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This stunning photographic journey goes straight to the heart of Bhutan – a Buddhist country on the cusp of opening its doors to the West. It explores the culture, history, beliefs and dazzling Himalayan landscapes of the world’s newest democracy taking us into the lives of its people as their country enters the modern world.
Travel Talk called…Read more »
There are few other places on earth where flowers are so all pervasive, so varied and as sumptuous as in southwest Western Australia. It is one of 39 special places in the world, named International Biodiversity Hotspots, where there have been explosions of evolution—veritable cauldrons of species making.
Award-winning photographers Stanley and…Read more »
This is the fascinating story of a young sculptor who helped bring modernism to Perth.
Margaret Priest was educated at the prestigious Glasgow School of Art and won the Royal Scottish Academy’s award for best young artist before arriving in Perth in 1951.
Here she found herself at the centre of a stimulating circle of academic immigrants and…Read more »
Did you know that an obelisk with a tapered column at the top symbolises eternal life or that measuring scales are often found on the grave of a person in the legal profession?
Monuments and Masons is a comprehensive telling of this unique industry history – about the monumental masons and the shapes, symbols and fascinating tales attached to…Read more »
by Jon Davison
From the snow-clad mountains of Alaska to Australia’s desert heart, photographer Jon Davison explores the world’s most beautiful landscapes from the air.
Robbie is a tale of passionate and driven individuals. It is the story of fifteen people who made the ‘wild fantasy’ of owning and operating their own helicopter a reality.
Davison travelled…Read more »
Mowanjum will always be in my memories especially the people, the culture and the beautiful country the Mowanjum mob came from.
This is a lively and richly illustrated book produced to mark the 50th anniversary of the Mowanjum Aboriginal Community.
Mowanjum shares the Wandjina traditions in songs, myth, stories and poems alongside…Read more »
by Malcolm Wells & Kim Wells
Join the thousands of pilgrims who have walked the ancient Way of St James in Spain. Whether you’re an experienced trekker or an armchair traveller, this warmly written and beautifully illustrated journey will take you into the heart and soul of this historic walk.
As featured in The Way, now showing in local cinemas. Read more »
Fertile Soil celebrates the golden anniversary of the City of Fremantle’s art collection with an extraordinary selection of prints, paintings, photographs ceramics and sculptures by Fremantle artists and about Fremantle subjects. Over 80 full colour images feature artists such as ceramicist Pippin Drysdale, modernist painter Kathleen O’Connor, landscape…Read more »
Richard Woldendorp is one of the best-known landscape photographers in Australia. This updated edition of Richard’s most impressive — and sought after — hardcover photographic book showcases the beauty and drama of the vast Western Australian landscape.
‘The red pindan earth, tawny sands, stretched blue skies and pink wildflowers tell their vibrant…Read more »
by John Stringer, Stuart Elliott & Diana Roberts with photography by Eva Fernandez
‘… an artistic treasury that is new even to most Western Australians, for the Horn’s support of artists has been a journey of personal fulfilment rather than a military-style campaign. They collect art for exactly the right reasons: they seek stimulation and enjoyment. Their collection is diverse, highly independent and idiosyncratic in character…Read more »