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Art Gallery of Western Australia (Hg.): Jimmy Pike - Desert Designs 1981-1995, Perth 1995, Ausst. Kat., ISBN 0730936112

Inhaltsverzeichnis        ¦         Klappentext        ¦         Buchbesprechung


Acknowledgements -6-

Michael O'Ferrall: Jimmy Pike: Image and Application -7-

Biography -15-

Bibliography -16-

Black-and-white linocut prints -17-

Colour plates -33-


During the last decade Aboriginal painter Jimmy Pike has captured the Australian public imagination with his art. Inspired by his Walmajarri cultural heritage and his traditional country - the Great Sandy Desert in the far north of Western Australia - the artist has created a remarkable body of work that embraces the unique physial and spiritual essence of an area of extreme isolation. This publication presents an extensive overview of his creative achievements and traces the evolution of his inspiration. The publication also tells the story of the unique association between Jimmy Pike and Desert Designs throughout the last decade. Their collaborative relationship has resulted in the creation of a distinctive identity and established new parameters in contemporary design. Desert Designs' integrated philosophy, linking art, environment and culture, has created an international reputation for ist distinctive range of fashion and other products.