History of art & design

    Art Deco Traveller

    By Genista Davidson

    Paperback £8.45

    Illustrated travel guide to the United Kingdom's Art Deco locations and architectural treasures: monuments, hotels, restaurants, theatres, lidos, bars and cinemas.

    Abbas Akhavan

    By Omar Kholeif

    Paperback £12.63

    Death of the Artist

    By Nicola McCartney

    Paperback £16.85

    How does contemporary art subvert the role of the artist/author?

    Iranian Expanse

    By Matthew P. Canepa

    Hardback £46.86

    The Iranian Expanse explores how kings in the ancient Iranian world utilized the built and natural environment-everything from royal cities and paradise gardens, to hunting enclosures and fire temples-to form and contest Iranian cultural memory, royal identity, and sacred cosmologies over a thousand years of history. Although scholars have often...

    Kempe

    By Adrian Barlow

    Paperback £25.00

    This book provides a full account of the life of Charles Eamer Kempe, based on archives of the Kempe Trust and on the author''s own extensive researches. In particular, the book explores the importance of his family and family connections; his experiences as a student at Oxford and the development...

    Gustav Klimt. Complete Paintings

    Hardback £11.46

    Fall under the spell of Gustav Klimt. A century after his death, the Viennese artist still startles with his unabashed eroticism, dazzling surfaces, and artistic experimentation. Master of 19th-century Viennese art and pioneer of the Secessionist movement, Klimt built up a shimmering legacy of lustrous tones and gold leaf textures,...

    Postscript

    By Andrea Andersson

    Hardback £40.85

    Postscript is the first collection of writings on the subject of conceptual writing by a diverse field of scholars in the realms of art, literature, media, as well as the artists themselves

    Transforming the Landscape: Rock Art and the Mississippian Cosmos

    Paperback £32.10

    This new synthesis focuses on the widespread use of cosmograms in the vast repertoire of Mississippian rock art imagery, yielding new insights on ancient concepts of landscape, nature, ceremonialism, religion, and a more comprehensive perspective on Mississippian symbolism.

    Cabins

    By Philip Jodidio

    Hardback £11.46

    Yearning for rustic simplicity? Open the door to Cabins, a gorgeous showcase of minimal, low-impact, peaceful abodes around the world. From contemplative bliss in an English coastal studio to eco-home huts in the Western Ghats of India, each of these minimal homes exude innovative, eco-friendly, mindful living.

    Expressionism

    Hardback £20.46

    Amid a frenzy of lurid color and distortion, discover a calm, authoritative overview of German Expressionism. From the leading collectives of Die Brucke and Der Blaue Reiter to regional schools and lesser known artists, Dietmar Elger leads us through the protagonists and principles of this vivid 20th-century movement-its stylistic cacophony,...

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