The following titles are on display from 28 April – 5 May 2016.
If you would like to borrow any of them when they come off display, please see library staff! Otherwise check the library catalogue to see if they are available
Published for his first ever retrospective exhibition,’ Stephen Shore: Survey’ considers Shore's significant “contribution, as well as the historiographical interpretations of his work that have influenced photographic culture over the past four decades. The narrative of the catalogue is conceptualized around three particularly revealing aspects of Shore's work, including his analysis of photographic and visual language, his topographical approach to the contemporary landscape and his significant use of colour within a photographic context.”
Bergson and the Art of Immanence : Painting,
"Immanence is a theory of divine presence, in which the divine is found in the material world, not outside of it. This new collection brings the major 20th century French philosopher Henri Bergson's work on immanence together with the latest ideas in art theory and the practice of immanent art as found in painting, photography and film...It explores concepts of rhythmic duration, perception, affectivity, the body, memory and intuition - all of which were first formulated as immanent objects through the work of Bergson.”
Pencil in Hand : 20th Century Drawings : Colecciones Fundación Mapfre
“Pencil in Hand: 20th-Century Drawings presents a considered selection of more than 100 drawings, providing a wide-ranging view of art from the past century, both from Spain and abroad. All the works form part of the 20th Century Drawing Collection, which belongs to the FUNDACIÓN MAPFRE”
Do Ho Suh Drawings
“Focusing on Do Ho Suh's works on paper, this unique and insightful volume allows readers to trace the development and progression of the artist's drawing practice. Do Ho Suh's hugely popular installations have been drawing audiences around the world for more than two decades. Their themes of displacement, transience, and longing reflect the artist's own nomadic existence as a Korean émigré.”
Colour Sensation : the Works
of Melinda Harper
“Colour and optical vibrancy animate Melbourne artist Melinda Harper’s remarkable oeuvre of abstract works developed over three decades. While Harper is best known as a painter, this survey reveals a surprising diversity of practice in its inclusion of drawings, collages, screenprints, experimental photographs, painted objects and exquisite handmade embroideries”
Undisclosed : 2nd National Indigenous art Triennial
“The second National Indigenous Art Triennial, ‘unDisclosed’ charts the trajectory of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art in Australia since the first triennial, Culture Warriors, in 2007. In tracing this path, the second triennial explores the work of 20 exemplary Indigenous artists from around Australia.”
Face Value : Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction
“Face Value features mid-twentieth-century artists who were reinventing portraiture at a moment when everyone agreed that figuration was dead as a progressive art form. Containing more than fifty paintings, drawings, prints, and sculpture, this book highlights innovations in American portraiture from approximately 1945 to 1975. Included are works by such artists as Alice Neel, Robert Rauschenberg, Alex Katz, Romare Bearden, Fairfield Porter, Andy Warhol, Joan Brown, Barkley Hendricks, and Sylvia Sleigh."