Art

Peter Galassi: Henri Cartier-Bresson

Helen Ennis
16 November 2011

Decisive moments

Helen Ennis

 

Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Century
by Peter Galassi
Thames & Hudson and the Museum of Modern Art, $140 hb, 367 pp, 9780500543917

 

 

Everyone, I suspect, has a favourite photograph by Henri Cartier ... More

Deborah Edwards, with Denise Mimmocchi, David Thomas and Anne Gérard: Rupert Bunny

Jane Clark
16 November 2011

Contextualising the expatriate Bunny

Jane Clark

 

Rupert Bunny: Artist in Paris
by Deborah Edwards, with Denise Mimmocchi, David Thomas and Anne Gérard
Art Gallery of New South Wales, $65 pb, 224 pp, 9781741740479

 

For those who saw the recent Rupert ... More

Maria Zagala: A Beautiful Line

Justin Clemens
16 November 2011

Adelaide’s impressive collection of prints

Justin Clemens

 

A Beautiful Line: Italian Prints from Mantegna to Piranesi
by Maria Zagala
Art Gallery of South Australia, $45 pb, 490 pp, 9781921656705

 

One of the notable things about living in a small c ... More

Helen Ennis: Frank Hurley's Antarctica

Isobel Crombie
16 November 2011

Polar pioneer

Isobel Crombie

 

Frank Hurley’s Antarctica
by Helen Ennis
National Library of Australia, $24.95 hb, 141 pp, 9780642276988

 

In the relatively small field of Australian photographic publishing, Frank Hurley has attracted more than his sh ... More

Vivien Johnson: Once Upon a Time in Papunya

Ian McLean
16 November 2011

The force of Dreaming

Ian McLean

 

Once Upon a Time in Papunya
by Vivien Johnson
New South, $34.95 pb, 400 pp, 9781742230078

 

The most widely known story of Australian art is about the beginnings of Papunya Tula. It has, says Vivien Johnson, been ‘r ... More

Peter Ward: Khai Liew

Wendy Walker
15 November 2011

Refined restraint

Wendy Walker

 

Khai Liew
by Peter Ward
Wakefield Press, $45 hb, 104 pp, 9781862548954

 

An appropriately elegant publication, Khai Liew is the eleventh in the Wakefield Press series of monographs on South Australian artists, ... More

Alison Carroll: The Revolutionary Century; and Sarah Bond, Alison Carroll, and Claire Watson (eds): Every 23 Days

Peter Hill
15 November 2011

Exchanges in a two-way street

Peter Hill

 

The Revolutionary Century: Art in Asia 1900–2000
by Alison Carroll
Macmillan Art Publishing, $99 hb, 208 pp, 9781921394171

 

Every 23 Days: 20 Years Touring Asia
edited by Sarah Bo ... More

Robyn Maxwell: Life, Death and Magic

Carol Cains
15 November 2011

Spirits

Carol Cains

 

Life, Death and Magic: 2000 years of Southeast Asian Ancestral Art
by Robyn Maxwell
National Gallery of Australia, $69.95 hb, 256 pp, 9780642334152

 

Imagine living in a world also inhabited by the spirits of the ancestors, whose ... More

Rob Haysom: Arnold Shore

Felicity St John Moore
15 November 2011

Immediate landscapes

Felicity St John Moore

 

Arnold Shore: Pioneer Modernist
by Rob Haysom
Macmillan Art Publishing, $99 hb, 144 pp, 9781921394249

 

Arnold Shore: Pioneer Modernist, by Rob Haysom, fills in the gap between late Impressionism, ... More

John Thompson reviews 'The West and the Map of the World: A Reappraisal of the Past' by Matthew Richardson

John Thompson
15 November 2011

Placed on a coffee table – its likely destination – this handsome book will have its greatest appeal to the idle browser. With its generous illustrations of remarkably beautiful early More

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