Exhibition catalogues & specific collections

    Living as Form: Socially Engaged Art from 1991-2011

    Paperback £15.63

    A monumental, lavishly illustrated book that offers the first global portrait of a complex and definition-defying genre of cultural production. Over the past twenty years, an abundance of art forms have emerged that use aesthetics to affect social dynamics. These works are often produced by collectives or come out of...

    Group Spirit - Wild Style

    By Peres Projects

    Hardback £25.26

    Playing with Fire

    By Howard N. Fox

    Hardback Save £11.54 = £23.46

    This book celebrates Carlos Almaraz,one of the most influential Los Angeles artists of the 1970s and 1980s.

    Sarah Charlesworth

    By Rochelle Steiner

    Hardback £26.45

    Covering an artistic career that evolved over nearly half a century, this comprehensive overview illustrates the wide range of Sarah Charlesworth's art and legacy.

    Eugene Richards

    By Lisa Hostetler

    Hardback Save £5.04 = £44.96

    The first publication to situate the work of Richards in the long photographic tradition that merges personal artistic vision with documentary practice

    Rothschild Renaissance

    Paperback Save £6.34 = £33.66

    Presents the findings from new specialist studies of the Waddesdon Bequest, a collection of nearly 300 objects from the New Smoking Room at Waddesdon Manor, bequeathed to the British Museum in 1898 by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild.

    Frank Bowling

    Hardback Save £15.54 = £29.46

    Featuring numerous works and rarely seen large-scale paintings from Frank Bowling's sweeping 60-year career, this book highlights the artist's magnificent use of sensuous color and rich texture in pictures that are at once absorbing and tactile.

    Evergreen: The Garrett Family, Collectors and Connoisseurs

    By Bodil Ottesen

    Hardback Save £4.24 = £29.26

    This volume will appeal to art collectors and lovers of historic houses, museums, and libraries, as well as readers fascinated by the intersection of art and architecture, literature and history, and the history of ideas and collecting.

    Fahrelnissa Zeid

    Paperback Save £5.54 = £14.45

    Fahrelnissa Zeid 1901-1991 was one of the most influential Turkish artists, best known for her large-scale abstract paintings.

    Phulkari: The Embroidered Textiles of Punjab from the Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz Collection

    Hardback Save £1.29 = £23.71

    Published on the occasion of an exhibition held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, March 12-July 9, 2017.

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