For the millions of people who have uncovered their creative selves through the Artist's Way program-a workbook and companion to the international bestseller.
Alife-changing twelve-week program, The Artist's Way has touched the lives of millions of people arou... read more
Claude Monet's water lily paintings are among the most iconic and beloved works of art of the past century. Yet these entrancing images were created at a time of terrible private turmoil and sadness for the artist. The dramatic h... read more
In this first volume of a brilliant new history of Australian art, John McDonald, the highly-regarded art critic of the Sydney Morning Herald, takes us from the times of pre-history, settlement and exploration, to the end of the colonial era. In the first comprehensive overview of the field since the ... read more
The lavishly illustrated art + soul is the companion book to the prime-time ABC TV series by the same name. Over the last thirty years, a magical flowering of Aboriginal art has occurred in Australia, captivating viewers around the world with astonishingly powerful artworks, and creating a new art mov... read more
French painter, sculptor and printmaker Paul Gauguin was born in Paris in 1848 and died in French Polynesia in 1903. The vivid, unnaturalistic colors and bold outlines of his paintings and the strong, semi-abstract quality of his woodcuts had a profound effect on the development of twentieth-century a... read more
A dynamic survey of recent painting from around the world, selected by contemporary art experts.
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
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
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
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
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
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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