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Further reading

Further reading

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.


Books

Aboriginal Studies Department, Museum of Victoria, Women's Work: Aboriginal Artefacts in the Museum of Victoria, Melbourne, 1992.

ATSIC, Through Women's Eyes, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, Canberra, 1991.

Biddle, J, Breasts, Bodies, Canvas: Central Desert Art as Experience, University of New South Wales Press, Sydney, 2007.

Boulter, M, The Art of Utopia: A New Direction in Contemporary Aboriginal art, Craftsman House, Sydney, 1991.

Brody, A, Utopia: A Picture Story: 88 Silk Batiks from the Robert Holmes à Court Collection, Heytesbury Pty Ltd, Perth, 1990.

Brody, A, (ed.), Stories: Eleven Aboriginal Artists, Craftsman House, Sydney, 1997.

Butler, R, A Secret History of Australian Art, Craftsman House Fine Art Publishing, St Leonards, 2002.

Carrigan, B, (ed.), Utopia: Ancient Cultures, New Forms, Heytesbury Holdings Ltd and the Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, 1998.

Caruana, W, Aboriginal Art, World of Art Series, Thames and Hudson, London, 1993.

Charlesworth, M, Dussart, F & Morphy, H, Aboriginal Religions in Australia: An Anthology of Recent Writings, Aldershot, Hants, England; Burlington, VT; Ashgate, 2005.

Crumlin, R & Knight, A, Aboriginal Art and Spirituality, Collins Dove, Melbourne, 1991.

Eather, M et al. (eds), Dreamtime: Zeitgenössische Aboriginal Art, Remaprint, Klosterneuburg, Austria, 2001.

Ebes, H, Nangara, Australian Aboriginal Art Exhibition from the Ebes Collection (2 vols), Aboriginal Gallery of Dreamings, Melbourne, 1996.

Emily Kngwarreye: Paintings, Craftsman House, Arts International, Sydney, 1998.

Green, C, Peripheral Vision: Contemporary Australian Art 1970–1994, Craftsman House, Sydney, 1995.

Green, J, Utopia Women, Country and Batik, Utopia Women's Batik Group, Alice Springs, 1981.

Johnson, V, Aboriginal Artists of the Western Desert: A Biographical Dictionary, Craftsman House, Sydney, 1994.

Kleinert, S & Neale, M, (eds), The Oxford Companion to Aboriginal Art and Culture, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 2000.

Latz, P, Bushfires and Bushtucker: Aboriginal Plant Use in Central Australia, IAD Press, Alice Springs, 1995.

Luthi, B (ed.), Aratjara: Art of the First Australians, Kunstammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, 1993.

McCulloch, A & McCulloch, S, The Encyclopaedia of Australian Art, Allen and Unwin, Sydney, 1994.

McCulloch, S, Contemporary Aboriginal Art: A Guide to the Rebirth of an Ancient Culture, revised edn, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2001.

McCulloch, S, The New McCulloch's Encyclopaedia of Australian Art, 4th edn, Aus Art Editions in association with The Miegunyah Press/Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2006.

Morphy, H, Aboriginal Art, Phaidon Press, London, 1988.

Morphy, H & Boles, M, Art from the Land: Dialogues with the Kluge-Ruhe Collection of Aboriginal Art, The University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1999.

Neale, M, (ed.), Utopia: The Genius of Emily Kame Kngwarreye, National Museum of Australia/National Museum of Art, Osaka/ National Art Center, Tokyo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Tokyo, 2008.

Neale, M, (ed.), Emily Kame Kngwarreye: Alhalkere: Paintings from Utopia. Queensland Art Gallery and Macmillan Publishers Australia Pty Ltd, Melbourne, 1998.

Neale, M, Yiribana: An Introduction to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Collection: The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1994.

Peter, S and Lofts, P, Yarrtji — Six Women's Stories from the Great Sandy Desert, Aboriginal Studies Press for the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, Canberra, 1997.

Williams, D, In Our Own Image: The Story of Australian Art, 3rd edn, McGraw Hill, Sydney, 1995.

Book chapters, journal articles and reports

Bancroft, B, 'Mystical lyricist: a personal view: Emily Kame Kngwarreye', Art and Australia, vol. 36, no. 2, 1998, pp. 196–8.

Batty, P, 'Selling Emily: Confessions of a white advisor', Artlink, vol. 27, no. 2, 2007, pp. 68–71.

Benjamin, R, 'Aboriginal art: Exploitation or empowerment?', Art in America, vol. 78, no. 7, July 1990, pp. 211–6.

Biddle, J, 'Breasts, bodies, art: Central desert women's paintings and the politics of the aesthetic encounter', Cultural Studies Review, vol. 12, no. 1, March 2006, pp. 16–31.

Biddle, J, 'Country, skin, canvas: The intercorporeal art of Kathleen Petyarre', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art, vol. 4, no. 1, 2003, pp. 61–76.

Biddle, J, 'Inscribing identity: Skin as Country in the central desert', in Ahmed, S & Stacey, J (eds), Thinking Through the Skin, Routledge, London and New York, 2001.

Butler, R, 'Aboriginal art out of context', Eyeline, no. 55, spring, 2004, pp. 26–9.

Butler, R, 'Emily Kame Kngwarreye and the undeconstructible space of justice', Eyeline, no. 3, autumn/winter, 1998, pp. 24–30.

Butler, R, 'The impossible painter', Australian Art Collector, issue 2, October–December, 1997, pp. 42–5.

Butler, R, 'Introduction' in Butler, R (ed.), Radical Revisionism: An Anthology of Australian Art, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, 2005, pp. 7–37.

Butler, R, 'My, sir does know what he wants', Art Monthly, no. 77, March 2005, pp. 19–20.

Butler, R, 'Three signs of the contemporary', Contemporary Visual Arts and Culture Broadsheet, vol. 34, no. 2, 2005, pp. 106–7.

Copeland, J, 'The land and the market', Art Monthly Australia, no. 83, September 1995, pp. 4–9.

Dutkiewicz, A, 'From appreciation to appropriation', JAS, Australia's Public Intellectual Forum, no. 64, 2000, pp. 117–9.

Eagle, M, 'Traditions of representing the land in Aboriginal art', Art and Australia, vol. 37, no. 2, 1999, pp. 236–44.

Edwards, D, 'Emily Kame Kngwarreye' in Tradition Today: Indigenous Art in Australia, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2004, pp. 58–61.

Ellyard, H, 'Big Yam Dreaming', Art and Australia, vol. 36, no. 4, 1999, pp. 490–91.

Green, D, 'Painting post Greenburg', Art Monthly Australia, no. 87, March 1996, pp. 20–23.

Green, J, 'Emily Kame Kngwarray: An accidental modernist', Artlink, vol. 20, no. 1, 2000, pp. 17–9.

Green, J, 'The enigma of Emily Kngwarray' in Charlesworth, M, Dussart, F and Morphy, H, Aboriginal Religions in Australia: An Anthology of Recent Writings, Aldershot, Hants, England; Burlington, VT; Ashgate, 2005, pp. 185–92.

Green, J, 'Holding the country: Art from Utopia and the Sandover' in One Sun, One Moon: Aboriginal Art in Australia, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2007, pp. 203–9.

Green, J, 'Utopian women' in White, I, et al. (eds), Fighters and Singers: Some of the Lives of Aboriginal Women, Allen and Unwin, Sydney, 1985, pp. 55–67.

Hodges, C, 'Kngwarreye', Art and Australia, vol. 34, no. 3, 1997, pp. 330–1.

Hodges, C, 'Utopia', Artlink: Contemporary and Aboriginal Art, vol. 10, nos 1 & 2, 1992, pp. 9–10.

Hollingworth, R, 'Looking at (not seeing): Reconsidering the work of Emily Kame Kngwarreye', Art Monthly, no. 115, November 1998, pp. 15–7.

Isaacs, J, 'Bush gardens', Art and Australia, vol. 35, no. 4, 1998, pp. 510–7.

Johnson, V, 'Is there a gender issue in Aboriginal art?', Art and Australia, vol. 32, no. 3, autumn, 1995, pp. 350–7.

Johnson, V, 'Twentieth century dreaming: Contemporary Aboriginal art', Art and Australia Pacific, vol. 1, no. 1, December 1993, pp. 71–8.

Johnson, V, 'Upon a painted emotion', Art and Australia, vol. 30, no. 2, summer, 1992, pp. 238–40.

King, V, 'Embodied perceptions: Aboriginal expressions of place', in Cameron, J (ed.), Changing Places: Re-Imagining Australia, Longueville Books, Sydney, 2003, pp. 286–95.

King, V, 'Utopia now: A journey to Emily's country', Art and Australia, vol. 37, no. 4, June–August, 2000, pp. 524–5.

Langton, M, 'Dreaming art' in Papestergiadis, N (ed.), Complex Entanglements: Art, Globalisation and Cultural Difference, Rivers Oram, London, 2003, pp. 42–56.

Langton, M, 'Homeland: Sacred visions and the settler state', Artlink, vol. 20, no. 1, 2000, pp. 11–6.

McDonald, M, 'The problem of criticism: Emily Kame Kngwarreye', Art Monthly, no. 108, April 1998, pp. 20–1.

Manford, S, 'Eight Emilys', Art Write, no. 23, July 2001, viewed 15 May 2006,
http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/12742/20020704-0000/www.artwrite.cofa.unsw.edu.au/0123/full_monty/Kngwarreye/Manford.htm

Murphy, B, 'Australian art: Examining its past, re-imagining its future (a partial itinerary 1970–2000)' in Turner, C (ed.), Art and Social Change: Contemporary Art in Asia and the Pacific, Pandanus Books, Australian National University, Canberra, 2005, pp. 460–82.

Naylor, S, 'Australia's representation at the Venice Biennale', Art and Australia, vol. 40, no. 4, June–August, 2003, pp. 594–601.

Neale, M, 'Cult of cultural convergence: Black on white or white on black', Art Monthly, no. 72, April 1994, pp. 7–8.

Neale, M, 'Marks of meaning', in Neale , M (ed.), Utopia: The Genius of Emily Kame Kngwarreye, National Museum of Australia/National Museum of Art, Osaka/National Art Center, Tokyo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Tokyo, 2008, pp. 33–47.

Neale, M, 'The politics of visibility: How Aboriginal art found its way into art galleries', in Turner, C (ed.), Art and Social Change: Contemporary Art in Asia and the Pacific, Pandanus Books, Australian National University, Canberra, 2005, pp. 483–97.

Neale, M, 'Two worlds: One vision', in Neale, M (ed.), Emily Kame Kngwarreye. Alhalkere. Paintings from Utopia, Queensland Art Gallery and Macmillan Publishers Australia Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Australia, 1998, pp. 23–32.

Nicholls, C, 'An introduction to the women painters of Utopia, Northern Territory', Journal of the Anthropological Society of South Australia, vol. 32, nos 1–2, December 1999, pp. 1–27.

Ryan, J, 'Abstraction, meaning and essence in Aboriginal art', Art and Australia, vol. 35, no. 1, 1997, pp. 74–81.

Slavin, J, 'Notes towards the end of time: The Venice Biennale', Art Monthly Australia, no. 102, August 1997, pp. 10–3.

Smith, T, 'Rethinking regionalism: Art in the Northern Territory', Art and Australia, vol. 31, no. 4, winter, 1994, pp. 469–71.

Thomas, N, 'A compelling vision', Asian Art News, vol. 3, no. 3, May/June 1998, pp. 48–51.

Exhibition catalogues

Batty, P & Sheridan, N, CAAMA/Utopia Artists-in-Residence Project: Louie Pwerle and Emily Kame Kngwarreye, 1989–90, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Perth, 1990.

Boulter, M, First Solo Exhibition, Utopia Art Sydney, 1990.

Boulter, M & Hodges, C, Australia's First International Art Movement, Utopia Art Sydney, 1990.

Brassington, P, Scott, M & Burns, T (eds), Painting from the Desert, University of Tasmania, Hobart, 1990.

Brody, A, Contemporary Aboriginal Art from The Robert Holmes à Court Collection, Heytesbury Holdings Ltd, Perth, 1990.

Brody, A, Utopia: A Picture Story: 88 Silk Batiks from The Robert Holmes à Court Collection, Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute Inc, Adelaide, October 1989.

Brody, A, Utopia Women's Paintings: The First Works on Canvas: A Summer Project, Heytesbury Pty Ltd, Perth, 1989.

Green, J, 'The enigma of Emily Ngwarray' in World of Dreamings, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 2000. Online only: National Gallery of Australia, viewed July 2007, http://nga.gov.au/Dreaming/Index.cfm?Refrnc=Ch6

Hart, D, Emily Kame Kngwarreye: Paintings from 1989–1995, Works from the Delmore Collection, Parliament House, Canberra, 1995.

Hart, D, Place and Perception: New Acquisitions: Parliament House Art Collection, Parliament House, Canberra, 1995.

Hart, D, et al, Identities: Art from Australia, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan, 1993.

Hodges, C, Utopia Women, Coventry Gallery, Sydney, 1989.

Lowe Art Museum, Australian Aboriginal Art from the Collection of Donald Kahn, University of Miami, Miami, 1991.

Lynn, V & Borgelt, M, Abstraction, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1990.

McCaughey, P, Utopia Body Paint: A Collection of 77 Paintings by Australian Aboriginal Artists at Utopia, Central Australia, a North American Tour, LIPS Inc, St Louis, USA, 1994.

Mendham, D & West, M, Contemporary Territory, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin, 1994.

National Gallery of Australia, The Eye of the Storm: Eight Contemporary Indigenous Australian Artists, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, and National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, 1996.

Neale, M, Yiribana: An Introduction to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Collection: The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1994.

Nuttall, W, Contemporary Australian Abstraction, Niagara Galleries, Melbourne, 1996.

O'Ferrall, MA, Tjukurrpa: Desert Dreamings: Aboriginal Art from Central Australia (1971–1993), Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, 1993.

Perkins, H, Aboriginal Women's Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales Sydney, 1991.

Perkins, H & Croft, B (eds), Fluent: Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Yvonne Koolmatrie, Judy Watson: XLVII Esposizione Internazionale D'arte La Biennale di Venezia 1997, Australian Pavilion, 15 June – 9 November 1997, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1997.

Pizzi, G, Aboriginal Paintings from the Desert, Gabrielle Pizzi at the Union of Soviet Artists' Gallery, Moscow, 1991.

Price, R & Nicholson, E (eds), Dreaming Their Way: Australian Aboriginal Women Painters, Scala Publishers Ltd, London, 2006.

Quail, A, Making Our Times: Selected Works of Art from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Collection, National Gallery of Australia and Thames and Hudson, Sydney, 1996.

Ryan, J, 'Australian Aboriginal Art: Otherness or Affinity?' Aratjara: Art of the First Australians, Kunstammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, 1993.

Ryan, J, Mythscapes: Aboriginal Art of the Desert, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 1989.

Setsuko, N (ed.), Prism: Contemporary Australian Art, Bridgestone Museum of Art and Ishibashi Foundation, Tokyo, Japan, 2006.

Talmacs, R, Communicative Abstraction: Philosophical Reflections, Utopia Art Sydney, 1992.

Thomas, Daniel, 'Taking charge. The art of Emily Kame Kngwarreye', Earth's Creation. The Painting of Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Lauraine Diggin Fine Art, Melbourne, 1998.

Uchiyama, T (ed.), Crossroads — Towards a New Reality: Aboriginal Art from Australia, National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, 1992.

Utopia Art Sydney, Emily Kame Kngwarreye: New Directions, Utopia Art Sydney, 1994.

Wallace, D, Desmond, M, Caruana, W, Flash Pictures: By Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Artists, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1991.

Newspaper articles, exhibition reviews and ephemera

Alford, P, 'Kngwarreye's Japan dreaming', Australian, 26 February 2008, p. 5.

Australian Associated Press, 'Japanese exhibition for art great's works', Koori Mail, 30 January 2008, p. 48.

Barron, S, 'Transitions of a remarkable painter', Canberra Times, 3 September 1994, p. 7.

Butler, R, 'Emily Kame's mystic masterpieces', Courier-Mail, Weekend Arts, 17 January 1998, p. 12.

Cadzow, J, 'The Emily industry', Age Good Weekend Magazine, 5 August 1995, pp. 27–35.

Corkhill, E, 'Dreamtime on canvas', Japan Times Online, 21 February 2008.

Dart, J, 'A vision of Utopia', Canberra Times, 12 October 2007, p. 11.

Dunkerley, S, 'Desert visions on world stage', Northern Territory News, 8 March 08, p. 28.

Fenner, F, 'A new approach to landscape', Sydney Morning Herald, 4 July 1992, p. 41.

Fenner, F, 'Making a break with tradition', Sydney Morning Herald, 6 February 1993, p. 44.

Fitzgerald, M, 'Daughter of Utopia', Time, 23 September 1996, pp. 132–3.

Gerrie, A, 'Now art's great matriarch can rest in peace', Observer, 8 September 1996, p. 27.

Guinness, D, 'Kngwarreye colours the world', Australian, 11 December 1992, p. 10.

Ingram, T, 'Emily starts an art movement so the artist changes her spots', Financial Review, 11 August 1994, p. 29.

Kavanagh, J, 'Different ages of a painter's style', Business Review Weekly, 1 August 1994, p. 122.

Lancashire, R, 'Great Aboriginal painter who crossed artistic borders: A leading woman desert painter dies', Age, 5 September 1996, p. C4.

Lynn, E, 'Beguiled by black woman's adventures in the abstract', Weekend Australian, 19–20 June 1993, p. 56.

McCulloch, S, 'Abstract artistry rooted in tradition', The Australian, 4 September 1996, p. 5.

McCulloch, S, 'Too many dots', Australian, Weekend Review, 21–2 September 1996, p. 5.

McDonald, J, 'Utopia: The Genius of Emily Kame Kngwarreye', Craft Arts International, No 73, 2008, p. 85–8.

McDonald, J, 'When mind and body act as one', Sydney Morning Herald, 1 March 2008, p. 16.

McDonald, J, 'Eyeing the dots' (review of Emily Kame Kngwarreye: Alhalkere: Paintings from Utopia exhibition at Art Gallery of New South Wales venue), Sydney Morning Herald, 4 April 1998, p. 5.

McLean, S, 'Aunty's dreaming of Utopia', Courier-Mail, 21 February 1998, p. 7.

Martin-Chew, L, 'A credit to Kngwarreye's peculiar genius', Australian, 20 February 1998, p. 16.

Meacham, S, 'A place in the sun for a late bloomer', Sydney Morning Herald, 10 October 2007, p. 11.

Neale, M, 'Women artists of Utopia', Association News, National Gallery of Australia, May/June 1991.

Papp, Z & Cameron, D, 'Little yen for Australian artworks', Age, 29 May 2006, p. 6.

Shanahan, L, 'Taking the Aboriginal point of view to the rest of the world', Age, 8 October 2007, p. 3.

Smith, S, 'Sense of place' (review of Kngwarreye retrospective and Emily Kame Kngwarreye exhibition at Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane, February/March 1998), Courier-Mail, 14 February 1998, p. 28.

Streak, D, 'From the outback to Osaka: Custodian's desert artworks impress', Canberra Times, 26 February 2008, p.6.

Streak, D, 'Much more than an exhibition', Canberra Times, 22 January 2008, p. 3.

Strickland, K, 'Aussie art on the road in Japan', Australian Financial Review, 27 March 2008, p. 51.

Talmacs, R, 'Emily Kame Kngwarreye: 1992 exhibition', Utopia Art Sydney, 1992.

Yoshihara, Akino, 'Emily's country', The Daily Yomiuri, Weekend edition, 14 March 2008, p. 12.

Theses

Butler, S, 'Emily Kame Kngwarreye and the enigmatic object of discourse', PhD thesis, University of Queensland, 2002.

Chandler, L, 'Making a mark: The collection and display of Aboriginal and Asian art at the Queensland Art Gallery', PhD thesis, Australian National University, 2006.

King, V, 'Art of place and displacement: Embodied perception and the haptic ground', PhD thesis, College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, 2005.

Lovegrove, S, 'The unsolidity of the ground', PhD thesis, National Institute of the Arts, School of Art, Australian National University, 2002.

Tamura, K, 'Australian Aboriginal art in Japan: A study of recent public exhibitions', MA thesis, University of Melbourne, 1995.