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50 Art Ideas You Really Need to Know

In a series of 50 accessible essays, Susie Hodge introduces and explains the central concepts that underpin Western art and design. From Romanesque to Realism, Pop Art to Pluralism, 50 Art..

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A Year of Watercolour: A Seasonal Guide to Botanical Watercolour Painting

Create beautiful botanical artworks, engage with the natural world around you, and take pleasure in the changing seasons with A Year of Watercolour. Award-winning and bestselling artist an..

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Aelita Andre: Prodigy of Colour

Aelita Andre (born in 2007 in Melbourne) is an Australian abstract painter. She began experimenting with paint when she was nine months old and her extraordinary acrylic on canvas paintings were prese..

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An Apothecary of Art: To Soothe Your Soul

An Apothecary of Art is the beautiful debut collection from Ravenous Butterflies featuring 80 exquisite works of art from the likes of John William Waterhouse, Henri Rousseau and Rockwell Kent with ac..

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Analogue: A Field Guide

The perfect antidote to your digital diet, this is a delightful exploration of analogue product design that crosses categories and generations, celebrating the timeless allure of the real and tactile ..

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Andy Warhol. Polaroids 1958-1987

Andy Warhol was a relentless chronicler of life and its encounters. Carrying a Polaroid camera from the late 1950s until his death in 1987, he amassed a huge collection of instant pictures of friends,..

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Andy Warhol. Seven Illustrated Books 1952-1959

In 1950s New York, before he became one of the most famous names of the 20th century, Andy Warhol was already a skilled and successful commercial artist. During this time, as part of his strategy to w..

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Andy Warhol: Campbell's Soup Cans

In 1962, when he painted Campbell's Soup Cans, Andy Warhol was not yet a household name, and Pop art, the movement with which he is now identified, was still on the cusp of becoming a phenomenon. With..

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Art Class: Line and Colour: Doodling your way to creativity

Join artist Bobby Clark for a guided art class. No experience necessary. Discover 25 drawing and painting exercises from doodling, blind drawing and continuous line portraits to shape studies, a..

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Art Dog: Clever Canines of the Art World

From millennia-old cave art to world-famous internet sensations, dogs have inspired artists to strive to capture their loyal personalities and antics for as long as they've been our furry friends. ..

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Art is Life: Icons & Iconoclasts, Visionaries & Vigilantes, & Flashes of Hope in the Night

"The world's most famous and celebrated contemporary art critic." -GQ "One of the most powerful art critics today." -Time Out From the Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling author of ..

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Art Is Magic

Art is Magic is artist Jeremy Deller's attempt to tie up the key works of his career alongside the art, pop music, film, politics and history that have inspired his work. Much has been written about D..

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Art of the Bible, The : Illuminated Manuscripts from the Medieval World

An extensively illustrated compendium of 45 expertly selected illuminated bibles that transport the reader through 1,000 years of history and across the Christian world. For two millennia the Bi..

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Art of the Lips: Shimmering, liquified, bejewelled and adorned

As Kylie Jenner put it, "Check out this inspiring photograph from...@vladamua! " From opulent to optical illusion, Vlada's art is a blend of make-up and magic that transform her lips into canvase..

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Art Oracles: Creative & Life Inspiration from the Great Artists

Be guided and inspired by the world's greatest artists with this creative set of oracle cards. Are you suffering from creative block? Struggling to make a difficult life decision? Find out what P..

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Art Unpacked: 50 Works of Art: Uncovered, Explored, Explained

A down-to-earth, visual guidebook that shows how to 'read', understand and get the most out of art. For beginners, art history might seem a daunting subject with complex rules and impenetrable t..

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Artists at Home

Take a look inside the homes of some of your favourite artists and explore how each one reflected their spirit and creativity. From William Morris and Pablo Picasso to Georgia OKeeffe and Frida Kahlo,..

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Artists' Letters: Leonardo da Vinci to David Hockney

A treasure trove of carefully selected letters written by great artists, providing unique insight into their characters and a glimpse into their lives. Artists Letters is a collection of intriguing, e..

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Artists' Lives

Engaging encounters, personal anecdotes and jargon-free critical insights into some of the liveliest creative minds in modern art, by an international art world insider. Praised by the Art Newsp..

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ArtZone Issue 90 Autumn 2022

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ArtZone Issue 95 Winter 2023

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ArtZone Issue 96 Spring 2023

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At the Gallery:  Art Memory Game

Art lovers rejoice! We're off to the gallery. Match 25 of the world's most iconic artists with one of their famous works. From classical to contemporary, Tracey Emin to Louise Bourgeois, this mig..

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Ballet Confidential: A personal behind-the-scenes guide

"Ballet Confidential is not a no-holds-barred expose but rather a joyfully led and personal guide into the world of ballet."--Megan O'Brien, Books+Publishing Beyond the formidable combination of ..

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Banksy Museum: Complete Catalogue

This book presents the richness, diversity and strength of the work of the most famous street art artist in the world and yet nobody knows his identity. We are invited to follow the evolution of the ..

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Banksy: A Graphic Novel

Told in classic comic-book form, this graphic biography invites a new audience to learn about Banksy - and uses a pitch-perfect medium to convey the artist's message that art is for the people. Banks..

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Bauhaus Goes West: Modern art and design in Britain and America

Bauhaus Goes West is a story of cultural exchange - between the Bauhaus emigres in the years following the school's closure in 1933 and the countries to which they moved, focusing in particular on Bri..

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Birds in Art

The natural beauty and diversity of birds have fascinated us for centuries. Since their first appearance in art in medieval manuscripts, birds have proved to be a popular and enduring subject for arti..

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BMW Motorrad: A Two-wheeled Legend

Timed for the company's centennial, this spectacularly illustrated coffee-table book traces the awesome evolution of BMW motorcycles from the birth of its iconic R23 "airhead" boxer twin, in 1923, to ..

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Book of Earth: A Guide to Ochre, Pigment, and Raw Color

Part anthropological study, part art book, and part how-to, Book of Earth immerses you in the world of ochre, a naturally occurring mineral used to make pigment. Each chapter explores Gustafson's rare..

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Book of Seeing, A

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Botanical Sketchbooks

A visual compendium of botanical sketches, many specially photographed, providing a revealing insight into the immediate responses of artists encountering the glories of the plant world. While h..

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Brent Harris: Surrender & Catch

Brent Harris: Surrender & Catch seeks to map the ways in which Harris's art has developed over the past four decades. It presents an overview of Harris's career, and through a number of in-depth essay..

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Caribbean Art

Caribbean Art presents and discusses the diverse, fascinating and highly accomplished work of Caribbean artists, whether indigenous or from the diaspora, popular or 'high' culture, rural or urban base..

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CBK: Carolyn Bessette Kennedy: A Life in Fashion

Long blonde hair, an iconic red lip, and effortless style-all signatures of fashion icon Carolyn Bessette Kennedy. Carolyn used fashion as her medium. She hadn't found her voice yet in front of the ca..

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Cecil Beaton: The Royal Portraits (Victoria and Albert Museum)

A contemporary look at Cecil Beaton's portraits of the Royal Family and how they helped create the public face of the House of Windsor. Cecil Beaton: The Royal Portraits looks back in time to te..

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Ceramics: An Atlas of Forms

What can we learn about the Roman empire from an amphora made in 200 BC? How can a simple, unadorned cup made in 1945 tell us so much about history? And what will an artwork comprising a vast collecti..

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Civilization: The Way We Live Now

Our fast-changing world seen through the lenses of 140 leading contemporary photographers around the globe. With close to 500 images, many previously unpublished, this landmark publication takes..

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Clay

Ceramics is back in a big way, experiencing a steady surge of interest and popularity not seen since the 1970s. The return to the handmade, driven by our increasingly digital lives, means there are no..

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Collecting Fine Art: The Lumas Portfolio Vol IV

In celebration of its 15-year anniversary, LUMAS presents 100 of the finest pieces in its portfolio of art photography. From landscape to portraiture, architectural images to fashion shots, photograph..

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Colour in Art

A wide-ranging and engaging introduction to the place and power of colour in life and art by John Gage, author of the award-winning Colour and Culture. The complex phenomenon of colour has recei..

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Colour: A Master Class

An illustrated guide to the history and symbolism of colours, as used in artworks throughout the ages, from prehistory to the present day. Colour, which has the power to impart meaning or express..

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Colours of Art: The Story of Art in 80 Palettes

Colours of Art takes the reader on a journey through history via 80 carefully curated artworks and their palettes. For these pieces, colour is not only a tool (like a paintbrush or a canvas), but the ..

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David Hockney: Normandy Portraits

David Hockney: Normandy Portraits accompanies a major exhibition on David Hockney at the National Portrait Gallery, London. It reveals new portraits painted in Hockney's Normandy Studio between 2020 a..

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Deep Color: The Shades That Shape Our Souls

Destined to become a classic, Deep Color explores how colour acts on our imagination, subconscious, and daily decisions. It helps readers unpack the colour-laden stimuli that come their way every minu..

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Dolls' Houses

Dolls' Houses have fascinated children and adults for centuries. This delightful book, revised and now presented in hardback with a new foreword by artist Rachel Whiteread, explores the astonishing sk..

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Donatello: Sculpting The Renaissance

Arguably the greatest sculptor of all time, Donatello (c.1386-1466) was at the vanguard of a revolution in sculptural practice in the early Renaissance. Combining ideas from classical and medieval scu..

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Doris Salcedo

FINDING A FORM FOR THE TRAUMAS OF LOSS AND VIOLENCE Experiences of violence and loss take shape in the work of internationally acclaimed Colombian artist Doris Salcedo. Although her sculptures..

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E.H.Gombrich on Fresco Painting

An interpretation of the history of mural painting from ancient Egypt to the twentieth century by one of most eminent art historians of all time, who wielded huge influence over both his professional ..

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Earthly Delights: A History of the Renaissance

A Sunday Times Art Book of the Year: written by one of the UK's foremost art critics, this new narrative history of the Renaissance takes in the whole of Europe and its global context. What was ..

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Edvard Munch Pop-Ups

'The sheer effortlessness of Ersland's prose allows his words to move wherever they like - through images, into Munch's life and out into the world.' - Karl Ove Knausgaard Edvard Munch was one of..

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