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Street Craft: Guerrilla Gardening / Yarnbombing / Light Graffiti Street Sculpture / and More

Street Craft is the next chapter in the story of Street Art. Encompassing urban crochet, craftivism, yarnbombing, origami and lace graffiti, guerrilla gardening, street sculpture, light projections, m..

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Streets of Papunya: The Reinvention of Papunya Painting

Some of Australia's most exciting contemporary art comes from the daughters of the ground-breaking Papunya Tula artists of the 1970s, the founding fathers of the desert art movement. Streets of Papuny..

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Strike Art!: Contemporary Art and the Post-Occupy Condition

What is the relation of art to the practice of radical politics today? Strike Art explores this question through the historical lens of Occupy, an event that had artists at its core. Precarious, indeb..

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Studio of the South: Van Gogh in Provence

Studio of the South tells the story of Van Gogh' s period in Arles in 1888- 9, when his powers were at their height. Based on original research, the book reveals discoveries that throw new light on th..

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Subway Art

In 1984, photographers Martha Cooper and Henry Chalfant captured the imagination of a generation with Subway Art, a groundbreaking book documenting the work of graffiti writers who illegally painted s..

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Superhouse: Architecture & Interiors Beyond the Everyday

To Karen, the super house has nothing to do with size; instead, it is one that has a strong connection with nature, that goes well beyond the everyday, and that, through the sensitivity of both archit..

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Surreal Encounters: Collecting the Marvellous

This book brings together over 160 of the finest surrealist artworks by legendary artists including Salvador Dali, Max Ernst, Rene Magritte, Joan Miro and Man Ray. The works hail from the four renowne..

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Surrender: A Journal for My Daughter

"Welcome to the extraordinary and wonderful world of Joshua Yeldham. I hope you wore sensible shoes." Richard Roxburgh In this journal for his daughter Indigo, Joshua Yeldham charts his life from gro..

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Sylvia Plath Drawings

In 1956 Sylvia Plath wrote to her mother, Aurelia Plath: 'I feel I'm developing a kind of primitive style of my own which I am very fond of. Wait til you see. The Cambridge sketch was nothing compared..

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Tattoo Dictionary

Discover the true meanings behind over 200 popular tattoos with this comprehensive book, illustrated with over 100 tattoo designs. From sailors' swallows and Mexican skulls to prisoners' barbed wire a..

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Th!nk !nk: Splashing Ink in Design

Fluid continually deforms and shapes to its physical environment under applied force. With potential to flow and respond to texture and its surrounding, this substance has been an enduring creative in..

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The A-Z of the International Art Market: The Essential Guide to Customs, Conventions and Practice

It is estimated that there are over 300,000 companies involved in the world's art market, employing around 2.8 million people. But the art world carries a veneer of mystery and secrecy that many peopl..

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The Pencil Perfect: The Untold Story of a Cultural Icon

Intimate and individual, pencil and paper are a personal touch in a digital age. The pencil is our direct connection between mind and page. We tell the story of an overlooked cultural icon with anecdo..

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This is Caravaggio

Mercurial, saturnine, scandalous and unpredictable, Caravaggio - as a man, as a character and as an artist - holds dramatic appeal. He spent a large part of his life on the run, leaving a trail of ill..

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This is Cezanne

Vincent van Gogh used art to express his intensely emotional response to the world around him. Enraptured by the beauty of nature and tormented by the sorrows of human existence, he produced in his tr..

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This is Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright wasn't just an architect. He was a prophet, a poseur; a beloved teacher, a failed businessman. During his long, eventful life he experienced both incredible misfortune and great suc..

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This is Gaudi

Antoni Gaudi has a reputation as monastic, mad and hermetic. But the architect of many of the buildings that define Barcelona's cityscape was no mad eccentric. He was a genius inspired by his faith in..

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This is Goya

Modern art begins with Goya. He was the first to create works of art for their own sake, and he lived in a time of incredible cultural and social dynamism when the old concepts of social hierarchy wer..

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This is Kandinsky

Intellectual, emotional, restless, dogged, loyal, selfish; Kandinsky was an artist and a man of contradictions. This genre-defying painter didnt pick up a brush until he was thirty years old. He was a..

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This is Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci lived an itinerant life. Throughout his career - from its beginnings in the creative maelstrom of fifteenth-century Florence to his role as genius in residence at the court of the ki..

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This is Magritte

Belgian artist Rene Magritte's biography is a key element of his art. His life is infused with bizarre moments: a surreal journey oscillating between fact and fiction that he always conducted as the s..

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This is Matisse

In the history of twentieth century modernism, Henri Matisse is a calm and unstoppable revolution of creative genius. Trained originally in the French classical manner, he was inspired by the Impressi..

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This is Monet

Claude Monet is best known as a leader of the Impressionists, his paintings defining the style that triggered a revolution in art. During the eighty-six years of his life, Monet never rested, and was ..

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This is Pollock

In 1956 Time magazine referred to Pollock as 'Jack the Dripper'. His iconic paintings stretch out with the generosity and scale of the landscape of America's West where the artist grew up. Pollock sai..

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This is Rembrandt

Rembrandt van Rijn is probably the most famous Dutch painter of the seventeenth century. His works are greatly loved today, but he was not always so well regarded. His life was one of a dramatic rise ..

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This is Van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh used art to express his intensely emotional response to the world around him. Enraptured by the beauty of nature and tormented by the sorrows of human existence, he produced in his tr..

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This is Warhol

Andy Warhol, the iconic Pop artist, presented himself as the vacuous, dumb kid, famously saying, 'If you want to know all about Andy Warhol, just look at the surface of my paintings and there I am. Th..

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Thomas Heatherwick: Making

Covering the studios complete output over twenty years - some 170 projects - Thomas Heatherwick: Making answers what many have asked: How did he do that?. Heatherwick Studio has continued to expand si..

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Tintin: Herge's Masterpiece

The definitive monograph on the art of Tintin. Since he first appeared in Herge's weekly cartoon strip in Le Petit Vingtieme in Paris in 1929, Tintin has become one of the most celebrated characters ..

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Toiletpaper: 11

Toiletpaper is an artists' magazine created and produced by Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari, born out of a passion or obsession they both cultivate: images. The magazine contains no text; each..

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Traces of Vermeer

Johannes Vermeer's luminous paintings are loved and admired around the world, yet we do not understand how they were made. We see sunlit spaces; the glimmer of satin, silver, and linen; we see the sof..

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Trick of the Eye: How Artists Fool Your Brain

If seeing is believing, then artists might be the biggest liars of all. Painters, sculptors and photographers often try to convince their audiences that the paint is wet; the fruit is real; the window..

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Turner In His Time

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Turner: The Extraordinary Life and Momentous Times of J. M. W. Turner

The extraordinary life of J. M. W Turner, one of Britain's most admired, misunderstood and celebrated artists J. M. W. Turner is Britain's most famous landscape painter. Yet beyond his artistic achie..

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Tuscany: Art & Architecture

Tuscany is a fascinating region to experience art and architecture in a unique and personal way. Literally in every corner of Tuscany you find century-old churches, castles, beautiful manor houses and..

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Urban Art Legends

From being spray-painted onto walls and trains, to enjoying acclaim in galleries and museums, the graffiti movement has changed. Far from being viewed as mindless vandalism, graffiti, or urban street ..

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Urban Potters: Makers in the City

Zooms in on the crafts revival in the cities and presents a selection of young, influential and inspiring ceramicists from around the globe. Clay is back: the age-old craft of ceramics is being embra..

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Van Gogh

Bringing the life and work of a truly unique artist to life, Van Gogh is a comprehensive guide to one of the most unconventional and highly original artists of the nineteenth century. Perhaps the ..

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Van Gogh: The Life

This is the definitive and explosive biography, based on new materials, by the bestselling, prize-winning authors of Pollock. Vincent van Gogh created some of the best loved - and most expensive - wor..

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Vatican Art Deck: One Hundred Masterpieces

The Vatican Art Deck includes 100 cards highlighting the most iconic and significant works of art in the Vatican. The front side of each card shows a full-size photograph of the painting while the bac..

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Victorian All Over Patterns for Artists and Designers

Over 150 patterns selected from rare 19th-century publications. Florals, foliates, geometrics, and many other motifs ready to add period flavor to almost any project. Indispensable for textile, packag..

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Vincent van Gogh Atlas

A fascinating guide to Van Gogh's itinerant life, with vibrant images and stories about the many places where he lived and worked This exciting publication familiarizes readers of all ages with the ma..

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Vincent van Gogh: The Lost Arles Sketchbook

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Virtual Reality Beginner S Guide + Google Cardboard Inspired VR Viewer

Turn your smartphone into an interactive 3D viewer in under 5 minutes! Inspired by Google Cardboard, this affordable, easy-to-assemble kit from DODOcase is truly amazing. Fly through the Grand Canyon...

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Visual Impact: Creative Dissent in the 21st Century

An accessible and richly illustrated exploration of how art and design have driven major social and political change in the 21st century. Features the work of over 200 artists, from the famous such a..

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Vitamin C: Clay and Ceramic in Contemporary Art

A global survey of 100 of today's most important clay and ceramic artists, chosen by leading art world professionals.Vitamin C celebrates the revival of clay as a material for contemporary visual arti..

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Vitamin D

Emma Dexter's introductory text offers a critical account of the recent evolution and role of drawing in the art world, and introduces some of the trends, methods and artists included in the book. In ..

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Vitamin D, New Perspectives In Drawing

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Vitamin D2: New Perspectives in Drawing

An up-to-the-minute survey of contemporary drawing featuring 115 artists from around the world, Vitamin D2 allows the reader to look at the medium in detail and study drawing's unique properties in re..

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Vitamin P2

A dynamic overview of the best new contemporary painting from around the world. The first volume of Vitamin P, published in 2002, inaugurated a vibrant period for painting. Since its publication, a wh..

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