Australian art and craft

Australia: Antipodean Stories Australia: Antipodean Stories New!

Australia: Antipodean Stories

Australia: Antipodean StoriesEdited with text by Eugenio Viola, Text by Judith Blackall, Clothild...

Australia: Antipodean StoriesEdited with text by Eugenio Viola, Text by Judith Blackall, Clothilde Bullen, Dunja Rmandic Documenting the most comprehensive exhibition of Australian contemporary art outside the continent. Curated by Eugenio Viola, 'Antipodean Stories' showcases Australian contemporary art, presenting a breadth of cultural, political and social perspectives in mediums ranging from painting and performance to photography and video. Artists include Vernon Ah Kee, Tony Albert, Kha...

$90.00

Celebrating Australia's Magnificent Wildlife Celebrating Australia's Magnificent Wildlife New!

Celebrating Australia's Magnificent Wildlife

Celebrating Australia's Magnificent Wildlife: The Art of Daryl DicksonDaryl Dickson 'The Art of D...

Celebrating Australia's Magnificent Wildlife: The Art of Daryl DicksonDaryl Dickson 'The Art of Daryl Dickson' is a celebration of her diverse style and beautiful work. From black-winged stilts to brushtail possums, see the variety and colour of Australian wildlife contained in one wonderful book. Dickson’s passion for the conservation of wildlife and wild places has informed and inspired her work. She highlights the natural beauty of species that deserve to be saved in what is essential read...

$50.00

Our Strangely Normal Home Our Strangely Normal Home New!

Our Strangely Normal Home

Our Strangely Normal HouseFleur Schell This book is based on an artwork titled ‘Floorplan’ by Wes...

Our Strangely Normal HouseFleur Schell This book is based on an artwork titled ‘Floorplan’ by Western Australian ceramic artist, Fleur Schell. The inspiration behind ‘Floorplan’ was a collection of Fleur’s grandmothers old suitcases looking for a new home. Slowly over a year Fleur transformed twelve suitcases into a series of dioramas representing every room of her home. The result was a single wall mounted artwork. Each suitcase divulges the everyday, standard goings on in her families far f...

$65.00

Son of the Brush New!

Son of the Brush

Son of the Brush: A memoirTim Olsen Tim Olsen is the son of arguably Australia's greatest living ...

Son of the Brush: A memoirTim Olsen Tim Olsen is the son of arguably Australia's greatest living artist, Dr John Olsen. 'Son of the Brush' is his fascinating, candid memoir of what it was like to grow up in the shadow of artistic genius, with all its wonder, excitement and bitter disappointments.  Tim's childhood was dominated by his father's work, which took the family to Europe and to communities around Australia as John sought inspiration and artistic fellowship. Wine, food, conversation a...

$34.95

Modern Australian Women Artists Modern Australian Women Artists

Modern Australian Women Artists

Modern Australian Women Artists: Paintings, Prints and Potters, The Andrée Harkness CollectionAnd...

Modern Australian Women Artists: Paintings, Prints and Potters, The Andrée Harkness CollectionAndrée Harkness, Anne Gray, Caroline Jordan and Juliana Hooper The most comprehensive book on modern Australian women artists published, this book represents some of Australia's most important women artists between 1870s-1960s, a dynamic period in Australian art.  Artists include Margaret Preston, Grace Cossington Smith, Ethel Carrick Fox, Clarice Beckett and Hilda Rix Nicholas. With an impressive se...

$99.95

Tree Story Tree Story

Tree Story

Tree StoryCharlotte Day and Melissa Ratliff (editors) 'Tree Story' brings together creative pract...

Tree StoryCharlotte Day and Melissa Ratliff (editors) 'Tree Story' brings together creative practices from around the world to create a ‘forest’ of ideas relating to critical environmental and sustainability issues. At its foundation - or roots - are Indigenous ways of knowing and a recognition of trees as our ancestors and family. Produced to accompany a major international group exhibition and podcast, the reader connects tree stories across time and place. Featuring varied contributions fr...

$49.95

Outback Outback

Outback

OutbackKen Done As one of the country's favourite cultural icons, Ken Done requires no introducti...

OutbackKen Done As one of the country's favourite cultural icons, Ken Done requires no introduction. Straddling the worlds of design, illustration and fine art, his wildly evocative work captures the essence of Australia with bold strokes and bright colours. Inimitably recognisable, his striking, signature style has engaged the eye, the heart and the imagination of the Australian public for decades and continues to inspire each successive generation of art lovers, creatives and tourists. At o...

$24.95

Midawarr/Harvest

Midawarr/Harvest

Midawarr/Harvest: The Art of Mulkun Wirrpanda and John WolseleyWill Stubbs (Editor) and John Wols...

Midawarr/Harvest: The Art of Mulkun Wirrpanda and John WolseleyWill Stubbs (Editor) and John Wolseley (Editor) Two artists, two completely different approaches, but one abiding passion - to celebrate the natural bounty to be found in the floodplains, swamps, savannas and woodlands of northern Australia. Mulkun Wirrpanda and John Wolseley, her adopted wawa (brother), have created a powerful body of works depicting many of the edible plants of north-east Arnhem Land. "I made this painting after...

$49.95

Firewood Banksia

Firewood Banksia

Firewood BanksiaPhilippa Nikulinsky A unique celebration of Banksia menziesii - commonly known as...

Firewood BanksiaPhilippa Nikulinsky A unique celebration of Banksia menziesii - commonly known as firewood banksia - by acclaimed botanical artist Philippa Nikulinsky. This series of exquisitely detailed drawings and paintings records the species and its cycles in all their beauty. A dazzling and wondrous celebration of Banksia menziesii (firewood or Menzies' banksia) by one of Australia's best botanical artists. After many field trips and long observation of the species, Philippa Nikulinsky ...

$35.00

Ken Done: Art Design Life Ken Done: Art Design Life

Ken Done: Art Design Life

Ken Done: Art Design LifeAmber Creswell Bell and Ken Done A comprehensive and extensively illustr...

Ken Done: Art Design LifeAmber Creswell Bell and Ken Done A comprehensive and extensively illustrated monograph on the art and design of Ken Done, celebrating the man, his life's work and his legacy. At once ad man and artist, designer and entrepreneur, Ken Done has achieved what few others have. His signature style has graced ad campaigns and art cars, magazine covers and doona covers, public spaces and landmark cultural events, but it is his unabating passion for painting that sustains him....

$80.00

Culture is Life Culture is Life

Culture is Life

Culture is Life: A Photographic Exploration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in M...

Culture is Life: A Photographic Exploration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in Modern AustraliaWayne Quilliam A contemporary photography book that celebrates and shares stories of First peoples across the continent. 'Culture is Life' is a modern, photographic celebration of the diversity of Indigenous Australians. Pre-eminent Aboriginal photographer Wayne Quilliam has an archive of thousands of images and interviews with Indigenous people across the country. Through the image...

$39.95

Botanicals: A Colouring Book Botanicals: A Colouring Book

Botanicals: A Colouring Book

Botanicals by Edith Rewa: A Colouring BookEdith Rewa 'Botanicals by Edith Rewa' is a gorgeous col...

Botanicals by Edith Rewa: A Colouring BookEdith Rewa 'Botanicals by Edith Rewa' is a gorgeous colouring book showcasing the unique flora of Australia as seen through the eyes of textile designer and illustrator Edith Rewa. Includes 80 pages of blank colouring-in artwork to help you find mindfulness through nature's beauty. About the Author:Edith Rewa is an illustrator and textile designer. With a fondness for the native flora and fauna of the Australian bush, she illustrates to share a sense ...

$14.95