International Artists

  • # 28867

    MANION, Margaret (1935 - )

    The Felton Illuminated Manuscripts in the National Gallery of Victoria

    Melbourne, National Gallery Victoria / Macmillan, 2005. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 440, extensively illustrated. Fine copy of the hardback edition, as new. “This scholarly publication ‘The Felton illuminated manuscripts in the National Gallery of Victoria’ celebrates the Gallery’s small but distinguished collection of illuminated manuscripts and eloquently comments on the development of the handwritten …

  • # 28845

    [ROWE, George]; BLAKE, Steven

    George Rowe, artist and lithographer 1796-1864

    The catalogue of an exhibition held at – Art Gallery and Museum, Cheltenham, 21 August-2 October 1982, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter, 30 October-11 December 1982. Exhibition organised and catalogue written by Steven Blake. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 72, illustrated, spine a little sunned. Scholarly monograph on the topographical painter and printmaker, including his time …

  • # 28666

    KOSUTH, Joseph

    ‘An interpretation of this title’ : Nietzsche, Darwin and the paradox of content ; ‘Waiting for – (texts for nothing)’ Samuel Beckett, in play

    Editor: Fiona Biggerio ; texts: Juliana Engberg, Ronald Jones, Joseph Kosuth. Macmillan Art Publishing, [2012]. Two volumes, quarto, boards, pp. 93; 85; illustrated. New set, sealed in shrinkwrap. This two volume set documents installations by acclaimed American artist Joseph Kosuth which have been commissioned by Juliana Engberg of the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art in …

  • # 28367

    NORTH, Marianne

    A vision of Eden : the life and work of Marianne North

    Preface by J.P.M. Brenan ; foreword by Anthony Huxley ; biographical note by Brenda E. Moon. Exeter : Webb & Bower, in collaboration with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 1980. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, maps to endppers (bookplate verso), pp. 240, illustrated. ‘Marianne North, an unmarried middle-aged Victorian lady of comfortable means, set off in 1871 …

  • # 28695

    MARSH, Anne

    The darkroom : photography and the theatre of desire

    Melbourne : Macmillan, 2003. Octavo, boards in dustjacket, pp. 287, 30 unnumbered leaves of plates, a fine copy, as new. Anne Marsh’s treatise on the art of photography traces its theoretical underpinning from the early debates between the rationalists and the fantasists, through psychoanalytical interpretations, to the theatre of desire. She investigates the role of …

  • # 28678

    BARBERIS, Irene et al.

    Intersections : reading the space. Christianity, Judaism and Islam / Irene Barberis, Parastou Forouhar, Jane Logemann.

    Melbourne : Jewish Museum of Australia, 2005. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 111. illustrated. ‘Conceived and co-curated by the Australia-based artist Irene Barberis, this exhibition features the work of Barberis and two other artists: Parastou Forohaur, an Iranian exile living in Germany, and Jane Logemann, who lives in New York. These three artists, who come from different backgrounds …

  • # 27499

    BARNETT, P. Neville


    Sydney : privately printed at the Beacon Press, 1938. Limited to 200 copies signed and numbered by the author. Small quarto, quarter-vellum over gilt-lettered boards, lacking the flimsy card slipcase, illustrated endpapers, pp 45, [1] colophon, illustrated with 20 chuban woodcut prints after Hiroshige, tipped in (some ghosting from the glue as usual); a near …

  • # 28748

    WEBER, Bruce (1946 - )

    O Rio de Janeiro. A photographic journal

    New York : Afred A. Knopf, 1986. Folio, photo-illustrated cards, a few light stains, a couple of cracks to spine, unpaginated, one page spring and detached, fully illustrated photobook with several fold-out plates. One of the great photo-books of the late twentieth century, O Rio de Janeiro is a luxuriously voyeuristic tour through the streets …

  • # 28478



    London : Martin Secker and Warburg, 1992. First English Edition. Quarto, metal boards (light scratch marks), spiral bound, title blindstamped to front board, decoration die-stamped to back board, lacking the CD and foil wrapper, illustrated with sexually explicit photographs. A scarce copy of Madonna’s Sex.

  • # 28671

    ZIMMER, Jenny (editor)

    The Melbourne Conversazioni and the Boston, Melbourne, Oxford, Vancouver Conversazioni on Culture and Society 1982-2012

    [Vancouver, BC] : [Boston, Melbourne, Oxford, Vancouver Conversazioni on Culture and Society], [2013]. Octavo, laminated boards, pp. 159, illustrated. “This limited edition book is intended as a record to be given to participants of Conversazioni held over the past 30 years and is not offered for sale.”

  • # 28384

    JOHNS, Jasper et al.

    Technics and creativity : Gemini GEL

    With an essay by Riva Castleman [Associated Curator of Prints and Illustrated Books]. New York : Museum of Modern Art, 1971. First edition. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 108, 364 illustrations (20 in colour), illustrated catalogue of published graphics from Gemini Printers in the period 1966 – 1971 (since its foundation), in the original embossed white plastic …

  • # 28697

    BELL, Natalie (editor)

    Jeff Koons : 2000 Words

    Athens : Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art, 2020. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 144, illustrated. New copy, sealed in plastic. Jeff Koons (born 1955) became prominent in the mid-1980s by targeting the meaning of art and spectacle in a media-saturated era. Since his first solo exhibition which consisted of small-scale assemblages of toys and found objects, …

  • # 28816

    RILEY, Bridget et al.

    Bridget Riley : the complete prints 1962 – 2020

    London : Thames & Hudson, 2020. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp. 288, illustrated. Foreword by Bridget Riley, text by Craig Hartley, Lynn MacRitchie, and Robert Kudielka, contributions by Alexandra Tommasini and Rosa Gubay. New copy, sealed in shrinkwrap. Bridget Riley has made screenprints throughout her career, extending the principles of her paintings into a new, reproducible …

  • # 28740

    KAPOOR, Anish (1954 - )

    Anish Kapoor : Uluru & Kata Tjuta

    Göttingen : Steidl, 2020. Two volumes, octavo, 15.9 x 22.5 cm, cloth in illustrated slipcase, pp. 752, illustrated. New copy. The powerful religious sites of Uluru and Kata Tjuta in the Northern Territory of Australia have been of deep interest to the artist Anish Kapoor since he first visited them in the 1980s. At Uluru …

  • # 28628

    BRODY, Annemarie

    The face of the centre : Papunya Tula paintings 1971-84

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 1985. Quarto, pictorial laminated card covers, 51 pp, illustrated in colour, a very good copy.

  • # 28331

    YANG, William et al.

    The China project.

    Brisbane : Queensland Art Gallery, 2009. Quarto, illustrated red wrappers, pp. 311, illustrated. The China Project brings together three exhibitions that foreground the richness and complexity of contemporary Chinese art over the past three decades, including the Queensland Art Gallery’s extensive collection of works from the 1980s to the present. The China project is comprised of …