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Tom Ford
A complete catalogue of Ford's design work for both Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent from 1994 to 2004.
Posh: Organized Living Summer's Beauty 2019-2020 Monthly/Weekly Diary Planner
Ways of Seeing
Seeing comes before words. The child looks and recognizes before it can speak. But, there is also another sense in which seeing comes before words. It is seeing which establishes our place in the surrounding world. The relation between what we see and what we know is never settled. This is a book on art in various languages.
Daily Rituals: Women at Work
From Vanessa Bell and Charlotte Bronte to Nina Simone and Jane Campion, here are over one hundred and forty female writers, painters, musicians, sculptors, poets, choreographers, and filmmakers on how they create and work.
I Know an Artist: The inspiring connections between the world's greatest artists
I Know an Artist is a collection of 84 beautifully illustrated portraits that reveal the fascinating connections between famous artists throughout history.
Posh: Organized Living Midnight Garden 2018-2019 Monthly/Weekly Planning Calendar
Create Dangerously
Outspoken: 50 Speeches by Incredible Women from Boudicca to Michelle Obama
History didn't listen to women, but that never stopped them from speaking out ... A lot of history is made up of speeches. Speeches about big ideas, celebratory speeches, rousing speeches to inspire soldiers to fight to the death, comic speeches to help us see the funny side to life.
Complete Color Harmony, Pantone Edition: Expert Color Information for Professional Results
The only color guide a designer will ever need; The Complete Color Harmony, Pantone Edition has been completely updated with Pantone colors and new text.
Making a Noise: Getting It Right, Getting It Wrong in Life, Arts and Broadcasting
The memoir of Sir John Tusa, spanning his childhood and distinguished career in the arts and cultural leadership.
On The Up: Big-hearted novel of modern love and life
Can not-quite-perfect be enough? Big-hearted novel about motherhood, community and figuring out what's really worth fighting for.
Posh: Organized Living Dazzling Diamonds 2019-2020 Monthly/Weekly Diary Planner
Forger's Tale: Confessions of the Bolton Forger
The riveting account of how Britain's most prolific and versatile forger hoodwinked the art world.
Pantone Postcard Box: 100 Postcards
This irresistible chunky box of postcards features a vibrant selection of 100 different oversized colour chips from Pantone, the world colour authority.
Genuine Fakes: How Phony Things Teach Us About Real Stuff
Hstorian Pyne explores how the authenticity of eight genuine fakes depends on their unique combinations of history, science, and culture. Drawing from historical archives, interviews, museum exhibits, science fiction as well as her own research, Pyne brings each genuine fake to life through unexpected and often outrageous stories.
Be More Japan: The Art of Japanese Living
Complete Outsider: Always Almost: Never Quite
Published to enormous critical acclaim and commercial success between 2011 and 2012, these classic memoirs from the late great and incendiary art critic Brian Sewell will be reissued in a single volume in response to their continuing popularity.
Artist's Way: A Course in Discovering and Recovering Your Creative Self
The international bestseller which has helped millions recover their creativity reissued in a beautiful new edition.
On the Shoulders of Giants
Future of the Image
How to Write About Contemporary Art
The essential handbook for students, arts professionals and other aspiring writers on contemporary art.
Almost Lost Arts
The perfect antidote to the digital age. This book celebrates twenty artisans around the world who are breathing new life into traditional crafts.
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How to Talk to Children About Art
All-new edition of this successful title offers a series of simple talking points - according to three age ranges - about 30 famous paintings.
What is Art?
During the decades of his world fame, Tolstoy wrote this series of essays and polemics on issues of morality, social justice and religion. He considered and rejected the idea that art reveals and reinvents through beauty, although he perceived the question of art to be a religious one.
Christmas Is Coming 2019 Wall Calendar
Brand NEW for 2019! We all know that one person who wishes it could be Christmas everyday, now we cant provide the impossible but we can provide a 365 days christmas countdown. What better way to stay in the christmas spirit all year round!
Visual Arts for the IB Diploma Coursebook
A visually-striking and thought-provoking resource to support Visual Arts for the IB diploma.
Playing to the Gallery: Helping Contemporary Art in its Struggle to Be Understood
Shows that any of us can appreciate art. Based on his hugely popular BBC Radio 4 Reith Lectures and full of pictures, this title presents the author's personal journey through the art world that answers the basic questions that might occur to us in an art gallery but seem too embarrassing to ask.
Making Van Gogh
Katsuya Terada Real Size
Reductionism in Art and Brain Science: Bridging the Two Cultures
The Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist Eric R. Kandel shows how science can inform the way we experience a work of art and seek to understand its meaning. He illustrates how reductionism-distillation of larger scientific or aesthetic concepts into smaller components-has been used by scientists and artists alike to pursue their respective truths.
2019 Paint by Sticker Wall Calendar
Great Minds Don't Think Alike: discover the method and madness of 56 creative geniuses
Uncover the method and madness behind the greatest minds in history.
Forger's Tale: Confessions of the Bolton Forger
The riveting account of how Britain's most prolific and versatile forger hoodwinked the art world.
Rembrandt. The Self-Portraits
No other 17th-century artist played the self-portrait game as extravagantly as the Dutchman Rembrandt. Spanning from his youth until just a year prior to his death, this unprecedented collection gathers the entirety of Rembrandt's self-portraiture in impeccable reproductions. The works are an intimate glimpse into the artist's lifelong self-...
Pocket Universal Principles of Art: 100 Key Concepts for Understanding, Analyzing, and Practicing Art
The Pocket Universal Principles of Art is a portable but still comprehensive reference for all artists, and a companion volume to Rockport Publishers' best-selling Universal Principles of Design.
Selected Writings on Art and Literature
Discusses works by great painters such as Delacroix and Ingres. This title features writings on Poe, Flaubert and Gautier.
100 Artists' Manifestos: From the Futurists to the Stuckists
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.
Winsor McCay. The Airship Adventures of Little Nemo
Let your imagination fly and join Winsor McCay's Little Nemo in his airship adventures to the moon, Mars, and across the United States. These 69 installments published between 1910 and 1911 offer some of the most thrilling artwork and pioneering narrative in McCay's oeuvre. An introduction from art historian Alexander Braun reveals how these...
Pursuit of Art: Travels, Encounters and Revelations
One of our leading art critics and writers, Martin Gayford, recounts his travels and meetings with the world's greatest artists.
An elegant gift book that celebrates the myriad ways that romantic love is depicted through art, spanning 500 years and featuring a variety of artists from William Blake and Auguste Rodin, to Felix Gonzalez-Torres,Catherine Opie and Wolfgang Tillmans.
Observer Effect - On Contemporary Painting
Star Wars: Collecting A Galaxy: The Art of Sideshow Collectibles
Critic as Artist
In arguably the most complete exploration of his aesthetic thinking, and certainly the most entertaining, Wilde harnesses his famous wit to demolish the supposed boundary between art and criticism.
Story of Painting: How art was made
Magic of Handwriting. The Correa do Lago Collection
Pedro Correa do Lago has gathered one of the world's finest autograph collections. From a parchment signed by four popes to Stephen Hawking's thumbprint signature, this book spans nearly 900 years of handwriting from the likes of van Gogh, Michelangelo, Queen Victoria, Einstein, and many more legendary figures across art, literature, science,...
Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction
Explores how the age of mass media means audiences can listen to or see a work of art repeatedly - and what the troubling social and political implications of this are.
Dancing with the Gods: Reflections on Life and Art
Guidance and wisdom for young artists, from award-winning artist and writer Kent Nerburn