Indigenous Australian Artists

  • # 24617

    THOMPSON, Christian (1978 - )

    Ritual intimacy

    Caulfield East, Vic. : Monash University Museum of Art, 2017. Small quarto (230 x 170 mm), pictorial card covers, 128 pp, 92 pages of colour plates of indigenous multidisciplinary artist Christian Thompson’s work; catalogue essays by Charlotte Day, Brian Catling and Marina Warner; Christian Thomposn and Hetti Perkins in conversation; an as new copy. A …

  • # 24855

    HAWKING, Karlie; DOYLE, Helen; ALLEN, Max; MURPHY, Joy Wandin

    Oil paint and ochre : the incredible story of William Barak and the de Purys

    [Lilydale, Vic.] : Yarra Ranges Regional Museum, [2015]. Quarto, stiff wrappers, 48 pp, illustrated in colour, 2 maps; an as new copy. Superb catalogue to accompany an exhibtion at the YRRM, August 29 – November 22 2015, which tells the story of the friendship between Wurundjeri leader and artist William Barak, a long-term resident at the …

  • # 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

  • # 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 …

  • # 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.’ – …

  • # 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).

  • # 24347

    BRODY, Anne Marie et alia

    Utopia : a picture story. 88 silk batiks from the Robert Holmes à Court Collection

    Perth [W.A.] : Heytesbury Holdings Ltd. for the Robert Holmes a Court Collection, 1990. Quarto, cloth in dustjacket, pp. 243, illustrated, presentation inscription to half-title. The artists include: Nora Kemarre; Violet Petyarre; Jedda Kngwarreye; Patsy Kemarre; Marcia Pwerle; Kathleen Petyarre; Maggie Kemarre; Margaret Petyarre; Nancy Petyarre; Jean Pwerle; Maureen Kngwarreye; Rosemary Petyarre; Judith Kngwarreye; Dolly …

  • # 24414

    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 …

  • # 23857

    HAMBY, Louise

    Twined together : kunmadj njalehnjaleken

    Gunbalanya, N.T. : Injalak Arts and Crafts, 2005. Quarto, laminated pictorial boards in dustjacket, pp. xxiii; 256, extensively illustrated. This book is a guide for those with artistic, anthropological, linguistic, historical and fibre interests, providing insight into the previously unexplored complexities of fibre art from the region. Photographic essays feature collection, preparation, making and special …