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So Much Longing in So Little Space: The art of Edvard Munch

In So Much Longing in So Little Space, Karl Ove Knausgaard explores the life and work of Edvard Munch. Setting out to understand the enduring power of Munch's painting, Knausgaard reflects on the esse..

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Sound Art Revisited

The first edition of Sound Art Revisited (published as Sound Art: Beyond Music, Between Categories) served as a groundbreaking work toward defining this emerging field, and this fully updated volume s..

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Spectrum

Globally acclaimed miminalist architect, John Pawson, celebrates colors through 320 inspiring photographs."Pawson is a lot more than just an architect; he's also handy with a camera and has a good eye..

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Spirit of the Bauhaus

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Splendor and Misery in the Weimar Republic: From Otto Dix to Jeanne Mannen

From the glamour of the Golden Twenties to the depths of the dark side of a world undergoing rapid change - the penetrating content of works by more than 60 artists recreates the age of the Weimar ..

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Spray on Walls

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Stained Glass

Stained glass has been one of the chief glories of Britain's churches since Norman times. Stained glass windows developed through the middle ages, as new techniques were introduced, and the art of sto..

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Star Wars Art

The definitive deluxe three-volume slipcase of Ralph McQuarrie's complete artwork for Star WarsRalph McQuarrie is the most iconic artist in the history of Star Wars. He worked hand-in-hand with George..

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Starry Night: Van Gogh at the Asylum

Starry Night is a fully illustrated account of Van Gogh's time at the asylum in Saint-Remy. Despite the challenges of ill health and asylum life, Van Gogh continued to produce a series of masterpieces..

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Start Doodling: Facts, Trivia and Fun Featuring the Humble But Amazing Pencil
Steampunk: The Art of Retro-Futurism

More than just cogs, gears, and goggles, steampunk burst from the pages of science fiction and fantasy inspired by the likes of Jules Verne and H.G. Wells and rapidly grew into one of the most recogni..

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Stick it

Stick It will appeal to both artists and art lovers- in fact its the must have publication for anyone with a passion for creativity. Commissioned cutting edge illustration rubs shoulders with stunning..

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Story of Art

This text is the 16th revised and updated edition of this introduction to art, from the earliest cave paintings to experimental art. Eight new artists from the modern period have been introduced. They..

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Story of Looking

Looking can be an act of empathy or aggression. It can provoke desire or express it. And from the blurry, edgeless world we inhabit as infants to the landscape of screens we grow into, looking can def..

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Street Art

The world's street art hotspots are revealed in this large hardback pictorial guide to 30 cities around the world. Each has its own vibrant street culture, from large murals to ever-changing walls by ..

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Street Art - International

This is street art - on an international scale. Lou Chamberlin travelled from Warsaw to London, Tokyo to New York, Melbourne to Santiago in search of the world's most interesting and intriguing street..

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Street Art: The Best Urban Art from Around the World

A stunning collection celebrating street art from around the world - the perfect introduction to this vibrant art form, compiled by graffiti veteran KET. From Banksy and Blek le Rat to Nick Walker an..

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Street Craft: Guerrilla Gardening / Yarnbombing / Light Graffiti Street Sculpture / and More

Street Craft is the next chapter in the story of Street Art. Encompassing urban crochet, craftivism, yarnbombing, origami and lace graffiti, guerrilla gardening, street sculpture, light projections, m..

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Studio of the South: Van Gogh in Provence

Studio of the South tells the story of Van Gogh' s period in Arles in 1888- 9, when his powers were at their height. Based on original research, the book reveals discoveries that throw new light on th..

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Subway Art

In 1984, photographers Martha Cooper and Henry Chalfant captured the imagination of a generation with Subway Art, a groundbreaking book documenting the work of graffiti writers who illegally painted s..

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Surreal Encounters: Collecting the Marvellous

This book brings together over 160 of the finest surrealist artworks by legendary artists including Salvador Dali, Max Ernst, Rene Magritte, Joan Miro and Man Ray. The works hail from the four renowne..

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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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Taxidermy

Taxidermy has come in from the cold. Stuffed animals are appearing everywhere from chic apartments to luxury boutiques. Museums have been dusting down their collections to put them back on display, wh..

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Textile Folk Art: Design, Techniques and Inspiration in Mixed-Media Textile

A practical and inspirational guide to textile folk art from cultures all around the world, accompanied by step-by-step projects. From samplers to quilts in Europe, to tribal and nomadic cloth ..

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The Beauty of Everyday Things

The daily lives of ordinary people are replete with objects, common things used in commonplace settings. These objects are our constant companions in life. As such, writes Soetsu Yanagi, they should b..

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The Pencil Perfect: The Untold Story of a Cultural Icon

Intimate and individual, pencil and paper are a personal touch in a digital age. The pencil is our direct connection between mind and page. We tell the story of an overlooked cultural icon with anecdo..

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This is Gaudi

Antoni Gaudi has a reputation as monastic, mad and hermetic. But the architect of many of the buildings that define Barcelona's cityscape was no mad eccentric. He was a genius inspired by his faith in..

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This is Goya

Modern art begins with Goya. He was the first to create works of art for their own sake, and he lived in a time of incredible cultural and social dynamism when the old concepts of social hierarchy wer..

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This is Kandinsky

Intellectual, emotional, restless, dogged, loyal, selfish; Kandinsky was an artist and a man of contradictions. This genre-defying painter didnt pick up a brush until he was thirty years old. He was a..

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This is Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci lived an itinerant life. Throughout his career - from its beginnings in the creative maelstrom of fifteenth-century Florence to his role as genius in residence at the court of the ki..

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This is Matisse

In the history of twentieth century modernism, Henri Matisse is a calm and unstoppable revolution of creative genius. Trained originally in the French classical manner, he was inspired by the Impressi..

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This is Monet

Claude Monet is best known as a leader of the Impressionists, his paintings defining the style that triggered a revolution in art. During the eighty-six years of his life, Monet never rested, and was ..

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This is Pollock

In 1956 Time magazine referred to Pollock as 'Jack the Dripper'. His iconic paintings stretch out with the generosity and scale of the landscape of America's West where the artist grew up. Pollock sai..

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This is Van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh used art to express his intensely emotional response to the world around him. Enraptured by the beauty of nature and tormented by the sorrows of human existence, he produced in his tr..

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This is Warhol

Andy Warhol, the iconic Pop artist, presented himself as the vacuous, dumb kid, famously saying, 'If you want to know all about Andy Warhol, just look at the surface of my paintings and there I am. Th..

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Thomas Heatherwick: Making

Covering the studios complete output over twenty years - some 170 projects - Thomas Heatherwick: Making answers what many have asked: How did he do that?. Heatherwick Studio has continued to expand si..

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Thought About It in My Head and I Felt It in My Heart but I Made It with My Hands

In this, the first book of his collected artwork, Rob Ryan combines a childlike enthusiasm for colour and craft with a romantic s compulsion to explore love, desire, fantasy, and melancholy. Working p..

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Tintin: Herge's Masterpiece

The definitive monograph on the art of Tintin. Since he first appeared in Herge's weekly cartoon strip in Le Petit Vingtieme in Paris in 1929, Tintin has become one of the most celebrated characters ..

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Tintin: The Art of Herge

Since Tintin first appeared in 1929, he has captivated generations of children and adults alike. Millions followed Tintin's journeys from the wilds of the Congo to the streets of Prague, Moscow, and N..

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Toilet Martin Paper Parr Magazine (Limited Edition)
Toiletpaper: 11

Toiletpaper is an artists' magazine created and produced by Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari, born out of a passion or obsession they both cultivate: images. The magazine contains no text; each..

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Traces of Vermeer

Johannes Vermeer's luminous paintings are loved and admired around the world, yet we do not understand how they were made. We see sunlit spaces; the glimmer of satin, silver, and linen; we see the sof..

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Trees in Art

In this superbly illustrated book, Charles Watkins explores the myth and magic of arboreal art. Enter the groves of the classical world, from Daphne's metamorphosis into a laurel tree to the gardens o..

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Trick of the Eye: How Artists Fool Your Brain

If seeing is believing, then artists might be the biggest liars of all. Painters, sculptors and photographers often try to convince their audiences that the paint is wet; the fruit is real; the window..

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Truth & Beauty: The Pre-Raphaelites and Their Sources of Inspiration

Started in the early 19th century by a group of British painters who rejected the sovereignty of the Royal Academy, the Pre- Raphaelites embraced the natural world and bright colors- as opposed to the..

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Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits

The Collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London, embraces over 500 years of British history, more than 60,000 sitters and explores ideas of social change, power and influence. Arguably as ..

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Turner In His Time

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Turner to Monet: The Triumph of Landscape Painting

During the 19th century, landscape triumphed over other forms of art in Western culture. Turner to Monet takes a new look at landscape painting of this period, and considers the shift from depicting k..

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Turner: The Extraordinary Life and Momentous Times of J. M. W. Turner

The extraordinary life of J. M. W Turner, one of Britain's most admired, misunderstood and celebrated artists J. M. W. Turner is Britain's most famous landscape painter. Yet beyond his artistic achie..

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Tuscany: Art & Architecture

Tuscany is a fascinating region to experience art and architecture in a unique and personal way. Literally in every corner of Tuscany you find century-old churches, castles, beautiful manor houses and..

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