'a shoulders-back display of 200 works covering 200 years of a country which has long found expression in its visual art' - The Independent
This landmark book, which was produced to accompany the Royal Academy's ambitious 2012 show, is a comprehensive survey of the development of Australian art, from early Aboriginal work to that of the first colonial settlers, immigrant artists of the twentieth century and the culturally diverse inhabitants of the country today.
Exploring this 300-year history, the book also celebrates key moments in the Australian canon, such as Sidney Nolan's paintings of the outlaw Ned Kelly. Also included are contemporary artists such as as Tracey Moffatt, Fiona Hall and Vernon Ah Kee.
This beautifully produced volume focuses especially on the relationship of Australia's art to its landscape illustrating this with paintings, prints, drawings, photographs and film and video stills.
- Author: Wally Caruana
- Hardcover: 320 pages
- Date published: September 2013
- Language: English
- ISBN: 978-1907533457
- Product Dimensions: 27.9 x 24.1 x 3.2 cm