This book celebrates the oeuvre of Julia Ritson, who has been practicing the art of grid painting for 25 years. Texts by Hanna B Higgins, John Wardle and Joseph Brennan are followed by a visual spread of the artist's mesmerising works.
A limited edition publication that features 32 colour photographs by Mauritian-Australian artist Carine Thévenau documenting deserted playgrounds in rural Japan – many of which are relics of the 1980s financial boom.
This lavishly illustrated catalogue complements Hilarie Mais; current touring exhibition, first held at Museum of Contemporary Art Australia in 2017. It traces the artist's five-decade career and her continual reinvention of the grid.
Dale Harding employs diverse techniques and traditions to explore the socio-political histories and contemporary realities of his family and people in 'Body of Objects'; includes a selection of images from Harding's studio and exhibitions.
Gareth Sansom's watercolours, collages and paintings are based on a personal iconography that includes imagery of a sexual, satirical and philosophical nature. Over 130 of these artworks, spanning the course of Sansom's 60-year career, illustrate the pages of this catalogue.
The story of Australian cinema is reinterpreted in this catalogue, which accompanied an exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in collaboration with the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia.
'Sirius' includes images of historical protests and social gatherings accompanied by the personal stories of former residents and their struggle to save their homes from sale and the redevelopment into 250 luxury apartments.
‘When I was a child in solitude with my pencils and crayons and scraps of paper I felt that I was drawing the world together’ – Sylvia Convey’s reflection in the opening pages of ‘Spirit Lines’, a book documenting the graphic outsider art of Sylvia and Tony Convey.
Originally only appearing in the limited edition ‘Recent Paintings 1929,’ Preston’s 92 aphorisms are presented here in the original design of the first edition alongside ten of her woodcuts representing the latter phase in her career.