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            Art Deco Traveller: A Guide To Australia & New Zealand
               

            Art Deco Traveller: A Guide To Australia & New Zealand (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Davidson, Genista

            • RRP: $32.50
            • $32.50
            • Pub Date
              28 Feb 20

            Illustrated travel guide to Australia and New Zealand's Art Deco locations and architectural treasures: monuments, hotels, restaurants, theatres, lidos, bars and cinemas.

            ISBN 9780993414626
            Released NZ 28 Feb 2020
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Art Deco Traveller
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            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 28 Feb 2020
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            Colin McCahon: Is This the Promised Land?: Vol.2 1960-1987
              

            Colin McCahon: Is This the Promised Land?: Vol.2 1960-1987 (Hardback)

            By Simpson, Peter

            • RRP: $79.99
            • $75.99
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            • Pub Date
              9 Apr 20

            The second of an extraordinary two-volume work chronicling forty-five years of painting by our most important artist, Colin McCahon.

            ISBN 9781869409081
            Published NZ 9 Apr 2020
            Publisher Auckland University Press
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Colin McCahon
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            The Art of Looking Up

            The Art of Looking Up (Hardback)

            By McCormack, Catherine

            • RRP: $55.00
            • $44.00
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            The Art of Looking Up surveys 40 spectacular ceilings around the globe that have been graced by the brushes of artists including Michelangelo, Marc Chagall and Cy Twombly. From the floating women and lotus flowers of the Senso-ji Temple in Japan, first painted in the year 645, th...rough to the religious iconography that adorns places of worship from Vienna to Istanbul, all the way to bold displays like that in the lobby of Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, this book takes you on a tour of the extraordinary artworks that demand an alternative viewpoint. History of art expert Catherine McCormack guides readers through the stories behind the artworks - their conception, execution, and the artists that visualised them. In many cases, these artworks also make bold but controlled political, religious or cultural statements, revealing much about the society and times in which they were created. First and foremost, this is a visual feast, but also a desirable art book that challenges readers to seek out fine art in more unusual places and question the statements they may be making.
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            ISBN 9780711242173
            Released NZ 28 Oct 2019
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Art Puzzle Book

            The Art Puzzle Book (Paperback)

            By Moore, Gareth; Hodge, Susie

            • RRP: $32.99
            • $26.39
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            The Art Puzzle Book is a fun introduction to art with puzzles, riddles and trivia relating to 36 iconic works of art.

            ISBN 9780711248168
            Released NZ 1 Oct 2019
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Warhol: A Life as Art
             

            Warhol: A Life as Art (Hardback)

            By Gopnik, Blake

            • RRP: $75.00
            • $56.25
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            • Pub Date
              17 Mar 20

            Andy Warhol presented himself as being as shallow as critics accused his famous Campbell's Soup can paintings of being. His public persona was droll; he claimed that he silkscreened because it was easier than painting, and that everyone would have fifteen minutes of fame in the f...uture. But who was Andy Warhol really, and how did he come to revolutionize our visual world forever? From his impoverished childhood as the son of Slovak immigrants in 1930s Pittsburgh, to finding commercial success as an advertising illustrator, to his painstaking pivot into fine art to becoming one of the first people to bring a queer aesthetic out into the open; Warhol shows us how deliberately Andy Warhol reflected the changing winds of commercialism, capitalism and celebrity in the 1960s that still underpin our world today. Behind the glamourous Factory setting of superstars, drag queens, musicians and high-society drop-outs, there was a complex man who lived with his mother until the day he died; whose asexual persona obscured a man who was openly gay during a time of great prejudice; who rubbed shoulders with Jean-Michel Basquiat, Lou Reed and Susan Sontag but grappled with crippling lifelong insecurity. Blake Gopnik has spent six years researching Warhol's life and art and reveals a life of contrasts and deliberate artifice hiding great depths. Filled with new insights into the development and impact of Warhol's art and his personality, Warhol asks: was he a joke or a genius, a radical or a social climber? As Warhol would have answered: Yes.
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            ISBN 9780241003381
            Released NZ 17 Mar 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Whole Picture: The colonial story of the art in our museums & why we need to talk about it
              

            The Whole Picture: The colonial story of the art in our museums & why we need to talk about it (Hardback)

            By Procter, Alice

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $31.19
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            • Pub Date
              31 Mar 20

            If you think art history has to be pale, male and stale - think again.

            ISBN 9781788401555
            Released NZ 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Jane Austen Embroidery: Authentic embroidery projects for modern stitchers
             

            Jane Austen Embroidery: Authentic embroidery projects for modern stitchers (Hardback)

            By Batchelor, Jennie; Larkin, Alison

            • RRP: $35.00
            • $27.30
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            • Pub Date
              24 Feb 20

            Jane Austen was as skilful with a needle as she was with a pen. This unique book from Jennie Batchelor and Alison Larkin showcases recently discovered 18th century embroidery patterns expertly repurposed into 15 exciting modern stitching projects. Now readers can stitch-a-long wi...th Jane to make a selection of beautiful and practical items.
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            ISBN 9781911624400
            Released NZ 24 Feb 2020
            Publisher Pavilion Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Notre Dame de Paris: A Celebration of the Cathedral

            Notre Dame de Paris: A Celebration of the Cathedral (Hardback)

            By Borrus, Kathy

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $29.99
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            On April 16, 2019, the world looked on in horror as the Notre Dame Cathedral was nearly destroyed in a devastating fire. Notre Dame de Paris: A Celebration of the Cathedral offers a fascinating look back at nearly nine centuries of this landmark building that has stood as silent ...witness to some of the most important events in human history.
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            ISBN 9780762497119
            Released NZ 31 Dec 2019
            Publisher Running Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Queens of Animation: The Untold Story of the Women Who Transformed the World of Disney and Made Cinematic History
             

            The Queens of Animation: The Untold Story of the Women Who Transformed the World of Disney and Made Cinematic History (Hardback)

            By Holt, Nathalia

            • RRP: $50.00
            • $39.00
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            • Pub Date
              4 Mar 20

            From the bestselling author of Rise of the Rocket Girls, the untold story of the women of Walt Disney Studios, who shaped the iconic films that have enthralled generations

            ISBN 9780316439152
            Released NZ 4 Mar 2020
            Publisher Little, Brown
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Fun With Flax: 50 Projects For Beginners
             

            Fun With Flax: 50 Projects For Beginners (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd edition)

            By Pendergrast, Mick

            • RRP: $35.00
            • $26.25
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            Re-issue under original ISBN - August 2019

            ISBN 9780143009931
            Published NZ 10 Jun 2008
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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