Bring the gallery home with these beautiful art books.
As art lovers, we haven’t let lockdown fizzle our our insatiable appetites for cultural nourishment. En masse, we’ve turned to innovative gallery responses, like the National Gallery of Victoria’s nifty virtual tours. We’ve flocked to apps like TikTok. And we’ve turned to online resources like ArtsHub to discover new ways to devour visual arts, theatre, music, comedy, dance and cabaret festivals, exhibitions and events from the comfort of our homes. We’ve also found solace, entertainment, connection and inspiration in books. Here are some art books that allow you to bring the gallery home, so you can pore over every detail on your own personal tour, at your own pace.
Richard Flanagan discovers the ‘fury of meaning’ within Ben Quilty’s 2016 painting, ‘High tide mark’.
Artist Ben Quilty pauses to reflect on the human stories that continue to influence and inspire his craft.
Find inspiration in the passions of the world’s great artists and designers.