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We suggest titles for your very own art library with reviews of the latest releases from the niche to the grand, prestigious coffee table versions, covering all aspects of international art, craft and design.
An in-depth survey of ‘high’ jewellery as an art form celebrating the most innovative and extravagant objects by the world’s leading designers.
A cross-Japan voyage finding the finest examples of crafts, documenting the country’s most ingenious contemporary makers.
How design has shaped society over the last 500 years, showing how objects we now take for granted were once innovative and even revolutionary.
The extraordinary assortment of artefacts discovered at low tide along the banks of the River Thames – in effect, the longest archaeological site in Britain.
Hughes’ love letter to Australia takes the reader on a journey through some of the world’s most spectacular geological formations.
Curator and art historian Matthew Israel’s international journey uncovering the working lives in the art world to find out what they do.
Francis Meslet travels Europe in search of places of worship across Europe which have fallen into disuse.
The first survey of African street art showcases recent work by over 200 artists, detailing the continent’s major street art projects, collectives and festivals.
6,000 years of art are explored through almost 900 works from the Met’s collection, linking common themes and artists.
The legendary photography collective’s showcase for the arresting and mysterious on the street.
A lavishly illustrated book taking the reader on a journey throughout the Indian subcontinent to explore the history and traditions of its textiles.
A fascinating look at the history of illusionistic art, revealing a wide-ranging of techniques designed to fool the viewer.
An exploration of the ways in which artists and image-makers have employed floral motifs throughout history.
Drawn from the collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum, over 300 beautifully illustrated examples illustrate the enduring impact and appeal of the poster.
A lively introduction to the history of international contemporary art from 1960 to the present, examining how artists began to abandon traditional art forms to make work which questioned art’s very definition.
A global photographic tour of 250 extraordinary interiors of the ‘inner sanctums’ of people in the spheres of art, architecture, design, fashion, literature, music, film and theatre.
A monograph of the incomparable Dutch master compiles all 330 of Rembrandt’s paintings in beautiful, high resolution reproductions.
An updated catalogue raisonné of Bridget Riley’s graphic work in a larger, revised format explores her development as a printmaker through over 100 prints made since 1962.
An art dictionary like no other, break down the elitist world of ‘artspeak’ with simple definitions of over 300 important art terms.
Lyon & Turnbull is hosting the launch of Lachlan Goudie’s new book, The Story of Scottish Art. In an online interview with Kirsty Wark, Lachlan will discuss his exploration of the 5,000 years of Scottish creativity covered by the book.
Edited by Emma Bennett, The Edinburgh Art Book showcases one of the world’s most beautiful cities in a unique collection of images by over fifty contemporary artists.
A behind-closed-doors look into the everyday work of a number of celebrated contemporary artists, uncovering the mystery around their studios and creative processes.
Including many stellar names, a fully-illustrated look at the lives and works of dozens of women sculptors from the 1880s to the present, many of whom have pushed the boundaries of the genre far beyond their male counterparts.