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Utopia: The Genius of Emily Kame Kngwarreye

Warning: Relatives of the artist are advised that images of Emily Kame Kngwarreye and other Aboriginal people who might be deceased appear in this exhibition and website.

Book cover
Untitled (Yam) 1995 (detail) synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 92.0 x 122.0 cm. Private collection.

ISBN  9781876944667
paperback, 272 pages
245mm x 300mm, colour
published August 2008
RRP A$59.95 (SOLD OUT)

Utopia: The Genius of Emily Kame Kngwarreye tells the story of this senior Anmatyerre woman who became one of Australia's greatest contemporary artists.

Essays by national and international commentators offer readers different ways to approach and interpret these artworks, which were created in an environment far away from the influence of the Western art tradition, and yet have been highly acclaimed and recognised as modernist masterpieces.

This publication, which includes nearly 100 colour plates of these superb works (many of which are held in small private collections), provides a unique and lasting souvenir of this important Australian artist.