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            A place to Stay Awhile: Auckland's Transit Camps, 1944-78
              

            A place to Stay Awhile: Auckland's Transit Camps, 1944-78 (Paperback)

            By J. Truttman, Lisa

            • RRP: $49.99
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            From out of the housing crisis towards the end of the Second World War, Auckland City's mayor John Allum came up with the idea of turning former military camps into transit housing, filling the gap between inadequate slum areas and better homes provided by the government schemes,... amongst others. The idea took hold nationwide for a time, until the crisis eventually eased. Today, hardly anything remains. A Place to Stay awhile details the stories and the lives at Auckland's five transit housing camps, at Mt Victoria in Devonport, Western Springs, Victoria Park, the Auckland Domain, and Camp Bunn near Panmure, as well as Transit Camps in other areas of New Zealand..
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            ISBN 1073245
            Published NZ 1 Jan 2020
            Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
            Interest Age General Audience
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            John Singer Sargent
              

            John Singer Sargent (Hardback)

            By Charteris, Evan

            • RRP: $32.50
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            • Pub Date
              1 Oct 20

            Brilliantand cosmopolitan, John Singer Sargent was notorious for his portraits of illustrious men and women of the time. Nevertheless, he is the artist of many important works including oil paintings, watercolours and drawings, all retracing the steps of this born explorer. From ...Venise to Florida, even passing through the Middle-East, Sargent reinvented realism by modernising and enhancing it.
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            ISBN 9781785250842
            Released NZ 1 Oct 2020
            Publisher Parkstone Press Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Best of
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            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 1 Oct 2020
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            Selfie: The Changing Face of Self Portraits

            Selfie: The Changing Face of Self Portraits (Hardback)

            By Brooks, Susie

            • RRP: $35.99
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            Think the 'selfie' is a modern phenomenon...? Think again!

            ISBN 9780750294027
            Released NZ 10 May 2016
            Publisher Hachette Children's Books
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series Selfie
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            Indent title (sourced internationally), Allow 8-12 weeks due to Covid 19 freight delays
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            Lynette Yiadom-Boakye: Fly In League With The Night
             

            Lynette Yiadom-Boakye: Fly In League With The Night (Paperback)

            Edited by Maidment, Schlieker, Isabella, Andrea

            • RRP: $55.00
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            • Pub Date
              1 Nov 20

            Accompanies the first major survey of the artwork of Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, offering an in-depth discussion of the development of the artist and positioning her work within a wider history of portraiture.

            ISBN 9781849767040
            Released NZ 1 Nov 2020
            Publisher Tate Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            A Trick of the Light: A Highland Mystery featuring Susie Mahl
             

            A Trick of the Light: A Highland Mystery featuring Susie Mahl (Paperback)

            By Carter, Ali

            • RRP: $22.99
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            • Pub Date
              3 Aug 21

            Society sleuth Susie Mahl is back for another mysterious adventure

            ISBN 9781786077684
            Released NZ 3 Aug 2021
            Publisher Oneworld Publications
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Portrait Painting Atelier
             

            Portrait Painting Atelier (Hardback)

            By Brooker, Suzanne; Foreword by Cretara, Domenic

            • RRP: $74.64
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            Offers serious artists with a course of instruction that demonstrates in step-by-step detail the old masters' technique of layering paint over a toned-ground surface, a process that builds from the transparent dark areas to the more densely painted lights.

            ISBN 9780823099276
            Released NZ 1 Aug 2011
            Publisher Watson-Guptill Publications
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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            Art Quilt Portfolio: People & Portraits: Profiles of Major Artists, Galleries of Inspiring Works

            Art Quilt Portfolio: People & Portraits: Profiles of Major Artists, Galleries of Inspiring Works (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Sielman, Martha

            • RRP: $46.50
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            What could be more fascinating than the human face, filled with emotion, mystery and history? This title in the Art Quilt Portfolio series celebrates people and portraits, showcasing our expressiveness in stunning quilts created by artists from around the world.

            ISBN 9781454703518
            Released NZ 2 Apr 2013
            Publisher Lark Books,U.S.
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Art Quilt Portfolio
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            The Queen: Art and Image

            The Queen: Art and Image (Hardback)

            By Moorhouse, Paul; Cannadine, Mr David

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            To coincide with her Diamond Jubilee, this book presents portraits and images that collectively chart the changing portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II and the different ways in which her image has been appropriated and manipulated by artists as well as the mass-media.

            ISBN 9781742701820
            Published NZ 1 Jul 2011
            Publisher Hardie Grant Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Women and Portraits in Early Modern Europe: Gender, Agency, Identity
             

            Women and Portraits in Early Modern Europe: Gender, Agency, Identity (Hardback, New edition)

            Edited by Pearson, Andrea; Series edited by Poska, Professor Allyson M.; Zanger, Professor Abby

            • RRP: $294.00
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            Considers the possibilities and limits of agency and identity for women in history and, with particular attention to gender, as categories of analysis for women's images. This book dispels false assumptions about agency's possibilities and limits, showing how agency can be locate...d outside of conventional understanding.
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            ISBN 9780754656661
            Released NZ 17 Apr 2008
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Women and Gender in the Early Modern World
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            Die Augen der Bilder: Portrats von Fragonard bis Dumas

            Die Augen der Bilder: Portrats von Fragonard bis Dumas (Hardback)

            Edited by Zurcher, Isabel; Stegmann, Markus

            • RRP: $70.00
            • $70.00
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            In this book, portraits by artists such as Jean-Honore Fragonard, Edgar Degas and Pierre-Auguste Renoir enter into dialogue with renowned contemporary artists such as Michael Borremans, Marlene Dumas and Luc Tuymans, comparing epochs and conventions of self-portrayal.

            ISBN 9783775743341
            Released NZ 21 Nov 2017
            Publisher Hatje Cantz
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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