The Artist's Lunch : The inside world of celebrated Australian Artists
Dine with photographer Sarah Rhodes and writer Alice McCormick as journey into the homes of Australia's most pre-eminent artists and unearth captivating stories of their lives and work. Over lunch and in their own words, artists from John Olsen to Dorothy Napangardi, Nell to Tim Storrier, each start by talking about how food influences their work, and go on to reveal their unique personalities, beliefs, histories and habitats, as well as the processes and philosophies behind their art-making. Alongside these stories are gorgeous photographs of artists at lunch and at work in their studios, and examples of their stunning artwork. The result is a surprising and sumptuous sensory feast, and reveals what it is that fuels an artist's creativity.
- Hardback | 248 pages
- 210 x 240mm | 1,214g
- 01 Oct 2008
- Murdoch Books
- Millers Point, Australia
About Alice McCormick
Alice McCormick is a freelance writer who has contributed essays and reviews on the arts to a host of magazines and journals since 1995. She has worked in London, Paris and New York, living in pre-fashionable Brooklyn when yellow cabs would not cross the East River and artists still lived in Soho. Currently based in Sydney, Alice McCormick also sells rare books on design and the arts at her gallery in Potts Point. Sarah Rhodes has worked as a professional photographer since 1995. She began her photojournalism career in Tasmania at the Examiner, Launceston, and further established herself as a photographer in London, before returning to Australia in 2003 to join News Ltd as a news photographer. Sarah currently works freelance and is based in Sydney. The Artist's Lunch is her first book.