Drawn from TASCHEN's Illustration Now! series, this go-to catalog brings together 100 of the most successful and important illustrators around the globe. With featured artists including Istvan Banyai,..
How do you find the most promising emerging artists at work in a rapidly transforming medium? Bypassing traditional art world channels, 100 Sculptors of Tomorrow is the culmination of a major, democra..
This beautifully produced, richly detailed, and comprehensive survey of fifty influential women artists from the Renaissance to the Post-Modern era details their vast contributions to the art world. F..
Since the early years of the 20th century, Western abstract art has fascinated, outraged and bewildered audiences. Its path to acceptance within the artistic mainstream was slow. Anna Moszynska traces..
In 2014, renowned artist Ai Weiwei created @Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz, and engaged nearly 900,000 visitors in a conversation about human rights and freedom of expression. One installation in the ex..
Rediscover the drawings of Albrecht Durer, one of the most prominent Renaissance artists, known as an incomparable painter and draughtsman with a keen eye for the natural world. During his lifetime, ..
A must-have for Alexander von Humboldt fans and botanic enthusiasts, this gorgeous collection of frameable posters of his studies is filled with natural wonders and meticulous detail. More than two ce..
Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland is a cultural phenomenon. First published in 1865, it has never been out of print and has been translated into 170 languages. But why does it have such enduring and..
For centuries, humankind has sought to know itself through an understanding of the body, in sickness and in health, inside and out. This fascination left in its wake a rich body of artworks that demon..
Since the first dissections of corpses and the drawings that described bodies, anatomy and art have always been connected. From Leonardo da Vinci's famous drawings of man to Francis Bacon's naked figu..
A dazzling selection of art, jewellery, clothing and objects that reflect the dynamic Court of King James VI & I. Ruler, scholar, politician, poet, theologian, father, husband and patron of the arts ..
Oscar Wilde was one of the most influential writers on art and design in the late 19th century. Alongside his acclaimed plays, novel and short stories, he wrote and lectured extensively on the subject..
This stunningly illustrated new book focuses on 76 intricate, expressive and individual examples of calligraphy from the unparalleled collection of the British Library. The author, a renowned expert o..
With a freshness and breadth of approach that sets the art in its context, this book explores why works were created and who commissioned the palaces, cathedrals, paintings and sculptures. It covers R..
The unity of art and life was the expressed goal of the Art Nouveau movement, the prelude to modernity. On the basis of shared ideas its adherents strove for a homogenous style, which nonetheless took..
Published to coincide with the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter's birth, this magnificent collection celebrates the artist behind The Tale of Peter Rabbit and numerous other beloved children's book..
Are you Murray obsessed?What better way to celebrate all that is Bill Murray than through art? Bill Murray art shows have been popping up across the country. Join in the celebration with The Art of Be..
The Art of Love tells the stories of 35 famous couples from the art world, exploring the variously passionate, tender, challenging, loving and tragic relationships that led to some of the world's most..
Expanded and revised in its sixth edition, The Art of Mesoamerica surveys the artistic achievements of the high prehispanic civilizations of Central America - Olmec, Maya, Teotihuacan, Toltec and Azte..
In this vivid account Scott Nethersole examines the remarkable period of cultural, artistic and intellectual blossoming in Florence from 1400 to 1520 - the period traditionally known as the Early and ..
For every commercial work released by an artist, countless doodles and sketches remain in sketchbooks, unseen by all but a select few. It is a rare treat to see an artist's looser, more playful experi..
Art of the Street: San Francisco is the fourth book in a series dedicated to capturing the best of street art across the world's greatest cities. Featured artists include Laura Campos, Os Gemeos, Reka..
Written by an international team of artists, art historians and curators, this absorbing and beautiful book gives readers unparalleled insights into the world's most iconic artworks. Art: The Whole St..
In the spring of 2017, Carla van de Puttelaar developed a new and timely series devoted to prominent and promising women in the art world, Artfully Dressed: Women in the Art World. While working on th..
With the birth of contemporary museum culture and the advent of digital technologies, the 21st century has brought a whole new means by which to access art and its histories. How do we re-map the real..
Artists' Letters is a treasure trove of carefully selected letters written by great artists, providing the reader with a unique insight into their characters and a glimpse into their lives. Arranged t..
Aubrey Beardsley (1872-1898) was only 25 when he died from tuberculosis, but in his short life he established a reputation as one of the most accomplished - and controversial - illustrators of his day..
- Auckland Museum houses the world's leading collection of Maori taonga (treasures) and, reflecting Auckland's place as the world's largest Polynesian city, multiple traditional and contemporary arts ..
Now available in paperback, this exciting book charts Jean-Michel Basquiat's groundbreaking career. Basquiat first came to prominence when he collaborated with Al Diaz to spray-paint enigmatic statem..
The aesthetic of our contemporary environment, including everything from housing developments to furniture and websites, is partly the result of a school of art and design founded in Germany in 1919, ..
The daily lives of ordinary people are replete with objects, common things used in commonplace settings. These objects are our constant companions in life. As such, writes Soetsu Yanagi, they should b..
Bland is anathema to Carlos Mota. As he travels the world - from Lisbon to Tangier, India to Santo Domingo, New York to Paris - producing feature stories and ad campaigns for countless publications an..
Part of the `Biographic' series, which presents an entirely new way of looking at the lives of the world's greatest thinkers and creatives. This book takes the 50 defining facts, dates, thoughts, habi..
The bird king, the anthropologists, the thing in the bathroom, the paraffin-oil koala, the secret birthday partywhat do they all have in common? Nothing! Except for the fact that they all come from th..
The symbolism surrounding the bird is unequalled by any other creature. Godlike,mysterious, benevolent or evil, they can be associated with fire, with freedom, with fragility and have been a recurrent..
Whether you're a type nerd, an illustrator or a professional designer, The Book Of Ornamental Alphabets is the perfect sourcebook. FIRST PUBLISHED IN 1858, Frederick Delamotte's Ornamental Alphabets A..