Printed | Author: Roger Butler
Printed: Images by Australian artists 1942-2020 traces the history of printmaking by Australian artists during an era of dramatic changes in Australian society and the visual arts. Arranged in three sections, it begins with the innovative wartime policy initiatives of the Commonwealth. Reconstruction Scheme which laid the groundwork for crucial development in the arts.
In this period émigré artists and Australian artists returning home helped established printmaking societies, art galleries and publishers — which underpinned the growing popularity of this most democratic of art forms. The second section explores the rise of political and social posters, which became one of the most dynamic forms of print practice in the 1970s and 1980s, and prints by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists which have been at the forefront of Australian art since the 1970s. The book's final section discusses the continuing responses by printmakers to key concerns of our time, focusing on the themes of land and identity.
29 x 24 cm
Root & Branch: Essays on inheritance | Author: Eda Gunaydin
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Exquisitely written, Root & Branch unsettles neat descriptions of inheritance, belonging and place. Eda Gunaydin’s essays ask: what are the legacies of migration, apart from loss? And how do we...
She Believed She Could So She Did | Author: Summersdale
There is no one quite like you. Your strengths are unique and your future is full of wonder. It s time to tap in to your confidence and express your...
Do Ho Suh: Works on paper at STPI | Author: Do Ho Suh
A sculptor and installation artist, Do Ho Suh is best known for his full-scale fabric works in which he meticulously reimagines the architectural space of his past homes and studios....