The Arts The Lives of the Surrealists Desmond Morris Australian Beauty Thom Whilton & Lisa Teh Songs for Sabotage Gary Carrion-Murayari HB $50.00 Surrealism did not begin as an art movement but as a philosophical strategy, a way of life, and a rebellion against the establishment that gave rise to the First World War. In The Lives of the Surrealists, Desmond Morris concentrates on the artists as individuals. What were their personalities, their predilections, their character strengths and flaws? Here, Morris focuses on the artists most closely associated with the surrealist movement. PB $34.99 The beauty scene in Australia is evolving – from the quality of ingredients used by our brands to the accessibility of local beauty products online. Australians are more considered with what we’re putting on our skin and we’re looking to tastemakers to help us achieve the latest look. Australian Beauty champions Australians who are the catalysts for change in the industry. These are the stories of the crème of home-grown beauty heroes. HB $79.95 In 2018, the New Museum in New York presents its fourth Triennial, the museum’s survey of emerging artists from around the world. This edition of the much-anticipated exhibition features work by 26 artists and collectives from 19 countries, exploring a range of artistic practices. These artists are connected by their deep engagement with their local context and an examination of the sense of internationalism that defines our time. A Life in Pattern Orla Kiely Picasso and the Painting that Shocked the World Miles J. Unger Albert Namatjira PB $39.99 Orla Kiely has opened her archives to explore a life dedicated to print. From her earliest and most iconic pattern, to the evolution of her print design encompassing the worlds of fashion, homewares and beyond, Orla shares the full range of patterns and designs that she has produced since establishing her brand in 1995. This is a celebration of Orla’s entire body of work – of colour, of print and of a handbag loved by women all over the world. HB $39.99 In 1900, a young Spaniard named Pablo Picasso made his first trip to Paris. It was in this capital of the art world that, after years of poverty and neglect, he emerged as the leader of a bohemian band of painters, sculptors, and poets. Picasso and his friends resolved to shake up the world. This story of an artistic genius is filled with heartbreak and triumph, despair and delirium, all played out against the backdrop of the world’s most captivating city. HB $39.95 Pioneering Aboriginal watercolourist Albert Namatjira’s landscape paintings are synonymous with our perception of the Australian outback. But these luminous landscapes also expressed Namatjira’s deep connection with the Western Arrarnta Country for which he was a traditional custodian. This is the first publication of Namatjira’s work since the copyright was returned to his descendants, and celebrates the legacy of this important artist.