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  • Win these Phaidon Focus art books

    Thu, 28 Nov 2013 19:28

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    Phaidon Focus is a groundbreaking new series that offers accessible, enjoyable and thought-provoking books on the visual arts.

    Written by experts in their field, each of these lively and beautifully illustrated books, covers the entirety of the artist's work, exploring its origins, development, style and themes.

    We have 3 sets of the first set of 6 to give away! - Andy Warhol, Francis Bacon, David Smith, Robert Rauschenberg, Anselm Kiefer and Brice Marden. Just answer the simple question below to be in with a chance to win. Entries by Friday 20 December please.

    Update -- winners: Chee Mei Wei, Alessandro Conflitti, Aina Poch

    Competition now closed

    Posted by Adam Adam

    Categories: art, prize, competition, Phaidon Focus

    Phaidon Focus

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    1. 1. No purchase necessary. Proof of entering is not proof of receipt of entry.

      2. To be eligible, entries must be received on or before the competition closing date. All entries shall become the property of The Book Depository, and their directors, officers, representatives, advertising and promotional agencies are not responsible for contacting or forwarding prizes to entrants who provide unclear or incomplete information or for entries lost, misdirected, delayed or destroyed.

      3. The competition is open to all excluding residents of Italy. Parents/guardians must submit the entry for those under the age of 16. Images must not contain photographs of minors without an adult's consent.

      4. The prize winner will be decided by The Book Depository. The Book Depository will not enter into correspondence about the choice of winner.

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      I hope I win¡.

      Posted Sat, 04 Jan 2014 00:15
    2. Toni Notley's avatar Toni Notley

      Looking at beautiful things makes the soul happy!

      Posted Wed, 11 Dec 2013 22:21
    3. Ria Wijnbergen's avatar Ria Wijnbergen

      I should be lucky one time in a Competition!

      Posted Wed, 11 Dec 2013 20:43
    4. Sharron's avatar Sharron

      Books sound great. It would be a nice present to me from Santa.

      Posted Wed, 11 Dec 2013 18:56
    5. sharyn honey's avatar sharyn honey

      What a wonderful prize and resource for an art

      Posted Wed, 11 Dec 2013 17:07
    6. Victoria Nash's avatar Victoria Nash

      What a superb set of books. I'd so love them!

      Posted Wed, 11 Dec 2013 16:49
    7. Melody Lawrence's avatar Melody Lawrence

      My son & grandson would love these. What a wonderful surprise!

      Posted Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:46
    8. Anastazija's avatar Anastazija

      Ohhhh my, oh my, I would absolutely be famous if I win these, I won't stop talking about it! Thank you so much for the opportunity.

      Posted Wed, 11 Dec 2013 11:59
    9. Mr J R Canty's avatar Mr J R Canty

      Perfect for my daughter who is covering pop art in school.

      Posted Wed, 11 Dec 2013 11:56
    10. Louise Long's avatar Louise Long

      I'd be the happiest person in the world if I owned these!

      Posted Wed, 11 Dec 2013 10:31
    11. zar athustra's avatar zar athustra

      Thank you for the opportunity.

      Posted Wed, 11 Dec 2013 08:58
    12. Janet Gregory's avatar Janet Gregory

      This is a beautiful selection of art books - perfect not only for Christmas but for the whole year.

      Posted Mon, 09 Dec 2013 00:14
    13. Maria Ana Chaves Franco de Sousa's avatar Maria Ana Chaves Franco de Sousa

      Such a great set of beautiful books! What a beautiful gift for Christmas! Thank you very much, Book Depository!

      Posted Sun, 08 Dec 2013 20:18
    14. Gillian Brodie's avatar Gillian Brodie

      what a lovely Xmas present these would be - thx for the opportunity !

      Posted Sat, 07 Dec 2013 04:31
    15. Rebeka Jazbec's avatar Rebeka Jazbec

      A great gift for moi, art historian who loves 60's art. :)

      Posted Fri, 06 Dec 2013 19:43
    16. Robert Buck's avatar Robert Buck

      Definitely would be a gift for my granddaughter who is a 9 year old aspiring artist...

      Posted Fri, 06 Dec 2013 18:24
    17. Brad Halse's avatar Brad Halse

      Good prize. Whomever wins will be delighted; the rest of us will need to buy the set!

      Posted Fri, 06 Dec 2013 13:00
    18. Sumner Berg's avatar Sumner Berg

      I have a daughter who is doing quite well being an artist. This would be a great X-Mas present. She actually has a piece in PARLIAMENT HOUSE

      Posted Fri, 06 Dec 2013 02:46
    19. Peter Dyson's avatar Peter Dyson

      Six REALLY influential artists for me especially. Great choice whoever's responsible.

      Posted Fri, 06 Dec 2013 01:09
    20. sondra oppedisano's avatar sondra oppedisano

      Would be great to win these books! :)

      Posted Thu, 05 Dec 2013 21:11
    21. Atari's avatar Atari

      Sorry, my question may be silly but... can someone explain to me why on termes and condition is written "The competition is open to all excluding residents of Italy"? So I really can't participate just because I live in Italy?

      Posted Thu, 05 Dec 2013 20:06
    22. Patricia Ramos's avatar Patricia Ramos

      Something an artist who can't afford these books would love to have. :D

      Posted Thu, 05 Dec 2013 19:20
    23. Edna Melissa Moreira Villegas's avatar Edna Melissa Moreira Villegas


      Posted Thu, 05 Dec 2013 18:58
    24. P Balla's avatar P Balla

      What the future holds one knows but what mine hols , may be is I'll win...

      Posted Thu, 05 Dec 2013 18:50
    25. Takashi's avatar Takashi

      Phaidon is my all time favorite publisher. A is for Art, A is for Andy warhol, A is for Alleluia.

      Posted Thu, 05 Dec 2013 17:06

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