International Artists

  • # 21480

    RUSCHA, Ed (1937 - )

    Make new history

    Los Angeles : Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), 2009. Oblong octavo, grey linen bound boards, facsimile artist’s signature to spine, the edges of the pages printed with the words MAKE NEW HISTORY to the three sides, approximately 600 blank pages, printed colophon stating ‘This art object was designed by Ed Ruscha in celebration of MOCA …

  • # 20841

    COVARRUBIAS, José Miguel, 1904-1957 (illustrator)

    [ART DECO] Vanity Fair. February, 1932.

    New York : Condé Nast Publications, Inc., February, 1932. Large quarto (325 x 250 mm), original pictorial wrappers, 88 pp, illustrated in colour and black-and-white; in superb condition, and featuring a stunning cover design by Mexican artist José Miguel Covarrubias – a caricature of actress Greta Garbo.

  • # 20924

    MOSER, Barry (1940 - )

    Gold rush. Twenty-five wood engravings by Barry Moser on a theme of the discovery and mining of gold in America, Africa and Australia.

    With a note on those prints by the artist. Los Angeles : Arundel Press, 1985. Folio, gilt lettered black cloth clamshell box, 7 leaves text; 25 original wood engravings each hand-signed by the artist. Printed for the Arundel Press by Harold McGrath at the Hampshire Typothetae in West Hatfield, Massachusetts on Rives BFK. Limited to …

  • # 21037

    WILSON, Natalie (editor)

    Plumes and pearlshells : the art of the New Guinea highlands

    Sydney : Art Gallery of New South Wales, [2014]. Quarto, illustrated cards, pp. 172, illustrated. New copy. ‘The peoples of the New Guinea highlands are renowned for their spectacular ceremonies, which involve hundreds of dancers festooned with elaborate body adornments, including highly prized Bird of Paradise plumes and the revered kina, or pearlshell. Appreciating the …

  • # 21031

    CLEMENS, Justin

    Marina Abramović : private archaeology

    Hobart :  Museum of Old and New Art, 2015. Quarto, illustrated boards in slipcase, pp. 158, illustrated. “Published on the occasion of her Mona exhibition, this catalogue-monograph includes exclusive photography of the artworks installed at Mona, and features a foreword by David Walsh and essays by Justin Clemens and Elizabeth Pearce.”–Publisher’s website.

  • # 21030

    KUSAMA, Yayoi

    Yayoi Kusama : give me love

    New York : David Zwirner Books, [2016]. Quarto, pictorial boards, pp. 118, illustrated. ‘Yayoi Kusama: Give Me Love documents the artist’s most recent exhibition at David Zwirner, New York, which marked the US debut of The Obliteration Room, an all-white, domestic interior that viewers are invited to cover with dot stickers of various sizes and …

  • # 20789


    The unknown river. An etcher’s voyage of discovery

    With eight illustrations. London : Seeley, Jackson & Halliday, 1874. Octavo, gilt-lettered cloth, all edges gilt, 134; eight original etchings, a fine copy. Etchings created while travelling along the Arroux, a tributary of the Loire.

  • # 20899

    COATTS, Margot (editor)

    Lucie Rie & Hans Coper – potters in parallel

    Sydney : Craftsman House in association with Barbican Art Gallery, 1997. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 160, illustrated. A fine monograph on the distinguished potters.

  • # 21098

    PRINCE, Richard

    Richard Prince : Four Cowboys

    London : Other Criteria, 2009. First edition, new copy. Folio, cloth bound card wrappers, pp. 32, illustrated. Four of Richard Prince’s Cowboy prints are reproduced in brilliant colour at the centre of this large-scale publication. The double spreads of luminous American landscapes are re-photographed, cropped and re-appropriated images of original Marlboro Country iconography. For Gordon …

  • # 20928

    HAMILTON, David (1933-2016)

    Hamilton’s movie Bilitis

    London, UK : Columbus Books, 1982. First UK softcover edition. Quarto, pictorial thin card covers (price stickers front and back), pp 109, illustrated in colour and black-and-white, with stills from the controversial film and photos taken on the set during shooting; internally as new.

  • # 20898

    WEBER, Charles D.

    Chinese pictorial bronze vessels of the late chou period

    Ascona, Switzerland : Artibus Asiae Publishers, 1987. Quarto, cloth in illustrated dustjacket, pp. 262, numerous plates.

  • # 20773

    CRISPOLTI, Enrico

    Lucio Fontana. Catalogo ragionato di sculture, dipinti, ambientazioni

    Milan : Skira, 2006. Two volumes, quarto, laminated boards in slipcase, pp. 1408, extensively illustrated with 285 colour and 3929 black and white illustrations. Mammoth catalogue raisonné, in Italian and English, on the great Italian modernist. The definitive reference.

  • # 21013

    MAKOS, Christopher [WARHOL, Andy]

    Warhol / Makos : a personal photographic memoir

    New York : NAL Books, 1989. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket, pp. 127, illustrated. A wonderful series of photographic portraits Christopher Makos of Andy at various locations and with many of his celebrity friends (Versace, Lennon, Dali, Haring, etc. etc.)

  • # 20581


    Postcards From Asia

    [San Francisco : the artist, circa 2000]. Quarto, concertina style bound artist’s book, papered boards, containing 14 original woodcuts, each signed and numbered by the artist in an edition of 25. Created in a small edition with prints made for Hazelwood’s  Walking up and down in Asia series (2000), with different prints included in each …

  • # 20776

    RUSCHA, Edward

    Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings: Volume Five, 1993–1997

    New York : Gagosian Gallery and Gottingen, Steidl Verlag, 2012. Quarto, lettered cloth, card slipcase, pp. 464, fully illustrated. Edited by Robert Dean and Lisa Turvey; Essay by Hal Foster. The fifth volume of the mammoth Edward Ruscha Catalogue Raisonné project.

  • # 20775

    RUSCHA, Edward

    Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings: Volume Two, 1971-1982

    New York : Gagosian Gallery and Gottingen, Steidl Verlag, 2005. Quarto, lettered cloth, card slipcase, pp. 529, fully illustrated. Essays by Reyner Banham and Peter Wollen. Editor Robert Dean; Associate Editor: Erin Wright The second volume of the mammoth Edward Ruscha Catalogue Raisonné project.