Arts & Photography (640)

Auckland & Northland with Hauraki Gulf & Coromandel

ISBN: 9781877303531

Author: Peter Morath    Publisher: The Caxton Press

This is a book of stunning scenery – a photographic celebration of some of New Zealand’s best natural beauty.


This is a book of stunning scenery – a photographic celebration of some of New Zealand’s best natural beauty.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 48


Dimensions: 245 x 210 mm


Publication Date: 01-12-2016


$19.99
Paris : Art & Architecture

ISBN: 9783848009794

Author: Martina Padberg    Publisher: h f Ullmann

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 wi...


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.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 480


Dimensions: 146 x 163 mm


$24.99
Tuscany : Art & Architecture

ISBN: 9783848003211

Author: Anne Mueller von der Haegen    Publisher: h f Ullmann

Tuscany is a fascinating region to experience art and architecture in a unique and personal way. In every corner of Tuscany you CAN find century-old churches, c...


Tuscany is a fascinating region to experience art and architecture in a unique and personal way. In every corner of Tuscany you CAN find century-old churches, castles, beautiful manor houses, and villas. The museums in Tuscany are loaded with incredible masterpieces of art starting from Etruscan to Roman culture to medieval art of Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli and Piero Della Francesca. This richly illustrated guide is the perfect introduction to visiting Tuscany.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 626


Dimensions: 146 x 163 mm


$24.99
Rome : Art & Architecture

ISBN: 9783848003204

Author: Brigitte Hintzen-Bohlen    Publisher: h f Ullmann

The magnificent panorama of the Eternal City unfolds before the readers’ eyes this richly illustrated guide. Even into the twentieth century, artists from eve...


The magnificent panorama of the Eternal City unfolds before the readers’ eyes this richly illustrated guide. Even into the twentieth century, artists from every corner of the globe were magically drawn to Rome, which served as their model and inspiration. If you are planning to visit Rome or you want to remember the great architecture that you visited, this resource is for you.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 626


Dimensions: 163 x 146 mm


$24.99
The Art of Tattoo

ISBN: 9781849539227

Author: Lola Mars    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

The Art of Tattoo brings you a stunning collection of the most intricate, unique and exquisite tattoos, from the subtle and delicate to one-of-a-kind whole-body...


The Art of Tattoo brings you a stunning collection of the most intricate, unique and exquisite tattoos, from the subtle and delicate to one-of-a-kind whole-body pieces. Showcasing a range of innovative new styles as well as traditional designs, and packing a punch of colour and charisma, every one of the tattoos in this book is proof that a tattoo is not just ink; it’s art.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 146 x 195 mm


Publication Date: 11-04-2017


$24.99
New York Sleeps

ISBN: 9783791382272

Author: Christopher Thomas    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

Now available in a new and expanded edition with previously unpublished photographs, this serene and beautiful paean to New York paints a unique picture of the ...


Now available in a new and expanded edition with previously unpublished photographs, this serene and beautiful paean to New York paints a unique picture of the world’s most vibrant city, from Central Park to Katz’s delicatessen, the Flatiron Building to Battery Park. Imagine a New York devoid of people, its empty streets, bridges, and waterways as silent and magnificent as an Anselm Adams landscape. This is the New York that Christopher Thomas reveals in duotone photographs that are at once haunting and nostalgic. Employing a large-format Polaroid camera, Thomas shot many of these images in the early hours of the day or with long exposures. The result is a rare glimpse of the Brooklyn Bridge without pedestrians; Grand Central Station without commuters; Fifth Avenue without cars, vendors, workers, or shoppers. Not only do Thomas’s photographs allow viewers to appreciate the spatial and architectural splendor of these New York City icons, but they also evoke a dreamlike feeling that is unusual in visual depictions of the city. Timeless, yet unmistakably contemporary, this collection by an internationally acclaimed photographer is an important addition to the pantheon of photographic essays of New York’s most beloved settings.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 300 x 280 x 25 mm


Publication Date: 01-08-2016


$110.00
Animal Illustration : The Essential Reference

ISBN: 9780486799865

Author: Carol Grafton    Publisher: Dover Publications

Comprehensive and entertaining, this volume comprises the greatest works in animal illustration from the Middle Ages through the twentieth century. The chronolo...


Comprehensive and entertaining, this volume comprises the greatest works in animal illustration from the Middle Ages through the twentieth century. The chronological presentation of hundreds of black-and-white and color images begins with a medieval illuminated manuscript by the Limbourg brothers and the Renaissance works of Albrecht Dürer and other artists from the first centuries of printing. Subsequent illustrations include the seventeenth-century real and imaginary animals of Matthäus Merian and the unique eighteenth-century compilations of Albertus Seba. Nineteenth-century images are drawn from sources as diverse as J. G. Heck's Bilder Atlas; the prints of Georges Baron Cuvier; William Jardine's 40-volume Naturalist's Library; bird illustrations by John James Audubon, Alexander Wilson, Edward Lear, and many others; extraordinary butterfly and insect images by E. A. Seguy, as well as animal illustrations from Victorian chromolithograph die cuts. The exquisite Edwardian bestiary of the Detmold brothers brings the collection into the twentieth century, and ends with the imagery of contemporary dinosaur artist James Gurney. Detailed bibliographical information concerning every source—including biographical details of each artist—makes this collection a vital reference tool as well as a splendid resource of outstanding animal illustrations. Students of graphic art and illustration, as well as graphic designers and advertising professionals, will prize this treasury of material from many rare historic sources.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 144


Dimensions: 210 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 10-10-2016


$55.00
Havana

ISBN: 9783782212465

Author: Andreas Kaiser    Publisher: Independent Publishers Group

Cuba is changing. As a tourist destination , the Caribbean island is becoming increasingly popular. In the first half of 2015 over two million holidaymakers cam...


Cuba is changing. As a tourist destination , the Caribbean island is becoming increasingly popular. In the first half of 2015 over two million holidaymakers came to Cuba - including around 500,000 Germans. But the growing tourism has been changing the island. Nowhere is this as palpable as in the capital Havana. Even now the panorama of the three-million metropolis is characterized by construction sites. Luxury hotels , golf courses and marinas are being built. The morbid charm of the city - the contrast between a glorious past and austere presence – fades. In his coffee table book Havana Andreas Kaiser operates this contrast out in all facets. On more than 300 captivating photos Kaiser shows the Cuban capital as a colorful source of zest for life , as El Dorado of the road cruisers and home of the Rumba. But he portrays Havana also as a center of colonial culture and architecture: Once dominated by the different occupiers - later drawn by revolution and socialism. Havana manifests the image of a fascinating city between love of life and the art of survival. A changing metropolis that - as shown here - soon will no longer exist. A tribute to the original, the real Havana.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 304 x 260 mm


Publication Date: 21-11-2016


$95.00
Creative Me : A practical guide to the joy of paint

ISBN: 9781910862582

Author: Helen Elliott    Publisher: Independent Publishers Group

This unique and inspirational book is designed to help fire up your creativity and give you skills to develop great paintings. In the space of 64 pages, you'll ...


This unique and inspirational book is designed to help fire up your creativity and give you skills to develop great paintings. In the space of 64 pages, you'll learn how to overcome self doubt, find your own unique artistic voice, and become a more creative and productive artist. This practical guide to creativity is suitable for people with a passion for art at all skill levels.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 64


Dimensions: 205 x 247 mm


Publication Date: 14-11-2016


$49.99
Unseen Siam

ISBN: 9786167339665

Author: Joachim Bautze    Publisher: River Books

Researched from a diverse and extensive source materials (including directories, documents in city archives, newspapers, field-notes, postcards, etc.)Unseen Sia...


Researched from a diverse and extensive source materials (including directories, documents in city archives, newspapers, field-notes, postcards, etc.)Unseen Siam. Early Photography 1860-1910 reveals the careers of 15 lesser-unknown early photographers who worked in Siam, many of whom became court photographer to the then ruling King of Siam. Their work was not only restricted to their photographic cartes-de-visite, as is usually the case, but also large sized images from attributable albums and portfolios. Each reproduced photograph is fully cataloged and thus in many cases discloses the name of the photographer of some otherwise well-known images for the first time.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 400


Dimensions: 280 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 20-12-2016


$125.00
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