McCulloch’s Encyclopedia of Australian Art has become known as the 'bible' of Australian art since it was first published in 1968. This new edition, the fourth, of Australia's leading art reference work is the first for 12 years.
The new McCulloch’s Encyclopedia reflects the huge growth in and dynamism of Australian art. There is much new information on Aboriginal art and artists and contemporary art such as new media, photography and street art, whilst retaining its unique historical information. Written from an insider's perspective by three generations of Australian art critics, the lavishly illustrated new McCulloch's includes more than 8000 entries on Australian art and artists, art movements, groups, auctions, prizes and awards, exhibitions and galleries, including more than 1500 new entries on contemporary artists.
New and expanded entries include those on Rick Amor, Brook Andrew, Howard Arkley, Hany Armonious, Peter Booth, Arthur Boyd, John Brack, Adam Cullen, James Dodd, Emily Floyd, Shaun Gladwell, Fiona Hall, Bill Henson, John Kelly, The Kingpins, Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Rosemary Laing, Nick Mangan, John Mawurndjul, Tracey Moffatt, Callum Morton, Rosella Namok, Ningura Napurrula, Naata Nungurrayi, David Noonan, Susan Norrie,Deborah Paauwe, Patricia Piccinini, Minnie Pwerle, William Robinson, Sally Smart, Ricky Swallow, Darren Sylvester, Ronnie Tjampitjinpa, Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, Fred Williams, Brett Whiteley, Ah Xian and many more.