Art


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 Painting

A dynamic survey of recent painting from around the world, selected by contemporary art experts.

Vitamin P3: New Perspectives in Painting
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 Famous artists

Arthur Boyd - Agony and Ecstasy is a major exhibition of Boyd's art including more than 100 works across diverse media: paintings, prints, drawings, ceramic tiles and sculptures, and tapestries. This publication provides the opportunity to contemplate a number of works that have never or rarely been p... read more

Arthur Boyd - Agony and Ecstasy
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 Famous artists

Award-winning artist Brian Simmonds brings Australia's waterways to life with his oils and mixed media colour paintings and sketches. Over ninety beautiful illustrations accompany uniquely local poetry and prose from well-known writers such as John Kinsella, T A G Hungerford and Eliza... read more

The River
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 Art history

In this collision between art and science, history and pop culture, acclaimed art historian Angus Trumble examines the finger from every possible angle. His inquiries into its representation in art take us from Buddhist statues in Kyoto to the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, from cave art to Picasso's ... read more

The Finger A Handbook
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 Art reference

Pop Art is the most important 20th-century art movement. A shift from the archetype to the stereotype, from the exalted to the everyday, it brought Modernism to the masses, making art sexy and fun with Coke cans and comics. Today, in our age of selfies and social networking, we are still living in a w... read more

Pop Art: A Colourful History
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In this fascinating look at over 180 "hidden" images Helga Prignitz-Poda, one of the world's leading authorities on the Mexican artist, pulls back the curtain on masterpieces that rarely, if ever, see the inside of an exhibition or gallery... read more

Hidden Frida Kahlo: Lost, Destroyed or Little Known Works
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 Graphic design

Reading Level:General Adult

At the heart of Michael Leunig's work lies the idea of the holy fool - a character who does not conform to social norms of behaviour because of mental disability or as a deliberate choice, but is regarded as having a compensating divine blessing or inspiration. The holy fool is the protagonist in most... read more

The Holy Fool: The pictures of Michael Leunig
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 Art

'Lavishly illustrated and extremely comprehensive ...a bargain' - "Antiques Magazine". 'The evolution of pottery ...is fascinating, and this book does it justice' - "The Good Book Guide". 'An epic tale ...a book to buy and to treasure' - "Crafts Magazine". This is the definitive British Museum referen... read more

10,000 Years of Pottery
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 Art

In this gorgeously illustrated book, join Betty Churcher on a personal tour of her most beloved works, including masterpieces by Rembrandt, Goya, Manet, Velazquez, Courbet, Vermeer and Cezanne. A trained artist, Betty's sketches reveal the secrets within the artworks and the processes of their creatio... read more

Notebooks
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 Art history

In Australian Notebooks, Betty Churcher revisits some of the artworks she most cherishes—a seminal Picasso, early works of the Heidelberg School, a striking portrait by Lucian Freud—and invites us to look afres... read more

Australian Notebooks
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 Famous artists

- Accompanies a major double exhibition on Jean-Michel Basquiat and Egon Schiele - two artists that died too young but created masses of work over the course of a decade, at the Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, from 2nd October 2018 to 4th January 2019 - Comprises drawings, ... read more

Jean-Michel Basquiat
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The exile of the Indigenous population of Hope Valley - in the coastal region of Cape York in far north Queensland - during World War II is a shameful yet seldom-told chapter in Indigenous Australian history. Roy McIvor was just 10 when he, his family and his community were rounded up by the military ... read more

Cockatoo: My Life in Cape York
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