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Joe Fyfe
artcritical.com
January 2009
One of the most singular collections of recent and contemporary aboriginal
art in Australia. The book memorializes the best painters Australia has ever
produced. Until a long overdue survey show hits these shores, this volume
appears the most definitive substitute ... read full review
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Gillian Serisier
Artist Profile
October 2008
Undoubtedly the makers of this very fine book had at hand one of the best collections of Australian Aboriginal art in Australia... read full review Read full review
Carmel Dwyer
ArtWorld
Aug/Sep 2008 edition
The indigenous collection of Colin and Elizabeth Laverty ... read full review Read full review
Will Owen
Aboriginal Art & Culture: An American Eye
August 22, 2008
I want you to buy this book, and I will tell you why ... read full review Read full review
Jeremy Eccles
Art Monthly Australia
August 2008
Beyond Sacred - The Laverty Collection of Indigenous art in print and on
exhibition ... read full review
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Will Owen
Aboriginal Art & Culture: An American Eye
June 8, 2008

The Lavertys ‘Beyond Sacred’ is an extraordinary book, the record of a collection assembled over two decades that includes some of the finest examples of Indigenous art from the Western Desert, the Kimberley, and the Top End, and Rothwell lauds the vision of the Lavertys in presenting their collection ... read full review Read full review

Katrina Strickland
The Australian Financial Review
June 5, 2008

The creators of two new books hope to expand understanding of an art movement that's estimated to be worth up to $500 million a year. ... read full review Read full review
Nicolas Rothwell
The Australian
May 31, 2008
Exemplary collectors, the Lavertys are drawn to Indigenous work of profound beauty. At Brisbane's World Expo in 1988, in front of a series of large Western Desert canvases, the seeds of one of Australia's great collections of modern indigenous art were sown. ... read full review Read full review