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NEW EXHIBITION – CHRISTIAN THOMPSON ‘LAKE DOLLY’

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Christian Thompson
Lake Dolly
until 10 June 2017

In much of Christian Thompson’s work he engages with the process of autoethnography, merging the dream world, his autobiography and research, he constructs images that connect his experience to wider social, political, cultural meanings and understandings.

Reflecting on personal, private and public archives, Thompson harnesses his focus on anti portraiture and its ability to trouble the relationship between past and present.

His works hold powerful actions/gestures, drawing relationships between object, body and history. He mediates qualitative explorations and personal experience through his practice, resulting…

DOUGLAS STEWART FINE BOOKS | TRACEY MOFFATT : SOMETHING MORE NO. 1

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MOFFATT, Tracey (1960 - )

Something More No. 1

Featured Acquisition | Tracey Moffatt : Something More No. 1

In celebration of the opening tonight of Tracey Moffatt’s exhibition ‘My Horizon’ at the Australian Pavilion of the Venice Biennale, Douglas Stewart Fine Books is pleased to offer for sale Something More No. 1, the artist’s iconic self-portrait, and one of the most well known images in Australian photography.

In Moffatt’s groundbreaking series of photographs Something More, the story of a young Aboriginal woman’s exploration of identity, sexuality and belonging are laid out in a sequence of staged scenes, composed as if stills from a lost film. The first image, offered…

DOUGLAS STEWART FINE BOOKS | NEW ACQUISITIONS MAY 2017

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MORRIS, William (1834 - 1896)

The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, now newly imprinted.

$125,000.00 AUD

 

Highlights for this month include one of the most celebrated and sought after of all private press books, and a high point in the history of the printed book, the Kelmscott Chaucer (1896); one of the rarest works on Australian natural history, Lewin’s Birds of New South Wales (1838); the beautiful Doves Press Bible…

ANNE SCHOFIELD ANTIQUES | A RING CYCLE May 17- 27

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A RING CYCLE – May 17- 27

The ring is the eternal symbol of life, love, faith and power. For centuries it has inspired writers, musicians and artists. The ring is a marker of the cycle of life, from birth to betrothal and, as manifested in the mourning ring, even death.

Anne Schofield Antiques is pleased to present a collection of one hundred unique rings, which represent our enduring attachment to this band of gold. There are exquisite examples from the 18th century when even melancholy…

MICHAEL REID | GIANTS – ONLINE EXHIBITION

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Jem Cresswell
Giants #6, 2017

digital pigment print on cotton rag
75 x 105 cm
edition of 8 + 2AP
$1,600 unframed
$2,300 framed

Giants – online exhibition

In 2014, Jem Cresswell set out to spend time with humpback whales during their annual migration to their breeding grounds in Tonga. The artist was initially drawn to the whales for the subject’s sheer size and gentle nature and he has continued to return to Tonga, over three years, to capture intimate underwater visions of these complex and conscious animals. The resulting photographs are nothing short of spectacular.

An astonishing technical achievement,…

CHRISTOPHER DAY GALLERY | NEW WORKS FOR SALE

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Treat yourself with a painting that you can hang on your wall and enjoy for many years or GIVE THE GIFT OF ART

View/purchase on-line www.cdaygallery.com.au or visit the gallery Wednesday – Saturday 12-6pm.

Paintings by renown Australian artists, including stunning investment works by Norman Lindsay, Olsen, Shead, Storrier. Also a good selection by Graeme Townsend

Call into the gallery or ring 0418 403 928.

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