Art

A new edition of George Nelson's classic guide to visual appreciation, released on the fortieth anniversary of its original publication
Originally published in 1977 by iconic American furniture manufacturer Herman Miller, George Nelson's crit... read more

How to See: Visual Adventures in a World God Never Made
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Series:The 50s Series
Reading Level:General Adult

Starting with James Abbott McNeill Whistler and ending with Matthew Barney, nearly every prominent figure in Modern art is represented in vibrant double-page spreads that show how these artists redefined norms and challenged tradition. Fascinating biographical and anec... read more

50 Modern Artists You Should Know
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Mood marks: The painterly gestures of personal feelings   Hailed as the first American-born art movement to have a worldwide influence, Abstract Expressionism denotes the non-representational use of paint as a means of personal expression. It emerged in Ameri... read more

Abstract Expressionism
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Series:Lonely Planet
Reading Level:General Adult

Discover the street art scene in London, Melbourne, San Francisco and 39 other cities around the world through vivid photography. From Banksy's stencils and Invader's mosaics to amazing murals, this insider's guide provides practical details and maps of where to find secret stashes of street ... read more

Street Art 1
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The Short Story of Art is a new and innovative introduction to the subject of art. Simply constructed, the book explores 50 key works, from the wall paintings of Lascaux to contemporary installations, and then links these to se ctions on art movements, themes and techniques. The desi... read more

Short Story of Art
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Recognised for her contribution to wearable arts, Susan Holmes's work has also spanned the fields of craft, fashion and fabric art. She has developed her own methods for techniques such as block printing, stencilling and spraying fabrics, dyeing and fabric manipulation. Her stor... read more

Susan Holmes: Fabric Artist
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Awards:Illustrated Non-Fiction Finalist - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017.

Ann Shelton: Dark Matter traces the 20-year career of a leading New Zealand photographer. Ann Shelton's evolution as a camera artist with a unique, penetrating vision into the culture and history of New Zealand is beautifully illustrated in this book, which includes multiple exampl... read more

Ann Shelton: Dark Matter
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 Roy Miller was New Zealand's foremost stained glass artist for 30 years, from the 1950s and hundreds of his windows are on display in churches across the country. A background of stained glass history and a description of how the windows are created, helps the reader appreciate t... read more

Capturing the Light
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This authoritative and generously illustrated book highlights Gustav Klimt s portrayals of women in his work. Klimt was a central figure in Vienna at the turn of the twentieth century, and a crucial link between nineteenth-century Symbolism and Moder... read more

Klimt and the Women of Vienna's Golden Age, 1900 1918
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"The most revolutionary discovery in the entire history of Van Gogh's oeuvre. Not one drawing; not ten, not fifty, but sixty-five drawings." Ronald Pickvance, from the ForewordLate in life, during his time living in Provence, Vincent van Gogh kept a sketchboo... read more

Vincent Van Gogh: The Lost Arles Sketchbook
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Groundbreaking in both its content and its presentation, Art Since 1900 has been hailed as a landmark study in the history of art. Conceived by some of the most influential art historians of our time, this extraordinary book has now been revised, expanded and brought right ... read more

Art Since 1900 Third Edition
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From the 1870s to the early twentieth century, the Bohemian immigrant artist Gottfried Lindauer travelled to marae and rural towns around New Zealand and - commissioned by Maori and Pakeha - captured in paint the images of key Maori figures. For Maori then and now, the fac... read more

Gottfried Lindauer's New Zealand
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