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Emily Kngwarreye paintings / with contributions by Jennifer Isaacs ... [et al]
Bib ID 193850
Format BookBook
Author
Kngwarreye, Emily Kame, approximately 1910-1996
 
Description North Ryde (N.S.W.) : Craftsman House, 1998 
204 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 30 cm. 
ISBN 9057036819 (hardback)
Summary

Emily Kame Kngwarreye (c. 1910-1996) was a senior member of the Anmatyerre community resident at Utopia, a former cattle station, now reclaimed by its Aboriginal land owners. She is widely regarded as one of the most notable Aboriginal artists of recent times and the pre-eminent woman artist of the desert region. The remarkable painterly and conceptual originality of her work extended her influence well beyond the previous reach of contemporary Aboriginal art and attracted widespread international interest.

This book looks at Emily Kngwarreye's paintings from very different viewpoints: Jennifer Isaacs approaches and explains their meaning as part of Anmatyerre women's culture, and gives a history of the art's development and patronage; Terry Smith examines the works as forming part of the leading edge of contemporary abstract painting; Judith Ryan describes and explores the major works by Emily Kngwarreye from the collection of the National Gallery of Victoria; and Donald and Janet Holt give personal accounts of Emily's art and life at Delmore Downs Station.

This book looks at Emily Kngwarreye's paintings from very different viewpoints: Jennifer Isaacs approaches and explains their meaning as part of Anmatyerre women's culture, and gives a history of the art's development and patronage; Terry Smith examines the works as forming part of the leading edge of contemporary abstract painting; Judith Ryan describes and explores the major works by Emily Kngwarreye from the collection of the National Gallery of Victoria; and Donald and Janet Holt give personal accounts of Emily's art and life at Delmore Downs Station.

Full contents
  • Alhalkere
  • Emily Kame Kngwarreye. Anmatyerre Woman / Jennifer Isaacs. Anmatyerre Artist / Jennifer Isaacs. Kngwarreye Woman Abstract Painter / Terry Smith
  • Colour Plates 1989-1991
  • Paintings in the National Gallery of Victoria. Emily Kngwarreye in the National Gallery of Victoria / Judith Ryan
  • Colour Plates 1992-1994
  • Painting at Delmore Downs Station. The Artist's Studio / Jennifer Isaacs. Emily, A Personal Memoir / Donald Holt. Emily Kngwarreye at Delmore Downs 1989-1996 / Janet Holt
  • Colour Plates 1995-1996.
 
Notes

Bibliography: p. 190-191.

Subjects Kngwarreye, Emily Kame, approximately 1910-1996.  |  Anmatyerre (Australian people) -- Art.  |  Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Northern Territory.  |  Painters -- Northern Territory.  |  Art - Painting.  |  Anmatyerre / Anmatyerr people (C8.1) (NT SF53-09)  |  Art - Artists - Women.  |  Delmore Downs (South Central NT SF53-10)
Other authors/contributors Isaacs, Jennifer, 1946-
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