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              Books by Andrew Graham Dixon

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              The Story of Painting: How art was made

              The Story of Painting: How art was made (Hardback)

              By DK; Foreword by Dixon, Andrew Graham

              • RRP: $48.00
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              A fascinating new history of art, this gloriously illustrated book reveals how materials, techniques, and ideas have evolved over the centuries, inspiring artists and giving them the means to create their most celebrated works. Covering a comprehensive array of topics, from the f...irst pigments and frescos to linear perspective in Renaissance paintings, the influence of photography, Impressionism, and the birth of modern art, The Story of Painting follows each step in the evolution of painting over the last 25,000 years, from the first cave paintings to the abstract works of the last 150 years. Packed with lavish colour reproductions of paintings and photographs of artists at work and the materials they used, it also focuses on key paintings from each period to analyse the techniques and secrets of the great masters in detail. Immerse yourself in the pages of this beautiful book and find yourself dazzled by new colours; marvel at the magic of perspective; wonder at glowing depictions of fabric and flesh; understand cubism; and embrace abstraction. It will transform your understanding and enjoyment of paintings forever.
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              ISBN 9780241335185
              Released NZ 6 Aug 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children
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              Artists: Their Lives and Works
               

              Artists: Their Lives and Works (Hardback)

              By DK; Foreword by Dixon, Andrew Graham

              • RRP: $80.99
              • $62.72
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              • Internationally sourced

              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 influences, development, friend...ships, loves, and rivalries. Discover the often tumultuous lives of iconic artists including Raphael, Hogarth, van Gogh, O'Keeffe, Magritte, Kahlo, Warhol, and Kiefer. Uncover the unconventional tales of the artists' lives, including Holbein's matchmaking portraits for Henry VIII, Caravaggio's thuggish reactions to a badly-cooked artichoke, and the many romantic affairs of Picasso. Lavishly illustrated biographies for every artist reveal these visionaries at work in their studios, as well as the unique techniques, artworks, and personalities that made them into legends. Artists: Their Lives and Works is the ideal gift for art lovers old and young, and a uniquely fascinating look at the lives of these creators.
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              ISBN 9780241226186
              Released NZ 30 Oct 2017
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Art: The Definitive Visual Guide
               

              Art: The Definitive Visual Guide (Hardback, 2nd edition)

              Consultant editor Dixon, Andrew Graham; Foreword by King, Ross; Consultant editor Chilvers, Ian

              • RRP: $75.26
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              Discover the history of art movements from classical Greek art to the Italian Renaissance, the Pre-Raphaelites, and the masters of Impressionism with a brand new edition of this classic bestseller.Truly comprehensive in scope, Art shows you masterpieces from over 700 artists, inc...luding Leonardo da Vinci, Picasso, and Van Gogh. An invaluable reference book for any art lover, it showcases the works; everything from Italian baroque painting and African art to contemporary art history. Discover key facts about the most prominent artistic movements, including their origins and influences, and follow a timeline of the most famous works. Be inspired by the detail of each subject matter and methods each artist used to create their masterpieces, and explore centuries, cultures, and countries on the ultimate artistic journey across time.Created in collaboration with Bridgeman, the biggest art library in the world, Art: The Definitive Visual Guide is a must-have for your bookshelf.
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              ISBN 9780241257104
              Released NZ 3 Sep 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane
               

              Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane (Paperback)

              By Dixon, Andrew Graham

              • RRP: $41.99
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              Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio lived the darkest and most dangerous life of any of the great painters. This book presents the readings of Caravaggio's pictures, which show how he created their drama, immediacy and humanity, and how completely he departed from the conventions o...f his time.
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              ISBN 9780241954645
              Released NZ 12 Sep 2011
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Arte: La Historia Visual Definitiva
               

              Arte: La Historia Visual Definitiva (Hardback)

              By Dixon, Andrew Graham

              • RRP: $106.00
              • $90.18
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              • In Stock US

              Translation of: Art: the definitive visual guide.

              ISBN 9781465485267
              Released NZ 5 Mar 2019
              Publisher DK PUBLISHING (DORLING KINDERS
              Interest Age General Audience
              Language (Spanish)
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              Art: The Definitive Visual Guide
               

              Art: The Definitive Visual Guide (Hardback)

              By Dixon, Andrew Graham; Foreword by King, Ross

              • RRP: $106.00
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              Provides a guided tour around 2,500 of the world's most influential painting and sculptures, from cave paintings to modern masterpieces.

              ISBN 9781465474759
              Released NZ 4 Sep 2018
              Publisher DK PUBLISHING (DORLING KINDERS
              Interest Age General Audience
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