Australasia's Biggest Online Store

We won't be beaten by anyone. Guaranteed

Thornton Walker

New or Used: $70.00
This is a beautifully produced art book by a highly acclaimed Australian artist. Thornton Walker is a mid career Melbourne based artist whose work is represented in collections in the British Museum and Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Nagoya, Japan and throughout Australia including the National Gallery of Australia, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of Western Australia, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane, Artbank, University of New South Wales, Philip Morris Arts Grant Collection: Parliament House, Canberra, Macquarie Bank, and AXA Australia. This book, curated by the artist in collaboration with Melbourne Books chronologically displays a representation of works from 1970 to 2015. The book includes essays by the prominent art academics and gallerist, Professor Sasha Grishin AM, FAHA,; Dr Patrick Hutchings and Guy Abrahams 'Thornton Walker is an artist who is a teller of stories without a narrative. He is a staunchly figurative artist, but one who paints highly abstracted images. He is also a philosopher who meditates on the nature of the whole world, but does this by examining in exceptional detail a small fragment in a painting, contemplating a haiku or rediscovering part of an old photograph which has been stripped of its original context...The best paintings by Thornton Walker are very much about "the spiritual rhythm...which pervades heaven and earth.' From the essay by Professor Sasha Grishin AM, FAHA included in the book. Professor Grishin is the author of the recent title: Australian Art, A History
Product Details
Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Thornton Walker on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Back to top