New Contemporary Collection Handbook


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The story of contemporary Australian and international art told through the gallery’s collection. Nine chapters introduce ideas, themes and art movements from the last 40 years, followed by illustrated entries on individual artists and their works. The tenth chapter explores the history of collecting and exhibiting contemporary art at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. At the end of the book are reading lists to guide readers who wish to discover more about chapter themes or particular artists. 

Author: Wayne Tunnicliffe (ed.)
Size: 220 x 185mm
476 pages
465 colour images
164 artists, each with key images and 450-word entry
10 essays: authors George Alexander, Anthony Bond, Natasha Bullock, Donna Brett, Michael Desmond, Michael Wardell, Wayne Tunnicliffe
Covers 1968 to present


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