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            The Life and Art of Lynley Dodd
              

            The Life and Art of Lynley Dodd (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Macdonald, Finlay

            • RRP: $45.00
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            • Pub Date
              5 Jul 22

            Finlay Macdonald's beautifully told, visually gorgeous biography of Dame Lynley Dodd and her creation, the rascally dog Hairy Maclary. 'A visual delight' NZ Listener's 100 Best Books of 2013 'Lynley Dodd is a national treasure, and this excellent book shows us why.' Weekend Press... Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy has been read and loved by millions since its 1983 publication. Its protagonist's shaggy face and mischievous eyes are now iconic. But what of his creator? 'People don't believe me when I tell them that Hairy Maclary fell out of a book - literally - but he did. It was just a scrap of paper I'd tucked between the pages of my ideas book, as you do. And I picked it up and thought, well, yes, I could do this. So I did.' In The Life and Art of Lynley Dodd, Finlay Macdonald tells the tale of how a small girl raised in Kaingaroa Forest became the illustrator and virtuoso wordsmith behind so many picture books that are living classics. But this is not just a story about a storyteller, it is a book that explores Lynley Dodd's working world. What is the secret behind her stories' linguistic dexterity? How does her paintbrush capture the sometimes comic, sometimes tragic expressions of her animal characters with such precision? As well as many favourite and familiar book illustrations, this volume contains never-before-seen sketches and cartoons, character roughs and picture-book drafts. The Life and Art of Lynley Dodd is both a tale of remarkable success and a window into a brilliant creative mind. This new paperback edition has been updated to include Lynley's latest story, Scarface Claw, Hold Tight! and the sellout exhibitions of her artwork over the last decade.
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            ISBN 9780143779483
            Published NZ 5 Jul 2022
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Hundertwasser in New Zealand: The Art of Creating Paradise
               

            Hundertwasser in New Zealand: The Art of Creating Paradise (Hardback)

            By Hirsch, Andreas J.; Translated by Hoffmann; Edited by The Hundertwasser Non Profit Foundation

            • RRP: $70.00
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            • Pub Date
              14 Jul 22

            * Landmark book about the New Zealand life of the exceptional artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser * Follows the opening of the Hundertwasser Art Centre, Whangarei * Reproduces many of the artist's works along with extensive photos, drawings and ephemera

            ISBN 9781990042140
            Published NZ 14 Jul 2022
            Publisher Oratia Media
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            Robin White: Something is Happening Here
              

            Robin White: Something is Happening Here (Hardback)

            By Farrar, Sarah; Tonga, Nina; Trevelyan, Jill

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            Major survey of the 50-year career of one of New Zealand's best-loved artists

            ISBN 9780995138438
            Published NZ 9 Jun 2022
            Publisher Te Papa Press
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            Portrait of Leonardo
             

            Portrait of Leonardo (Paperback)

            By Bixley, Donovan

            • RRP: $34.99
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            - A biography of the life, and times, of Leonardo - Magnificent full-colour illustrations throughout - Author of the internationally acclaimed Much Ado About Shakespeare

            ISBN 9781990003479
            Published NZ 16 Jun 2022
            Publisher Upstart Press Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Clinic of Phantasms: Writings 1994-2002
               

            Clinic of Phantasms: Writings 1994-2002 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Intra, Giovanni; Edited by Leonard, Robert; Foreword by Kraus, Chris; Von Schlegell, Mark; Introduction by Berardini, Andrew

            • RRP: $40.99
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            • Pub Date
              23 Aug 22

            Artist, gallerist, and writer Giovanni Intra's inventive approach to art writing provides a guide to the New Zealand and Los Angeles art scenes of his era. Everything you read about Los Angeles is true. The city adapts to its own mythology. It's such a ludicrously discussed place... that I always feel slightly idiotic in my attempts to produce a serious discourse about it. Raves in the desert, however, are superb. And ecstasy is a great drug. Also, if you hadn't heard, music sounds better when you're high. And the desert surrounding LA is wondrous. --Giovanni Intra, LA Politics Before his early death in 2002, Giovanni Intra enjoyed a rollercoaster ride through the art world. He was an artist and gallerist--cofounding two legendary galleries, the artist-run space Teststrip in Auckland and China Art Objects Galleries in Los Angeles--as well as a writer. Clinic of Phantasms provides a guide to the New Zealand and Los Angeles art scenes of the day, including texts on key artists from New Zealand (John Hurrell, Fiona Pardington, Denise Kum, Ava Seymour, Ann Shelton, Gavin Hipkins, Daniel Malone, and Slave Pianos) and Los Angeles (Charles Ray, Mike Kelley, Paul McCarthy, Dave Muller, Evan Holloway, John McCracken, and Julia Scher). What makes Intra's work of enduring significance is his inventive approach to art writing, which was informed by his interest in punk, surrealism, and Daniel Paul Schreber, the famous case study in paranoia and hallucination. This volume features writing on Intra from Chris Kraus and Mark von Schlegell, Andrew Berardini, Roberta Smith, Tessa Laird, Will Bradley, Joel Mesler, and Robert Leonard. He emerged the radically elegant punk, whip-crack smart and charming as hell . . . The hilarious honesty and sharp intelligence of Giovanni was to me a breeze, a knife, a wonder. --Andrew Berardini, Everything You Read About Giovanni Intra is True Published by Bouncy Castle and Semiotext(e).
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            ISBN 9781635901658
            Publisher Misc - NZ/SP Publisher
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            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 23 Aug 2022
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            The Architect and the Artists: Hackshaw, McCahon, Dibble
               

            The Architect and the Artists: Hackshaw, McCahon, Dibble (Hardback)

            By Hackshaw, Bridget

            • RRP: $65.00
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            A beautiful and important book about the remarkable collaboration between the modernist architect James Hackshaw (a member, for a time, of the famous Group Architects), the painter Colin McCahon and the then young sculptor Paul Dibble on 14 New Zealand buildings - from churches ...to school halls. Drawing on interviews with James Hackshaw before his death and on the McCahon archive, this book brings into the light a body of work and a collaboration that has been little known or examined, even by old McCahon hands. Richly illustrated with Hackshaw's plans, McCahon's drawings, letters and journal entries, and contemporary images of the surviving buildings and artworks, and with expert essays by Peter Simpson, Julia Gatley and Peter Shaw.
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            ISBN 9780995143111
            Published NZ 14 Oct 2021
            Publisher Massey University Press
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            Muse: Uncovering the hidden figures behind art history's masterpieces
              

            Muse: Uncovering the hidden figures behind art history's masterpieces (Hardback)

            By Millington, Ruth; Illustrated by Razin, Dina

            • RRP: $37.00
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            • Pub Date
              19 Jul 22

            Meet the unexpected, overlooked and forgotten models of art history. Who was Picasso's 'Weeping Woman'? Why was Grace Jones covered in graffiti? How did Francis Bacon meet the burglar who became his muse? The perception of the muse is that of a passive, powerless model, at the me...rcy of an influential and older artist. But is this trope a romanticised myth? Far from posing silently, muses have brought emotional support, intellectual energy, career-changing creativity and practical help to artists. Muse tells the true stories of the incredible muses who have inspired art history's masterpieces. From Leonardo da Vinci's studio to the covers of Vogue, art historian, critic and writer Ruth Millington uncovers the remarkable role of muses in some of art history's most well-known and significant works. Delving into the real-life relationships that models have held with the artists who immortalised them, it will expose the influential and active part they have played and deconstruct reductive stereotypes, reframing the muse as a momentous and empowered agent of art history.
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            ISBN 9781529110418
            Released NZ 19 Jul 2022
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Banksy
              

            Banksy (Hardback)

            By Antonelli, Stefano; Marziani, Gianluca

            • RRP: $95.00
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            • Pub Date
              5 Oct 22

            The largest presentation of works by Banksy, the world's most enigmatic yet highly sought-after artist, including iconic works, installation objects, ephemera, and memorabilia all in one volume. Banksy is the world's most discussed artist of recent decades, and this seminal colle...ction features hundreds of works including Girl with Balloon, Pulp Fiction, Love Is in the Air, Barcode, and Monkey Queen. It also includes scores of paintings, serigraphs, stencils, and installation objects as well as a selection of memorabilia-many of which have never been published previously. Created with the cooperation of Pest Control, the group that manages all things Banksy, this is as official and authorized as any Banksy publication could be. Banksy is the world's greatest practitioner of street art. His work has always been political, involving pointed critiques of inequality, injustice, consumerism, and the establishment, yet no one knows his identity. He is an exemplary case of fame and notoriety built upon absence and anonymity. His relationship with the art market is also complex: marked by mocking hostility while being one of the most marketable and most collected contemporary artists.
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            ISBN 9780847872763
            Released NZ 5 Oct 2022
            Publisher Rizzoli International Publicat
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            Constable: A Portrait
              

            Constable: A Portrait (Hardback)

            By Hamilton, James

            • RRP: $70.00
            • $56.00
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            • Pub Date
              9 Aug 22

            A fresh biography of the revolutionary British landscape painter John Constable (1776-1837).

            ISBN 9781474612913
            Released NZ 9 Aug 2022
            Publisher Orion Publishing
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            Spirit: Conversations With Creative Women
             

            Spirit: Conversations With Creative Women (Paperback)

            By Wilkinson, Jannine; Orman, Ann

            • RRP: $89.99
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            -Features the life stories and creative work of 34 NZ women creatives, including: Philippa Bentley, Tess Costil, Hannah Jensen, Kiri Nathan, Emily Adams, Claudia Pond Eyley, Indigo Rowe, Bernadette Casey, Flox, Louise James, Sofia Minson, Fiona Mackay, Anita May Blanchett, Deb...ra Fallowfield, Fiona Hugues, Tina Hutchison-Thomas, Janette Cervin, Gypsy West, Vanessa Riddell, Julie Paama-Pengelly, Renee Dale, Louise Pilkington, Manja Wachsmuth, Holly Roach, Rebecca Asquith, Kate Hursthouse, Vicky Savage, Neke Moa, Jacqui Victor, Bets Gee, Julie Collis, Liz Smith, Susi Meares, Relda Frogley and Joanne Gray. - A close-up view of each artist and their work outlining their life, work, and challenges to pursue a creative life. - Combines intimate photography with in-depth storytelling to provide inspiration to others wishing to follow their dreams. - Support from The Rt. Hon Helen Clarke who has provided the Forward to the book.
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            ISBN 9780473572310
            Published NZ 11 Oct 2021
            Publisher Misc - NZ/SP Publisher
            Interest Age General Audience
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