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Brilliance and Fire: A Biography of Diamonds

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Brilliance and Fire: A Biography of Diamonds

Rachelle Bergstein

Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; General & world history; Social & cultural history; Popular culture

Paperback

From the author of Women from the Ankle Down comes a lively cultural biography of diamonds, which explores our society's obsession... [more]

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The Museum of Broken Relationships: Modern Love in 203 Everyday Objects

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The Museum of Broken Relationships: Modern Love in 203 Everyday Objects...

Olinka Vistica, Drazen Grubisic

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Non-graphic art forms; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Fiction & Literature; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage; Separation & divorce

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From the tiny museum that has become an international phenomenon comes a delightful, crowd-sourced gift book: a lively, poignant... [more]

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Running the City: Why public art matters

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Running the City: Why public art matters

Felicity Fenner

Art & Architecture; Non-graphic art forms; Urban & municipal planning

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Leading Australian curator Felicity Fenner profiles activity-based and pop-up contemporary public art projects from Australia... [more]

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Painting by Numbers: The Life and Art of Ferdinand Bauer

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Painting by Numbers: The Life and Art of Ferdinand Bauer

David Mabberley

History of art & design styles: c 1600 to c 1800; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Ferdinand Bauer is seen by many as the greatest natural history painter of all time. This fascinating new study of Bauer's... [more]

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Hidden Frida Kahlo: Lost, Destroyed or Little Known Works

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Hidden Frida Kahlo: Lost, Destroyed or Little Known Works

Helga Prignitz-Poda

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: c 1900 to c 1960; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Portraits in art

Hardback

A treat for Frida Kahlo aficionados everywhere, this compilation of lost, destroyed, or inacces- sible paintings adds much... [more]

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Bronwyn Oliver

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Bronwyn Oliver

Hannah Fink

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Sculpture; Individual artists, art monographs

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This is the first book about the major Australian sculptor Bronwyn Oliver. I wanted to write an old fashioned art book, one... [more]

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Turner: The Extraordinary Life and Momentous Times of J. M. W. Turner

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Turner: The Extraordinary Life and Momentous Times of J. M. W. Turner

Franny Moyle

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Romanticism; Watercolours; Erotic art; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Biography: arts & entertainment

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J M W Turner is Britain's most famous landscape painter. Yet beyond his artistic achievements, little is known of the man... [more]

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What is Painting?

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What is Painting?

Julian Bell

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles; Painting & paintings

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A new, significantly revised edition of Julian Bell's 1999 book, taking a fresh, focused look at the situation of painting... [more]

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A Kind of Magic: Art Deco Vanity Cases

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A Kind of Magic: Art Deco Vanity Cases

Sarah Hue-Williams, Peter Edwards

Art & design styles: Art Deco; Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Antiques & collectables: gold & silver (other than jewellery)

Hardback

The 50 vanity cases shown in this book are from one private collection, with examples of contemporary jewellery and images... [more]

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Textiles of the Middle East and Central Asia: The Fabric of Life

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Textiles of the Middle East and Central Asia: The Fabric of Life

Fahmida Suleman

Textile artworks; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Social & cultural history

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A beautifully illustrated exploration of the textile traditions of a culturally diverse region, from the late eighteenth century... [more]

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Other Russias

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Other Russias

Victoria Lomasko

Drawing & drawings; Reportage & collected journalism; History; Politics & government; Travel writing

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What does it mean to live in Russia today? What is it like to grow up in a forgotten city, to be a migrant worker or to grow... [more]

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If You're Bored With WATERCOLOUR Read This Book

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If You're Bored With WATERCOLOUR Read This Book

Veronica Ballart Lilja

Art & Architecture; Watercolours; Painting & art manuals

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Fashion illustrator Veronica Ballart Lilja proves there's more to watercolour with a fresh and creative approach to this... [more]

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Pollock's Modernism

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Pollock's Modernism

Michael Schreyach

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs

Hardback

Pollock's Modernism provides a new interpretation of the art of Jackson Pollock (1912-1956), one that is based on a phenomenological... [more]

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Mona Lisa: The People and the Painting

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Mona Lisa: The People and the Painting

Martin Kemp, Giuseppe Pallanti

Art & Architecture; Renaissance art; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Social & cultural history

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The true story of the Mona Lisa - the people behind it, how Leonardo painted it and what it meant to him, and its fortunes... [more]

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Traces of Vermeer

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Traces of Vermeer

Jane Jelley

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Baroque; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs

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The iconic paintings of the 17th century Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer have been the source of admiration and controversy... [more]

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Shane Pickett: Meeyakba

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Shane Pickett: Meeyakba

Shane Pickett

Painting & paintings; History

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The paintings of Shane Pickett show the transformations of Nyoongar country, in Australia's South-West, in breathtaking and... [more]

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The Magic Lantern in Colonial Australia and New Zealand

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The Magic Lantern in Colonial Australia and New Zealand

Elizabeth Hartpick

Decorative arts; Film, TV & Radio

Paperback

In a world awash with visual technologies, the curiously named magic lantern the optical lantern or optical projector and... [more]

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Sekien Toriyama's Japandemonium Illustrated

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Sekien Toriyama's Japandemonium Illustrated

Sekien Toriyama

Oriental art; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends

Paperback

First English publication of all four of Sekien's masterworks: The Illustrated Demons' Night Parade, More Illustrated Demons... [more]

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Bluets

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Bluets

Maggie Nelson

Art Forms; Biography; Memoirs; Literary essays; Philosophy: aesthetics; Society & culture: general

Hardback

A raw, cerebral work devoted to the inextricability of pleasure and pain, and to the question of what role, if any, aesthetic... [more]

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Rayner Hoff: The life of a sculptor

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Rayner Hoff: The life of a sculptor

Deborah Beck

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: c 1900 to c 1960; Sculpture; Individual artists, art monographs

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The untold story of Rayner Hoff, one of Australia's most gifted - and controversial - public sculptors. This biography profiles... [more]

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Van Gogh: Great Lives in Graphic Form

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Van Gogh: Great Lives in Graphic Form

Sophie Collins

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Impressionism & Post-Impressionism; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs

Hardback

Vincent van Gogh was a 19th-century Dutch artist, a leading light of the Post-Impressionist movement who painted 'Sunflowers'... [more]

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The American Dream: pop to the present

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The American Dream: pop to the present

Stephen Coppel, Catherine Daunt, Susan Tallman

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Prints & printmaking

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A comprehensive survey of post-1960 American printmaking, published to accompany the first major UK exhibition on the subject... [more]

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Antiquities: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

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Antiquities: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

Maxwell L. Anderson (Research Affiliate, Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University)

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; Art: financial aspects; Art Forms; History

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The destruction of ancient monuments by the Taliban and the Islamic State have shocked observers worldwide. Art historian... [more]

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The Amazing World of Dinosaurs: An Illustrated Journey Through the Mesozoic Era

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The Amazing World of Dinosaurs: An Illustrated Journey Through the Mesozoic...

James Kuether

Electronic, holographic & video art; Mathematics & Sciences; Family & relationships; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

Paperback

Dinosaurs have filled us with wonder since the first monstrous bones were pulled from the earth thousands of years ago. For... [more]

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Street Art

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Street Art

Lonely Planet

Graffiti & street art; Travel & holiday; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Hardback

Discover the street art scene in London, Melbourne, San Francisco and 39 other cities around the world through vivid photography.... [more]

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