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
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"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
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
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.
A personal message from the author: Lots of individuals in society today are feeble-minded. They don't know what the hell is going on. Unfortunately many of these people are responsible for running The C... read more
Is being an artist a radical form of entrepreneurship or a vocational calling like the priesthood? Is it an extension of philosophy or an offshoot of entertainment? In three richly interlinked but distinct 'acts' - Politics, Kins... read more
A nostalgic celebration of the glamour of warm-weather destinations in the Caribbean and Florida, from the great estates of ambitious patrons to the most exclusive resorts of the mid-twentieth century. Through ic... read more
Unexpected images selected by the curator of the popular blog The Retronaut take readers on a visual odyssey through an unfamiliar past; a place where crocodiles take children on walks, Queen Victoria is caught... 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
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
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
THIS 9 PAGE ARTICLE WAS EXTRACTED FROM THE BOOK: Best Known Works of Oscar Wilde, by Oscar Wilde. To purchase the entire book, please order ISBN 076613010X.
This book is not a dictionary, though it tells you all you need know about everything from Authenticity to Zips. It's not an autobiography, though it does offer a revealing and highly personal inside view of co... 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
'Painting matters to Australia and Australians as it does in few other countries. It has formed our consciousness, our sense of where we come from, and who we are. It cries out for wider recognition and acknowledgement.' - Patrick ... 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
Dusk features some of the most masculine, perfectly and naturally built, handsome and sensual naked men within a stunning array of hauntingly beautiful and raw outback settings.
Photographer Paul Freeman takes a sometimes tongue-in-cheek look at the way European men have adorned and mythologized themselves and their physical courage over the centuries, and refers for inspiration to monumental art and paintings th... 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