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            Museum of Scandals: Art that Shocked the World

            Museum of Scandals: Art that Shocked the World (Hardback)

            By Baucheron, Elea; Routex, Diane

            • RRP: $54.99
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            Spanning the Renaissance to the twenty-first century, this riveting collection of scandalous works shows how the notion of shocking art has evolved and explores why and how artists continue to push the public's visual buttons.

            ISBN 9783791348490
            Released NZ 1 Nov 2013
            Publisher Prestel
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Museum of Mysteries: Art's Best Kept Secrets

            Museum of Mysteries: Art's Best Kept Secrets (Hardback)

            By Baucheron, Elea; Routex, Diana

            • RRP: $54.99
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            Art and mystery collide in this fascinating look at the secrets behind some of the world's most important masterpieces and their creators.

            ISBN 9783791349206
            Released NZ 1 Jun 2014
            Publisher Prestel
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Great Women Artists
             

            Great Women Artists (Hardback)

            By Phaidon Editors

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            Five centuries of fascinating female creativity presented in more than 400 compelling artworks and one comprehensive volume

            ISBN 9780714878775
            Released NZ 9 Oct 2019
            Publisher Phaidon Press Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
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            Bu 100 Contemporary Architects
             

            Bu 100 Contemporary Architects (Hardback)

            By Jodidio, Philip

            • RRP: $50.00
            • $50.00
            • Pub Date
              1 Apr 20

            Building the future: An indispensable overview of cutting-edge architecture In ideal terms, the architect exists to create what is a functional building and a work of art at the same time. The reality of the matter is of course much more complicated. Each and every building proje...ct faces a myriad of convoluted and often contradictory factors: the site, budget, client, construction companies, engineers, rules and regulations.A successful, completed structure is amasterwork of coordination, communication, imagination, and industry expertise. It requires such finely tuned teamwork that in truth more bad buildings fill our skylines than good ones. This volume brings together the good ones, and celebrates them for all their ambition and their achievement.The collection is drawn from TASCHEN s groundbreaking titleBuilding a New Millenniumand from the first four volumes of our renownedArchitecture Now!and in scouting out themost innovative and original structures, features many superstars of tomorrow alongside the field s most respected practitioners, such asSantiago Calatrava, Herzog & de Meuron, Koolhaas/OMA, Daniel Libeskind, Richard Meier, Oscar Niemeyer, andJean Nouvel. About the series: Bibliotheca Universalis Compact cultural companions celebrating the eclectic TASCHEN universe at an unbeatable, democratic price!Since we started our work as cultural archaeologists in 1980, the name TASCHEN has become synonymous with accessible, open-minded publishing.Bibliotheca Universalisbrings together nearly 100 of our all-time favorite titles in a neat new format so you can curate your own affordable library of art, anthropology, and aphrodisia.Bookworm s delight never bore, always excite! Text in English, French, and German
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            ISBN 9783836557207
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2020
            Publisher Taschen
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Story of Pop Art

            The Story of Pop Art (Paperback)

            By MacKay, Andy Stewart

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            Discover the colourful history of the 20th century's most important art movement.

            ISBN 9781781576113
            Released NZ 28 Jan 2020
            Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series The Story Of ...
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            The Joy of Art: How to Look At, Appreciate, and Talk about Art
             

            The Joy of Art: How to Look At, Appreciate, and Talk about Art (Hardback)

            By Schlam, Carolyn

            • RRP: $79.99
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            • Pub Date
              1 Apr 20

            An Artist's Insights on Art Appreciation Written by a practicing artist, this book decodes and maps the basic elements of visual art, leading the reader to a greater understanding and appreciation. Not an art history lesson per se, this illustrated guide is rather a tool kit to m...ake the study of art and a visit to the museum truly rewarding. An
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            ISBN 9781621537045
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2020
            Publisher Skyhorse Publishing
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            Rembrandt
              

            Rembrandt (Hardback)

            By Michel, Emile

            • RRP: $32.50
            • $32.50
            • Pub Date
              1 Apr 20

            Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669) has long been considered one of the greatest artists in European history. His paintings have launched a thousand imitations and homages, including best-selling novels, a recent TV series, and even a handful of popular films. Now, for the first time,... this lovely text by emile Michel is paired with carefully curated selections from Rembrandt's portfolio to illuminate the history and work of this celebrated master of light.
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            ISBN 9781780423746
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2020
            Publisher NewSouth Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Best Of...
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            Abstract Art
             

            Abstract Art (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Second edition)

            By Moszynska, Anna

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            • Pub Date
              19 Mar 20

            An exceptionally clear, thorough, and well- illustrated introduction to abstract art since 1900.

            ISBN 9780500204450
            Released NZ 19 Mar 2020
            Publisher Thames and Hudson (Australia)
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series World of Art
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            The Whole Picture
              

            The Whole Picture (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Procter, Alice

            • RRP: $37.99
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            • Pub Date
              10 Mar 20

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

            ISBN 9781788401562
            Released NZ 10 Mar 2020
            Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Stonemason: A History of Building Britain
             

            The Stonemason: A History of Building Britain (Hardback)

            By Ziminski, Andrew

            • RRP: $60.00
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            • Pub Date
              5 Mar 20

            Part-hands-on archaeological history of Britain, part-deeply personal insight into this ancient craft by a stonemason who has worked on Britain's greatest monuments, from Stonehenge to St Paul's.

            ISBN 9781473663930
            Released NZ 5 Mar 2020
            Publisher John Murray Press
            Interest Age 16+ years
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