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  1. Botanical Revelation

    Provides an analysis of early European understanding of Australia's flora. Combining science, horticulture, art and economics, this lavishly illustrated book reveals the motives and complex networks that led to the spread of knowledge and cultivation of hundreds of Australian plants in Europe in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Learn More
    £51.95

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  2. The Visual is Political

    Examines the growth of feminist photography as it unfolded in Britain during the 1970s and 1980s. Klorman-Eraqi looks at the application of feminist theory, photojournalism, advertising, photo montage, punk subculture, and politicized street activity to emphasize the statement and challenge that the photographic language of these works posed. Learn More
    £23.95

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  3. Deconstructing the High Line

    The High Line, an innovative promenade created on a disused elevated railway in Manhattan, is one of the world's most iconic new urban landmarks. Deconstructing the High Line is the first book to analyse the High Line from multiple perspectives, critically assessing its aesthetic, economic, ecological, symbolic, and social impacts. Learn More
    £23.95

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  4. Island Passages

    Written in a lively, accessible style by Jingle Davis and lavishly illustrated with photographs by Benjamin Galland, Island Passages is a work of public history that presents a carefully researched document of Jekyll Island, Georgia, from its geologic beginning as a shifting sand spit to its present-day ownership by the state of Georgia. Learn More
    £27.50

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  5. The Queen Next Door

    Linda Solomon met Aretha Franklin in 1983 when she was just beginning her career as a photo journalist and newspaper columnist. The Queen Next Door is a book full of firsts as Solomon was invited not only to capture historical events in Aretha'smusic career showcasing Detroit, but to join in with the Franklin family's most cherished moments. Learn More
    £32.50

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  6. Painting War

    Discusses Scottish artist George Plante and how his art served an alliance. The wartime production of propaganda art provides a little-known example of one way the otherwise much studied Anglo-American relationship was built up and sustained. Learn More
    £27.95

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  7. Junctures in Women's Leadership

    Profiles female leaders in music, theatre, dance, and visual art. The diverse women included have made their mark by serving as executives or founders of art organisations, by working as activists to support the arts, or by challenging stereotypes about women in the arts. Learn More
    £78.50

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  8. The Moulton Bicycle

    In telling the history of the Moulton bicycle, this book follows the intertwined lives of two very different men, both unusually creative, who had an extraordinary impact on each others' careers, given that they met, at most, three or four times, and never had a professional relationship of any kind. Learn More
    £41.50

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  9. Landscape of Slavery

    Through eighty-nine color plates and six thematic essays, this collection examines depictions of plantations, plantation views, and related slave imagery in the context of the history of landscape painting in America, while addressing the impact of these images on US race relations. Learn More
    £39.50

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  10. Shenandoah

    Hullihen Williams Moore has been visiting Shenandoah National Park since the mid-1960s, but it was after studying with Ansel Adams in 1979 that he began seriously photographing it. This collection documents the quiet beauty of the area, and includes two essays in which Moore discusses it further. Learn More
    £47.50

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  11. The Batik Art of Mary Edna Fraser

    Mary Edna Fraser has taken the art of batik to otherworldly heights. Part history and guide to the challenging techniques of this form, The Batik Art of Edna Fraser affords not only a full-color introduction to Fraser's stunning art, but gives us an intimate look at the artist at work and the philosophies that guide her singular imagination. Learn More
    £19.95

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  12. Painting by Numbers

    Ferdinand Bauer is seen by many as the greatest natural history painter of all time. This fascinating new study of Bauer's work includes reproductions of never-before-published works from collections in Europe and Australia. Written by one of the world's foremost botanical scholars, Painting by Numbers reveals Bauer's innovative colour-coding technique for the first time. Learn More
    £36.95

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  13. Making Believe

    Confronted with an embarrassment of riches that resist survey, Magdalene Redekop opts for the use of case studies to raise questions about Mennonites and art. Part criticism, part memoir, Making Believe argues that there is no such thing as Mennonite art. Learn More
    £29.50

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  14. Neuro Adventure: Autism, Art, and the Brain

    Provides a basic and broad but innovative view of autism. This book seeks to rupture stereotypes and stigmas. As a neurologist and a neuroscientist, the authors' goal with this book is to disseminate knowledge about autism, its characteristics, and potentials by means of the example of this artist. Learn More
    £45.95

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  15. Shadow Patterns

    A collection of critical essays and personal accounts of the man the American Institute of Architects honoured with its highest award, the Gold Medal, in 1990. The essays range from the academic to personal reflections by clients and friends. Roy Reed and Ellen Gilchrist, who live in Fay Jones houses, have provided intimate portrayals of what it's like to live in, and manage the quirks of a "house built by a genius". Learn More
    £39.95

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  16. Parragirls

    Profiles the transformative artwork "Parragirls", realised in collaboration with contemporary artists and communities since the Parragirls Memory Project began in 2012. This vividly illustrated book reveals how art can change places and perceptions – in this case, the long-neglected site of Parramatta Girls Home in Western Sydney. Learn More
    £34.95

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