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A stunning exploration of over 80 famous artists and their fascinating lives, from Giotto to the present day. Artists: Their Lives and Works tells the inspiring stories behind the world's most famous masterpieces and their creators, including their influences, developmen... read more

Artists: Their Lives and Works

The Louvre Art Deck includes 150 5" x 5" cards highlighting the most iconic and significant paintings in the Louvre. The front side of each card shows a full-size photograph of the painting while the back side gives 300-word discussions by a... read more

The Louvre Art Deck: 150 Paintings from the World-renowned Museum

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Conder, Streeton and Roberts were leaders of the Heidelberg School of painters, which hit its stride in the late 1880s - a time of a growing national self-consciousness. With a heightened sense of what it meant to be 'Australian' came a desire to capture the Australian landsc... read more

Australia's Impressionists

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John Berger, one of the world's most celebrated storytellers and writers on art, takes us through centuries of drawing and painting, revealing his lifelong fascination with a diverse cast of artists. In penetrating and singular prose, Berger presents entirely new ways ... read more

Portraits: John Berger on Artists

Hone your drawing skills and you eye for design by learning to draw in black and white. Working with only positive and negative lines and shapes keeps the focus on the basics: composition, balance,... read more

Drawing in Black & White: Creative Exercises, Art Techniques, and Explorations in Positive and Negative Design

Praised by Albrecht Dürer as being “the best in painting,” Giovanni Bellini (ca. 1430– 1516) is unquestionably the supreme Venetian painter of the quattrocento and one of the greatest Italian artists of all time. His landscapes assume a promine... read more

Nophoto

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The National Gallery of Australia is one of a few select galleries around the world fortunate to own a complete set of 100 etchings, engravings, and aquatints known as the Vollard Suite, made by one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century, Pablo Picasso. The Vollard Suit... read more

Nophoto

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Reading Level:General Adult

Two authorities on popular culture reveal the ways in which art can enhance mood and enrich lives - now available in paperback This passionate, thought-provoking, often funny, and always-accessible book proposes a new way of looking at art, suggesting that it can be useful, relevant, an... read more

Art as Therapy

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After two years travelling the length and breadth of the country, visiting schools, libraries and festivals, and meeting thousands of children, Travels with My Sketchbook provides a glimpse of the incredible journey Chris has been on during his time as Children's Laureate. Fu... read more

Travels with My Sketchbook

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RODIN AND EROS

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Series:How to Draw

A fantastic compilation of Susie Hodge's popular `How to Draw' titles, instructing the reader on how to draw all aspects and variations of the human form. From features like hands and faces, through to different ages and people on the go, this invaluable guide breaks ... read more

How to Draw: People: In Simple Steps