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During the past 20 years, over 20,000 artists have entered the prize, which has attracted over 3 million visitors. This new book brings together some of these portraits in a celebration of our enduring fascination with different human faces. This beautiful... read more

500 Portraits: BP Portrait Award
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 Practical & Art History

Series:Art & Ideas S.

Covering the entire 20th century, this text traces the roots of conceptual art to movements such as Dada, explaining its importance in the 1960s and 1970s and showing that it is still alive today. In 1917 Marcel Duchamp signed the name R. Mutt on a urinal and placed it in ... read more

Conceptual Art
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American artist Elizabeth Peyton has been credited with infusing the ancient art of portraiture with a new life. This title is published in conjunction with the artist's major solo exhibition at the New Museum in New York, which will travel to the Whitechape... read more

Elizabeth Peyton: Live Forever
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The definitive monograph of Annette Messagers multifaceted oeuvre from immersive installations to intricate taxidermy, now updated in collaboration with the artist. Annette Messagers original use of form and the poetic power of communication place her among Europes leadi... read more

Annette Messager
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American artist Elizabeth Peyton has been credited with infusing the ancient art of portraiture with a new life. Her idealized, highly stylized oil paintings, drawings and watercolours are driven by the emotional, adoring eye of an unrequited lover. Willowy,... read more

Live Forever: Elizabeth Peyton
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Series:Contemporary Artists

Examining the black and white animated films of William Kentridge, this volume discusses the political and philosophical dimensions of drawing, a term the artist applies equally to his works on paper, film and theatre productions. It surveys Kentridge's work within a br... read more

William Kentridge
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Angus Fairhurst (1966-2008) was an artist whose wit, passion and integrity led him to become a key player in the contemporary British art scene of the last three decades. Fairhurst was an organizer and participant in the seminal exhibition Freeze in 1989, while his provoc... read more

Angus Fairhurst
$73.00(NZD) inc GST

This is an easy to use guide to a wide range of art 'isms'. From the isms of the Renaissance to the isms of now, it gives a practical introduction to all the significant isms that have shaped art history. For each ism, there is a definition, an introduction to the ... read more

...isms : Understanding Art
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This is an easy to use guide to a wide range of architectural styles, from classical times up through the post-modern era. For each style there is a definition, an introduction to the topic, lists of key architects, key words, and key works as well as sugg... read more

...isms: Understanding Architecture
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Contemporary New Zealand Art 4 is the final book in a series that offers readers a comprehensive view of New Zealand artists working at the end of the 20th and the beginning of the 21st centuries. This volume features over 100 artworks reproduced in full co... read more

Contemporary New Zealand Art 3
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Series:You Should Know

No artistic education is complete without a healthy dose of the Impressionists. Here, fifty of the most important works from the early nineteenth to the turn of twentieth centuries are reproduced in gorgeous colour, including the best of Monet, ... read more

Impressionism: 50 Paintings You Should Know
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Published with the Mahara Gallery, Kapiti Coast, this book is designed to accompany an exhibition of the drawings of Joanna Paul that will tour throughout the country. It introduces a remarkable artist whose work at her death in 2003 was not widely known but... read more

Joanna Margaret Paul : Drawings
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