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In 1907 Edward VII commissioned Peter Carl Faberge - court artist-jeweller to imperial Russia - to produce miniature sculptures of animals on the roya...
Paris postcards
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This collection of postcards provides a window into a world now lost forever: Paris in its golden age. Leonard Pitt's selection offers a stimulating v...

The upcycled garden
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Features 25 step-by-step projects
Victorian giants
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The idea of 'art photography' is nearly as old as photography itself, but it wasn't until the 1850s that photographers began to claim fine-art status for their work. Debates about photography and its role raged internationally, but it was in England, through the work of Oscar Rejlander, Julia Margaret Cameron, Lewis Carroll and Clementina Hawarden

100 pioneering women
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'100 Pioneering Women' presents a selection of images of remarkable women who have defied the expectations of their gender and made extraordinary contributions to British life over the past four centuries. Extended captions provide context about each sitter's life and work and remind us of the impact of women in spheres as diverse as politics, scie
The smile stealers
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This work follows the evolution of dentistry throughout the world from the Bronze Age to the present day, presenting captivating and grim illustrations of the tools and techniques of dentistry through the ages. Organised chronologically, it interleaves gruesome technical illustrations and paintings from the Wellcome Collection's unique archive of m

By the Grace of God
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By the Grace of God features paintings, sketches and sculptures by Gary Bunt. His artwork is inspired by the Christian narrative and numerous Bible st...
The Bloomsbury group
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At the beginning of the twentieth century, the Bloomsbury Group transformed British culture with their innovative approach to art, design and society....

London map of days
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The brainchild of Canadian-born, London-based artist, Mychael Barratt, London Map of Days is a miscellany of facts and fictions arranged around the ev...
Joss Whedon versus the corporation
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Joss Whedon may be primarily known for his numerous films and television series that feature villainous vampires, angry gods, and even bloggers who wi...

Virginia Woolf
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Virginia Woolf's many novels, notably Night and Day (1919), Jacob's Room (1922), Mrs Dalloway (1925), To the Lighthouse (1927) and The Waves (1931), t...
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From before history was recorded to the present day, theatre has been a major artistic form around the world. From puppetry to mimes and street theatr...

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Compelling works by one of the 20th century's most provocative artists: The Broken Column, The Dead Dimas Rosas at the Age of Three, Self-Portrait wit...
The road to serfdom
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In The Road to Serfdom and The Intellectuals and Socialism, Hayek explained the enduring appeal of socialist ideas. Socialism satisfies peoples desire...

Seeing ourselves
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This richly diverse exploration of female artists and self-portraits is a brilliant and poignant demonstration of originality in works of haunting var...
100 photographs
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'100 Photographs' presents a selection of images of significant individuals who have shaped the last two and a half centuries of British life, from Charles Darwin to David Attenborough, from Virginia Woolf to Kate Moss, captured by artists as diverse as Oscar Rejlander, Julia Margaret Cameron and Mario Testino. Each image is accompanied by an exten

Egyptian art
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The art and architecture of Egypt during the age of the pharaohs continue to capture the imagination of the modern world. Vivid, graceful forms decorating monuments that emanated ambition and authority spark our wonder about this distant culture. Ever youthful and elegant men and women encounter odd, animal-headed gods and monsters amid scenes of w
Mimesis as make-believe
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Representations--in visual arts and in fiction--play an important part in our lives and culture. Kendall Walton presents here a theory of the nature o...

Vital Little Plans
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From the INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED author of the modern classic The Death and Life of Great American CitiesNo one did more to change how we look at cit...
Street fight in Naples
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Naples is always a shock, flaunting beauty and squalor like nowhere else. It is the only city in Europe whose ancient past still lives in its irrepres...

Black artists in British art
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Black artists have been making major contributions to the British art scene for decades, since at least the mid-twentieth century. Sometimes these art...
William Morris
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21 delicate designs printed on superior paper suitable for watercolour, pencil, crayon, marker, ink, etc; 250gsm acid free and age resistant

About looking
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As a novelist, essayist, and cultural historian, John Berger is a writer of dazzling eloquence and arresting insight whose work amounts to a subtle, p...
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A book of portraits photographed on film, processed and printed using traditional materials, accompanied by a narrative of the author's recollections ...

Museum Schn?tgen
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The new guide to the collection of the Museum Schn?tgen offers a compact, chronological overview of the internationally famous, high - quality and m...
Drawing the draped figure
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One of the foremost drawing teachers shows how to render 7 different kinds of folds: pipe, zigzag, spiral, half-lock, diaper pattern, drop, and inert....

Sacred geometry
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The thinkers of ancient Egypt, Greece and India recognized that numbers governed much of what they saw in their world and hence provided an approach t...
The Best of The Oldie Cartoons 1992-2018
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The Best of The Oldie Cartoons 1992-2018

Michael Muller. Sharks
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Michael Muller has carved a career out of impressive encounters. Famed for his portraits of the world's most elite actors, musicians, and sports stars...
The encounter
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This book brings together fifty exquisite observational portrait drawings from the Renaissance and Baroque period...

Flora magnifica
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This sumptuous book is not a reference work, nor it is simply a collection of beautiful flowers. It is the product of a longstanding collaboration bet...
Drawing perspective methods for artists
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Learn how to create the illusion of three-dimensional space in your drawingsIt is as mundane as it is astounding: placed in the right way, a couple of...