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Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever!

Paperback, 15/06/2017, £16.99
£15.29

Ronnie Wood: Artist

Hardback, 21/08/2017, £24.95
£22.46
The first publication to showcase the visual art of the Rolling Stones' Ronnie Wood

Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington

Hardback, 06/04/2017, £20.00
£18.00
A personal biography of Leonora Carrington, the debutante who ran away to Mexico and became one of the world's most significant surrealist artists.

Portraits: John Berger on Artists

Paperback, 10/10/2017, £14.99
£13.49
A lifetime's encounter with artists: from prehistoric cave painting to the present

Again!

Hardback, 07/09/2017, £12.99
£11.69

Yuko Higuchi's Cats & Other Creatures

Hardback, 07/08/2017, £10.99
£9.89
Yuko Higuchi's Cats & Other Creatures contains 24 keepsake prints from Yuko Higuchi, a Tokyo-based illustrator with a cult following

Little Book of Michelangelo

Paperback, 06/10/2003, £6.95
£6.26

Rachael Thomas Interviews Michael Craig Martin

7, 15/06/2006, £12.99
£11.69
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
£15.30

Guernica: Painting the End of the World

Hardback, 05/10/2017, £18.99
£17.09
The fascinating story of the genesis, creation and afterlife of Picasso's Guernica, the painting that is often cited as the most important work of art produced in the 20th century.

Eva Hesse Sculpture

Hardback, 02/05/2006, £30.00
£27.00
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.

Bruegel

Paperback, £7.95
£7.16

Art of Richard Diebenkorn

Paperback, 01/11/1997, £35.00
£31.50
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
£13.49
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
£22.50
From the author of The Mistress of Paris, a lavish biography of a remarkable 19th-century woman.

Artists: Their Lives and Works

Hardback, 07/09/2017, £25.00
£17.50

Matisse

Paperback, 30/04/2009, £14.99
£13.49
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, £9.99
£8.99
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
£11.69
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.

Agnes Martin HC

Paperback, 30/06/2015, £29.99
£26.99
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.

Anthony Caro:A life in sculpture

Hardback, 05/07/2004, £14.95
£13.46
A complete introduction to one of the world's most respected and influential sculptors

Leonardo

7, 13/10/2005, £9.99
£8.99
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.

Sorcerer's Apprentice: Picasso, Provence and Douglas Cooper

Hardback, 25/11/1999, £20.00
£18.00
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.

Rembrandt's Eyes

Paperback, 04/09/2014, £25.00
£22.50
Interweaving of seventeenth-century Holland, this book allows us to see Rembrandt in a completely fresh and original way.

Leonardo Da Vinci

Hardback, 17/10/2017, £30.00
£27.00
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.

30 Cakes to Eat Naked

Hardback, 27/01/2016, £7.99
£7.19
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.

My Life

Paperback, 01/03/2018, £9.99
£8.99

Oliver Jeffers: The Working Mind and Drawing Hand

Hardback, 01/10/2018, £42.50
£38.25
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.

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

Hardback, 13/11/2017, £30.00
£27.00
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
£15.29
The life of the charismatic, unconventional, unique and surprising Martin Sharp - pop artist and joint founder of the underground magazine Oz

Lucian Freud's Sketchbooks

Hardback, 07/07/2016, £18.95
£17.06
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.

Tacita Dean

7, 01/01/2006, £24.95
£22.46
A guidebook to this multi-faceted artist and her allusive work.

Mona Hatoum

7, 28/08/1997, £24.95
£22.46
An exploration of the artist's powerful evocations of statelessness, otherness and denial.

Turner in his Time

Hardback, 06/11/2006, £12.99
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.

Hanging Man: The Arrest of Ai Weiwei

Paperback, 21/03/2013, £14.99
£13.49
Ai Weiwei's Sunflower Seeds, a famous living Chinese artist and activist, and a figure of extraordinary talent, courage and integrity. This book is an exploration of Ai Weiwei's life, art and activism. It is a picture of the man and his beliefs, what he is trying to communicate with his art, and of his campaign for democracy in China.

Diary of Edward the Hamster, 1990 to 1990

Hardback, 30/08/2012, £6.99
£6.29
A deliciously dark gothic giftbook, for pet lovers and anguished existentialists of all ages

Mark Wallinger

Paperback, 01/07/2008, £25.00
£22.50

Antoni Tapies New Paintings 2006

7, 01/06/2006, £21.95
£19.76

Landscape Vision of Paul Nash

Paperback, 01/09/1989, £14.95
£13.46
A full survey of Paul Nash's work, from the ravaged Flanders landscapes of World War One to the spectacular aerial battles of World War Two and the meditative late oils, his final masterpieces.

Hieronymus Bosch: Visions and Nightmares

Paperback, 15/06/2016, £14.95
£13.46
New in the 'Renaissance Lives' series from Reaktion, this is a biography and analysis of the life and work of Hieronymus Bosch (c. 1450 - 9 August 1516), an enigmatic painter of eerie and infernal visions.

Hockney: The Biography: Pilgrim's Progress Vol.2

Paperback, 26/01/2017, £15.00
£13.50
David Hockney's career has spanned and epitomised the art movements of the past five decades. Volume 1 covered his early life. This volume finds him flitting between Notting Hill and California, where he took inspiration for the swimming pool series of paintings. It also illuminates the glamorous circles he moved in, and his relationships.

Hockney: The Biography: A Rake's Progress Vol.1

Paperback, 24/11/2011, £15.00
£13.50
David Hockney's career has spanned and epitomised the art movements over the years. With access to interviews, family and friends and Hockney's own notebooks and paintings, this volume delivers a revelatory account of the man who many believe to be Britain's greatest artist.

Joseph Beuys

Paperback, 13/03/2017, £11.99
£10.79
A new critical biography of Joseph Beuys, arguably the most important and controversial German artist of the late twentieth century.

This is Leonardo Da Vinci

Hardback, 04/04/2016, £9.95
£8.96
Leonardo da Vinci lived an itinerant life. Throughout his career - from its beginnings in the creative maelstrom of fifteenth-century Florence to his role as genius in residence at the court of the king of France - Leonardo created a kind of private universe for himself and his work.

Frank Auerbach: Speaking and Painting

Hardback, 25/05/2015, £19.95
£16.00
With an emphasis on Auerbachs own words and archival interviews, this book provides insight into his professional life, working methods and philosophy.

John Heskett Reader: Design, History, Economics

Paperback, 28/07/2016, £24.99
£22.49

 

 

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