# 39000


20 Australian artists = 20 Artisti Australiani. (Unique inscribed and extra-illustrated copy)

$200.00 AUD

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21 Maggio-29 Maggio 1990, Galleria San Vidal, Campo San Stefano, Venezia, 10 Oct.-11 Nov. 1990, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia. Surry Hills, NSW : Ray Hughes Gallery, 1990. Exhibition catalogue. Oblong quarto (220 x 260 mm), pictorial wrappers, stapled; 48 pp; two pages are devoted to each artist, including a full-page colour illustration of one of their works, a CV and small photographic portrait; the artists represented are: Davida Allen, Michael Barnett, Gavin Chilcott, Peter Cole, Philip Faulks, Joe Furlonger, Bill Hay, Sandy Herberte, Richard Killeen, Keith Looby, Robert Moore, Robert J. Morris, Henry Mulholland, Tom Risley, William Robinson, Ian Smith, June Tupicoff, Tony Twigg, Ken Whisson, and William Yaxley; text in English and Italian; in very good condition. This is a unique copy presented to Australian art collector Dr. Colin Laverty on his birthday (2 August, 1990); it is inscribed on the title page by art dealer Ray Hughes, his wife Annette, Liz Laverty and others; a number of the artists have also inscribed their bio page, some adding a pen drawing. These are: Michael Barnett (signed); Peter Cole (inscribed, with a Haring-esque drawing); Joe Furlonger (inscribed, with drawing); Bill Hay (inscribed, with three drawings); Sandy Herberte (inscribed); Keith Looby (inscribed, with drawing); Henry Mulholland (inscribed, with drawing); William Robinson (signed); Ian Smith (inscribed); William Yaxley (inscribed); Robert Moore (loosely inserted sheet inscribed on one side in pencil ‘Happy Birthday in Venice Col. Robert Moore 90’ and with a pencil drawing filling the reverse side).