Perkins, Hetti (curatorial editor & essays).
CROSSING COUNTRY: The Alchemy of Western Arnhem Land Art.
BNo.0-7347-6359-X. First Edition, 2004 (pb). Pp: 240; 300mm x 245mm; 1.60kg. num col, some b/w, 1 map.
Author's notes, lenders, acknowledgments, foreword, artist biographies, list of works, select chronology, glossary, contributos, select bibliography, index.
A very good paperback copy in illustrated wrap. Wrp: vg.
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2004.
(This book was published to accompany the landmark exhibition, Crossing Country: The alchemy of Western Arnhem
Land art, which reveals the strength and beauty of Western Arnhem Land. It is also the extraordinary story
of the artists and their unique atanding in Australia's cultural landscape.
Crossing Country: The alchemy of Western Arnhem Land Art by Hetti Perkins;
Barridjangonhmi Bimi Paint It For Me! By Lofty Bardayal Nadjamerrek;
Growing Up in a Painted Landscape by Murray Garde;
Our Spirits Lie in the Water by Ivan Namirrkki;
Fire in the Water: Inspiration from Country by Luke Taylor;
That's My Story by Mary Marabamba;
John Mawurndjul: The Artist at Work by Jenni Carter;
I'm a Chemist Man, Myself by John Mawurndjul;
Anchor Kulunba: The Artist at Work by Jon Altman;
Kuninjku Women and the Power of Making Art by Apolline Kohen; and others)
(Keywords: Contemporary, traditional art, Northern Australia, Aboriginal, Western Arnhem Land, bark paintings, sculptures).