Author Barry Pearce
Publisher The Beagle Press
|Price AUD$ 110 (inc)|
Published in 2004
This beautifully produced book gives us for the first time the opportunity to appreciate the full extent of the artist's achievement over four decades and enter more deeply the motivation and ideas behind his work and the style that remains a major force of contemporary Australian painting.
For the first time we can appreciate the full extent of Johnson's achievement over the past four decades. Barry Pearce's text provides a fascinating insight into the determination of this independent and highly intellectual artist. The book follows his development from early works painted in London, his activities in New York and eventual return to Australia, where his work remains a major force in contemporary Australian painting.
204 pages, 290 x 280 mm, 137 colour plates, numerous black and white photographs, bibliography