Modern + Contemporary Art
13 June 2018


born 1968

suite of fourteen inkjet prints on archival Hahnemühle cotton paper

100.0 x 87.5 cm each

edition: AP aside from an edition of 8
$40,000 – 60,000 (14)
Sold for $85,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 54 - 13 June 2018, Melbourne

Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane
Private collection, Brisbane


Michael Cook. Civilised, Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane, 9 – 22 December 2012 (#11 illus. on exhibition invitation)
Seventh Asia-Pacific Triennial APT7, Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, 8 December 2012 – 14 April 2013 (another example)
Michael Cook : hear no... see no... speak no..., Queensland Centre for Photography at The Depot Gallery, Sydney, 14 May – 25 May 2013 (#13 illus. on exhibition invitation, another example)
My Country, I Still Call Australia Home: Contemporary Art from Black Australia, Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, 1 June – 7 October 2013 (another example)
Episodes: Australia Photography Now, 13th DongGang International Photo Festival, Yeongwol, South Korea, 18 July – 21 September 2014 (this example)
Michael Cook – Civilised, The Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong, 5 – 28 February 2015 (another example)
Mapping Australia: Country Cartography, Museum of Contemporary Aboriginal Art, Utrecht, Netherlands, 4 October 2015 – 15 January 2016 (another example)
All Dressed Up, Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, New South Wales, 9 December 2016 – 5 February 2017 (another example)


APT7, the 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, 2012, pp. 5 – 6 (illus.), 27 (illus.), 80 (illus.), 104, 105 (illus.), 299
Watson, B., ‘Public Works’, The Australian, 31 August – 1 September 2013 (#13 illus., another example)
Emmerich, D., ‘Michael Cook’s ‘What-If’ Retake on Australia’s History’, Write About Art - Eyeline Contemporary Visual Arts, Queensland, issue 5, 2015
Arcilla, M., ‘Michael Cook. The Skins We Live In’, Vault, Issue 13, February 2016, p. 49 (illus., another example)

Catalogue text

Michael Cook lives and works in Brisbane 

Bidjara people of South-West Queensland

AAMU Museum of Contemporary Aboriginal Art, Utrecht, Netherlands
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney
Australian War Memorial, Canberra
British Museum, London, United Kingdom
Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Queensland
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
National Museum of Australia, Canberra
Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston
Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart

THIS IS NO FANTASY + Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne
Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane