Art

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

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 Zeala... 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

Throughout the twentieth century, ceramics was broadly divided into two sectors. Studio pottery, which was a reaction against the mass-made wares of the industrial revolution, and fine art by contemporary artists, who just happened to use clay i... read more

New Wave Clay : Ceramic Design, Art and Architecture

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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Acclaimed designers Sagmeister and Walsh explore the essence of beauty and the transformative power of beautiful design
In this groundbreaking highly visual book, world-renowned designers Stefan Sagmeister and Jessica Walsh set out on a mission: to find out what beaut... read more

Sagmeister & Walsh - Beauty

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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 and Mitchell - A Father and Son Arts Legacy

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 Art Techniques

Knitting and crochet have long been considered forms of folk art, but in the 21st century, these time-honoured crafts are breaking away from the outdated stereotype of cosy domesticity. Whether miniature or oversized, multi-coloured or monochrome, abstract or na... read more

Unravelled - Contemporary Knit Art

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My Modern Art Book

"This beautiful and practical art book shows how making art can improve creativity and increase relaxation. Through a series of guided step-by-step projects, readers are shown how to create calming and expressive images. A full range of materials and techniques are used in a book that is both inspirational and therapeutic."--Amazon.com.

Art Therapy: Inspirational & Practical Ways to De-Stress & Realise Your Creative Potential

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When Pop Art burst on the art scene in the 1950s as a reaction against abstract expressionism, it found instant favor with its colorful use of images from advertising, signs, soup cans, Coke bottles, and even comic strips. This playfulness is front and center in Draw Like an Ar... read more

Draw Like an Artist: Pop Art

All Too Human celebrates the painters in Britain who strove to represent human figures, their relationships, and their surroundings in the most intimate of ways--and features breathtaking works by Lucian Freud and Francis Bacon alongside rar... read more

All Too Human: Bacon, Freud and a Century of Painting Life