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500 Self Portraits
500 Self Portraits
A compelling collection of self-portraits from throughout recorded history, revised to include captivating contemporary works

The challenge of interpreting and recreating their own likenesses has proven irresistible to artists throughout the ages. Originally published more than 80 years ago and last revised in 2000, this wholly new edition for 2018 presents a selection of powerfully evocative works by many of the world's greatest artists - from Durer and Rembrandt to Marina Abramovic, David Hockney, and Cindy Sherman - working in painting, photography, sculpture, and performance. Flowing in a chronological sequence, with interspersed artist quotes, it features essays by Julian Bell and Liz Rideal. This is both a useful resource and a thoughtful celebration of a much-loved art form.

Title: 500 Self Portraits
Author: RIDEAL LIZ
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 11/03/2018
Price: $45.00
RRP: $45.00
Imprint: Phaidon
Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
ISBN: 9780714875958
Available stock: 1
Price: $45.00
All About Acrylics
All About Acrylics
Title: All About Acrylics
Author: LOHR SCHAPER ET AL
Format: Limp
Publishing status: Active
Price: $40.00
RRP: $40.00
Imprint: Search Press
ISBN: 9781844486052
Available stock: 1
Price: $40.00
Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol
A hardback edition of the popular MoMA Artist Series, with larger reproductions of ten classic Warhol artworks. Through his art, ideas, and style, Andy Warhol made an indelible mark on the history of modern art and on popular culture. This book features ten paintings by Warhol selected from The Museum of Modern Art's collection of his work. His famous Gold Marilyn Monroe and Campbell's Soup Cans are here, along with other equally groundbreaking and iconic silkscreen paintings - from his early work of 1961 to The Last Supper, a painting in progress at the time of his death, in 1987. An insightful essay by Carolyn Lanchner, a former curator of painting and sculpture at the Museum, accompanies each work, illuminating its significance and placing it in its historical moment in the development of modern art and in the artist's own life.

Title: Andy Warhol
Author: LANCHNER CAROLYN
Series: MoMA Artist Series
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 02/11/2017
Price: $35.00
RRP: $35.00
Imprint: Museum of Modern Art
Publisher: Museum of Modern Art
ISBN: 9781633450448
Available stock: 1
Price: $35.00
Art & Religion in the 21st Century
Art & Religion in the 21st Century
Contrary to the expectations of 20th-century rationalists, religion has not faded away in the 21st century, but roared back onto the scene with renewed vitality. This survey shows how religious themes and images continue to permeate the work of contemporary artists from across the globe. Some exploit the shock potential of religious imagery, but many also reflect deeply on spiritual matters. The introduction outlines the debates and controversies that the art-religion connection has precipitated throughout history. Each of the ten chapters opens by introducing a theme, followed by a selection of works of art that develop that theme. The book encompasses a wide range of media and genres, from sculpture to street art, and considers faith in its broadest sense from Islam and Christianity to Aboriginal mythology and meditation.

Title: Art & Religion in the 21st Century
Author: ROSEN AARON
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 19/10/2015
Price: $75.00
RRP: $75.00
Imprint: Thames & Hudson
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
ISBN: 9780500239315
Available stock: 1
Price: $75.00
Art & Religion in the 21st Century
Art & Religion in the 21st Century
Blaspheming artists get all the press. Some exploit the shock potential of religious imagery - but many also reflect deeply on spiritual matters and are, in fact, some of the most profound and sensitive commentators on religion today. Here, Aaron Rosen shows how religious themes and images permeate the work of contemporary artists from across the globe.

Title: Art & Religion in the 21st Century
Author: ROSEN AARON
Format: Limp
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 26/01/2017
Price: $50.00
RRP: $50.00
Imprint: Thames & Hudson
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
ISBN: 9780500293034
Available stock: 1
Price: $50.00
Art of Forgery
Art of Forgery
The Art of Forgery: Case Studies in Deception explores the stories, dramas and human intrigues surrounding the world's most famous forgeries - investigating the motivations of the artists and criminals who have faked great works of art, and in doing so conned the public and the art establishment alike.

Title: Art of Forgery
Author: CHARNEY NOAH
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 18/05/2015
Price: $50.00
RRP: $50.00
Imprint: Phaidon
Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
ISBN: 9780714867458
Available stock: 1
Price: $50.00
Art to Start Doodling A Sketchbook
Art to Start Doodling A Sketchbook
Gain confidence in your natural creativity and conquer your fear of the blank page with a sketchbook concieved by the "Doodle Queen" herself! Instead of written prompts, Sokol's well-loved, colourful backgrounds serve as the creative spark for doodling. Filled with art curated from her previous doodle books, Doodle Zen, Year of the Doodle, and Art Doodle Love, this sketchbook bridges the gap between guided journal and blank sketchbook. Bound with a lay-flat binding, Art to Start Doodling is ideally suited for creative experimentation and exploration.

Title: Art to Start Doodling A Sketchbook
Author: SOKOL DAWN DEVRIES
Format: Trade Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 05/09/2017
Price: $30.00
RRP: $30.00
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 9781419727160
Available stock: 1
Price: $30.00
Art Treasure Hunt I Spy With My Little Eye
Art Treasure Hunt I Spy With My Little Eye
Young children love a good game of "I Spy with My Little Eye." In this beautifully designed book they are playfully challenged to find details "hidden" in some of the world's greatest paintings. On each double-page spread, a large reproduction of a masterpiece such as Kandinsky's Heavenly Blue, Seurat's A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, Rousseau's The Dream or Breugel's Children's Games is paired with a list of items to search for: a dog, an umbrella, or a ball, for instance. A brief age-appropriate text makes connections between the art and the child's own environment. Arranged chronologically, the pictures expose children to an endless array of artistic styles, periods, and cultures. Although the appendix contains solutions to the challenges, every child knows that the fun is in the hunt. Filled with hours of joyful discovery, this art book sets the stage for greater artistic appreciation as children grow older.

Title: Art Treasure Hunt I Spy With My Little Eye
Author: KUTSCHBACH DORIS
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 21/02/2012
Price: $32.00
RRP: $32.00
Imprint: Prestel
Publisher: Prestel
ISBN: 9783791370972
Available stock: 1
Price: $32.00
Artic Light
Artic Light
Title: Artic Light
Author: BELLAMY DAVID
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Price: $70.00
RRP: $70.00
Imprint: Search Press
ISBN: 9781782214236
Available stock: 1
Price: $70.00
Banksy Wall & Piece
Banksy Wall & Piece
The work of Banksy is unmistakable, except maybe when it's squatting in the

Title: Banksy Wall & Piece
Author: BANKSY
Year: 2006
Format: Trade Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Price: $45.00
RRP: $45.00
Imprint: Century Hutchinson
ISBN: 9781844137879
Available stock: 1
Price: $45.00
Bio Art Altered Realities
Bio Art Altered Realities
In our age of fast-paced biotechnological progress and humans increasing impact on the environment the autonomy of nature has come into question. We can now engineer living things, blur the biological distinctions between humans and animals, and influence parts of our world that we cannot see such as DNA and genes. These discoveries and far-reaching developments have created fertile ground for artistic expression. This book reveals the ways in which the work of bio artists offers new meanings for our lives in the wake of scientific discovery, as well as new frameworks for describing them. Four thematic chapters cover the key areas in which biotechnology has had an impact on today's world, including ecology, biomedicine, designer genomes and evolutionary theory, profiling the work of 60 artists, collectives and organizations from countries including France, Germany, the US, the Netherlands, Mexico and Japan. Interviews with eight bio artists and technologists, including Arne Hendriks, Mark Dion, Boo Chapple, Heather Dewey-Hagborg and Raphael Kim, provide a deeper insight into the ideas and methods of this new breed of creative practitioner.

Title: Bio Art Altered Realities
Author: MYERS WILLIAM
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 12/10/2015
Price: $66.00
RRP: $66.00
Imprint: Thames & Hudson
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
ISBN: 9780500239322
Available stock: 1
Price: $66.00
Books Do Furnish A Painting
Books Do Furnish A Painting
What should you do at Christmas? In Edvard Munch's Christmas in the Brothel, the artist depicts himself sleeping off the effects of drink, but the Madame reads a book. What links Stalin and the artist Rosso Fiorentino? What was Gauguin hinting at when he painted a copy of Milton's Paradise Lost into a portrait of a friend? How did a chance meeting on Unter den Linden make the young owner of The Red Book famous? Was it true that no one ever saw Picasso with a book in his hand? And why were the Cumberland girls reading The Fashionable Lover in Romney's commissioned portrait?
Thousands of fine paintings include books in their subject matter. This companionable survey first asks `what is a book?'; it explores the symbiotic relationship between the development of books and the emergence of our modern idea of the role of the artist; it parades and interprets the work of many of the greatest artists of the last five hundred years; and it explains how and why books became the single most ubiquitous feature of our cultural lives and, in large measure, of our everyday existence.
These paintings connect us with centuries of lived experience: religious systems, symbols of all kinds, education, changing patterns of transport, gender roles, social status, romance, the imagination of children, literary life, sex, friendship, civilized bathing, professional competence, scientific discovery, aids to rest, aids to reflection, danger... books tell us about ourselves, and have earned their place in life - and art - through the ages.

Title: Books Do Furnish A Painting
Author: CAMPLIN JAMIE
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 01/09/2018
Price: $55.00
RRP: $55.00
Imprint: Thames & Hudson
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
ISBN: 9780500252253
Available stock: 1
Price: $55.00