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Australian Artist in South East Asia by Bruce Petty

Australian Artist in South East Asia by Bruce Petty

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Australian Artist in South East Asia

by Bruce Petty

Grayflower Publications, 1962 [First Edition], illustrated end-papers, sketches and line drawings throughout, textured paper, hardcover with illustrated cover, dust-jacket

Very Good Condition, a little edge and shelf wear, a little rubbing and bumping to edges and corners,no inscriptions, dust-jacket shows some edge and shelf wear with some rubbing, bumping, small chips and tears to edges and corners, some rubbing and scuffing to spine and back, a little soiling to front (see photographs)

Bruce petty, 33, an Australian artist resident in Melbourne is well-known on the local and international scene as an illustrator and creative designer of distinctive merit.
He has contributed in the past, and continues to do so, to such internationally famous magazines as Punch, Spectator and Lilliput in England; New Yorker, Saturday Review, Esquire and This Week in the United States.  Some of his work has appeared in the 1962 edition of the highly esteemed Swiss graphic arts annual Graphics.
It is significant that Mr. Petty originally undertook his South East Asia tour as one of personal interest, mirroring in his own way the growing awareness in many parts of the world the peoples and lands to the north of Australia.""

 

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