Brett Whiteley: Catalogue Raisonne, 1955-1992


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    First Edition.

    23cm x 43cm. 7 volumes. White cloth, black lettering, lettered slipcase.

    Limited to an edition of 1,000 numbered copies “This monumental seven-volume collection chronicles a lifetime of work in exhaustive detail. Compiled by art historian Kathie Sutherland over seven years, the set of cloth-bound books is presented in a deluxe, elegantly finished slipcase and presents more than 4600 artworks, including hundreds of never-before-published works. Weighing 25 kilograms and totalling 3000 pages, Brett Whiteley: Catalogue Raisonne: 1955-1992 is an unprecedented publishing event that confirms Whiteley’s enduring significance as a visionary force of Australian art. Volumes 1, 3 and 4 hold paintings and drawings from the 1950s to the 1990s; Volume 2 contains exquisite concertina fold-outs of the mammoth Alchemy and The American Dream; Volume 5 contains Whiteley’s prints; and Volume 6 compiles his ceramics and sculpture. A final book, Volume 7, holds essays, a cataloguing text, an exhibition history, an artist’s biography, a bibliography and an index of persistent themes that lend insightful form to the expanse of Whiteley’s rich and varied oeuvre.” (publisher’s blurb)

    . New Book.

    $1,492.00 AUD

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    Kathie Sutherland

    Melbourne: Schwartz City, 2020.
    First Edition.
    23cm x 43cm. 7 volumes. White cloth, black lettering, lettered slipcase.

    Limited to an edition of 1,000 numbered copies “This monumental seven-volume collection chronicles a lifetime of work in exhaustive detail. Compiled by art historian Kathie Sutherland over seven years, the set of cloth-bound books is presented in a deluxe, elegantly finished slipcase and presents more than 4600 artworks, including hundreds of never-before-published works. Weighing 25 kilograms and totalling 3000 pages, Brett Whiteley: Catalogue Raisonne: 1955-1992 is an unprecedented publishing event that confirms Whiteley’s enduring significance as a visionary force of Australian art. Volumes 1, 3 and 4 hold paintings and drawings from the 1950s to the 1990s; Volume 2 contains exquisite concertina fold-outs of the mammoth Alchemy and The American Dream; Volume 5 contains Whiteley’s prints; and Volume 6 compiles his ceramics and sculpture. A final book, Volume 7, holds essays, a cataloguing text, an exhibition history, an artist’s biography, a bibliography and an index of persistent themes that lend insightful form to the expanse of Whiteley’s rich and varied oeuvre.” (publisher’s blurb)

    . New Book. $1492 AUD.
    Book#0013814

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    Weight 23.6 kg
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    9781760641719