Indigenous Australian Artists

  • # 26319

    Unreal shields. Revisiting kingplates – creating etchings with attitude.

    [Cairns, Qld. : Tropical North Queensland TAFE and Banggu Minjaany Arts and Cultural Centre, 2006?]. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 80, illustrated. Contemporary indigenous art inspired by colonial kingplates or gorgets.  

  • # 26292


    Ian Fairweather, Emily Kame Kngwarreye : January 31-February 18, 1995

    Melbourne : Niagara, 1995. Small quarto, wrappers, 16pp, illustrated in colour. Features introduction by William Nuttall. Price list loosely enclosed.

  • # 25981

    NAMATJIRA, Albert et al.

    Exhibition of water colours by a group of Aranda artists

    Albert Namatjira, Otto Pareroultja, Richard Moketarinja, Enos Namatjira, Edwin Pareroultja, Ewald Namatjira, Henoch Raberaba, Oscar Namatjira, Herbert Raberaba, Cordula Ebatarinja, Lindsay Imbarndarinja. Melbourne : Athenaeum Gallery, 1954. Octavo, exhibition catalogue, single sheet, folded, punched holes for filing, light central crease. Very rare original exhibition catalogue for a Melbourne exhibition of paintings by artists from the …

  • # 26232


    Emily / Papunya. New York 2020

    [Title from wraparound banner containing two catalogues]. Emily. Exhibition 4-21 March 2020. High Line Nine, Chelsea, New York. Melbourne : D’Lan Contemporary, 2020. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 48, illustrated. Papunya. Exhibition 4-21 March 2020. High Line Nine, Chelsea, New York. Melbourne : D’Lan Contemporary, 2020. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 52, illustrated. An exhibition of the …

  • # 26206

    BLACK, Lindsay

    Aboriginal art galleries of western New South Wales. Part 3

    Being a continuation of a series on the Aborigines of the Darling River Valley and of Central New South Wales. Burial Trees being Part 1. Cylcons. The Mystery Stones of the Darling River Valley being Part 2. Foreword by C. P. Mountford. [S.l. : s.n.], 1943. Octavo, lettered wrappers (lightly marked), pp. 76, illustrated with …

  • # 26210


    Marking places. Aboriginal Rainforest Art Group

    Cairns : KickArts Contemporary Arts, 2009. Exhibition catalogue, folding card, illustrated, biographies on 7 artists, price list, invitation, ephemera enclosed. Abe Muriata, Napoleon Oui, Mark Hollingsworth, Michael Anning, Fabian Riley, Daniel Beeron, Theresa Beeron.

  • # 25655

    MOUNTFORD, Charles P.

    Ayers Rock. Its people, their beliefs and their art

    Sydney : Angus and Robertson, 1965 (1966 reprint). Octavo, cloth in dustjacket (price clipped), pp. xvi; 208, illustrated. A study of the Pitjandjara people of central Australia.

  • # 26173

    MARAWILI, Nongirrna

    Nongirrna Marawili : from my heart and mind

    Edited by Cara Pinchbeck with Djambawa Marawili, Kade McDonald and Henry F Skerritt. Sydney, NSW : Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2018. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 128, illustrated. Noŋgirrŋa Marawili is one of the most distinctive Aboriginal artists working today. From her home in Yirrkala, Marawili has revolutionised the art of north‐eastern Arnhem Land …

  • # 25920

    [SERVAL, Arnaud]

    Wati : Les hommes de loi / The law men : collection d’Arnaud Serval

    Tome 1. Paris : Woo Mang, 2002. Oblong quarto (230 x 270 mm), pictorial card covers (corners bumped),130 pp, illustrated throughout with colour plates; with an introduction by Maurice Godelier; parallel text in French and English; a near fine copy. Catalogue of an exhibition of Australian Indigenous art from the major private collection of Arnaud …

  • # 26071


    Mavis Ngallametta : Show me the way to go home

    Brisbane : Queensland Art Gallery, 2020. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp. 144, edges stained blue, illustrated. New copy. ‘Mavis Ngallametta (1944-2019) made a profound contribution to arts and culture nationally and particularly in Queensland, her home state. An elder of the Putch clan and a cultural leader of the Wik and Kugu people of Aurukun, Mavis Ngallametta …

  • # 25752

    DONALDSON, Mike and KENNEALLY, Kevin (editors)

    Rock art of the Kimberley

    Proceedings of the Kimberley Society Rock Art Seminar held at the University of Western Australia, Perth 10 September, 2005. Perth : Kimberley Society, 2007. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 158, illustrated. Contents : Introduction and overview of Kimberley rocka rt /​ Mike Donaldson Rock art as inspiration for contemporary Aboriginal painting /​ Donny Woolagoodja (with an …

  • # 9925

    McGREGOR, Ken and GEISSLER, Marie

    Yannima Pikarli Tommy Watson Ngayuku Ngura – My Country (special edition, with original painting)

    Translation into French by Flore Gregorini. Melbourne : Macmillan, 2014. ‘This special presentation of Yannima Pikarli Tommy Watson Ngayuku Ngura – My Country, authored by Ken McGregor and Marie Geissler, translated into French by Flore Gregorini and published by Macmillan, has been compiled by Ken McGregor. It is limited to 40 copies. Each copy, consisting …

  • # 25841

    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 …

  • # 25751

    Shifting ground

    Alice Springs : Araluen Galleries, [2006]. Exhibition catalogue, folding card, pp. [6], illustrated. Includes the artists Alison Hittmann; Genevieve O’Loughlin and Christopher O’Loughlin; Mervyn Rubuntja; Mike Gillam. Curated by Dan Murphy and Kieren Sanderson.

  • # 25747

    BERNDT, Ronald & Catherine; STANTON, John E.

    Australian Aboriginal art : a visual perspective

    Sydney : Methuen, 1982. Quarto, boards in dustjacket (spine sunned), pp. 176, preliminaries foxed. Comprehensive overview of Aboriginal art covering many genres and media of artistic expression, both traditional and contemporary; art set in its socio-cultural and religious context with discussions of style and meaning, social pressures and innovation; examines recent changes, the trend away …

  • # 25730

    McCARTHY, Frederick D.

    Australian Aboriginal rock art

    Sydney : Trustees of the Australian Museum, 1962. Octavo, pictorial wrappers, pp 72. Illustrated throughout with colour and photographic plates; a fine copy.