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            Portrait of a Thief: The Instant Sunday Times & New York Times Bestseller

            Portrait of a Thief: The Instant Sunday Times & New York Times Bestseller (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Li, Grace D.

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            A cinematic, entertaining and fast-paced debut novel that is part-Ocean's Eleven, part-The Social Network and part-Crazy Rich Asians, it's an addictive mix of heist and unlikely friendships by way of the politics of colonization.

            ISBN 9781529386400
            Released NZ 14 Apr 2022
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Art History 101... Without the Exams: Looking Closely at Objects from the History of Art
             

            Art History 101... Without the Exams: Looking Closely at Objects from the History of Art (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Labatt, Annie Montgomery

            • RRP: $57.99
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            • Pub Date
              10 Jan 23

            A millennia of art history condensed into 20 accessible chapters

            ISBN 9781595348784
            Released NZ 10 Jan 2023
            Publisher Misc - NewSouth
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Cave Art

            Cave Art (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By David, Bruno

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            An archaeological exploration of the mysterious world of cave art through the ages

            ISBN 9780500204351
            Released NZ 1 Feb 2017
            Publisher Thames and Hudson (Australia)
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series World of Art
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            The Art Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained
             

            The Art Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

            By DK

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            What is Fauvism? Which event inspired Picasso's Guernica? Who connects Andy Warhol and David Hockney? This comprehensive volume answers all these and more. In a grand timeline of art, it explains how one movement influenced the next, discusses influential painters, sculptors, and... artists, and showcases 80 of the world's greatest artworks. Throughout history, art has taken many forms and offers a kaleidoscopic variety of expression. With The Art Book as your companion, you can browse the world's most important artworks, from prehistoric Altamira cave paintings to pop art and avant-garde video installations. You can observe artistic inspiration evolving from religious themes in the Middle Ages to abstract shapes and colour in the 20th century and understand the ideas that inspired masterpieces by Botticelli, Rembrandt, Klimt, Matisse, and many more. Annotations draw attention to key details of masterpieces, and diagrams offer succinct explanations of art forms and help you contrast techniques of painters such as Cezanne and van Gogh. With insightful quotations and detailed timelines, The Art Book is a thought-provoking and essential reference for students and art-lovers everywhere.
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            ISBN 9780241239018
            Released NZ 27 Feb 2017
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series Big Ideas
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            The Genesis of Creativity and the Origin of the Human Mind
             

            The Genesis of Creativity and the Origin of the Human Mind (Hardback)

            By Putova, Barbora; Edited by Soukup, Vaclav

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            What is it about human beings that makes us creative, able to imagine and enact new possibilities for life and new solutions to problems in a way that no other animal can? The authors explore this question in essays and studies from a range of specializations and backgrounds.

            ISBN 9788024626772
            Released NZ 15 Nov 2015
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Write Their Dream on the Rock Forever: Rock Writings in the Stein River Valley of British Columbia
               

            The Write Their Dream on the Rock Forever: Rock Writings in the Stein River Valley of British Columbia (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd edition)

            By York, Annie; Arnett, Chris; Daley, Richard

            'Nlaka'pamux Elder York explains the red-ochre inscriptions on rocks of the Stein Valley, a landmark in the evolution of writing.

            ISBN 9781772012200
            Publisher Misc - NewSouth
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Dreamtime Superhighway: Sydney Basin Rock Art and Prehistoric Information Exchange
              

            Dreamtime Superhighway: Sydney Basin Rock Art and Prehistoric Information Exchange (Paperback)

            By McDonald, Josephine

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            'Dreamtime Superhighway' presents a thorough and original contextualization of the rock art and archaeology of the Sydney Basin.

            ISBN 9781921536168
            Published NZ 1 Aug 2008
            Publisher ANU Press
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Terra Australis
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            Mughal Painting: (Oxford India Short Introductions)

            Mughal Painting: (Oxford India Short Introductions) (Paperback)

            By Verma, Som Prakash

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            Using diverse sources - Persia, Central Asian, European, and Indian, Som Prakash Verma provides a detailed survey of Mughal painting. His thematic approach offers a fresh treatment of the subject and highlights features that set the genre apart. Verma's detailed account of the Mu...ghal atelier, genre of narrative art, historical portraits, self - portraits, paintings on natural history, and the analyses of the impact of Renaissance art of Europe make the book distinctive. This little showcases the Mughal patrons' and painters' concern for aesthetic appeal and intellectual message.
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            ISBN 9780199451135
            Released NZ 24 Apr 2014
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
            Interest Age General Audience
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            ARYAN AVATARS From pre-historic nomads to settlers in the Pacific
               

            ARYAN AVATARS From pre-historic nomads to settlers in the Pacific (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd edition)

            By Sukhdeo, Mahendra

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            In the backdrop of an autobiographical canvas, the author explores the anthology of embryonic influences that have shaped the character of his undiluted, earthy ancestral village near the India-Nepal border.

            ISBN 9789381239469
            Publisher USP Press
            Interest Age 15+ years
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            The Rock Art of Africa
             

            The Rock Art of Africa (Hardback)

            By Willcox, A. R.

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            The first inclusive survey. The range of the coverage is geophysically comprehensive, from the Atlas Mountains to the Cape of Good Hope. The art styles are set into a firm chronological framework, and are displayed against a background of human, physical and cultural evolution. O...riginally published 1984.
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            ISBN 9781138816091
            Released NZ 23 Oct 2014
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology
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