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NEW: Art, Architecture, Design

BRETT WHITELEY: Catalogue Raisonne: 1955-1992

A strictly limited print release of 1000 copies, this is the first comprehensive publication of Whiteley's artistic oeuvre. Abbey's Bookshop invites you to secure your individual edition box set today.

GIRL CAN DRAW

Girl Can Draw is a visually stunning collection of illustrated bridal and fashion art by Marta Madison, marrying imagination with haute couture.

Marta has amassed a large portfolio of illustrations in her 30 year career as a fashion illustrator. This first volume traces her work from the earliest newspaper illustrations in the 80s to today's editorial and digital fashion art, with occasional ramblings and observations about the triumphs and challenges of the artistic life.

Marta's pencil sketches, lush watercolours and pastel drawings capture the essence of a woman. Her sharp eye for style and aesthetics, much loved by her clients, make this a must-read, not only for those searching for inspiration, but for anyone who loves fashion art.

Marta also pays a touching tribute here to her mother Lenny (a talented fashion illustrator in her own right) whose own art dreams went unrealised in the restrictive 50s. Delighted by Marta's emerging art talent as a child, Lenny actively encouraged her to continue the family legacy.

CONTEMPORARY ART: PROFILE ON GARY DEIRMENDJIAN

Australian artist Gary Deirmendjian presents this visually rich volume covering around 20 years of his work. The book also contains writings from twenty artists and supporters, offering their thoughts on his work and practice. This, in addition to a contextualising introduction by the artist himself.

BURIED NOT DEAD: ESSAYS FROM SYDNEY'S HIDDEN ART WORLD

Artist and novelist Fiona McGregor's new book, Buried Not Dead, is a collection of essays on art, literature and performance, sexuality, activism and the life of the city of Sydney. In a community that celebrated subversion, dissent and uninhibited partygoing, in her writing she observes the shift from that moment to new forms of cultural repression.

Double Rewards

Fry's Ties

Discover the life and ties of Stephen...

Stephen Fry

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The exhibitionists

A History of Sydney's Art Gallery...

Steven Miller

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$65 

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Glass

The life and art of Klaus Moje

Nola Anderson

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$69.99 

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Gabrielle Chanel (Revised Edition)

Fashion Manifesto

Miren Arzalluz

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$90 

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Printed

images by Australian Artists 1942...

Roger Butler

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$95 

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The V&A Sourcebook of Pattern and Ornament

Victoria and Albert Museum

Amelia Calver

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$80 

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Photographers on Photography

Henry Carroll

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Hokusai

The Great Picture Book of Everything...

Timothy Clark

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Practising Parisienne

Lifestyle Secrets from the City...

Marissa Cox

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$32.99 

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1930s Fashion

The Definitive Sourcebook

Charlotte Fiell

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$39.99 

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1920s Fashion

The Definitive Sourcebook

Charlotte Fiell

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1940s Fashion

The Definitive Sourcebook

Charlotte Fiell

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$39.99 

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In Search of Van Gogh

Capturing the Life of the Artist...

Gloria Fossi

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$59.99 

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Rembrandt's Hundred Guilder Print

His Master Etching

Amy Golahny

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$164.95 

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Forever Saul Leiter

Saul Leiter

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Henri Cartier-Bresson

Paris Revisited

Anne de Mondenard

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Spowers and Syme

National Gallery of Australia

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Wood ID Handbook

Terry Porter

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$29.99 

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The 10th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art...

Queensland Art Gallery

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$49.95 

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Codex Seraphinianus

40th Anniversary Edition

Luigi Serafini

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$330 

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The Architecture of Devotion

James Goold and His Legacies in...

Max Vodola

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Knit Hats with Woolly Wormhead

Styles for the Whole Family

Woolly Wormhead

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Architecture at the Heart of the Home

Jan Henderson

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Country Dogs on Doorsteps

Suzanne Stevenson

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Great Properties of Tasmania

Richard Allen

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Versace Catwalk

The Complete Collections

Tim Blanks

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$110 

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Hiroshige

Thirty-Six Views of Mt. Fuji

Joycelyn Bouquillard

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Memories of Australia

Abandoned Buildings and Their Stories...

Matt Bushell

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$75 

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100 Paintings from the Collections of the National Trust...

John Chu

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$19.99 

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Magritte

A Life

Alex Danchev

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The Final Painting

The Last Works of the Great Masters,...

Patrick de Rynck

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Banksy

Completed: Completed

Carol Diehl

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Hieronymus Bosch. The Complete Works. 40th Ed.

Stefan Fischer

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$45 

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Tom Ford 002

Tom Ford

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$250 

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Colour for Botanical Artists and Illustrators

Leigh Ann Gale

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$54.99 

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Bunker

What It Takes to Survive the Apocalypse...

Bradley Garrett

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A Visual History of Illustration

Andrew Hall

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Art Day by Day

366 Brushes with History

Alex Johnson

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$35 

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Chanel No. 5

The Perfume of a Century

Chiara Pasqualetti Johnson

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$37.99 

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Dinosaurs To Crochet

Playful Patterns for Crafting Cuddly...

Megan Kreiner

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$34.99 

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Dale Harding

Through the Lens of a Visitation...

Hannah Matthews

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Faberge

Romance to Revolution

Kieran McCarthy

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$79.99 

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The Men's Fashion Book

Phaidon Editors

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$120 

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Christian Dior

Destiny: The Authorized Biography...

Marie-France Pochna

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$49.99 

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100 Canberra Houses

A Century of Capital Architecture...

Tim Reeves

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$39.95 

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Matisse

Life & spirit: Masterpieces from...

Aurelie Verdier

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Small

House And Interiors

Ioana Mardare

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$59.99 

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The Renaissance Cities

Art in Florence, Rome and Venice...

Norbert Wolf

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$265 

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Christian Dior

The Illustrated World of a Fashion...

Megan Hess

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Doug Aitken

New Era

Rachel Kent

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$70 

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Where They Purr

Inspirational Interiors and the...

Paul Barbera

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$65 

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Atlas of Mid-Century Modern Houses, Classic format

Dominic Bradbury

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$100 

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Silk

Lesley Ellis Miller

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Women Artists and the Surrealist Movement

Whitney Chadwick

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Birds, Bees & Blossoms

A step-by-step guide to botanical...

Harriet de Winton

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$32.99 

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Botticelli

Artist and Designer

Ana Debenedetti

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Two Worlds

Above and Below the Sea

David Doubilet

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$79.95 

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The Essential Book of Embroidery Stitches

Beautiful Hand Embroidery Stitches:...

Atelier Fil

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$29.95 

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Eco Colour

Botanical dyes for beautiful textiles...

India Flint

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The Museum

From its Origins to the 21st Century...

Owen Hopkins

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Danish Golden Age Painting

David Jackson

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Photography - A Feminist History

Emma Lewis

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$79.99 

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William Morris

Victoria and Albert Museum

Anna Mason

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Diamonds

Their History, Sources, Qualities...

Renee Newman

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Living by the Ocean

Contemporary Houses by the Sea

Phaidon Editors

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Bookbinding and How to Bring Old Books Back to Life...

Aimee Spillman

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Slim Aarons

Style

Shawn Waldron

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$120 

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Margaret Flockton

A fragrant memory

Louise Wilson

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World Press Photo 2021

World Press Photo Foundation

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$59.99 

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Principles of Style

Sarah Andrews

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Van Gogh's Finale

Auvers and the Artist's Rise to...

Martin Bailey

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How to Understand Art

Janetta Rebold Benton

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Bright Stars

Great Artists Who Died Too Young...

Kate Bryan

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Victory over Death

The Art of Colin McCahon

Rex Butler

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The Asian Modern

John Clark

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The Seas and the Mobility of Islamic Art

Sean Roberts

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The Italian Renaissance Altarpiece

Between Icon and Narrative

David Ekserdjian

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Shop Cats of China

Marcel Heijnen

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Digital Macro & Close-up Photography

Ross Hoddinott

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$42.99 

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Artists and the Rothko Chapel

50 Years of Inspiration

Frauke V. Josenhans

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The Secrets of Art

Uncovering the mysteries and messages...

Debra N. Mancoff

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Millie Marotta's Secrets of the Sea

Millie Marotta

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Doing Feminism

Women's Art and Feminist Criticism...

Anne Marsh

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The Perfume Companion

The Definitive Guide to Choosing...

Sarah McCartney

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Modern Calligraphy

The Workbook: A Practical Workbook...

Imogen Owen

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$29.99 

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The Colour Bible

The definitive guide to colour in...

Laura Perryman

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Through the Cellar Door

Australia's beautiful wineries and...

Alison Weavers

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A Companion to Australian Art

Christopher Allen

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Studio of the South

Van Gogh in Provence

Martin Bailey

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Marimekko

The Art of Printmaking

Marimekko

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Soviet Visuals

Varia Bortsova

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$24.99 

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Frances Burke

Designer of Modern Textiles

Nanette Carter

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The Medici - Portraits and Politics, 1512-1570

Keith Christiansen

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Fundamentals of Art History

Anne D'Alleva

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Drawing Perspective

Tim Fisher

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$36.99 

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Cezanne

Drawing

Jodi Hauptman

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The Joy of Modern Calligraphy

A Guide to the Art of Beautiful...

Joyce Lee

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$42.99 

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Code as Creative Medium

A Handbook for Computational Art...

Golan Levin

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$59.99 

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How to Draw

Cute Kawaii: In Simple Steps

Yishan Li

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$36.99 

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Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Portraits of Women (Victoria and...

Debra N. Mancoff

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$29.99 

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Hilda

The Life of Hilda Rix Nicholas

Richard Travers

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$65 

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Mother

A Tribute to Mother Earth

Marsel Van Oosten

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$115 

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What Coco Chanel Can Teach You About Fashion

Caroline Young

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$24.99 

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Warhol

A Life as Art

Blake Gopnik

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$35 

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Clive Bell and the Making of Modernism

A Biography

Mark Hussey

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$50 

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Visions of Heaven

Dante and the Art of Divine Light...

Martin Kemp

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$116 

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The Present Moment

The Art of Clarice Beckett

Tracey Lock

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$39.95 

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Kawaii

How to Draw More Cute Stuff from...

Angela Nguyen

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$25.99 

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Fairweather and China

Claire Roberts

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$59.99 

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5-Minute Sketching

People: Super-Quick Techniques for...

Pete Scully

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$26.99 

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Michelangelo, God's Architect

The Story of His Final Years and...

William E. Wallace

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$34.99 

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Girl Can Draw

The fabulous fashion illustrations...

Marta Madison

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$39.95 

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The Ten

The stories behind the fashion classics...

Lauren Cochrane

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$29.99 

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Still Life

Contemporary Australian Painters...

Amber Creswell Bell

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$59.99 

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Tiny Houses

Sandra Leitte

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$52.99 

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280 Japanese Lace Stitches

A Dictionary of Beautiful Openwork...

Nihon Vogue

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$29.99 

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Yayoi Kusama

Robert Shore

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$24.99 

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Merric Boyd and Murrumbeena

The Life of an Artist in a Time...

Colin Smith

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Lucy Boyd Beck

Life and Art

Colin Smith

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Worn Stories

Emily Spivack

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$37.95 

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Talk Art

Everything You Wanted to Know About...

Russell Tovey

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$39.99 

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Magritte in 400 images

Julie Waseige

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$45 

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Conversations

Ai Weiwei

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$32.95 

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The Dog

Emilia Will (Editor)

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$19.99 

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The Cat

Emilia Will

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$19.99 

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Mid-Century Modernism and the American Body

Race, Gender, and the Politics of...

Kristina Wilson

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$69.99 

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Australian Nature

From the Heart

Sally Elmer

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$49.99 

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LEONARDO DA VINCI REDISCOVERED

A four volume set in a slipcase - A modern rethinking of the career and vision of one of the greatest artists of all time on the 500th anniversary of his death.




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