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New Zealand's scenery, from city streets to beaches, bush and mountains, is captured in the work of 30 of the country's leading painters in oils and acrylics. Oils have a long tradition in landscape and portraiture, and while acrylics is a relative upstart it is capable of renderi... read more

New Zealand on Canvas
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"LaChapelle Heaven to Hell" is the long-awaited third volume in an exhilarating trilogy that began with "LaChapelle Land" (1996) and continued with the infamous "Hotel LaChapelle" (1999). Packed with astonishing, color-saturated, and provocative images, those titles both be... read more

David LaChapelle Heaven to Hell
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This invaluable reference book explores the background to 400 years of opera the composers, the singers, plus the buildings and festivals that have developed to showcase them. The development of opera is explored and set in its political and social context. At the heart of this book are concise biogra... read more

Opera
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Paris is one of the artistic capitals of Europe. For centuries, the city has produced, and been home to, countless artists and artistic movements. This volume will help you find the best examples of each period in the city s museums and architecture."

Art & Architecture: Paris
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Series:Art & Architecture

Tuscany is a fascinating region to experience art and architecture in a unique and personal way. Literally in every corner of Tuscany you find century-old churches, castles, beautiful manor houses and villas. The museums in Tuscany are loaded with incredible masterpieces of art starting from Etruscan ... read more

Art & Architecture: Tuscany
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This compact tome delivers a brief but excellent "tour" of Venice through its photographs and descriptions. Though small in size it offers a huge amount of information on art and architecture, as the title implies, but also on history and some of the traditions. Separate articles are dedicated to spec... read more

Art & Architecture: Venice
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Voyages of Discovery is a mesmerising visual record of ten of the world's most significant natural history expeditions. Superb artworks and photographs spanning three centuries document advances and watersheds in ... read more

Voyages of Discovery: A Visual Celebration of Ten of the Greatest Natural History Expeditions
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Reading Level:Very Good
Awards:Winner of Montana New Zealand Book Awards: Illustrative Category 2008 and BPANZ Book Design Awards: Illustrated Book 2008. Shortlisted for Nielsen BookData New Zealand Booksellers' Choice Award 2008.

A spectacular new book on Bill Hammond, one of New Zealand's most sought-after contemporary painters. Produced to accompany the exhibition Bill Hammond: Jingle Jangle Morning at Christchurch Art Gallery, 20 July - 22 October 2007... read more

Bill Hammond: Jingle Jangle Morning - Winner Montana Illustrative Award 2008
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The history of ceramic art is ingrained in the history of mankind. Clay is one of the very first materials 'invented' by man. An essential part of our lives it has been moulded, thrown, glazed, decorated and fired for over 30,000 years in order to preserve and transport food and water. In ... read more

The Pot Book
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"The Natural World in Watercolour" explores the relationship between nature and art and offers sound advice on how to translate its organic properties into painting using a range of watercolour techniques. Ideal for those with a basic grasp of watercolour painting, this bo... read more

The Natural World in Watercolour
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Alongside 40 Vettriano paintings are stories, poems, dialogue from plays, an other fine examples of Scottish writing. Smith has woven an anthology of new and old writing round the painter''s images, complementing and extending them.'

Nophoto
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Uncovering images of New Zealand through the 'new eyes' of early European explorers and settlers. We are familiar with the commissioned works of official artists documenting their first impressions of their new land, and new co-inhabitants. But le... read more

Painting the Frontier: The Art of New Zealand's Pioneers
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