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Pictures on the radio  by David P. Gilkey

Pictures on the radio

David P. Gilkey

"Compiles the work of David Gilkey, a celebrated conflict photographer who helped NPR bring vivid life to big and small stories with global impact. Known for chronicling pain and beauty in war and conflict, he was on assignment in Helmand, Afghanistan in 2016...

Himalayan style  by Thomas L. Kelly

Himalayan style

Thomas L. Kelly

"Featuring gorgeous photography of ancient Himalayan architecture, recent restoration projects, and modern trends in building and crafts, Himalayan Style celebrates the vitality, diversity, and potential of Himalayan forms and designs. Himalayan Style combines...

New on earth  by Suzi Eszerhas

New on earth

Suzi Eszerhas

"From spectacular images of newborn cheetahs on the African savanna to brown bear cubs seeing the world for the first time in the Alaskan wilderness, explore intimate moments in the lives of baby animals with Suzi Eszterhas, one of the world's leading wildlife...

Norman Ives  by Steven Heller

Norman Ives

Steven Heller

"Norman Ives: Constructions & Reconstructions is an in-depth chronicle of the fine artist and renowned graphic designer Norman Ives. This book introduces unseen treasures showcasing the brilliant variety and vitality of his work. It fully defines Ives'...

Tokyo Ghoul  by Sui Ishida

Tokyo Ghoul

Sui Ishida

"Tokyo Ghoul :re Illustrations: zakki features artwork and behind-the-scenes notes, commentary and a Q&A from Tokyo Ghoul creator Sui Ishida. Discover the creative process behind the popular series in gloriously ghoulish full color"--Publisher's description.

Mini kawaii kitties  by Olive Yong

Mini kawaii kitties

Olive Yong

"Learn to draw all kinds of cute cats doing all sorts of silly things through 75 step-by-step tutorials. In this mini edition of Kawaii Kitties, popular Instagram artist Bichi Mao (@bichi.mao) perfectly captures cats' different attitudes, while playing,...

Bird photographer of the year. Collection 8

Bird photographer of the year. Collection 8

"This beautiful book accompanies the photographic competition celebrating the best bird photography of the year. The Bird Photographer of the Year competition celebrates the artistry of bird photography, and this beautiful book reflects this. A celebration of...

An artist and a mother

An artist and a mother

"An Artist and a Mother is a book of visual artworks and essays that speak to the diverse ways artists balance creative life with the demands of mothering. It includes thirty seven essays describing the work of thirty-nine international artists and an art...



"This big, glorious big book mines Te Papa's collections to explore and expand upon the way we think about our botanical world and its cultural imprint. A true treasure, it features over 400 selections by an expert, cross-disciplinary museum curatorial team...

Artists in Antarctica

Artists in Antarctica

"What transformation happens when writers, musicians and artists stand in the vast, cold spaces of Antarctica? This book brings together paintings, photographs, texts and musical scores by Aotearoa New Zealand artists who have been to the ice. It explores the...

Murray Ball  by Mason Ball

Murray Ball

Mason Ball

"In Murray Ball: A Cartoonist's Life, Murray's son Mason Ball shares all the hits and misses and long years of hard graft that went into what would become the wildly successful creative enterprise: Footrot Flats. From his unique viewpoint and with candid...

The upside-down world  by Benjamin Moser

The upside-down world

Benjamin Moser

"Arriving as a young writer in an ancient Dutch town, Benjamin Moser was flummoxed, as any newcomer might be, by the language, people, and culture. As he started exploring his newly adopted country, he stumbled upon the great painters of the Dutch Golden Age,...

In a South Island churchyard  by Tessa Ward

In a South Island churchyard

Tessa Ward

"Following on from "In A Country Churchyard" and "In A Southern Churchyard" is the new limited edition "In a South Island Churchyard" This collection of 54 South Island churches is explored through the pen and ink drawings of Rodney Wells and through the...

Kay Nielsen  by Meghan Melvin

Kay Nielsen

Meghan Melvin

"This book puts the Danish artist Kay Nielsen's achievements in the context of a career that took him from study in Paris, to the Copenhagen theater, to galleries in London and New York, to the Walt Disney Studios"--Publisher's description.

The visual arts  by Hugh Honour

The visual arts

Hugh Honour

"Since its first publication this book has been hailed as the most comprehensive history of art ever published in a single volume. Presenting art history as an essential part of the development of humankind, it offers and authoritative, balanced, and...

Big school of drawing manga, comics & fantasy

Big school of drawing manga, comics & fantasy

"Big School of Drawing Manga, Comics & Fantasy allows beginning artists to get started drawing manga, comic book, and fantasy characters, from manga heroines and heroes, chibis, superheroes, and villains to space aliens and guardians, mythical creatures, and...

Watercolor made simple  by Nicki Traikos

Watercolor made simple

Nicki Traikos

"Learn to paint in watercolor—with joy and confidence—as you explore simple techniques, popular subjects, and simple papercrafting projects. Watercolor is a wonderful medium to explore your creativity, unwind, and have fun. Whether you're new to watercolor...

How to draw super cute things with Bobbie Goods  by Bobbie Goods

How to draw super cute things with Bobbie Goods

Bobbie Goods

"Bursting with humor, sweetness, and imagination, How to Draw Super Cute Things with Bobbie Goods shows you how to draw and color everything adorable! Get cozy, grab a pencil and your markers, and draw your own super cute world"--Publisher's description.

Bold and beautiful watercolor skies  by Zaneena Nabeel

Bold and beautiful watercolor skies

Zaneena Nabeel

"Art challenges are a popular way for artists at all skill levels to learn about and master a medium and establish a consistent creative practice. Written and illustrated by Zaneena Nabeel, popular Instagram artist and online art instructor also known as...

Country homes in Australia. Volume II

Country homes in Australia. Volume II

"Take a journey with Country Style through the beautiful country homes that dot our landscapes, from an historic sandstone cottage to a classic Queenslander and everything in between"--Publisher's description.

The nameplate  by Isabel Flower

The nameplate

Isabel Flower

"The Nameplate is a vibrant photographic celebration of nameplate jewelry featuring deeply personal stories and rich cultural contexts, collected bythe creators of the Documenting the Nameplate project. "Names don't just tell stories. They are stories."-Rawiya...

Gretchen Albrecht  by Luke Smythe

Gretchen Albrecht

Luke Smythe

"Gretchen Albrecht CNZM is one of New Zealand's most influential painters. Over the course of her long career, her work has continued to surprise and delight, and her paintings feature in many important collections both in New Zealand and overseas. This...

The oceans  by Chris Burkard

The oceans

Chris Burkard

"The most famous outdoor photographer captures and celebrates the oceans in all their beauty and majesty. The oceans are the lifeblood of our planet, a source of wonder, beauty, and inspiration. In this breathtaking photo book, Chris Burkard, world-renowned...



"Contemporary architecture in the German capital by local architects as well as projects elsewhere by architects based in Berlin, complemented by essays on current topics giving impulses for the global architectural discourse. Today, building culture means...

Making American artists

Making American artists

"Traversing two hundred years of creativity and change, Making American Artists: Stories from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1776-1976 probes what it meant to be an American artist when the first art school and museum in the United States was...

Mondrian evolution

Mondrian evolution

Piet Mondrian had a decisive influence on the development of painting from figuration to abstraction. On the occasion of his 150th birthday, Mondrian Evolution is dedicated to his multifaceted work and artistic development. Initially working in the tradition...

Jamie Hewlett  by Jamie Hewlett

Jamie Hewlett

Jamie Hewlett

"From the legendary Tank Girl to live-action animations with Gorillaz, a Chinese contemporary opera to an exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery, artist Jamie Hewlett is one of the most energetic figures of contemporary pop culture. With influences ranging from hip...

52 assignments. iPhone photography  by Jack Hollingsworth

52 assignments. iPhone photography

Jack Hollingsworth

"This book is a mission brief, a portfolio of photographic workshops, a personalized journal and an inspirational guide to putting the creativity back into your craft. It is filled with a year's worth of weekly commissions and concepts for conceiving and...

Local fauna  by Peter De Sève

Local fauna

Peter De Sève

"Featuring beloved New Yorker covers, iconic animated characters, and more, this is the definitive monograph by leading artist and illustrator Peter de Sáeve Peter de Sáeve's work spans four decades and various media, including magazines, books, television...

Peter Pennoyer Architects  by Anne Walker

Peter Pennoyer Architects

Anne Walker

"From the preeminent classical architecture firm in the US, the latest apartments, townhouses, and country houses, with interiors by leading designers Whether a brand-new country estate, a renovation of a triplex penthouse apartment, or a merging of two...

No signal  by Brice Portolano

No signal

Brice Portolano

"The French photographer Brice Portolano spent five years traveling from Alaska to Patagonia, from Lapland to Iran, to portray ten extraordinary people. Each of them dared to embark on a radical new beginning. In the midst of the great outdoors, they built an...

Illustrators' sketchbooks  by Martin Salisbury

Illustrators' sketchbooks

Martin Salisbury

" A treasure trove of visual delights: examples of the sketchbooks of sixty international illustrators offer new insights into their artistic practice. Intimate and often unseen, the sketchbook means something different to each illustrator. It might be a...

Tiny house designing, building & living  by Gabriella Morrison

Tiny house designing, building & living

Gabriella Morrison

"Do you have what it takes to live tiny? Do you dream of simplifying your life, freeing up your financial resources and ditching all of the clutter in your life? Learn the ins and outs of what it really takes to achieve the dream of designing, building and...

The printmaking bible  by Ann D'Arcy Hughes

The printmaking bible

Ann D'Arcy Hughes

"With its stunning array of full-color images, The Printmaking Bible is the ultimate guide to the ins and outs of every variety of printmaking practiced today-from intaglio to monotype. In addition to in-depth step-by-step instructions, this book includes...

Cerith Wyn Evans  by Hans Ulrich Obrist

Cerith Wyn Evans

Hans Ulrich Obrist

"Cerith Wyn Evans is one of today's most respected and acclaimed sculptors. Born in Wales and educated through his first language of Welsgh, his work reflects his fascination with literature, film, music, and philosophy. Evans is an artist interested in...

Chateau reawakening  by Tim Holding

Chateau reawakening

Tim Holding

"Chateau Reawakening is the story of the highs and lows of one couple's journey to save an eighteenth century French chateau. When former Australian politician Tim Holding and his fiancee Felicity Selkirk discovered a crumbling French chateau just south of the...

Loose and lively animals  by Jo Allsopp

Loose and lively animals

Jo Allsopp

"Animals are a perennial favourite amongst artists, but many struggle with capturing their form and character in a way that reflects the true spirit of the animal. In this bright, breezy and accessible book, Jo Allsopp's genuine passion for wildlife is clear....



"This volume accompanies an exhibition showcasing a selection of works that intersect the realms of art, science and technology, and raise fundamental questions about the interaction between human and non-human beings and what inorganic life might look like in...

The landscape photography workshop  by Mark Bauer

The landscape photography workshop

Mark Bauer

"Two of the UK's leading landscape photographers come together to share their wealth of experience and teaching skills in this new title. The Landscape Photography Workshop aims to take the reader from the very basics of equipment and exposure through to...

Picasso, friends and family  by Edward Quinn

Picasso, friends and family

Edward Quinn

"An intimate portrait of Picasso in never-before-seen photographs by Edward Quinn, published 50 year's after the artist's passing. "He doesn't bother me," Picasso commented of the photographer Edward Quinn, after the latter had first photographed him at work...

Renzo Piano & Renzo Piano building workshop  by Lorenzo Ciccarelli

Renzo Piano & Renzo Piano building workshop

Lorenzo Ciccarelli

"Renzo Piano is one of the worlds greatest living architects and creator of a host of iconic modern buildings, including the Pompidou in Paris, the Menil Collection in Texas, Kansai Airport in Japan, the Shard in London and the new Whitney Museum of American...

Universal principles of architecture  by Nathalie Frankowski

Universal principles of architecture

Nathalie Frankowski

"Universal Principles of Architecture illustrates in 100 concepts the importance, possibilities, challenges, and roles that architecture plays in shaping the world. Divided into Archetypes, Methods, Conditions, Relationships, and Imaginaries, each of the five...

Baroque influencers

Baroque influencers

"In what ways did the Jesuits deploy the Baroque visual language of the time to persuade the public of their vision on humankind, religion and society? In this beautifully illustrated book, which includes numerous artworks by Peter Paul Rubens and others,...

Collaborations  by Saxon Henry


Saxon Henry

"This beautifully illustrated large-format monograph reveals how multi-disciplinary architectural firm 212box has crafted a luxurious and bespoke penthouse suite in Houston, Texas. The principals on the project collaborated with more than fifty talented...

Paint 50 watercolour animals  by Marina Bakasova

Paint 50 watercolour animals

Marina Bakasova

"The beginner-friendly guide on how to paint 50 vibrant watercolor animals in no more than 7 quick and easy stages With award-winning artist Marina Bakasova. Paint 50 Watercolour... is a new 'how-to-paint' series, echoing the success of the original How to...

Paint 50 watercolour flowers  by Penny (Illustrator) Brown

Paint 50 watercolour flowers

Penny (Illustrator) Brown

"Learn to paint 50 vibrant watercolour flowers in seven simple stages, with award-winning artist Penny Brown. Paint 50: Watercolour Flowers is the second title in a new beginner-friendly 'how-to-paint' series, following the same step-by-step formula as the...

Photography, real and imagined

Photography, real and imagined

"Photography: Real and Imagined interrogates the proposition that photographs are either grounded in reality – a record, a document, a reflection of the world – or the product of imagination, storytelling and illusion. On occasion, they can be both. In this...

Zines  by Ari Marcopoulos


Ari Marcopoulos

"Ari Marcopoulos is an inveterate maker of zines. This project collects in one volume for the first time a selection of zines by Marcopoulos, many never before released, providing a unique insight and overview into an essential part of this influential...

Julia Margaret Cameron  by Nichole J. Fazio

Julia Margaret Cameron

Nichole J. Fazio

"A celebration of pioneering Victorian photographer Julia Margaret Cameron, and the artistic connection between her poetry and her photography. Renowned photographer Julia Margaret Cameron is famous for her evocative portraits of eminent Victorians, including...

How art is made  by Debra N. Mancoff

How art is made

Debra N. Mancoff

"How Art Is Made looks at renowned works of art from across the centuries and around the globe and asks the intriguingly simple question – how were these works actually made? Divided into two sections – materials and methods – each chapter showcases a single...

What makes a garden  by Jinny Blom

What makes a garden

Jinny Blom

"What Makes a Garden builds upon the work of The Thoughtful Garden, giving a broader idea of how she thinks about garden design. In particular it emphasizes her multi-disciplinary approach, which embraces architecture, conservation and art, coupled with a...

The Japanese house since 1945  by Naomi Pollock

The Japanese house since 1945

Naomi Pollock

"The definitive overview of and ultimate resource on the iconic architect-designed houses built in Japan from 1945 to the present. Imagine a rowhouse whose courtyard separates the kitchen from the bedroom. Or a tiny, triangular tower of rooms stacked one above...

Drawing the natural world  by Tim Pond

Drawing the natural world

Tim Pond

"A comprehensive guide for all abilities to drawing flora and fauna seperated into fundamental concepts of colour, tone, pattern and texture, line, shape, form and space"--Publisher's description.

Bagatelle  by Nicolas Cattelain


Nicolas Cattelain

"An unprecedented look into the history, art, and gardens of Château de Bagatelle, the Parisian getaway villa of kings and other royal family members. In 1775, the Comte d'Artois, brother of Louis XVI and future King Charles X, purchased the Bagatelle estate...

Henri Cartier-Bresson  by Henri Cartier-Bresson

Henri Cartier-Bresson

Henri Cartier-Bresson

"The coronation of George VI on 12 May 1937 was one of the biggest media events of the interwar period. While other photographers focused on the new King, his family and the ceremonial splendour of the day, Henri Cartier-Bresson turned his lens on the crowds...

Super-cute manga chibis to draw and paint  by Joanna Zhou

Super-cute manga chibis to draw and paint

Joanna Zhou

"Packed with everything you need to know about creating super-sweet chibis, this step-by-step guide contains 40 ultra-cute figures and animals, bursting with personality and fun. Each of the step-by-step sequences includes a basic line-work drawing you can...

Batman  by Matthew K. Manning


Matthew K. Manning

"Discover the hidden corners of the DC Multiverse in this definitive illustrated guide to the multiple versions of The Dark Knight. Take a tour through the diverse worlds of the DC Multiverse in this comprehensive guidebook detailing the lives of its many...

Divine New York  by Elizabeth Anne Hartman

Divine New York

Elizabeth Anne Hartman

"An exclusive tour through the breathtaking and inspirational interiors of Manhattan's houses of worship. For the past fifteen years, Michael L. Horowitz has been photographing the interiors of Manhattan's historic churches and synagogues. Though their...

Philip Guston now  by Harry Cooper

Philip Guston now

Harry Cooper

"A sweeping retrospective of Philip Guston's influential work, from Depression-era muralist to abstract expressionist to tragicomic contemporary master A Wall Street Journal 2020 holiday gift guide pick Philip Guston-perhaps more than any other figure in...

Draw 30 Kawaii  by Yishan Li

Draw 30 Kawaii

Yishan Li

"Kawaii is a Japanese word meaning 'super-cute', and it's a trend that's sweeping the globe. Anything can be drawn in the kawaii style, from animals, people, vegetables and flowers to food, vehicles and household items. Here, expert comic book and manga artist...

Painting dragons  by Marc Potts

Painting dragons

Marc Potts

"5 magnificent dragons to paint in acrylics, with full-size outlines to trace. Painting and drawing dragons is a very popular subject area. This book gives you the outlines to get started with your own fantastic colors for your dragon. The book features five...

Bellini and Giorgione in the house of Taddeo Contarini  by Xavier F. Salomon

Bellini and Giorgione in the house of Taddeo Contarini

Xavier F. Salomon

""The Three Philosophers" by Giorgione (ca. 1477-1510) in the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna and "St. Francis in the Desert" by Giovanni Bellini (ca. 1424 / 35-1516) in The Frick Collection are two of the most celebrated paintings of the Venetian...

Borrowed landscapes  by Emile de Bruijn

Borrowed landscapes

Emile de Bruijn

"A beautifully illustrated exploration of the impact of Chinese and Japanese material culture on the historic houses and gardens of Britain and Ireland. The art and ornament of China and Japan have had a deep impact in the British Isles. From the seventeenth...

Living tradition  by Clive Aslet

Living tradition

Clive Aslet

"Living Tradition: The Architecture and Urbanism of Hugh Petter celebrates the exceptional professional achievement of one of the world's leading traditional architects. It showcases recent highlights from Hugh's award-winning portfolio, including handsome new...

Wild love  by Kiera Lindsey

Wild love

Kiera Lindsey

"Colonial lasses were expected to marry at 16, but she wanted to be an artist, not a wife, and she had big ambitions. She wanted to train with the best painters of her day in Europe, to elevate her sex, and to adorn her home town of Sydney with republican...

The new modernist house  by Patricia Callan

The new modernist house

Patricia Callan

"Mid-century modern continues its resurgence. Discover Australia's best examples of modernist residential architecture thoughtfully adapted for the present day. The intuitive design, sun-lit spaces and tranquil vibe of Modernist houses still have an enduring...

The Australian women's weekly

The Australian women's weekly

"On the morning of June 10, 1933, newspaper sellers were struggling to keep up with demand as a new periodical flew off the shelves. Two large headlines clamoured for attention on the cover- "Equal Social Rights for Sexes!" cried one, while the second, "What...

Saul Leiter  by Margit Erb

Saul Leiter

Margit Erb

"Celebrating the centennial of Saul Leiter's birth, the official retrospective of a revolutionary figure in twentieth-century photography. Saul Leiter photographed and painted nearly every day for over sixty years, amassing an enormous archive, most of which...

Poster child  by David Edward Byrd

Poster child

David Edward Byrd

"Poster Child chronicles the life and art of David Edward Byrd, one of the foremost graphic artists of twentieth-century culture. Told in a deeply personal, strikingly honest conversation with author Robert von Goeben, Byrd shares his journey through sixty...

The drawings of Vincent van Gogh  by Christopher Lloyd

The drawings of Vincent van Gogh

Christopher Lloyd

"A compelling and authoritative overview of the drawings of Vincent van Gogh, one of the most celebrated and intriguing figures in the history of art. Vincent van Gogh's (1853-1890) drawings are some of the most familiar and expressive in the history of art....

Creative portraits in watercolor  by Ana Santos

Creative portraits in watercolor

Ana Santos

"With 'Creative Portraits in Watercolor', you'll learn creative techniques for capturing a unique and stunning likeness using watercolor and other art mediums"--Publisher's description.

Renniks Australian coin and banknote values

Renniks Australian coin and banknote values

"This comprehensive guide to Australian Coin & Banknote Values contains over 3,850 images and countless thousands of valuations. This book is a must for all collectors, whether you are just beginning or an advanced collector. Latest information compiled using...

Steps towards a small theory of the visible  by John Berger

Steps towards a small theory of the visible

John Berger

"Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives and...

Fame  by Andy Warhol


Andy Warhol

"The legendary sixties New York pop artist Andy Warhol's hilarious and insightful vignettes and aphorisms on the topics of love, fame and beauty"--Publisher's description.

How to draw cute stuff woodland world  by Angela Nguyen

How to draw cute stuff woodland world

Angela Nguyen

"This gorgeous how-to art book gives you the cutest experience of the woodland world through drawing. Each spread-drawn in Angela'strademark playful style-offers a step-by-step guide to drawing adorable animals (badgers, bears, and bugs), fungi, ferns and...

How the country house became English  by Stephanie L. Barczewski

How the country house became English

Stephanie L. Barczewski

"Country houses have come to be regarded as quintessentially English, not only in terms of their architectural style but because they appear to embody national values of continuity and insularity. The histories of country houses and England, however, have...

The history of Asian art  by De-nin Deanna Lee

The history of Asian art

De-nin Deanna Lee

"A highly illustrated history of the diverse visual art produced across East Asia, South Asia and Southeast Asia, written by two specialist art historians. Asia is home to more than half the world's population, and learning about the art of its many cultures...

A garden a day  by Ruth Chivers

A garden a day

Ruth Chivers

"Our love of nature finds its most obvious expression in our gardens. Through the ages and across the globe, civilizations and cultures have felt compelled to create an outside space of our own to connect with nature. In this fascinating visual collection,...

The history of African art  by Suzanne Preston Blier

The history of African art

Suzanne Preston Blier

"Art historian Suzanne Blier surveys over 150,000 years of African art, set against the changing history of the continent, customs and religions, postcolonial debates and the challenges of the present. Core themes in African visual and cultural expression are...

Earthly delights  by Jonathan Jones

Earthly delights

Jonathan Jones

"What was the 'Renaissance'? In the nineteenth century this flowering of creativity and thought was celebrated as the birth of the modern world. Today many historians are sceptical about its very existence. Earthly Delights rekindles the Renaissance as a...

The art of Kinfolk

The art of Kinfolk

"An inspiring collection of the best images from the tastemaking Kinfolk magazine. With over 650,000 copies of their books in print and nearly 50 issues of their magazine distributed worldwide, Kinfolk has come to define the taste of a generation: From...

The illustrator's guide to Procreate  by Ruth (Illustrator) Burrows

The illustrator's guide to Procreate

Ruth (Illustrator) Burrows

"Learn how to create professional-looking art and illustration in Procreate. In this step-by-step guide you will learn how to create unique art, make seamless patterns, and master all the elements of the software: from layers to gradients, how to use brushes,...

The complete fundamentals of drawing  by Barrington (Artist) (Artist) Barber

The complete fundamentals of drawing

Barrington (Artist) (Artist) Barber

"For beginners and more confident artists alike, this book is an invaluable reference source for learning about and improving your skills for still life, figures, landscape and portrait drawing. Barrington Barber's books have helped people around the world...

Art nouveau  by Arnold Schwartzman

Art nouveau

Arnold Schwartzman

"This richly illustrated book of over 200 photographs offers a fascinating guide to the Art Nouveau movement. The style known as Art Nouveau emerged at the close of the 19th century, a period known as the fin de siecle. It was a time of new ideas and...

Colin Lanceley

Colin Lanceley

"Earthly delights surveys the significant creative achievements of Colin Lanceley (1938-2015) over five decades from the 1960s to 2012. This exhibition traces the evolution of his work from the early, raw collages made as a member of the Imitation Realists, an...

John Olsen  by Samantha Kent

John Olsen

Samantha Kent

"John Olsen: Goya's Dog spans eight decades of the artist's practice, from the 1950s, when he first visited Spain, to the present. This exhibition tracks the influences of these Spanish encounters on the artist's sensibility, his palette, and how he views the...

Art unpacked  by Matthew (Art historian) Wilson

Art unpacked

Matthew (Art historian) Wilson

"A down-to-earth, visual guidebook that shows how to "read," understand, and get the most out of art. For beginners, art history might seem a daunting subject with complex rules and impenetrable technical language. Even for more seasoned art lovers the...

Quiet spaces  by William Smalley

Quiet spaces

William Smalley

"An elegant presentation of interiors for introverts, placing the memorable work of London architect William Smalley alongside buildings around the world that have inspired his practice. Quiet Spaces places the work of architect William Smalley alongside...

The visionary art of Nicholas Roerich  by Jacqueline Decter

The visionary art of Nicholas Roerich

Jacqueline Decter

"Nicholas Roerich (1874-1947) was a Russian artist, writer, archaeologist, explorer, mystic, theosophist, and peacemaker who left a rich legacy of nearly 7,000 visionary paintings and 30 books on the mystic East. Twice nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize due...

Vermeer  by Pieter Roelofs


Pieter Roelofs

"Johannes Vermeer's intensely quiet and enigmatic paintings invite the viewer into a private world, often prompting more questions than answers. Who is being portrayed? Are his subjects real or imagined? And how did he create such an unrivaled sense of...

Rashid Johnson  by Claudia Rankine

Rashid Johnson

Claudia Rankine

"The most comprehensive publication to date on widely celebrated artist Rashid Johnson. Working with a variety of media that includes painting, sculpture, photography, video, and performance, Rashid Johnson has created a nuanced and iconographic body of work...

Oil painting landscapes  by Sarah McKendry

Oil painting landscapes

Sarah McKendry

"Your artistic ability to bring wondrous backdrops to life is just a brushstroke away with Sarah McKendry's Oil painting landscapes. Now you can create breathtaking scenery--even if you've never held a brush--with Sarah's easy-to-follow instructions and guided...

Oceania  by Maia Nuku


Maia Nuku

"Made up of the multiple island communities contained within Australasia, Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia, Oceania is known for works of art and ritual objects that tell a wealth of stories about origins, ancestral power, performance, and initiation....

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