The Making of a Master: John Constable

The remarkable naturalism of John Constable’s paintings has always been acknowledged, and his ‘vivid and timeless’ (as he called them) oil sketches have been celebrated since the 1890s as precursors of ...

Surreal Things: Surrealism and Design

Surrealism was one of the most influential movements of the 20th century and had a profound impact on all forms of culture. It was a philosophy and a way of life for some of the most brilliant artists and writers of the ...

33 Artists in 3 Acts

This compelling narrative goes behind the scenes with the world’s most important living artists to humanize and demystify contemporary art. The best-selling author of Seven Days in the Art World now tells the story of th...

Bill: The Life of William Dobell

In post-war Australia, William Dobell was a household name. But the most famous artist in the land was a broken man. His Archibald Prize-winning portrait of Joshua Smith was the subject of a sensational legal case, chall...

Dame Maggie Scott: A Life in Dance

It is impossible to tell the story of dance in Australia without focusing on Dame Margaret Scott. As The Australian Ballet School celebrates its fiftieth anniversary, it is a fitting time to launch her biography – ...

This Picture of You

Gripping, insightful and moving, This Picture of You is a searing story of love and betrayal. A portrait of a family and the history that threatens to tear it apart at the seams. A breakthrough novel from one of the risi...