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Ben Quilty has worked across a range of media including drawing, photography, sculpture, installation and film. His works often respond to social and political events, from the current global refugee crisis to the complex social history of Australia; he is constantly critiquing no... read more

Ben Quilty 2010 - 2018
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Street art is now a recognised art form that can be thought-provoking, political, humorous or shocking. Urban Scrawl documents some of the world's most interesting street-art words and typography, from formal typography to angsty scrawl, presented in a small-for... read more

Urban Scrawl - Street Art Text in the City
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A global guide to the 500 works of permanently installed modern and contemporary art worth traveling to experience
Enjoy a world tour from the comfort of your reading chair or plan a detailed and engaging art itinerary for your next trip with Destinatio... read more

Destination Art: 500 Artworks Worth the Trip
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A visual history of tea towel design, from the 1950s to today. Both practical and beautiful, the tea towel has over the last century established itself firmly as an essential piece of domestic design. This lavishly illustrated book explores 100 of the be... read more

The Art of the Tea Towel - 100 of the Best Designs
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Did you know that the Egyptians created the first synthetic color and used it to create the famous blue crown of Queen Nefertiti? Or that the noblest purple comes from a predatory sea snail? In the Roman Empire, hundreds of thousands of snails had to be sacrifi... read more

Chromatopia: An Illustrated History of Colour
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Frida Kahlo is regarded as one of Mexico's greatest painters: her extraordinary personal style, her tragic story, her relationship with Diego Rivera (the more famous painter in their day) alongside her passionate paintings have made her a cult figur... read more

You Are Always with Me: Letters to Mama by Frida Kahlo
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A global survey of more than 100 artists, chosen by art-world professionals for their work with threads, stitching, and textiles Celebrating tapestry, embroidery, stitching, textiles, knitting, and knotting as used by visual artists worldwide, Vitamin ... read more

Vitamin T: Threads and Textiles in Contemporary Art
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As Professor Sasha Grishin writes: 'The artist, the print and the matrix sounds more like a title for a Peter Greenaway film than a title for an essay on the art of Bruno Leti'. In printmaking, the artform - along with painting, photography and the making of artists' books - that has occupied Bruno... read more

Matrix
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The bold, distinctive style of Paula Rego_s paintings has acquired for her not only an ever-increasing critical reputation but also an unusually large and enthusiastic following. Her be-ribboned little-girl heroines and fairy-tale characters seem firmly rooted i... read more

Paula Rego: Nursery Rhymes - Nursery Rhymes
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For over 50 years between the 1760s and the early 19th century, the pioneers who sailed from Europe to explore the Pacific brought back glimpses of a new world in the form of oil paintings, watercolors and drawings--a sen... read more

Picturing the Pacific: Joseph Banks and the Shipboard Artists of Cook and Flinders
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Escher X nendo | Between Two Worlds is the first publication to feature the extraordinary work of Dutch artist M. C. Escher in dialogue with the work of acclaimed Japanese design studio nendo. Featuring works from the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague, which holds the... read more

Nophoto
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A fascinating survey of the enduring human love affair with the exotic and the strange, and its impact on Western culture Exotic explores our obsession with the lure of distant lands and their promise of the weird and wonderful, the beautiful and grotesque. Through a hos... read more

Exotic: A Fetish for the Foreign
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