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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.

      5. The competition ends as specified on the competition page -- no entry received after that time will be considered. The winner will be announced as specified on the competition page. There is one prize

      6. The promoter reserves the right to amend the specification of the prize or offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value.

      7. The prize winner will be notified by telephone/email. If the selected entrant does not meet all of the contract conditions, another entrant will be selected from the remaining eligible entries.

      8. The competitions are not open to employees of The Book Depository and their sponsors or their immediate families.

      9. By entering the contest, entrants, consent to the use of their names, city of residence, photograph and/or image for publicity purposes in all media carried out by The Book Depository, without payment or compensation.

      10. The decisions of the contest judges are final. The prize must be accepted as awarded.

      11. The right is reserved to terminate or withdraw this contest at any time.

      12. All entries become the property of The Book Depository, who assume no responsibility for lost, stolen, delayed, damaged or misdirected entries or for any failure of the website during the promotional period, for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email or entry to be received by The Book Depository on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or any website, or any combination thereof including any injury or damage to an entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from playing or downloading any material in the promotion. The Book Depository reserve the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the email portion of this contest should a virus or bug or other cause beyond the reasonable control of The Book Depository corrupt the security or proper administration of the contest. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of this promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, The Book Depository reserve the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution. Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are illegible, mechanically reproduced, mutilated, forged, falsified, altered or tampered within any way. Entrants agree to abide by the Contest Rules and the decisions of the independent judging panel, which are final.

      13. Entries must be submitted by the named entrant (or their parent/guardian for children aged 16 or under) and will be invalid if found to come from a third party. Multiple entries from a single source (e.g 'competition entry' website/company) will be disqualified.

      14. For name/county of prize winner, please send a stamped addressed envelope marked The Book Depository, Thames Central, Hatfield Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 1QE. No entries should be sent to this address.

      15. Entry to the competition is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.

      16. The email address and phone number you provide to enter the competition will be used by us to contact you if necessary, and will not be shared with other companies. The Book Depository will only use your email address in compliance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998 and in accordance with our privacy policy.

      17. The Promoters have organised these prize draws in good faith and do not accept liability relating to the prize.


    1. Shifra Shomron's avatar Shifra Shomron

      fabulous! I'd love to win!!

      Posted Mon, 06 Jan 2014 17:26
    2. Keerthi Pothumerthi's avatar Keerthi Pothumerthi


      Posted Sun, 22 Dec 2013 02:25
    3. christina liu's avatar christina liu

      Oh this one! I believe that it is 'In the future'

      Posted Sat, 21 Dec 2013 09:32
    4. Ginette Marceau's avatar Ginette Marceau

      When they are ready. Makes sense!

      Posted Thu, 19 Dec 2013 14:12
    5. Nicky Smart's avatar Nicky Smart

      My dream prize!

      Posted Sun, 15 Dec 2013 19:52

      'in the future' I believe is the right answer.

      Posted Sun, 15 Dec 2013 03:57
    7. king274's avatar king274

      know nothing about Andy Warhol, can I eat that -_-a

      Posted Sun, 08 Dec 2013 03:46
    8. Natalie Williams's avatar Natalie Williams

      fingers crossed!

      Posted Fri, 06 Dec 2013 13:05
    9. Marija Bzenic's avatar Marija Bzenic

      When will I, will I be famous? :)

      Posted Fri, 06 Dec 2013 02:08
    10. Barbara Murphy's avatar Barbara Murphy

      We are all famous in our own right, Barbara

      Posted Fri, 06 Dec 2013 01:27
    11. Jessica Baggallay's avatar Jessica Baggallay

      What an amazing prize! I so hope I win! Thanks for the opportunity!!!

      Posted Wed, 04 Dec 2013 04:13
    12. debbie ogier's avatar debbie ogier


      Posted Tue, 03 Dec 2013 08:28
    13. elizabeth enfield's avatar elizabeth enfield

      #1 the first one is the closest as that is the answer i gave he didn't say world famous he saii famous and not for 15 minutes but for 5 minutes...

      Posted Mon, 02 Dec 2013 16:13
    14. Amy Wiles's avatar Amy Wiles

      This is a bit of a tricky one, because there are two quotes (the original and his later attempt to mock the original) which could be used to answer 'when.'

      Posted Sat, 30 Nov 2013 20:13
    15. Kathryn Mackey's avatar Kathryn Mackey

      this is nice prize

      Posted Sat, 30 Nov 2013 17:47
    16. acacia leithhead's avatar acacia leithhead

      Yay! What a great prize

      Posted Fri, 29 Nov 2013 07:43
    17. acacia leithhead's avatar acacia leithhead


      Posted Fri, 29 Nov 2013 07:42

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