- PUBLISHED: January 2015
- SUBJECT LISTING: Art History / Australian and Oceanic Art
- BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: 358 Pages, 11.5 x 10 in
- ISBN: 9780642334473
Collection highlights is an essential book for any art lover’s library. Completely redesigned, updated and expanded, with magnificent illustrations of over 300 works, it is a concise and accessible introduction to the nation’s largest visual arts collection, held by the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra.
With engaging texts written by Australia’s leading curators, the publication includes masterworks from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, Pacific art, Asian art and European and American art collections as well as from Australian art from the colonial period to the present.
Gain insights into historically significant works of art such as The Aboriginal Memorial, Sidney Nolan’s legendary Ned Kelly series, the great Blue poles by American Jackson Pollock, James Turrell’s atmospheric skyspace Within without and many more. This informative and handsome publication is a must-have companion for general readers, specialists and students for years to come.