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"Paul Davies" Hanmer - Exhibition catalogue

By Tim Olsen
Price A$ 15     
A 60 page full colour catalogue accompanying a exhibition by the same name, 24 March - 11 April 2010 ... more info

"Luke Sciberras" TU-WHIT! TU-WHOO!

By Frank Moorhouse & John McDonald, Forward by Richard Perram (ISBN 978-0-947301-99-6)
Price A$ 20     
These are exciting works of great skill that wonderfully capture his love of this extraordinary landscape with its wild beauty and its inherent dangers. - Richard Perram, Director, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery

"Michael Johnson"

By Barry Pearce
Price A$ 110     
This beautifully produced book gives us for the first time the opportunity to appreciate the full extent of the artist's achievement over four decades and enter more deeply the motivation and ideas behind his work and the style that remains a major force of contemporary Australian painting. ... more info

"Ann Thomson"

By Anna Johnson
Price A$ 80     
Described by Edmund Capon as 'one of the most interesting and intuitive artists in Australia today', Ann Thomson has had a painting career rich in experiment and invention.


This Ann Thomson monograph was published by the gallery, written by Anna Johnson and with contributions by novelist David Malouf, curator and critic Terence Maloon and French gallerist Stephane Jacob.

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"Ann Thomson" Deluxe Limited Edition Book

By Anna Johnson
Price A$ 350     
Described by Edmund Capon as 'one of the most interesting and intuitive artists in Australia today', Ann Thomson has had a painting career rich in experiment and invention.


This Ann Thomson monograph was published by the gallery, written by Anna Johnson and with contributions by novelist David Malouf, curator and critic Terence Maloon and French gallerist Stephane Jacob.

This special deluxe edition includes a limited edition etching by Ann Thomson. 

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"The King Sun" John Olsen - A portrait at 85

By ABC
Price A$ 35     

In The King Sun, director Tony Williams and producer Anna Hewgill follow the progress of John Olsen’s mural from the arrival of the 8 blank panels to the transportation, delivery and installation of the giant painting in the Collins Square development in Melbourne.



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"Culinaria" The Cuisine of the Sun

By John Olsen
Price A$ 30     
A Collection of John Olsen’s Favourite Dishes Recipes in Collaboration with Andy Harris
50 page full colour catalogue accompanying the exhibition of the same name, 3 - 21 March 2010. $30.00 including postage ... more info

"Teeming with Life" John Olsen: His Complete Graphics 1957 - 2005

By Ken McGregor in consultation with John Olsen and Jeffrey Makin NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
(ISBN 1 876832 93 2)
Price A$ 120       
To say that it is John Olsen's year is beyond dispute. He walked away comfortably with this year's Archibald Prize with barely a hint of the usual animosity and controversy, with most commentators agreeing that regardless of the old man's prestige, it was a winning work all the way. That was closely followed by a brilliantly curated survey exhibition at the Tarrawarra Museum of Modern Art, still on show and well worth the journey to Healesville. ... more info

"John Olsen" Journeys into the 'You Beaut Country'

By Jenny Zimmer & Ken McGregor NOT IN PRINT
(ISBN 978-1-921394-05-8)
Price A$ 120       
At 80 John Olsen is widely acknowledged as the grand old man of current Australian art. Yet, writing as someone who has reviewed art over the years in 20 different countries, I cannot help regretting that John's art is still so little known outside this country. Not only does this deprive the artist of the kind of international recognition he deserves but it also deprives a potential world-wide audience of a truly rich and life-enhancing experience. ... more info

"John Olsen"

By Deborah Hart OUT OF PRINT
(ISBN 1 877004 25 1)
Price A$ 75       
John Olsen is recognised nationally and internationally as one of Australia's most significant and accomplished artsts. in this major publication on Olsen's art and life, Deborah Hart comprehensively surveys his development from his early work to the present, revealing this artist's extraordinary versatility and breath of creative vision. ... more info

"Drawn From Life - John Olsen"

By John Olsen OUT OF PRINT
(ISBN 1875989 17X)
Price A$ 60       
In 1957 a Sydney businessman who recognised the immense talent of the young John Olsen paid him to go to Majorca and paint. The businessman sold most of the paintings for a profit and Olsen was transformed by the influences of European art and the Mediterranean. ... more info
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