Featured Titles

Hegel’s Owl
Hegel’s Owl: The Life of Bernard Smith (2016)

Sheridan Palmer

The definitive account of Smith’s extraordinary life, from ward of the State to father of Australian art history.

The Language of Light and Dark
The Language of Light and Dark (2015)

Melissa Miles

This extensive selection of photography offers a new perspective on Australia’s visual history as a nation and continent.

J.W. Power Abstraction-Création Paris 1934
J.W. Power Abstraction-Création Paris 1934 (2012)

A.D.S. Donaldson, Ann Stephen, Gladys Fabre and Virginia Spate

Charting the exchange between Sydney and Paris, Australia and France, that goes to the heart of Australia’s modernism

Jacky Redgate: Mirrors
Jacky Redgate: Mirrors (2016)

Robert Leonard and Ann Stephen

Redgate’s first monograph in over a decade, exploring her work and practice as a leading Australian contemporary artist.

Anne Ferran: Shadow Land
Anne Ferran: Shadow Land (2014)

Felicity Johnston, Anne Ferran, Susan Best and Thierry de Duve

The companion to Ferran’s exhibition ‘Shadow Land’, presenting her practice as one of Australia’s most significant photo-media

How Aborigines Invented the Idea of Contemporary Art
How Aborigines Invented the Idea of Contemporary Art (2011)

Ian McLean

96 authors contribute to the first anthology chronicling the global reception of Aboriginal art since the early 1980s.

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The Legacies of Bernard Smith: Essays on Australian Art, History and Cultural Politics (July 2016)
Edited by Jaynie Anderson, Christopher R. Marshall, Andrew Yip

Over 20 authors contribute to this celebration of Smith’s contributions to Australian art history as we know it.