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Ronnie Wood: Artist

Hardback, 21/08/2017, £24.95
The first publication to showcase the visual art of the Rolling Stones' Ronnie Wood


Hardback, 07/09/2017, £12.99

Carrington's Letters: Her Art, Her Loves, Her Friendships

Hardback, 13/11/2017, £30.00
She was friends with the greatest minds of the day and her correspondence stars a roster of fascinating characters - Virginia Woolf, Vanessa Bell, Rosamund Lehmann, Maynard Keynes to name but a few.

Martin Sharp: His Life and Times

Paperback, 25/01/2017, £16.99
The life of the charismatic, unconventional, unique and surprising Martin Sharp - pop artist and joint founder of the underground magazine Oz

Leon Kossof Drawing from Painting

7, 09/03/2007, £14.99
Known for his expressive portraits and London landscapes, draftsman, printmaker, and painter Leon Kossoff is one of the significant British artists. This book features essays that discuss how Kossoff used a body of drawings to inform his original paintings and analyze how the particular influence of Old Masters has been incorporated into his work.

Rembrandt's Eyes

Paperback, 04/09/2014, £40.00
Interweaving of seventeenth-century Holland, this book allows us to see Rembrandt in a completely fresh and original way.


7, 30/04/2003, £6.99
This work offers a thorough introduction to the brief, yet eventful life of Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988) whose works of grafitti art crossed over into the gallery world.


7, 26/05/2000, £6.99


7, 26/05/2000, £6.99
Marc Chagall (1887-1985) is widely regarded as epitomizing the "painter as poet". Chagall's paintings, steeped in mythology and mysticism, portray colourful dreams and tales that are deeply rooted in his Russian Jewish origins. This art album presents Chagll's work.

Rachael Thomas Interviews Michael Craig Martin

7, 15/06/2006, £24.99
Presents a series of interviews with artists by the Irish Museum of Modern Art. This book also features an interview with the artist.

Sol LeWitt

Paperback, 18/05/2006, £17.00


7, 13/10/2005, £9.99
Offering an exploration of Leonardo da Vinci's life and work, this book identifies what it was that made him so unique. It offers insights into the 'real' meaning behind masterpieces, such as "The Mona Lisa" and the "Last Supper". It also talks about his unfulfilled dreams, relationships with patrons, and the truth about his religious views.

Leonardo Da Vinci

Hardback, 17/10/2017, £30.00
The author of the internationally-acclaimed bestsellers Benjamin Franklin, Einstein, and Steve Jobsdelivers an engrossing biography of Leonardo da Vinci, the world's most creative genius.

Sorcerer's Apprentice: Picasso, Provence and Douglas Cooper

Hardback, 25/11/1999, £20.00
Between 1951 and 1961 the author, biographer of Picasso, lived in Provence at the Chateau de Castille with art historian Douglas Cooper. This is a memoir of Richardson's ten years in the chateau, a ruined colonnaded folly which became a private museum.

Eva Hesse Sculpture

Hardback, 02/05/2006, £30.00
Focuses on the artist's large-scale sculptures in latex and fiberglass and provides an opportunity to look at Eva Hesse's artistic achievement within the historical context of her life in family diaries and photographs. This work examines Hesse's works within the context of the art and aesthetic theories of the 1960s.

Art of Richard Diebenkorn

Paperback, 01/11/1997, £45.00
Recognized as a major figure in postwar American painting, Richard Diebenkorn (1922-1993) was an artist strongly identified with California but whose work is beloved throughout the United States and the rest of the world. This catalogue covers Diebenkorn's career and focuses on the artist's inner life and purposes as revealed in his paintings.

Great Painters

Paperback, 21/06/2004, £14.99
Spanning six centuries and 73 painters, this book examines what makes a painter one of the 'greats'. Their life and career, style and artistic approach are all described, and their work placed within the development of art history.

Renoir's Dancer: The Secret Life of Suzanne Valadon

Hardback, 25/10/2017, £25.00
From the author of The Mistress of Paris, a lavish biography of a remarkable 19th-century woman.

30 Cakes to Eat Naked

Hardback, 27/01/2016, £9.99
This tasty morsel of a book lays bare the secret to baking cakes so good you'll want to strip off to eat them. Illustrated with Beryl Cook's vibrant paintings of British life in all its eccentric glory, baking has never been more fun! Contains 30 simple but delicious cake recipes.

Artists: Their Lives and Works

Hardback, 07/09/2017, £25.00


Paperback, 30/04/2009, £14.99
Henri Matisse was one of the most important and beloved artists of the twentieth century, rivalled only by his friend - and competitor - Pablo Picasso. This title reveals the origins of Matisse's astonishing talent and provides an insight into his life and work.

Art Sex Music

Paperback, 11/01/2018, £10.99
A SUNDAY TIMES, TELEGRAPH, ROUGH TRADE, PITCHFORK AND UNCUT MUSIC BOOK OF THE YEARLONGLISTED FOR THE PENDERYN MUSIC BOOK PRIZEMusician and artist Cosey Fanni Tutti has continually challenged boundaries and conventions for four decades.

Cloth Lullaby: The Woven Life of Louise Bourgeois

Hardback, 01/03/2016, £12.99
With a beautifully nuanced and poetic story, this book stunningly captures the relationship between mother and daughter and illuminates how memories are woven into us all.

My Life

Paperback, 01/03/2018, £9.99

Agnes Martin HC

Paperback, 30/06/2015, £29.99
Canadian-born Agnes Martin was one of the pre-eminent painters of the second half of the twentieth century, whose work has had a significant influence both on artists of her own time and for subsequent generations.

Oliver Jeffers: The Working Mind and Drawing Hand

Hardback, 01/10/2018, £42.50
Illustrator and artist Oliver Jeffers gives readers an unprecedented and intimate window into his creative process, weaving his popular works with never-before-seen art and illustrations, alongside his personal story of how he came to art, his love of books, and his bookmaking, fashioned from his personal sketchbooks.

Lucian Freud's Sketchbooks

Hardback, 07/07/2016, £12.95
This revelatory publication features a selection of beautifully reproduced images from his sketchbooks. Most of the sketches - which include works in pencil, pastel and watercolour from across the artist's long career - are published here for the first time. These fascinating images extend our understanding of Freud's work and demonstrate the scrutiny he brought to his subjects.

Judith Kerr

Hardback, 12/09/2019, £18.95

Sylvia Pankhurst

Hardback, 09/09/2019, £10.99

Frances Hodgkins

Hardback, 09/09/2019, £10.99

Marlow Moss

Hardback, 09/09/2019, £10.99

Laura Knight

Hardback, 09/09/2019, £10.99

Lee Miller

Hardback, 09/09/2019, £10.99

Lives of Lucian Freud: YOUTH 1922 - 1968

Hardback, 06/10/2016, £35.00


Hardback, 03/12/2019, £20.00
An intimate, enigmatic glimpse into the mind of the legendary musician and internationally bestselling author of How Music Works. With a new introduction by the author

Lucian Freud: Herbarium

Hardback, 28/08/2019, £39.99
As intimate and meticulous as his revered portraits, Lucian Freud's magnificent paintings and drawings of plant life are gathered for the first time in book form.

Journey to the Seven Stars

Paperback, 01/12/2019, £9.95
I have practised and taught T’ai Chi for over 40 years, and it has guided and supported me throughout my adult life. My teacher Pytt, (Gerda Geddes) made a special study of the origins of the names and symbols of the T’ai Chi sequences and developed her own personal expression of them as an allegorical journey through life. In due course I wrote a story of Everywoman’s mythical life journey, from childhood to death and beyond, woven around Pytt’s allegory. The story then led me to the images, which gradually developed into the suite of etchings, inspired by what I learnt from Pytt. Everyone has their own journey and their own story. The archetypal symbols in my prints leave space for each person’s interpretation, and may well resonate with the viewer’s own experience. The etchings were made on zinc plates and printed in my studio on my 1960’s Littlejohn etching press. Each print measures 20 x 15 cm, and is in an edition of 20.

John Nash: The Landscape of Love and Solace

Hardback, 17/09/2020, £30.00
A long-overdue biography and rediscovery of John Nash, Paul's brother and a major 20th-century British artist in his own right.

Lives of Lucian Freud: FAME 1968 - 2011

Hardback, 03/09/2020, £35.00

Francis Bacon: Studies for a Portrait

Paperback, 21/01/2021, £12.99
Michael Peppiatt, a major art critic and close friend of Francis Bacon's, offers an entertaining and uniquely well-informed portrait of this complex artist.

Modern World: The Art of Richard Hamilton

Hardback, 28/01/2021, £25.00

On a Mission with... Giambattista Tiepolo

Hardback, 28/01/2021, £15.00

Francis Bacon: Revelations

Hardback, 21/01/2021, £30.00
'Must surely be the definitive life of Francis Bacon ... A biography that no Bacon fan - or indeed foe - can afford to overlook ... Mesmerising' THE TIMES 'A magnificent triumph ... I was captivated by every line' OBSERVER

Warhol: A Life as Art

Paperback, 01/04/2021, £16.99

The Invisible Painting: My Memoir of Leonora Carrington

Hardback, 21/05/2021, £17.99
In this memoir, Gabriel Weisz Carrington, son of the renowned Surrealist artist Leonora Carrington, draws on remembered conversations and events to demythologise his mother and declare her not an icon or a goddess but, first and foremost, an artist. -- .

Francis Bacon: Man and Beast

Hardback, 15/02/2021, £35.00
A major study of Francis Bacon's paintings of animals reveals his explorations of the human condition

Spring Cannot be Cancelled: David Hockney in Normandy

Hardback, 25/03/2021, £25.00
David Hockney reflects upon life and art as he journeys through lockdown in rural Normandy.

Out of the Cage: The Art of Isabel Rawsthorne

Hardback, 18/02/2021, £30.00
The first definitive illustrated biography of this key figure in mid 20th-century British art.