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..
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..
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..
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..
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.
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 ..
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 ..
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..
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..
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..
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),..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..