Beyond Sacred: Recent Paintings From Australia's Remote Aboriginal Communities

LAVERTY, Colin & Elizabeth

Published by Melbourne, Hardie Grant Books, 2008. 1st Edition. Signed.
ISBN 10: 1740665708 / ISBN 13: 9781740665704
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Hardcover, folio, white cloth boards in fine dustjacket, illus. endpages, black & white and extensive colour plates, index of artists, notes, 352pp. Book published before the collection was sold at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Flat signed on the title page by Colin Laverty. Bookseller Inventory #

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Celebrating the best in modern Aboriginal art, this comprehensive survey contains more than 250 paintings and drawings from internationally recognized indigenous artists such as Rover Thomas, Emily Kngwarreye, and John Mawurndjul. Divided by region—from Western Australia and the Northern Territory to the art centers of Papunya and remote Bidyadanga—each section features an introductory essay, a detailed biography, and examples of the artist's work. Visually arresting, these pieces confirm the status indigenous art has gained over the last few decades.

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Colin Laverty and Elizabeth Laverty are collectors of contemporary Australian indigenous art.

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Title: Beyond Sacred: Recent Paintings From ...
Publisher: Melbourne, Hardie Grant Books, 2008. 1st Edition. Signed.

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