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The Arts: General & Reference

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100 Ideas that Changed Art

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100 Ideas that Changed Art

Michael Bird

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles

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From the earliest cave paintings through to the internet and street art, this inspiring book chronicles the 100 most influential... [more]

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Australasian Artists at the French Salons

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Australasian Artists at the French Salons

Tom Thompson

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference

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From 1872 to 1939, a significant number of Australian and New Zealand artists were chosen for exhibition at the annual French... [more]

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Masters of Comics: Inside the Studios of the Worlds Premier Graphic Storytellers

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Masters of Comics: Inside the Studios of the Worlds Premier Graphic Storytellers...

Joel Meadows, Mark Verheiden

The Arts: General & Reference; Fiction-related items

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Go inside the master's studio and explore the creative spaces and processes of the legendary artists who brought you Batman:... [more]

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On Modern Beauty - Three Paintings by Manet, Gauguin, and Cezanne

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On Modern Beauty - Three Paintings by Manet, Gauguin, and Cezanne

Richard R. Brettell

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

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A thought-provoking discussion on the concept of beauty in works by Manet, Gauguin, and Cezanne. [more]

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Buried by Vesuvius - The Villa dei Papiri at Herculaneum

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Buried by Vesuvius - The Villa dei Papiri at Herculaneum

Kenneth Lapatin

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; History of art: ancient & classical art; History; Classical history & classical civilisation

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The first truly comprehensive look at all aspects of the Villa dei Papiri at Herculaneum, from its original Roman context... [more]

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How to Draw Magical Mythological Creatures

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How to Draw Magical Mythological Creatures

J.C. Amberlyn

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

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Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, The Shape of Water, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit,... [more]

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On Artists

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On Artists

Ashleigh Wilson

Theory of art

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The #MeToo movement is overturning a cliche that has forgiven bad behaviour for years- to be creative is to be prone to eccentricity,... [more]

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Daily Rituals: Women at Work

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Daily Rituals: Women at Work

Mason Currey

The Arts: General & Reference; Literary studies: general; Gender studies: women; Business & Economics

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From Vanessa Bell and Charlotte Bronte to Nina Simone and Jane Campion, here are over one hundred and forty female writers,... [more]

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Practical Color Combinations: A Resource Book with Over 2500 Sample Color Schemes

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Practical Color Combinations: A Resource Book with Over 2500 Sample Color...

Naomi Kuno

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference

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Practical Color Combinations introduces 125 color palettes that have each been created using approximately ten different individual... [more]

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Art for the Country: The Story of Victoria's Regional Art Galleries

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Art for the Country: The Story of Victoria's Regional Art Galleries

Don Edgar

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference

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Victoria’s regional art galleries have a colourful history replete with political drama, directors vilified, battles... [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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Aisthesis: Scenes from the Aesthetic Regime of Art

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Aisthesis: Scenes from the Aesthetic Regime of Art

Jacques Ranciere

Theory of art; Philosophy; Philosophy: aesthetics

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Ranciere's magnum opus on the aesthetic. [more]

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I Know an Artist: The inspiring connections between the world's greatest artists

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I Know an Artist: The inspiring connections between the world's greatest...

Susie Hodge

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Illustration; Biography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

I Know an Artist is a collection of 84 beautifully illustrated portraits that reveal the fascinating connections between famous... [more]

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The Poetry and Music of Science: Comparing Creativity in Science and Art

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The Poetry and Music of Science: Comparing Creativity in Science and Art...

Tom McLeish

Theory of art; Religion & science; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Popular science

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The Poetry and Music of Science examines aspects of science and art that bear close comparison - for example the art of the... [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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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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Ben Quilty

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Ben Quilty

Ben Quilty

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference

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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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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

Hardback

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

Paperback

Thrilling narrative history describing how France's museum staff protected Leonardo da Vinci's Joconde - and her famous smile... [more]

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30,000 Years of Art: The Story of Human Creativity across Time and Space (mini format - includes 600 of the world's greatest works)

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30,000 Years of Art: The Story of Human Creativity across Time and Space...

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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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

Hardback

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

Hardback

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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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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