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eX de Medici: Beautiful Wickedness

eX de Medici: Beautiful Wickedness

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eX de Medici: Beautiful Wickedness’ is a visually stunning and timely book, published to accompany a major retrospective of the celebrated Australian artist’s work. The publication surveys de Medici’s 40-year career, considering the urgent issues she addresses, including the machinations of global politics and commerce, the fragility of the natural world, and the destructive influences of power, conflict and death. ‘Beautiful Wickedness’ highlights the aesthetically enticing qualities that characterise de Medici’s work — epitomised by her meticulous and luscious watercolours — and its unflinching content.

This latest offering from QAGOMA Publishing presents readers with a wonderful opportunity to delve into the artistically and ideologically complex world of one of Australia’s most intriguing artists. Booklovers with an interest in contemporary art, tattooing and botanical illustration will be drawn into the world of a thought-provoking painter committed to environmental activism and climate action, and social and political responsibility.

Beautiful Wickedness — a sumptuous 230-page, hardcover book with over 150 illustrations (including several double gatefolds) — showcases the artist’s exemplary skills and foregrounds her incisive commentary on contemporary life.

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