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Art History Audiobooks

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    Still Life: The instant Sunday Times bestseller and BBC Between the Covers Book Club pick

    by Sarah Winman ...
    Narrated by Sarah Winnman ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 55 min

    THE INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWINNER OF DYMOCKS BOOK OF THE YEARA GUARDIAN BEST BOOK OF 2021A BBC BETWEEN THE COVERS BOOK CLUB PICKWINNER OF THE INWORDS LITERARY AWARD‘Sheer joy' Graham Norton‘Utterly beautiful … filled with hope’ Joanna Cannon, author of Three Things About Elsie’A gorgeous, generous... ... Read more

    $49.99 AUD

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    The Marriage Portrait

    the Instant Sunday Times Bestseller, Shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2023

    Narrated by Genevieve Gaunt ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 28 min

    'Someone swore that, as a little girl, he once saw you touch a tiger. And that the tiger didn't harm you, it let you stroke it. It was always said that you had charmed the beast.'The breathtaking new novel from the author of Hamnet, the Sunday Times No.1 bestseller (2021) and winner of the Women's Prize for Fiction 2020, The Marriage Portrait is a dazzling evocation of the Italian Renaissance in ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

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    Wabi Sabi

    Japanese Wisdom for a Perfectly Imperfect Life

    by Beth Kempton ...
    Narrated by Beth Kempton ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 17 min

    **Order Beth Kempton's new book KOKORO: Japanese Wisdom for a Life Well Lived**'A truly transformative read' Sunday Times STYLE'More than ever, we need books like this' Jessica Seaton, Co-Founder of Toast and author of Gather, Cook, FeastA whole new way of looking at the world - and your life - inspired by centuries-old Japanese wisdom.Wabi sabi ("wah-bi sah-bi... ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    The Golden Thread

    How Fabric Changed History

    Narrated by Helen Johns ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 27 min

    As heard on BBC Radio 4's Book of the WeekA new history of ingenuity from the author of The Secret Lives of Colour.From the mummies of Ancient Egypt; via the silken dragon robes of Imperial China and the woollen sails of Viking longboats to the Indian calicoes and chintzes that powered the Industrial Revolution (and sparked more than one war); arriving finally at the lab-blended fibres that have ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

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    Femina

    The instant Sunday Times bestseller – A New History of the Middle Ages, Through the Women Written Out of It

    Narrated by Janina Ramirez ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 55 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Extraordinary women have held positions of power throughout history. But, aside from the select few, why do we not hear about them?The middle ages are seen as a bloodthirsty time of Vikings, Saints and Kings: a patriarchal society that oppressed and excluded women. But by digging a little deeper into the truth, drawing on evidence from all disciplines, we can see that the ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    From the Ashes

    My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way

    by Jesse Thistle ...
    Narrated by Jesse Thistle ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 55 min

    *Winner, Kobo Emerging Writer Prize Nonfiction*Winner, Indigenous Voices Awards*Winner, High Plains Book Awards*Finalist, CBC Canada Reads*A Globe and Mail Book of the Year*An Indigo Book of the Year*A CBC Best Canadian Nonfiction Book of the YearIn this extraordinary and inspiring debut memoir, Jesse Thistle, once a high school dropout and now a rising Ind... ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    The Happiest Little Town

    Narrated by Alison McGirr ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 2 min

    Happiness has a way of catching up with you, even when you've given up trying to find it.Tilly doesn't believe she can ever be happy againThirteen-year-old Tilly's world is torn apart when her single mother dies suddenly and she is sent a million miles from everything she has ever known to a small country town and a guardian who's a total stranger.Kate is sure she will be happy just as soon as she ... Read more

    $34.99 AUD

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    Ninth Street Women

    Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, and Helen Frankenthaler: Five Painters and the Movement That Changed Modern Art

    by Mary Gabriel ...
    Narrated by Lisa Stathoplos ...

    Unabridged

    40 hours 12 min

    Five women revolutionize the modern art world in postwar America in this "gratifying, generous, and lush" true story from a National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize finalist (Jennifer Szalai, New York Times).Set amid the most turbulent social and political period of modern times, Ninth Street Women is the impassioned, wild, sometimes tragic, always exhilarating chronicle of five women who dared to ... Read more

    $74.99 AUD

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    John Berger's Ways of Seeing

    Unabridged

    1 hour 49 min

    Ways of Seeing is a key art-historical work that continues to provoke widespread debate. It is comprised of seven different essays, three of which are pictorial and the other containing texts and images. Berger first examines the relationship between seeing and knowing, discussing how our assumptions affect how we see a painting. He moves on to consider the role of women in artwork, particularly ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

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    The Discovery of India

    Narrated by Darrpan Mehta ...

    Unabridged

    33 hours 26 min

    "Whatever gods there be, there is something godlike in man, as there is also something of the devil in him." - Jawaharlal Nehru, The Discovery of India. The Discovery of India was written by India's first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru during his imprisonment in 1942–1946 at Ahmednagar fort in Maharashtra by the British before the independence of India. This book is widely regarded as a ... Read more

    $41.99 AUD

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    The Judgment of Paris

    The Revolutionary Decade That Gave the World Impressionism

    by Ross King ...
    Narrated by Tristan Layton ...

    Abridged

    14 hours 35 min

    While the Civil War raged in America, another very different revolution was beginning to take shape across the Atlantic, in the studios of Paris: The artists who would make Impressionism the most popular art form in history were showing their first paintings amidst scorn and derision from the French artistic establishment. Indeed, no artistic movement has ever been, at its inception, quite so ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

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    The Story of Art without Men

    The instant Sunday Times bestseller

    by Katy Hessel ...
    Narrated by Katy Hessel ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 44 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.How many women artists do you know? Who makes art history? Did women even work as artists before the twentieth century? And what is the Baroque anyway?Discover the glittering Sofonisba Anguissola of the Renaissance, the radical work of Harriet Powers in the nineteenth-century USA and the artist who really invented the Readymade. Explore the Dutch Golden Age, the ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Weight Loss: Get the life you want through meditation

    Narrated by Virginia Harton ...

    Unabridged

    23 min

    Improve your life and health: This audio recording is designed to teach you how to get the life you want through meditation: Specifically how to lose weight, eat mindfully, and develop inner confidence.Deciding to take action to lose weight is a personal choice and is very much dictated by individual circumstances and feelings: However, Doctors agree that if you're overweight or obese, losing ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Art History

    A Very Short Introduction, 2nd edition

    by Dana Arnold ...
    Narrated by Suzie Althens ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 13 min

    Art history encompasses the study of the history and development of painting, sculpture, and the other visual arts. In this Very Short Introduction, Dana Arnold presents an introduction to the issues, debates, and artifacts that make up art history. Beginning with a consideration of what art history is, she explains what makes the subject distinctive from other fields of study, and also explores ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

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    Thunderclap

    A memoir of art and life & sudden death

    by Laura Cumming ...
    Narrated by Laura Cumming ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 39 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.'We see with everything that we are'On the morning of 12 October 1654, in the Dutch city of Delft, a sudden explosion was followed by a thunderclap that could be heard more than seventy miles away. Carel Fabritius - now known across the world for his exquisite painting, The Goldfinch - had been at work in his studio. He, along with many others, would not survive the day ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Self-Made

    Creating Our Identities from Da Vinci to the Kardashians

    Narrated by Patricia Santomasso ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 48 min

    An exceptional history of ideas and a contemporary critique on the story of self-making: from the Renaissance to the present dayToday's defining celebrities have crafted public personae that walk the tightrope between authenticity and artificiality. Ordinary people now follow suit: lovingly tending our 'personal brands' for economic gain and self-expression alike.Instagram culture is part of a ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

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    The Whole Picture

    The colonial story of the art in our museums & why we need to talk about it

    by Alice Procter ...
    Narrated by Alice Procter ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 34 min

    Should museums be made to give back their marbles? Is it even possible to 'decolonize' our galleries? Must Rhodes fall?How to deal with the colonial history of art in museums and monuments in the public realm is a thorny issue that we are only just beginning to address. Alice Procter, creator of the Uncomfortable Art Tours, provides a guide for deconstructing everything you thought you knew about ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

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    Stepping-Stones

    A Journey through the Ice Age Caves of the Dordogne

    Narrated by Anne Flosnik ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 5 min

    The cave art of France's Dordogne region is world-famous for the mythology and beauty of its remarkable drawings and paintings. These ancient images of lively bison, horses, and mammoths, as well as symbols of all kinds, are fascinating touchstones in the development of human culture, demonstrating how far humankind has come and reminding us of the ties that bind us across the ages. Over more than ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Chloé

    by Katrina Kell ...
    Narrated by Kit Griffiths ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 37 min

    Taking the reader from Victoria's wild shipwreck coast to the artists' studios of revolutionary Paris and the bloody battlefields of Flanders, this sweeping novel reimagines the volatile history of the beautiful and enigmatic young woman immortalised in one of Australia's most iconic paintings. Created in Paris in 1875, Chloé, Jules Lefebvre's depiction of a naked water nymph, was brought to ... Read more

    $64.99 AUD

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    On Chapel Sands

    My mother and other missing persons

    by Laura Cumming ...
    Narrated by Laura Cumming ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 41 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.**BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK**'A modern masterpiece' GuardianUncovering the mystery of her mother’s disappearance as a child: Laura Cumming, prize-winning author and art critic, takes a closer look at her family story.In the autumn of 1929, a small child was kidnapped from a Lincolnshire beach. Five agonising days went by before she was found in a nearby ... ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Colour

    Travels Through the Paintbox

    Narrated by Victoria Finlay ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 2 min

    'A rare and wonderful book... I could not be more enthusiastic.' Simon Winchester'A treasure trove of human history and obsession...the breadth of research and insight is dazzling.' Glasgow Herald'A highly companionable guide, adventurous and romantic' Independent on SundayOn a journey that takes her from Afghanistan, to the Australian outback, to ancient caves in China, and the saffron har... ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

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    Ancient & Prehistoric Civilizations

    Narrated by Martin K. Ettington ...
    Series Audiobook 2 - The Ancient Prehistory Series

    Unabridged

    3 hours 39 min

    There are many civilizations which existed in pre-history and most of them are now lost to our knowledge and ken. Many of them were lost when the Oceans rose during the melting from the last Ice Age. Some were just buried and have recently come to lightIn this book we examine many of these lesser known civilizations and cities and look at some incredible extensions of how far back in history ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    The Grandeur That Was Rome

    Roman Art and Archaeology

    Narrated by Jennifer Tobin ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 16 min

    Common perceptions of Ancient Rome are plentiful, whether they take the form of crazy emperors hosting lavish feasts, scenes of chariot races and gladiatorial combat, or processions of conquering armies. But that is only half the story. In this enlightening lecture series, Professor Jennifer Tobin presents a sweeping portrait of Rome, including the lofty developments of senatorial government, ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    The Devil in the Gallery

    How Scandal, Shock, and Rivalry Shaped the Art World

    by Noah Charney ...
    Narrated by Julian Elfer ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 11 min

    Scandal, shock, and rivalry all have negative connotations, don't they? They can be catastrophic to businesses and individual careers. A whiff of scandal can turn a politician into a smoking ruin. But these potentially disastrous "negatives" can and have spurred the world of fine art to new heights. A look at the history of art tells us that rivalries have, in fact, not only benefited the course ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD