Thursday, 15 August 2013

New Library Books

The following list of new books will be on display from 15/8/13 - 29/8/13. If you would like to request any of them please talk to the library staff.

Rosemary Laing


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"The first comprehensive monograph on the prominent Australian artist Rosemary Laing displays the full range of her photographic art. 'Unquiet' is a word often used to describe the photographs of Rosemary Laing."

Sculpture by the Sea: the First Fifteen Years 1997-2011


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"To celebrate the first fifteen years of Sculpture by the Sea we have produced a book featuring hundreds of images from each of the Australian and Danish exhibitions, together with essays by John McDonald, Dr. Michael Hill and David Handley."

Envisioning the Artist in the Early Modern Netherlands

9789040076831: Envisioning the Artist : In the Early Modern Netherlands


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"This volume is concerned with the images and discourses of the artist in the Netherlands from the 15th to the 17th centuries, when the relationship between a community of craftsmen and elite individuals, between consciousness of a native tradition and membership of international 
humanist society, were being actively negotiated."

Obsessions R. B. Kitaj 1932- 2007

"Cleveland, Ohio-born painter R.B. Kitaj (1932-2007) lived and worked in London, England from 1959 to 1997, where he pioneered a new type of figurative art in the 60s with his artist friends Frank Auerbach, Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud and Leon Kossoff, all of whom would find themselves dubbed the "London School."
Dani Marti
Dani Marti
"Dani Marti (*1963 in Barcelona) is one of Australia’s most exciting artists to have recently emerged to international acclaim, both charming and challenging audiences, curators, and critics alike with his unorthodox combination of hand-woven “canvases” and video documentary."
Matthew Monahan
9783775731645: Matthew Monahan
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"Matthew Monahan (born 1972) adorns his precariously assembled figurative sculptures with wax, glitter and spray paint to achieve effects of aged bronze, portraying his subjects as loose gatherings of worn parts that might fly apart at any moment."

Subliming Vessel: The Drawings of Matthew Barney

9780847839766: Subliming Vessel: The Drawings of Matthew Barney


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"This accompanying catalogue to largest exhibition of Matthew Barney’s extraordinary drawings to date explores this central aspect of the artist’s important body of work."

The Macquarie Group Collection: The Land and it's Psyche


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"Australia’s most exciting and innovative artists are showcased in the Macquarie Group’s offices in more than 30 cities around the world, and a stunning selection of these works is featured in this book."

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