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Art Deco Poster

Paperback, 22/12/2016, £28.00
Features over 300 of the most sought after examples of poster art created between the wars. Organized thematically into subject categories (aviation, communication, fashion and more), this book includes over 300 highly rare and even unique posters by masters of the art form, including Nizzoli, Cassandre and Beall.

Edifice Complex: The architecture of power

Paperback, 01/04/2011, £12.99
From Hitler's vast Chancellery to Saddam Hussein's Mother of all Battles mosque, from Olympic stadiums to Donald Trump's excesses, the author examines the murky relationship between buildings, money and politics, revealing the power of architecture - and the architecture of power.

Information (Whitechapel: Documents of Contemporary Art)

Paperback, 21/10/2016, £16.95
An art-historical reassessment of information-based art and exhibition curation, from 1960s conceptualism to current digital and network-based practices.

Photography and Exploration

Paperback, 01/06/2013, £19.95
This book by James R. Ryan shines new light on how photography has shaped the image of explorers, expeditions and the worlds they discovered.

Experiencing Architecture

Paperback, 01/01/1962, £25.00
A classic examination of superb design through the centuries.

My Year in Small Drawings: Notice, Draw, Appreciate

Paperback, 03/08/2017, £10.99
My Year in Small Drawings is a charmingly original visual diary, encouraging you to create and collect the details all around you every day.

How to Draw Anything

Hardback, 21/09/2017, £9.99
Remember how you used to draw with confidence and joy as a child? This book will help you harness that natural skill, and along the way you will discover how drawing will give your thoughts clarity, trigger memories, invigorate passions and find solutions.

Churches: An Architectural Guide

Paperback, 02/02/2018, £10.99

How to Love Brutalism

Hardback, 05/04/2018, £12.99
A collection of 20 personal and passionate essays on why controversial Brutalist buildings are so loved. Illustrated with striking drawings by The Brutal Artist, the book is divided up into a series of mini essays that explains the brutalist world from a human aspect, as well as an architectural, historical and even pop cultural angle.

Design Roadmapping: Guidebook for Future Foresight Techniques

Hardback, 26/04/2018, £35.00
Between initiation and launch, different 'roads' lead to different products and services creations. Roadmapping supports hereby dialogues of cross- communication.

Beauty of Everyday Things

Paperback, 08/01/2019, £7.99
Long revered as the authority on craftsmanship and Japanese aesthetics, Yanagi devoted his life and writing to defend the value of craft. In an age of feeble and ugly machine-made things, The Beauty of Everyday Things is a call to deepen relationships with the objects that surround people.

Graphic Design the New Basics

Paperback, 07/07/2015, £21.99
Seven years after the publication of Graphic Design: The New Basics, coauthors Ellen Lupton and Jennifer Cole Phillips have updated the book with current content and extended key sections.

Short History of the Italian Renaissance

Paperback, 30/10/2015, £14.99
Contains new emphasis on women; rhetorical culture and the Italian regions beyond Florence/Venice/Rome.

Compendium of Drawing Techniques: 200 Tips and Techniques for Drawing the Easy Way

Paperback, 02/08/2012, £12.99
An indispensable compendium packed with information on everything you need to know.

Just Draw It!: The Dynamic Drawing Course for Anyone with a Pencil & Paper

Paperback, 08/01/2013, £9.99
Aimed at anyone who would like to be able to pick up a pencil and just draw, this book provides a foolproof way to pick up the skills - and most importantly the confidence - to sketch and experiment without the hang-ups and inhibitions that can all too often get in the way of our creativity.

Closer look;still life

Paperback, 12/11/2010, £9.99
Examines the special fascination of still life, and what distinguishes it from other categories of painting. The author discusses its evolution from the trompe l'oeil wall paintings of antiquity, through its revival in the age of Caravaggio and Velazquez, and again in the works of Cezanne and Picasso.

London Graffiti and Street Art

Hardback, 10/07/2014, £12.99
Over the decades, London has become a diverse landscape for all forms of graffiti and street art. Featuring glossy photos of graffiti, this is a companion for those excited by this most vibrant and changing of art form. It aims to give an insight into the creative output lost and found in and around the capital.

Impressionists

7, 04/09/1995, £12.95
A lively text that offers an overview of the entire Impressionist movement, and contains illustrations reproducing the works of such artists as Cezanne and Degas, explanatory commentary for each work of art, and biographies of each of the artists.

Styles Schools and Movements

7, 06/09/2010, £24.95
A guide to the major modern developments in Western painting, sculpture, architecture and design. It includes chapters on Art Photography, Destination Art and Design Art. It contains a foldout timeline that shows at a glance how the evolution of art corresponds with historical events, providing an overview of the whole period.

You Can Draw in 30 Days: The Fun, Easy Way to Learn to Draw in One Month or Less

Paperback, 04/06/2009, £13.99
From public television's favorite drawing teacher, a quick, easy, and entertaining drawing method

Architecture In The United States

Paperback, 30/04/1998, £19.99
Interpreting American architecture, this text explores the subject in relation to five themes: community, nature, technology, money, and art. In giving particular attention to indigenous, folk, ethnic and popular architectures it seeks to reveal the richness of America's human landscape.

Dinosaur Art: The World's Greatest Paleoart

Hardback, 28/09/2012, £24.99
Suitable for dinosaur enthusiasts, art lovers and budding illustrators, this book is filled with artwork and paleontology.

Russian Art of the Avant-Garde: Theory and Criticism

Paperback, 09/02/2017, £18.95
During the first third of the 20th century, Russian art went through a series of dramatic changes, reflecting the political and social upheavals of the country. Illustrated with more than 100 photographs and facsimiles, this book helps us in understanding the motivations and struggles that produced an extraordinary, seminal period in Russian art.

Drawing and Painting: Materials and Techniques for Contemporary Artists

Paperback, 30/03/2017, £19.95
A comprehensive and contemporary reference covering an extensive range of painting and drawing styles, now available in paperback.

Short Story of Art: A Pocket Guide to Key Movements, Works, Themes and Techniques

Paperback, 17/04/2017, £14.99
The Short Story of Art explores 50 key works, from the wall paintings of Lascaux to contemporary installations, linking them to sections on art movements, themes and techniques.

26 Postcards from the Collections - A Bodleian Library A to Z

05/09/2014, £9.99
Structured around the alphabet, this book contains twenty-six detachable postcards, each featuring a rare or beautiful masterpiece. Presented in a handsome paper binding, these beautiful cards are perfect for you to display, or send to friends.

Dear Data

Paperback, 01/09/2016, £25.00

Contemporary British Crafts: The Goodison Gift to the Fitzwilliam Museum

Paperback, 30/09/2016, £17.99
A remarkable record of the outstanding work of contemporary British designers and craftspeople

Why Your Five Year Old Could Not Have Done That: Modern Art Explained

Paperback, 01/10/2012, £9.99
Gives you an understanding of the ways in which modern art differs from realistic works of earlier centuries. This book examines 100 works of modern art that have attracted critical and public hostility from Cy Twomblys scribbled "Olympia", Jean-Michel Basquiats crude but spontaneous "LNAPRK", and more.

Why You Can Build it Like That: Modern Architecture Explained

Paperback, 24/08/2015, £9.99
Examines buildings from the past half century or so that pushed the boundaries of what was architecturally acceptable when they were built. This book explores the history of these buildings and their makers, presenting relevant biographical factors and socio-cultural influences that impacted on the distinctive designs.

Leadership Material: How Personal Experience Shapes Executive Presence

Hardback, 18/05/2017, £20.00
Become a better leader by accessing the source of your professional influence.

Landscape And Western Art

Paperback, 21/10/1999, £19.99
What is landscape? How does it differ from "land"? This book explores issues raised by the great range of ideas and images of the natural world in Western art since the Renaissance. Topics include landscape as cultural construct and landscape art as picturesque. Context is considered throughout.

Performance Art: From Futurism to the Present

Paperback, 05/09/2011, £9.95
Surveys a full century of performance, from the Futurist manifesto of 1909 to the second decade of the millennium. This title explains how a medium once used only in sporadic outbreaks of artistic dissent has become, over the course of a century, a vital and integral part of the contemporary mainstream and a global phenomenon.

Sculpture Now

Paperback, 18/02/2013, £10.95
Surveys the dynamic developments in sculptural practice worldwide. This book explores such key topics as the use of the body in sculpture, the appropriation of everyday ephemera, the use of light and sound as technological elements, nature and ecology as dominant and pressing issues, and the huge impact of installation.

Cats Galore: A Compendium of Cultured Cats

Hardback, 07/09/2015, £14.95
Includes an array of cat characters take the starring roles in a variety of instantly recognizable settings. This compilation features feline re-imaginings of scenes from art, theatre, opera, ballet and films.

Analysis of Performance Art: A Guide to its Theory and Practice

Paperback, 24/08/1999, £31.99
Artists as performers have radically altering our notion of what constitutes visual art. This text puts forward a method for teaching the subject as a discipline distinct from dance, drama, painting or sculpture.

Know Your Onions Graphic Design

Paperback, 09/01/2012, £14.99
This book gives away the secrets of graphic design. Filled with things they won't tell you and don't teach.

Feminism Art Theory: An Anthology 1968 - 2014

Paperback, 10/04/2015, £47.50
Charting over 45 years of feminist debate on the significance of gender in the making and understanding of art, the long-anticipated new edition of Feminism-Art-Theory has been extensively updated and reworked.

HFT the Gardener

Hardback, 08/02/2016, £34.95
HFT The Gardener extends Treister's fascination with esoteric translation, the cybernetics of consciousness, and the hallucinatory aesthetics that radiate from real-world circulations of power.
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