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The Arts: General & Reference

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Ben Quilty

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Ben Quilty

Ben Quilty

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

Hardback

Ben Quilty has worked across a range of media including drawing, photography, sculpture, installation and film. His works... [more]

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Kathleen O'Connor of Paris

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Kathleen O'Connor of Paris

Amanda Curtin

The Arts: General & Reference; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Travel & holiday

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Part biography, part travel narrative, this is the story of an artist in a foreign land who, with limited resources and despite... [more]

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Art Matters: Because Your Imagination Can Change the World

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Art Matters: Because Your Imagination Can Change the World

Neil Gaiman

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Gift books

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A creative call to arms from the mind of Neil Gaiman, combining his extraordinary words with striking illustrations by Chris... [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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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

Hardback

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

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Dubious Documents: A Puzzle

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Dubious Documents: A Puzzle

Nick Bantock

The Arts: General & Reference; Fiction & Literature

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From best-selling author Nick Bantock comes a puzzle that readers must solve by deciphering clues hidden within 16 bound letters.... [more]

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Granta 145: Ghosts

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Granta 145: Ghosts

Sigrid Rausing

The Arts: General & Reference; Memoirs; Anthologies (non-poetry); Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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Published in book form four times a year, Granta is respected around the world for its mix of outstanding new fiction, poetry,... [more]

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Saving Mona Lisa: The Battle to Protect the Louvre and its Treasures from the Nazis

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Saving Mona Lisa: The Battle to Protect the Louvre and its Treasures from...

Gerri Chanel

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; History; Social & cultural history; Second World War

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Monuments Men-style true story of the men and women of France's Musees Nationaux in the Second World War. [more]

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Great Minds Don't Think Alike: discover the method and madness of 56 creative geniuses

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Great Minds Don't Think Alike: discover the method and madness of 56 creative...

Emily Gosling

The Arts: General & Reference; Psychology

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Uncover the method and madness behind the greatest minds in history. [more]

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The Caesar of Paris - Napoleon Bonaparte, Rome, and the Artistic Obsession that Shaped an Empire

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The Caesar of Paris - Napoleon Bonaparte, Rome, and the Artistic Obsession...

Susan Jaques

The Arts: General & Reference; Biography: historical, political & military; History; General & world history; European history; Politics & government

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A monumental cultural history of Napoleon Bonaparte's fascination with antiquity and how it shaped Paris' artistic landscape.... [more]

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Fantastic Worlds: Art of William Stout

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Fantastic Worlds: Art of William Stout

Ed Leimbacher

The Arts: General & Reference; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design

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From his cult movie posters to his epic paleoart, celebrate the life and work of William Stout with this stunning monograph... [more]

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His Holiness: The Fourteenth Dalai Lama

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His Holiness: The Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Raghu Rai, Jane Perkins

The Arts: General & Reference; Biography

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In His Holiness, award-winning photographer Raghu Rai has captured the Dalai Lama's journey in India since exile from Tibet... [more]

$65.00

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Granta 144: Generic Love Story

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Granta 144: Generic Love Story

Sigrid Rausing

The Arts: General & Reference; Memoirs; Anthologies (non-poetry); Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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Published in book form four times a year, Granta is respected around the world for its mix of outstanding new fiction, poetry,... [more]

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The Hermitage: The Biography of a Great Museum

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The Hermitage: The Biography of a Great Museum

Geraldine Norman

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Museums & museology; History

Hardback

Tells the story of the Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg, from its time as a showcase for the art treasures of the Tsars,... [more]

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Trees: Between Heaven and Earth

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Trees: Between Heaven and Earth

Gregory McNamee, Art Wolfe

The Arts: General & Reference; Gardening

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Art Wolfe's immersive photos capture the wonder humans have felt about trees... [more]

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Granta 143: After the Fact

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Granta 143: After the Fact

Sigrid Rausing

The Arts: General & Reference; Memoirs; Anthologies (non-poetry); Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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What happens on the ground once the news cycle moves on? This issue of Granta looks at what comes next. [more]

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Clint Eastwood: Icon: The Essential Film Art Collection

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Clint Eastwood: Icon: The Essential Film Art Collection

David Frangioni

The Arts: General & Reference; Film, TV & Radio

Hardback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$49.99

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Monet: Framing Life

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Monet: Framing Life

Jill Shaw

Art & Architecture; Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Art & design styles: Impressionism & Post-Impressionism; Individual artists, art monographs

Paperback

Catalogue for an exhibition at the Detroit Institute of Arts, September 21, 2017-March 4, 2018 -- [more]

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In the Flow

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In the Flow

Boris Groys

Theory of art; Philosophy

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The leading art theorist takes on art in the age of the internet [more]

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Granta 142: Animalia

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Granta 142: Animalia

Sigrid Rausing

The Arts: General & Reference; Memoirs; Anthologies (non-poetry); Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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In this issue of Granta, we consider the complex ways we interact with the animal kingdom. [more]

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Significant Others: Creativity and Intimate Partnership

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Significant Others: Creativity and Intimate Partnership

Whitney Chadwick, Isabelle de Courtivron

The Arts: General & Reference; Biography

Paperback

A series of 13 essays on artist and writer couples who share both sexual and artistic bonds. The contributors, who are critics... [more]

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The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe's Libraries and the Race to Return a Literary Inheritance

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The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe's Libraries and the Race to...

Anders Rydell

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; Library & information sciences; History; History: specific events & topics

Paperback

While the Nazi party was being condemned by much of the world for burning books, they were already hard at work perpetrating... [more]

$27.99

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Dark Side of the Boom: The Excesses of the Art Market in the 21st Century

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Dark Side of the Boom: The Excesses of the Art Market in the 21st Century...

Georgina Adam

Art & Architecture; Art: financial aspects

Paperback

Drawing on a series of tenaciously wrought interviews with artists, collectors, lawyers, bankers and convicted artist forgers,... [more]

$49.99

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The Museum of Lost Art

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The Museum of Lost Art

Noah Charney

Art & Architecture; Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks

Hardback

True tales of lost art, built around case studies of famous works, their creators, and stories of disappearance and recovery... [more]

$39.95

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