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Wesfarmers has been collecting art for more than three decades. Now, for the first time, Wesfarmers and the Art Gallery of Western Australia are proud to share sixty contemporary works with the Australian publicRead more »
Husband-and-wife team Philippa and Alex Nikulinsky journey into isolated outback regions, often staying for months at a time, to paint the Australian bush.
Cape Arid National Park is a fascinating and remote area on the far south-eastern coast of Western AustraliaRead more »
Few places in Australia are of such pivotal ecological importance as the tropical rainforests of northeast Queensland. Stunning in their diversity and vigour, they tell the story of flowering plant evolution. Rainforest Country captures not only the moods and cycles of this unique area, but its very essence.
In Rainforest Country Kaisa and Stanley…Read more »
In the ancient Yolngu heartlands larrakitj were used to contain the bones of the deceased during mortuary ceremonies. Today, artists from Arnhem Land’s Buku-Larrnggay Mulka arts centre produce modern larrakitj for the education of Indigenous and non-Indigenous people.
Collected for a decade, the larrakitj of 110 Yolngu memorial poles from north-east…Read more »
Award-winning artist Brian Simmonds brings Australia’s waterways to life with his oils and mixed media colour paintings and sketches.
Eighty-four beautiful illustrations accompany uniquely local poetry and prose from well-known writers such as John Kinsella, T.A.G. Hungerford and Elizabeth Jolley.
The perfect contemporary souvenir book that…Read more »
‘The Soul is there in the dust, the red rocks and blue sky, the wind and rain, in the dunes and salt-lakes, in the people, and in the plant and animal life, waiting to be experienced, revealed, revered, by those who would look.’ Stephen D Hopper.
The perfect book for anyone interested in botanical art, natural history or fauna and wildflowers.
PRAISE…Read more »
by Carina Hoang
The years 1975 to 1996 were witness to the largest mass migration in modern history when more than a million people left war-torn Vietnam by boat in search of safety. Thousands perished when their boats fell apart en route, others succumbed to starvation, dehydration and cold-blooded attacks by Thai pirates.
Combining autobiographical accounts from…Read more »
This stunning photographic journey goes straight to the heart of Bhutan — a Buddhist country on the cusp of opening its doors to the WestRead more »
There are few other places on earth where flowers are so all pervasive, so varied and as sumptuous as in south-west Western Australia. It is one of 39 special places in the world, named International Biodiversity Hotspots, where there have been explosions of evolution — veritable cauldrons of species making.
Award-winning photographers Stanley…Read more »
Did you know that an obelisk with a tapered column at the top symbolises eternal life or that measuring scales are often found on the grave of a person in the legal profession?
Monuments and Masons is a unique industry history – about the stonemasons and the shapes, symbols and fascinating tales attached to their work. With its stunning pictures…Read more »