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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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Transformations: Harriet and Helena Scott, Colonial Sydney's Finest Natural History Painters

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Transformations: Harriet and Helena Scott, Colonial Sydney's Finest Natural...

Vanessa Finney

History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Mathematics & Sciences

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With their collecting boxes, notebooks and paintbrushes, Harriet and Helena Scott entered the masculine worlds of science... [more]

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Living with the Gods: On Beliefs and Peoples

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Living with the Gods: On Beliefs and Peoples

Neil MacGregor

Art styles not defined by date; Religious subjects depicted in art; General & world history; Religion & beliefs; History of religion

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This is a Borzoi Book published by Alfred A. Knopf. [more]

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Arctic Ambitions: Captain Cook and the Northwest Passage

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Arctic Ambitions: Captain Cook and the Northwest Passage

Robin Inglis

Colonial art; History; History: earliest times to present day; Geographical discovery & exploration

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Captain James Cook is justly famous for his explorations of the southern Pacific Ocean, but his contributions to the exploration... [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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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; Advocate - History

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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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Classic Beauties: Artists, Italy and the Esthetic Ideals of the 18th Century

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Classic Beauties: Artists, Italy and the Esthetic Ideals of the 18th Century...

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Classicism; Painting & paintings; Sculpture

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Superbly illustrated essays introduce the key Italian painters and sculptors to which Europe's aristocracy flocked in the... [more]

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The Collector of Lives: Giorgio Vasari and the Invention of Art

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The Collector of Lives: Giorgio Vasari and the Invention of Art

Noah Charney, Ingrid Rowland

Art & Architecture; Renaissance art; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography: arts & entertainment

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A narrative of intrigue, gossip and colourful artistic rivalry, The Collector of Lives presents a lively introduction to a... [more]

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Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts: A Guide to Technical Terms

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Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts: A Guide to Technical Terms

Michelle P. Brown

History of art: Byzantine & Medieval art; Painting & paintings; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Art techniques & principles; History; Lettering & calligraphy

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A standard reference in the field of manuscript studies for over twenty years, now revised and updated with full-colour illustrations... [more]

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Out of This Century: Confessions of an Art Addict

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Out of This Century: Confessions of an Art Addict

Peggy Guggenheim

Art: financial aspects; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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This is the fascinating autobiography of a society heiress who became the bohemian doyenne of the art world. She amassed one... [more]

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The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve

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The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve

Stephen Greenblatt

History of Art & Design Styles; History of religion; History of ideas

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Selected as a book of the year 2017 by The Times and Sunday TimesWhat is it about Adam and Eve's story that fascinates us?... [more]

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Imants Tillers: Journey To Nowhere

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Imants Tillers: Journey To Nowhere

Elita Ansone, Graham Coulter-Smith, Mark Ledbury, Ian McLean, Imants Tillers

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles

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For the renowned artist Imants Tillers, whose career spans more than four decades of prolific creative practice, this `journey... [more]

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30-Second Great Art: From Masaccio to Matisse, 50 artworks that changed the way we see things

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30-Second Great Art: From Masaccio to Matisse, 50 artworks that changed...

Lee Beard

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles

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The great painting and sculpture of the past is the indispensable backbone of most people's visual library, but wrangling... [more]

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A Writer of Our Time: The Life and Work of John Berger

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A Writer of Our Time: The Life and Work of John Berger

Joshua Sperling

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles; Biography; Biography: general

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The first intellectual biography of the life and work of John Berger [more]

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30,000 Years of Art, New Edition, Mini Format: The Story of Human Creativity Across Time & Space

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30,000 Years of Art, New Edition, Mini Format: The Story of Human Creativity...

Phaidon Editors

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles

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An accessible, comprehensive, freshly-updated celebration of the vast range of human artistry from 28,000 BC to today [more]

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Emperors' Treasures: Chinese Art from the National Palace Museum, Taipei

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Emperors' Treasures: Chinese Art from the National Palace Museum, Taipei...

Jay Xu, Li He

Oriental art; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; History

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Emperors' Treasures examines each ruler's distinct contribution to the arts and how each developed his or her aesthetic and... [more]

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50 Bauhaus Icons You Should Know

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50 Bauhaus Icons You Should Know

Josef Strasser

Art & design styles: Modernist design & Bauhaus; Architecture

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Published in a new edition, this book offers an introduction to Bauhaus, one of the most influential movements in modern architecture,... [more]

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Looking at Art with Alex Katz

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Looking at Art with Alex Katz

Alex Katz, Amanda Renshaw

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles

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Have you ever dreamt of having your own private museum tour with one of the world's most-celebrated artists? Take a walk through... [more]

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The Hermitage Impressionists and Post-Impressionists

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The Hermitage Impressionists and Post-Impressionists

Vladimir Yakovlev

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Impressionism & Post-Impressionism

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The Hermitage collection of French paintings from the late 19th and early 20th centuries is regarded as one of the finest... [more]

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The Book of Durrow

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The Book of Durrow

Trinity College Library, Dublin, Rachel Moss

History of Art & Design Styles; History

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An illuminating guide to one of the great masterpieces of Celtic manuscript art, published to coincide with a major exhibition... [more]

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Ships of the Silk Road: The Bactrian Camel in Chinese Jade

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Ships of the Silk Road: The Bactrian Camel in Chinese Jade

Angus Forsyth

History of art: ancient & classical art; History; Asian history; Economic history; Antiques & collectables: ceramics & glass

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For hundreds of years the Bactrian camel ploughed a lonely furrow across the vast wilderness of Asia. [more]

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Palmyra - Mirage in the Desert

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Palmyra - Mirage in the Desert

Joan Aruz

History of Art & Design Styles; History

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In this important and timely publication, top international scholars present current research and developments about the art,... [more]

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Mark Rothko: From the Inside Out

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Mark Rothko: From the Inside Out

Christopher Rothko

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

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The journey to understand the painting is also the journey to understand Rothko, because the work is so thoroughly suffused... [more]

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The Story of the Bauhaus

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The Story of the Bauhaus

Frances Ambler

Art & design styles: Modernist design & Bauhaus; Architecture

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A lively introduction to the seminal art and design movement that changed the way we see, think and live. [more]

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Willem De Kooning

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Willem De Kooning

Corinna Thierolf

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Abstract Expressionism; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography: arts & entertainment

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In 1926 22 year - old Dutchman Willem de Kooning (1904 - 1997) travelled to the USA on a British freighter - without papers... [more]

$19.99

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