A History of Pictures: From the Cave to the Computer Screen | Author: David Hockney
Each chapter addresses an important question: What happens when we try to express reality in two dimensions? Why is the `Mona Lisa' beautiful and why are shadows so rarely found in Chinese, Japanese and Persian painting? How have the makers of images depicted movement? What makes marks on a flat surface interesting?
Energised by two lifetimes of looking at pictures, combined with a great artist's 70-year experience of experimentation as he makes them. David Hockney is considered one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century. He has produced work in almost every medium - painting, drawing, stage design, photography and printmaking - and has stretched the boundaries of all of them. Martin Gayford is art critic for The Spectator and the author of many acclaimed books
Author: David Hockney and Martin Gayford
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NIRIN: 22nd Biennale of Sydney 2020
The 22nd Biennale of Sydney is an expansive artist- and First Nations-led exhibition of contemporary art that connects local communities and global networks. Brook Andrew, one of Australia’s most distinguished...
Saltwater: Paintings of Sea Country: The Recognition of Indigenous Sea Rights: 2nd edition | Author: Buku Larrnggay Mulka Centre
"The saltwater ... here it rests in the saltwater country, but it all has names. Just like Garrngirr, just like Nadayun, just like Mumuthun, every individual’s name is a special...
Ancient Ochres : The Aboriginal Rock Paintings of Mount Borradaile | Author: David Andrew Roberts
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The Mount Borradaile region in the Top End of Australia's Northern Territory contains some of the world's most spectacular and elaborate rock paintings. Unrivalled in terms of variety and vividness,...