Experience the scorching art of Burning Man with this visual history, now updated through 2015! Every August, tens of thousands of participants gather to celebrate artistic expression in Nevada's barr..
The cat has been a favourite subject of artists across cultures from prehistory until the present day. A spectacular 7,000-year-old rock engraving in Libya shows the oldest catfight in feline art; Bab..
This beautiful modern volume presents the work of approximately 30 contemporary artists who have turned to clay to shape their most innovative ideas into stunning works of art. From cups shaped like c..
Music was a constant source of inspiration for Marc Chagall, both as a muse for creation and as a rhythm for composition. Intimately linked to his family world and the Jewish cultural context of his ..
Since the beginning of his career, Swiss-Italian photographer Christian Tagliavini has been fascinated by mise-en-scene photography and Renaissance portraiture. Referencing the painting style of the O..
Unlock the secrets of colour - learn how and why it has been used in art over the centuries This vibrant and compelling book uses 240 artworks as case studies to tell the story of ten individual colo..
Did you know that the Egyptians created the first synthetic colour; or that the noblest purple comes from a predatory sea snail? Throughout history, artist pigments have been made from deadly metals, ..
With Impression, Soleil Levant, exhibited in 1874, Claude Monet (1840-1926) took part in the creation of the Impressionism movement that introduced the 19th century to modern art. All his life, he cap..
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..
Collecting Art For Love, Money and More is an insider's guide for both the novice and experienced buyer. It reveals the motivations and secrets of successful collectors as well as providing an histori..
What is the color white? The serenity of a snowfall? The peace of a dove? The purity of alabaster? This original and captivating exploration of color delves into the nuances of the universal palette w..
This biography is the lively, persuasive and colourful story of a talented bisexual man who had to leave New Zealand to find a life as a painter on his own terms. Now almost 95, still resident in Pari..
The Concise Dictionary of Art Terms is an accessible and useful A-Z covering a wide range of terms from the visual art world, including materials, techniques, and important styles and periods. In this..
At one time dismissed by many as inaccessible, elitist or even facile, contemporary art has since entered the realm of popular culture and is enjoyed by millions of gallery visitors every year. Public..
Over the last few years, illustration has become ever more popular and critically regarded as an art. Cool Illustration provides a superb showcase for the work of illustrators - both well known and up..
This book tells the story of romantic companionship in one hundred works of art. Chronologically arranged and emotionally driven, this study of couples runs through many cultures, civilizations, and e..
A collaboration of political activism and participatory culture seeking to upend consumer capitalism, including interviews with The Yes Men, The Guerrilla Girls, among others. Coined in the 1980s, "c..
Curated by Ryan Doyle and Mark Edwards, who work together under the name of DR.ME, Cut That Out focuses on the compositions of 50 leading designers and studios from 15 different countries for whom col..
Food and surrealism make perfect bedfellows: sex and lobsters, collage and cannibalism, the meeting of a swan and a toothbrush on a pastry case. The opulent dinner parties thrown by Salvador Dali (190..
A full career retrospective of one of the greatest and most popular living artists, lavishly illustrated with works from across the artist's six-decade career David Hockney has been delighting and cha..
The perfect gift for Hockney fans and dog lovers everywhere, "David Hockney's Dog Days", now in a gift edition, is an album devoted to two of the artist's closest friends, his dachshunds Stanley and B..
This summer 2016 publication brings together the recent body of work by David Hockney, perhaps the most popular and versatile British artist of the last century. Following his sweeping exploration of ..
In the past decade, having returned to England after years on the California coast, David Hockney has focused his attention on landscapes and portraits, as well as still lifes, all the while maintaini..
Sylvia Ji's haunting, seductive and psychedelically tinged portrayals of women offer a whole new slant on femininity, and blur the line between high and lowbrow art. The dominant influence on her work..
Freewheeling Tamara de Lempicka, icon of Art DecoTamara de Lempicka (1896 1980) lived art in the fast lane. With an appetite for glamour and fame as much as Left Bank bohemianism, she fled her native ..
A devilish 1860s sensation - finally unleashed on the 21st century! In France, around 1860, from the loins of a traditional national fascination with all things diabolical, was born a new sensation - ..
Latin American folk hero, husband of Frida Kahlo, devout Communist, and Mexico's most important artist: the oeuvre of Diego Rivera is finally done justice in this monograph constituting the most compr..
Speed, regulation and mass production defined the first Industrial Revolution, but we have entered a new era. Todays revolution has been driven by digital technologies and tools, giving rise to entire..
Gustave Dore is an artist with widespread appeal and his London engravings are among his most highly regarded accomplishments. Divided into four major sections, Rags, Riches, Work and Play, the book c..
The Elements of Sculpture is the essential viewer's guide to experiencing sculpture. Richly illustrated with colour photographs of artworks both modern and classical and written by a sculptor and teac..
Since the early 19th century and the invention of photography, artists have been experimenting with various methods for creating photographs without a camera. At once exhaustive and compelling, this b..
Michael Jacobs was haunted by Velazquez's enigmatic masterpiece Las Meninas from first encountering it in the Prado as a teenager. In Everything is Happening Jacobs searches for the ultimate significa..