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.
GOST Books is an independent visual arts and photography publisher based in London.
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By the way, Jonas Bendiksen's and Craig Easton's recent books are on the shortlist for this year’s Rencontres de la Photographie Arles Book Awards.
A comprehensive retrospective of the celebrated American photographer Walker Evans (1903-1975), who made an unprecedented study of American culture for nearly half a century.
This volume traces Evans’ career through more than 300 images—from his first photographs of the late 1920s to his Polaroids of the 1970s.
2021 Paris Photo Award winning catalogue.
What They Saw: Historical Photobooks by Women, 1843–1999 features a selection of 250 photobooks: classic bound books, portfolios, personal albums, unpublished books, zines and scrapbooks.
Some of the books documented are well-known publications, while other books may be relatively unknown. Also addressed in the publication are the glaring gaps and omissions…
In Found, Not Lost over 170 previously unseen images by photographer Elliott Erwitt will be published for the first time.
This book has been an opportunity for Erwitt to revisit the photographs he made in his early career. The selected images are quieter, more subtle and suggest Erwitt’s increasing confidence in his own eye.
Michelangelo – Divine Draftsman and Designer: A comprehensive and breathtakingly illustrated presentation of the genius of Michelangelo.
The catalogue provides details about Michelangelo's career, his relationship with fellow artists and assistants as well as his rivalry with Leonardo and Raphael.
Inge Morath was a pioneering female photographer in the second half of the 20th century and one of the first female members of Magnum Photos in the 1950s. She travelled around the world with her camera. Her Work has life in its centre and is marked by a distinct sense of empathy.
Inge Morath – An Illustrated Biography highlights how the photographer’s own story affects how she approaches telling…
Anja Niedringhaus (1965–2014) documented military conflicts, political disputes, and social hardship around the globe with haunting imagery. In April 2014, while reporting on the presidential election in Afghanistan, Niedringhaus fell victim to an assassination.
She left an impressive body of works. Her photos have appeared on the front pages of daily newspapers and the covers of magazines, and…
The excellent anniversary publication on the work of Pieter Bruegel:
Bruegel’s inventions and stories create artworks with a timeless power. This volume, containing 24 essays and more than 500 illustrations, provides a comprehensive survey of the artist’s oeuvre and will be an indispensable resource for Bruegel fans and scholars alike.
The city that never sleeps also never stops changing: Witness the rise of New York City through dozens of historic and contemporary aerial photographs that chart the city’s ever-changing skyline.
This lush, oversized book captures a city that is truly alive. The author's commentaries on the photographs and maps will guide readers through what is certain to become a treasured book for all who love…
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