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Art monographs, history & theory

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The Clothing of Books
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Jhumpa Lahiri
 
How do you clothe a book? In this deeply personal reflection, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri explores the art of the book jacket from the perspectives of...
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The Little Book of Chanel
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Emma Baxter-Wright
 
A monograph on Coco Chanel that chronicles the life and legacy of one of history's most influential couturiers. It includes detailed photographs and sketches of her designs, along with fashion...
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The Vanishing Man: In Pursuit of...
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Laura Cumming
 
In 1845, a Reading bookseller came across the portrait of a prince at a country house auction. Suspecting that it might be a long-lost Velazquez, he bought the picture and...
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The Parisian Chic Look Book: What...
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Folk Fashion: Understanding Homemade...
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Amy Twigger Holroyd
 
Thinking radically about making & wearing homemade clothes
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The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington
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Joanna Moorhead
 
A personal biography of Leonora Carrington, the debutante who ran away to Mexico and became one of the world's most significant surrealist artists.
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Who's Afraid of Contemporary Art
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Kyung An; Jessica Cerasi
 
What is contemporary art? What makes it 'contemporary'? What is it for? And why is it so expensive? From museums and the art market to biennales and the next big...
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You Will be Able to Draw by the End ...
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Jake Spicer
 
Discover an engaging new way of learning to draw in this superbly conceived guided sketchbook.
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Man of Iron: Thomas Telford and the...
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Julian Glover
 
The enthralling biography of the shepherd boy who changed the world with his revolutionary engineering and whose genius we still benefit from today.
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Rogues' Gallery: A History of Art and...
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Philip Hook
 
Philip Hook takes the lid off the world of art dealing to reveal the brilliance, cunning, greed and daring of its practitioners. In a richly anecdotal narrative he...
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Michelangelo: His Epic Life
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Martin Gayford
 
'An absorbing book, beautifully told and with the writer fully in command of a huge body of research' Philip Hensher, Mail on Sunday There was an epic sweep to...
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The Short Story of Art: A Pocket ...
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Susie Hodge
 
The Short Story of Art is a new and innovative introduction to the subject of art. Simply constructed, the book explores 50 key works, from the wall paintings of...
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Queer British Art
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Clare Barlow
 
In 1967, sex between consenting men in England and Wales was finally decriminalised - an entire century after the death penalty was abolished for sodomy in Britain in 1861.
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Smoke: 2017
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John Berger; Selcuk Demirel
 
Following the success of Cataract, John Berger, one of the great soothsayers of seeing, joins forces again with Turkish illustrator Selcuk Demirel. This charming pictorial essay reflects on...
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Bad New Days: Art, Criticism, Emergency
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Hal Foster
 
One of the world s leading art theorists dissects a quarter century of artistic practice "Bad New Days" examines the evolution of art and criticism in Western Europe...
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The Good Bohemian: The Letters of Ida...
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Michael Holroyd; Rebecca John
 
Captivatingly fresh and intimate letters from Augustus John's first wife, Ida, reveal the untold story of married life with one of the great artists of the last...
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