International Artists

  • # 29866

    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 …

  • # 29859

    ANDERSON, Jaynie

    Tiepolo’s Cleopatra (signed copy)

    Melbourne : Macmillan Publishing. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 224, illustrated. As new copy, signed by Jaynie Anderson. Professor Jaynie Anderson is an internationally recognised scholar, renowned for her research and publications on the Italian masters. On this occasion she has concentrated on one painting, the National Gallery of Victoria’s famous Banquet of Antony and …

  • # 29825

    WOOD, Ghislaine

    Art deco 1910-1939

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 2008. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, 317 pp, illustrated, a fine copy of this lavishly produced exhibition catalogue, now scarce.

  • # 29822


    Gilbert and George : The Banners (signed and inscribed)

    London : White Cube, 2015. Oblong quarto, laminated card wrappers, pp. [36], illustrated. Signed and inscribed on the half-title ‘With love from Gilbert and George x’. Reproduces the conceptual artist’s indecent protest banners.

  • # 29812

    RIENITS, Rex and Thea

    Early artists of Australia

    Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1963. Quarto, cloth in illustrated dustjacket (light edge wear, spine slightly faded), patterned endpapers, pp. x; 246, illustrated. A very good copy. A valuable survey of the first European artworks of the Australian continent, including chapters on Cook’s artists, the First Fleet, Thomas Watling, William Westall, John William Lewin, George …

  • # 29711

    JOPPIEN, Rüdiger and SMITH, Bernard

    The art of Captain Cook’s voyages (four volume set in publisher’s box)

    Volume one : The voyage of the Endeavour 1768 – 1771. With a descriptive catalogue of all the known drawings of peoples, places, artefacts and events and the original engravings associated with them. Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1985 (reprint). Folio, cloth in dust jacket, pp. xv; 247, illustrated. Volume two :  The voyage of …

  • # 29606

    COWART, Jack and HAMILTON, Juan

    Georgia O’Keefe : art and letters

    Letter selected and annotated by Sarah Greenough. Washington : National Gallery of Art in association with New York Graphic Society Books; Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1987 (second printing, 1988). Quarto, cloth in illustrated dustjacket (price-clipped), pp. x; 308, illustrated, small inscription to endpaper, texta remainder mark to lower edge, else a very good copy.

  • # 29285

    WARHOL, Andy

    Andy Warhol’s Exposures

    Photographs by Andy Warhol. Text by Andy Warhol with Bob Colacello. London : Hutchinson 1979. Quarto, cloth in dustjacket (edge worn and a few short tears), unpaginated, extensvely illustrated with Warhol’s candid portraits of the famous and infamous of his time. Internally clean, a good reference copy.

  • # 29646

    AFANADOR, Ruven


    With an introduction by Héctor Abad Faciolince. Poems by Gloria Maria Pardo Vargas. Zurich and New York : Editions Stemmle, 2001. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket (light wear at edges), photographic plates. The first book by Colombian born and New York based photographer Ruven Afanador, illustrated with his famed series on the masulinity of the …

  • # 29690

    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 …

  • # 29682

    KLEPNER, Frank

    Yosl Bergner : art as a meeting of cultures

    With a preface by Bernard Smith. Melbourne, Vic. : Macmillan, 2004. Octavo, boards in dustjacket, pp. 160, illustrated. A fine copy, as new. The painter Yosl Bergner was born in Vienna in 1920, arrived in Australia in 1937 and migrated to Israel in 1950. Melbourne scholar, Frank Klepner, provides a richly-detailed history of Bergner’s Australian …

  • # 29319


    Women Photographers (slipcased set)

    London : Thames and Hudson Ltd, 2021. Three volumes, octavo, 19.7 x 12.8 cm, in slipcase, pp. 432, illustrated. New copy. Volume 1 : Women Photographers – Pioneers 1851 – 1936 Volume 2 : Women Photographers – Revolutionaries 1937 – 1970 Volume 3 : Women Photographers – Contemporaries 1970 – today Women have been pioneering …

  • # 29643

    WOOD, Ghislaine

    Art deco 1910-1939 (hardcover edition)

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 2008. Quarto, boards in dustjacket (spine sunned, slightly bumped at head of spine), 317 pp, illustrated, a very good copy of this lavishly produced exhibition catalogue, now scarce. The hard to find hardcover edition, sold out during the exhibition.

  • # 29602

    NOLAN, Sidney et al

    Paintings and sculpture from the London galleries of Marlborough Fine Art Ltd

    Adelaide : Bonython Art Gallery and Melbourne : Australian Galleries, circa 1970. Octavo, trifold catalogue, cover illustration by Francis Bacon. Includes works by Sidney Nolan, Henry Moore, Francis Bacon, Frank Auerbach, Graham Sutherland, John Piper, et al.

  • # 29595

    MENGHETTI, Diane

    Sound of our summer seas

    Diane Menghetti ; with pen and ink drawings by Tate Adams, RE. Melbourne : Macmillan Art Publishing, 2004. Quarto, laminated boards, pp. 40, illustrated. New copy. An illustrated account of the history of Japanese culture and influence in Australia, in conjunction with an exhibition co-ordinated by Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville.

  • # 29535

    FORNASIERO, Jean et al.

    The Art of Science : Nicolas Baudin’s voyagers 1800-1804

    Adelaide : Wakefield Press, 2016 (2017 reprint). Quarto, 265 x 218 mm, illustrated wrappers, pp. 176, illustrated. New copy. It was one of the most lavishly equipped scientific expeditions ever to leave Europe. At the dawn of the nineteenth century, French navigator Nicolas Baudin led two ships carrying 22 scientists and more than 230 officers …