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100 Posters That Changed The World

Classic posters from the last 300 years and the stories behind them. Posters have always been designed to seek an immediate response. From the time when paper was first affordable, the poster h..

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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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All the Beauty in the World: A Museum Guard's Adventures in Life, Loss and Art

A moving, revelatory story about one of the world's great museums and art's capacity to heal, by a writer who spent a decade as a museum guard. **THE SUNDAY TIMES ART BOOK OF THE YEAR** **A Fin..

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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

A celebration of all things analogue, from the machines that made it work-reel-to-reel tape recorders, typewriters, and telephones-to the artefacts and the culture that they made possible Recent year..

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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: A Graphic Biography

Unofficial and unauthorisedIn 1962, Andy Warhol displayed 32 canvases of Campbell's soup cans in a New York art gallery. The art world - and what we consider to be art - would never be the same again...

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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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Animal Logo: Anniversary Edition

This is the revised and expanded ten year, anniversary edition of one of Counter-Print's most-loved books. Counter-Print proudly presents the 10th anniversary edition of this iconic book, brimmin..

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Annika Nordenskioeld: From Nothing

The first extraordinary art book created through promtography. The artist and author has created the images, not with paint and brush but with AI. This is an incredible selection of images, creat..

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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 Heist: 50 Artworks You Will Never See

An intriguing investigation into 50 elusive artworks that were stolen and never recovered.Mona Lisa, Starry Night, Birth of Venus. People travel for hundreds of miles to observe these breathtaking pai..

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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 Monsters: Unruly Bodies in Feminist Art

A landmark feminist intervention- a dazzlingly original reassessment of women's stories, bodies and art - and how we think about them. 'Destined to become a new classic' Chris Kraus A dazzl..

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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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Art, Annotated: Your Expert Guide to 500 of the World's Greatest Works of Art

Your expert guide to 500 of the world's greatest works of art A stunning art gallery in a book, art, annotated spans more than 3,000 years of paintings, sculptures, and prints. Combining st..

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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 Series: Barbara Hepworth

An indispensable introduction to the life and work of Barbara Hepworth, whose sculptures expanded the possibilities for art within modern society, and revealed how it can express human relationships w..

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Artists Series: J.M.W. Turner

An essential introduction to the life and work of J.M.W. Turner, whose pioneering explorations into oil and watercolours transformed landscape painting and continue to offer revelatory and definitive ..

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Artists Series: John Constable

A fascinating introduction to the life and work of John Constable, highlighting key aspects of his innovative practice and the ways in which he brought a new vivacity to the observation of nature in n..

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Artists Series: John Singer Sargent

An engaging introduction to the life and work of John Singer Sargent, the most accomplished portrait painter of the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century. ?John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) i..

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Artists Who Changed History

MEET THE WORLD'S GREATEST ARTISTS - FACE TO FACE This stunning visual celebration of the world's most celebrated artists tells the fascinating stories of their lives and works. Lavishly illu..

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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 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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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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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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Blossom: Practical and Creative Ways to Find Wonder in the Floral World

In Blossom, botanical illustrator and lifelong flower lover Adriana Picker takes you through a year of flowers and the ways to live with and learn from them, with beautiful artwork as well as recipes ..

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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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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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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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Charles and Barbara Blackman: A Decade of Art and Love

When Christabel Blackman's mother turned ninety, they celebrated by sifting through Barbara's old documents: diaries, photos, manuscripts - and a fragile old folder, tied with a ribbon. This held lett..

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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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Colourful

A style icon's legacy book for a devoted international following. For lovers of The Fashion Book, Louis Vuitton Catwalk, Vivienne Westwood Catwalk, The Creative Act and The Warmth of the Heart Prevent..

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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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