MANION, Margaret (1935 - )
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 …
[ROWE, George]; BLAKE, Steven
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 …
‘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, . 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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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,  colophon, illustrated with 20 chuban woodcut prints after Hiroshige, tipped in (some ghosting from the glue as usual); a near …
WEBER, Bruce (1946 - )
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 …
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.
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], . 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.”
JOHNS, Jasper et al.
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 …
BELL, Natalie (editor)
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, …
RILEY, Bridget et al.
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 …
KAPOOR, Anish (1954 - )
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 …
Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 1985. Quarto, pictorial laminated card covers, 51 pp, illustrated in colour, a very good copy.
YANG, William et al.
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 …