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Billy Apple (born Barrie Bates in Auckland, 1935) is New Zealand's most internationally significant living artist and a pioneer of pop and conceptual art. At the Royal College of Art in London from 195962, Apple studied with key contemporaries notably David Hockney and s... read more

Billy Apple : Life/work

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A FAST-PACED ROMP THROUGH THE HISTORY OF WESTERN PAINTING WITH ONE OF NEW ZEALAND'S BEST-KNOWN PAINTERS. Throughout his long career, New Zealand painter Dick Frizzell has often goneway out on a limb to see where it would take him. From hi... read more

Me, According to the History of Art

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An in-depth look at the influence of the Grateful Dead and hippie culture on contemporary fashion and street style by GQ's style-in-the-wild correspondent and fashion expert Since the formation of Dead & Company, a new breed of Deadhead h... read more

Dead Style - A Long Strange Trip into the Magical World of Tie-Dye

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The 'Thank You Andy Warhol' project began one morning in January, 2011, when author Catherine Johnson realised she was in the middle of the economic depression that was crippling her creative community and felt herself 'frozen.' She wondered, 'What would Andy do?' and realise... read more

Thank You Andy Warhol
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In his New York Times bestseller Steal Like an Artist, Austin Kleon showed readers how to unlock their creativity by "stealing" from the community of other movers and shakers. Now, in an even more forward-thinking and necessary book... read more

Show Your Work! 10 Things Nobody Told You About Getting Discovered

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There were many Melvin Days, but the term Artist encompasses all of them. During a career spanning seven decades, he produced some of the most intellectually astute, yet often visceral, paintings in New Zealand art history. Born in Hamilton in 1923, Day was a radical but also a g... read more

Melvin Day Artist

You don't need to be a genius, you just need to be yourself. That's the message from Austin Kleon, a young writer and artist who knows that creativity is everywhere, creativity is for everyone. A manifesto for the digital age, ... read more

Steal Like an Artist 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative
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Designed for beginner watercolor painters, Watercolour lays the groundwork for mastering the craft, with a complete guide to the necessary tools and materials, an introduction to the basic techniques, and 10 step-by-step paintings. I... read more

WatercolourTechniques and Tutorials for the Complete Beginner
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The Home of the Surrealists gives a brilliant insight into life at Farleys House, the famous Sussex home of photographer Lee Miller and Surrealist artist Roland Penrose. Written by the couple's son, Antony ... read more

The Home of the Surrealists - Lee Miller, Roland Penrose and Their Circle at Farley Farm House

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Austin Cooper was by chance of birth a Canadian but built his career as a commercial artist in London. Art-educated in Wales and Scotland, he became, in the inter-war years, one of the most highly-respected poster artist in the United Kingdom - one of L.N.E.R'... read more

Austin Cooper, Master of the Poster

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A fresh look at this giant of 1960s Pop Art--featuring his billboard-sized images of commercial subjects and combining his eye of an advertising man and the heart of a Pop artist. Lipsticks, automobiles, dishwashers, men in business suits, spaghetti, rockets, ai... read more

James Rosenquist - This American Life

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-Inspired by Instagram, the most popular social media site of the moment, with over 80 million new photos posted daily -The photos are accompanied by inspirational quotes -This is the perfect gift book, beautifully designed and part of a well received series -A ha... read more

Insta Grammar: Unicorns