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100 Sculptors of Tomorrow

How do you find the most promising emerging artists at work in a rapidly transforming medium? Bypassing traditional art world channels, 100 Sculptors of Tomorrow is the culmination of a major, democra..

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Abstract Art:  Global History

Taking a radically new approach to the history of abstract painting, Pepe Karmel applies a scholarly yet fresh vision to reconsider the history of abstraction from a global perspective and to demonstr..

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Adam Pendleton

The first encompassing publication on the work of Adam Pendleton, one of the most formally inventive and conceptually rigorous American artists working today. Adam Pendleton's original and ..

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Alexander Von Humboldt: Botanical Illustrations

A must-have for Alexander von Humboldt fans and botanic enthusiasts, this gorgeous collection of frameable posters of his studies is filled with natural wonders and meticulous detail. More than two ce..

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Art Book, The

Updated for only the third time in its 16-year history, this new edition of the award-winning landmark publication has been refreshed with more than 40 important new artists, including many previously..

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Art New Zealand #169 - Autumn 2019

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Art New Zealand #171 - Spring 2019

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Art New Zealand #174 - Winter 2020

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Art New Zealand #175 - Spring 2020

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Art of Beatrix Potter: Sketches, Paintings, and Illustrations

Published to coincide with the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter's birth, this magnificent collection celebrates the artist behind The Tale of Peter Rabbit and numerous other beloved children's book..

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Art of Love: The Romantic and Explosive Stories Behind Art's Greatest Couples

The Art of Love tells the stories of 35 famous couples from the art world, exploring the variously passionate, tender, challenging, loving and tragic relationships that led to some of the world's most..

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Art of Mesoamerica: From Olmec to Aztec, The

Expanded and revised in its sixth edition, The Art of Mesoamerica surveys the artistic achievements of the high prehispanic civilizations of Central America - Olmec, Maya, Teotihuacan, Toltec and Azte..

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Artfully Dressed: Women in the Art World: Portraits by Carla van de Puttelaar

In the spring of 2017, Carla van de Puttelaar developed a new and timely series devoted to prominent and promising women in the art world, Artfully Dressed: Women in the Art World. While working on th..

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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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ArtZone Issue 85 2020-21

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Auckland Museum: Director's Choice

- Auckland Museum houses the world's leading collection of Maori taonga (treasures) and, reflecting Auckland's place as the world's largest Polynesian city, multiple traditional and contemporary arts ..

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Bauhaus

The aesthetic of our contemporary environment, including everything from housing developments to furniture and websites, is partly the result of a school of art and design founded in Germany in 1919, ..

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Beige Is Not A Color

Bland is anathema to Carlos Mota. As he travels the world - from Lisbon to Tangier, India to Santo Domingo, New York to Paris - producing feature stories and ad campaigns for countless publications an..

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Biographic: Kahlo: Great Lives in Graphic Form

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Biographic: Klimt

Part of the `Biographic' series, which presents an entirely new way of looking at the lives of the world's greatest thinkers and creatives. This book takes the 50 defining facts, dates, thoughts, habi..

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Biographic: Picasso

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Book of Ornamental Alphabets: Ancient & Mediaeval

Whether you're a type nerd, an illustrator or a professional designer, The Book Of Ornamental Alphabets is the perfect sourcebook. FIRST PUBLISHED IN 1858, Frederick Delamotte's Ornamental Alphabets A..

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Bosch in Detail: The Portable Edition

A compact, affordable introduction to one of the world's most popular painters, looking at his work in incredible close-up detail Hieronymus Bosch (1450-1516) is one of the most famous artists..

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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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Bridget Riley: Dialogues on Art

Bridget Riley is one of the outstanding figures of modern painting. She has pursued a course of rigorous abstraction for over fifty years, from her celebrated black and white Op Art works in the 1960s..

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Bridget Riley: Recent Paintings 2014-2017

The quest for discovery through looking is the driving force of Bridget Riley's work, as she has written: "More than anything else I want my paintings to exist on their own terms. That is to say the..

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Brush with Birds, A: Paintings and Stories from the Wild

A Brush with Birds celebrates the exquisite artworks and incredible life of one of the world's finest bird painters, Richard Weatherly OAM. A skilled falconer and artist, Richard has spent more ..

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Burn City: Melbourne's Painted Streets

Melbourne - aka 'Burn City' - is internationally renowned for its street art. For more than twelve years Lou Chamberlin has been photographing its painted streets, capturing the most memorable pieces ..

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Cats in Art: A Pop-Up Book

You may be familiar with Old Master paintings; you may even be familiar with cats inserting themselves into Old Master paintings - but you've never seen them in three-dimensional pop-up form. Cats in ..

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Central and Eastern European Art Since 1950

In this path-breaking new history, Maja and Reuben Fowkes introduce outstanding artworks and major figures from across central and eastern Europe to reveal the movements, theories and styles that have..

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Chinese Pictograms: The Pictographic Evolution & Graphic Creation of Hanzi

Offering a concise introduction of the invention and development of Chinese characters the book teases out the glyphic characteristics and rules for creating different calligraphic styles; visualizes ..

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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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Chromophobia

The central argument of "Chromophobia" is that a chromophobic impulse - a fear of corruption or contamination through colour - lurks within much Western cultural and intellectual thought. This is appa..

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Circles and Squares: The Lives and Art of the Hampstead Modernists

A spellbinding portrait of the Hampstead Modernists, threading together the lives, loves, rivalries and ambitions of a group of artists at the heart of an international avant-garde. Hampstead in ..

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Colony: Australia 1770 1861 and Colony / Frontier Wars:
Colossus. Street Art Europe

Colossus is the definitive showcase of epic European street art. From Berlin to Barcelona, Budapest to Lisbon it's a visual guide to both the astonishing and the epic. From figurative to abstract, geo..

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Contemporary African Art

Contemporary African art has grown out of the diverse histories and cultural heritage of the African continent and its diaspora. It is not characterized by any particular style, technique or theme, bu..

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Contemporary Ceramic Art

No longer considered merely decorative, ceramic art has broken free from the dusty display cases to which it was once relegated and is now taking centre stage in contemporary galleries. Althou..

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Costume and Fashion

From the momentus invention of the needle some 40,000 years ago to the development of blue denim, from Neolithic weavers to the biggest names in the fashion industry today - this classic guide covers ..

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Cut and Paste: 400 Years of Collage

Collage is one of the defining subjects in Modern Art. It is as important and popular today as it has ever been. This definitive survey of collage and 3-D sculpture (made from bits and pieces stuck an..

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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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Dangerous Women

The Old and New Testaments are full of compelling female characters: good wives and bad, courageous heroines, and deceptive - sometimes deadly - femmes fatales. Dangerous Women presents works from the..

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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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Drawing the Curtain: Maurice Sendak's Designs for Opera and Ballet

This book showcases a lesser-known aspect of Maurice Sendak's oeuvre--his set designs for operas and ballets. Maurice Sendak is well-known for his acclaimed children's books, but he was also an avid o..

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Edvard Munch: Eine Einfuhrung

A richly illustrated introduction to Edvard Munch's life and works. What is it that makes the works of Edvard Munch so special? Why do people from across the world travel to Oslo to view his pa..

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Ernst Haeckel: Art Forms in Nature

Perfect for display or close observation, the posters in this elegantly produced collection of Ernst Haeckel's exquisite illustrations of natural forms demonstrate his exceptional artistry. Biologist,..

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Family of Hummingbirds: The Complete Prints of John Gould

Every hummingbird carries with it a story, a story of the unbelievable endurance through transcontinental migration and survival against all odds. This magnificent volume reunites the family of hummin..

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Flower: Exploring the World in Bloom

The latest installment in the bestselling Explorer Series takes readers on a journey across continents and cultures to discover the endless ways artists and image-makers have employed floral motifs th..

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