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Collections, Catalogues, & Exhibitions

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  • The Museum of Innocence

    by Orhan Pamuk and 1 more

    The Museum of Innocence - set in Istanbul between 1975 and today - tells the story of Kemal, the son of one of Istanbul's richest families, and of his obsessive love for a poor and distant relation, the beautiful Fusun, who is a shop-girl in a small boutique. In his romantic pursuit of Füsun over the next eight years, Kemal compulsively amasses a collection of objects that chronicles his lovelorn ... Read more

    $12.75 AUD

  • Harry Potter - A Journey Through A History of Magic

    by British British Library

    An irresistible romp through the history of magic, from alchemy to unicorns, ancient witchcraft to Harry's Hogwarts - packed with unseen sketches and manuscript pages from J.K. Rowling, magical illustrations from Jim Kay and weird, wonderful and inspiring artefacts that have been magically released from the archives at the British Library.This spellbinding eBook takes readers on a journey through ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Book Smugglers of Timbuktu: The Quest for this Storied City and the Race to Save Its Treasures

    by Charlie English

    ‘An exemplary work of investigative journalism that is also a wonderfully colourful book of history and travel’ Observer, Books of the Year‘A piece of postmodern historiography of quite extraordinary sophistication and ingenuity… [written with] exceptional delicacy and restraint’ TLSTo Westerners, the name ‘Timbuktu’ long conjured a tantalising paradise, an African El Dorado where even the slaves ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Harry Potter - A History of Magic

    The eBook of the Exhibition

    by British British Library

    Harry Potter: A History of Magic is the official eBook of the once-in-a-lifetime exhibition from the brilliant curators of the British Library. It promises to take readers on a fascinating journey through the subjects studied at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry - from Alchemy and Potions classes, right through to Herbology and Care of Magical Creatures.Each chapter showcases a treasure ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Renoir’s Nudes

    43 Paintings

    by Daniel Coenn

    As celebrator of feminine sensuality and beauty, Renoir is final representative of tradition which runs directly from Rubens to Watteau. The female nude was one of his primary subjects. In characteristic Impressionist style, Renoir suggested the details of a scene though freely brushed touches of color, so that his figures softly fuse with one another and their surroundings. The women he painted, ... Read more

    $3.26 AUD

  • How to Write About Contemporary Art

    by Gilda Williams

    This is the definitive guide to writing engagingly about the art of our time. Invaluable for students, arts professionals and other writers, it brims with practical tips that range across the full spectrum of art-writing including academic essays; press releases and news articles; texts for auction and exhibition catalogues, gallery guides and wall labels; op-ed journalism and exhibition reviews ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • Hermitage Amsterdam - Highlights from the Hermitage Museum St Petersburg

    Amsterdam Museum eBooks, #4

    by Marko Kassenaar

    series Amsterdam Museum eBooks #4
    The Hermitage Amsterdam is the only European satellite of the famous Hermitage in St Petersburg in Russia, and a must see when you visit Amsterdam (The Netherlands). The museum is housed in a fascinating old building, Amstelhof, and stages excellent exhibitions. This guide offers you all the information you need to know before visiting Amsterdam.Until the end of 2016 you will be able to enjoy a ... Read more

    Free

  • The Curator's Handbook

    Museums, Commercial Galleries, Independent Spaces

    by Adrian George

    The essential practical handbook for curators and curatorial students, mapping out every stage of the exhibition-making process from initial idea to final installation. The author traces the history of curating back to its origins in the 17th century and outlines the roles of the curator today as custodian, interpreter, educator, facilitator and organizer - from concept to contracts and loan ... Read more

    $31.78 AUD

  • Painting Collection

    by Sunny Jetsun

    Sunny’s technique is that there is no technique, only creativity, free flowing, consciousness streams,as a child, with no one dictating, influencing the behaviour of what to do or not do, right or wrong.Historically Art has advanced in this direction, from the Renaissance, Realism to impressionism,surrealism, abstract expressionism, where art dances with the dynamics of its culture and market.Why ... Read more

    Free

  • The $12 Million Stuffed Shark

    The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art

    by Don Thompson

    Why would a smart New York investment banker pay twelve million dollars for the decaying, stuffed carcass of a shark? By what alchemy does Jackson Pollock’s drip painting No.5 1948 sell for $140 million?'The $12 Million Dollar Stuffed Shar'k is the first book to look at the economics of the modern art world, and the marketing strategies that power the market to produce such astronomical prices. ... Read more

    $24.41 AUD

  • Best of Activism in Art: I

    by Sarah S. Vati

    Activism in Art is a group on the website for art collectors and artists fineartamerica.com, and also a rather fertile topic, especially now that the economic crisis leads artists (and people in general) to review their beliefs, their principles, their role in society, and, in brief, what really matters in life.This book is part of a special issue featuring art and photographs by the members of ... Read more

    Free

  • Ravilious & Co

    The Pattern of Friendship

    by Andy Friend and 1 more

    In recent years Eric Ravilious has become recognized as one of the most important British artists of the 20th century, whose watercolours and wood engravings capture an essential sense of place and the spirit of mid-century England. What is less appreciated is that he did not work in isolation, but within a much wider network of artists, friends and lovers influenced by Paul Nashs teaching at the ... Read more

    $39.70 AUD

  • Renoir

    Annotated Paintings

    by Daniel Coenn

    series My Pocket Gallery
    Pierre-Auguste Renoir is French painter who was a important figure in the development of the Impressionist movement. As a celebrator of feminine beauty "Renoir is the last representative of a tradition which runs in a straight line from Rubens to Watteau." Renoir's artworks are famous for their vivacious light and saturated color, most frequently focusing on people in friendly and intimate ... Read more

    $3.26 AUD

  • Art Held Hostage: The Battle over the Barnes Collection

    by John Anderson and 1 more

    “Money, pretension, horrid behavior by cultured people” (New York) —John Anderson’s tale delivers it all in fabulously juicy detail.This is the story of how a fabled art foundation—the greatest collection of impressionist and postimpressionist art in America, including 69 Cézannes, 60 Matisses, and 44 Picassos, among many priceless others—came to be, and how more than a decade of legal squabbling ... Read more

    $17.59 AUD

  • Pintura

    by Oscar Gutman

    Catálogo de obra de Oscar Gutman, pintor que toma como punto de partida la relación entre abstracción y colores. ... Read more

    Free

  • Pedro Cervantes

    by Aldama Fine Art

    Catálogo de obra del escultor Pedro Cervantes, quien toma el arte ecuestre como motivo para sus creaciones con metal. ... Read more

    Free

  • Museum Gallery Interpretation and Material Culture

    by Juliette Fritsch

    series Routledge Research in Museum Studies
    Museum Gallery Interpretation and Material Culture publishes the proceedings of the first annual Sackler Centre for Arts Education conference at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London. The conference launched the annual series by addressing the question of how gallery interpretation design and management can help museum visitors learn about art and material culture. The book features a ... Read more

    $83.92 AUD

  • Juan Carlos del Valle, Pintura y dibujo

    by Aldama Fine Art

    Catálogo de obra del joven y talentoso pintor mexicano Juan Carlos del Valle. Los temas que aborda son las naturalezas muertas y los retratos. ... Read more

    Free

  • Monet

    by Forty and 1 more

    Monets gift was to show the world a different way of seeing and interpreting everything around us. He brought his canvases to life with dabs and swoops of color put together to give an impression of the scene. He is the ultimate Impressionist: not only did one of his paintings inspire the label “Impressionist” and so name one of the greatest art movements of all time, but he was its leader, whose ... Read more

    $5.60 AUD

  • Óleos

    by José Antonio Farrera

    Catálogo de obra que recoge retratos íntimos de mujeres vistas a través de los ojos de Farrera y representadas con su particular estilo. ... Read more

    Free

  • Framing Art On A Budget

    The Modern Artist's Handbook, #4

    by Gail Daley

    series The Modern Artist's Handbook #4
    Have you just come back from taking your art to a professional framer? Suffering from sticker shock?Yep, a good frame costs money. Sometimes a good frame will cost you more than your asking price for your work! Want to avoid fracturing your budget and still have great looking frames? You aren't alone. Read aboutframing in general and the difference between framing for the home décor market and art ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Fractal

    by Jorge González Velázquez

    Catálogo de obra escultórica y pictórica de González Velázquez, artista plástico que echa mano del metal y de las figuras geométricas para sus creaciones. ... Read more

    Free

  • Modern Quilts

    Designs of the New Century

    by Modern Quilt Guild

    Admire large, color photographs of the best modern quilting has to offer—more than 200 quilts curated by the Modern Quilt Guild. From the Amish and Gee’s Bend to the first use of the word "modern” in quilting, trace the history of modern quilts and learn about hallmarks of the genre in a concise retrospective. This beautiful hardcover book celebrates the genre, honoring its past, present, and ... Read more

    $31.67 AUD