Melissa Ashley The Birdman's Wife

The Birdman’s Wife

A woman overshadowed by history steps back into the light… Artist Elizabeth Gould spent her life capturing the sublime beauty of birds the world had never seen before. But her legacy was eclipsed by the fame of her...
100 Australian Poems - You need to know Jamie Grant

100 Australian Poems – You need to know

Poetry? For today’s readers? Yes, and not just for those who buy their poetry collections religiously either: this book is for everyone. Frustrated by the perception that Australian poetry is dry, inaccessible and ...
Jimmy Barnes Working Class Boy

Jimmy Barnes: Working Class Boy

A household name, an Australian rock icon, the elder statesman of OzPubRock – there isn’t an accolade or cliche that doesn’t apply to Jimmy Barnes. But long before Cold Chisel and Barnesy, long before t...
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Something to say

Our friends at frankie magazine have always been pretty proud of the kind of writing they put in print. They’ve had stories that make you laugh, stories that make you think, and stories that make you cringe or cry ...
George Gittoes Blood Mystic

Blood Mystic

George Gittoes defies categorisation as his life defies belief. Equal parts artist and warrior, he is world-famous for waging war on war with art, circus, photography and film, and has been shot, stabbed, bombed, beaten,...
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Richard Maurovic: Shaping life

It is twenty years since Richard Maurovic’s first solo exhibition in 1996. His 2016 exhibition of old and new works at the Hill Smith Gallery, Pirie Street, Adelaide, and the publication of this book, Richard Maurovic: S...
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The Art of Rivalry

Genius, friend, rival: this is the story of four pairs of artists whose intense relationships spurred and shaped their art. In The Art of Rivalry, Pulitzer prize-winning Australian art critic, Sebastian Smee reveals the ...
Margaret Preston Recipes for Food and Art

Margaret Preston: Recipes for Food and Art

A new look at one of Australia’s most renowned artists through her art, cooking and ground-breaking approach to creative life, Margaret Preston: Recipes for Food and Art is a fully illustrated book, packed with rec...