The biggest, most lavish book production of the 20th century is back! "Sumo" was a titanic book in every respect: a 480-page tribute to the 20th century's most influential, intriguing and controversial photographer, it broke records for weight, dimensions, and resale price. ... read more
This is the first time that the Galery's major fashion and textiles works from its international collections have been published in the one book. As the Gallery has the largest collection in Australia, only the major works have been included.
|Author:||Judith Mary; Ryan Heather; Miller Colin A.; Jackson Andrew; Hope Amanda; Fyfe Dunsmore|
|Reading Level:||General Adult|
This book comprises works of art drawn from the Egyptian, Roman, Greece, Middle Eastern and Pre Columbian collections. Five specialist authors were engaged to write about the works.
Game playing was a primary creative method of the surealists, whose methods shocked their peers in the early part of this century and whose work is still held in awe today. This work provides language games, alternative card games, "Dream Lotto", automatic techniques for maki... read more
The Star Wars films have provided some of the most iconic images in modern filmmaking - from the incredible shot of the Imperial Star Destroyer that opened the first film in 1977 to the Podrace in The Phantom Menace and the epic battle on the volcani... read more
Anyone who can hold a pencil can learn to draw. In this book, Bert Dodson shares his complete drawing system—fifty-five "keys" that you can use to render any subject with confidence, even if you're a beginner. These keys, along with dozens of practice exercises, will help you draw lik... read more
Includes 500 great works of art from different periods and regions in the world. This book reveals the diversity of man's artistic achievements through time and around the globe. It includes both fine and decorative arts - most commonly painting and sculpture, but also textiles, masks, ceramics and jewellery.
Melbourne - aka 'Burn City' - is internationally renowned for its street art. For more than twelve years Lou Chamberlin has been photographing its painted streets, capturing the most memorable pieces of this ephemeral art form and creating an ongoing record of th... read more
Pen & Ink Drawing: A Simple Guide covers the essential aspects of pen and ink drawing and more. It explores basic materials and instruments; fundamental properties of strokes and pen control; key elements of shading; and indispensable techniques for creating vibrant text... read more
Novelist, comics writer, scriptwriter, poet, occasional artist - a master of several genres and inadvertent leader of many cults - there are few creative avenues Neil Gaiman hasn't ventured down. From unforgett... read more
From being spray-painted onto walls and trains, to enjoying acclaim in galleries and museums, the graffiti movement has changed. Far from being viewed as mindless vandalism, graffiti, or urban street art, has become prized as a highly valued and socially relevant art form. Renowned ... read more