David Walsh - the creator of Mona in Hobart - is both a giant and an enigma in the Australian art world. A multi-millionaire who made his money gambling, David has turned a wild vision into a unique reality; he is in turns c... read more
Once known as Woolloomooloo Hill, Kings Cross was home to Sydney's nineteenth century elite who built grand mansions along the ridge to enjoy sea breezes, a wonderful view and access to the city.
|Awards:||Shortlisted for ABIA Australian Illustrated Book of the Year 2009.|
"Dine with photographer Sarah Rhodes and writer Alice McCormick as they journey into the homes of Australia's most pre-eminent artists and unearth captivating stories of thei... read more
The author of A Different Light and Song for a Wren shares some of his favourite images, with many revealling insights, after more than 40 years as a professional photographer in Europe and Australia.
This landmark biography by Darleen Bungey, the author of the celebrated biography of Arthur Boyd, graphically depicts the forces that drove John Olsen to become one of the country's greatest artists. An exhilarating book, both trenchant... read more
In this fascinating and entertaining second volume, Christopher Sykes explores the life and work of Britain's most popular living artist. David Hockney's career has spanned and epitomised the art movement... read more
Hailed as the most important addition to the Australian cultural landscape since the opening of the Sydney Opera House, MONA has shaken up the art world by breathing life and delight back into the museum experience. Visitors are f... read more
This splendid new body of work by portrait photographer and stylist Claiborne Swanson Frank comes on the heels of her first Assouline book, American Beauty. Swanson Frank has photographed sixty of the hottest up-and- coming women i... read more
A collaborative project with Archibald-winning artist Del Kathryn Barton, this spectacular book presents a series of artworks inspired by Oscar Wilde’s fairy tale The Nightingale and the Rose. Lusciousl... read more
The seventeenth-century philosopher Baruch Spinoza-generally known as Benedict (or Bento) de Spinoza-spent the most intense years of his short life writing. A keen draughtsman, he also carried with him a sketchbook. After his sud... read more
Rizzoli is proud to present New York, New York in an updated version and affordable price. Praise for New York, New York: Even the most jaded photo connoisseur will find Berenholtz's full skyline panoramas breathtaking. --Publisher... read more
In Australian Notebooks, Betty Churcher revisits some of the artworks she most cherishesandmdash;a seminal Picasso, early works of the Heidelberg ... read more
Craft is no longer a trend; it is now an enshrined aspect of modern life. This sequel to Olivier Dupon's bestselling The New Artisans the book that began it all showcases 60 new makers whose creations will inspire and delight. T... read more
Florent Chavouet, a young graphic artist, spent six months exploring Tokyo while his girlfriend interned at a company there. Each day he would set forth, with a pouch full of colored pencils a... read more
As the first major documentation of John Beard's work, this definitive monograph provides a visual chronology of Beard's work from 1978-2011. Featuring a highly original design presentation and exacting production standards, this beauti... read more
David McDiarmid (1952–1995) was an artist, designer, DJ and activist who made an indelible impact on the intersecting histories of art, craft, fashion, graphic design, gay liberation and AIDS awareness in Australia a... read more
This sketchbook of Sydney is a cartographic work on the idea of living elsewhere. Caroline Bouquet is a French artist and the descendant of a master French cartographer.
The book creates an immersion into different world... read more
Photographs of dancers. And of Dandies. And dogs.Abraham Lincoln's pocket watch.Naps. Breaths. Trees.Ingo Maurer's lamp.Buttons. Lists.These are some of my favorite thigns.
For more than half a century John Wolseley has been widely acclaimed for the way his art practice engages with the environment and broader ecology. Working across several art mediums, but mostly known for his experimental... read more
The Art of Forgery: Case Studies in Deception explores the stories, dramas and human intrigues surrounding the world's most famous forgeries - investigating the motivations of the artists and criminals who have faked great works of art, and in doing so conned the public and the art establishment alike.