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A Painted Landscape : Across Australia from Bush to Coast - Amber Creswell Bell

A Painted Landscape

Across Australia from Bush to Coast

Hardcover Published: 1st November 2018
ISBN: 9781760760113
Number Of Pages: 272

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I love a sunburnt country, A land of sweeping plains, Of ragged mountain ranges, Of droughts and flooding rains. I love her far horizons, I love her jewel-sea, Her beauty and her terror The wide brown land for me!

Dorothea Mackellar's words have a knack for swelling the metaphorical chest of many Australians with the evocative descriptions in her iconic encomium, 'My Country'.

Just as Mackellar zeroed in on the particular nuances of Australia that make our country so unique, this book forms an aesthetic study of the Australian landscape as seen, experienced and expressed by the Australian artists who choose to paint it.Surveying 50 artists working in various mediums and depicting varied terrains, A Painted Landscape showcases an incredible diversity of landscapes and in doing so, dispels the myth that Australia is all 'beach and bush'.

Focusing on contemporary landscape painters, this is Australia in the 21st century through a specifically creative lens.

A Painted Landscape

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beautiful book, a must for landscape artists

Moruya

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Very useful reference book

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I am an amateur artist and find it quite inspiring to read about the artists and their techniques. I use it to find inspiration for my next painting.

Helensburgh

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Superb review of Australian contemporary landscape artists

5

I loved this book and it has been used greatly since it's arrival.

Sydney

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Fantastic new Australian Landsape painting Book

5

Great to see this new book on the market, well overdue showcase of what's happening in landscape painting today

boonah

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ISBN: 9781760760113
ISBN-10: 1760760110
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 1st November 2018
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 28.6 x 24.2  x 2.7
Weight (kg): 1.57

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