Best art & design books of 2019

Vitamin T: Threads and Textiles in Contemporary Art

Vitamin T: Threads and Textiles in Contemporary Art

Phaidon Editors, Jenelle Porter

A global survey of more than 100 artists, chosen by art-world professionals for their work with threads, stitching, and textiles

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The Art of Feminism: Images that Shaped the Fight for Equality

The Art of Feminism: Images that Shaped the Fight for Equality

Helena Reckitt, Lucinda Gosling, Hilary Robinson, Amy Tobin

Once again, women are on the march. And since its inception in the 19th century, the women's movement has harnessed the power of images to transmit messages of social change and equality to the world.

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Colony

Colony

Cathy Leahy, Judith Ryan, Dr Isobel Crombie, Megan Patty

This is an essential exploration of Australia's complex colonial mindset: from the tragedies of a contested beginning to the conversations that allow us now to contemplate a better future.

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Australia Modern

Australia Modern

Hannah Lewi, Philip Goad

The essential text on Australian modernism, featuring 100 significant site examples by Australia's most revered architects, rich archival imagery and expert essays exploring how modernism has shaped Australian society.

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 Read reviewMirka Mora: A Life Making Art

Mirka Mora: A Life Making Art

Sabine Cotte

Mirka Mora features a rich insight into the intellectual life and art practice of one of Australia's most versatile, creative and prolific modern artists.

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The Touch: Spaces Designed for the Senses

The Touch: Spaces Designed for the Senses

Kinfolk, Norm Architects, Gestalten

It is often said that beauty lies in the eye of the beholder. In The Touch, Kinfolk and Norm Architects present an alternative: that good design is not only visually appealing-it engages all of the human senses.

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Ian Fairweather: A Life in Letters

Ian Fairweather: A Life in Letters

Claire Roberts, John Thompson

A self-portrait by one of Australia's greatest artists, a man mistakenly portrayed as a hermit

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Magnum Streetwise: The Ultimate Collection of Street Photography

Magnum Streetwise: The Ultimate Collection of Street Photography

Stephen McLaren

The ultimate collection of street photography from Magnum Photos.

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Step into Paradise: Jenny Kee and Linda Jackson

Step into Paradise: Jenny Kee and Linda Jackson

Georgina Safe, Glynis Jones, Penelope Tree

Step into Paradise explores the compelling stories and creative practice of iconic designers Jenny Kee and Linda Jackson, whose pioneering style created a bold and unashamedly Australian fashion identity.

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 Special priceConcrete Houses: The Poetics of Form

Concrete Houses: The Poetics of Form

Joe Rollo

Concrete Houses explores the sculptural possibilities of concrete as the material of choice in landmark contemporary houses across the world

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