Articles by: Dermot McCaul

New and old photography in Arts

New and old photography in Arts

August 26, 2010

Arts:

The Sea: an anthology of maritime photography since 1843   A recent addition to our photography collection, this book compiled by Pierre Borhan contains images of the sea and those who… Read More ›

New books in Arts

New books in Arts

August 19, 2010

Arts:

Photographing fashion: British style in the sixties by Richard Lester ACC Editions, 2009 Francis Bacon: a terrible beauty Steidl, 2009 Irving Penn: small trades J.Paul Getty Museum, 2009 European masters:… Read More ›

New books in Arts

New books in Arts

August 4, 2010

Arts, Comic books, Film, Painting, Visual arts:

French paintings of the fifteenth through the eighteenth century byPhilip Conisbee British paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1575-1875  by Katharine Baetjer The Greek body by Ian Jenkins and Victoria… Read More ›

Remembering Sir Charles Mackerras

Remembering Sir Charles Mackerras

July 16, 2010

Arts, Music:

The sad news of the death at age 84 of the great Australian conductor, Sir Charles Mackerras, sees the passing of one of the world’s finest musicians, and one of… Read More ›

A Golden Age of Illustration

A Golden Age of Illustration

July 7, 2010

Arts, Painting, Visual arts:

N.C.Wyeth: Catalogue Raisonne of Paintings This beautiful two volume catalogue of the paintings of American artist N.C.Wyeth has just landed on the shelves and proves, if proof were needed, that great… Read More ›

Music and the passing of a good friend

Music and the passing of a good friend

June 23, 2010

Arts:

Kevin McBeath in Facade by William Walton Not a recent recording by any means, but a fitting tribute to the passing of one of the State Library’s great friends and… Read More ›

What’s new on the Arts shelves

What’s new on the Arts shelves

June 13, 2010

Arts, Film, Photography, Popular music, Visual arts:

The Drawings of Bronzino This beautiful new book from Yale University Press highlights the wonderful draughtsmanship of Mannerist artist Agnolo Bronzino who was a pupil of the great Pontormo. It can be found… Read More ›

Your new arts blog

Your new arts blog

June 4, 2010

Arts, Comic books, Music, Visual arts:

Welcome to the Arts blog, brought to you by the staff of the Arts Library. This is where we will be focussing on a range of material relating to the arts, both here in… Read More ›

Tim Burton at the State Library

Tim Burton at the State Library

June 4, 2010

Arts, Film, Music:

With the opening of Tim Burton the Exhibition at ACMI on June 24, you might want to do a bit of preparatory reading about this most extraordinary film director, credited… Read More ›