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"Art is the flower, life is the green leaf"--Charles Rennie Mackintosh
 
Haphazard bunches, formal bouquets, chance arrangements, quiet and thoughtful rural encounters--The Book of the Flower is a sylvan collection of beautiful depictions o... read more

The Book of the Flower - Flowers in Art

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Escher X nendo | Between Two Worlds is the first publication to feature the extraordinary work of Dutch artist M. C. Escher in dialogue with the work of acclaimed Japanese design studio nendo. Featuring works from the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague, which hold... read more

Escher X Nendo - Between Two Worlds

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Series:Art Essentials Ser.

Surrealism was launched as a literary and artistic movement by French poet Andre Breton in 1924, and by the time of his death in 1966 it had become one of the most popular and recognizable art movements of the twentieth century.Contrary to common belief, surrealism was created in con... read more

Surrealism
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Series:The\Future of the Past Ser.

The first book to examine the legendary independent bookstore Better Books, a hot spot of London_s 1960s counter-culture scene The legendary independent London bookstore Better Books on the Charing Cross Road wa... read more

Better Books / Better Bookz - Art, Anarchy, Apostasy, Counter-Culture and the New Avant-garde

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Inspired by modern masters, Use This if You Want to Be Great at Drawing is a playful introduction to contemporary drawing styles, techniques, and ideas. This sketchbook features thought-provoking prompts and eye-popping illustrations to sharpen you... read more

Use This if You Want to Be Great at Drawing
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From the astounding to the downright unbelievable, this little volume of mind-blowingly tiny artworks showcases the talents of 24 artists from around the globe. Makers, crafters, art enthusiasts, and fans of tiny works will delight in this homage to all thi... read more

Think Small : The Tiniest Art in the World

From a carved mammoth tusk (ca. 40,000 BCE) to Bosch's Garden of Earthly Delights (1505-1510) to Duchamp's Fountain (1917), a remarkable lexicon of astonishing imagery has imprinted itself onto the cultural consciousness of the past 40,000 years.A... read more

A New Way of Seeing - The History of Art in 57 Works

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Awards:Shortlisted for the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - Illustrated Non-Fiction 2019   

Mervyn Taylor - wood engraver, painter, illustrator, sculptor and designer - was one of the most celebrated New Zealand artists of the 1930s to 1960s.
He was highly connected to modernism and nationalism as it was expressed in New... read more

Wanted: The Search for the Modernist Murals of E. Mervyn Taylor

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"Kusama's vitality is infectious." -Roberta Smith
In a unique style that is both sensory and utopian, Yayoi Kusama's work--which spans paintings, performances, room-size presentations, sculptural installations, literary works, films, fashion, design and interven... read more

Yayoi Kusama: Festival of Life

Uncovered is an oral history of the stories behind the most ground-breaking and controversial magazine covers ever published, as told by the people who created them.
Compiled by industry veteran Ian Birch, Uncovered gathe... read more

Uncovered - Revolutionary Magazine Covers by the Mavericks Who Made Them

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Reading Level:near fine

Leonard C. Mitchell and Leonard V. Mitchell ¿ father and son ¿ are two forgotten artistic heroes. Now, critically studied for the first time, their highlight reel runs long. No other family can likely claim such a diverse contributio... read more

Mitchell & Mitchell: A Father & Son Arts Legacy

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