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  • Bruno MacDonald

    666 Songs To Make You Bang Your Head Until You Die

    $42.00

    Featuring 666 standout metal songs from 1960 to the present day and illustrated with sleeves, flyers, posters and magazine ads, this is a feast for fans who love it loud. 666 Songs to Make You Bang Your Head Until You Die delves into the dark corners of hard rock and metal, unearthing hidden treasures and shining fresh light on old favourites. From pioneers like Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin, through million-sellers like Van Halen and AC/DC, to skull-crushers like Pantera and The Prodigy, an...

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  • Alan Kitching

    Alan Kitching's A To Z Of Letterpress

    $34.00

    A must for letterpress enthusiasts and graphic designers, this is a covetable showcase of Alan Kitching's fount collection. Each page has been carefully created by Alan Kitching in collaboration with Angus Hyland, making this book a work of typographic art in its own right. Presented as an A to Z, the individual letters are divided by full alphabets, giving the reader access to a large range of founts to reference in their own work. Hardback: 272 PagesProduct Dimensions: 152 x 196 mmISBN: 978...

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    Paolo Parisi

    Basquiat: A Graphic Novel

    $32.00

    Cool, talented and transgressive, Jean-Michel Basquiat's life is just as fascinating as the work he produced. Delve into 1980s New York as this vivid graphic novel takes you on Basquiat's journey from street-art legend SAMO to international art-scene darling, up until his sudden death. Told through cinematic scenes, this is Basquiat as seen through the eyes of those who knew him, including his father, Suzanne Mallouk, Larry Gagosian and, most importantly, the man himself. Basquiat is a moving...

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    Daido Moriyama and Takeshi Nakamoto

    Daido Moriyama: How I Take Photographs

    $32.00

    Take an inspiring walk with legendary photographer Daido Moriyama while he explains his groundbreaking approach to street photography. For over half a century, Moriyama has provided a distinct vision of Japan and its people. Here he offers a unique opportunity for fans to learn about his methods, the cameras he uses, and the journeys he takes with a camera. Paperback: 208 PagesProduct Dimensions: 144 x 200 mmISBN: 9781786274243 Published by Laurence King Publishing

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  • Robert Dimery

    David Bowie

    $27.00

    A relentless innovator, scoring chart hits while simultaneously incorporating radical and ground-breaking elements into his work. As with all great pop stars, Bowie's image changed with almost every new album release. This appetite for reinvention, both musically and visually, saw him dubbed the 'chameleon of pop'. But Bowie's influence extended well beyond his discography and make-up drawer. His androgynous qualities and public statements on his sexuality proved liberating for those who were...

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    Marion Deuchars

    Draw Paint Print Like The Great Artists

    $27.00

    In this imaginative activity book, Marion Deuchars makes learning about art fun. Young readers discover new ways of making art by being introduced to 18 great artists, learning about the methods, materials and ideas that made up their masterpieces and how these can be applied to one's own creations. Grouped into sections by artist, each one unfolds a series of creative projects in drawing, painting, printing and collage based on the artist's own methods and materials. At the end of the book i...

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  • Ina Cole

    From The Sculptor's Studio

    $96.00

    Fiona Banner, Phyllida Barlow, Anthony Caro, Richard Deacon, Laura Ford, Antony Gormley, Mona Hatoum, Susan Hiller, Anish Kapoor, Tania Kovats, Richard Long, David Nash, Cornelia Parker, Marc Quinn, Peter Randall-Page, Eva Rothschild, Richard Wentworth, Rachel Whiteread, Richard Wilson and Bill Woodrow - these are the sculptors who have helped define sculpture, and here they are in their own words. From the Sculptor's Studio is a unique collection of personal conversations with 20 seminal art...

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    Giuseppe Lantaza

    Hokusai: A Graphic Biography

    $32.00

    Illustrated by Francesco Matteuzi A stunning visual biography of one of Japan's most famous historical artists, this book beautifully illustrates the story of Katsushika Hokusai. Enter the world of Katsushika Hokusai - the enigmatic creator of Japanese art's all-time most iconic image. This vivid graphic biography tells the story of Hokusai's intriguing life and pioneering works, details the fascinating historical context of Edo-era Japan, and explains how Hokusai forged an image of his count...

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  • Simon Doonan

    Keith Haring

    $27.00

    Keith Haring was a revolutionary artist, who transformed the art world during his short but impactful life. Brought to life by Simon Doonan, Creative Director for Barneys New York, this new pocket-sized biography tells his inspirational story. Revolutionary and renegade, Keith Haring was an artist for the people, creating an instantly recognisable repertoire of symbols - barking dogs, space-ships, crawling babies, clambering faceless people - which became synonymous with the volatile culture ...

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  • Elisa Macellari

    Kusama: The Graphic Novel

    $32.00

    From rural Japan to international icon - Yayoi Kusama has spent her remarkable life immersed in her art. Follow her incredible journey in this vivid graphic biography which details her bold departure from Japan as a young artist, her embrace of the buzzing New York art scene in the 1960s, and her eventual return home and rise to twenty-first-century super-fame.Hardback: 128 PagesProduct Dimensions: 170 x 240 mmISBN: 9781786277169Published by Laurence King Publishing

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  • Isabel Thomas

    Little Guides To Great Lives: Frida Kahlo

    $19.00

    Frida Kahlo was a colourful Mexican artist who endured great pain and hardship, but used her bright, vivid brushstrokes to express her emotions and reveal her true personality. She created over 50 self-portraits, and is considered to be one of the most influential and inspirational artists of the twentieth century. Little Guides to Great Lives is a brand-new series of small-format guides introducing children to the most inspirational figures from history in a fun, accessible way. From Curie t...

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    Isabel Thomas

    Little Guides To Great Lives: Leonardo da Vinci

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    Most famous as the painter who created the Mona Lisa, Leonardo da Vinci is also one of history's greatest geniuses - he was a mathematician, architect, astronomer, scientist and musician... and he even invented the helicopter! From artists to aviators and scientists to revolutionaries, Little Guides to Great Lives is a brand new series of small-format guides introducing children to the most inspirational figures from history in a fun, accessible way. Launching with Leonardo da Vinci, Marie Cu...

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  • Paul Gambino

    Morbid Curiosities

    $53.00

    A fascinating insight into the strange world of collectors of the macabre, Morbid Curiosities features 18 unique collections and an extensive interview with each collector, explaining how and why they collect, and showcasing the most remarkable pieces from each collection. The collections include skulls, mummified body parts, taxidermy, occult objects and various carnival, and side-show and criminal ephemera. Detailed captions tell the curious stories behind each object, many of which are bei...

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  • Onofrio Catacchio

    Pollock Confidential: A Graphic Novel

    $32.00

    New York, 1948: The art world is ablaze with the pioneering brilliance of Jackson Pollock's 'action painting'. Despite this seismic creative output, Pollock's demons are never far away... Forceful, intense and visionary - in an incredibly short and turbulent life Jackson Pollock changed painting forever. This vivid graphic novel delves into his pioneering physical approach to making art, highlights the key characters surrounding the New York mid-century art scene and reveals the intriguing re...

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  • Valentina Grande and Eva Rossetti

    The Women Who Changed Art Forever

    $32.00

    These women changed art forever - told in colourful graphic novel form, this is the story of four pioneers of feminist art: Judy Chicago, Faith Ringold, Ana Mendieta, and the Guerilla Girls. Each made their mark in their own powerful way. Judy Chicago made us reassess the female body, Faith Ringold taught us that feminism is for everyone, Ana Mendieta was a martyr to violence against women, while the Guerilla Girls have taken the fight to the male-dominated museum. This graphic novel tells ea...

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  • Ian Volner

    This Is Frank Lloyd Wright

    $21.00

    illustrated by Michael Kirkham Frank Lloyd Wright wasn't just an architect. He was a prophet, a poseur, a beloved teacher, a failed businessman. During his long, eventful life he experienced both incredible misfortune and great success. This Is Frank Lloyd Wright brings his projects and persona into vivid focus. Wit and visual punch have been the hallmarks of the This Is series to date; the first architectural title in the series will give readers an up-close look at Wright's progress from di...

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  • Mollie Claypool

    This Is Gaudi

    $21.00

    illustrated by Christina Christoforou Antoni Gaudi has a reputation as monastic, mad and hermetic. But the architect of many of the buildings that define Barcelona's cityscape was no mad eccentric. He was a genius inspired by his faith in nature and the divine. Picking up the same strands of eclecticism and art nouveau current in fin de siecle European architecture, he transformed th into an idiom unique to himself and Barcelona to create a series of buildings as revolutionary in their engine...

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  • Catherine Ingram

    This Is Matisse

    $21.00

    illustrated by Agnes Decourchelle In the history of twentieth century modernism, Henri Matisse is a calm and unstoppable revolution of creative genius. Trained originally in the French classical manner, he was inspired by the Impressionists and Cezanne to create in a style that brought out the beauty of colour, form and line by reducing them to their essentials. While considered a leader of the Fauves and an inspiration to most of the great figures in modern art, he wasn't interested in being...

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  • Michael Bird

    Vincent's Starry Night And Other Stories

    $42.00

    An enthralling journey through 40,000 years of art, from prehistoric cave paintings right up to the present day. Discover artists and their art around the world, in exciting and imaginative tales about artists and the way they created their work. Written by educator and art historian Michael Bird, and illustrated by Kate Evans, the book also features reproductions of the famous artworks discussed, a comprehensive timeline of events, and extra feature spreads on places connected with art. This...

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  • James Cahill

    Ways Of Being

    $27.00

    What if you could sit down with your favourite artist and ask them anything you liked - Life? Work? Inspiration? Based on new interviews and archival material from a huge roster of artists, this book does exactly that. Is art a 'career', a vocation or something else entirely? Do you need a studio or a dealer, and how do you find one? Does financial success - or the lack of it - change you? Should you read the reviews? Encompassing every stage of an artist's life - from early works to debut sh...

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