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Sacred Art in East and West

Paperback, 11/02/2002, £18.99

19th Century French Art

Paperback, 21/06/2004, £9.99
Examining one of the most productive periods of artistic invention, this book highlights the Impressionists, the Symbolists and artists such as Courbet, Rodin and Gauguin. The author also looks outside France to those who were influenced by French art, such as Van Gogh and the Pre-Raphaelites.

Folkestone Through Artists' Eyes

Hardback, 31/07/2017, £19.95

The St Ives Artists: New Edition: A Biography of Place and Time

Paperback, 11/05/2023, £19.99
New in paperback: Michael Bird's bestselling chronicle of the St Ives artists, illustrated in colour throughout.

Oxford Dictionary of American Art and Artists

Paperback, 26/02/2009, £12.99
This comprehensive dictionary is an indispensible guide to American art from colonial times to contemporary postmodernism. It is the most extensive, most up-to-date dictionary on American art currently available.

Dictionary of British art

Paperback, 16/05/1988, £8.95
Surveys the history of British art and discusses important artists, movements, and periods.

Art of the Celts From 700 BC to the Celtic Revival

Paperback, 13/04/1992, £8.95
A journey along the historical spectrum of Celtic art, from the rich treasures found throughout Iron Age Europe, through the flowering of metalwork, sculpture and manuscript illumination, to the revivals attempted today.

Art of Tibet

Paperback, 03/11/1997, £8.95
The author of this work explores the interwined relationship between the art and spiritual life of the region of Tibet. From the Potala in Lhasa - a religious complex - to painting, sculpture and portraiture, Tibet's artistic culture is traced from the foundation of the kingdom to the 20th century.

British Painting The Golden Age

Paperback, 10/05/1999, £8.95
The period from the early works of Hogarth (about 1730) to the death of Turner (1851) was the golden age of British painting. William Vaughan discusses the key personalities and analyzes the class structure, political background, and economic factors that governed the art market.

American Art and Architecture

Paperback, 19/06/2006, £10.95
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.

Indian Art

Paperback, 26/04/2001, £19.99
This concise yet lively new survey guides the reader through 5000 years of Indian art and architecture. A rich artistic tradition is fully explored through the Hindu, Buddhist, Islamic, Colonial, and contemporary periods, incorporating discussion of modern Bangladesh and Pakistan, tribal artists, and the decorative arts.

Early Art And Architecture Of Africa

Paperback, 25/04/2002, £19.99
This new history of over 5000 years of African art reveals its true diversity for the first time. Challenging centuries of misconceptions that have obscured the sophisticated nature of African art, Peter Garlake uses the latest research and archaeological findings to offer exciting new insights.

Art In China

Paperback, 26/02/2009, £19.99
A beautifully illustrated new edition of the ultimate single-volume guide to the history of art in China, from neolithic times to the 21st century

Japanese Prints

Hardback, 07/09/1995, £8.99
The book covers this exquisite collection of work from the 17th to 19th centuries in four sections: Primitives, Courtesans, Actors, and Landscapes.

Hogarth to Turner : British Painting

7, 19/03/2010, £9.99
Innovation is at the heart of the National Gallery's British collection. This book traces some key developments in British eighteenth- and nineteenth-century painting, focusing on the outstanding portraits and landscapes in the National Gallery's collection.

British Art

7, 29/09/2006, £25.00

Landscapes for Art: Contemporary Sculpture Parks

Paperback, 03/09/2008, £19.99
Sculpture parks and gardens, whether woodland sanctuaries or urban retreats, sprawling sites or intimate oases, offer sculpture lovers and artists alike unique ways to experience the outdoors, sculpture, and the intersections between nature and culture. This work surveys a wide range of sculpture parks and gardens that focus on contemporary art.

Art and the City: Civic Imagination and Cultural Authority in Los Angeles

Paperback, 17/03/2011, £22.99
Art and the City explores the contentious relationship between civic politics and visual culture in Los Angeles. Struggles between civic leaders and modernist artists to define civic identity and control public space highlight the significance of the arts as a site of political contest in the twentieth century.

From a Nation Torn: Decolonizing Art and Representation in France 1945-1962

Paperback, 21/02/2014, £23.99
Focusing on the Algerian War of Independence (1954-1962) and the historical continuities it presented with the experience of the Second World War, this book highlights decolonization's formative effects on art and related theories of representation, both political and aesthetic.
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