Divided in two, the beginning outlines complex political and art historical conceptual confluences in Claudia Chaseling's work and then concludes with letters exchanged between her and fellow artist eX de Medici.
Australian art historian Bernard Smith (1916-2011) is honoured for his contribution and influence in; the development of Australian art history, anthropology, the creation of Australian collections, Indigenous philanthropy and politics in contemporary art.
Vivien Johnson, writer, sociologist and art expert with a particular interest in the Western Desert, presents a captivating portrait of Papunya, its community, the old masters including Albert Namatjira, and the Papunya Tjupi art centre.
This text offers much to the reader. It is elegantly illustrated with a finely detailed essay that tightly weaves the personal history of Lewers and family, and the advent of modernism in the Australian art scene.
A richly coloured reproductions of paintings and tapestries by artist Khadim Ali, accompanied by essays from Salima Hashmi, Rachel Kent and Ali himself, tells a compelling narrative of the artists homelands of Afghanistan and Paksitan.
This new book beautifully presents images of Brisbane artist, Judith Wright’s work, In the Garden of Good and Evil (2014-2016), a large-scale installation created with components of paint on wood and found objects such as dolls heads and mannequins.