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Portraits in art

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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 ...
Facial expressions
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All artists are tired of persuading their nearest and dearest to look sad.look glad.look mad.madder.no, even madder.okay, hold it. For those artists ...

500 self portraits
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A compelling collection of self-portraits from throughout recorded history, revised to include captivating contemporary works The challenge of interpr...
You will be able to draw by the end of this book
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This book is for anybody who wants to draw more, whether you are learning from scratch or developing existing skills. When you're learning to draw, th...

Sketching from the imagination. Characters
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Sketches and drawings are the foundations of great art, where thoughts and concepts first come to life as an image. In Sketching from the Imagination:...
Draw people in 15 minutes
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Anyone can draw, and anybody who can already draw can always learn to draw better. In this book, best-selling author and art tutor Jake Spicer gives y...

How to draw absolutely anything activity book
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There's no great secret to drawing. Anybody can draw. If you can write your name, you have enough touch to learn to draw. Let ILYA inspire you to pick...
Portrait drawing
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This debut book in the Pocket Art series is packed with expert technical guidance on drawing realistic portraits in pencil and stunning, inspirational...

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...
Portrait drawing
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A classic of simplicity! Portrait Drawing has guided and inspired a generation of artists to create beautiful, realistic portraits. In just eighty pag...

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...
Selfie
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'Selfies' are everywhere - from Kim Kardashian, queen of the selfie, to the Queen of England photobombing the Australian hockey team's selfie in 2014,...

500 portraits
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The National Portrait Gallery's painted portrait Award, one of Britain's most prestigious art prizes, is the leading showcase for artists throughout t...
Victoria Crowe - beyond likeness
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Victoria Crowe is one of the world's the most vital and original figurative painters. Her instantly recognisable work is represented in a large number...

Drawing portraits
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With clear step-by-step instructions, practical information about the composition of the face and head, plus helpful tips on developing a personal style, this is the ultimate guide for art students who want to develop their abilities in producing great portraits. Accompanied by approximately 200 specially drawn images, it also offers information on
Really good dog photography
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Dogs and photography have gone hand in paw almost since the medium was invented and our passion remains undiminished, with pictures of adorable, bri...

Goya
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A landmark overview and analysis of Goya's finest portraits Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (1746-1828) was one of the greatest portraitists of his time...
David Hockney - 82 portraits and 1 still-life
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This summer 2016 publication brings together the recent body of work by David Hockney, perhaps the most popular and versatile British artist of the la...

Votes for women
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A century after the first women were given the vote in Britain, this book presents a wealth of observations by and about the leading protagonists of the suffrage movement, beautifully illustrated with their portraits from the National Portrait Gallery, London.
William Coldstream
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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...
Portrait of the artist
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The first publication to focus on self-portraits and other images of the artist from within the Royal Collection, Portrait of the Artist showcases sel...

You will be able to draw faces by the end of this book
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This book is for anybody who wants to become confident in drawing faces - whether you are a complete novice or a more experienced artist. From basic f...
Portraits
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A lifetime's encounter with artists: from prehistoric cave painting to the presentJohn Berger, one of the world's most celebrated art writers, takes u...

Mexican costumbrismo
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The years following Mexican independence in 1821 were critical to the development of social, racial, and national identities. The visual arts played a...
The divinization of Caesar and Augustus
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This book examines the new institution of divinization that emerged as a political phenomenon at the end of the Roman Republic with the deification of...

The female portrait statue in the Greek world
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In this book, Sheila Dillon offers the first detailed analysis of the female portrait statue in the Greek world from the fourth century BCE to the thi...
Draw faces in 15 minutes
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Yes, you can draw! And Draw Faces in 15 Minutes will show you how. By the time you finish this book, you'll have all the skills you need to achieve a ...

Picasso portraits
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From first to last, Picasso's prime subject was the human figure and portraiture remained a favourite genre. His earliest portraits were done from life and reveal a precocious ability to catch likeness and suggest character and state of mind. By 1900 Picasso was producing portraits of astonishing variety and thereafter they reflected the full range
C?zanne portraits
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Th is book, like the exhibition it accompanies, looks at the special pictorial and thematic characteristics of C?zanne's portraiture practice, inc...

Sargent
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Many of the sitters in this collection were John Singer Sargent's close friends. They are posed informally, sometimes in the act of painting or singin...
Portrait revolution
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Julia Kay's Portrait Party is an international collaborative project in which artists all over the world make portraits of each other and share them o...

Russia and the arts
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Russian portraiture enjoyed a golden age between the late 1860s and the First World War. While Tolstoy and Dostoevsky were publishing masterpieces suc...
Michael Jackson
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Michael Jackson, one of the most successful recording artists of all time, also has the distinction of being the most depicted cultural figure; an inspiration for an extraordinary array of leading artists - from Andy Warhol and Isa Genzken to David Hammons and Glenn Ligon - working in a variety of styles and media. This book, which accompanies a ma

Draw people in 15 minutes
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Best-selling author and art tutor Jake Spicer here gives you all the skills you need to sketch a convincing figure in just 15 minutes. Draw People in ...
Lucian Freud
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Intimate portraits from one of the most innovative figurative artists of the twentieth century and the master of painted flesh.Curated by the artist's...

Early Hellenistic Portraiture
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Examines the styles and contexts of portrait statues produced during one of the most dynamic eras of Western art, the early Hellenistic age. Often see...
The face of Britain
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Simon Schama brings Britain to life through its portraits, as seen in the five-part BBC series The Face of Britain and the major National Portrait Gal...

Murillo
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This beautiful publication accompanies an exhibition that brings together the only two known self-portraits by Bartolom? Esteb?n Murillo (1617-1682), ...
Soutine's portraits
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Chaim Soutine (1893-1943) produced some of the most powerful and expressive portraits of modern times. His ability to capture in paint the character, ...

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 - ...
David Downton
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The first monograph on the internationally renowned fashion artist David Downton. With a foreword by Christian Lacroix, and an afterword by Dita Von...

A little book of portraits
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In partnership with the National Portrait Gallery A Little Book of Portraits is the tie-in to the successful Sky Arts series Portrait Artist of the Year. Featuring authoritative text from acclaimed judges Tai Shan Schierenberg, Kathleen Soriano and Kate Bryan, this book reveals the skills and techniques to create timeless portraiture.
Painting portraits and figures in watercolor
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Using clear and concise language and in-depth, step-by-step demonstrations, author and renowned artist Mary Whyte guides beginning and intermediate wa...

Legends of the blues
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Blind Willie Johnson. Willie Dixon. Ma Rainey. We know their music, and of course we recognise their names, but to their fans the faces of these blues...
The 1000 Dot-to-Dot Book: Icons
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The first collection in Thomas Pavitte's internationally best-selling 1000 Dot-to-Dot series features 20 iconic portraits, including Marilyn Monroe, J...

Portraits
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The field of illustration has flourished over the last decade, with professionals working both on computers and by hand. In illustration, the single m...
This is a portrait if I say so
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The first in-depth exploration of the rise and evolution of abstract, symbolic, and conceptual portraiture in American art This groundbreaking book tr...