Trade paper, 4to., illus. card covers with flaps, very good condition, black & white and colour illus., notes, bibliography, index, 186pp. Betty Churcher was the Director of the National Gallery of Australia and narrated the SBS television from which the book was published. N° de réf. du libraire
Synopsis : A leading art historian explores the range and diversity of art inspired by war in this moving and eye-opening art book. The work of official war artists in World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the recent wars in Afghanistan and the Persian Gulf are explored alongside the drawings and paintings of lesser-known artists and ordinary soldiers who were trenches during World War I, concentration camps of Europe, and prisoner-of-war camps of Southeast Asia. Artists who have been inspired by peace-keeping missions in Timor, Somalia, and Eritrea are included, as well as George Lambert's dramatic World War I battlefield panoramas, Will Dyson's political cartoons, Ray Parkin's prisoner-of-war camp sketches, and Gordon Bennett's graffiti-influenced works produced in the wake of the September 11 attacks on the U.S.. With works that inspire patriotic sentiment, record personal insights, and protest the senseless loss of human life, this compilation shows that where war has influenced art, art has also affected attitudes of war.
About the Author:
Betty Churcher has been the art critic for The Australian, the director of the Art Gallery of Western Australia, and the director of the National Gallery of Australia. She is an adjunct professor for the Centre for Cross-Cultural Research at the Australian National University.
Titre : The Art of War
Éditeur : Melbourne University Press/Miegunyah Press, 2004.
Description du livre The Miegunyah Press, Carlton, 2004. Pictorial Wraps. État : Near Fine. First Edition. Limited Edition. One of 4000 copies printed. Numerous colour and b&w illustrations & photographs throughout (mostly colour). Foreword by Steve Gower. Includes notes, bibliography, picture credits, plus index. Number 55 in the second numbered series of the Miegunyah volumes. Published to accompany the television series of the same name, produced by Film Australia & screened on SBS. Large format volume. Printed in Australia. Publisher's original pictorial wraps with foldover French flaps. A very nice clean tight solid softcover copy. 186pp. Uncommon. SB-82. Size: 28 x 23cm. N° de réf. du libraire 025780
Description du livre Melbourne University Publishing, U.S.A., 2005. Soft Cover. État : Good. ex-lib w/usual markings, GOOD softcover, no marks in text, square uncreased spine; a very solid copy. Ex-Library. N° de réf. du libraire 092306
Description du livre The MIegunyah Press, Carlton South, Victoria, 2004. Soft Cover with French Flaps. État : Very Good. First Edition. Light wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 186pp Size: 230mm x 285mm. N° de réf. du libraire 017172
Description du livre Melbourne University Publishing, 2005. Hardcover. État : Collectible: Good. Softbound. Pages unmarked, limited gentle wear. N° de réf. du libraire 44953aoz
Description du livre Miegunyah Press, Melbourne & Australian War Memorial, Canberra 2004, 2004. 28.0 x 23.0cms, 186pp, colour illusts, very good+ paperback with French flaps. This television program drew on the Australian War Memorial's holdings. The chapters are: the birth of a legend; Sidney Nolan, the Gallipoli series; the human tragedy; Jan Senberg's the sinking of the HMAS Armideal 91942); from the front line; Gordon Bennett, notes to Basquiat 9:11: Cold Wars & conflagrations. N° de réf. du libraire 156621
Description du livre The Miegunyah Press, Victoria, Australia, 2004. Soft Cover. État : As New. Etat de la jaquette : As New. No. 55 in 2nd Numbered Series. 186 pages. Illustrated card cover. Pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. ". stunningly illustrated throughout, featuring images as diverse as George Lambert's dramatic battlefield panoramas, Will Dyson's political cartoons, Ray Parkin's prisoner-of-war camp sketches and Gordon Bennett's graffiti-influenced works produced in the wake of the September 11 attacks on New York. Using works created to inspire patriotic sentiment, to record personal insights or to protest the senseless loss of human life, Churcher shows that where war has influenced movements in art, art has also changed attitudes to war." - 401. Second Hand. N° de réf. du libraire 005770
Description du livre The Miegunyah Press, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, 2004. Soft Cover. État : Good+. Cover has fading to spine. Inscription and water mark to front free endpaper. Crease to top corner of first few pages. 186 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Explores the work of official war artists as well as ordinary soldiers. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. N° de réf. du libraire 020399
Description du livre The Miegunyah Press. First Australian edition., Melbourne, 2004. Softcover/Paperback. État : Fine. First Edition. Published after the SBS series. Two copies, the original and replacement cover, with a note from the publisher to the author, 'Here is the rejacket book - the painting works so well. Let's hope . and we end up having to reprint!' Pictorial wrappers. Different covers and endorsements replacing blurb on the rear cover. Both fine. The two copies. book. N° de réf. du libraire 46042