The Art Guide Series - Edition 1
Short, sharp e-publications designed to build your art market knowledge and help you start or expand your collection. Discover the 5 key criteria that make an artist collectible; investment strategies that generate income from art; how to navigate the Indigenous art market—and much more.
The Art Guide Series - Edition 2
This guide explains how the art market works. We outline the two sides of the market (primary and secondary) and define the role of the main protagonists—galleries, dealers, art consultants and auction houses. We give tips on how to buy at auction and explain the complex process of determining artwork pricing, both for the primary and secondary market.
The Art Guide Series - Edition 3
In an uncertain world, hard assets are highly sought after. Find out how investing in art can make great financial sense, as well as the enjoyment one gets from collecting and owning it.
By Søren Solkær StarbirdForeword by Alex Kapranos, Franz Ferdinand, 2012, Ginko Press, USA, ISBN: 978-1-58423-402-9Paperback, 240 pages.
This new, revised edition of CLOSER contains up-to-the-minute photographs of artists such as David Lynch, Dizzee Rascal, The Dead Weather and an additional eight pages of content.
Over the past decade, Søren Starbird has captured breathtaking photographs of the world's leading musicians. CLOSER collects the work of this talented Danish lensman who has risen to astronomical heights in the world of international photography.
Written by Ralph Hobbs, Ken McGregor2014, MacMillan Art Publishing, Melbourne ISBN: 9781921394362Hardcover—216 pages. Signed by both authors.
A member of the last generation of nomadic desert dwellers who lived off and with the land, Nyurapayia Nampitjinpa spoke little English and sang the stories of her Dreaming as she painted. A powerful woman ngangkari, or healer, after her marriage to John Bennett she demanded henceforth to be referred to as ‘Mrs Bennett’ and, when it came to her status as an artist, she unhesitatingly declared herself ‘No. 1’.
This copiously illustrated volume is distinguished by the photographic sequences of the various stages of Mrs Bennett painting selected works. These photographs reveal the unusual processes of under and over-painting which distinguish her personal style.
The collaborative work of Robert Doble and Simon Strong exhibited at Art Equity in Sydney, 26 March - 10 April 2015.
A 26 page full-colour catalogue with an exhibition essay titled Thou Shalt Not Clone by Ashley Crawford.
Written by Ken McGregor2006, MacMillan Art Publishing, Melbourne ISBN: 1876832770Hardcover—223 pages, colour illustrations, 35cm
As a sequel to William Creek and Beyond, Unfinished Journey features thirteen artists travelling to destinations of their choice, to create new works based on their experiences. Including a diverse group of artists and interesting destinations, the results are startling.
Tim Storrier travels to Kenya and Tanzania, Fred Cress to France, and Anthony Lister goes to Berlin. Each chapter details newly-created work and is accompanied by an informative essay on the artists’ experiences..
Written by Edmund Capon, Ken McGregor, William Wright, Jenny ZimmerMacMillan Art Publishing, ISBN: 9781921394140Hardcover—332 pages. Colour images
Edmund Capon, former Director of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, has observed that Tim Storrier's 'visions and sensibilities are acute responses to his place, to the flat landscape of Australia in which the horizon is low and the sky is vast.' But Storrier's treatment of the landscape is quite unique—often animated by a blazing fire-line or used as a stage-set for capturing memories and intimations of human mortality. This 332 page, large-format volume reproduces Storrier's paintings, drawings, photographs, and constructions on a huge scale.
Gridlocked by Robert Doble was exhibited at Art Equity, Sydney 25 June - 9 July 2015.
36 page full colour catalogue with an exhibition essay titled Boogie Woogie Recognition - A Morse Code of Rythm by Ashley Crawford.
Produced by Nanda\Hobbs Contemporary. Written by Dr Shireen Huda. Introduction by Ralph Hobbs ISBN: 978-978-0-646-943Hardback, 144 pages.
This full-colour, hardback monologue was released in conjunction with the Matthew Quick exhibition Based on a True Story at Nanda\Hobbs Contemporary in November 2015.
'Matthew Quick's talent extends beyond his exquisite rendering of form in paint. One of the hsarpest intellects in Australian art, Quick's inquiring mind, his ability to reconstruct an dmorph imagery to fit his ideological take, and the leavening of his wit makes him a formidable iconoclast.' Ralph Hobbs
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