Indigenous Australian Artists

  • # 24388

    DESMOND, Michael et al.

    Flash pictures by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists

    Canberra, A.C.T. : Australian National Gallery, 1991. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. [16], illustrated. A catalogue to accompany the exhibition Flash Pictures held at the Australian National Gallery from 21 December 1991 to 8 March 1992. Exhibition and brochure text by Daphne Wallace, Michael Desmond and Wally Caruana

  • # 24386

    STROCCHI, Maria

    Ikuntji Tjuta : touring

    curated by Marina Strocchi for Campbelltown City Bicentennial Art Gallery. Campbelltown, NSW : Campbelltown City Bicentennial Art Gallery, 1999 .Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 28, illustrated. The exhibition is a selection of paintings by artists from the Ikuntji Women’s Centre at Haasts Bluff; artists include Alice Nampitjinpa, Narputta Nangala and Eunice Napanangka

  • # 24397

    EATHER, Michael; CORKHILL, Annette Robyn; BARING, Graham

    Dreamtime : zeitgenössische Aboriginal art / The dark and the light.

    18.05. – 30.09.2001. Klosterneuburg (Vienna) : Sammlung Essl, 2001. Large quarto (300 x 240 mm), pictorial card covers, 301 pp, colour illustrations, bibliography; parallel text in German and English. An as new copy. Superb catalogue produced to accompany an exhibition of contemporary Australian Indigenous art staged by the Essl Museum, Vienna.

  • # 24396

    MELGAR, Alfredo

    Tjukurrpa (Ensueños) : pitura aborigen del desierto australiano.

    Madrid : Galeria Alfredo Melgar, [1990]. Quarto (305 x 220 mm), publisher’s pictorial cloth covered boards in dust jacket, 154 pp, colour plates (some folding), maps. Parallel text in Spanish and English. A fine copy, with a title page presentation inscription by the Madrid gallery owner and publisher, Alfredo Melgar. Only two copies are recorded …

  • # 24394

    PERLEIN, Gilbert

    Peinture aborigène contemporaine des déserts du Centre et de l’Ouest australiens : collection Mark Cordella & Francis Missana : 9 novembre 2007 au 10 février 2008

    Nice : MAMAC, 2007. Large quarto (305 x 235 mm), pictorial card covers, 96 pp, illustrated throughout in colour, map. An as new copy. Catalogue of an exhibition of a major private collection of Central and Western Desert paintings held at the Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain in Nice, France. The only copy recorded in …

  • # 24393

    CUMPSTON, Nici et al.

    Desert country

    Adelaide, South Australia : Art Gallery of South Australia, 2011. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 216, illustrated. ‘Showcasing the Gallery’s extensive Aboriginal art collection – one of the finest in Australia – Desert Country charts the forty-year journey of the desert painting movement to become an internationally renowned art form’ – preface. Chapter headings : …

  • # 24392

    WEST, Margaret (ed.)

    The Inspired dream : life as art in Aboriginal Australia

    Brisbane : Queensland Art Gallery, 1988.Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 112, illustrated. Presented by the Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory in association with the Queensland Art Gallery for World Expo 88.

  • # 24390

    ISAACS, Jennifer (ed.)

    Desert crafts : Anangu Maruku Punu

    Sydney : Doubleday, 1992. Quarto, boards in dust jacket, pp. 149, illustrated; signed by Jennifer Isaacs. Introduction to Anangu people, defined as Pitjantjatjara, Yankunytjatjara and Ngaanyatjara but including Matutjara and Ngaatjatjara; outstations and use of modern technology there; Uluru and Katatjuta; outline of struggle for land rights; founding of Pitjantjatjara council; brief outlines of several …

  • # 24389

    MELLOR, Doreen et al.

    Twenty-five years and beyond : Papunya Tula painting

    Adelaide : Flinders Art Museum, 1999. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 98, illustrated.

  • # 24387

    COCHRANE, Susan (editor)

    Aboriginal art collections : highlights from Australia’s public museums and galleries

    Sydney : Craftsman House, 2001. Quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers, pp. 126, illustrated. Aboriginal art collections : highlights from Australia’s public museums and galleries is a survey of the indigenous collections of fourteen public museums and galleries in Australia.

  • # 24385

    CARUANA, Wally and LENDON, Nigel (eds.)

    The painters of the Wagilag sisters story, 1937 – 1997

    Canberra : National Gallery of Australia, 1997. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 174, illustrated. Exhibition of Aboriginal art and artists (Wally Caruana, Albert Djiwada, Nigel Lendon and Djon Mundine) from central and north eastern Arnhem Land, specifically concerning the creation story of the Wagilag sisters.

  • # 24369

    JOHNSON, Vivien

    Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri

    Adelaide : Art Gallery of South Australia, 2003. Quarto, illustrated laminated boards, pp. 266, illustrated. ‘Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri was one of Australia’s most distinguished painters of the late 20th century. A pioneer of dot painting in the Western Desert of central Australia, he soon became a leader of this important movement of Indigenous art.’ – …

  • # 24368


    Songlines and dreamings : contemporary Australian Aboriginal painting. The first quarter-century of Papunya Tula

    London : Lund Humphries, 1996. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 192, illustrated. ‘The art of the Australian Aborigines is widely recognised as being the oldest art form in the world, preceding that of the Americas and Europe by many centuries. For thousands of years, however, the only art forms practised by the Aborigines were rock …

  • # 24366

    CROFT, Brenda et al.

    Indigenous art : Art Gallery of Western Australia

    Edited by Brenda L. Croft; essays by Michael A. O’Ferrall and Brenda L. Croft. Perth, W.A. : Art Gallery of Western Australia, 2001. Quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers, pp. 112, illustrated (some folding). This book offers a window into the indigenous art collection in the Art Gallery of WA. Through comprehensive essays by past and present staff …

  • # 24365

    SUTTON, Peter et al.

    Dreamings : the art of aboriginal Australia

    New York : George Braziller Publishers in association with the Asia Society Galleries, 1988. First edition. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 266, illustrated. Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Asia Society Galleries, New York, Oct. 6-Dec. 31, 1988, and at three other museums. Interpretations of Aboriginal art; acrylic paintings from Central Australia; bark paintings from …

  • # 24364

    Yarnangu ngaanya : our land – our body

    a touring exhibition from the Warburton Community. Perth : Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, 1993. Quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers, pp. 90, illustrated, CD enclosed (Turlku : ritual songs by the Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Pintubi people).