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J.M.W. Turner the 'Skies' Sketchbook

The 'Skies' sketchbook takes its name from its many richly coloured sky studies. While weather and climate were longstanding interests for Turner, the dramatic consequences of the eruption of Mount Ta..

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James Tissot

This book explores James Tissot's multifaceted career and provides a fresh perspective on the 19th-century French painter. James Tissot is best known for his paintings of fashionable women and societ..

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Jannis Kounellis

The ultimate monograph on one of the most important artists of the twentieth century - a key figure in Arte Povera This book is the final, most comprehensive book ever made by Greek-born Jannis K..

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Japanese Netsuke

'You will have a moment of quiet delight and a mood of introspection to carry you away.' Edmund de Waal Prized by collectors from East to West, Japanese netsuke are tiny objects of wonder that..

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Japanese Prints: The Collection of Vincent van Gogh

In the winter of 1886-87, during his stay in Paris, Vincent van Gogh bought 660 Japanese prints at the art gallery of Siegfried Bing. His aim was to start dealing in them, but the exhibition he organi..

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Japanese Woodblock Prints: Artists, Publishers and Masterworks: 1680 - 1900

Japanese woodblock prints, or ukiyo-e, are the most recognizable Japanese art form. Their massive popularity has spread from Japan to be embraced by a worldwide audience. Covering the period from the ..

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Jean-Michel Basquiat

In 2018 the Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, is hosting exhibitons on two of the greatest artists of the 20th century - Egon Schiele, and Jean-Michel Basquiat. Both exhibitions have the same curator, a..

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Jesus Rocks: Christ in Contemporary Art, Graphic Design and Pop Culture

For thousands of years, Jesus' life was the main inspiration for artists. With the advent of democracies in the 19th century, art left behind the sacred to become Modern, Impressionist, Cubist...Here ..

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John Blockley - A Retrospective

John Blockley was one of Britain's most outstanding watercolour and pastel painters of the late 20th century, and has exhibited at the Royal Academy. Self taught, he produced work that has always been..

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Jonas Wood

Los Angeles-based Jonas Wood creates vivid images, where overlapping textures and interior spaces are rendered with compression and dazzling bright hues. This monograph the first on the artist s wor..

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Josef Albers: Life and Work

While Josef Albers' Bauhaus colleagues Klee and Kandinsky are household names, Albers himself has remained inscrutable. He is best known as the painter of the Homages to the Square, a series of over 2..

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Journey In The Phantasmagorical Garden Of Apparitio Albinus

Claudio Romo is equally talented as both writer and illustrator - he believes that the 'two forms of narrations' combine to create 'a single fabric: ourselves.' In A Journey in the Phantasmagorical Ga..

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Judith Kerr

An overview of the life and work of much-loved children's illustrator and author Judith Kerr, creator of classics such as The Tiger Who Came to Tea, and Mog. A thoughtful and intimate portrait,..

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This work is Taschen's 25th anniversary - special edition! Frida Kahlo - painter of pictures expressing the burdens that weighed upon her soul. The Mexican artist Frida Kahlo (1907-1954) is one of the..

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Derived from magazines, posters, books, blogs and personal projects, Kaleidoscope includes interviews with six talented and enthusiastic masters of their art. Similar to a kaleidoscope, a good story a..

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Keith Haring

Keith Haring (1958 -1990) is widely recognised for his colourful paintings, drawings, sculptures and murals. Haring exploded onto the early 1980s New York art scene with his vivid graffiti-inspire..

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Key Moments in Art

Key Moments in Art describes fifty pivotal moments - some famous, others unfamiliar - from the Renaissance to the present day. Vivid, colourful vignettes capture the excitement of their times: when Mi..

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Klimt and Schiele: Drawings


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Knots, Art & History: The Berlin Carpet Collection

Anyone who thinks of carpets has the bright colours of the Orient in mind. Knots, Art & History brings together the best, most unique carpets of the 14th-17th centuries from the Museum of Islamic ..

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L.S. Lowry Masterpieces of Art

Renowned for his paintings of the industrial towns of North West England, Lancashire born Lowry had a distinctive and enchanting style, depicting the everyday life of the world around him. In associat..

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Lamb Land: The Art Of Marion Peck

A major figure in Pop-Surrealism, Marion Peck is a unique artist on the contemporary scene. Simultaneously inspired by Peter Bruegel and Pee Wee Herman, modern kitsch, and ancient magic, she is the au..

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Landscape Painting Now

Whether as a reaction to our technological present or as a manifestation of fears concerning our environmental future, depictions of the natural world in painting have never seemed more pertinent or u..

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Landscapes: John Berger on Art

In this brilliant collection of diverse works essays, short stories, poems, translations which spans a lifetime's engagement with art, John Berger reveals how he came to his own unique way of seeing..

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Last Leonardo, The

500 years after the death of Leonardo Da Vinci, Ben Lewis considers the unrivalled legacy of his art through an original biography of the `Salvator Mundi' (Saviour of the World) - the lost Da Vinci pa..

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Last Painting: Final Works of the Great Masters: from Giotto to Twombly

There are no rules, and even less justice. Death takes everyone without discrimination. Sometimes it is accidental - like Signorelli, who fell from scaffolding. Sometimes it is expected, as with the d..

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Lateral Inversions : The Prints of Barry Cleavin

Barry Cleavin has played a significant role within the New Zealand arts scene since the 1960s. In his prints he maintains a consistently individual approach, with a style that is immediately recognisa..

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Laurie Anderson All the Things I Lost in the Flood

Laurie Anderson is one of the most revered artists working today, and she is as prolific as she is inventive. She is a musician, performance artist, composer, fiction writer, and filmmaker (her most r..

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Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836-1912), was one of the finest and most distinctive of the Victorian painters. Dutch-born, he moved to London in 1870 and became famous for his depictions of the luxury an..

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Lee Krasner: A Biography

The first full length account of Lee Krasner's colourful life In Gail Levin's riveting biography, Lee Krasner emerges as a significant artist who richly deserves her place in the 20th century's c..

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Leonardo by Leonardo

Leonardo by Leonardo is a landmark publication on Leonardo da Vinci, the immortal Renaissance artist universally considered one of the greatest painters of all time. Published to c..

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Leonardo Da Vinci

Da Vinci in detail: Leonardo's life and work - the definitive edition. All pictures, all drawings! Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) possessed one of the greatest minds of all time; his importance and inf..

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Leonardo Da Vinci

This book explores Leonardo da Vinci's unique artistic talents and at the same time introduces Leonardo the mathematician, urban planner, cartographer, poet, musician, astronomer, and medical scientis..

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Leonardo da Vinci's Flying Machines Kit: Paper Airplanes Based on the Great Master's Sketches That Really Fly!

Visionary Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci designed and sketched many inventions that were centuries ahead of their time. He was obsessed with flight theory and aerodynamics, so many of his drawin..

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Leonardo Da Vinci: The Graphic Work

The deftness of da vinci. The drawings of Art History's master genius. One of the most accomplished human beings who ever lived, Leonardo da Vinci remains the quintessential Renaissance genius. Creato..

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Leonardo da Vinci:Complete Paintings (Revised): Complete Paintings (Revised)

The most comprehensive book on the paintings of Leonardo da Vinci, with hundreds of illustrations This classic volume on Leonardo's paintings captures the magical qualities that make..

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Lexicon of Tribal Tattoos: Motifs, Meanings, and Origins

Tattoos have played an important role in human culture for thousands of years. Ideal for the tattoo artist, anthropologist, or tattoo fan, this visual lexicon covers tattoos from hundreds of different..

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The Pop star: When art went Whaam!American painter Roy Lichtenstein (1923 1997) pioneered a new epoch in American art, bursting onto a scene dominated by Abstract Expressionism in late 1950s New York ..

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Lichtenstein Posters

Lichtenstein's art is most recognizable for its trademark benday dots and two-dimensional planes, cartoonlike qualities that placed him at the forefront of the American Pop Art scene. With its emphasi..

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Life of Leonardo da Vinci, The

Giorgio Vasari's Lives of the Most Famous Painters, Sculptors and Architects (1550 and 1569) is a classic of cultural history. A monumental assembly of artists' lives from Giotto to Michelangelo, it p..

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Little Feminist History of Art, A

Emerging in the late 1960s as women artists struggled to `de-gender' their work to compete in a male-dominated arena, the feminist art movement has played a leading role in the art world over the last..

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Lives of Artists, The

In 1959, Calvin Tomkins interviewed Marcel Duchamp for Newsweek, beginning his sixdecade-long career writing about art. He then joined The New Yorker, where he has contributed dozens of profiles on th..

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Lives of the Surrealists, The


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Living with Leonardo: A Memoir


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Living with Vincent van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh at Home explores the influence of people and places on the creative output of the famous artist, telling the story of his life and work in a unique and accessible way. Although Van Go..

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Looking At Pictures


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Louise Henderson: From Life


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Louvre Abu Dhabi: The Complete Guide

The complete guide of the extraordinary collections of the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the new-born universal museum by the French, Pritzker Prize winning architect Jean Nouvel. Like the museum, born on ..

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Luc Tuymans: The Image Revisited: in Conversation with Gottfried Boehm, T.J. Clark & Hans M. De Wolf

At the age of nineteen, a young Luc Tuymans saw for the very first time the work of El Greco on a visit to the Szepmveszeti Muzeum in Budapest, an event that sparked his imagination and prompted him..

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Lucian Freud: Herbarium

As intimate and meticulous as his revered portraits, Lucian Freud's magnificent paintings and drawings of plant life are gathered for the first time in book form. Lucian Freud's portraits are known f..

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Ludwig Bemelmans

While almost everybody knows Ludwig Bemelmans' Madeline, the fact that the illustrator published over forty other titles remains a well-kept secret. The first title in Thames & Hudson's brand-new seri..

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Madam and Eve: Women Portraying Women

How do women paint or photograph each other? How do they represent each other in performance or sculpture? As mothers or heroines? With tenderness, aggression or respect? Madam & Eve explores the fema..

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