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Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington

Hardback, 06/04/2017, £20.00
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
A lifetime's encounter with artists: from prehistoric cave painting to the present

Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever!

Paperback, 15/06/2017, £16.99

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

John Stezaker

Paperback, 12/07/2010, £28.00

Rembrandt's Eyes

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

Little Book of Michelangelo

Paperback, 06/10/2003, £6.95

Adam Chodzko

Paperback, 01/01/1999, £9.99
Artist's projects, with critical texts.


7, 30/04/2003, £4.99
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, £4.99

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.

Anthony Caro:A life in sculpture

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

Guernica: Painting the End of the World

Hardback, 05/10/2017, £18.99
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.

Scarfe on Stage

Hardback, 29/10/1992, £15.99
Scarfe has produced a number of costume and set designs, caricatures, sketches, paintings and photographs for theatre, television and film. He has written, directed and starred in television programmes, and he has drawn satirical cartoons. This volume illustrates the breadth of his work.

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.

Converging lines

Hardback, 01/04/2014, £20.00
A fascinating glimpse into the friendship of two acclaimed artists, which reveals the great extent to which they influenced each other's work and lives

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.


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, £9.99
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.

Yuko Higuchi's Cats & Other Creatures

Hardback, 07/08/2017, £10.99

Adam Chodzko: Proxigean Tide

Paperback, 01/06/2008, £14.99
Born in the UK in 1965, Adam Chodzko is an artist who works directly with the people and places that surround him, often peripheral communities that define themselves through their own rituals and folklore. This book offers a survey of his work, including important video works, and a major new commission produced for the Tate St Ives exhibition.


7, 26/05/2000, £4.99
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, £12.99
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.

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.

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.


Paperback, £7.95

Art of Richard Diebenkorn

Paperback, 01/11/1997, £35.00
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.

30 Cakes to Eat Naked

Hardback, 27/01/2016, £7.99
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

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

Tacita Dean

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

Mona Hatoum

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


7, 26/05/2000, £4.99
Joan Miro (1893-1983) is one of the most significant Spanish painters of the 20th century. This work depicts the evolution of his work - from the early influence of Fauvism and Cubism to the later sculpture, murals and the development of his characteristic flowing calligraphic style.


Paperback, 26/05/2000, £4.99


7, 26/05/2000, £4.99
The Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944), who later lived in Germany and France, is one of the pioneers of 20th-century art. This book covers the work of the painter who nowadays is regarded as the founder of abstract art.

Ravilious & Co: The Pattern of Friendship

Hardback, 20/04/2017, £24.95
A dynamic tale of art and friendship, set between the World Wars, against the backdrop of a rapidly changing world


7, 04/05/2005, £4.99
Influenced by his contemporaries Michelangelo and Leonardo, Raphael Santi (1483-1520) became, in his own right, one of the most important artists of the High Renaissance.

Claude Cahun: The Soldier with No Name

Paperback, 30/08/2013, £7.99
Claude Cahun is the most important artist you've never heard of - until now.


7, 29/09/2000, £4.99
It has been said that James Ensor appropriated the subject matter of a Bosch or Bruegel and revisioned them using the techniques of Manet or Rubens. This work shows that Ensor was a genuine maverick with his own merit.


7, 30/03/2001, £4.99

Letters To Klaus

Paperback, £6.99
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