. Linocut, printed in black ink from one block, matrix size 218 x 300 mm (printed image), edition of 20, numbered 2/20 and captioned and signed by the artist in pencil in lower margin; unframed; fine. The artist, Eva Nargoodah (b. 1958), is a Walmajarri speaker from the Kimberley region of northwest Western Australia. …

  • # 21481

    RYAN, Judith

    Ginger Riley

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 1997. Quarto, pictorial laminated card covers, pp 104, illustrated in colour throughout; a fine copy. Superb catalogue produced to accompany the landmark exhibition of the extraordinary work of Arnhem Land artist Ginger Riley Munduwalawala, held at the NGV, July 17-22, 1997.  

  • # 21742

    MOUNTFORD, Charles P.

    The art of Albert Namatjira (signed copy)

    Foreword by R.H. Croll. Melbourne : Bread and Cheese Club, 1944. First edition. Quarto, papered boards with gilt lettering, lacking the dustjacket, 79 pp, illustrated with b/w and colour plates, a good copy. Signed on the frontispiece portrait of the artist.

  • # 20897

    CROFT, Brenda L.

    Michael Riley. Sights unseen

    Canberra : National Gallery of Australia, 2006. Quarto, lettered laminated boards, pp. 176, illustrated. Photography by the indigenous Australian artist.

  • # 21304

    [MOFFATT, Tracy]

    Tracy Moffatt : Free-falling

    New York : Dia Center for the Arts, 1998. Oblong octavo, pictorial gold wrappers, pp 60. Art monograph of one of Moffatt’s early solo museum exhibitions, with three essays and colour reproductions throughout.

  • # 21009

    DIGGINS, Lauraine

    A myriad of dreaming : twentieth century Aboriginal Art

    Melbourne : Lauraine Diggins, 1989. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 140, illustrated, a very good copy.

  • # 20977

    BATTARBEE, Rex

    Modern Australian Aboriginal Art

    Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1958. Second edition. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket (a few tears, rear flap detached), pp. 55 plus numerous colour and black and white plates, occasional foxing. 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 …

  • # 20416

    KNGWARREYE, Emily Kame

    Earth’s creation : the paintings of Emily Kame Kngwarreye.

    Melbourne : Malakoff Fine Art Press, 1998. Large octavo, pictorial wrappers, 16pp. map with gallery directions in biro to title page. Catalogue for Laurine Diggins Fine Art exhibition, illustrated in colour with essay “Taking Charge: The Art of Emily Kame Kngwarreye” by Daniel Thomas and a personal tribute “In my own words” by Fred Torres. …

  • # 19355

    BUTLER, Roger.

    Islands in the sun. Prints by indigenous artists of Australia and the Australasian region.

    Canberra : National Gallery of Australia, 2001. Quarto, illustrated cards, pp.116, illustrated.