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Modernists & mavericks
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Sunday Times Art Book of the Year 2018'If you are interested in modern British art, the book is unputdownable. If you are not, read it.' - Grey Gowrie...
Kahlo, 1907-1954
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The arresting pictures of Frida Kahlo (1907-54) were in many ways expressions of trauma. Through a near-fatal road accident at the age of 18, failing ...

Painting today
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Photo-realism, abstraction, portraiture, installation painting, neo-expressionism and the Leipzig School are just some of the areas of this thriving m...
The canal art of Harley Crossley
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Harley Crossley was a professional artist for over forty years. Painting in oils using knives, the range of his work included landscapes, ships, cars,...

Truth & beauty
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Started in the early 19th century by a group of British painters who rejected the sovereignty of the Royal Academy, the Pre- Raphaelites embraced the ...
Caspar David Friedrich
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A painting must stand as a painting, made by human hand, wrote Caspar David Friedrich, not seek to disguise itself as Nature. One of his generatio...

Caravaggio
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Caravaggio, or more accurately Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610), was always a name to be reckoned with. Notorious bad boy of Italian pain...
Patrick Heron
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Patrick Heron (1920-99) held a unique position in twentieth-century art. As one of the first British artists to embrace abstraction, he played a major...

Nigel Cooke
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An in-depth look at the work and career of this fascinating artist, who is having a profound impact on contemporary painting Nigel Cooke is known for ...
Wall and piece
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_______________Banksy.His work.Photographed.With comments by Banksy.In a book.This is that book._______________

30 cakes to eat naked
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'I don't know how my pictures happen, they just do.  They exist, but for the life of me I can't explain them'. 
 Beryl Cook, O.B.E.   1926 ...
BP Portrait Award 2018
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Featuring works from an international list of artists, the BP Portrait Award highlights the vitality of portrait painting today. This book presents th...

The Pre-Raphaelites
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The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was a group of English painters, poets and critics, founded in 1848 by John Everett Millais, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and...
Master the art of speed painting
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For matte painters and concept artists working in the movie, videogame, and TV industry, it can often be important to be able to quickly and efficient...

Clyfford Still - the artist's museum
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The first significant publication on Clyfford Still and his work in more than twenty-five years celebrates one of abstract expressionism's founders. ...
David Hockney's dog days
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The perfect gift for Hockney fans and dog lovers everywhere, David Hockney's Dog Days, now in a gift edition, is an album devoted to two of the artist...

Ornament & illusion
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Accompanying an exhibition at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, this catalogue explores one of the most important but historically neglec...
A history of pictures
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The making of pictures has a history going back perhaps 100,000 years to an African shell used as a paint palette. Two-thirds of it is irrevocably lo...

Vincent van Gogh
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Vincent van Gogh's story is one of the most ironic in art history. Today, he is celebrated the world over as one of the most important painters of all...
Sargent
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John Singer Sargent's work in watercolor was unorthodox. He overturned traditional contemporary compositional standards and avoided the obviously pict...

Paul Gauguin
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Gauguin began his artistic life as an Impressionist in Paris, but yearning for a wider world view he experimented with decorative art and bright colo...
Picasso and the painting that shocked the world
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When Picasso became Picasso: the story of how an obscure young painter from Barcelona came to Paris and made himself into the most influential artist ...

Man with a blue scarf
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A beautifully produced paperback edition of the literary artbook hailed as 'one of the best and most continually fascinating books about painting in r...
A sketchbook of Edinburgh
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In this evocative book Iain and Anne Fraser take the reader, both visitor and resident, on a personal journey through the centre of one of the world's...

In Montparnasse
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'Describes with plenty of colour how surrealism, from Rene Magritte's bowler hats to Salvador Dali's watches, was born and developed' The TimesDuring...
Francesco Vanni
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Francesco Vanni (1563/64-1610) was the most important artist in Siena at the turn of the 17th century. His works combine dazzling technical virtuosity...

The art of the Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
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To celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the publication of The Lord of the Rings, a sumptuous full-colour art book containing the complete collection of ...
Hieronymus Bosch
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Only 20 paintings and eight drawings are confidently assigned to Netherlandish painter Hieronymus Bosch (c. 1450-1516) but in their fantastical vision...

Wall and piece
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_______________Banksy.His work.Photographed.With comments by Banksy.In a book.This is that book._______________
Old man Goya
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In 1792, when he was forty-seven, the Spanish painter Francisco de Goya contracted a serious illness which left him stone deaf. In this extraordinary ...

Abstract expressionism
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Hailed as the first American-born art movement to have a worldwide influence, Abstract Expressionism denotes the non-representational use of paint as ...
Louise Fishman
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Painting, scraping, repainting, and texturing are all part of Louise Fishman's artistic process. Her resulting works feel at once energetic and orderl...

Francis Bacon
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This fascinating and beautifully illustrated book on the work of Francis Bacon, one of the 20th century s greatest painters, takes an in-depth look at...
Barnett Newman
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An enlightening study of Barnett Newman's last works, based on a decade of exhaustive research The work of Barnett Newman (1905-1970) has come to defi...

Masterpieces in detail
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The longer we gaze at the paintings of the old masters, the more we appreciate the subtlety and artistry of the painters who created them. This beauti...
50 paintings you should know
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Spanning seven centuries, this selection of fifty iconic paintings offers readers a crash course in art history while presenting gorgeous color reprod...

Colouring Book Dali
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Big art for little hands - this new Salvador Dali Colouring Book in Prestel's new Colouring Book range is a beautifully produced colouring-in book...
Dead children playing
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Stanley Donwood and the enigmatic Dr Tchock are the elusive duo responsible for Radiohead's artwork. Containing paintings they have produced in the la...

Klimt and the women of Vienna's golden age, 1900-1918
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This authoritative and generously illustrated book highlights Gustav Klimt s portrayals of women in his work. Klimt was a central figure in Vienna at ...
Leonardo da Vinci. The Complete Paintings and Drawings
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One of the most fully achieved human beings who has ever lived, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) is recognized the world over as a figure of infinite cur...

Vincent van Gogh, 1853-1890
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Today, the works of Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) are among the most well known and celebrated in the world. In Sunflowers, The Starry Night, Self-Port...
From lens to eye to hand
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Photorealism reintroduced straightforward representation into an art world dominated by Pop Art, Minimalism, Land Art, and Performance Art. Often misu...

John Dunkley
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Reproducing the intricate details and somber palette that characterize John Dunkley's paintings, this book thoughtfully situates the artist's oeuvre w...
Frank Bowling - Mappa mundi
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When they were first exhibited in the late 1960s, Frank Bowling's immense map paintings were widely celebrated for their vibrant color and subtle mo...

Art of Power
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John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute, was one of history's most enthusiastic art collectors. As tutor to Prince George, Bute became indispensable to the roya...
Playing with fire
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Playing with Fire: Paintings by Carlos Almaraz is the first full- length monograph devoted to an artist known for both his politically engaged cultura...

From Hopper to Rothko
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This collection of rarely seen masterpieces from The Phillips Collection traces the development of American art from Impressionism to Abstract Express...
Max Beckmann - the world as a stage
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Many of the paintings by Max Beckmann show the world of the theater, the circus, and vaudeville. He assumed the position of the spectator and his pain...

Vitamin P3
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At last - the next instalment in the popular Vitamin series - the world's hottest painters, selected by international experts Since the publication of...
Gluck
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Hannah Gluckstein (who called herself Gluck; 1895-1976) was a distinctive, original voice in the early evolution of modern art in Britain. This handso...