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Rembrandt in Print

The Ashmolean Museum holds a world-class collection of over 200 prints made by Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (1606-1669). Widely hailed as the greatest painter of the Dutch Golden Age, Rembrandt was als..

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Rembrandt van Rijn Masterpieces of Art

Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn was the leading painter and graphic artist of the 'Golden Age of Dutch Art'. He excelled in imbuing his art with the 'deepest and most lifelike emotion', with rich detai..

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Renoir

Pierre-Auguste Renoir's (1841-1919) timelessly charming paintings still reflect our ideals of happiness, love, and beauty. Derived from our large-format volume, the most comprehensive retrospective of..

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Secrets of Art: Uncovering the mysteries and messages of great works of art

Discover the secrets, mysteries, hidden meanings and stories behind famous works of art. A book full of surprises, discoveries, forgotten treasures and lost tales, The Secrets of Art takes us on a jou..

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Shadow Drawing, The : How Science Taught Leonardo How to Paint

Leonardo da Vinci has long been celebrated as the epitome of genius. He was the masterful painter who gave us the Mona Lisa and the Last Supper, and the visionary inventor who anticipated airplanes, h..

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Spirit of Place: Artists, Writers and the British Landscape

When we look at the landscape, what do we see? Do we experience the view over a valley or dappled sunlight on a path in the same way as those who were there before us? We have altered the countryside ..

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Story of Art Without Men, The

The story of art for our times - one with women at its heart, brought together for the first time by the creator of @thegreatwomenartists How many women artists do you know? Who makes art history..

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Street of Wonderful Possibilities: Whistler, Wilde and Sargent in Tite Street

A beautifully illustrated art history and cultural biography, The Street of Wonderful Possibilities focuses on one of the most influential artistic quarters in the late nineteenth and early twentieth ..

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Stuff: Upholstery, Fabric, Frame

Top upholsterer Lorraine Osborne guides you in how to unleash creativity and flaunt your style through upholstering old chairs. Far too much furniture is thrown away - and with it the perfectly good m..

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Talks - No Idea Is Final: Quotes from the Creative Voices of our Time

An inspiring collection of quotes from The Talks, a much-loved online magazine featuring candid interviews with visionaries. Over the last decade, The Talks has conducted more than 500 interviews with..

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The Five Lives of Hilma af Klint

Artist Philipp Deines traces the story of now world-famous af Klint's unique life and groundbreaking oeuvre through five chapters featuring her development as an artist, her family background, and her..

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This Land

This Land is a large-scale (16 x 10') collage of treated vintage American postcards by American artist David Opdyke. What at first looks like a gridwork of colorful tiles portraying a panoramic bird's..

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Tracey Emin

This accessible and expertly written introduction and overview of Tracey Emin's life offers a completely up-to-date view on the work of one of the most important and respected artists working today. ..

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Ultimate Art Museum

Wander through The Ultimate Art Museum - home to the finest, most accessible works from around the world and across time. The imaginary art museum: an educational, inspiring experience without the con..

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Victory over Death: The Art of Colin McCahon

Perhaps at the origin of all thinking about culture lies the question of the afterlife. The artist makes their work hoping that it will live on after their death. The critic reads or looks at the work..

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Wall & Piece

Artistic genius, political activist, painter and decorator, mythic legend or notorious graffiti artist? The work of Banksy is unmistakable, except maybe when it's squatting in the Tate or New York's M..

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Watercolour Ideas Book

Many artists first learn to paint in watercolour. But this flexible, dynamic medium has an immediacy that is perfect for experimentation. Discover textures, applications, techniques, combinations of m..

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Why Art Criticism?  Reader

How is art criticism to be understood within an expanding artistic field? A look at its history and its manifestations within globalized conditions shows the variety of the genre, of the criteria and ..

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Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?

Linda Nochlin's seminal essay on women artists is widely acknowledged as the first real attempt at a feminist history of art. Nochlin refused to handle the question of why there had been no 'great wom..

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Woman Who Stole Vermeer:  True Story of Rose Dugdale and the Russborough House Art Heist

The extraordinary life and crimes of heiress-turned-revolutionary Rose Dugdale, who in 1974 became the only woman to pull off a major art heist. In the world of crime, there exists an unusual com..

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Women's Work: From feminine arts to feminist art

A celebration of the innovative, brilliant artists reclaiming the idea of 'women's work'. In the history of western art, decorative and applied arts - quilting, embroidery, ceramics - were devalued, s..

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Word is Art, The

There has been much scaremongering about the 'death of the book', and how, as words find new ways and means of transmission, young people might gradually begin to shun writing. In the digital age, tex..

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World New Made: Figurative Painting in the Twentieth Century

A celebration of the richness of figurative painting over the last 100 years and a passionate critique of the accepted history of art in the 20th century. Figurative painting is due a reapprais..

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