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From works by Botticelli and Raphael to Salvador Dali and Frida Kahlo, discover the paintings that have shaken the art world through the centuries and across continents. Great Paintings takes you on your own personal gallery tour of over 60 of the world's best-l... read more

Great Paintings

'People say graffiti is ugly, irresponsible and childish...but that's only if it's done properly.' Banksy Banksy's subversive genius and astute political commentary are on full display in Desperately Seeking B**ksy, from The Flower Thrower (2003) and Kis... read more

Desperately Seeking Banksy

In 2002, two years after Ryan McGinley, then a student, staged his first exhibition of photographs in a SoHo gallery, he created inexpensive handmade books of a sampling of his work titled "The Kids Are Alright." Those books eventually found thei... read more

Ryan McGinley Whistle for the Wind
$110.00(AUD) inc GST

The true story of one of the twentieth century's most audacious art frauds Filled with extraordinary characters and told at breakneck speed, "Provenance" reads like a well-plotted thriller. But this is most c... read more

$35.00(AUD) inc GST

Winnie-the-Pooh is one of the best-loved and most successful children's characters of all time. Published to accompany a major exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, this book explores the fascinating story behind the development ... read more

Winnie-The-Pooh: Exploring a Classic


 Art/Decorative arts/Graphics

Series:The Landmark Library

Pablo Picasso had already accepted a commission in 1937 to create a work for the Spanish Republican Pavilion at the Paris World Fair when news arrived of the assault by the German Condor Legion on the undefended Basque town of Guernica, ... read more

Guernica: The Life and Travels of a Painting
$49.99(AUD) inc GST

Around the World in Cut Outs is a bright, fun and beautiful collection of the talents of the Instagram star, Rich McCor or Paperboyo as he is better known. Setting out one day to photograph the world around him a little differently, Rich's playful vign... read more

Around the World in Cut-Outs


 Australian Art

Published to accompany the first exhibition in Paris of highlights from The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Being Modern tells the stories behind 120 select artworks and design objects acquired by MoMA between the late 19th century and the present, providing a unique insight into ... read more

MoMA in Paris

A stunning exploration of over 80 famous artists and their fascinating lives, from Giotto to the present day. Artists: Their Lives and Works tells the inspiring stories behind the world's most famous masterpieces and their creators, including their i... read more

Artists: Their Lives and Works