Jane Kinsman, Michael Pantazzi
Jul 2009 - National Gallery of Australia
Born in Paris in 1834, Edgar Degas's art was considered radical in his adoption of modern subject matter and he became a key figure in the evolution of modern art. Degas: The Uncontested Master covers his work from the 1870s until his death in 1917. It illustrates his painting, sculpture, printing, pastels, monotypes, and photography, and the artist's favorite subjects: the ballet, the opera, the racetrack, women in bordellos and bathing, milliners and laundresses. Essays discuss Degas's role...
Rhys Muldoon, Lotte Muldoon
Jul 2013 - National Gallery of Australia
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec always loved to draw. When he was young he spent long periods in bed because his bones fractured easily. To pass the time he would draw his family, friends, and animals in the countryside where he lived. This book explores the art of Toulouse-Lautrec through the drawings of Australian actor and performer Rhys Muldoon and his four-year-old daughter, Lotte. Rhys and Lotte visited the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra to see the exhibition Toulouse-Lautrec. They were inspired by...