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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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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; Advocate - 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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Sydney Art Deco

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Sydney Art Deco

Peter Sheridan

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Art Deco

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For the first time, Sydney's Art Deco buildings of the 1930s and 1940s are identified and gloriously displayed with contemporary... [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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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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Surrealism

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Surrealism

Amy Dempsey

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Surrealism & Dada

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Small, smart, essential - an incisive overview of Surrealism, introducing the movement's key artists and capturing its essential... [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]

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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; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

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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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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; Advocate - 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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Pompeii: An Archaeological Guide

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Pompeii: An Archaeological Guide

Paul Wilkinson

History of art: ancient & classical art; History of art: Byzantine & Medieval art; History; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology; Travel & holiday guides; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

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The resonant ruins of Pompeii are perhaps the most direct route back to the living, breathing world of the ancient Romans.... [more]

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Fifty Early Medieval Things: Materials of Culture in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages

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Fifty Early Medieval Things: Materials of Culture in Late Antiquity and...

Deborah Deliyannis, Hendrik Dey, Paolo Squatriti

History of art: Byzantine & Medieval art; History; Medieval history; Archaeology by period & region

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Fifty Early Medieval Things introduces readers to the material culture of late antique and early medieval Europe, north Africa,... [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; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

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Hahndorf artist Nora Heysen was the first woman to win the Archibald Prize, and Australia's first female painter to be appointed... [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]

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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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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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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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This is Not Just a Painting

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This is Not Just a Painting

Bernard Lahire

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles

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In 2008, the Mus e des Beaux-Arts de Lyon acquired a painting called The Flight into Egypt which was attributed to the French... [more]

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The Essential Duchamp

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The Essential Duchamp

Matthew Affron

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

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An engaging and accessible introduction to one of the 20th century's greatest and most enigmatic artists [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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The Art of Feminism: Images that Shaped the Fight for Equality

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The Art of Feminism: Images that Shaped the Fight for Equality

Helena Reckitt

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles; Feminism & feminist theory

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Dedicated to the entire history of feminist artworks on an international scale, this comprehensive survey traces the ways... [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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The World between Empires - Art and Identity in the Ancient Middle East

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The World between Empires - Art and Identity in the Ancient Middle East...

Blair Fowlkes-childs, Michael Seymour

History of art: ancient & classical art; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; History; Classical history & classical civilisation

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A timely and definitive exploration of the art and culture of the ancient civilizations situated between Rome and the Middle... [more]

$125.00

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