National Library of Australia

 Summer Opening Hours:

Our opening hours will be changing between Tuesday 24 December 2019 and Wednesday 1 January 2020.

All reading rooms will be closed from Christmas Day, reopening on 2 January. But you’ll still be able to visit our Exhibition Galleries, our children’s holiday space, WordPlay, and Bookshop from 9am-5pm (except on Christmas Day).Bookplate café will also be open during this period, but with varied hours.

Be sure to check our Summer Opening Hours before you visit: https://www.nla.gov.au/visit-us/opening-hours

<< Previous record  /  Next record >>
Record 8 of 70
You must be logged in to Tag Records
Australian painting, 1788-2000 / Bernard Smith ; with additional chapters by Terry Smith and Christopher Heathcote
Bib ID 1473045
Format BookBook
Author
Smith, Bernard, 1916-2011
 
Edition 4th ed. 
Description South Melbourne, Vic. : Oxford University Press, 2001 
xi, 630 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0195515544
Summary

This is the fourth edition of the classic text first published in 1962. It discusses the achievements of all Australia's leading artists and a great many lesser-known ones. It is written for those seeking a comprehensive introduction to the subject and will be valuable to students, teachers, and the general reader. All facets of Australian painting are generously illustrated.

Full contents
  • Ch. 1. The First Artists 1788-1824
  • Ch. 2. Artists on the Pastoral Frontier 1821-51
  • Ch. 3. The Late Colonial Artists 1851-85
  • Ch. 4. Genesis 1885-1914
  • Ch. 5. Exodus 1881-1919
  • Ch. 6. Leviticus 1913-32
  • Ch. 7. Contemporary Art Arrives 1930-39
  • Ch. 8. Rebirth 1939-50
  • Ch. 9. Figurative and Non-Figurative 1950-60
  • Ch. 10. The Art Scene in the 1960s
 
Notes

Previous ed. published as: Australian painting 1788-1990. Oxford University Press, 1991.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Painting, Australian.
Other authors/contributors Heathcote, Christopher, 1959-  |  Smith, Terry (Terry E.)

Online

    In the Library

    Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video Help Video.

    Details Collect From
    NL 759.994 S643-4
    Copy: pbk
    Main Reading Room
    N 759.994 S643-4
    Copy: pbk
    Main Reading Room

    Order a copy

    - Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. We will contact you if necessary.

    Help Video To learn more about Copies Direct watch this short online video Help Video.
    close Can I borrow items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close What can I get online?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags
    Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.