The first monograph on this internationally famous potter and writer, this book brings to life the man behind The Hare with Amber Eyes. Stunning photography reveals a day in the life of de Waal and his studio and documents his major exhibitions and installations. Contributors include novelists Colm Toibin, Peter Carey and AS Byatt.
Born in the Brazilian countryside, and nearly six feet tall by the age of 14, Gisele Bundchen grew from humble roots into the most successful supermodel in the world. This edition celebrates her 20-year milestone in the industry w... read more
Although Edgar Degas is one of the most celebrated French Impressionists, he referred to himself as a Realist artist. Modern life in nineteenth-century Paris provided Degas with a repertoire of motifs he explored with endless var... read more
The third book in a series on the work of Australia's master photographer, Max Dupain. With an introduction by Frank Moorhouse, this title features a superb selection of Dupain's photographs of people: his family, fellow officers in WWII, portraits, nudes and Australians in their working environment.
An innovative mix of travelogue and armchair travel, this book is presented as an ideal photo album of a trip to Morocco the kind of album that everyone wishes they had the time or skill to put together, without the hassle of... read more
Matthew Brookes's style of photography leans toward the natural raw emotion of his subjects. In his first book Brookes has turned his lens towards the professional male ballet dancers of Paris. For a year in the life of these dancers ... 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
Gisele Freund's rare photographs provide insight into the lives of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera.
This fascinating and beautifully illustrated book on the work of Francis Bacon, one of the 20th century's greatest painters, takes an in-depth look at his trademark motif of figures imprisoned within ghostly frames. Ar... read more
Angels, devils, and demons have played a significant role ever since the emergence of religious beliefs."Angelus Diabolus "is the first publication of its kind to offer a visua... read more
Rick Amor's paintings are full of drama, deep melancholy and foreboding, yet their subject matter is more often than not the mundane and everyday places of suburbia and the drab underside of the city.
This fascinating study of Renaissance courtly art and culture in fifteenth and early sixteenth-century Italy encompasses the most recent scholarship on the courts, court art and noble values. Alison Cole not only conside... read more
Shooting the Picture is the story of Australian news photography since the 1960s, the power of the medium, the seismic changes in the newspaper industry and how images capture society, identity and place. Taking a thematic app... 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 richly diverse exploration of female artists and self-portraits is a brilliant and poignant demonstration of originality in works of haunting variety. The two earliest self-portraits come from 12th-centu... read more
Spanning over a decade of his portrait work, showing some of the most dynamic, influential, and controversial figures in modern politics, popular culture, sports, entertainment, technology, science, spac... read more
Famed photojournalist and founder of Magnum Photos, Robert Capa was primarily known for his black-and-white images. But after World War II he turned increasingly to colour, fulfilling assignments for a variety of popular magazines suc... read more
From the time of Titian and Tintoretto to that of Canaletto and Tiepolo, drawing was an important part of artistic practice and was highly valued in Venice. This exciting new study overturns t... read more
Heartland is a commemorative photographic book of around 200 photographs celebrating fifty years of the Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF), Australia's oldest and largest national environmental group. The uplifting and inspiration... read more
This collection of quotes demonstrates the elegant simplicity of Ai Weiwei's thoughts on key aspects of his art, politics, and life. A master at communicating powerful ideas in astonishingly few words, Ai Weiwei is known for his innov... read more