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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...
Fendi Roma
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Founded in 1925 by Edoardo and Adele Fendi with the creation of workshops devoted to handbags and fur, Fendi is first and foremost a Roman luxury hous...

Meetings with remarkable manuscripts
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WINNER OF THE WOLFSON HISTORY PRIZE AND THE DUFF COOPER PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION'Endlessly fascinating and enjoyable' Neil MacGregor'A marvellous book' D...
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...

Civilisations
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Companion to the major new BBC documentary series CIVILISATIONS, presented by Mary Beard, David Olusoga and Simon Schama Oscar Wilde said 'Life imita...
Sculpture in Gotham
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Public sculpture is a major draw in today's cities, and nowhere is this more the case than in New York. In the Big Apple, urban art has become synonym...

Mona Lisa
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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 - ...
The pot book
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The history of ceramic art is ingrained in the history of mankind. Clay is one of the very first materials 'invented' by man. An essential part of our...

Civilisations
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Companion to the major new BBC documentary series CIVILISATIONS, presented by Mary Beard, David Olusoga and Simon Schama The idea of 'civilisation' h...
Bristol in 50 buildings
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Buildings are among the crucial features that define a city. They create the cityscape and form the horizon while, at a more personal level, they prov...

Photography in India
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India has one of the richest and most extensive histories of photography in the world with the camera arriving in the country only a few year after it...
Louise Lawler
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Essays and interviews that examine the work of an artist whose witty, poignant, and trenchant photographs investigate the life cycle of art objects.Lo...

In Montparnasse
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This is the story of Surrealism. Beginning with Marcel Duchamp and the wonderfully eccentric and avant garde Dada movement, Sue Roe goes on to tell the story of the moving death of Modigliani, the birth of Surrealist photography with Man Ray and his muse Kiki de Montparnasse, the love triangle between writer Paul Eluard, his wife Gala and artist Ma
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 ...

Medieval bodies
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A SUNDAY TIMES HISTORY BOOK OF THE YEAR Dripping with blood and gold, fetishized and tortured, gateway to earthly delights and point of contact with ...
In praise of shadows
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This is an enchanting essay on aesthetics by one of the greatest Japanese novelists. Tanizaki's eye ranges over architecture, jade, food, toilets, and...

A lesson in art and life
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Interest in mid-20th century British artists and the world they inhabited is growing internationally - prices are rising and exhibitions proliferate. ...
A history of architecture in 100 buildings
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Featuring over 200 photographs, this stunning book by renowned television historian Dan Cruickshank tells the history of architecture through the stor...

Takashi Murakami - lineage of eccentrics
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Takashi Murakami's irreverent, pop culture-infused art has made him one of the most recognised Japanese artists today. His bright, contemporary boisterousness, however, belies his deep scholarship and engagement with traditional Japanese art. This book presents key examples of Murakami's work alongside a rich selection of Japanese masterpieces span
Know Thyself
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Know thyself - this fundamental imperative appeared for the first time in ancient Greece, specifically in Delphi, the temple of the God Apollo, who ...