Indigenous Australian Artists

  • # 29180

    [KNGWARREYE]. NEALE, Margo, ELLWOOD, Tony, NISHINO, Hanako, et al.

    Emily Kame Kngwarreye : utopia: the genius of Emily Kame Kngwarreye

    Canberra, Australia and Japan : National Museum of Australia/ The National Museum of Art, Osaka/ The National Art Centre, Tokyo/ The Yomiuri Shimbun, 2008. Quarto, boards in pictorial dust jacket (lightly marked), pp. 256, illustrated throughout in colour, exhibition catalogue in English and Japanese language for the travelling exhibition of Australian Indigenous artist Emily Kame …

  • # 29007

    NEWSTEAD, Adrian

    The dealer is the devil : an insider’s history of the Aboriginal art trade

    Sydney : Brandl and Schlesinger, 2014. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 520, illustrated. Adrian Newstead’s explosive memoir lifts the lid on what Robert Hughes once described as “”the last great art movement of the 20th century.”” After thirty years sitting round campfires with Aboriginal artists all over Australia, Newstead has produced the definitive expose of “”the …

  • # 29111

    WATSON, Penny

    Tjanpi desert weavers (softcover edition)

    Compiled by Penny Watson for Tjanpi Desert Weavers ; Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara, Yankunytjatjara Women’s Council. Melbourne : Macmillan Art Publishing, [2012]. Quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers, pp. 367, extensively illustrated. Tjanpi Desert Weavers is an employment enterprise within the Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara, Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Women’s Council. The latter was formed as a response to the land rights struggles …

  • # 29079

    ALLEN, Lindy et al.

    Story place : indigenous art of Cape York and the rainforest

    South Brisbane, Qld. : Queensland Art Gallery, 2003. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, 239 pp, illustrated. This publication accompanies the first major survey exhibition of historical and contemporary art work from Australia’s Cape York Peninsula. For the first time in one book, the art and culture of Cape York is observed through a series of essays, interviews, …

  • # 29077

    BRANDL, Eric Joseph

    Australian Aboriginal paintings in western and central Arnhem Land : temporal sequences and elements of style in Cadell River and Deaf Adder Creek art

    Canberra : Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, 1973. Folio, boards in dustjacket (lightly foxed), pp. 214, extensively illustrated. First edition. Summary (as per Trove) : p.1-36; Brief outline of country in Deaf Adder Creek &​ Cadell River area, first alien contacts, rock art as records of the past (present impossibility of dating), later alien visitors; …

  • # 29032

    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 …

  • # 29024

    BARDON, Geoff

    Aboriginal art of the Western Desert

    Melbourne : Rigby, 1979. First edition. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket, pp. 71, illustrated. A fine copy The first edition of the first book on the Papunya Tula art movement. Includes 24 illustrated works by Old Walter Tjampatjimpa, Johnny Warrangula Tjaparula, Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamara, Old Tutuma Tjapangati, Old Mick Tjakamara, Bill Stockman Tjapaltjari, Johnny …

  • # 29002

    [KNGWARREYE]. NEALE, Margo.

    Emily Kame Kngwarreye. Alhalkere. Paintings from Utopia (hardcover)

    Brisbane: Queensland Art Gallery, 1998. Quarto, embossed cloth boards in illustrated dustwrapper, 154pp. illustrated throughout. An important monograph, this is one of only a few copies specially bound in hardcover by the publisher for presentation.

  • # 28992

    NEALE, Margo

    Urban Dingo. The art and life of Lin Onus 1948 – 1996.

    Brisbane : Queensland Art Gallery, 2000. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (faint sunning to spine, slight bump to one corner), pp. 144, numerous illustrations. A very good copy of a very scarce title.

  • # 28834

    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 …

  • # 28537

    MAUGHAN, Janet; ZIMMER, Jenny [FLINDERS UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM]

    Dot and circle : a retrospective survey of the Aboriginal acrylic paintings of Central Australia. (Signed copy)

    A loan exhibition from the Flinders University of South Australia, first shown at the RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, 16th April-3rd May, 1985. Melbourne : Communication Services Unit, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, 1986. ‘Publication edited, produced and designed co-operatively by Janet Maughan in Adelaide and Jenny Zimmer in Melbourne.’ Quarto, original pictorial stiff wrappers, 208 pp, …

  • # 28674

    WATSON, Penny

    Tjanpi desert weavers (hardcover edition)

    Compiled by Penny Watson for Tjanpi Desert Weavers ; Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara, Yankunytjatjara Women’s Council. Melbourne : Macmillan Art Publishing, [2012]. Quarto, illustrated laminated boards, pp. 367, extensively illustrated. Tjanpi Desert Weavers is an employment enterprise within the Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara, Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Women’s Council. The latter was formed as a response to the land rights struggles …

  • # 28758

    ISAACS, Jennifer

    Thancoupie the potter

    Sydney : The Aboriginal Artists Agency, 1982. Quarto, cloth in dustjacket, pp. 96, inscription to endpaper, flecking to edges of cloth, illustrated. A very good copy.

  • # 28757

    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 (sun faded), pp. 84, illustrated, price label lower wrapper, 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 …

  • # 28685

    MURRAY, Daena

    Hot springs : the Northern Territory and contemporary Australian artists

    Melbourne : Macmillan, 2012. Quarto, cloth covered boards, pictorial dust jacket, pp. 320, vibrantly illustrated in colour throughout, foreword by Nicolas Rothwell, informative text by Daena Murray, contains over 120 illustrations including works by great Australian artists Ian Fairweather, Emily Kngwarreye, Pamela Lofts, Judy Cassab, Ningura Napurrula, Lawrence Daws, Kim Mahood, Jacki Fleet, Djambawa Marawili, …

  • # 28680

    [Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art]

    The Torres Strait Islands

    Brisbane : Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, 2011. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, pp 319. An exhibition monograph exploring the artistic culture of the Torres Strait islands, with examples of photography, painting, sculpture, and dance reproduced. Illustrated in full colour.