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Widely regarded as the authoritative reference on Australian art with its extensive colour plates and 4500 entries. Fully illustrated with more than 700 images on 1200 pages. Entries include: Aboriginal art, Abstractionism, art links, sculptors, photographers, craft workers and printmakers and much more.

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After graduating from college and spending a magical year abroad writing our best-selling A Year in Japan, Kate T. Williamson felt ready for anything. But, like many a postgraduate, she needed some time to figure out just what that anything was. Her parents' house in Pennsylvania seemed like the perfect place for a brief layo... read more

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'Great art has dreadful manners...' Simon Schama observes at the start of his epic exploration of the power, and whole point, of art. 'The hushed reverence of the gallery can fool you into believing masterpieces are polite things, visions that soothe, charm and beguile, but actually they are thugs. Merciless and wily, the gre... read more

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One of the most important artists of his generation, Olafur Eliasson (born 1967) creates immersive environments and spectacular public installations that probe the cognitive aspects of vision and transform the act of looking into a social experience. Merging art and science, Eliasson engages the observer as participant, chall... read more

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In the Wilds is a collection of artist Nigel Peake's hand-drawn observations of rural life. From the trees, fields, lakes, and rolling hills that define the country landscape, to the farm houses, tractors, fences, and telegraph poles that build it, Peake's obsessively detailed pencil and ink drawings and beautifully muted wat... read more

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Published to coincide with the Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition to be held at the National Gallery of Victoria, June to October 2011. Vienna: Art & Design is a stylish and timeless book which highlights the extraordinary and provocative period when a unique generation of artistic and intellectual geniuses transformed ... read more

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The companion volume to Wall and Piece
 
Banksy's manager, Steve Lazarides is known for his eye for subversive, intelligent, attention grabbing artists. He has now gathered together the best of them to create a collection of Outsider art. From "Tank Girl and Gorrilaz" creator, Jamie Hewlett, to international ... read more

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This massive monograph on seminal designer Alexander Girard covers virtually every aspect of his distinctive career. One of the most prolific mid-20th century designers, Girard's work spanned many disciplines, including textile design, graphic design, typography, illustration, furniture design, interior design, product design... read more

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Take a trip through New Zealand art via Dick Frizzell's point of view. He shines a light on some of the works he's always loved - a number of which have seemed to miss muster in the usual round-ups. It's an eclectic bunch of paintings and begins with images he was drawn to (because that's what it was all about - images) back ... read more

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In the forty years since the first Magnavox Odyssey pixel winked on in 1972, the home video game industry has undergone a mind-blowing evolution. Fueled by unprecedented advances in technology, boundless imaginations, and an insatiable addiction to fantastic new worlds of play, the video game has gone supernova, rocketing two... read more

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Published to widespread media attention, Stealing Rembrandts is a glimpse into the criminal world of international art theft, which exceeds $6 billion a year. Art security expert Anthony M. Amore and award-winning investigative reporter Tom Mashberg reveal the actors behind the major Rembrandt heists in the last century. Thro... read more

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While Edgar Degas has long been considered one of the major pioneers of modern art, exhibitions of his work remain a surprisingly rare occurrence, and the enduring popularity of the "beautiful" paintings of his Impressionist phase can obscure the overall complexity of his oeuvre. But Degas experimented with various media-draw... read more

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Paul Klee (1879-1940) began to experience the first symptoms of scleroderma, a systemic autoimmune disease, in 1933, although it was only diagnosed posthumously. His interest in angels arose while he was ill, and they became a dominant theme, particularly from 1938 on. Klee's depictions of angels are among his most popular pa... read more

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Peterson, a moderately successful artist, is finally given a chance to shine at the Beerpoele biennial festival. However, upon arriving in the village, he realises the festival is a little more amateur and its organisers a little more laid-back than he had expected. Still hoping for his fifteen minutes of fame, Peterson takes... read more

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Arranged into ten topics that are approached through a key question and answer format, art advisors Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner offer an accessible yet unrivalled insider's view into the often opaque world of collecting art, drawing from their extensive experience in working with collectors and institutions of cont... read more

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Very little is known about the Green Florilegium. Neither signed nor dated, it is generally attributed to the German painter Hans Simon Holtzbecker and originates from the library at Gottorp Castle in Schleswig. The album now resides at Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen. Recently the book was painstakingly restored, allowi... read more

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The Vatican: All the Paintings is organised and divided into 23 sections representing the museums and areas of the Vatican, including the Pinacoteca, the Sistine Chapel, the Raphael Rooms, the Borgia Apartments, the Vatican Palaces, St. Peter's Basilica, and more. 180 of the most iconic and significant paintings and other pie... read more

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First published to great acclaim in 1996, "New Yorker" writer and art critic Calvin Tomkins' biography of the influential artist Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968) has been out of print for many years. Now, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, is publishing a new and revised edition of the landmark biography to commemorate the 100th a... read more

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This eagerly awaited publication celebrates the artistic career of one of Australias most important printmakers of the twentieth century, Jessie Traill. Embracing the medium of etching in the early 1900s, Jessie Traill forged a radical path for printmaking in Australia through the duality of her vision. Depicting the beauty o... read more

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