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...
Madeleine O'Dea The Phoenix Years

The Phoenix Years

The transformation of modern China told through the eyes of its dissident artists and writers, The Phoenix Years tells the riveting story of China’s rise from economic ruin to global giant in the four decades since...
Bowie: Album By Album

Bowie: Album By Album

There will never be another David Bowie. THE artist for our times who many fans have found hard to let go after his shocking and sudden death earlier this year, he was a true innovator and musical genius. Bowie is often ...
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Brett Whiteley: Art, Life and the Other Thing

When he died in 1992 Brett Whiteley left behind decades of ceaseless activity—some works bound to a particular place or time, others that are masterpieces of light and line. Whiteley had arrived in Europe in 1960 determi...
Catherine Truman Touching Distance

Catherine Truman: Touching Distance

Catherine Truman is best known for intricately and evocatively carved wood and mother of pearl jewellery and intimate sculptural objects, yet her oeuvre encompasses large public works, drawing and writing, performance, p...