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Space is Cool as Fuck

Bite-sized chunks of incredible, unbelievable information explaining everything you need to know about our universe from black holes to dark matter, featuring aliens, crazy scientists and incredible w..

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Spectator is an Artist Too: How we Look at Art, How we Behave Around Art, A

Is there anything more entertaining, inspiring and instructive than observing art? Yes, it is watching the people interacting with this art. This book may forever change your approach to art as it urg..

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Spring Cannot be Cancelled: David Hockney in Normandy

A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'We have lost touch with nature, rather foolishly as we are a part of it, not outside it. This will in time be over and then what? What have we learned?... The only real..

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Tate: Colour: A Visual History

Discover the story of colour through the significant scientific discoveries and key artist's works over 400 years. From Isaac Newton's investigations through to Olafur Eliasson's experie..

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Tattoo Dictionary

Discover the true meanings behind over 200 popular tattoos with this comprehensive book, illustrated with over 100 tattoo designs. From sailors' swallows and Mexican skulls to prisoners' barbed wire a..

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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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Tiepolo Pink

Throughout his masterpiece, In Search of Lost Time, Proust repeatedly refers to colours as Tiepolo Pink or Tiepolo Red. Who exactly was the artist that he so memorable transformed into colour? Th..

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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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Truth Bomb: Inspiration from the Mouths and Minds of Women Artists

If anyone can teach us how to pursue the life and work of an artist, it is the artists in Truth Bomb. This compilation of pioneering and established women artists from around the world will mo..

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Turner's Modern World

This will be the first exhibition to highlight Turner's contemporary imagery, the most exceptional and distinctive aspect of his work throughout his career. Rather than making any claims for Turner's ..

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Unmasked: Remarkable Stories Behind Famous Portraits

The world's most famous portraits and the hidden stories behind their subjects are explored in this fascinating and highly entertaining book. Portraiture is one of the oldest and most studied genres ..

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Utsuwa: Japanese Objects for Everyday Use

A piece must be practical enough to be used every day. It must be crafted at its place of origin, using traditional techniques and materials. And it must be handmade. Japanese craft has long been..

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V&A Pattern: Indian Florals

V&A Pattern: Indian Florals provides a dazzling introduction to the vibrant designs of the Indian subcontinent A source of inspiration for designers from William Morris to Alexander ..

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V&A Pattern: Kimono

V&A Pattern: Kimono showcases the staggering breadth of textile designs associated with Japan's most iconic garment A source of inspiration for designers from William Morris to Alexa..

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V&A Pattern: Spitalfields Silks

V&A Pattern: Spitalfields Silks, displays delightful floral designs alongside quirky, strikingly modern silks, all produced in eighteenth-century London. A source of inspiration for ..

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V&A Pattern: William Morris

V&A Pattern: William Morris highlights both popular and lesser-known patterns designs by the most famous designer of the Arts and Crafts Movement. A source of inspiration for designe..

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Van Gogh.  Complete Paintings

Today, the works of Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) are among the most well known and celebrated in the world. In paintings such as Sunflowers, The Starry Night, and Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear, we r..

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Video/Art: The First Fifty Years

Since the introduction of portable consumer electronics nearly a half century ago, artists throughout the world have adapted the latest technologies to art-making. In this book, curator Barbara London..

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Visual Protest: The Art of Banksy

This major new book on the art of Banksy spans the entire career of the world's most famous anonymous street artist. Decades before he blew the lid off the high-stakes art world by shredding a work i..

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Vitamin C: Clay and Ceramic in Contemporary Art

Now in paperback - the global survey of today's most important clay and ceramic artists, chosen by art-world professionals Clay and ceramics have in recent years been elevated from craft ..

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Vitamin D3: Today's Best in Contemporary Drawing

Over the past 50 years, drawing has been elevated from a supporting role to a primary medium, ranking alongside painting as a central art form. Since the publication of Vitamin D (2005) and D2 (2013),..

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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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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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Women Artists

Focusing on fifty diverse women artists, from Lavinia Fontana and Artemisia Gentileschi through Judy Chicago, Ana Mendieta and the Guerrilla Girls to Barbara Kruger, Cindy Sherman and Louise Bourgeois..

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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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Yukio Mishima: The Death of a Man: The Death of a Man

On November 25, 1970, Yukio Mishima, the most important Japanese novelist of the 20th century, publicly staged his own death after he and four other companions stormed the ministry of defense in Tokyo..

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