Most popular Art & design styles: Impressionism & Post-Impressionism books
The most popular Art & design styles: Impressionism & Post-Impressionism books currently available. Updated weekly.
This new book presents all you need to know about Vincent Van Gogh's turbulent and prolific creative life, featuring fifty works from the world's leading art collections and museums.
Explore the incomparable reach of the most beloved of impressionist masters, Claude Monet. Working en plein air, Monet's dappled renderings of the reality taking place "between the motif and the artist" emphasized the ephemeral moment and with it became eternal markers of burgeoning modernism.
This enthralling and comprehensive new book on Henri Matisse is an eye-opener for all students and art lovers interested in early twentieth-century art. Taking 50 of Matisse's most iconic works of art, John Cauman provides an accessible narrative about the man and his work, deciphering the themes, methods and intentions of this truly great artist.
An account of the tumultuous nine weeks in which the famous nineteenth century artists Vincent van Gogh and Paul Gauguin shared a house in the small French town of Arles. It is an exploration of a fragile friendship, art, madness, genius behind a shocking act of self-mutilation that the world has sought to explain.
Living with Vincent van Gogh provides unique insight into how the people and places of Van Gogh's life relate to his work, illustrated throughout with artworks, archive imagery and contemporary landscape photography.
Claude Monet's Impressionist technique still inspires to this day. Whether it's his stunning Water Lilies series, or genre-defining Impression, Sunrise, discover what made Monet the master of French 19th-century art in this exuberant exploration of his life and work.
An unprecedented volume featuring over two hundred drawings by twenty Impressionist and Post-Impressionist artists.
This publication accompanies a major exhibition at Tate Britain, exploring Van Gogh's relationship with British art and culture. Including Van Gogh's works next to those by British artists who influenced, or where influenced by, his art, this book traces the story from the artist's obscure years in England through to his iconic status.
An introduction to the impressionist movement, highlighting the great artists, their masterpieces, and impressionism's enduring influence.
Discover the scenes of daily life and delicate dabs of color that transformed the history of art. This overview of Impressionism explores the artists, subjects, and techniques that first brought the easel out of the studio and shifted artistic attention from history, religion, or portraiture to the evanescent ebb and flow of modernity.
Leading Van Gogh specialist Martin Bailey explains how and why Van Gogh created the iconic Sunflowers paintings.
Discover the artist who applied paint according to the world around him and bridged the transition from Realism to Impressionism. This richly illustrated introduction to Edouard Manet presents his trailblazing panorama of contemporary life, from well-heeled classes in genteel city parks to the unabashed pose of the languid prostitute, Olympia.
Paul Cezanne (1839 - 1906) painted almost 200 portraits, including twenty - six of himself and twenty - nine of his wife . This book presents twenty - four 'highlights' from a major international exhibition that explores the portraiture of this remarkable artist, whom both Matisse and Picasso called 'the father of us all'.
A fully illustrated account of Van Gogh's time at the asylum in Saint-Remy.
With their pioneering method using dots, the artists of Pointillism no longer directed their gaze only towards the imitation of reality. In their paintings between 1886 and 1930 their dots, colour and light assumed an independent existence to create masterpieces of unprecedented brightness and colour diversity. This book deals with their work.
Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) felt a profound empathy with the natural environment, and considered the spiritual essence of trees to be comparable with that of human figures. This book traces Van Goghs development as a painter of trees in the natural landscape from his home province of North Brabant, through Paris to Provence.
Impressionism continues to be one of the most fascinating movements in the history of modern art. Despite its popularity and a whole host of publications, many areas of Impressionism are still under-researched. "Second-rank" artists have remained unknown or have sunk into oblivion. This monograph fills the gap by exploring French Impressionism...
Lust for Life is the classic fictional re-telling of the incredible life of Vincent Van Gogh.
An important study of the work of Felix Vallotton, a prominent member of Les Nabis and a contemporary of Bonnard and Vuillard.
Spanning the artist's entire career, this book explores Claude Monet's enduring relationship with nature and the landscapes he returned to again and again.
Now available in a new edition, this array of masterpieces by the luminaries of the Impressionist movement is the next best thing to viewing them in person.
A magnificently illustrated overview of Van Gogh's life, legacy, and art, from early drawings through later, iconic paintings
At once a beautiful art book and a biography, this volume brings into sharp focus the life of Vincent van Gogh as well as his mesmerizing paintings, such as The Starry Night and Bedroom in Arles.
In December 1888, Vincent van Gogh cut off his ear. We meet police inspectors and cafe patrons, prostitutes and madams, his beloved brother Theo and fellow painter Paul Gauguin. Why did Van Gogh commit such a brutal act?
An accessible and thoughtful account examining the factors and experiences that allowed Impressionism to develop when and how it did. The author draws upon recently discovered documents, critical reviews and letters between artists, writers and dealers.
This volume brings together ground-breaking and intenselypersonal memoirs of Degas, by Moore, the first writer in Englishon Impressionism, and Sickert, one of the finest Englishfollowers of Degas.
Valencian master Sorolla s Impressionist paintings depict the most beautiful gardens and architecture in Spain.
Recreate two Post-Impressionist masterpieces in stickers.
This 1997 revised and updated biography of the celebrated artist, using the mass of new material which has come to light since Holroyd's two-volume first edition in the mid 1970s, reveals the complete story of John and his circle, from one of our great biographers.
Julie Manet, the niece of Edouard Manet and the most famous female Impressionist artist, Berthe Morisot, was born in Paris on 14th November 1878 into a wealthy and cultured milieu at the height of the Impressionist era.
Drawing on insights, images and unpublished diaries, Julia Frey explores Edouard Vuillard's private world.
Part of a series of exciting and luxurious Flame Tree Notebooks. Combining high-quality production with magnificent fine art, the covers are printed on foil in five colours, embossed, then foil stamped. And theyere powerfully practical: a pocket at the back for receipts and scraps, two bookmarks and a solid magnetic side flap.
Presents Van Goghs lifelong love affair with the garden. This title illustrates a range of works, from iconic oils such as Irises to exquisite etchings and intimate sketches.
A comprehensive new reference book on the influential impressionist artist Edgar Degas, providing a detailed exploration of his life and the times in which he lived as well as a gallery of his best-known and most-loved works.
The American artist Mary Cassatt brought the lives of women, often in domestic settings, to the forefront of her Impressionist paintings. Her work typically focussed on the bond between mother and child, and is celebrated in this lovely wall calendar. Informative text accompanies each work and the datepad features previous and next month's views.
This generously illustrated book examines the relationship between 19th-century Impressionism and industry in Europe.
This generously illustrated volume on the work of Monet makes the world's greatest art accessible to readers of every level of appreciation.
Reflecting the most recent research on this groundbreaking artistic movement, this lavishly illustrated and comprehensive book examines Impressionism on a global scale, from its iconic French masterpieces to less familiar works by Scandinavian, German, British and North American artists.
This beautiful book presents 60 of Claude Monet's original recipes alongside glorious reproductions of his paintings, scenes from his life in Giverny, and stunning photographs of the dishes.
Gauguin: A Life - in graphic novel form
A stunning exploration of the life and work of one of the world's most extraordinary, albeit misunderstood artists. From his early draughtsmanship and Dutch landscapes through his Parisian Impressionist phase to his final, unique paintings, every facet of his life is celebrated through a carefully selected range of famous and lesser-known pieces.
Monet's garden at Giverny as seen through his paintings.
This comprehensive new book is an essential volume for anyone who wants to learn more about this intriguing artist, and to survey their greatest works in one beautfully illustrated collection.
A perceptive and detailed account of the artist Paul Cezanne, who inquely bridged the gap between the Impressionist and the Cubist movements.
Delves into various aspects of the artist Henri Rousseau's oeuvre and places the work in a broader social and art-historical context.
Vincent van Gogh is considered one of the world's greatest painters. His work had a huge influence on 20th-century art and remains visually powerful to this day. With translations of some of the most revealing letters and insightful commentary, alongside photographs of the letters themselves and his best-loved artworks, this is a real treat.