Ken Gorbey is a remarkable man who for 15 years was involved with developing and realising the revolutionary cultural concept that became Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand. Then in 1999 he was headhunted by W. Michael Blumenthal to salvage the Jewish Museum Berlin, which was failing and fast becom ...Show more
The illustrated story of Christian Dior's early life, the brand's inception, the triumphs of the couture collections on the catwalk and the red carpet, and the brand's journey after the death of its founder.
In the early sixties at the Royal College of Art in London, three extraordinary personalities collided to reshape contemporary art and literature. Barrie Bates (who would become Billy Apple in November 1962) was an ambitious young graphic designer from New Zealand, who transformed himself into one of po ...Show more
The second of an extraordinary two-volume work chronicling forty-five years of painting by our most important artist, Colin McCahon. Colin McCahon (1919–1987) was New Zealand’s greatest twentieth-century artist. Through landscapes, biblical paintings and abstraction, the introduction of wor ...Show more
Create Stunning Artwork Inspired by Stylish Typefaces of the PastIn this one-of-a-kind lettering workbook, Lisa Quine-- internationally renowned illustrator and hand letterer extraordinaire--teaches you how to draw a range of old-school fonts, like elegant victorian, chic art deco, and flowery art nouve ...Show more
'A brave writer whose books open up fundamental questions about life and art' Telegraph In this remarkable, inspiring collection of essays, acclaimed writer and critic Olivia Laing makes a brilliant case for why art matters, especially in the turbulent political weather of the twenty first century. Funn ...Show more
Celebrated cellist Steven Isserlis adds his own extensive commentary to Robert Schumann's Advice for Young Musicians, a nineteenth century text that remains a must-read for music students today.
An incredible collection of Yves Saint Laurent's designs, beautifully captured by the leading fashion photographers of the 20th century Yves Saint Laurent: Icons of Fashion Design & Photography is a gorgeous homage to the uncrowned king of haute couture. Originally published in 1988, the book traces ...Show more
The illustrated Slow Tech manual will interest historians and re-enactors, parents managing their children's screen time, and young adults looking for mindful and practical escapes from the digital age. Featuring topics such as building bread ovens, making clay pots in a bonfire, felling and processing ...Show more
Follow global colour authority Pantone on this vivid journey through the rich history of colour in fashion. Favourite hues and their appearances across the decades are profiled in informative text and copiously illustrated by runway photos and archival images. Track Bright Marigold from its heyday in th ...Show more
With Drawing: Manga, develop drawing and storytelling skills to create your own manga book In Drawing: Manga, accomplished artist Jeannie Lee shares her artistic insights and techniques for creating captivating manga artwork and stories. From information on character and story development to an explora ...Show more