Most popular Art & design styles: Cubism books
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' Gilot is a superb witness to Picasso as an artist and to his views on art . . . This memoir is both a vivid portrait of a monstrously difficult man and a brilliant depiction of a great artist at work' New York Times
There have been many books about this astonishing artist, most of them written as celebrations of his creative abundance. Timothy Hilton has a more challenging purpose: to define Picasso's achievement and his place within twentieth-century art. 207 illus., 30 in color.
This beautifully designed book is filled with illustrations and photographs of the many animals in Picasso's life - those he painted and drew, as well as those he loved.
Discover the revolutionary work of Cubism, hailed as the first avant-garde movement of the 20th century. With key works from major artists, this introduction explains the history, theory, and legacy of the movement's fragmented planes, multiple perspectives, and collaged elements.
Eminent art historian Suzanne Preston Blier uncovers a previously unknown history of the influences and creative process of Pablo Picasso's Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, one of the twentieth century's most important, celebrated, and studied paintings.
An up-to-date, engaging survey of the most important revolution in early twentieth-century art.
With radical formal innovations that scandalized the European art world, cubism revolutionized modern art and opened the path toward pure abstraction. Documenting the heady first years of this profoundly influential movement, this work presents a comprehensive collection of cubist primary sources.
When is a urinal no longer a urinal? When Marcel Duchamp declared it to be art. From his infamous Fountain to reworked Mona Lisa with mustache and beard, this essential introduction to Duchamp surveys his audacious practice of "readymades" and beyond and its critical place in 20th-century art.
Tarr is the blackly comic story of the lives and loves of two artists, set against the backdrop of Paris before the start of the First World War. The first edition to do the novel justice, with an introduction and notes placing it in the context of social satire and avant-garde art movements, offering new insights into a major Modernist novel.
Marina Picasso remembers being six years old and standing awkwardly in front of the gates of Picasso's grand house near Cannes. It was this that caused Marina's brother to commit suicide and when her father died Marina found herself in the ironic position of being one of the major heirs to Picasso's estate.
Thomas Kellner is a photo artist known for his photographs of seemingly `dancing' architectural exteriors and interiors, often of tourist attractions around the world. Often copied, his work is unique due to his artistic method which he calls ` visual analytic synthesis`, in which he does not just take one shot, but a number, all carefully
Featuring a fascinating introduction to Piet Mondrian's life and art, this stunning new book brings together a wide selection of Mondrian's magnificent work.
This volume explores the origins of nonobjective art along the Danube.
This monograph, the first full account of Eileen Agar's complete works, including paintings, collages, photographs and objects, comes at a time when there is a major revival of interest in surrealism in the UK and worldwide.
A modern study of Picasso's life and work, with an array of irresistible facts and figures converted into infographics to reveal the artist behind the pictures.
An innovative new history of Cubism told through some of the most significant artworks ever produced, drawn from a distinguished private collection
The fascinating story of the genesis, creation and afterlife of Picasso's Guernica, the painting that is often cited as the most important work of art produced in the 20th century.
A guide to one of the world's finest collections of Art Nouveau and Cubist art, housed in the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague. A new addition to the Director's Choice series.