Our search has the following Google-type functionality:
If you use '+' at the start of a word, that word will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry +Potter
Search results will contain 'Potter'.
If you use '-' at the start of a word, that word will be absent in the search results.
eg. Harry -Potter
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
If you use 'AND' between 2 words, then both those words will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry AND Potter
Search results will contain both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: AND will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'OR' between 2 single words, then either or both of those words will be present in the search results.
eg. 'Harry OR Potter'
Search results will contain just 'Harry', or just 'Potter', or both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: OR will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'NOT' before a word, that word will be absent in the search results. (This is the same as using the minus symbol).
eg. 'Harry NOT Potter'
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
NOTE: NOT will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use double quotation marks around words, those words will be present in that order.
eg. "Harry Potter"
Search results will contain 'Harry Potter', but not 'Potter Harry'.
NOTE: "" cannot be combined with AND, OR & NOT searches.
If you use '*' in a word, it performs a wildcard search, as it signifies any number of characters. (Searches cannot start with a wildcard).
Search results will contain words starting with 'Pot' and ending in 'er', such as 'Potter'.
In So Much Longing in So Little Space, Karl Ove Knausgaard explores the life and work of Edvard Munch. Setting out to understand... [more]
With their collecting boxes, notebooks and paintbrushes, Harriet and Helena Scott entered the masculine worlds of science... [more]
For over 50 years between the 1760s and the early 19th century, the pioneers who sailed from Europe to explore the Pacific... [more]
A major collection of contemporary botanical illustration. Forty-one Australian and twenty-three overseas artists have contributed... [more]
Look Closer, Draw Better is a step-by-step technique book based on observational drawing by a noted American artist and author-written... [more]
Superbly illustrated essays introduce the key Italian painters and sculptors to which Europe's aristocracy flocked in the... [more]
A history of the famous Terracotta Army in Xi'an, China, exploring what we now know about it, what we still do not know and... [more]
From the author of The Mistress of Paris, a lavish biography of a remarkable 19th-century woman. [more]
A standard reference in the field of manuscript studies for over twenty years, now revised and updated with full-colour illustrations... [more]
When Stevie Smith died in 1971 she was one of the twentieth-century's most popular poets; many of her poems have been widely... [more]
Bestselling artist and author explains how to use light and shade in your watercolour painting to add lifelike detail and... [more]
The Hermitage collection of the 15th and 16th- century Netherlandish painting contains about 100 works, among them several... [more]
Give gouache a try with Anywhere, Anytime Art: Gouache! This book offers a fun, fresh look at painting on the go. [more]
Marina Abramovic is the creator of pioneering performance art which transcends the form's provocative origins. Her visceral... [more]
The journey to understand the painting is also the journey to understand Rothko, because the work is so thoroughly suffused... [more]
Have you ever wondered what beats beneath an animal's skin? Well, you wouldn't be the first one. The study of comparative... [more]
In 1926 22 year - old Dutchman Willem de Kooning (1904 - 1997) travelled to the USA on a British freighter - without papers... [more]
This book features nearly fifty pages of sketches and official illustrations from Takumi Wada, two-hundred and ninety-six... [more]
Informed by psychology and practical teaching with children, Children Draw is a concise, richly illustrated book, aimed at... [more]
Each day of my life has been dedicated in part to drawing. I have never stopped drawing and painting, seeking, where I could... [more]
Adrian Burrows is an enthusiastic and accomplished artist and teacher who explains the fundamentals of painting with acrylics... [more]
The first comprehensive and authoritative history of the Koh-i-Noor, arguably the most celebrated and mythologised jewel in... [more]
Small, smart, essential - an accessible introduction to the Pop Art movement, offering a new perspective on canonical works... [more]
Featuring step-by-step projects as well as work from contemporary artists and makers throughout, this practical and beautiful... [more]
Ever since 1934, when Mary Poppins descended from the skies over London into Cherry Tree Lane in the beloved book by P. L.... [more]