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IVOR HELE (1912-1993)

The Farrier, 1974




JUSTIN O'BRIEN (1917-1996)

Woman Talking to an Angel in a Tree



Wollstonecraft, (1914)


Selected Publications

Owls Over the Murrumbidgee, John Olsen.j


Owls Over the Murrumbidgee

Wildflower Dreaming, Dry Season Emily Ka


Wildflower Dreaming Dry Season


Housefront, 1954

Housefron, Charles Blackman.jpg


Bath Time, 1929

weaver hawkins bath time 1929.jpg


  • The Exhibition and Reception of Australian Art in London in the Nineteenth Century, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, October, 2014, (MA Thesis), pp. 79

  • Jeffrey Smart: opere italiane di un artista Australiano, University of Trento, Italy, 2009, (BA Thesis), pp. 102


  • ‘Introduction’, in Recycle, Rework, Remake, NCCA, Darwin, 2021, p. 2

  • ‘Director’s Foreword’, in Lapsed, Missing and Working Sculptors, NCCA, Darwin, 2021, p. 3

  • ‘Director’s Foreword’, in Murŋrniny: a story of metal from the east, NCCA, Darwin 2021, pp. 10-11

  • 'Fred Williams, (Dessert Landscape) 1968; Charles Conder, Scene on the Epte; Rupert Bunny, St Veronica; Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula, Spear Dreaming', in Australian & International Art, Gibson's, Melbourne 18 April 2021, pp. 8-9, 12-13, 16-17, 36-37

  • ‘Ivor Hele, The Farrier’, in Australian and International Art, Gibson’s, Melbourne, 25 October 2020, pp. 56-7

  • ‘Introduction’, in Sydney Morning Herald Vintage Photography Collection, Part I, Mossgreen, Sydney, 12 December 2017, p. 9

  • ‘Ian Fairweather, Meditation, in The Malcolm and Patricia Coppleson Collection, Mossgreen, Sydney, 4 December 2017, pp.14-5

  • ‘Introduction’; ‘Justin O’Brien, Woman Talking to an Angel in a Tree’; ‘Arthur Streeton, Wollstonecraft’; ‘John Olsen, Owls Over the Murrumbidgee’; ‘Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Wildflower Dreaming, Dry Season’; ‘Charles Blackman, Housefront’; Weaver Hawkins, Bathtime’; ‘Ludwig Becker, Portrait of Agnes Mathie Scott’; ‘Ray Crooke, Islander with Pink Hibiscus’; ‘Charles Blackman, The Sisters’, in Important Art, Mossgreen, Melbourne, 20 November 2017, pp. 9, 28-9, 32-3, 36-41, 44-5, 48-9, 52-5, 74-5

  • ‘Introduction’, in The Chappell Collection of Contemporary Art, Mossgreen, Sydney, 9 October 2017, p. 9

  • ‘Introduction’, in Fine Australian and International Art, Mossgreen, Melbourne, 4 September 2017

  • ‘Albert Namatjira, Hermannsburg Mission’; ‘Charles Conder, Springtime, Arques-la-Bataille’; ‘Conrad Martens, Glenrock, Darling Point’; ‘Arthur Streeton, Window Study’, in The Alan and Margaret Hickinbotham Collection, Mossgreen, Adelaide, 25 June 2017, pp. 12-3, 24-7, 32

  • ‘Russell Drysdale’s Pentimenti: small change, big affects’, in Russell Drysdale’s Masterpiece: Grandma’s Sunday Walk, 1972, Mossgreen, Adelaide, 25 June 2017, p. 22-3

  • ‘The Beach’; ‘The City and Industry’; ‘Surrealism’; ‘Nudes, People and Fashion’; Still Life, Interiors and Plants’; ‘Landscape’, in Max Dupain (1911-1992) – Part II: The Final Estate Photographs, Mossgreen, Sydney, 19 June 2017, pp. 8, 18, 30, 38, 56, 67

  • ‘Justin O’Brien, Dormition of the Virgin’, in The Colin Davies Collection, Mossgreen, Sydney, 7 June 2017, pp.12-3

  • ‘Introduction’; ‘Leonard French, The Workshop’; ‘Tim Storrier, Will (Arm), 1984’; ‘Charles Conder, Morning in the Park, circa 1902-4', in Fine Australian and International Art, Mossgreen, Melbourne, 6 June 2017, pp. 9, 24-5, 28-9, 36-7

  • ‘Robert Neill, Mount Morriston on Macquarie River, Van Diemen's Land, 1825’, in Australian History, Mossgreen, Melbourne, 30 May 2017

  • ‘James Gleeson, Sea-wrack Involving the Heads of Tristan and Isolde, 1947’, in The Rodney Davidson AO OBE LLB Collection, Mossgreen, Melbourne, 21 March 2017, pp. 32-5

  • ‘Garry Shead, Thirroul Morning’; ‘Arthur Boyd, Dancers'; ‘Garry Shead, The Measuring Artist'; ‘John Olsen, Rabbit Warren, Rydal’; ‘Tim Storrier, Still Life and Fire‘; Lin Onus, Frog’, in The Lowenstein Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, Mossgreen, Melbourne, 7 March 2017, pp. 40-1, 46-7, 58-9, 68-9, 90-1, 98-9

  • ‘Jeffrey Smart, Dividing Line, Study I’; ‘Ugo Catani, Collins Street, Riny Weather’; Sidney Nolan, Luna Park, in Fine Australian & International Art, Mossgreen, Sydney, 21 November 2016, pp. 24-7, 30-1

  • ‘Introduction’, in A Creative Life: the Deborah Halpern Collection, Mossgreen, Melbourne, 25 September 2016, p. 9

  • ‘Garry Shead, The Landlord’; ‘Sali Herman, Self Portrait in Studio’; Frederick McCubbin, Bush Landscape’; ‘Haughton Forrest, Lighthouse, Dorset’; ‘Henry Gritten, On the Rhine’; ‘Sidney Nolan, Burke’, in Fine Australian & International Art, Mossgreen, Melbourne, 29-30 August 2016, pp. 50-3, 60-5, 76-7

  • ‘Arthur Boyd, Child and White Dog by Pond’; ‘Arthur Boyd, Potter and Wife in a Field with Cow’; ‘Ray Crooke Islanders by the Shore’, in The Contents of Prince Albert House, Mossman, Mossgreen, Sydney, 21 August 2016, pp. 16-21

  • ‘The Scott Collection’; ‘Joseph Backler, Portraits of Robert and Catherine McPhillamy’; ‘A Rare Australian Dunny’, in Australian & Colonial History, Mossgreen, Melbourne, 28 June 2016, pp. 81, 101, 148-9

  • ‘John Heaviside Clark, Field Sports of the Native Inhabitants of New South Wales’; ‘Robert Russell, Melbourne from the Falls’, in The Denis Joachim Collection, Mossgreen, Melbourne, 19-21 June 2016, pp. 274-289

  • ‘Frederick McCubbin, Bush Landscape’; ‘Frederick McCubbin, Landscape, South Yarra’, in The Estate of Suzanne Cecil, Mossgreen, Melbourne, 15 May 2016, pp. 12-3, 16-7

  • ‘Norman Lindsay, Garden Party, Springwood’; ‘Pablo Picasso, Minotaure Caressant une Dormeuse’, ‘Henri Martin, Devant de Porte en Eté’; ‘Charles Conder, L’Aristocrat & Au Bord de la Seine’; ‘Robert Hoddle, Landscape’, in Fine Australian and International Art, Mossgreen, Melbourne, 2 May 2016, pp. 40-5, 102-5

  • ‘Ethel Carrick Fox, St Mark’s Square, Venice, 1907’, in Fine Art, Leonard Joel, Melbourne, 1 December 2015, p. 18

  • ‘The Art of Measurement’, in Leonard: issue 43, Melbourne, September 2015, p. 9

  • ‘Eugene von Guérard, Lake Purrumbete, 1857; ‘Eugene von Guérard, Near Timboon, 1857’; ‘S.T. Gill, A Friendly Encounter’; ‘Emanuel Phillips Fox, Moonrise, Stanwell Park, NSW, c.1914’, in Fine Art, Leonard Joel, Melbourne, 15 September 2015, pp.18-20, 22-3

  • ‘Property formerly in the collection of the Hon. Edward Cox M.L.C. of Fernhill Mulgoa, and the Hon. Edward King Cox’; ‘Walter Withers, The Trysting Place, c.1891’; ‘Charles Blackman, Golden Eve’ in Fine Art, Leonard Joel, Melbourne, 23 June 2015, pp. 14-19, 23

  • ‘The Lost Walter Withers’, in Leonard: issue 40, Melbourne, June 2015, pp. 10-11

  • ‘J. Alphonse Pellion, Un Voyage à Bathurst’; ‘Colonial School (possibly) Edward Roper, The Emu Hunt’; ‘W.C. Piguenit, Lane Cover River from Cliffs near Bridge’, in Fine Art, Leonard Joel, Melbourne, 24 March 2015, pp. 14-5, 21

  • ‘McCubbin’s Spring boosts Mossgreen’s spring auction’, in Australian Art Sales Digest, Melbourne, 29 October 2014, [online]

  • ‘Brett Whiteley, Rita Nelson’; ‘John Olsen, Portrait Landscape’; ‘Arthur Boyd, Daniel in the Lion’s Den’; ‘Fred Williams, Trees and Rocks II’, in ‘Property from the Collection of the Late Alan Boxer’, in Fine Australian and International Art, Mossgreen, Melbourne, 28 October 2014, pp. 54-61

  • ‘Standing room only for Nolan’s later works’, Australian Art Sales Digest, Melbourne, 14 October 2014, [online]

  • ‘Bonhams puts a spring into the autumn series of auctions’, in Australian Art Sales Digest, Melbourne, 19 August 2014, [online]

  • ‘Donald Friend, The Apotheosis of Richaed Keep’; ‘Fred Williams, The Yarra at Kew’; ‘Sidney Nolan, Woman in Floral Hat’; ‘Aida Tomescu, Ithaca I’; ‘John Olson, Late Summer, Lake Eyre’; ‘Adam Cullen, Ned’; ‘Tim Maguire, Untitled 20051202’; ‘Rupert Bunny, Au Balcon’, in Important Australian & International Art, Mossgreen, Melbourne, 24 June 2014, pp. 28, 36, 60, 108, 120, 138, 142 & 158

  • ‘Peter Booth, Drawing (Levitating Man in Fantasy Landscape’; ‘Paul Partos, Untitled’; ’Bill Henson, Untitled (Nude) 1983/84’; ‘Timothy Johnson, The Bodhisattva Kukuzo’; ‘Tony Clark, Two Landscape paintings and a Print of Boullée’s Project for the Church of the Madeleine’; ‘Stieg Persson, Fiction’; ‘Robert Jacks, Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow, Blue and Green’; ‘Alun Leach-Jones, The Romance of Death’; ‘Robert Bridgewater, Black Tongue’; ‘Robert Hunter, No. 6. (For Carl), in The John Buckley Collection of Modern and Contemporary Australian Art, Mossgreen, Melbourne, May 2014, pp. 22-3, 30-1, 40-1, 45-7, 51, 62-3, 78 & 82-3

  • ‘The Bonython Epergne’, in The Collection of Warren & Bunty Bonython, Mossgreen, Adelaide, 4 May 2014,
    p. 80-82

  • ‘The K.D.H. Ainsworth Collection of Indigenous Art’, in Australian Art Sales Digest, Melbourne, 27 March 2014, [online]

  • ‘Sidney Nolan, Horse’; ‘Sidney Nolan, Luna Park’; ‘Joy Hester, Child in Blue’; ‘Wiliam Delafied Cook Jnr, Pine Tree Kyoto’; ‘Keith Looby, The Last Supper’; ‘Brett Whiteley, Abstract’; ‘Charles Blackman, Housefront’; ‘Ivan Durrant, Three Fur Hats’; ‘Imants Tillers, Blossoming 8’; ‘John Young, Castiglione’s Dream, Summer’, in The Australian Art Collection of Sandra Powell and Andrew King, Mossgreen, Melbourne, March 2014, pp. 20-3, 30-1, 34-5, 37-41, 43, 48-51

  • ‘Sotheby’s ends residency at top end of Collins Street with top results’, Australian Art Sales Digest, Melbourne, 27 November 2013, [online]

  • ‘Rick Amor, Study for the Relic’, in Traditional, Modern and Contemporary Art, Lawson-Menzies, Sydney, 8 August 2013, p.17

  • ‘Rick Amor, Across History’, in Important Australian and International Fine Art and Sculpture, Menzies, Sydney, 27 June 2013, p. 110

  • ‘Walter Stevenson, Surveying Brig Rapid in Rapid Bay (After William Light)’, in Important Asian, Australian and European Art, Decorative Arts and Furniture, Sotheby’s Australia, Melbourne, 30-31 October 2012, p. 9

  • Occasioni d’arte: opere di Simone Gardumi e Filippo Bampi, Litografia Stella, Rovereto, 2009, pp. 24

  • Margine: aspetti e realtà della città di Trento, Tipografia Silvestrini, Bassano del Grappa, 2009, pp. 31

  • Tjukurrpa: Racconti antichi per il nuovo mondo, Litografia Stella, Rovereto, 2008, pp. 112

  • Fra sogno e realtà: Australian Aboriginal Art, Litografia Stella, Rovereto, 2007, pp. 72

  • Sogni a colori, Litografia Stella, Rovereto, 2007, pp. 12

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