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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

Paperback

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

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Carrington's Letters: Her Art, Her Loves, Her Friendships

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Carrington's Letters: Her Art, Her Loves, Her Friendships

Dora Carrington

Art & design styles: c 1900 to c 1960; Individual artists, art monographs; Illustration; Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; Gender studies: women

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Dora Carrington was considered an outsider to Bloomsbury. For over a decade she was the companion of gay writer Lytton Strachey,... [more]

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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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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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Renoir's Dancer: The Secret Life of Suzanne Valadon

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Renoir's Dancer: The Secret Life of Suzanne Valadon

Catherine Hewitt

Art & design styles: Impressionism & Post-Impressionism; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

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From the author of The Mistress of Paris, a lavish biography of a remarkable 19th-century woman. [more]

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Whiteley on Trial

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Whiteley on Trial

Gabriella Coslovich

Art & Architecture; Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs

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Whiteley on Trial investigates a remarkable court case and exposes the avarice of the art world, the disdain for connoisseurship... [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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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

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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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Cats in Art

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Cats in Art

Desmond Morris

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes)

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In this eye-catching, beautifully illustrated book, bestselling author Desmond Morris tells the compelling story of cats in... [more]

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Seeing Saltwater Country

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Seeing Saltwater Country

Sally Mayman, Dale Kentwell

Art of indigenous peoples; Photography & photographs; History

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<div><strong>ABBEY&rsquo;S BOOKSELLER PICK &mdash;&mdash; </strong>Photographer Sally Mayman and artist Dale Kentwell&rsquo;s... [more]

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Aphorisms

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Aphorisms

Margaret Preston

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

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Margaret Preston's 92 Aphorisms have only appeared in a rare limited edition Recent Paintings 1929. This compilation offers... [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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Terracotta Warriors: History, Mystery and the Latest Discoveries

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Terracotta Warriors: History, Mystery and the Latest Discoveries

Edward Burman

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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Periclean Athens

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Periclean Athens

P. J. Rhodes

History of art: ancient & classical art; History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Social & cultural history

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In the second and third quarters of the fifth century BC, when Athens became both politically and culturally dominant in the... [more]

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Vincent's Portraits: Paintings and Drawings by Van Gogh

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Vincent's Portraits: Paintings and Drawings by Van Gogh

Ralph Skea

Art & Architecture; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Portraits in art; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

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An intimate collection of Vincent van Gogh's portraits and self- portraits--perhaps the work for which he is best known [more]

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Byzantine Art

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Byzantine Art

Mr Robin Cormack (Professor Emeritus, Courtauld Institute of Art)

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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Portraits: John Berger on Artists

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Portraits: John Berger on Artists

John Berger

Art & Architecture; Art styles not defined by date; Painting & paintings; Portraits in art

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A lifetime's encounter with artists: from prehistoric cave painting to the present [more]

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Midawarr Harvest: The Art of Mulkum Wirrpanda and John Wolseley

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Midawarr Harvest: The Art of Mulkum Wirrpanda and John Wolseley

Will Stubbs, John Wolseley

Art & Architecture; Art of indigenous peoples

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<div>The Midawarr Harvest Series is a unique printmaking collaboration between two of Australia&rsquo;s most distinguished... [more]

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Sharper 1980-2013: A Biography of Martin Sharp as told to Lowell Tarling

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Sharper 1980-2013: A Biography of Martin Sharp as told to Lowell Tarling...

Lowell Tarling

Art & design styles: Pop art; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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In this second of two volumes, Lowell Tarling offers us a way into the enigmatic and reclusive artist, through extensive interviews... [more]

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Chinese Symbolism and Art Motifs: A Comprehensive Handbook on Symbolism in Chinese Art Through the Ages

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Chinese Symbolism and Art Motifs: A Comprehensive Handbook on Symbolism...

C. A. S. Williams

Oriental art; Art Treatments & Subjects; History

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Written with reader accessibility in mind, this comprehensive handbook of symbolism in Chinese art and culture will be an... [more]

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Claude Monet: Water Lilies

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Claude Monet: Water Lilies

Ann Temkin, Nora Lawrence

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Impressionism & Post-Impressionism; Individual artists, art monographs; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

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Claude Monet (1840-1926) devoted the last 25 years of his career to paintings of the Japanese-style pond and gardens of his... [more]

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Jackson Pollock

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Jackson Pollock

Carolyn Lanchner

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Abstract Expressionism; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

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Part of the MoMA Artist Series , this book explores the works of Jackson Pollock. It features works which are accompanied... [more]

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Gustav Klimt at Home

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Gustav Klimt at Home

Patrick Bade

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: c 1900 to c 1960; Individual artists, art monographs; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

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Gustav Klimt at Home explores the influences of Vienna and other places Klimt travelled to and called home on his life and... [more]

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A Journey Through Art: A Global History

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A Journey Through Art: A Global History

Aaron Rosen, Lucy Dalzell

History of Art & Design Styles; Children's & Educational

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A child's introduction to art history through the centuries and across the globe [more]

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