Surrealism and Magic Enchanted Modernity
ISBN: HB: 9783791378145, Prestel Publishing, June 2022
272 pp., 30x24 cm, 200 colour illus.
This beautifully illustrated new volume on the Surrealist movement uncovers the influence magic, myth and the occult had on its development. Like no other 20th-century movement, Surrealism was keenly inspired by tropes of magic, myth and the occult....
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£39,99
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Yield The Journal of an Artist
ISBN: HB: 9780300260403, Yale University Press, June 2022
224 pp., 21x14 cm
In the spring of 1974, the artist Anne Truitt (1921-2004) committed herself to keeping a journal for a year. She would continue the practice, sometimes intermittently, over the next six years, writing in spiral-bound notebooks and setting no guidelin...
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£20,00
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Masters of Art Matisse
ISBN: PB: 9783791387390, Prestel Publishing, April 2022
112 pp., 21x17 cm, 55 colour illus.
This brilliant introduction to Henri Matisse, one of the 20th century's most renowned artists, will help you discover the man, his art and his artistic legacy. From his earliest pointillist-influenced paintings to his mature and playful paper cut-ou...
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£9,99
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Bauhaus A Graphic Novel
ISBN: HB: 9783791388571, Prestel Publishing, April 2022
128 pp., 24x17 cm, 128 colour illus.
The main character of this extraordinary graphic novel is not a person but an idea – the school of Bauhaus, which arose in the wake of World War I, and emerged as the fundamental reference point for virtually every avant-garde artistic movement that...
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Postwar Modern New Art in Britain 1945-65
ISBN: HB: 9783791379357, Prestel Publishing, April 2022
352 pp., 30x24 cm, 250 colour illus.
This landmark volume offers a major reassessment of the art that emerged in Britain in the twenty years following the end of the Second World War: a period of anxiety, profound social change and explosive creativity. Published to coincide with the Ba...
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£45,00
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Chance Encounters Temporary Street Art by David Zinn
ISBN: HB: 9783791379364, Prestel Publishing, March 2022
160 pp., 24x17 cm, 184 colour illus., 2 black&white illus.
The master of contemporary sidewalk chalk shares his latest creations in this collection of impossible-seeming, brilliantly imagined illustrations that leap off the page in all their original joyful exuberance. David Zinn's amazing street drawings a...
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£14,99
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Edvard Munch In Dialogue
ISBN: PB: 9783791378183, Prestel Publishing, March 2022
280 pp., 28.5x24.5 cm, 253 colour illus., 2 black&white illus.
In dialogue with Edward Munch – discover the many ways the expressionist painter's work has influenced modern and contemporary artists. While Munch's pessimistic, melancholy world view crucially defines our understanding of his work, many important...
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£45,00
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Francis Bacon The Story of his Life
ISBN: HB: 9783791388427, Prestel Publishing, March 2022
128 pp., 24x17 cm, 296 colour illus.
Told for the first time in graphic novel form, the story of Francis Bacon's life is as complex, colorful, and highly charged as his paintings. Drawn in shades of mauve, red, yellow, and blue that distinguished his palette, these illustrations weave t...
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£18,99
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Hannah Hoch Works on Paper
ISBN: PB: 9783791388533, Prestel Publishing, March 2022
256 pp., 26x21 cm, 140 colour illus.
Now available in paperback, this book on the celebrated Dada artist Hannah Hoch explores her use of collage as the artistic medium of choice for both satire and poetic beauty World-renowned for her work during the Weimar period, Hannah Hoch was a pi...
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£24,99
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Martine Syms: Neural Swamp The Future Fields Commission in Time-Based Media
ISBN: PB: 9780876332979, Yale University Press, March 2022
80 pp., 22.9x17.8 cm, 50 colour illus.
Produced for the Future Fields Commission in Time-Based Media by the multidisciplinary artist Martine Syms (b. 1988), Neural Swamp is an immersive video installation that builds upon Syms's interest in the proliferation, circulation, and consumption...
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£20,00
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