The Prints of Jessie Traill
Edited by Roger Butler
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This eagerly awaited publication celebrates the artistic career of one of Australia's most important printmakers of the twentieth century, Jessie Traill.
- Published: 2013
- Subject Listing: Art
- Bibliographic information: 208 pp., color illus, 9 x 9 in.
- Distributed for: National Gallery of Austrlia
Embracing the medium of etching in the early 1900s, Jessie Traill forged a radical path for printmaking in Australia through the duality of her vision. Depicting the beauty of the natural environment alongside dynamic images of industry, her lyrical response showed a profound understanding of the dilemma which requires nature to be sacrificed in order for the modern world to progress.
This includes short essays by Roger Butler, Sarina Noordhuis-Fairfax, Rebecca Edwards, Macushla Robinson , and Tim Bonyhady.
Roger Butler, Sarina Noordhuis-Fairfax, Rebecca Edwards, Macushla Robinson , and Tim Bonyhady.