Australian Artists Books | Author: Alex Selenitsch
Artists' books are works of art created in book form, or rather forms as there are a myriad of approaches such as pages in a box, scrolls, fold outs and even a Rolodex. They can be one-offs or produced in small editions. This primarily 20th-century practice drew greater interest in the 1960s from artists seeking alternative means to express their concepts and ideas.
Australian Artists Books features twenty books. It discusses approaches to artists' books by Ian Burn, Robert Jacks, Bea Maddock, and Mike Parr, features an in-depth analysis of works by an additional sixteen artists, and includes an illustrated checklist.
Writer Alex Selenitsch discusses how the books function as narrative rituals and the multiple views offered by these wonderful objects which literally unfold in time, are delightfully tactile, and use diverse techniques.
22.2 x 1.9 x 22.9 cm
Shards: Gus Clutterbuck Ceramic Art Collection | Author: Gus Clutterbuck
A stunning catalogue chronicling Gus Clutterbuck's exhibition 'Shards' held in Shanghai. Select pieces from this collection of work are for sale here. In this stunning series of porcelain objects, sculpture,...
Plurals Can Be Weird (you will see) | Author: Keg de Souza & Lucas Abela
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During the COVID-19 lockdown of 2020, Sydney artists Keg de Souza and Lucas Abela, decided to write a book for their 3-year-old, Ernie. They were inspired by the sudden isolation...
Keith Haring | Jean-Michel Basquiat: Crossing Lines | Author: Dr. Dieter Buchhart
Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat are considered icons of twentieth-century art. Both are known for their idiosyncratic imagery, radical viewpoints and complex socio-political commentary, and both employed signs, symbols and...