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            Hundertwasser in New Zealand: The Art of Creating Paradise
              

            Hundertwasser in New Zealand: The Art of Creating Paradise (Hardback)

            By Hirsch, Andreas J.; Translated by Hoffmann; Edited by The Hundertwasser Non Profit Foundation

            • RRP: $70.00
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            • Pub Date
              10 Jul 22

            * Landmark book about the New Zealand life of the exceptional artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser * Follows the opening of the Hundertwasser Art Centre, Whangarei * Reproduces many of the artist's works along with extensive photos, drawings and ephemera

            ISBN 9781990042140
            Published NZ 10 Jul 2022
            Publisher Oratia Media
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Robin White: Something is Happening Here
              

            Robin White: Something is Happening Here (Hardback)

            By Farrar, Sarah; Tonga, Nina; Trevelyan, Jill

            • RRP: $70.00
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            • Pub Date
              9 Jun 22

            Major survey of the 50-year career of one of New Zealand's best-loved artists

            ISBN 9780995138438
            Published NZ 9 Jun 2022
            Publisher Te Papa Press
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
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            The Life and Art of Lynley Dodd
              

            The Life and Art of Lynley Dodd (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Macdonald, Finlay

            • RRP: $45.00
            • $36.00
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            • Pub Date
              5 Jul 22

            Finlay Macdonald's beautifully told, visually gorgeous biography of Dame Lynley Dodd and her creation, the rascally dog Hairy Maclary. 'A visual delight' NZ Listener's 100 Best Books of 2013 'Lynley Dodd is a national treasure, and this excellent book shows us why.' Weekend Press... Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy has been read and loved by millions since its 1983 publication. Its protagonist's shaggy face and mischievous eyes are now iconic. But what of his creator? 'People don't believe me when I tell them that Hairy Maclary fell out of a book - literally - but he did. It was just a scrap of paper I'd tucked between the pages of my ideas book, as you do. And I picked it up and thought, well, yes, I could do this. So I did.' In The Life and Art of Lynley Dodd, Finlay Macdonald tells the tale of how a small girl raised in Kaingaroa Forest became the illustrator and virtuoso wordsmith behind so many picture books that are living classics. But this is not just a story about a storyteller, it is a book that explores Lynley Dodd's working world. What is the secret behind her stories' linguistic dexterity? How does her paintbrush capture the sometimes comic, sometimes tragic expressions of her animal characters with such precision? As well as many favourite and familiar book illustrations, this volume contains never-before-seen sketches and cartoons, character roughs and picture-book drafts. The Life and Art of Lynley Dodd is both a tale of remarkable success and a window into a brilliant creative mind. This new paperback edition has been updated to include Lynley's latest story, Scarface Claw, Hold Tight! and the sellout exhibitions of her artwork over the last decade.
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            ISBN 9780143779483
            Published NZ 5 Jul 2022
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Portrait of Leonardo
              

            Portrait of Leonardo (Paperback)

            By Bixley, Donovan

            • RRP: $34.99
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            • Pub Date
              9 Jun 22

            - A biography of the life, and times, of Leonardo - Magnificent full-colour illustrations throughout - Author of the internationally acclaimed Much Ado About Shakespeare

            ISBN 9781990003479
            Published NZ 9 Jun 2022
            Publisher Upstart Press Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            House & Contents: 2022
             

            House & Contents: 2022 (Paperback)

            By O'Brien, Gregory

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            A remarkable collection of poetry and paintings by acclaimed Wellington poet Gregory O'Brien.

            ISBN 9781869409647
            Published NZ 10 Mar 2022
            Publisher Auckland University Press
            Interest Age General Audience
            Language (Te Reo Maori)
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            The Architect and the Artists: Hackshaw, McCahon, Dibble
               

            The Architect and the Artists: Hackshaw, McCahon, Dibble (Hardback)

            By Hackshaw, Bridget

            • RRP: $65.00
            • $57.20
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            A beautiful and important book about the remarkable collaboration between the modernist architect James Hackshaw (a member, for a time, of the famous Group Architects), the painter Colin McCahon and the then young sculptor Paul Dibble on 14 New Zealand buildings - from churches ...to school halls. Drawing on interviews with James Hackshaw before his death and on the McCahon archive, this book brings into the light a body of work and a collaboration that has been little known or examined, even by old McCahon hands. Richly illustrated with Hackshaw's plans, McCahon's drawings, letters and journal entries, and contemporary images of the surviving buildings and artworks, and with expert essays by Peter Simpson, Julia Gatley and Peter Shaw.
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            ISBN 9780995143111
            Published NZ 14 Oct 2021
            Publisher Massey University Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Bordering on Miraculous
              

            Bordering on Miraculous (Hardback)

            By Leek, Saskia; Edmeades, Lynley

            • RRP: $45.00
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            • Pub Date
              12 Jul 22

            Poet Lynley Edmeades and painter Saskia Leek and luscious collaboration, the fourth in the landmark korero series edited by Lloyd Jones, explores ideas of the quotidian and its everyday miracles. Their close, intense domestic observations merge with the philosophical, in a quest ...for deeper meaning.
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            ISBN 9781991151131
            Published NZ 12 Jul 2022
            Publisher Massey University Press
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Korero
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            Paradise Camp by Yuki Kihara
             

            Paradise Camp by Yuki Kihara (Hardback)

            By Kihara, Yuki; Edited by King, Natalie

            • RRP: $90.00
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            Internationally renowned artist Yuki Kihara - the first Fa'afafine and Pacific artist to represent Aotearoa New Zealand at the Venice Biennale - reframes history through a contemporary queer, Indigenous lens. Interdisciplinary artist Yuki Kihara is known for work that interrogate...s and dismantles colonial legacies in the Pacific from a queer Samoan perspective. Kihara is the first Pasifika and Fa'afafine artist to represent Aotearoa New Zealand at the prestigious Venice Biennale, with a groundbreaking exhibition of new work that addresses some of the most pressing issues of our time. In this companion publication to the exhibition, contributors from around the world explore the interwoven strands running through Kihara's powerful body of work: race, gender, place, decolonisation, environment, agency, community. The book includes a 'visual chapter' from the artist herself, offering a glimpse into her creative process. Archival imagery and behind-the-scenes photographs further contextualise Paradise Camp and Kihara's other artworks, which puncture, expose, queer and question dominant narratives, turning so-called history on its head.
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            ISBN 9781760761424
            Published NZ 23 Apr 2022
            Publisher Thames and Hudson (Australia)
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Muse: Uncovering the hidden figures behind art history's masterpieces
             

            Muse: Uncovering the hidden figures behind art history's masterpieces (Hardback)

            By Millington, Ruth; Illustrated by Razin, Dina

            • RRP: $37.00
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            • Pub Date
              19 Jul 22

            Meet the unexpected, overlooked and forgotten models of art history. Who was Picasso's 'Weeping Woman'? Why was Grace Jones covered in graffiti? How did Francis Bacon meet the burglar who became his muse? The perception of the muse is that of a passive, powerless model, at the me...rcy of an influential and older artist. But is this trope a romanticised myth? Far from posing silently, muses have brought emotional support, intellectual energy, career-changing creativity and practical help to artists. Muse tells the true stories of the incredible muses who have inspired art history's masterpieces. From Leonardo da Vinci's studio to the covers of Vogue, art historian, critic and writer Ruth Millington uncovers the remarkable role of muses in some of art history's most well-known and significant works. Delving into the real-life relationships that models have held with the artists who immortalised them, it will expose the influential and active part they have played and deconstruct reductive stereotypes, reframing the muse as a momentous and empowered agent of art history.
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            ISBN 9781529110418
            Released NZ 19 Jul 2022
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Availability
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            Spirit: Conversations With Creative Women
             

            Spirit: Conversations With Creative Women (Paperback)

            By Wilkinson, Jannine; Orman, Ann

            • RRP: $89.99
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            -Features the life stories and creative work of 34 NZ women creatives, including: Philippa Bentley, Tess Costil, Hannah Jensen, Kiri Nathan, Emily Adams, Claudia Pond Eyley, Indigo Rowe, Bernadette Casey, Flox, Louise James, Sofia Minson, Fiona Mackay, Anita May Blanchett, Deb...ra Fallowfield, Fiona Hugues, Tina Hutchison-Thomas, Janette Cervin, Gypsy West, Vanessa Riddell, Julie Paama-Pengelly, Renee Dale, Louise Pilkington, Manja Wachsmuth, Holly Roach, Rebecca Asquith, Kate Hursthouse, Vicky Savage, Neke Moa, Jacqui Victor, Bets Gee, Julie Collis, Liz Smith, Susi Meares, Relda Frogley and Joanne Gray. - A close-up view of each artist and their work outlining their life, work, and challenges to pursue a creative life. - Combines intimate photography with in-depth storytelling to provide inspiration to others wishing to follow their dreams. - Support from The Rt. Hon Helen Clarke who has provided the Forward to the book.
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            ISBN 9780473572310
            Published NZ 11 Oct 2021
            Publisher Misc - NZ/SP Publisher
            Interest Age General Audience
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