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A listing of titles from the Art category.


Agents of Empire: How E.L. Mitchell’s photographs shaped Australia
Joanna Sassoon
For nearly 100 years, E.L. Mitchell's emblematic photographs have shaped ideas about Australia. But who was Mitchell and why did he succeed above his competitors?
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Art & Time
Jan Lloyd Jones, Paul Campbell, Peter Wylie
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Art and Authenticity
Jan Lloyd Jones, Julian Lamb
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Arts Management: Insights and Perspectives
David Forrest
A range of writings produced by students in the Masters of Arts program at RMIT University. The papers cover the broad areas of arts management, policy, law, community arts, arts criticism and collections.
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Australian Jewellery Topos: Talking about place
Robert Baines, Nicole Polentas, Melissa Miller
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Australian Pianists: A Cross-section of Performers Offers Insights into Aspects of Pianism
Martin Comte
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Black Writers, White Editors – Episodes of collaboration and compromise in Australian publishing history
Jenny Jones
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Christopher Martin 'In the Middle of the Music': Memoirs and Memories
Mary Ryllis Clark
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Cultured Colonists: George Alexander Gilbert and His Family, Settlers in Port Phillip
Margaret Bowman
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Driftwood: Escape and survival through art
Eva de Jong-Duldig
Spanning three continents and three generations, it poignantly captures both the loss that families encounter when they are dislocated by war and the challenges they face when adapting to a new way of life.
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Elfriede Jelinek Goes Australia: Indigenising an Austrian Nobel Prize Winner
André Bastian
'Elfriede Jelinek Goes Australia: Indigenising an Austrian Nobel Prize Winner' is the first volume entirely published on Jelineks work in Australia and gathers a series of analyses around 'Princess Dramas' at Red Stitch Actors Theatrethe first-ever production of one of her plays on an Australian stage, in Melbourne, 2011.
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Friends, Fashion and Fabulousness: The Making of an Australian Style
Sally Gray
Linking fashion, art, sexual politics and diverse urban subcultures, Sally Gray describes a restlessly creative, culturally influential group of friends and collaborators as they moved to and from Melbourne, Paris, Sydney, London, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, New York, and places in between.
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Making Melbourne's Monuments: The Sculpture of Paul Montford
Catherine Moriarty
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Marshall-Hall's Melbourne: Music, Art and Controversy, 1891–1915
Therese Radic, Suzanne Robinson
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Melbourne Street Life
Andrew Brown-May
Tom Roberts famous depiction of Bourke Street in the summer of 188586, just before the introduction of tramlines, sets the scene for the broad historical view of the street life of Melbourne
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More Amazing Schmuck Stories
Robert Baines
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New Romantics: Darkness and Light in Australian Art
Simon Gregg
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Percy Lindsay: Artist & Bohemian
Silas Clifford-Smith
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Perils Of The Studio Inside the Artistic Affairs of Bohemian Melbourne
Alex Taylor
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Pictures, Patterns & Objects: Rock-art of the Torres Strait Islands, Northeastern Australia
Liam M. Brady
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Places of the Heart: Memorials in Australia
Paul Ashton, Paula Hamilton, Rose Searby
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Primitive and Pop: Keith Haring’s Australia 1984
Andrew Montana
At the height of his fame, New York City artist and activist Keith Haring landed in Australia in 1984. Melding new scholarship on the visual arts of the early 1980s, this book vividly weaves Haring's animated art with the audacious work of Australian artists into a forceful, urban cultural history.
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Renaissance Perspectives
Jan Lloyd Jones, Graham Cullum
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Shifting Focus: Colonial Australian Photography 1850-1920
Josephine Croci, Anne Maxwell
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Stage Struck?: A DIY Theatrical Career
Kevin Palmer
As a young Australian, freshly abroad, Kevin Palmer impulsively and successfully auditioned for the acting course at the Webber-Douglas Drama Academy in London, thus beginning a most productive and interesting international theatrical career.
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The Art of James Davis
James Davis, Ashley Crawford
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The Artist Curates
Ruth Johnstone
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The Doctoral Journey in Dance and Drama Education: Reflections on Doctoral Studies by Australian and New Zealand Educators
David Forrest
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The Magic Lantern in Colonial Australia and New Zealand
Elizabeth Hartrick
This book brings to life the story of the magic lantern in colonial Australia and New Zealand. It describes the extraordinarily wide use of magic lantern images and technology across the colonies
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The Mill: Experiments in Theatre and Community
Meredith Rogers
The Mill Theatres life was short, but its legacy has been substantial. This book brings to light the work of a company largely ignored in broad-brush histories, and the profound impact it had on theatre workers and students who were touched by it.
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The Visual Language of Painting: An Aesthetic Analysis of Representational Technique
Robert Nelson
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Tom Bass: Totem Maker
Tom Bass, Harris Smart
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Tony Woods: Archive
Tony Woods, Tony Woods, Andrew Gaynor
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Treasure Room – Australia / Schatzzkammer – Australien
Robert Baines
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Video Void: Australian Video Art
Stephen Jones, Anne Marsh, Elena Galimberti, Matthew Perkins, Matthew Perkins
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