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  • Luminous World

    by Helen Carroll, John Kinsella, Bill Henson & Richard Mills

    Wesfarmers has been collecting art for more than three decades. From work by Elioth Gruner and colonial artist John Eyre to modern Indigenous art, the company maintains a diverse collection for the community to share and cherish through an active loan and exhibition program.

    Now, for the first time, Wesfarmers and the Art Gallery of Western Australia…Read more »

    Price $39.95 Add to cart

  • Cape Arid

    by Philippa Nikulinsky & Alex Nikulinsky

    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 »

    Price $65.00 Add to cart

  • Rainforest Country

    by Stanley & Kaisa Breeden

    Australian Photography Magazine said the Breeden’s first book pushed ‘the boundaries of digital imaging’ while Discover Australia called it a ‘radical new photographic approach’ that captured ‘images of unparalleled fidelity of colour, light and focal clarity’.

    In Rainforest Country Kaisa and Stanley Breeden bring their photographic innovation…Read more »

    Price $75.00 Add to cart

  • Larrakitj

    by Anne Marie Brody

    In the proudly 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 collection of 110 Yolngu memorial…Read more »

    Price $85.00 Add to cart

  • River

    by Brian Simmonds

    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 captures…Read more »

    Price $35.00 Add to cart

  • Soul of the Desert

    by Philippa Nikulinsky & Stephen D Hopper, AC

    ‘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 »

    Price $45.00 Add to cart

  • Boat People

    by Carina Hoang

    Published by Carina Hoang Communications

    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…Read more »

    Price $45.00 Add to cart

  • Bhutan Heartland

    by Robert van Koesveld & Libby Lloyd

    This stunning photographic journey goes straight to the heart of Bhutan – a Buddhist country on the cusp of opening its doors to the West. It explores the culture, history, beliefs and dazzling Himalayan landscapes of the world’s newest democracy taking us into the lives of its people as their country enters the modern world.

    Travel Talk called…Read more »

    Price $59.95 Add to cart

  • Wildflower Country: Discovering Biodiversity in Australia's Southwest

    by Stanley & Kaisa Breeden

    There are few other places on earth where flowers are so all pervasive, so varied and as sumptuous as in southwest 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 and…Read more »

    Price $75.00 Add to cart

  • Monuments and Masons

    by Leonie B. Liveris

    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 comprehensive telling of this unique industry history – about the monumental masons and the shapes, symbols and fascinating tales attached to…Read more »

    Price $59.95 Add to cart

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