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1,001 Dot-to-Dot Amazing Animals

Twenty intricate dot-to-dot puzzles that are as absorbing as they are amazing! Best-selling puzzle designer Thomas Pavitte returns with 20 new artworks featuring 1,001 dots, perfect for a quiet e..

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100 Illustrators (single volume)

Drawn from TASCHEN's Illustration Now! series, this go-to catalog brings together 100 of the most successful and important illustrators around the globe. With featured artists including Istvan Banyai,..

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100 Symbols That Changed The World

Universal symbols have been used as a form of communication from the Bronze Age, when the dynasties of ancient Egypt began the evolution of the thousand characters used in Egyptian hieroglyphics. In p..

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10th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art

In its tenth anniversary year, one of Australia's longest running and most critically acclaimed contemporary exhibition series, the Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT), returns to the Que..

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Affinities: Journey Through Images from The Public Domain Review

An exploration of echoes and resonances across two millennia of visual culture, celebrating ten years of The Public Domain Review. Gathering a remarkable collection of over 500 public domain i..

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African Artists: From 1882 to Now

A groundbreaking A-Z appraisal of the work of over 300 modern and contemporary artists born or based in AfricaIn recent years Africa's booming art scene has gained substantial global attention, with a..

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Age of Collage Vol. 3: Contemporary Collage in Modern Art

Featuring dynamic works from the contemporary collage landscape, The Age of Collage Vol. 3 showcases a new crop of creative vanguards advancing the medium's possibilities, piece by piece, splice by sp..

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Albert & the Whale

A NEW STATESMAN BOOK OF THE YEAR AN OBSERVER BEST ART BOOK OF 2021 SHORTLISTED FOR THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE 2022 'This is a wonderful book. A lyrical journey into the natural and unnatural w..

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Ando. Complete Works 1975-Today. 40th Anniversary Edition

Discover the unique aesthetic of Tadao Ando, the only architect ever to have won the discipline's four most prestigious prizes: the Pritzker, Carlsberg, Praemium Imperiale, and Kyoto Prize. This ..

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Angela Davis: Seize the Time

Inspired bya private archive and including contemporary work by artists who acknowledge the continued relevance of Angela Davis's experience and politics, the essays, interviews, and images in this bo..

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Anni Albers

The first in-depth study of a monumental wall hanging-rediscovered after many years-by renowned Bauhaus artist Anni Albers. Albers was influential in elevating textiles from craft to fine art. He..

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Araki. 40th Anniversary Edition

Decades' worth of images have been distilled down to 512 pages of photographs in this ultimate retrospective collection of Nobuyoshi Araki's work, selected by the artist himself. First published..

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Art and Climate Change

A timely introduction to the fields of environmental art, art and ecology, art and climate change, art and activism, and art in the Anthropocene. Global awareness of climate change is increasin..

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Art and Science of Ernst Haeckel, The. 40th Anniversary Edition

Ernst Haeckel (1834-1919) was a German-born biologist, naturalist, evolutionist, artist, philosopher, and doctor who spent his life researching flora and fauna from the highest mountaintops to the dee..

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Art New Zealand #177 - Autumn 2021

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Art New Zealand #178 - Winter 2021

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Art New Zealand #179 - Spring 2021

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Art New Zealand #180 - Summer 2021/22

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Artist's Garden: How Gardens Inspired Our Greatest Painters, The

The Artist's Garden will feature up to 20 gardens that have inspired and been home to some of the greatest painters of history. These gardens not only supplied the inspiration for creative works but a..

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ArtQuake:  Most Disruptive Works in Modern Art

Discover art that dared to be different, risked reputations and put careers in jeopardy. This is what happens when artists take tradition and rip it up. ArtQuake tells the stories of 50 pivotal w..

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ArtZone Issue 89 2021

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ArtZone Issue 90 Autumn 2022

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At Home with Art:  Beginner's Guide to Collecting on any Budget

A work of art-whether it is unexpected, ground-breaking, or one of a kind-can personalize your interior and transform it into a place like no other. But actually purchasing a signature piece-or even c..

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At the Bookshop:  Book Lover's Memory Game

Book lover! You've come to the right place. Match 25 of the most iconic books with one of their famed characters. From thriller to young adult, Don Quixote to The Handmaid's Tale, this is sure to..

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At the Gallery:  Art Memory Game

Art lovers rejoice! We're off to the gallery. Match 25 of the world's most iconic artists with one of their famous works. From classical to contemporary, Tracey Emin to Louise Bourgeois, this mig..

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Bacon in Moscow

This funny and personal memoir is the account of an audacious attempt by James Birch, a young British curator, to mount the ground-breaking retrospective of Francis Bacon's work at the newly refurbish..

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Banksy: The Man behind the Wall: Revised and Illustrated Edition

For someone who shuns the limelight so completely that he conceals his name, never shows his face and gives interviews only by email, Banksy is remarkably famous. From his beginnings as a Bristol graf..

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Basquiat - 40th Anniversary Edition

The legend of Jean-Michel Basquiat is as strong as ever. Synonymous with 1980s New York, the artist first appeared in the late 1970s under the tag SAMO, spraying caustic comments and fragmented poems ..

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Bosch: Masters of Art

Explore Hieronymus Bosch's fantastic illustrations of the afterlife and other religious concepts and narratives. Although Bosch's known works amount to no more than two dozen paintings and a handful ..

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Bridget Riley

This landmark book reflects on almost 70 years of works by Bridget Riley (b.1931), from some of her earliest to very recent projects, providing a unique record of the work of an artist still very much..

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Brief History of Protest Art

Art has always declared its dissatisfaction against the status quo. Throughout history artists have used their art to criticise and protest against a range of injustices and inequalities, oppression a..

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Bright Stars: Great Artists Who Died Too Young

'Bryan's writing pops and zings like a Basquiat painting - and reminds us why truly great artists are immortal.' - Noel Fielding 'Bright Stars is a compelling reflection on the concept of legacy...

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British Surrealists, The

The lives, loves and works of key British Surrealists revealed by one of the last surviving members of this movement, bestselling author and artist Desmond Morris. Feted for their idiosyncratic..

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Bruce Nauman

Since the late 1960s Bruce Nauman has established a completely new understanding of contemporary art and has been acknowledged as one of the most relevant artists of the twentieth century. Both the la..

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Camille Pissarro:  Studio of Modernism

This new consideration of Pissarro's work focuses on his strengths as a unifier and champion of other painters, as well as his innovative approach to the Impressionist movement and beyond. As one of ..

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Caravaggio.  Complete Works. 40th Ed.

Caravaggio, or more accurately Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610), was always a name to be reckoned with. Notorious bad boy of Italian painting, the artist was at once celebrated and contro..

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Caribbean Art

Caribbean Art presents and discusses the diverse, fascinating and highly accomplished work of Caribbean artists, whether indigenous or from the diaspora, popular or 'high' culture, rural or urban base..

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Catholica: The Visual Culture of Catholicism

A clear, concise and detailed analysis of the eclectic and beautiful visual and material culture of Catholicism. Focusing on a carefully curated selection of Catholic art and artefacts, this bo..

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Cezanne

An updated edition of this classic survey, a thorough overview of Paul Cezanne's life and work. For Picasso he was 'like our father'; for Matisse, 'a god of painting'. Paul Cezanne (1839-1906) ..

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Chromatopia: An Illustrated History of Colour

Did you know that the Egyptians created the first synthetic colour; or that the noblest purple comes from a predatory sea snail? Throughout history, artists' pigments have been made from deadly metals..

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Clare Reilly: Eye of the Calm

Clare Reilly: Eye of the Calm is an exploration of New Zealand painter Clare Reilly's life and work. The mixture of autobiographical writing and gorgeous paintings subtly shows how Reilly's art and ..

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Control Chaos: Redefining the Visual Cultures of Asia

PHUNK is a contemporary art and design collective based in Singapore. Founded in 1994 by Alvin Tan, Melvin Chee, Jackson Tan and William Chan when they were students at Lasalle College of the Arts, th..

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Creation : History of Art From the Beginning

**SELECTED AS A BEST ART BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE SUNDAY TIMES** 'Stonard traverses the sweep of human history, moving between cultures and hemispheres ... His book consists of myriad flashes of b..

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Dali.  Paintings, The

At the age of six, Salvador Dali (1904-1989) wanted to be a cook. At the age of seven, he wanted to be Napoleon. "Since then," he later said, "my ambition has steadily grown, and my megalomania with i..

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DARK INSPIRATION: 20th Anniversary Edition: Grotesque Illustrations, Art & Design

There is something morbidly fascinating about the dark and grotesque. Although it is human nature to tiptoe around the uncomfortable (or avoid it altogether), some artists are inspired by the unsettli..

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David Hockney.  Chronology. 40th Anniversary Edition

Pop artist, painter of modern life, landscape painter, master of color, explorer of image and perception-for six decades, David Hockney has been known as an artist who always finds new ways of explori..

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David Hockney: Moving Focus

This pioneering new publication is an essential overview of David Hockney's career. Contributions by Owen Jones, Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, Ali Smith, Russell Tovey and others, position Hockney within a..

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Dogs in Medieval Manuscripts

Throughout the Middle Ages, medieval manuscripts often featured dogs, from beautiful and loving depictions of man's best friend, to bloodthirsty illustrations of savage beasts, to more whimsical and h..

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Emerson's Nature and the Artists: Idea as Landscape, Landscape as Idea

Illustrated by classic American paintings and photographs, and accompanied with a prescient new appraisal, this stunning publication on Emerson's seminal 1836 essay is at once a meditation on the ways..

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Europe Divided: Huguenot Refugee Art and Culture

This richly illustrated book focuses on the extraordinary cultural contribution made by Huguenot families in the British Isles, who were part of the diaspora of over 200,000 refugees that left France ..

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Fabric of a Nation: American Quilt Stories

A mother stitches a few lines of prayer into a bedcover for her son serving in the Union army during the Civil War. A formerly enslaved African American woman creates a quilt populated by Biblical fig..

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