Art Books

Caspar David Friedrich: Infinite Landscapes

Marking the 250th anniversary of the painter’s birth, this luxurious exhibition catalogue offers glimpses into the mystery of Friedrich’s largely posthumous popularity as well as the latest research into his training and techniques.

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Exploring 6,000 years of art history through 800 artworks from the collection of New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, this impressive book examines how artists see the world and inspire each other with common themes, sensibilities, materials and techniques.

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Tam Joseph: I Know What I See

Bringing together paintings and sculptures from over 40 years of work, this is the first major publication to provide an extensive survey of the work of Dominica-born British artist Tam Joseph.

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Louise Moillon

Part of the Illuminating Women Artists: Renaissance and Baroque series, this book reassesses the importance of the painter of still lifes and occasional genre paintings within the context in which she was working.

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Ceramic Artists on Creative Processes

Twenty-five of the world’s best ceramic artists explain the creative processes behind their work, what inspires them, how they stay fresh and creative and what distinguishes their work from that of other ceramic artists.

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William Blake’s Universe

Sometimes seen as an eccentric figure or lone genius, William Blake (1757-1827) was a poet and artist of boundless imagination, even prompting one 21st century critic to proclaim him ‘far and away the greatest artist Britain has ever produced’.

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Magnum Magnum

Since its founding in 1947 by Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson and other photographers, the legendary co-operative Magnum Photos has chronicled the people, cultures, events and issues of our time.

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100 20th Century Shops

This celebration of architecturally significant shops which shaped Britain’s shopping habits encourages us to appreciate the built heritage of our beloved high streets at a time when the retail landscape is rapidly changing.

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Spanish Painting From the Golden Age to Modernism

Beautifully packaged, this lavish volume on one of the most significant periods in European art shows how the rise of the Habsburg dynasty and the expansion of the Spanish Empire created a fertile environment for cultural and scientific discovery.

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