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My Horizon

Author : Natalie King
ISBN : 0500500991
Genre : Art
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The deeply personal and political work of internationally acclaimed Australian artist, Tracey Moffatt, published to accompany an exhibition at the 2017 Venice Biennale

Australiana To Zeitgeist An A Z Of Contemporary Australian Art

Author : Loughnan Melissa
ISBN : 0500500894
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Blood Mystic

Author : George Gittoes
ISBN : 9781760550523
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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George Gittoes defies categorisation as his life defies belief. One thing is certain: Gittoes is the greatest Australian hero working today and his epic story must be told. Equal parts artist and warrior, George is world-famous for waging war on war with art, circus, photography and film. "Soldiers die for flags. For me it is art," he says. George has been shot, stabbed, bombed, beaten, tortured, drowned and jailed. He has worked with Andy Warhol, dined with Fidel Castro, plotted with Julian Assange, been feted by Mandela, blessed by Mother Theresa, sneezed on by the Dalai Lama. Blood Mystic begins with George flying back to Jalalabad carrying a letter from the Taliban threatening to chop off his head and show the decapitation on live TV. George's mission is to film with street kids in the most dangerous city on earth - the Ghostbuster street exorcists, the Snow Monkey ice cream boys, the urchin girls and kuchi kids, the child gangsters with razor blades under their lips. As the danger grows, George reflects deeply on a life less ordinary - his boyhood being groomed as a gangster, his escape to New York, the Yellow House art revolutions, crazy brave adventures in outback Australia, ghetto America, jungle Nicaragua, war-torn Cambodia, badlands Baghdad, hollow Bosnia... and beyond. This is a specially formatted fixed layout ebook that retains the look and feel of the print book.

The Ghost S Child

Author : Sonya Hartnett
ISBN : 9781459621237
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This is a romantic tale about a young girl's love for a boy named Feather. At the beginning, Maddy comes home to find a teenage boy sitting in her living room. She does not know him, but tells the boy the story of her life and her life with Feather. At the story's end we find the boy is Maddy's unborn child and she is dead. Ages 13+. Winner of Children's Book Council of Australia Awards: Book of the Year - Older Readers 2008. Shortlisted for Commonwealth Writers' Prize Best Book - SE Asia and South Pacific 2008.

Reel Inequality

Author : Nancy Wang Yuen
ISBN : 9780813586311
Genre : Performing Arts
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When the 2016 Oscar acting nominations all went to whites for the second consecutive year, #OscarsSoWhite became a trending topic. Yet these enduring racial biases afflict not only the Academy Awards, but also Hollywood as a whole. Why do actors of color, despite exhibiting talent and bankability, continue to lag behind white actors in presence and prominence? Reel Inequality examines the structural barriers minority actors face in Hollywood, while shedding light on how they survive in a racist industry. The book charts how white male gatekeepers dominate Hollywood, breeding a culture of ethnocentric storytelling and casting. Nancy Wang Yuen interviewed nearly a hundred working actors and drew on published interviews with celebrities, such as Viola Davis, Chris Rock, Gina Rodriguez, Oscar Isaac, Lucy Liu, and Ken Jeong, to explore how racial stereotypes categorize and constrain actors. Their stories reveal the day-to-day racism actors of color experience in talent agents’ offices, at auditions, and on sets. Yuen also exposes sexist hiring and programming practices, highlighting the structural inequalities that actors of color, particularly women, continue to face in Hollywood. This book not only conveys the harsh realities of racial inequality in Hollywood, but also provides vital insights from actors who have succeeded on their own terms, whether by sidestepping the system or subverting it from within. Considering how their struggles impact real-world attitudes about race and diversity, Reel Inequality follows actors of color as they suffer, strive, and thrive in Hollywood.

Tapestries In The Burrell Collection

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ISBN : 178130050X
Genre : Art
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The magnificent collection of some 200 European, mainly medieval, tapestries acquired by Glasgow shipping magnate Sir William Burrell (1861–1958) is one of the largest and most important tapestry collections in the world. Although attempts to catalogue them have been made in the past, most have never been published and are therefore little known. The result of a three-year research project, this highly illustrated scholarly catalogue provides full details of place and date of production, materials and technique, provenance and exhibition history. Each entry also contains a detailed description of subject matter and interpretation of the iconography, including, where relevant, discussion of linked individual tapestries or series of associated tapestries in other locations. Any past or new theories about iconography and design are cited, with references. A discussion of context, such as noteworthy details about the patron or the production and information about related tapes- tries reusing the same cartoon in other locations, is included together with past and new research about makers and usage. Each tapestry entry is illustrated with a full colour image plus details and comparative illustrations where appropriate. The catalogue is prefaced by an essay on Burrell as a collector of tapestries and another on the history of the maintenance and care of tapestries. Appendices pro- vide details of the dealers from whom Burrell bought the tapestries and on other noted collectors. An illustrated conservation essay, a glossary, a full bibliography and an index complete the volume. The resulting work provides a record of a major collection which will become a benchmark for future research and interpretation of tapestries of the period.

In Pursuit Of Venus

Author : Lisa Reihana
ISBN : 0864633017
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"To accompany the exhibition of the new multi-media work by artist Lisa Reihana in Pursuit of Venus (infected) at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki"--Publisher information.

Half The Sky

Author : Luise Guest
ISBN : 0980834740
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The Artificial Horizon

Author : Martin Edward Thomas
ISBN : 0522851517
Genre : Blue Mountains (N.S.W)
File Size : 73. 12 MB
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Martin Thomas takes the reader on a journey through a compelling study of culture, landscape and mythology. For both Aboriginal people and their colonisers, the rugged landscape of the Blue Mountains has stood as an intriguing riddle and a stimulus to the imagination. The author evokes this dramatic and bewildering landscape and leads his readers through the cultural history of the locality in order to probe the 'dreamwork of imperialism'.

Site Writing

Author : Jane Rendell
ISBN : 9781845119997
Genre : Art
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The prominent cultural critic Mieke Bal defines the new discipline of 'art writing' as a fresh mode of criticism, which aims to 'put the art first'. Following this definition, this volume puts the sites of the critic's engagement with art first.

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