Learn everything you need to know about Aboriginal art, from ancient rock paintings to modern masterpieces. What is Aboriginal Art? is a comprehensive guide to different techniques and symbols used in Aboriginal artwork, what they mean and where they're from. It also showcases a number of the most talen ...Show more
This vivid and revealing account of thirty-five years of art and history revolves around the locus of the internationally renowned Anna Schwartz Gallery and its eponymous founder. Beginning in St Kilda with United Artists, visionary gallerist Anna Schwartz relocated to City Gallery at 45 Flinders Lane b ...Show more
Fourteen mesmerising fables and the etchings they inspired draw us back to our origins in a garden of sorrow and exile, death and renewal, beauty and melancholy. John Hughes re-imagines a series of fables in which Australian animals take on human qualities, as thief and actor, warrior and poet, farmer a ...Show more
Spotted, dotted corals and darting, iridescent fish flicker amidst rainbow-coloured reefs. A delightful, compact package, Ken Done¿s Reef is one of four books in a collectable set exploring his most iconic landscapes.
‘The moon drives everyone mad – you know that, well enough. But this is no lycanthropic or otherwise spooky metamorphosis: it’s far stranger than that…’ When Quentin Blake embarked on creating a set of new drawings on fantasies of travel, even he had not envisaged a series ...Show more
Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat are considered icons of twentieth-century art. Both are known for their idiosyncratic imagery, radical viewpoints and complex socio-political commentary, and both employed signs, symbols and words to explore ideas around race, sexuality, spirituality and other aspec ...Show more
Learn to draw figures and faces with this clear and easy to follow guide, the latest in the bestselling 'Read This' series. Revealing the techniques and ideas behind inspirational works, the book will set you on the path to making your own great drawings. From traditional life drawing to unconventional ...Show more
From the Opera House, the Harbour and the Bridge to its little coves and hidden beaches, Sydney is a magical metropolis with endless charm. A delightful, compact package, Ken Done¿s Sydney is one of four books in a collectable set exploring his most iconic landscapes.
Whether the kaleidoscopic colours of Bondi on a summer¿s day or the endless sands and red rock cliffs of Western Australia, we all love the beach. A delightful, compact package, Ken Done¿s Beach is one of four books in a collectable set exploring his most iconic landscapes.
Rich reds, fuchsias, oranges, umbers, blacks, pinks and cadmium yellows abound in this ode to the Australian Outback. A delightful, compact package, Ken Done¿s Outback is one of four books in a collectable set exploring his most iconic landscapes.
A superlative introduction to the diversity of Aboriginal art, this concise survey introduces the work of Australia's indigenous artists from all parts of the continent. For some 50,000 years, Aboriginal artists have built on traditions and worked in a variety of contexts, from the sacred and secret rea ...Show more