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The nude figure was critical to the art of Edgar Degas throughout his life, and yet frequently his expansive body of work on this subject has been overshadowed by his celebrated portraits and dancers. "Degas and the Nude" is the first book in a generation to explore the artist'... read more
Painting For Her Life Charlotte Salomon's artistic feat under the Third Reich When German artist Charlotte Salomon (1917 1943) handed her gouache series Life or Theater over to a friend, she beseeched him to 'take good care of it, it is my entire life.' A few months la... read more
The theme of the erotic is ever present in the work of August Rodin, both in his sculptures and in his many drawings. Throughout his career, he depicted sexual desire in all its facets, in every mood from delicate innocence to frank intensity, bearing witness to an endless fascination wi... read more
Jake Spicer wants you to learn how to draw.
This is his complete course in drawing, suitable for complete beginners as well as experienced artists, and designed to help you fit drawing into your lifestyle.
Tried-and-tested exercises, ranging from five-minute sketches to dedicate... read more
This publication accompanies the exhibition Tom Roberts at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra and discusses Tom Roberts's life and work and provides details on individual iconic works by Roberts from around Australia. The essays explore among other things Roberts relations with oth... read more
Description: Anni Albers (1899-1994) was a textile designer, weaver, writer and printmaker, who was among the leading pioneers of twentieth-century modernism. Throughout her fruitful career she inspired a reconsideration of fabrics, both in their functional roles and as wall hangings, ... read more
Featuring works from artists such as Jewad Selim from the 1940s, the Baghdad Modern Art Group from the 1950s and 1960s and Iraqi artists in exile from 1980 onward, this volume showcases the collaboration of pioneer architect Moha... read more
Scale is being taken to new extremes in art: big and bold on the one hand, intricate and intimate on the other. This book is divided into two sections big art and small art and includes profiles of forty-five contemporary artists who are revolutionizing our approach to scale with works that provoke qu... read more
"For Coloring Book Graduates "Learn to draw and experiment with color right on the pages of this fun sketchbook Draw, Color, and Sticker Nature Sketchbook series offers page after page of beautiful inspiration designed to get ... read more