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1000 Tattoos

Whether you're thinking of getting a tattoo or just want to see to what lengths others have gone in decorating their bodies, this is the book to check out.1000 Tattoos explores the history of the art ..

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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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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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Ai Weiwei. 40th Anniversary Edition

As his personal circumstances move in constant flux, Ai Weiwei remains a cultural magnet. Renowned for his political activism and social media activity almost as much as for his social interventions, ..

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Albert and the Whale

An illuminating exploration of the intersection between life, art and the sea from the award-winning author of Leviathan. 'This is a wonderful book. A lyrical journey into the natural and unnatu..

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American Fried Rice:  Art of Mu Pan

Drawing inspiration from nature, Japanese Kaiju films, samurai iconography, and mythology, Taiwanese-born and Brooklyn-based artist Mu Pan invites viewers to examine their own nature as they look upon..

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Anatomica: Exquisite and Unsettling Art of Human Anatomy

For centuries, humankind has sought to know itself through an understanding of the body, in sickness and in health, inside and out. This fascination left in its wake a rich body of artworks that demon..

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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 History of Calligraphy, The

This stunningly illustrated new book focuses on 76 intricate, expressive and individual examples of calligraphy from the unparalleled collection of the British Library. The author, a renowned expert o..

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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 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 #177 - Autumn 2021

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Art New Zealand #178 - Winter 2021

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Art of Eric Carle, The

Carle is one of the most beloved illustrators of children's books. This retrospective is more than just an appreciation of his art, however. The book also contains an insightful autobiography illustra..

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Art Oracles: Creative & Life Inspiration from the Great Artists

Be guided and inspired by the world's greatest artists with this creative set of oracle cards. Are you suffering from creative block? Struggling to make a difficult life decision? Find out what P..

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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 87 2021

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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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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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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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Ceramic, Art and Civilisation

In his major new history, Paul Greenhalgh tells the story of ceramics as a story of human civilisation, from the Ancient Greeks to the present day. As a core craft technology, pottery has underpinned ..

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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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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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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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Critical Critters

Following on from Extinct Boids and Nextinction, Critical Critters is the third in this epic trilogy of books dedicated to extinct and critically endangered animals from cartoonist Ralph Steadman and ..

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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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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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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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Egon Schiele. The Paintings. 40th Anniversary Edition

After Egon Schiele (1890-1918) freed himself from the shadow of his mentor and role model Gustav Klimt, he had just ten years to inscribe his signature style into the annals of modernity before the Sp..

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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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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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Francis Bacon: Revelations

'Must surely be the definitive life of Francis Bacon ... A biography that no Bacon fan - or indeed foe - can afford to overlook ... Mesmerising' THE TIMES 'A magnificent triumph ... I was captiva..

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Frida Kahlo

Step into the world of Frida Kahlo: behind the portraits and the surrealist art discover the fascinating woman who has transfixed the world. Fridamania has made Frida Kahlo's image ubiquitous: sh..

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Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up

In 1954, following her death, Frida Kahlo's possessions were locked away in the Casa Azul in Mexico City, her lifelong home. Half a century later, her collection of clothing, jewellery, cosmetics and ..

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Frida Kahlo: The Last Interview

Frida Kahlo is now an icon. In the decades since her death, Kahlo has been celebrated as a proto-feminist, a misunderstood genius, and a leftist hero, but during her lifetime most knew her as ... Dieg..

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Georgia O'Keeffe: A Life (new edition)

This is without question the best book ever written on O'Keeffe' New Yorker Born on a wheat farm in Wisconsin in 1887, the second of seven children, Georgia O'Keeffe had her eyes wide open to the..

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Glass Flowers: Marvels of Art and Science at Harvard

One of Harvard University's most famous treasures is the internationally acclaimed Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, the "Glass Flowers." From orchids to bananas, rhododendrons to li..

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Grayson Perry

In this major monograph on Grayson Perry, now updated and expanded, writer and art historian Jacky Klein explores the artist's work through a discussion of his major themes and subjects. Klein's text ..

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Grayson Perry: The Pre-Therapy Years

The first book to concentrate on the early ceramic work of 'Transvestite Potter', bestselling author, broadcaster and social commentator Grayson Perry. Grayson Perry is now a household name as a ..

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Guerrilla Girls

It was 1985 when the original Guerrilla Girls papered downtown Manhattan with posters calling out the Museum of Modern Art for its lack of representation of female artists. Ever since, these masked fe..

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