New books

The ebooks are positively crowding the eshelves

The ebooks are positively crowding the eshelves

November 26, 2014

Arts, New books:

A selection of new ebooks in Arts; nothing if not eclectic…..

New books: artistic oceans, graphics underground and overhead & a musical navy

New books: artistic oceans, graphics underground and overhead & a musical navy

October 3, 2014

Arts, New books:

Framing the ocean, 1700 to the present : envisaging the sea as social space: edited by Tricia Cusack This take on the ocean seeks to investigate our changing cultural/artistic view… Read More ›

Photography: in and out of focus

Photography: in and out of focus

September 19, 2014

Arts, New books, Photography:

Photography continues to be a major part of our contemporary art collecting, and here are just a few new titles to tempt you into the building (and one you can… Read More ›

It’s a book Jim, but not as we know it; new ebooks in Arts

It’s a book Jim, but not as we know it; new ebooks in Arts

August 28, 2014

Arts, Film, Music, New books, Popular music, Television:

Our collection of ebooks continues to grow, and these are just a few of my current personal favourites; I can’t wait to get home to read them! You can too… Read More ›

New books: pulps, punks and posters

New books: pulps, punks and posters

May 30, 2014

Arts, New books:

 The mining of popular culture continues apace…… Alternative movie posters : film art from the underground by Matthew Chojnacki No, not posters for “alternative” movies, but alternative posters for mainstream… Read More ›

New ebooks in Arts: Zines, would you believe

New ebooks in Arts: Zines, would you believe

May 25, 2014

Arts, Comic books, Music, New books, Popular music:

A lot of people involved in the zine community would say that digitising zines takes away something intrinsic – the kinesthetic and unique appreciation of the physical object – and… Read More ›

New ebooks in Arts: From daguerréotypes to white cubes

New ebooks in Arts: From daguerréotypes to white cubes

May 3, 2014

Arts, Film, New books, Visual arts:

This week’s new ebooks I’ll be focussing on are a pleasant handful of contemplations on film and filmmakers, both present and past. A collection of interviews with photographer and film… Read More ›

New eBooks in Arts: Veracity and responsibility in popular culture

New eBooks in Arts: Veracity and responsibility in popular culture

April 19, 2014

Arts, Comic books, Film, New books, Visual arts:

Some of you may have noticed that there have been a growing number of ebooks appearing in the catalogue. Many of you, however, may not. For all of the amazing… Read More ›

New books: from rocking the nation to charting the world

New books: from rocking the nation to charting the world

April 11, 2014

Arts, Music, New books, Photography, Popular music, Visual arts:

 Rock country : the sounds, bands, fans, fun & other stuff that happened: edited by Christian Ryan “Sex lessons from Bon Scott. Scary encounter with Chrissy Amphlett. On the trail… Read More ›

New books: flashbacks, familiar faces and a bit of clowning around

New books: flashbacks, familiar faces and a bit of clowning around

February 25, 2014

Arts, New books:

Entertainers come in all shapes and sizes…….  All my flashbacks by Lewis Gilbert You may not recognise the name but if you are at any kind of film-buff at all… Read More ›