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New Books: luminous pencils and noisy roosters

New Books: luminous pencils and noisy roosters

September 6, 2013

New books, Painting, Rare Books & Arts, Visual arts:

┬áBalinese art : paintings and drawings of Bali 1800-2010 by Adrian Vickers Balinese art over the last 200 years draws on a rich tradition of local village-based artistic styles as… Read More ›

New Books: in and around Melbourne

New Books: in and around Melbourne

June 29, 2013

New books, Painting, Photography, Rare Books & Arts:

The presses keep rolling….. L. Bernard Hall : the man the art world forgot by Gwen Rankin This marvellous new biography of Bernard Hall, published in association with the State… Read More ›

New books: art and the spirit of the land

New books: art and the spirit of the land

February 2, 2013

New books, Painting, Rare Books & Arts, Visual arts:

Nice to see the new-book’s trolley starting to fill up again: Sydney Long : the spirit of the land by Anne Gray   The haunting images of Australian artist Sydney… Read More ›

New books, and not a piano in sight!

New books, and not a piano in sight!

December 12, 2012

New books, Painting, Photography, Rare Books & Arts, Visual arts:

It’s been a while since I’ve done a new-books post, what with Australian Music Month, Melbourne Music Week, and the Kaldor Art Project demanding our attention. So let’s get back… Read More ›

New books: art in the gallery and on the body

New books: art in the gallery and on the body

August 30, 2012

New books, Painting, Rare Books & Arts, Visual arts:

Great French paintings from the Clark : Barbizon through Impressionism: essays by James A. Ganz and Richard R. Brettell The names of Sterling and Francine Clark are perhaps not as… Read More ›

Arts on Film: Triple Bill

Arts on Film: Triple Bill

August 29, 2012

Music, Painting, Rare Books & Arts:

A triple bill featuring Australian artist Robert Jacks, Spanish soprano Montserrat Caballe and French pianist Yvonne Loriod, is the next program in the Arts on Film series to be screened… Read More ›

Double Bill Screening: Peter Churcher & Graham Kennedy

Double Bill Screening: Peter Churcher & Graham Kennedy

July 17, 2012

Painting, Rare Books & Arts, Television:

A double bill featuring Australian artist, Peter Churcher, and iconic television entertainer, Graham Kennedy, is the next program in the Arts on Film series to be screened this Wednesday July… Read More ›

Painting and photography….and dogs!

Painting and photography….and dogs!

June 16, 2012

New books, Painting, Photography, Rare Books & Arts:

Dogs in Australian art : a new history of antipodean creativity by Steven Miller As the proud owner of two whippets who just happen to be the most beautiful dogs… Read More ›

New books in Arts and a game of costume football!

New books in Arts and a game of costume football!

April 24, 2012

Comic books, New books, Painting, Popular music, Rare Books & Arts, Theatre:

A mixed bag of new books in Arts; could you ask for anything more? Florence Young and the golden years of Australian musical theatre by Frank Van Straten When I… Read More ›

Down to the sea in ships

Down to the sea in ships

January 30, 2012

Painting, Photography, Rare Books & Arts:

An enquiry from a customer regarding maritime painting uncovered a watery treasure-trove! The sun rising through vapour : Turner’s early seascapes by Paul Spencer-Longhurst Difficult to go past Turner’s astonishing… Read More ›