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[KNGWARREYE]. ISAACS, Jennifer et al.

Emily Kame Kngwarreye : paintings

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With contributions by Jennifer Isaacs, Terry Smith, Judith Ryan, Donald Holt & Janet Holt. Sydney: Craftsman House, 1998. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 204, illustrated in colour throughout, light foxing to top edge, else a fine copy of this scholarly publication, scarce.

Emily Kame Kngwarreye (c. 1910-1996) was a senior member of the Anmatyerre community resident at Utopia, a former cattle station, now reclaimed by its Aboriginal land owners. She is widely regarded as one of the most notable Aboriginal artists of recent times and the pre-eminent woman artist of the desert region. The remarkable painterly and conceptual originality of her work extended her influence well beyond the previous reach of contemporary Aboriginal art and attracted widespread international interest.