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  • Pedagogical Sketchbook by Paul Klee
    Pedagogical Sketchbook (English, Paperback) Paul Klee

    'One of the most famous of modern art documents - a poetic primer, prepared by the artist for his Bauhaus pupils, which has deeply affected modern thinking about art . . . This little handbook leads us into the mysterious world where science and imagination fuse.' Observer

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  • Ravilious & Co by Andy Friend
    Ravilious & Co (English, Hardback) Andy Friend, Alan Powers

    A dynamic tale of art and friendship, set between the World Wars, against the backdrop of a rapidly changing world

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  • Fired Up! Ready to Go! by Peggy Cooper Cafritz
    Fired Up! Ready to Go! (English, Hardback) Peggy Cooper Cafritz, Thelma Golden

    One of the most important collections of African American contemporary art: destroyed by fire in 2009 and published here for the first time.

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  • The Photograph as Contemporary Art by Charlotte Cotton
    The Photograph as Contemporary Art (English, Paperback) Charlotte Cotton

    Provides an introduction to contemporary art photography, identifying its important features and themes and celebrating its exciting pluralism through an overview of its most important and innovative practitioners.

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  • Kandinsky by Hajo Duchting
    Kandinsky (English, Hardback) Hajo Duchting

    Throughout his artistic career, Wassily Kandinsky transformed not only his own practice, but the course of art history itself. This essential guide traces Kandinsky's rich repertoire to present the painter, engraver, teacher, and theorist credited with the first modern abstract painting and with one of the keenest theoretical minds of...

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  • Monet and Architecture by Richard Thomson
    Monet and Architecture (English, Hardback) Richard Thomson

    The first book to focus on Monet's work through his representation of architecture

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  • The Art and Making of The Greatest Showman by Signe Bergstrom
    The Art and Making of The Greatest Showman (English, Hardback) Signe Bergstrom

    Go behind the scenes of The Greatest Showman, and discover the work that brought to life the inspiring story of legendary impresario P.T. Barnum.

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  • Diary of Frida Kahlo: An Intimate Self Portrait by Sarah M. Lowe
    Diary of Frida Kahlo: An Intimate Self Portrait (English, Hardback) Sarah M. Lowe

    Published in its entirety, Frida Kahlo's amazing illustrated journal documents the last ten years of her turbulent life.

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  • Picasso 1932 by Achim Borchardt-Hume
    Picasso 1932 (Paperback) Achim Borchardt-Hume

    1932 was an extraordinary year for Picasso, even by his own standards. His paintings reached a new level of sensuality and he cemented his status as the most influential artist of the time.

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  • Enid Marx by Alan Powers
    Enid Marx (English, Hardback) Alan Powers

    This volume adds considerably to the existing body of knowledge about Enid Marx's production and reveals an artist whose work was perfectly poised at the intersection of traditional craft and abstract modernity.

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  • The Book of Kells by Bernard Meehan
    The Book of Kells (Paperback) Bernard Meehan

    The Book of Kells, dating from about 800, is a brilliantly decorated manuscript of the four Gospels. This new official guide, by the former Keeper of Manuscripts at Trinity College Library, Dublin, provides fascinating insights into the Book of Kells, revealing the astounding detail and richness of one of the greatest works of medieval art. The illustrations in the guide include reproductions of...

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  • Art: The Whole Story by Stephen Farthing
    Art: The Whole Story (English, Paperback) Richard Cork

    Traces the evolution of artistic development period by period, with the illustrated, in-depth text covering every genre of art, from painting and sculpture to conceptual art and performance. This title helps you discover what the great artistic periods and movements of the world were all about.

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  • Rachel Ashwell: My Floral Affair by Rachel Ashwell
    Rachel Ashwell: My Floral Affair (English, Hardback) Rachel Ashwell

    Discover Rachel Ashwell's floral inspirations and the unique touch she brings to interiors in her first book dedicated to flowers, a deeply-held passion come to life.

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  • Edward Bawden by James Russell
    Edward Bawden (English, Paperback) James Russell

    A sequel to the author's previous title on Ravilious it surveys the life and work of fellow artist Edward Bawden, another popular exponent of the modern British tradition.

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  • Charles I by Desmond Shawe-Taylor
    Charles I (English, Hardback) Desmond Shawe-Taylor

    The story of the British monarch who created one of the most stupendous art collections ever assembled. Published to accompany the exhibition that brings together works by Van Dyck, Rubens, Titian, Holbein, Mantegna, and Rembrandt, among many others. A major BBC TV series on the Royal Collection and a documentary on Charles I is planned.

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  • All Too Human by Elena Crippa
    All Too Human (English, Paperback) Elena Crippa

    All Too Human tells the story of how painters in twentieth-century Britain have used paint to record their personal, sensuous, immediate and often intense experiences of life. Spanning a century, this history encompasses a diverse but related group of painters who focused on the depiction of the human figure and everyday landscape they inhabited.

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  • Aftermath by Emma Chambers
    Aftermath (English, Paperback) Emma Chambers

    This publication examines how processes of commemoration and mourning were represented through the visual arts in Britain, Germany and France. Authors examine how memories of war influenced the art of the inter-war years and look at the social impact of the First World War through the interaction between artists, politics and city spaces.

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  • 100 Artists' Manifestos by Alex Danchev
    100 Artists' Manifestos (English, Paperback) Alex Danchev

    A collection of 100 manifestos from the last 100 years is cacophony of voices from such diverse movements as Futurism, Dadaism, Surrealism, Destructivism, and Stuckism, taking in along the way film, architecture, fashion, and cookery. It gathers together an international array of artists of every stripe, including Kandinsky, Gilbert and George.

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  • Frida Kahlo by Claire Wilcox
    Frida Kahlo (English, Hardback) Claire Wilcox

    Frida Kahlo's Wardrobe presents a fresh view of Kahlo's compelling life story. The book expands upon the narrative of discovery, presenting highlights from Kahlo's collection alongside her self-portraits. This pairing is unprecedented, and it will be enriched by specially commissioned photography of her belongings.

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  • Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Art of the Four by Roger Billcliffe
    Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Art of the Four (English, Hardback) Roger Billcliffe

    A showcase of the artistic output of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Herbert MacNair, Margaret and Frances Macdonald, known simply as 'The Four'.

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