The 10 Best Christmas presents for arts lovers

From Damien Hirst umbrellas to David Bowie totes, we have a great selection of quirky present for culture vultures

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1. Damien Hirst umbrella

Bright and beautiful, whatever the weather.


2. Finger puppets

Bust out your voices while waggling Austen, Warhol et al.


3. Faber & Faber poetry diary 2014

Plan your year out with rhythm and rhyme.

£12.98, Waterstones stores nationwide,

4. David Bowie tote

Go out with a star on your arm.


5. Literary brooches

Cut-out animals made with pages from books.

from £12,

6. ‘The Wicker Man’ 40th anniversary edition

Re-released with a restored final cut, plus interviews.


7. Everybody Dies tea towel

A graphic depiction of how Shakespeare characters meet their end.


8. Folio edition of ‘Brave New World’

Huxley’s dystopia gets an Art Deco-style make-over.


9. Ghost Stories for Christmas box set

Six-DVD BFI collection of festive chillers.


10. ‘The Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design’

From typefaces to posters.


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