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Did you know that the Egyptians created the first synthetic color and used it to create the famous blue crown of Queen Nefertiti? Or that the noblest purple comes from a predatory sea snail? In the Roman Empire, hundreds of thousands of snails had to be sacrifi... read more

Chromatopia: An Illustrated History of Colour
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A collection of essential quotations and other writings from artist and icon Jean-Michel Basquiat One of the most important artists of the late twentieth century, Jean-Michel Basquiat explored the interplay of words and images throughout his career as a celebrated painter with an instantl... read more

Basquiat-Isms
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As Professor Sasha Grishin writes: 'The artist, the print and the matrix sounds more like a title for a Peter Greenaway film than a title for an essay on the art of Bruno Leti'. In printmaking, the artform - along with painting, photography and the making of artists' books - that has occupied Bruno... read more

Matrix
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This authoritative visual guide to the artistic materials and painting techniques of J. M. W. Turner brings to life the skills of one of the world's greatest artists. Details of his watercolours and oil paintings, usually only available to small numbers of museum professionals, and a... read more

How Turner Painted
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Grayson Perry was the first ceramicist to win the Turner Prize, the internationally renowned award for the best young British Artist. He rapidly established a unique brand as "the transvestite potter." This book examines the plates, pots, and statues from the 1980s t... read more

Grayson Perry - The Pre-Therapy Years
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David Gentleman, an iconic British illustrator and designer, has lived a lifetime in London. Drawing from over sixty years of engagement with this most well-known capital city, My Town presents London as it was and as it is today. His beautiful and intricate work - of... read more

My Town: An Artist's Life in London
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This, the catalogue of the Basquiat exhibition, labelled "the definitive exhibition" by its curator, brings together 100 of the artist's most important masterpieces, sourced from interational museums and private collections. With the astonishing radicalness of his artistic practic... read more

Jean-Michel Basquiat
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Nophoto
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For over 50 years between the 1760s and the early 19th century, the pioneers who sailed from Europe to explore the Pacific brought back glimpses of a new world in the form of oil paintings, watercolors and drawings--a sen... read more

Picturing the Pacific: Joseph Banks and the Shipboard Artists of Cook and Flinders
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An illustrated A to Z celebrating the unparalleled impact of the artistic phenomenon that is Frida Kahlo.
 
This intricately illustrated and fastidiously researched book unpacks the life of Frida Kahlo, who herself was larger than li... read more

Frida a to Z - The Life of an Icon from Azul to Zamora
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Shrouding one million square feet of Little Bay with fabric and rope, Wrapped Coast, 1969, by Christo and Jeanne-Claude was a groundbreaking piece of public art that propelled Sydney into the international art scene and left an indelible mark on A... read more

Making Art Public - Kaldor Public Art Projects, 1969-2019
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Figurative painting of the past five years, represented here by an exciting young generation of artists and vital practitioners, addresses the challenge of contemporary representation through expressionistic compositions and new techniques reflecting digital fluency. Figura... read more

Unrealism - New Figurative Art
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