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            Protest!: A History of Social and Political Protest Graphics
             

            Protest!: A History of Social and Political Protest Graphics (Hardback)

            By McQuiston, Liz

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            An authoritative, richly illustrated history of six centuries of global protest art Throughout history, artists and citizens have turned to protest art as a means of demonstrating social and political discontent. From the earliest broadsheets in the 1500s to engravings, photolith...ographs, prints, posters, murals, graffiti, and political cartoons, these endlessly inventive graphic forms have symbolized and spurred on power struggles, rebellions, spirited causes, and calls to arms. Spanning continents and centuries, Protest! presents a major new chronological look at protest graphics and shows how these images have been shaped by international events as well as advances in technology. Beginning in the Reformation, when printed visual matter was first produced in multiples, Liz McQuiston follows the iconic images that have accompanied movements and events around the world. McQuiston examines fine art and propaganda, including William HogarthaEURO (TM)s Gin Lane, Thomas NastaEURO (TM)s political caricatures, French and British comics, postcards from the womenaEURO (TM)s suffrage movement, clothing of the 1960s counterculture, the anti-apartheid illustrated book How to Commit Suicide in South Africa, the aEURO Silence=DeathaEURO emblem from the AIDS crisis, murals created during the Arab Spring, electronic graphics from Hong KongaEURO (TM)s Umbrella Revolution, and the front cover of the magazine Charlie Hebdo. Providing a visual exploration both joyful and brutal, McQuiston discusses how graphics have protested wars, called for the end to racial discrimination, demanded freedom from tyranny, and satirized authority figures and regimes. From the French, Mexican, and Sandanista Revolutions to the American civil rights movement, nuclear disarmament, and the WomenaEURO (TM)s March of 2017, Protest! documents the integral role of the visual arts in passionate efforts for change.
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            ISBN 9780691198330
            Released NZ 15 Sep 2019
            Publisher Princeton University Pre
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            Radical Figures: Painting in the New Millennium
              

            Radical Figures: Painting in the New Millennium (Paperback)

            Edited by Yee, Lydia

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              27 Apr 20

            This timely publication, accompanying a brand new survey exhibition at Whitechapel Gallery, presents key works by some of the most exciting practitioners in current figurative painting.

            ISBN 9780854882830
            Released NZ 27 Apr 2020
            Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
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            New Zealand Gallery
             

            New Zealand Gallery (Paperback)

            Compiled by Robinson, Denis

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            Exploring the pages of New Zealand Gallery provides an up-to-date overview of contemporary art produced in this country. Comprehensive gallery and individual artist listings make this book an ideal reference for anyone wishing to view and purchase New Zealand art today.

            ISBN 9781869662899
            Published NZ 1 Oct 2010
            Publisher New Holland Publishers
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            From the Balcony: Alan Pearson at the Opera
              

            From the Balcony: Alan Pearson at the Opera (Paperback)

            By Trussell, Denys; Pearson, Alison

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            Exhibition catalogue From the balcony, Alan Pearson at the opera represents a selection of paintings and drawings made during Alan Pearson's sojourn in southern Italy and London in the 1980s. The opera series was exhibited in New Zealand in 1986-87 after which they were placed... in storage. In London Pearson ventured into the Royal Opera house, Covent Garden to draw the interior. For him to unite his two loves, painting and opera, was ideal subject matter. In England and Italy Pearson re-visited beloved painters from the Baroque and Rococo periods, those influences, combined with his natural vibrant Expressionism, inspire this series of bravura paintings. Baroque Exit,with its 'exit' sign at the bottom edge refers to Pearson's Auckland drawings made at Huia. For him, the rhythm of the Ti-trees formed a natural chorus line and 'exit' signified that where there is life there is also death.Baroque Exit alsoreveals Pearson's love of El Greco and the painterly, upward surging rhythm in this work characterizes much of the subsequent theatre paintings, such as the Baroque theatre (Christchurch Art Gallery) andin this exhibition, Teatro bella figura andCovent Garden. Pearson animates the empty arena focusing on the proscenium, stage and balconies, using the stage as a vortex to describe profound space. He inhabits them with imagined performers, orchestra and audience all in vivid colour and energetic activity. In Covent Garden from the Gods figures swirl towards cosmic space, entranced with the ecstasy of musical perfection. Gold, red and indigo in Covent Garden balcony reflect the luxe decor of the opera house while others exhibit the cool, grey tones of a wintry climate, for instance in Ballet chorus from La Boutique fantasque and Flight from the theatre of time, which is the earliest work in this show. It was made in Italy as a response to the devastating earthquake that rocked Naples and the provinces to the east where Pearson was then living. That terrifying
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            ISBN 9780473321918
            Published NZ 1 May 2015
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
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            Unofficial War Artist
             

            Unofficial War Artist (Paperback)

            By Kennard, Peter

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            Peter Kennard is Britain's foremost political artist and has been at the cutting edge of global political image making since the Vietnam War. Unofficial War Artist brings together the best of Kennard's work from 45 years of his career and accompanies a major retrospective of his ...work at IWM London.
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            ISBN 9781904897712
            Released NZ 31 May 2015
            Publisher Imperial War Museum
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            Artists Impressions of New Zealand
              

            Artists Impressions of New Zealand (Paperback)

            Compiled by Robinson, Denis

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            This book takes you on a tour of New Zealand by paintings. It includes the work of nearly sixty artists who show their passion for this country in their art and their accompanying comments.

            ISBN 9781869663308
            Published NZ 1 Oct 2011
            Publisher New Holland Publishers
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Life and Work of Clifford Webb
             

            Life and Work of Clifford Webb (Paperback)

            By Brett, Simon

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            The first ever book about the famed illustrator and wood engraver, by the wood engraver Simon Brett. This new biography showcases much of Clifford Webb's surviving work, and will do much to revive interest in him.

            ISBN 9781908213662
            Released NZ 3 Mar 2019
            Publisher Little Toller Books
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            Art and the War at Sea: 1914-1945
             

            Art and the War at Sea: 1914-1945 (Hardback, New edition)

            Edited by Riding, Christine

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            Drawing on the rich archives held at the National Maritime Museum, London, this beautifully illustrated book is the first study to focus on war art of the first half of the 20th century from a distinctly naval and maritime perspective.

            ISBN 9781848221680
            Released NZ 15 Oct 2015
            Publisher Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Donald Judd
             

            Donald Judd (Hardback)

            By Judd, Donald

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            One of the most important American artists of the post-war period, Donald Judd has come to define Minimalist art a label he strongly objected to. This book presents works from Judds seminal 1989 exhibition at the Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden. It also includes archival materi...al and interviews with the artist.
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            ISBN 9783869303901
            Released NZ 1 Feb 2012
            Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
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            The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance: Print and e-reference editions available
              

            The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance: Print and e-reference editions available (Multiple copy pack / Other, illustrated edition)

            Edited by Kennedy, Dennis

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            The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance provides comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date information about all aspects of the history and practice of theatre and performance - including dance, opera, radio, film, television, and popular performance, such as carniv...als, circus, and public executions. It is also available as an e-reference text from Oxford's Digital Reference Shelf.
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            ISBN 9780198601746
            Released NZ 1 Mar 2003
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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