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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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Left Bank: Art, Passion and the Rebirth of Paris 1940-1950

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Left Bank: Art, Passion and the Rebirth of Paris 1940-1950

Agnes Poirier

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; History; European history; Social & cultural history

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'Rich and funny' Julian Barnes, Guardian 'Poirier's hugely enjoyable, quick-witted and richly anecdotal book is magnifique'... [more]

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Vincent van Gogh: The Lost Arles Sketchbook

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Vincent van Gogh: The Lost Arles Sketchbook

Bogomila Welsh-Ovcharov

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

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The result of a remarkable discovery, Vincent van Gogh: The Lost Arles Sketchbook offers fresh insight into the life and work... [more]

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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Adult Coloring Book

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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Adult Coloring Book

Universal Studios

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Graphic novels; Fiction-related items; Popular culture; Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts; Stationery items

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Experience the official Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Adult Coloring Book, featuring forty-five original, black-and-white... [more]

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Pierre Bonnard

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Pierre Bonnard

Juliette Rizzi

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Impressionism & Post-Impressionism; Individual artists, art monographs; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections

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Born in 1867, French Postimpressionist artist Pierre Bonnard was, with Henri Matisse, one of the greatest colorists of the... [more]

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Hockney - Van Gogh: The Joy of Nature

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Hockney - Van Gogh: The Joy of Nature

Hans den Hartog Jager

Art & Architecture; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Individual artists, art monographs; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes)

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A parallel look at Hockney and Van Gogh's love of nature as expressed in their landscape paintings. [more]

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The American Pre-Raphaelites: Radical Realists

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The American Pre-Raphaelites: Radical Realists

Linda Ferber, Nancy Anderson, Tim Barringer, Barbara Dayer Gallati, Sophie Lynford

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Pre-Raphaelite art; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections

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An illuminating look at how the Pre-Raphaelite movement was embraced by a group of vanguard American artists [more]

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Book of Beasts - The Bestiary in the Medieval World

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Book of Beasts - The Bestiary in the Medieval World

Elizabeth Morrison, Larisa Grollemond

History of art: Byzantine & Medieval art; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); History

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A celebration of the visual contributions of the bestiary - one of the most popular types of illuminated books during the... [more]

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Wright and New York: The Making of America's Architect

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Wright and New York: The Making of America's Architect

Anthony Alofsin

Art & design styles: Modernist design & Bauhaus; Individual artists, art monographs; Architecture; Individual architects & architectural firms; History of architecture; Biography: arts & entertainment

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A dazzling dual portrait of Frank Lloyd Wright and early twentieth-century New York, revealing the city's role in establishing... [more]

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Nora Heysen: A Portrait

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Nora Heysen: A Portrait

Anne-Louise Willoughby

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles; Biography: arts & entertainment

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A portraitist and a flower painter, Nora Heysen's life was defined by an all-consuming drive to draw and paint. Extensively... [more]

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So Much Longing in So Little Space: The art of Edvard Munch

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So Much Longing in So Little Space: The art of Edvard Munch

Karl Ove Knausgaard

History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography

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In So Much Longing in So Little Space, Karl Ove Knausgaard explores the life and work of Edvard Munch. Setting out to understand... [more]

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Living with Leonardo: Fifty Years of Sanity and Insanity in the Art World and Beyond

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Living with Leonardo: Fifty Years of Sanity and Insanity in the Art World...

Martin J. Kemp

Art & Architecture; Renaissance art; Individual artists, art monographs

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Martin Kemp, described by The Times as `the world's leading authority on Leonardo', relates his fifty-year relationship with... [more]

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Women Artists

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Women Artists

Flavia Frigeri

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles

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Small, smart, essential - a chronological introduction to women artists through 500 years of history, providing a rich understanding... [more]

$19.99

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Bauhaus

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Bauhaus

Frank Whitford

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

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An accessible history of the Bauhaus, tracing the ideas behind its conception and its highly influential teaching methods.... [more]

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A World Without Whom: The Essential Guide to Language in the Buzzfeed Age

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A World Without Whom: The Essential Guide to Language in the Buzzfeed Age...

Emmy J. Favilla

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Usage & grammar guides; Creative writing & creative writing guides; Writing & editing guides; Reference; Popular culture

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[A] provocative and jaunty romp through the dos and don''ts of writing for the internet (NYT) - the practical, the playful,... [more]

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The Short Story of Modern Art

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The Short Story of Modern Art

Susie Hodge

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

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The Short Story of Modern Art explains the how, why and when of modern art - who introduced certain things, what they were,... [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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Heaven & Earth in Chinese art: treasures from the National Palace Museum, Taipei

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Heaven & Earth in Chinese art: treasures from the National Palace Museum,...

Cao Yin

Oriental art; History

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This publication presents some of the highest artistic achievements in Chinese history. Drawing on the exceptional collection... [more]

$45.00

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Kanji Code: See the Sounds with Phonetic Components and Visual Patterns

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Kanji Code: See the Sounds with Phonetic Components and Visual Patterns...

Natalie J Hamilton

Oriental art; Language teaching & learning (other than ELT); Reference works; Education; Languages & ESL

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Memorising kanji readings is one of the biggest hurdles when learning Japanese. The Kanji Code teaches a systematic method... [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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Ludwig Bemelmans

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Ludwig Bemelmans

Quentin Blake, Laurie Britton Newell

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

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One of two titles in a new series introducing the life and work of the great illustrators, both contemporary and historical.... [more]

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Monet: The Late Years

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Monet: The Late Years

George Shackelford

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

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A detailed overview of the innovation and ambition that drove one of the best-known Impressionist painters at the end of his... [more]

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The Power of Color: Five Centuries of European Painting

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The Power of Color: Five Centuries of European Painting

Marci Hall

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles; Art techniques & principles

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Revealing the power of color as physical medium, a key to interpretation, and a mediator of social and political change [more]

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Australia: Architectural Guide

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Australia: Architectural Guide

Sarah Zahradnik

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Architecture; History of architecture

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The Architectural Guide Australia presents over 200 projects in the vast island continent that is home to natural wonders,... [more]

$75.00

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Walter Gropius: Visionary Founder of the Bauhaus

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Walter Gropius: Visionary Founder of the Bauhaus

Fiona MacCarthy

Art & design styles: Modernist design & Bauhaus; Individual architects & architectural firms; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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The concept for the Bauhaus - literally 'building house' - came from Walter Gropius, a practicing architect and one of the... [more]

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