The outstanding catalogue accompanying the major Whiteread retrospective at Tate Britain and the National Gallery of Art, Washington:
The book showcases all of Whiteread's major works over the past thirty years and explores a range of themes in Whiteread's practice.
This is a comprehensive overview of an artist who has single-handedly expanded the boundaries of contemporary sculpture.
This thrilling book of detachable vintage cycling posters captures the sport's style and speed throughout the years.
Dating from the late 19th-century to the 1970s, this collection features vintage posters from cycling's most iconic brands as well as races. Each impeccably reproduced poster is detachable from the spine, ready for framing.
James Klosty's Merce Cunningham was the first book ever published about Cunningham.
Now, it is reincarnated, redesigned and completely reimagined with an additional 140 pages of photographs, many published never before.
In addition to Klosty's photographs of the artists, composers, and dancers; and the dances themselves, both in rehearsal and performance; the book contains texts by John Cage, Robert…
Untold Stories presents an uncomprimising collection that sheds an unexpected light on Lindbergh's colossal oeuvre.
This XL volume shows both emblematic and never-before-seen images, many of them having been commissioned by magazines such as Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, and Rolling Stone.
This splendid publication unfurls a rich visual display, and shows Luwa AG’s photography collection, one of the finest and most extensive collections in the area of conceptual and serial photography.
Embracing the seventies to the present, it contains major works and groups of works by artists such as John Baldessari, Bernd and Hilla Becher, Sigmar Polke, Imi Knoebel, Martin Kippenberger, Thomas…
Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788) was the first British artist to make a regular practice of painting and drawing himself and his family members. These portraits not only expressed his affections but also helped advance his career.
Gainsborough’s Family Album charts the painter's career, telling the story of an eighteenth-century provincial artist’s rise to metropolitan fame and fortune.
They were one of the most famous bridal couples of the seventeenth century: In 1634, Saskia Uylenburgh, the daughter of a mayor, educated, fearless, and wealthy, married Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, a miller's son, and rebellious and penniless artist.
Sadly, their love lasted less than ten years. In those years, Saskia became an important figure for Rembrandt's rise in the 1630s. Her wealth, her…
A Life in Fashion takes a retrospective look at Cecil Beaton’s style through the prism of his wardrobe.
The volume traces Beaton's multifarious style, decade by decade, featuring self-portraits and candid shots at home, which show his perfect wardrobe through the years.
Lawrence Alma-Tadema’s (1836-1912) paintings were immensely popular among his contemporaries and made him one of the most famous Victorian painters.
His rich and detailed paintings show the luxury and decadence of the Roman Empire and serve as source material for Hollywood directors in their vision of the ancient world for films such as Ben Hur and Gladiator.
This book underscores Alma-Tadema’s…
"Another Country" offers a lively, vital rethinking of British documentary photography and its evolution over the last seven decades.
Organized chronologically, each chapter spans a particular period of social and cultural history, focusing on the major photographers, figures, institutions, publications and galleries that shaped the photographic climate of their time.
A wonderful time travel to Georgian London.
In 1829, Samuel Leigh published an extraordinary panorama of both banks of the River Thames.
This delightful book reproduces Leigh’s fascinating views of central London and the riverside villages. The journey takes us past all the waterside communities and important landmarks, each of which is introduced by a short history.
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