Showing reviews tagged as art.
by Jaime Rojo and Steven P. Harrington on 11 October 2010
The authors of the successful ‘Brooklyn Street Art’ book expand their scope and take readers on a fast-paced run through New York, resulting in a vibrant look at the urban art revolution happening on the streets of the city today.
New York is a street art Mecca, boasting a vast outdoor gallery...
by Fredrick Stromberg on 05 August 2010
It is no surprise that comic art has been misused by governments, self-interest groups, do-gooders and sinister organisations to spread their messages.
This book examines every kind of propaganda, and how positive or pernicious messages have been conveyed in the pages of comic books over the last...
by David Filer on 06 January 2010
Uncovering images of New Zealand through the 'new eyes' of early European explorers and settlers. We are familiar with the commissioned works of official artists documenting their first impressions of their new land, and new co-inhabitants. But less well-known are the personal sketches and paintings...
by Craig Potton, Martin de Ruyter, Neil Price on 12 November 2009
One of the most interesting cultural phenomena in New Zealand over the past 20 years has been the spectacular success of the World of WearableArt, an annual competition and award show that explores the intersection between fashion and art, through a genre popularly known as wearable art. This unique...
by Tyler Cann and Wynstan Curnow on 12 November 2009
This fascinating book looks at one of the country’s most internationally acclaimed artists and is easily the most comprehensive visual presentation of Lye’s art to date. Over 1,000 new photographs were created and hundreds of them selected for this sumptuous publication by the Govett Brewster Art...