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Living with the Gods: On Beliefs and Peoples

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Living with the Gods: On Beliefs and Peoples

Neil MacGregor

Art styles not defined by date; Religious subjects depicted in art; General & world history; Religion & beliefs; History of religion

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A panoramic exploration of peoples, objects and beliefs over 40,000 years from the celebrated author of A History of the World... [more]

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The Collector: The Story of Sergei Shchukin and His Lost Masterpieces

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The Collector: The Story of Sergei Shchukin and His Lost Masterpieces

Natalya Semenova, Andre Delocqu

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; European history

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A fascinating life of Sergei Shchukin, the great collector who changed the face of Russia's art world [more]

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Heysen to Heysen: Selected Letters of Hans Heysen and Nora Heysen

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Heysen to Heysen: Selected Letters of Hans Heysen and Nora Heysen

Catherine Speck

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Biography; Diaries, letters & journals

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The prominent Australian artist Nora Heysen has been said to have worked in the shadow of her father Hans Heysen, one of Australia's... [more]

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V&A Desk Diary 2019: Art Deco Fashion

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V&A Desk Diary 2019: Art Deco Fashion

Victoria, Queen of Great Britain

Art & design styles: Art Deco; Stationery items

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This week-to-view desk diary features beautiful Art Deco fashion illustrations by George Barbier drawn from the V&A's extensive... [more]

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Elegy Landscapes: Constable and Turner and the Intimate Sublime

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Elegy Landscapes: Constable and Turner and the Intimate Sublime

Stanley Plumly

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Romanticism; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

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A sweeping look at the lives and work of two important English Romantic painters. [more]

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In Montparnasse: The Emergence of Surrealism in Paris, from Duchamp to Dali

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In Montparnasse: The Emergence of Surrealism in Paris, from Duchamp to Dali...

Sue Roe

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Surrealism & Dada

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In Montparnasse is Sue Roe's lively account of the birth of Surrealism. Informative and entertaining, the book begins with... [more]

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Civilisations: How Do We Look / The Eye of Faith

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Civilisations: How Do We Look / The Eye of Faith

Mary Beard

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles; Human figures depicted in art; Religious subjects depicted in art; History of religion

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Focusing on the arrival of the human figure as a subject of art, Mary Beard examines the history of beauty in civilisation.<br... [more]

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Arctic Ambitions: Captain Cook and the Northwest Passage

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Arctic Ambitions: Captain Cook and the Northwest Passage

Robin Inglis

Colonial art; History; History: earliest times to present day; Geographical discovery & exploration

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Captain James Cook is justly famous for his explorations of the southern Pacific Ocean, but his contributions to the exploration... [more]

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Disability, Public Space Performance and Spectatorship: Unconscious Performers

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Disability, Public Space Performance and Spectatorship: Unconscious Performers...

Bree Hadley

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Performance art; Theatre Studies; Disability: social aspects

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In Disability, Public Space Performance and Spectatorship: Unconscious Performers, Bree Hadley examines the performance practices... [more]

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The Story of the Bauhaus

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The Story of the Bauhaus

Frances Ambler

Art & design styles: Modernist design & Bauhaus; Architecture

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A lively introduction to the seminal art and design movement that changed the way we see, think and live. [more]

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Willem De Kooning

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Willem De Kooning

Corinna Thierolf

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Abstract Expressionism; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography: arts & entertainment

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In 1926 22 year - old Dutchman Willem de Kooning (1904 - 1997) travelled to the USA on a British freighter - without papers... [more]

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Destination Art: 500 Artworks Worth the Trip

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Destination Art: 500 Artworks Worth the Trip

Phaidon Editors

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: from c 1960

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A global guide to the 500 works of permanently installed modern and contemporary art worth traveling to experience [more]

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Pavement Chalk Artist: The Three-Dimensional Drawings of Julian Beever

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Pavement Chalk Artist: The Three-Dimensional Drawings of Julian Beever

Julian Beever

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Graffiti & street art; Individual artists, art monographs

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Expanded third edition celebrating the extraordinary three-dimensional anamorphic chalk paintings of the feted British street... [more]

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Forgotten Women: The Artists

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Forgotten Women: The Artists

Zing Tsjeng

History of Art & Design Styles; Biography; Gender studies: women

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The 48 talented and influential female artists that history should never have forgotten. [more]

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Correspondence: Pablo Picasso and Gertrude Stein

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Correspondence: Pablo Picasso and Gertrude Stein

Gertrude Stein, Pablo Picasso

History of Art & Design Styles; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: literary

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Pablo Picasso and Gertrude Stein. Few can be said to have had as broad an impact on European art in the twentieth century... [more]

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Vita: The Life of Vita Sackville-West

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Vita: The Life of Vita Sackville-West

Victoria Glendinning

Art & design styles: c 1900 to c 1960; Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Social & cultural history

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The classic, Whitbread Prize-winning biography of Vita Sackville-West [more]

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The Sistine Chapel: Paradise in Rome

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The Sistine Chapel: Paradise in Rome

Ulrich Pfisterer, David Dollenmayer

Art & Architecture; Renaissance art; Religious subjects depicted in art; Religious buildings; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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This scholarly but concise and accessible account of the decoration of the Sistine Chapel examines the history and explains... [more]

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Rattling Spears: A History of Indigenous Australian Art

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Rattling Spears: A History of Indigenous Australian Art

Ian McLean

Art of indigenous peoples; History

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How did Australian art become the most successful indigenous form in the world? Finely illustrated, and now available in paperback,... [more]

$39.99

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Key Moments in Art

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Key Moments in Art

Lee Cheshire

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Popular culture

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Small, smart, essential - an easy-to-read, straightforward and entertaining introduction to art history via fifty pivotal... [more]

$19.99

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Pop Art

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Pop Art

Flavia Frigeri

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Other graphic art forms

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Small, smart, essential - an accessible introduction to the Pop Art movement, offering a new perspective on canonical works... [more]

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Art Unfolded: A History of Art in Four Colours

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Art Unfolded: A History of Art in Four Colours

Ben Street

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles

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Trace the history of art through 48 paintings and four colours, woven together to form a fascinating and kaleidoscopic tale.... [more]

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Oliver Jeffers: The Working Mind and Drawing Hand

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Oliver Jeffers: The Working Mind and Drawing Hand

Oliver Jeffers

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Individual artists, art monographs

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Illustrator and artist Oliver Jeffers gives readers an unprecedented and intimate window into his creative process, weaving... [more]

$90.00

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Salvador Dali at Home

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Salvador Dali at Home

Jackie De Burca

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Surrealism & Dada; Individual artists, art monographs; Social & cultural history

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Salvador Dali at Home explores the profound influence of Catalan culture and tradition, Dali's home life and loves, and the... [more]

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The Printed Image: The Flowering of Japan's Woodblock Printing Culture

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The Printed Image: The Flowering of Japan's Woodblock Printing Culture

Matthi Forrer

Art & Architecture; Oriental art; Prints & printmaking

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The Japanese coloured woodcut print is one of the few art genres from the Far East that is, thanks to Japonisme, familiar... [more]

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Delacroix Drawings: The Karen B. Cohen Collection

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Delacroix Drawings: The Karen B. Cohen Collection

Ashley Dunn, Colta Ives, Marjorie Shelley

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Romanticism; Drawing & drawings; Individual artists, art monographs; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Art techniques & principles

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Known as the master of French Romanticism for his energetic paintings, Eugene Delacroix (1798-1863) was also a consummate... [more]

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