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.
The true story that inspired the movie "Woman in Gold" starring Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds.""Contributor to the "Washington Post" Anne-Marie O'Connor brilliantly regales us with the ... read more
Michael Jacobs was haunted by Velazquez's enigmatic masterpiece Las Meninas from first encountering it in the Prado as a teenager. In Everything is Happening Jacobs searches for the ultimate significance ... read more
The extraordinary true story of a secret forty-year friendship between two women who should have been bitter enemies. One: the beautiful Raymonda Tawil, the mother-in-law of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. The other: Ruth D... read more
Charles M. Schulz's approach to cartooning was to take out the extraneous details and leave in only what's necessary. For fifty years, from October 2, 1950, to February 13, 2000, Schulz wrote an... read more
A collection of over one hundred and eighty fine art nude photographic portraits of men captured in the classical tradition of mythologised heroism and the sometimes grandiose and dramatic poses that entailed, shot in an array of contemp... read more
Photography is now more popular than ever thanks to the rapid development of digital cameras. Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs is for this new wave of DSLR dabblers and amateur snapshooters. ... 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.
Rex Dupain's photographs in The Colour of Bondi rise above postcard cliche thanks to the visual intelligence behind them and Dupain's special sensibility - classical, but not aloof; sensuous, but equally interested in characters,... read more
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A floating, fairytale city, Venice's exquisite beauty has enchanted travelers for centuries. A world capital for romance, the Queen of the Adriatic is renowned for its ornate Gothic architecture and charming waterway... read more
Living an authentic, balanced life
This delightful gift book records the special place dogs have in our hearts and homes. Illustrated with rare postcard images from the archives of the Mary Evans Picture Library in London, and featuring appropriate and well known quot... read more
"How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is quite clearly Ocean." Since time immemorial, humans have been captivated by water. No wonder: it's the most omnipresent substance on Earth and without it life itself woul... read more
This tiny book reflects the scale of a new series of sculptures by world renowned artist Antony Gormley. Gormley's 'Memes' assume 33 different postures, each signifying a psychoanalytic state or position and invite a new engagement with the human form. A remarkable new contribution to the field of contemporary sculpture.
In this remarkable book, a record of a decade of private conversations with art critic Martin Gayford, David Hockney reveals via reflection, anecdote, passion and humour the fruits of his lifelong medi... read more
People all around the world know the name of Vincent van Gogh. He has become an artist of mythical proportions. Millions of people are touched by his paintings and they have at least a notion of his tragic ... read more
Adrian Newstead's explosive memoir lifts the lid on what Robert Hughes once described as "the last great art movement of the 20th century." After thirty years sitting round campfires with Aboriginal ... 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
Battarbee and Namatjira is the biography of two artists Rex Battarbee and Albert Namatjira, one white Australian from Warrnambool in Victoria, the other Aboriginal, of the Arrernte people, from the Herman... read more