Celebrated for her vibrant, distinctive pictures of indigenous flowers, Margaret Preston was an equally colourful and outspoken personality. She was passionate about the need for a modern national culture that... read more
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
Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986) was one of the foundational figuresof American modernism. A seminal woman artist, she rose toprominence in the early twentieth century at the heart of theNew York avant-garde circle that centred arou... read more
With more than 300,000 copies sold worldwide in 15 languages, this newly revised and updated edition of 1001 Paintings You Must See Before You Die brings you right up to date with an incisive look at the world... read more
Faces, places, and punk: The Alice Springs portfolioWhen her husband who happened to be world-famous photographer Helmut Newton fell sick with flu on the eve of a pressing deadline in 1970 it was up to his wife, June,... read more
In the midst of the realist-leaning artistic climate of the Late Gothic and Early Renaissance, Netherlandish painter Hieronymus Bosch (c. 1450-1516) was more than an anomaly. Bosch's paintings are populated with grot... read more
"You voluntarily assume the risk of serious injury or death by attending". 100 miles from the gambling town of Reno, in the wilderness of northern Nevada, lies a vast, hostile plain known as the Black Rock Desert. The region has b... read more
A monograph on the work of internationally renowned contemporary artist Anish Kapoor, winner of the 1991 Turner Prize and creator of "Monumenta 2011". One of the most highly acclaimed sculptors, Anish Kapoor enjoys immense popularity and has represented Britain at the Paris and Venice Biennales.
Surveys the career of one of Australia's pre-eminent contemporary artists. This is the first major book on Piccinini and is designed to reflect the scale and detail of her varied practice.
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Text by Valerie Da Costa, Fabrice Hergott.
The digital age has fundamentally changed traditional notions of who we are and how we wish to be perceived. The music producer Chris Walla puts it this way Confronted with our significantly more banal everyday l... read more
Part 1 of A Fine Romance is a sumptuous and majestic record of the unforgettable royal alliances and love stories that have defined our understanding of modern European royal families. These stories will be told primarily through the... read more
Jutting proudly out of the Mediterranean Sea, like a miracle of nature, Capri is one of the worlds chicest destinations the European pleasure island. It is a place where well-tanned Italians joyfully share the islands beauty wi... read more
Edited and with Preface by Nadine Barth. Text by H.J.A. Hofland.
Award-winning artist and illustrator Sara Fanelli is one of the world's foremost illustrators, renowned for her experimental techniques that have spawned many imitators. Her unique contribution to book illustration is ... read more
The fourth of four titles in a continuing series of books by Todd Oldham that highlight remarkable people, places and spaces features an essay by author/social critic/educator Camille Paglia.
The second of four titles in a continuing series of books by Todd Oldham that highlight remarkable people places and spaces, features and essay by artist/director Cindy Sherman.
Presents 46 contemporary image-makers noted for their candid depictions of everyday life. This title includes essays and a global conversation between some of the leading street photographers that explore the controversial issues in the genre.