This beautiful new book from Yale University Press highlights the wonderful draughtsmanship of Mannerist artist Agnolo Bronzino who was a pupil of the great Pontormo. It can be found on the browsing shelves in the Arts Reading Room.
The recent death of Hollywood rebel and icon Dennis Hopper made the recent exhibition of art from his private collection at ACMI that much more topical. Mind you with artists such as Warhol, Ruscha, Lichtenstein and Basquiat represented, not to mention some of Hopper’s own work, it was always going to be interesting. If you missed it you can catch up with the catalogue, available on the browsing shelves in Arts.
For nearly 30 years Gerard Alessandrini’s revue has been sending up the good, the bad and the ugly of Broadway musical theatre. This lavishly illustrated book by Alessandrini himself recreates many of the show’s highlights, and includes some of the more iconic script moments.
I Am Ozzy by Ozzy Osbourne with Chris Ayres
From Bronzino to Ozzy Osbourne; enough said!