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ISBN: 9781922089007
Pages: 64
Publication year: 2012
Publisher: Fremantle Press
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Cape Arid

Written by Alex NikulinskyPhilippa Nikulinsky


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Husband-and-wife team Philippa and Alex Nikulinsky journey into isolated outback regions, often staying for months at a time, to paint the Australian bush.

Cape Arid National Park is a fascinating and remote area on the far south-eastern coast of Western Australia. Braving howling winds, grit, sleet, 43-degree heat and thousands of flies, the Nikulinskys travel rough sandy tracks to be rewarded by shimmering seas, islands and unique flora and fauna.


Cape Arid is an incredible accomplishment’ Artist’s Chronicle

‘… richly detailed book …’ Subiaco Post

‘… an exquisite pictorial record of this little-known wilderness …’ Weekend Australian

‘Stunning new large format botanical and landscape images from the south coast of Western Australia’ Australian Garden History

‘This is a delightful volume filled with Philippa’s meticulous, watercolour paintings of plants, birds, insects and animals, complemented by bold, black and white landscapes by husband Alex …’ Australasian Systematic Botany Society Journal

Cape Arid is a book of superb watercolour and pen and ink illustrations that provide the reader the viewer with a real insight into the Cape Arid country of WA’s South West.’ Farm Weekly

Pages: 64
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Fremantle Press
ISBN: 9781922089007
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Alex Nikulinsky

Alex Nikulinsky is a graduate of the Claremont School of Art where he also taught and exhibited. His paintings have been exhibited in the Moore’s Gallery in Fremantle.

Philippa Nikulinsky

Philippa Nikulinsky is the most celebrated of the wildlife artists living in Western Australia. Her particular specialty is recording the phenomenal natural history in this enormous state, a history that provides a famous national heritage that has fascinated experts and artists alike from the time of exploration onwards. Her reputation rests not merely in matters […]