The Solitary Watcher

The Solitary Watcher

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The main focus is on Amor's paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures. "The Solitary Watcher" offers a detailed and coherant examination of the development of Amor's art. Aomr's paintings of Melbourne form the suburban Frankson of his childhood to the narrow lanes of the inner city now rival those of Albert Tucker in thier resonance and authority, and have seeped into the consciousness of the general public to acquire to acquire the status of defining images.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 251.5 x 297.2 x 27.9mm | 1,564.91g
  • Melbourne University Press
  • The Miegunyah Press
  • Carlton, Australia
  • English
  • 98 illustrations, 32 colour photos
  • 0522849482
  • 9780522849486
  • 1,365,285

Review quote

"This is one of the most satisfying and fascinating monographs on an Australian artist that I have read. Catalano, lucidly and meticulously, unravels the complex physical and intelluctual life of Rick Amor from the time of his boyhood." --"Australian Book Review"show more

About Gary Catalano

Gary Catalano was born in Brisbane in 1947 and educated in Sydney. A well-known poet and critic, he has written widely on both Australian art and literature since the 1970s and worked as art critic on the Age from 1985 to 1990. His Selected Poems 1973–1992 was published in 1993. Catalano now lives at Cottles Bridge, where he is working on a volume of poems based on his residency at the Australia Council's Keesing Studio in Paris in 1997.show more