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Surrealism did not begin as an art movement but as a philosophical strategy, a way of life, and a rebellion against the establishment that gave rise to the First World War. In Lives of the Surrealists, Desmond Morris concentrates on the artists as people--as remarkable individu... read more

Lives of the Surrealists
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Gustav Klimt at Home explores the influences of Vienna and other places Klimt travelled to and called home on his life and work. Klimt was one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession movement. He was both influenced by and shaped the city of Vienna at the turn of th... read more

Gustav Klimt at Home
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Ferdinand Bauer is seen by many as the greatest natural history painter of all time. Hand-picked by Joseph Banks, in 1801-1805 Bauer accompanied Matthew Flinders during his circumnavigation of Australia, and lived in New South Wales and Norfolk Is... read more

Painting by Numbers: The life and art of Ferdinand Bauer
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In the 18th and 19th centuries, the European world learned of amazing varieties of nature existing in Australasia; an apparent, infinite array of plants, birds, reptiles, mammals and insects. Scientific clubs and organisations grew, each publishing fulsome records, but... read more

John Gould: An Australian Perspective
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This book brings together the talents of two of the state's most distinguished artists. Charlotte Balfour's brush and Colin Thiele's pen combine to portray the unique beauty of this, a state of contrast and diversity. South Australia revisited is a personal tribute, in paintings ... read more

South Australia Revisited
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An indispensable survey of the most dynamic contemporary drawing, chosen by leading art world professionals - now in paperback More than 250,000 copies of books in the acclaimed 'Vitamin' series have been bought by art lovers across the world. In 2005, Vitamin D ... read more

Vitamin D2: New Perspectives in Drawing
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"My Monster Bubblewriter Book" is an activity book to inspire and encourage creativity with both words and drawing. It teaches children how to create cool hand lettering, using their imaginations to create crazy alphabets from monster inspired scripts to patchwork letters. There are loads of fun thing... read more

My Monster Bubblewriter Book
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In this new, ground-breaking work, "Woven Masterpieces of Sikh Heritage", Frank Ames' unique passion for the subject reveals the events and ideas that transpired within this Khalsa (Sikh Brotherhood) movement, transforming the Kashmir shawl to one of powerful ethnic proportions. During this era of Pun... read more

Woven Masterpieces of Sikh Heritage: The Stylistic Development of the Kashmir Shawl 1780-1839
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This practical introduction to botanical illustration is formed of ten graded lessons, where each teaches you new skills to build upon the last. From mushrooms to orchids to hawthorn berries and leaves; once you've completed these lessons in drawing and pain... read more

Botanical Illustration: The first ten lessons
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Like so many Australian women artists of her era, Hilda Rix Nicholas (1884-1961) has been rediscovered by contemporary art historians. For the first time, In Search of Beauty showcases her two sketchbooks held by the National Library of Australia. The child of a creative Melbourne household, Hilda was... read more

In Search of Beauty: Hilda Rix Nicholas's Sketchbook Art
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Jonathan Elphick tells the remarkable story of the development of bird art through the centuries. The book features early, skilfully executed but often fanciful images of birds, scientific illustrations produced during the ages of exploration, and modern approaches capturing t... read more

Birds: The Art of Ornithology
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"The purpose of drawing is to make freshness permanent. Out of billions of seconds of futility, occasionally, sparks of the life force are immutably held forever." Brett Whiteley wrote these lines in his 1985 notebook about the activity at the very heart of his life as an artist, d... read more

Brett Whiteley: Drawings
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