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In Montparnasse: The Emergence of Surrealism in Paris, from Duchamp to Dali

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In Montparnasse: The Emergence of Surrealism in Paris, from Duchamp to Dali...

Sue Roe

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Surrealism & Dada; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

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In Montparnasse is Sue Roe's lively account of the birth of Surrealism. Informative and entertaining, the book begins with... [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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Civilisations: How Do We Look / The Eye of Faith

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Civilisations: How Do We Look / The Eye of Faith

Mary Beard

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles; Human figures depicted in art; Religious subjects depicted in art; History of religion

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Focusing on the arrival of the human figure as a subject of art, Mary Beard examines the history of beauty in civilisation.<br... [more]

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Leonardo: A Restless Genius

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Leonardo: A Restless Genius

Antonio Forcellino

Renaissance art; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography

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A visionary scientist, a supreme painter, a man of eccentricity and ambition: Leonardo da Vinci had many lives. Born from... [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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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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Delacroix Drawings: The Karen B. Cohen Collection

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Delacroix Drawings: The Karen B. Cohen Collection

Ashley Dunn, Colta Ives, Marjorie Shelley

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Romanticism; Drawing & drawings; Individual artists, art monographs; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Art techniques & principles

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Known as the master of French Romanticism for his energetic paintings, Eug ne Delacroix (1798-1863) was also a consummate... [more]

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The Printed Image: The Flowering of Japan's Woodblock Printing Culture

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The Printed Image: The Flowering of Japan's Woodblock Printing Culture

Matthi Forrer

Art & Architecture; Oriental art; Prints & printmaking

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The Japanese colored woodblock print is among the most familiar and popular East Asian art forms in the West, thanks to the... [more]

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Pop Art

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Pop Art

Flavia Frigeri

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Other graphic art forms

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This new installment in the Art Essentials series is an indispensable guide for anyone fascinated by the pop art movement.... [more]

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Key Moments in Art

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Key Moments in Art

Lee Cheshire

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Popular culture

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This compact guide looks at the fifty biggest moments in art history and reveals the sometimes funny, surprising or shocking... [more]

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Art Unfolded: A History of Art in Four Colours

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Art Unfolded: A History of Art in Four Colours

Ben Street

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles

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Trace the history of art through 48 paintings and four colours, woven together to form a fascinating and kaleidoscopic tale.... [more]

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Old Masters: Australia's Great Bark Painters

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Old Masters: Australia's Great Bark Painters

National Museum of Australia

Art of indigenous peoples; History

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Bark painting, as practised by Aboriginal artists of Arnhem Land for millennia, is one of the great traditions of world art.... [more]

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The Good Bohemian: The Letters of Ida John

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The Good Bohemian: The Letters of Ida John

Michael Holroyd, Rebecca John

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

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'It is right that, after more than one hundred years, she should have her say' John Carey, Sunday Times Twelve days before... [more]

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Antipodean Perspective: Selected Writings of Bernard Smith

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Antipodean Perspective: Selected Writings of Bernard Smith

Rex Butler, Bernard Smith

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles

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Bernard Smith (1916-2011) was unquestionably one of Australia's greatest humanist scholars and its finest art historian.... [more]

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A Man Called Yarra

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A Man Called Yarra

Stan Yarramunua, Robert Hillman

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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...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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The National Picture: The Art of Tasmania's Black War

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The National Picture: The Art of Tasmania's Black War

Tim Bonyhady, Greg Lehman

Colonial art; History

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`Benjamin Duterrau and his National picture project are at the core of this publication because he was the colonial artist... [more]

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Recreating an Age of Reptiles

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Recreating an Age of Reptiles

Mark P. Witton

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Individual artists, art monographs; Art techniques & principles; Mathematics & Sciences; Palaeontology; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

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Dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals have always fascinated people but they pose vast problems for the artist. How do... [more]

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The Iconic House: Architectural Masterworks Since 1900

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The Iconic House: Architectural Masterworks Since 1900

Dominic Bradbury

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Architecture; Residential buildings, domestic buildings; History of architecture

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Now available in an updated edition and attractive new format, this essential book on modern architecture presents over one... [more]

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Modernists & Mavericks: Bacon, Freud, Hockney and the London Painters

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Modernists & Mavericks: Bacon, Freud, Hockney and the London Painters

Martin Gayford

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

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Martin Gayford's masterful account of painting in London from the Second World War to the 1970s, illustrated by documentary... [more]

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Writing on the Wall: Graffiti and the Forgotten Jews of Antiquity

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Writing on the Wall: Graffiti and the Forgotten Jews of Antiquity

Karen B. Stern

History of art: ancient & classical art; Graffiti & street art; History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Jewish studies

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Few direct clues exist to the everyday lives and beliefs of ordinary Jews in antiquity. Prevailing perspectives on ancient... [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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Fugitive History: The Art of Julie Gough

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Fugitive History: The Art of Julie Gough

Julie Gough

Art & Architecture; Art of indigenous peoples; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Individual artists, art monographs

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In a rush of remembrance that seemed longer than my own life, I recognised that was who we are, that there was a term for... [more]

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All Too Human: Bacon, Freud and a Century of Painting Life

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All Too Human: Bacon, Freud and a Century of Painting Life

Elena Crippa

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

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All Too Human tells the story of how painters in twentieth-century Britain have used paint to record their personal, sensuous,... [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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