Most popular Art & design styles: from c 1960 books
The most popular Art & design styles: from c 1960 books currently available. Updated weekly.
The indispensable guide to the most exciting painters of recent years, chosen by leading arts professionals - now in paperback
What Time Is It? is a playful meditation on the illusory nature of time. In this beautiful essay in pictures, Berger posits the idea that by experiencing the extraordinary, we can defy time itself.
Show your Hogwart pride with this classic set of ten Hogwarts note cards, the newest addition to Insight Editions' best-selling Harry Potter stationery series! Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, founded by Godric Gryffindor, Helga Hufflepuff, Rowena Ravenclaw, and Salazar Slytherin, is located in the grand Hogwarts castle. These embossed foil note cards celebrate the iconic school by showcasing its classic crest in a clean, minimal design. A perfect accessory to the beloved Harry Potter films, the Hogwarts Crest Foil Note Cards invite fans to show their love for the magical series.
The essential handbook for students, arts professionals and other aspiring writers on contemporary art.
A fun introduction to the world of modern artists, from Albers to Zox, via Basquiat, Kahlo, Warhol and more.
From the streets of New York to the walls of its most prominent galleries, follow the short, prolific, and politicized career of Jean-Michel Basquiat, a cult figure of artistic social commentary. This introduction explores how the young trailblazer drew from inspirations as varied as Greek, Roman, and African art, along with French poetry and...
50 years of hard-hitting protest art from Britain's foremost political artist
Suitable for David Hockney fans and dog lovers everywhere, this book deals with two of the artist's closest friends, his dachshunds Stanley and Boodgie. It includes Hockney's paintings and drawings of his two companions, dozens of illustrations, and a text by the artist himself.
Helen Bellany, twice married to the artist John Bellany, recalls their lives together in Scotland, London, and Italy, John's rise from poverty and obscurity to worldwide recognition, and the human cost inherent in creating great art.
The author has returned to England to paint the landscape of his childhood in East Yorkshire. Executed in watercolour and ink, this title features panoramic scenes that have the spatial complexity of finished paintings - the broad sweep of sky or road, the patchwork tapestry of land - yet convey the immediacy of the author's impressions.
Bursting with hundreds of rare and unpublished works of art, including production paintings, concept sketches, storyboards, blueprints, and more, this collectible book is the definitive tome on the visual legacy of the Harry Potter films.
Over 80 stunning paintings and sketches of roses by award-winning artist Rosie Sanders, each accompanied by a letter about the flower.
The first monograph of its kind on the Godfather of streetwear, this book pays homage to Hiroshi Fujiwara's influence on contemporary fashion, music, and design
A full colour country almanac by artist Catherine Hyde, follows the phases of the moon and a hare's journey throughout the year in a lyrical tribute to the natural world.
Reveals the artistic drive and haunting obsessions of one of the world's leading contemporary artists, Yayoi Kusama.
does drawing make one 'see things clearer, and clearer, and clearer still', as Hockney suggests? What significance do different media - from a Lascaux cave wall to an iPad - have for the way we see? What is the relationship between the images we make and the reality around us? This title deals with these questions.
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.
Best known for his installation work encompassing sculpture, video and soundscapes, Fireflies focuses wholly on Phillipe Parenno's lesser-known drawings.
"A compendium of more than 70 iconic works of art featuring women who read, from the Virgin Mary to Marilyn Monroe"--
Be inspired by Marjolein Bastin's passion for the natural world in this unique, inspirational sketchbook.
Focusing on Jean-Michel Basquiat's extraordinary breadth of influences, from graffiti to bebop jazz to Hollywood cinema, this exciting new survey charts his ground-breaking career.
This publication accompanies the first exhibition to explore the remarkable early work of two greats of post-war painting, Alan Davie (1920-2014) and David Hockney (b.1937).
Pop artist Peter Blake has an eye for the quirky and the overlooked. As well as being known as a painter, Blake is renowned for his works on paper and as a leading exponent of collage. This work displays the strong graphic sensibility and the love of popular culture for which the artist has long been renowned.
The definitive collection of artist profiles by legendary journalist and New Yorker writer Calvin Tomkins, from the 1960s to today
Over 400 works from the Turner Prize-nominated king of odd
Yearning for rustic simplicity? Open the door to Cabins, a gorgeous showcase of minimal, low-impact, peaceful abodes around the world. From contemplative bliss in an English coastal studio to eco-home huts in the Western Ghats of India, each of these minimal homes exude innovative, eco-friendly, mindful living.
Adult coloring book of Jim Henson's fan-favorite film The Dark Crystal!
The Edinburgh Art Book showcases one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Inspired by Edinburgh's unique architecture, over 50 artists have produced a unique collection of contemporary images illustrating all aspects of the city and surrounding area.
The Art of Horizon Zero Dawn is the ultimate gallery of the hotly anticipated new IP from Guerrilla Games (Killzone series)
World-renowned visionary artist John Harris' unique concept paintings capture the Universe on a massive scale, from epic landscapes and towering cities to vast alien vistas. This title focuses on his futuristic art as well as his book covers for SF authors, including Arthur C Clarke, Orson Scott Card, John Scalzi, and Ben Bova among others.
The acclaimed art fanzine's psychogeographic drifts through a ruined city
One of two titles in a new series introducing the life and work of the great illustrators, both contemporary and historical.
Whether a character is jumping for joy, kicking and grappling with an opponent, or fighting to the death with sword in hand, this guide provides all the essential techniques to draw more lifelike action figures in the classic Japanese manga style.
The complete catalogue of seminal design collective Hipgnosis, showcasing ground-breaking cover art created for the all-time greatest rock & roll bands, including the Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd.
In the period of radical change that was 1963-83, young Black artists at the beginning of their careers in the USA confronted key questions and pressures. How could they make art that would stand as innovative, original, formally and materially complex, while also making work that reflected their concerns and experience as African Americans?
A collection of the myths, rumours and legends surrounding Banksy.
An original graphic novel biography of Andy Warhol, the cultural icon and Pop-art legend
Small, smart, essential - an easy-to-read, straightforward and entertaining introduction to art history via fifty pivotal moments from antiquity to the 21st century.
The years since 1989 have seen a complete untethering of what art can be, who makes it and where it can be found, which has been matched by a reassessment of art's appropriate place in society. This title examines the themes in contemporary art, from portraiture in the age of face transplants and facial recognition software, and more.
Examines many of Basquiat's individual works in detail, with particular reference to his working methods and techniques. This unabridged compact edition of a critically acclaimed book, features spectacular reproductions of Basquiat's work.