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Modernists & mavericks
Our Price: £22.46
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...
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This work provides a biography of Caravaggio, piecing together what happened during his short, brilliant, violent, and ill-documented life. It evokes early 17th-century Italy and the cities where Caravaggio lived and painted.

Philip Guston
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This is the premier collection of dialogues, talks, and writings by Philip Guston (1913-1980), one of the most intellectually adventurous and poetical...
Mona Lisa
Our Price: £22.50
Read this book and the world's most famous image will never look the same again. For the world's greatest cultural icon still has secrets to reveal - ...

Kahlo, 1907-1954
Our Price: £9.00
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 ...
Ink
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Ink is the first in an exciting new practical-art series on popular mediums, including acrylic, oil, pencil and gouache. The books will cover painting...

L.S. Lowry
Our Price: £11.69
Renowned for his paintings of the industrial towns of North West England, Lancashire born Lowry had a distinctive and enchanting style, depicting the ...
Truth & beauty
Our Price: £44.99
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 ...

A short book about painting
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In A Short Book About Painting, writer and broadcaster Andrew Marr tackles the subjects of inspiration, creativity, politics, beauty and form. How doe...
Caspar David Friedrich
Our Price: £31.50
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...

So much longing in so little space
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In So Much Longing in So Little Space, Karl Ove Knausgaard explores the life and work of Edvard Munch. Setting out to understand the enduring power of...
Patrick Heron
Our Price: £17.99
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...

Egon Schiele
Our Price: £135.00
After Egon Schiele (1890-1918) freed himself from the shadow of his mentor and role model Gustav Klimt, he had just ten years to inscribe his signatur...
Painting trees
Our Price: £17.09
Trees are a magnificent source of inspiration for artists. This book looks more closely at their role in art and how best the artist can capture their...

Botanical illustration from life
Our Price: £16.19
Observe, draw, paint, explore and master the art of botanical illustration. Award-winning botanical artist Isik Guner shares her passion for drawing ...
Leonardo da Vinci
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'In this painting of Leonardo's there was a smile so pleasing that it seemed divine rather than human.'Often called the first art historian , Vasari ...

Watercolour lakes & rivers
Our Price: £8.09
Even if you have never picked up a paintbrush before, professional watercolour teacher and artist Stephen Coates will show you how to paint lakes and ...
Colour
Our Price: £11.69
Part travelogue, part narrative history, Colour unlocks the history of the colours of the rainbow, and reveals how paints came to be invented, discove...

Harland Miller
Our Price: £62.96
The most comprehensive monograph to date on the British artist and writer loved for his witty book-cover-inspired canvases Harland Miller's creativity...
Hieronymus Bosch. The Complete Works
Our Price: £27.00
A bird-monster devouring sinners, naked bodies in tantric contortions, a pair of ears brandishing a sharpened blade: with nightmarish details and fant...