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Exhibition catalogues & specific collections books

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Recently Published

Relational Undercurrents Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago by Michelle Ann Stephens Relational Undercurrents Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago


Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

Relational Undercurrents Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago by Michelle Ann Stephens Relational Undercurrents Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago


Format: Paperback - Released: 22/09/2017

Volta Photo 1965-1985 by Sory Sanle Volta Photo 1965-1985


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Rudolph Leopold Art Director by Diethard Leopold Rudolph Leopold Art Director

In the 1950s, as the world continued to recover from war and artists were grappling with new conditions in striking new ways, Rudolf Leopold (1925-2010) achieved something impressive: he built up a large, aesthetically sophisticated and historically relevant art collection...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Bodleian Library Treasures by David Vaisey Bodleian Library Treasures

Since its foundation in 1602, the Bodleian Library has acquired manuscripts, printed books, maps, music and ephemera in all languages, from all ages and corners of the globe. From this collection David Vaisey, former Bodley's Librarian and Keeper of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Viva Arte Viva 57th International Art Exhibition La Biennale Di Venezia by Christine Macel Viva Arte Viva 57th International Art Exhibition La Biennale Di Venezia

The official two volume catalogue dedicated to the 57th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2017

Undreamed of ... 50 Years of the Frances Hodgkins Fellowship by Priscilla Pitts, Andrea Hotere Undreamed of ... 50 Years of the Frances Hodgkins Fellowship
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Format: Hardback - Released: 04/09/2017

Inside the Freud Museums History, Memory and Site-Responsive Art by Joanne Morra Inside the Freud Museums History, Memory and Site-Responsive Art

A Guide to the Freud Museums and how their history and spaces have inspired artists and curators
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Inside the Freud Museums History, Memory and Site-Responsive Art by Joanne Morra Inside the Freud Museums History, Memory and Site-Responsive Art

A guide to the Freud Museums and how their history and spaces have inspired artists and curators.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Out of the Bloodlands A Century of Polish Artists in Britain - From Axentowich to Zulawski by Rachel Dickson Out of the Bloodlands A Century of Polish Artists in Britain - From Axentowich to Zulawski

The first survey of a century-long contribution of Polish artists in Britain, showcasing the cultural contributions of both Jewish and non-Jewish artists, as well as contemporary artists whose motives for relocating are wholly positive.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

California Mexicana Missions to Murals, 1820? 1930 by Katherine Manthorne California Mexicana Missions to Murals, 1820? 1930

California Mexicana: Missions to Murals, 1820-1930 asks how Mexico became California. The project moves backward in time, establishing the foundations upon which modern artists built. Mapping practices, pictures of manners and customs, landscape paintings, and illustrated civic documents all played...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Refugees: Artists from Nazi Germany in Britain Auerbach, Bilbo, Bloch, Cosman, Feibusch, Frankfurther, Freud, Goldschmidt, Mark by Sarah MacDougall Refugees: Artists from Nazi Germany in Britain Auerbach, Bilbo, Bloch, Cosman, Feibusch, Frankfurther, Freud, Goldschmidt, Mark

Accompanying an exhibition at Ben Uri Gallery and Museum, and the launch of a new website dedicated to Eva Frankfurther.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

Collecting for the Nation The Australiana Fund by Jennifer Sanders Collecting for the Nation The Australiana Fund

From ceramic cockatoos and hand-painted china to splendid silverware and historic paintings, Collecting for the Nation illustrates a broad sweep of Australian history and culture through the stories of the artworks in The Australiana Fund's unique collection. It features a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

From Christo to Kiefer Collection Lambert/Avignon by Pablo Picasso Kunstmuseum From Christo to Kiefer Collection Lambert/Avignon

Explores one of the most influential modern art collections in Europe, including pictures of seminal works by Carl Andre, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Christian Boltanski, Marcel Broodthaers, Christo, Nan Goldin, Douglas Gordon, Dan Graham, Jenny Holzer, On Kawara, Ellsworth Kelly, Anselm Kiefer,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

Borders European Architectural Photography Prize 2017 by E. V. Architekturbild Borders European Architectural Photography Prize 2017

High quality catalogue to accompany an international travelling exhibition, starting in the German Architecture Museum (DAM) on 5 May 2017, featuring outstanding architectural photography.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

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Dali/Duchamp by Dawn Ades, Dr. William Jeffett, Dr. Gavin Parkinson, Ed Ruscha Dali/Duchamp
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The first publication to explore the friendship between Marcel Duchamp and Salvador Dali, two of the most important artists of the twentieth century. The book features previously unpublished material and accompanies a ground-breaking exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/09/2017

Jasper Johns by Roberta Bernstein, Edith Devaney, Hiroko Ikegami, Morgan Meis Jasper Johns
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A study of one of America's greatest contemporary artists, illustrated with his paintings, sculptures, drawings and collages, and with texts by leading academic experts. Published to accompany his retrospective exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, London.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/09/2017

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art by Thomas J. Loughman Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

New colour photographs encapsulate the breadth of the Wadsworth Atheneum's collection, which spans 5000 years of European and American art.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2017

Dara Friedman Perfect Stranger by Rene Morales, Rochelle Steiner, Ali Subotnick Dara Friedman Perfect Stranger
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This volume surveys the acclaimed work of Dara Friedman, exploring her innovative approach to 16mm film and video art.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Are We All Addicts Now? Digital Dependence by Vanessa Bartlett Are We All Addicts Now? Digital Dependence

Are We All Addicts Now? Digital Dependence is an artist-led enquiry by Katriona Beales into digital hyper-connectivity and the normalization of addictive behaviours through our everyday interactions with digital devices. It includes artistic works from Katriona Beales and Fiona MacDonald...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

World on the Horizon Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean by Prita S. Meier World on the Horizon Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean

The multiauthored book accompanying the World on the Horizon exhibition organized by Krannert Art Museum is the first interdisciplinary study of Swahili visual arts and their historically deep and enduring connections to eastern and central Africa, the port towns of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Kinesthesia Latin American Kinetic Art, 1954-1969 by Dan Cameron, Elizabeth Armstrong, Jesus Fuenmayor Kinesthesia Latin American Kinetic Art, 1954-1969
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This book examines pioneering Latin American kinetic artists who helped develop kinetic art into an international movement.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Walker Evans by Clement Cheroux, Svetlana Alpers, Anne Bertrand, David Campany Walker Evans
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Some of Walker Evans' most iconic images of 20th-century American culture are showcased in this book celebrating his 50-year career.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Max Beckmann The World as a Stage by Sebastian Karnatz, Lynette Roth, Ortrud Westheider, Christiane Zeiller Max Beckmann The World as a Stage
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This magnificently illustrated book explores Max Beckmann's idea of the world as a stage while also providing a striking introduction to one of the 20th century's most spectacularly creative periods of art and design.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Barbara Takenaga by Debra Bricker Balken Barbara Takenaga

This in-depth assessment explores the work of Barbara Takenaga whose detailed, mystical paintings draw from a wide range of sources from Japanese prints to Op Art.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Matisse - Bonnard Long Live Painting! by Felix Kramer, Dita Amory, Jenny Graser, Margrit Hahnloser-Ingold Matisse - Bonnard Long Live Painting!
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In this beautifully illustrated book, the forty- year friendship between Henri Matisse and Pierre Bonnard becomes a platform for new perspectives on the development of the European avant-garde.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Painted in Mexico, 1700-1790 Pinxit Mexici by Luisa Elena Alcala Painted in Mexico, 1700-1790 Pinxit Mexici

This beautiful and groundbreaking book provides the first in-depth reassessment of 18th-century Mexican painting, making accessible an extraordinary body of images, alongside compelling new scholarship.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Sheila Pepe Hot Mess Formalism by Gilbert Vicario, Julia Bryan-Wilson, Amanda Cruz, Elizabeth Dunbar Sheila Pepe Hot Mess Formalism
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This mid-career retrospective showcases Sheila Pepe's range as an artist comfortable with both the everyday and also the extraordinary.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Ilya and Emilia Kabakov by Juliet Bingham Ilya and Emilia Kabakov

Russian-born conceptual artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov are among the most celebrated artists of their generation. Known for their pioneering large-scale environments and installations, the artists' work fuses the everyday with the conceptual.
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/10/2017

Basquiat Boom for Real by Lotte Johnson Basquiat Boom for Real

Focusing on Jean-Michel Basquiat's extraordinary breadth of influences, from graffiti to bebop jazz to Hollywood cinema, this exciting new survey charts his ground-breaking career.
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

Other books in this genre

The Art of Korea Highlights from the Collection of San Francisco's Asian Art Museum by Kumja Paik Kim The Art of Korea Highlights from the Collection of San Francisco's Asian Art Museum

Featuring dozens of Korean paintings, sculptures, figurines, porcelain and textiles, this art book explores the rich visual history of Korean peninsula
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/08/2017

Ashmolean Museum - Visions of China Wall Calendar 2018 (Art Calendar) by Flame Tree Studios Ashmolean Museum - Visions of China Wall Calendar 2018 (Art Calendar)

The Ashmolean Museum holds one of the foremost collections of Chinese artworks in Europe. This calendar collects 12 of the best works by Chinese artists. Their energetic brushstrokes are reproduced to the highest standard. Informative text accompanies each work in...
Format: Calendar - Released: 02/08/2017

British Library - Illuminated Manuscripts Wall Calendar 2018 (Art Calendar) by British Library - Illuminated Manuscripts Wall Calendar 2018 (Art Calendar)

The Art of Fine Gifts: With their decorations illuminated manuscripts are beautiful objects page by page. Drawing from the British Library's extensive collection, this calendar features 12 stunning and intricate details. Informative text accompanies each work and the datepad features...
Format: Calendar - Released: 02/08/2017

Life in the Folds by Carlos Amorales Life in the Folds

Life in the Folds makes use of an encrypted alphabet as a typographical and visual resource in approaching the project created by Carlos Amorales for the Mexican pavilion of the 2017 Venice Biennale.
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/07/2017

Join Us! by Jordi Colomer Join Us!

The Venice Biennale is one of the most important contemporary art events in the world, with the participation of dozens of countries through their national pavilions and its open-mindedness towards avant-garde approaches.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/07/2017

Aztlan to Magulandia The Journey of Chicano Artist Gilbert Magu Lujan by Hal Glicksman Aztlan to Magulandia The Journey of Chicano Artist Gilbert Magu Lujan

The first monograph on the work of California- born artist, Gilbert Magu Luja n, this book reveals how Magu's iconic Chicano art influenced contemporary art and culture.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

Summer Exhibition Illustrated by Summer Exhibition Illustrated

Presents the highlights from the 2017 Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/06/2017

Voll Stoff! 40 Jahre Freie Kunstakademie Nurtingen. 200 Jahre Spinnerei by Winifried Sturzl Voll Stoff! 40 Jahre Freie Kunstakademie Nurtingen. 200 Jahre Spinnerei

Featuring illustrated essays, portraits and interviews, this is a fascinating insight into a unique institution.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2017

The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever! by Grayson Perry The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever!

There are some artists for whom 'popular' is a bit of a dirty word. Grayson Perry is not one of them. He thinks art shouldn't be an exclusive club for people who 'get' it, but for everyone - that's why...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/06/2017

Creating Ourselves Works from the ISelf Collection by Emily Butler Creating Ourselves Works from the ISelf Collection

Accompanying a year-long display of the ISelf Collection at the Whitechapel Gallery, this publication examines contemporary artists' responses to individual identity, the body and the human condition.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2017

From Hopper to Rothko America's Road to Modern Art by Alexia Pooth, Susan Behrends Frank From Hopper to Rothko America's Road to Modern Art
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This book explores the development of modern American art through the works of its signature artists.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/06/2017

A.R. Penck Rites de Passage by Daniele Cohn, Eddy Devolder, Wilfried Dickhoff, Ulf Jensen A.R. Penck Rites de Passage
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

Earth Sky Richard Long at Houghton Hall by Richard Long, Rudi Fuchs, David Cholmondeley, Richard Long Earth Sky Richard Long at Houghton Hall
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

I Had Nowhere to Go By Douglas Gordon by Douglas Gordon, Jonas Mekas, Douglas Gordon I Had Nowhere to Go By Douglas Gordon
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Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017

Devotion Image, Recitation, and Celebration of the Vessantara Epic in Northeast Thailand by Thomas Kaiser, Leedom Lefferts, Martina Wernsdorfer Devotion Image, Recitation, and Celebration of the Vessantara Epic in Northeast Thailand
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Six Vessantara Jataka picture scrolls published in full length for the very first time, with in depth essays exploring an ancient Buddhist text.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017

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