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The Sydney Modern Project
Transforming the Art Gallery of New South Wales
With the completion of its Sydney Modern Project—encompassing a beautiful new building designed by award-winning Japanese architects SANAA and a unique art garden along with transformed displays of art across its campus—the Art Gallery of...
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Daniel Boyd (b. 1982) is one of Australia’s most acclaimed artists. His practice is internationally recognized for its engagement with the colonial history of the Australia–Great Ocean (Pacific) region. Drawing upon intermingled discourses of science,...
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Matisse: Life and Spirit
Masterpieces from the Centre Pompidou, Paris
Spanning six decades of the artist’s work, Matisse: Life & Spirit presents an extraordinary immersion in the range and depth of the art of Henri Matisse, one of the world’s most beloved, innovative and influential...
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Stories of Art and Shelter
This unique and engagingly written book reveals how some of today's most exciting artists are reimagining the idea of home for our unsettled times. In his evocative style, Justin Paton investigates a place we all...
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A History of Sydney's Art Gallery of New South Wales
In 2021, the Art Gallery of New South Wales celebrated its 150th anniversary. Since its founding as an academy of art in 1871, its evolution into one of Australia’s premier public art museums is testament...
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Hilma af Klint
The Secret Paintings
Hidden from view for decades, the work of Hilma af Klint (1862–1944) has captured the imagination of contemporary audiences. She is now widely regarded as a pioneer of twentieth-century abstract art. Her paintings are monumental...
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Tony Tuckson’s story is not a simple one. He was an artist, arguably Australia’s most significant abstract expressionist painter, but he also played a crucial role in shaping the modern art museum in Australia. This...
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Heaven & Earth in Chinese Art
Treasures from the National Palace Museum, Taipei
This publication presents some of the highest artistic achievements in Chinese history. Drawing on the exceptional collection of the National Palace Museum in Taipei, Heaven and Earth in Chinese Art: Treasures from the National Palace...
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From My Heart and Mind
Noŋgirrŋa Marawili is one of the most distinctive Aboriginal artists working today. From her home in Yirrkala, Marawili has revolutionized the art of northeastern Arnhem Land while adhering to cultural protocols. In her prints, drawings...
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Australia's French Impressionist
Australian artist John Russell (1858–1930), an active and influential member of the French nineteenth-century avant garde, was a close friend of Vincent van Gogh and Auguste Rodin, taught impressionist color theory to Henri Matisse, and...
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Warhol before Pop
With the backdrop of 1950s New York and its burgeoning advertising industry, Adman focuses on the formative years of one of the twentieth century’s most influential artists, Andy Warhol. Essays by Warhol scholars and other...
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This book features over eighty artworks by more than seventy artists that represent the glory of British watercolors from the Victorian period. Artists include: Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Edward Burne‐Jones, George John Pinwell and Myles Birket...
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Art from Milingimbi
Taking Memories Back
There are particular moments in the history of art when exceptional things happen. Such a moment occurred in the 1950s in Milingimbi, the small island community in Arnhem Land in far northern Australia.
Gathered in groups...
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The Photograph and Australia
Visually rich with fine reproductions and high-level production, this book tells the many stories of photography in Australia over the last 175 years. It will examine the sense of wonder which the photograph can still...
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Plumes and Pearlshells
Art of the New Guinea Highlands
Spectacular exchange ceremonies involving hundreds of dancers festooned with elaborate body adornments – including highly prized bird of paradise plumes and the revered kina, or pearlshell – is something for which the peoples of the...
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A Silk Road Saga
The Sarcophagus of Yu Hong
Discovered by farmers in 1999 in Wangguo, a village in central China’s Shanxi province, this magnificent 6th-century marble sarcophagus reveals both the story of a man and his times as well as life along the...
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Theatre of Dreams, Theatre of Play
No and Kyogen in Japan
Dating from the 15th to early 20th century, 160 works from the rich material culture of Japanese no and kyogen theatre (nogaku)—
including masks and costumes as well as paintings, musical instruments and libretti—have been selected...
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Indigenous Art in Australia
The expanded and revised edition of this popularbook includes nine new artists - Tony Albert, Jakayu Biljabu, Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori, Julie Gough, Ivy Pareroultja, EsmeTimbery, Wingu Tingima, Harry Tjutjuna, and Barrupu Yunupingu - and...
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Dobell Australian Drawing Biennial 2014
The inaugural Dobell Australian Drawing Biennial presents the work of ten artists for whom drawing is the core of their practice, and who work in or from the landscape. The artists included are Tom Carment,...
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Prints and Drawings
Drawn from the collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, this book reproduces 90 works by over 70 artists that represent a broad panorama of the development of the graphic arts in Europe...
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