Tells the story of Turner's life and work. This title features colour plates illuminating Turner's range dramatic views of the sea or mountains, sweeping landscapes, architecture, imaginary scenes from history and legend, panoramas of contemporary towns.
Wayne Thiebaud has long been recognized as one of America's prominent modern artists. This title brings together 120 of Thiebaud's important paintings, watercolours and pastels. It contains essays that trace the course of his career from the 1950s onwards.
Cubism initiated a pictorial revolution through its radical approach to image-making, invention of the new media of collage and sculptural assemblage, and evolution towards pure abstraction. This work aims to reveal these innovations as integrally related to rapid changes in French society.
Provides an introduction to the history of American art and architecture from its 17th-century colonial beginnings to the installation and video work. Structured chronologically, this book not only discusses the key artists and architects, art works and buildings, but also defines the characteristics of the different periods.