• Individual artists, art monographs
      April 2015

      This is Cézanne

      by Jorella Andrews, Patrick Vale

      Paul Cézanne challenged convention and pioneered new possibilities in painting. He was remarkable for his ability to perceive and paint aspects of everyday life in ways that revealed dynamic yet deeply harmonious visions of the world. But the intellectua

    • Art & design styles: Surrealism & Dada
      April 2014

      This is Dalí

      by Catherine Ingram, Andew Rae

      Salvador Dalí is one of the most popular artists in the world, known for his lavish lifestyle, gravity-defying moustache and bizarre art. This book tells the story of Dalí's life and explores the meaning of his Surrealist paintings. It goes beyond his fin

    • Individual artists, art monographs
      October 2014

      This is Gauguin

      by George Roddam

      Paul Gauguin created some of the most advanced art in a brilliant generation of artists – all of whom struggled against the stifling conformity of the late 19th century's artistic mainstream. He created paintings whose radically simplified lines and col

    • Individual artists, art monographs
      October 2015

      This is Goya

      by Wendy Bird, Sarah Maycock

      Modern art begins with Goya. He was the first to create works of art for their own sake, and he lived in a time of incredible cultural and social dynamism when the old concepts of social hierarchy were being shaken by the new concept of equality for all.

    • Individual artists, art monographs
      September 2015

      This is Kandinsky

      by Annabel Howard, Adam Simpson

      Intellectual, emotional, restless, dogged, loyal, selfish; Kandinsky was an artist – and a man – of contradictions. This genre-defying painter didn’t pick up a brush until he was thirty years old. He was an academic with a promising career that he threw

    • Individual artists, art monographs
      April 2015

      This is Matisse

      by Catherine Ingram, Agnès Decourchelle

      In the history of twentieth century modernism, Henri Matisse is a calm and unstoppable revolution of creative genius. Trained originally in the French classical manner, he was inspired by the Impressionists and Cézanne to create in a style that brought o

    • Individual artists, art monographs
      September 2015

      This is Monet

      by Sara Pappworth, Aude Van Ryn

      Claude Monet is best known as a leader of the Impressionists, his paintings defining the style that triggered a revolution in art. During the eighty-six years of his life, Monet never rested, and was always driven by the urge to paint. And more than two

    • Art & design styles: Surrealism & Dada
      April 2014

      This is Pollock

      by Catherine Ingram, Peter Arkle

      In 1956 Time magazine referred to Pollock as 'Jack the Dripper'. His iconic paintings stretch out with the generosity and scale of the landscape of America's West where the artist grew up. Pollock said that he painted 'out of his consciousness': the catha

    • Individual artists, art monographs
      April 2015

      This is Van Gogh

      by George Roddam, Sława Harasymowicz

      Vincent van Gogh used art to express his intensely emotional response to the world around him. Enraptured by the beauty of nature and tormented by the sorrows of human existence, he produced in his tragically short life some of the most powerfully express

    • Art & design styles: Pop art
      April 2014

      This is Warhol

      by Catherine Ingram, Andrew Rae

      Andy Warhol, the iconic Pop artist, presented himself as the vacuous, dumb kid, famously saying, 'If you want to know all about Andy Warhol, just look at the surface of my paintings … and there I am. There's nothing behind it.' This book penetrates the su

    • Colouring & painting activity books
      March 2015

      Enchanted Forest

      by Johanna Basford

    • Miscellaneous items
      September 2015

      Secret Garden Artist's Edition

      A Pull-Out and Frame Colouring Book

      by Johanna Basford

      From the publisher that brought you the hugely successful Secret Garden and Enchanted Forest - this special artist's edition features 20 beautiful, pull-out art prints for colouring in. Colouring fans of all ages will enjoy immersing themselves in a selec

    • Art: general interest (Children's/YA)
      September 2014

      Draw Paint Print like the Great Artists

      by Marion Deuchars

      In this imaginative activity book, Marion Deuchars makes learning about art fun. Young readers discover new ways of making art by being introduced to 18 great artists, learning about the methods, materials and ideas that made up their masterpieces and how

    • Art: general interest (Children's/YA)
      August 2011

      Let's Make Some Great Art

      by Marion Deuchars

      In this interactive colouring and activity book, Marion Deuchars takes the broad canvas of ART and fills it with drawings and activities that let you discover what art can be, how it can be made, what it can mean for you and what it has meant for people t

    • Photographic equipment & techniques
      March 2014

      Read This if You Want to Take Great Photographs

      by Henry Carroll

      Photography is now more popular than ever thanks to the rapid development of digital cameras. Read This if You Want to Take Great Photographs is ideal for this new wave of snapshooters using DSLR, compact system and bridge cameras. It contains no graphs,

    • Photographic equipment & techniques
      September 2015

      Read This if You Want to Take Great Photographs of People

      by Henry Carroll

      No clichés. No cheese. No camera-club jargon. This straight talking introduction to photographing people is the hotly anticipated follow up to the bestselling Read This if You Want to Take Great Photographs. Ideal for users of any camera with a basic kn

    • Body art & tattooing
      October 2013

      The Tattoo Colouring Book

      by Megamunden

      Packed with stunning illustrations, this unique colouring book celebrates the art of the tattoo. The tattoo designs – all specially drawn for the book – range from traditional motifs – hearts, sailors, girls, skulls, roses – to more elaborate compositions

    • Photography & photographs
      April 2015

      Photography Visionaries

      by Mary Warner Marien

      Photography Visionaries is an inspiring guide to 75 of the most influential photographers from around 1900 to the present. Entertainingly written by an expert on photography, it provides fascinating insight into the lives and careers of men and women work

    • Architecture
      August 2015

      The Architecture School Survival Guide

      by Iain Jackson

      Oops! Forgot to include a door! Every year new architecture students make the same mistakes, forgetting the same essential elements in their studio work. This handy guide provides basic tips and hints to help students make the most of their work, all acco

    • Renaissance art
      February 2016

      Italian Renaissance Courts

      Art, Pleasure and Power

      by Alison Cole

      In this authoritative study, Alison Cole explores the distinctive uses of art at the five great secular courts of Naples, Urbino, Ferrara, Mantua and Milan. The princes who ruled these city-states, vying with each other and with the great European courts,

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