Most popular Art & design styles: Pop art books
The most popular Art & design styles: Pop art books currently available. Updated weekly.
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.
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.
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.
An original graphic novel biography of Andy Warhol, the cultural icon and Pop-art legend
Roy Lichtenstein's masterful Pop Art posters from 1962 to 1997 are showcased in this collection of 68 full-colour reproductions.
Discover the artist who put soup cans in MoMA and movie stars in the Met. This introduction to Andy Warhol presents his prolific and radical oeuvre and its relentless interrogation of consumerism, materialism, and the role of the artist. The title includes more than 100 images of Warhol's work in top-quality reproductions that retain all of the...
A landmark graphic biography of the king of Pop Art: Andy Warhol
Produced in collaboration with The Andy Warhol Foundation and Jean-Michel Basquiat's estate, this book explores the artists' complex personal and professional relationship through hundreds of never-before-published photographs of Basquiat by Warhol, excerpts from the legendary Andy Warhol Diaries, rarely seen archival material and examples of...
Jeff Koons is one the most famous, important, subversise and expensive artists in the world. Here he curates a range of works from his entire career, many having never been shown in the UK.
The Andy Warhol Foundation Banana Tote Bag features Warhol's iconic yellow banana image and signature on one side and stylish thin black sailor stripes on the other side
Celebrates the brilliant creative talent of the acclaimed British artist Peter Blake.
Published in 1975, this autobiography of private Andy Warhol talks about love, sex, food, beauty, fame, work, money, success; about New York and America; and about himself - his childhood in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, good times and bad times in the Big Apple, the explosion of his career in the Sixties, and life among celebrities.
Now available as a paperback edition, this collection of sixty-eight full-color reproductions focuses solely on Roy Lichtenstein's masterful Pop Art posters dating from 1960 to 1997.
Fascinating compare-and-contrast examination of Eduardo Paolozzi and Andy Warhol and their fascination with the machine in their art. A great introduction to the work of both artists.
Andy Warhol kept these diaries faithfully from November 1976 right up to his final week, in February 1987. With appearances from and references to everyone who was anyone, from Jim Morrison, Martina Navratilova and Calvin Klein to Muhammad Ali, these diaries are the most glamorous, witty and revealing writings of the twentieth century.
The most important and best-loved artists of the Pop Art movement are gathered in this accessible book of painting, photography, film stills and sculpture.
Thomas Bohler shows you how achieve this fantastic art style. Pop Art prints are characteristically bold and colourful, lending themselves to reproduction and making them perfect for beginners.
A unique 360-degree view of an incomparable 20th-century American artist
Peaking in the 1960s, Pop Art began as a revolt against mainstream approaches to art and culture and evolved into a wholesale interrogation of modern society, consumerism, the role of the artist, and of what constituted an artwork. Epitomized by Warhol's Campbell's soup cans, Pop Art drew on mass-market sources and products as well as the banal...
A monograph on the great Pop Art master, James Rosenquist, this book shows how the artist's large-scale works and their source materials remain powerful and relevant as cultural and political commentary.
This Tate Publishing Modern Artists monograph looks at the career of the British artist Peter Blake. It examines his use of collage, influences on his work and his reputation as a "father of pop", so crowned in the 1950s and 60s for his use of popular culture icons in his work.
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 paintingsand there I am. This book penetrates the surface and explores Warhols art from his beginnings as a commercial artist to his apotheosis as a society portrait painter.
Tate Introductions: Andy Warhol is part of the popular series that offers a concise introduction and pictorial overview of the greatest modern artists and artistic movements.
Accompanying catalogue of an exhibition at Gagosian Gallery, Paris.
In 2011 a sensational find came to light in Andy Warhol's estate: an extensive collection of drawings that provides impressive evidence of Warhol's artistic talents. He used iconic photographs and magazine illustrations, many of which were taken from LIFE magazine, as inspiration. This publication explores these sources and presents them in juxtaposition.
Guiding the reader through the work of some of the most well-known practitioners, such as Warhol and Lichtenstein, this compelling book also travels the world to examine how Pop art influenced artists as far afield as Italy, Spain, Finland, Japan, Australia and New Zealand.
Collects the best of artist Jim Mahfood's eclectic sketchbook archives from the last 5 years. This sketchbook/art book offers a unique look at process, trial and error, problem solving, and eventual victory over the odds and a glorious celebration of visual mayhem.
Half a century after REVOLVER exploded onto the pop scene, the artist behind the album cover presents his side of the Beatles' story. The narrative is presented through a striking mixture of words and black & white graphics.
New Orleans-based self-taught pop artist Ashley Longshore, known for her bold fashionista portraits and larger-than-life personality, has a massive art-cult following. I Do Not Cook, I Do Not Clean, I Do Not Fly Commercial highlights Ashley s colorful life story and showcases her bejeweled vibrant pop art.
An introduction to the great masters of the Pop Art movement.
Mass culture, popular taste and kitsch, previously considered outside the limits of fine art, were the inspiration and provocative themes of pop art. This book is intended as an accessible introduction to the pop art movement.
Written with the assistance, of those involved, including Bryan Ferry, Brian Eno, Andy Mackay and Phil Manzanera, this book gives an account of how pop art, the avant garde underground of the 1960s, and the heady slipstream of London in the sixties was transformed into the fashion cults of revivalism, nostalgia and pop futurism in the early 1970s.
Part of the "MoMA Artist Series", this book explores the works of Roy Lichtenstein. It features works which are accompanied by a short essay that places the work in its historical moment in the development of modern art and the artists own life.
Since his emergence in the early 1960s as a key member of the Pop Art movement, Peter Blake (b.1932) has been one of the best-known artists of his generation. Peter Blake: one man show considers the artist's remarkable diversity, assessing his work across all media, from the 1950s to the present.
Thorough survey of the Pop phenomenon of the 1960s and beyond.
This whimsical collection of Warhol's early drawings reveals the visual musings of the man before he became the legend. The relatively unknown experiments in commercial illustration collected here were created between 1950 and 1960, pre-dating his more famous paintings and prints.
The perfect introduction to the life and work of Andy Warhol.
The renowned artist Ed Ruscha was born in Nebraska, and worked in Southern California since the late 1950s. The everyday landscapes of the West, are the primary motifs of his often deadpan and instantly recognizable paintings and works on paper. This book offers a full exploration of the painter's fascination with the evolving American West.
From trash to treasure, Jason Mecier's amazing celebrity portraits made from trash, candy, and other items are a visual treat for pop culture and pop art fans alike.
Part of the Tate Introduction series, this book offers a concise and engaging account of Rauschenberg's life, his art, and the ongoing debates concerning his significance.
America was in the Throes of a certain revolution, that revolution comprised of Civil Rights, anti-war, and anti-establishment. Andy Warhol's significance was that he took what were iconic commercial objects and made them into clever art. This book features pictures of Warhol and his tribe that were taken within a time frame of four or five days.
A seminal new publication on one of Britain's most original and influential post-war artists, marking a major retrospective.
From soup cans to car crashes, the early work of Andy Warhol is reconsidered in this illustrated collection of essays from a wide variety of scholars, writers, and artists.
A beautifully illustrated overview of the work of one of the most important American artists of the last 60 years.