Art Me Gallery invites you to fall in love with the amazingly talented Australian artists that grace our country. No matter what medium you prefer, there are an abundance of Australian artists to admire. Whether your love of art is for Australian landscapes, urban/ind... read more
|Author:||Frida Kahlo; Héctor Jaimes (Translator)|
Frida Kahlo is regarded as one of Mexico's greatest painters: her extraordinary personal style, her tragic story, her relationship with Diego Rivera (the more famous painter in their day) alongside her passionate paintings have made her a cu... read more
This dynamic visual biography is Jeffers's personal chronicle of an artist who blends his love of creating stories with his love of art and his infectious charm, and is a must-have for art lovers and bibliophiles both young and old. Oliver Jeffer... read more
Adult colouring books are taking the world by storm, but why restrict yourself to pretty when you can create cool? Kyle Hughes-Odgers brings a hip new aesthetic to the stress-relieving pleasures of colouring in. This quirky book of pattern and illustration for pencil, pen or paint makes this a pastime that is anything but childish.
Nineteenth-century writer and journalist Louisa Atkinson was a remarkable woman. She was the author, at the age of 23, of the first novel penned by a native-born woman to be published in Australia. She was also a keen naturalist, whose close observations and detailed knowledge of the natural world fou... read more
The first of three volumes by the author covering the rock art of the vast Kimberley region, Volume One: Mitchell Plateau Area includes a foreword by Dr Ian Crawford and a comprehensive introduction covering early descriptions of the art and brief summaries of archaeology, geology, and the importance of past sea-level changes.
As you walk down the street in cities and towns across Australia from Perth to Benalla, Toowoomba to Melbourne, you might stumble across a seven-storey-high painting of a woman's face on a building; a giant echnida painted onto a wall; a tiny paste-up on the back of a telegraph... read more
A creative call to arms from the mind of Neil Gaiman, combining his extraordinary words with deft and striking illustrations by Chris Riddell. Art Matters will inspire its readers to seize the day in the name of art.
'Like a bedtime story for the rest of your life, this is a book to ... read more
|Author:||Amber Creswell Bell|
I love a sunburnt country, A land of sweeping plains, Of ragged mountain ranges, Of droughts and flooding rains. I love her far horizons, I love her jewel-sea, Her beauty and her terror The wide brown land for me!
Dorothea Mackell... read more
Did you know that the Egyptians created the first synthetic color and used it to create the famous blue crown of Queen Nefertiti? Or that the noblest purple comes from a predatory sea snail? In the Roman Empire, hundreds of thousands of snails had to be... read more
The so-called "Book Towns" of the world are dedicated havens of literature, and the ultimate dream of book lovers everywhere. Book Towns takes readers on a richly illustrated tour of the 40 semi-officially recognized literary towns around the world and outlines the history and develop... read more