You are in site section: Exhibitions

Catalogue

Catalogue

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.


Utopia: The Genius of Emily Kame Kngwarreye

Cover of Utopia: The Genius of Emily Kame Kngwarreye catalogue
Cover image: Untitled (Yam) 1995 (detail) synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 92.0 x 122.0 cm.
Private collection.

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.

ISBN: 9 781876 944667
Paperback, 272 pages, 245mm x 300mm, colour
Published August 2008
$59.95
Buy online now from our Museum Shop.

 

How to purchase

If you can't make it to the National Museum of Australia Shop in person, it's easy to arrange Australia-wide or international delivery of our publications.

You can also purchase National Museum of Australia publications online at the Museum Shop.

Tel +61 2 6208 5222 OR +61 2 6208 5068.

Fax +61 2 6208 5398

Email nmasales@nma.gov.au

For trade orders only, contact UNIREPS, on + 61 2 9664 0999 or email orders.press@unsw.edu.au.