Art

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  • Pictures by J.R.R. Tolkien

    £25.00

    Pictures by J.R.R. Tolkien

    With Christopher Tolkien as your guide, take a tour through this colourful gallery of enchanting art produced by J.R.R. Tolkien and presented in an elegant new slipcased edition.

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    £25.00
  • Five Straight Lines

    £30.00

    Five Straight Lines

    Whether you prefer Baroque or pop, Theremins or violins, the music you love and listen to shapes your world. But what shaped the music? Ranging across time and space, this book takes us on a grand musical tour from music’s origins in prehistory right up to the twenty-first century. Charting the leaps in technology, thought and practice that led to extraordinary revolutions of music in each age, the book takes us through medieval Europe, Renaissance Italy and Jazz era America to reveal the rich history of music we still listen to today. From Mozart to McCartney, Schubert to Schoenberg, Professor Andrew Gant brings to life the people who made the music, their techniques and instruments, as well as the places their music was played, from sombre churches to rowdy taverns, stately courts to our very own homes.

    SKU: 9781781257777 Category:
    £30.00
  • The Art of Pink Floyd the Wall

    £150.00

    The Art of Pink Floyd the Wall

    ‘The Art of Pink Floyd The Wall’ is a sumptuously illustrated book, collecting Gerald Scarfe’s iconic work for Pink Floyd. First The Wall was an album, then it was a stage show, a film – now there will be the definitive book, which will be a work of art in its own right. This large, landscape-format book, presented in a stunning slipcase designed by Scarfe, is packed with photos, drawings and designs which will incorporate the iconic imagery of The Wall alongside new and previously unseen material.

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    £150.00
  • How to Be a Creative Thinker

    £10.00

    How to Be a Creative Thinker

    How to Be a Creative Thinker is a map to your creative mind, the places your creative potential resides, and the allies and enemies along the path. It’s a practical guide to the science and psychology of creativity, and the conditions required for cultivating it.

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    £10.00
  • Extinct

    £29.00

    Extinct

    Blending architecture, design, and technology, a visual tour through futures past via the objects we have replaced, left behind, and forgotten. So-called extinct objects are those that were imagined but were never in use, or that existed but are now unused-superseded, unfashionable, or simply forgotten. Extinct gathers together an exceptional range of artists, curators, architects, critics, and academics. In 85 essays, contributors nominate ‘extinct’ objects and address them in a series of short, vivid, sometimes personal accounts, speaking not only of obsolete technologies, but of other ways of thinking, making, and interacting with the world. ‘Extinct’ is filled with curious, half-remembered objects, each one evoking a future that never came to pass. It is also a visual treat, full of interest and delight.

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    £29.00
  • Paul Nash

    £35.00

    Paul Nash

    Exploring the ways in which painting, applied design and illustration intertwined over the course of the accomplished career of Paul Nash (1889-1946), this book provides a new perspective on one of the most gifted and celebrated English artists of the twentieth century.

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    £35.00
  • The Natural Way to Draw

    £16.99

    The Natural Way to Draw

    Based on his teaching at New York’s Art Students’ League, Kimon Nicolaïdes developed a system for teaching how to draw that can be followed by anyone. His approach to drawing concentrates on mastering the key concepts: contour, gesture, weight, and structure.

    SKU: 9781788169431 Category:
    £16.99
  • Francis Bacon

    £16.99

    Francis Bacon

    The Times Art Book of the Year 2021

    NOMINATED FOR THE PLUTARCH AWARD 2022

    ‘Must surely be the definitive life of Francis Bacon ? A biography that no Bacon fan – or indeed foe – can afford to overlook ? Mesmerising’ THE TIMES

    ‘A magnificent triumph ? I was captivated by every line’ OBSERVER

    £16.99
  • In Camera – Francis Bacon

    £30.00

    In Camera – Francis Bacon

    With the aid of over 250 source images and documents, this text reveals how photographs, film, mass-media imagery and other sources informed Bacon’s painting and, in particular, how ‘lens-based images’ helped to trigger the most significant turning point in his stylistic development.

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    £30.00
  • Art and Crime

    £20.00

    Art and Crime

    The stories of high-stakes, brazen art crimes told by art experts Stefan Koldehoff and Tobias Timm are by turns thrilling, disturbing, and unbelievable. The authors also provide a well-founded analysis of what needs to change in the art market and at museums. From the authors of ‘False Pictures, Real Money’ (about the Beltracchi art forgery case), ‘Art and Crime’ is a thoroughly researched, explosive, and highly topical book that uncovers the extraordinary and multifarious thefts of art and cultural objects around the world.

    SKU: 9781838415914 Category:
    £20.00
  • Bacon in Moscow

    £17.99

    Bacon in Moscow

    This funny and personal memoir is the account of an audacious attempt by James Birch, a young British curator, to mount the ground-breaking retrospective of Francis Bacon’s work at the newly refurbished Central House of Artists, Moscow in 1988. Side-lined by the British establishment, Birch found himself at the heart of a honey-trap and the focus for a picaresque cast of Soviet officials, attachés and politicians under the forbidding eye of the KGB as he attempted to bring an unseen western cultural icon to Russia during the time of ‘Glasnost’, just before the fall of the Berlin Wall. ‘Bacon in Moscow’ is the story of the evolution of an exhibition that was at the artistic and political heart of a sea of change that culminated with the fall of the USSR.

    SKU: 9781788169745 Category:
    £17.99
  • Quilt Step by Step

    £16.99

    Quilt Step by Step

    Discover how to design and stitch your own unique quilts and other quilting projects at home. The essential tools and materials that are needed to get started are shown. Master the key techniques and stitches with simple step-by-step photography and explanations – then be inspired with 15 fabulous projects to try, from bags and toys to cushions and quilts. Easy-to-use and fully illustrated, this book is ideal for beginners, as well as more experienced quilters looking to build on their skills and refresh their techniques.

    SKU: 9780241531488 Category:
    £16.99