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SLATER, John

Through artists’ eyes : Australian suburbs and their cities 1919-1945

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Melbourne : Miegunyah Press, 2005. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (reproducing a work by Colin Colahan), light handling marks, small stain to fore edge of first couple of leaves, pp. xviii; 237, extensively illustrated with hundreds of images.

‘Shows how artists recorded the coming of Modernity, and the lives of ordinary people at work and at leisure. This book also explores how, at a time when most images produced by Australian artists were of rural or bush subjects, some turned their attention to their surroundings, and painted, or photographed the busy life of the metropolis.’ – Trove.

Illustrations include those by Dorrit Black, Margaret Preston, Charles Meere, Jo Sweatman, Max Dupain, Clarice Beckett, Nora Heysen, Eveline Some, Ada Plante, Sidney Nolan, Adrian Ferint, Blamire Young, Adelaide Perry, Gladys Owen, Thea Proctor, Lionel Lindsay, John Shirlow, Dora Wilson, Jessie Traill, Roland Wakelin, Ethel Spowers, Ethel Carrick, Grace Cossington Smith, and many others.