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Heysen to Heysen: Selected Letters of Hans Heysen and Nora Heysen

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Heysen to Heysen: Selected Letters of Hans Heysen and Nora Heysen

Catherine Speck

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Biography; Diaries, letters & journals

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The prominent Australian artist Nora Heysen has been said to have worked in the shadow of her father Hans Heysen, one of Australia's... [more]

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A Man Called Yarra

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A Man Called Yarra

Stan Yarramunua

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Individual artists, art monographs; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; History; Indigenous peoples

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I'm a Wathaurong man. I'm an artist who draws on life in this big red and yellow and black country. Stan Yarra Yarramunua... [more]

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The Dictionary of Animal Languages

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The Dictionary of Animal Languages

Heidi Sopinka

Art & design styles: Surrealism & Dada; Fiction & Literature

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A thrillingly elegant yet raw evocation of a woman clawing her way to a creative life, inspired by the story of surrealist... [more]

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Olive Pink: Artist, Activist & Gardener

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Olive Pink: Artist, Activist & Gardener

Gillian Ward

Art & Architecture; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Botanical art; Political activism; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

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This beautiful selection of flower paintings by colourful and feisty Australian figure Olive Pink are a striking, if little... [more]

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Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters

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Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters

Margo Neale

Art of indigenous peoples; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; History

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<div><strong>ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK </strong>-----<strong> </strong>Although conceived as a catalogue accompanying the major... [more]

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Disability, Public Space Performance and Spectatorship: Unconscious Performers

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Disability, Public Space Performance and Spectatorship: Unconscious Performers...

Bree Hadley

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Performance art; Theatre Studies; Disability: social aspects

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In Disability, Public Space Performance and Spectatorship: Unconscious Performers, Bree Hadley examines the performance practices... [more]

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Shakespeare's Restless World: A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects

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Shakespeare's Restless World: A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects

Neil MacGregor

History of Art & Design Styles; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

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By arrangement with the BBC and the British Museum --Title page verso. [more]

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Always Looking: Essays on Art

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Always Looking: Essays on Art

Professor John Updike

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles

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A collection of art criticism and a masterclass in appreciating art - from the great American man of letters. It treats readers... [more]

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The Art of the Roman Empire: AD 100-450

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The Art of the Roman Empire: AD 100-450

Jas Elsner

History of art: ancient & classical art; History; European history; Classical history & classical civilisation

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A beautifully illustrated, new edition of the best single-volume guide to Roman and early Christian art. Provides an introduction... [more]

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A Companion to Greek Art

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A Companion to Greek Art

Tyler Jo Smith, Dimitris Plantzos

History of art: ancient & classical art; History; Archaeology by period & region

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This well-illustrated Companion offers a comprehensive, authoritative account of the development of Greek art through the... [more]

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Picasso Portraits

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Picasso Portraits

Elizabeth Cowling

Art & Architecture; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Individual artists, art monographs

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For all his radical originality, Picasso remained in constant dialogue with the art of the past and his portraits often alluded... [more]

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Marilyn in Manhattan: Her Year of Joy

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Marilyn in Manhattan: Her Year of Joy

Elizabeth Winder

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Popular culture

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Marilyn, like you've never seen her before! [more]

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Modern Art

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Modern Art

Amy Dempsey

Art & Architecture; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -

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A compact, introductory guide to modern art that explains styles, schools, and movements from Impressionism to the present... [more]

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Looking At Pictures

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Looking At Pictures

Susan Woodford

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

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An accessible and attractive beginner's guide to getting the most out of looking at pictures [more]

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Paul Nash: Masterpieces of Art

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Paul Nash: Masterpieces of Art

Michael Kerrigan

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Surrealism & Dada; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes)

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Paul Nash, the British landscape and Surrealist painter, lived through both the First and Second World Wars. His depictions... [more]

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Byzantine Art

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Byzantine Art

Robin Cormack

History of art: Byzantine & Medieval art; History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500

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A beautifully illustrated, new edition of the best single-volume guide to Byzantine art, providing an introduction to the... [more]

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Monet: Framing Life

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Monet: Framing Life

Jill Shaw

Art & Architecture; Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Art & design styles: Impressionism & Post-Impressionism; Individual artists, art monographs

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This beautiful publication highlights a treasured painting in the collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts--Gladioli by... [more]

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The Classical Tradition: Art, Literature, Thought

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The Classical Tradition: Art, Literature, Thought

Michael Silk, Ingo Gildenhard, Rosemary Barrow

History of Art & Design Styles; Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History; European history; Classical history & classical civilisation

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The Classical Tradition: Art, Literature, Thought presents an authoritative, coherent, and wide-ranging guide to the afterlife... [more]

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Letters to a Very Young Painter

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Letters to a Very Young Painter

Rainer Maria Rilke

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles

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Never before translated into English, Rainer Maria Rilke's fascinating Letters to a Very Young Painter, written toward the... [more]

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The Book of Kells: Official Guide

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The Book of Kells: Official Guide

Bernard Meehan

History of art: Byzantine & Medieval art; History

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THE success which has attended the publication of this work is, for two reasons, a source of much satisfaction to those responsible... [more]

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...Isms: Understanding Art New Edition

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...Isms: Understanding Art New Edition

Stephen Little

Art & Architecture; Art styles not defined by date

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This is an easy to use guide to a wide range of art 'isms'. From the isms of the Renaissance to the isms of the present day,... [more]

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All the Buildings in Paris: That I've Drawn So Far

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All the Buildings in Paris: That I've Drawn So Far

James Gulliver Hancock

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Man-made objects depicted in art (cityscapes & machines); Illustration; Architectural structure & design; Social & cultural history; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

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A new title from the author/illustrator of the hugely popular All the Buildings in New York, this is a charmingly illustrated... [more]

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Flying Too Close to the Sun: Myths in Art from Classical to Contemporary

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Flying Too Close to the Sun: Myths in Art from Classical to Contemporary...

James Cahill

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles; Ancient religions & mythologies; Folklore, myths & legends

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The first major survey to reveal the ways in which Classical mythology has inspired art throughout the last 2,500 years [more]

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Charlotte Salomon: Life? or Theatre? A Selection of 450 Gouaches

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Charlotte Salomon: Life? or Theatre? A Selection of 450 Gouaches

Judith Belinfante

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles; Individual artists, art monographs

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<div>Painting For Her Life Charlotte Salomon&rsquo;s artistic feat under the Third Reich When German artist Charlotte Salomon... [more]

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Terracotta Warriors: History, Mystery and the Latest Discoveries

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Terracotta Warriors: History, Mystery and the Latest Discoveries

Edward Burman

Oriental art; History of art: ancient & classical art; Sculpture; History; Memorials & rolls of honour

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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]

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