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  • Cosmic Scholar: The Life and Times of Harry Smith by John Szwed 9780374282240

    Cosmic Scholar: The Life and Times of Harry Smith by John Szwed 9780374282240

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9780374282240Author John SzwedFormat HardbackPage Count 416Imprint Farrar, Straus & Giroux IncPublisher Farrar, Straus & Giroux IncWeight(grams) 454g
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  • The Life of Henry Moore by Roger Berthoud 9781900357227

    The Life of Henry Moore by Roger Berthoud 9781900357227

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    Henry Moore's rise from Yorkshire miner's son to international acclaim as the twentieth century's greatest sculptor is one of the most remarkable stories in British art. In this revised, updated, expanded and redesigned new edition of The Life of Henry...
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  • A Forger's Tale: Confessions of the Bolton Forger by Shaun Greenhalgh

    A Forger's Tale: Confessions of the Bolton Forger by Shaun Greenhalgh

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    Observer's Best Art Book of the Year, 2018 In 2007, Bolton Crown Court sentenced Shaun Greenhalgh to four years and eight months in prison for the crime of producing artistic forgeries. Working out of a shed in his parents' garden, Greenhalgh had...
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  • Widow Basquiat: A Memoir by Jennifer Clement

    Widow Basquiat: A Memoir by Jennifer Clement

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    MADONNA. ANDY WARHOL. KEITH HARING. FAB 5 FREDDIE. DEBBIE HARRY. JULIAN SCHNABEL. Jean-Michel Basquiat's transition from the subways to the chic gallery spaces of Manhattan brought the artist into the company of many of New York's established and...
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  • Marina Abramovic by Ossian Ward

    Marina Abramovic by Ossian Ward

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781913947514Author Ossian WardFormat PaperbackPage Count 128Imprint Laurence King PublishingPublisher Laurence King PublishingWeight(grams) 179g
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  • William Morris: A Life for Our Time by Fiona MacCarthy

    William Morris: A Life for Our Time by Fiona MacCarthy

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    Winner of the Wolfson History Prize, and described by A.S.Byatt as 'one of the finest biographies ever published', this is Fiona MacCarthy's magisterial biography of William Morris, legendary designer and father of the Victorian Arts and Crafts movement...
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  • Kahlil Gibran: Beyond Borders by Kahlil G. Gibran

    Kahlil Gibran: Beyond Borders by Kahlil G. Gibran

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    A comprehensive illustrated biography of Kahlil Gibran, Lebanese-American artist, poet and author of the best-selling inspirational fiction The Prophet. Kahlil Gibran was a Lebanese-born artist, poet, writer and polymath who emigrated to America as a...
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  • Stalin's Architect: Power and Survival in Moscow by Deyan Sudjic

    Stalin's Architect: Power and Survival in Moscow by Deyan Sudjic

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    The first major publication on the remarkable life and career of Boris Iofan, state architect to Joseph Stalin. This is a history of architecture, politics and power. Boris Iofan (1891-1976) made his mark as Stalin's architect, both in the grand...
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  • Tove Jansson: Work and Love by Tuula Karjalainen

    Tove Jansson: Work and Love by Tuula Karjalainen

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    Now in paperback, a beautifully illustrated account of of Tove Jansson's life and art The definitive biography of one of the most unique and beloved children's authors of the 20th century, the creator of the Moomins. Tove Jansson (1914-2001) led a long,...
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  • The Artist in Time: A Generation of Great British Creatives by Chris Fite-Wassilak

    The Artist in Time: A Generation of Great British Creatives by Chris Fite-Wassilak

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    An inspiring and intimate look at the work of a generation of British artists across all disciplines. The Artist in Time brings together twenty creatives from across the UK, with photographs and interviews that disclose their daily working habits and...
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  • Akiane: Her Life, Her Art, Her Poetry: Her Life, Her Art, Her Poetry by Akiane Kramarik 9780718075866

    Akiane: Her Life, Her Art, Her Poetry: Her Life, Her Art, Her Poetry by Akiane Kramarik 9780718075866

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    Ten-year-old prodigy Akiane Kramarik shares her artwork, poetry, and the fascinating story surrounding her talent. Growing up in a home with an atheistic mother and a non-participating Catholic father did not stop four-year-old Akiane Kramarik from...
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  • Look Again: The Autobiography by David Bailey

    Look Again: The Autobiography by David Bailey

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    Sorry no description is available for this book at this time.
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  • The Bloomsbury Group by Frances Spalding

    The Bloomsbury Group by Frances Spalding

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    The most constructive and creative influence on English taste between the two wars, 'The Bloomsbury Group' was a union of friends who transformed British culture with their approach to art, design and society.The Group began the twentieth century with a...
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  • Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up by Claire Wilcox

    Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up by Claire Wilcox

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    In 1954, following her death, Frida Kahlo's possessions were locked away in the Casa Azul in Mexico City, her lifelong home. Half a century later, her collection of clothing, jewellery, cosmetics and other personal items was rediscovered. Frida Kahlo:...
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  • So Much Longing in So Little Space: The art of Edvard Munch by Karl Ove Knausgaard

    So Much Longing in So Little Space: The art of Edvard Munch by Karl Ove Knausgaard

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    In So Much Longing in So Little Space, Karl Ove Knausgaard explores the life and work of Edvard Munch. Setting out to understand the enduring power of Munch's painting, Knausgaard reflects on the essence of creativity, on choosing to be an artist,...
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  • Rene Magritte by Patricia Allmer

    Rene Magritte by Patricia Allmer

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    The Belgian surrealist artist Rene Magritte redefined the way we think about art. Famous for his men in bowler hats, Magritte's witty and provocative work inspired generations of later artists, from Andy Warhol to Jasper Johns. In this illuminating new...
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  • Tracey Emin by Jonathan Jones

    Tracey Emin by Jonathan Jones

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    This accessible and expertly written introduction and overview of Tracey Emin's life offers a completely up-to-date view on the work of one of the most important and respected artists working today.From some of her previously unpublished early works from...
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  • Confabulation: An Anecdotal Autobiography By Dave Gibbons by Dave Gibbons

    Confabulation: An Anecdotal Autobiography By Dave Gibbons by Dave Gibbons

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781506729053Author Dave GibbonsFormat HardbackPage Count 256Imprint Dark Horse Comics,U.S.Publisher Dark Horse Comics,U.S.
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  • 1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows: A Memoir by Ai Weiwei

    1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows: A Memoir by Ai Weiwei

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    In his widely anticipated memoir, Ai Weiwei - one of the world's most famous artists and activists - tells a century-long epic tale of China through the story of his own extraordinary life and the legacy of his father, Ai Qing, the nation's most...
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  • POPism by Andy Warhol

    POPism by Andy Warhol

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    'POPism reads like a novel... Social history of the rarest kind, set down in ultra-sharp focus by someone who helped shape the events he describes' The New Yorker A cultural storm swept through the 1960s - Pop Art, Bob Dylan, psychedelia, underground...
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  • Strangeland: The memoirs of one of the most acclaimed artists of her generation by Tracey Emin

    Strangeland: The memoirs of one of the most acclaimed artists of her generation by Tracey Emin

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    The intimate memoirs of one of the most acclaimed and controversial artists of her generation. Here I am, a fucked, crazy, anorexic-alcoholic-childless, beautiful woman. I never dreamt it would be like this. Tracey Emin's Strangeland is her own space,...
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  • Bernini: His Life and His Rome by Franco Mormando

    Bernini: His Life and His Rome by Franco Mormando

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    Sculptor, architect, painter, playwright, and scenographer, Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680) was the last of the great universal artistic geniuses of early modern Italy, placed by both contemporaries and posterity in the same exalted company as Leonardo,...
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  • Chanel: An Intimate Life by Lisa Chaney

    Chanel: An Intimate Life by Lisa Chaney

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    In Chanel: An Intimate Life, acclaimed biographer Lisa Chaney tells the controversial story of the fashion icon who starred in her tumultuous era Coco Chanel was many things to many people. Raised in emotional and financial poverty, she became one of...
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  • Thoroughly Modern: The pioneering life of Barbara Ker-Seymer, photographer, and her brilliant Bohemian friends by Sarah Knights

    Thoroughly Modern: The pioneering life of Barbara Ker-Seymer, photographer, and her brilliant Bohemian friends by Sarah Knights

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    The life of pioneering photographer Barbara Ker-Seymer'I just called myself Ker-Seymer Photographs,' Barbara said. 'I didn't think it was necessary to have your sex displayed on the photographs.' Vivacious, sassy, out to have fun, Ker-Seymer was...
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  • Peter Blake (Modern Artists) by Natalie Rudd

    Peter Blake (Modern Artists) by Natalie Rudd

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    This volume forms part of Tate Publishing's Modern Artists monographs. In a career spanning five decades, Peter Blake has established himself as one of the most influential and original artists working in Britain. Coming to prominence in the late 1950s...
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  • You are Always With Me: Letters to Mama by Frida Kahlo

    You are Always With Me: Letters to Mama by Frida Kahlo

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    Frida Kahlo is regarded as one of Mexico's greatest painters: her extraordinary personal style, her tragic story, her relationship with Diego Rivera (the more famous painter in their day) alongside her passionate paintings have made her a cult figure...
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  • Desperate Romantics by Franny Moyle

    Desperate Romantics by Franny Moyle

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    Their Bohemian lifestyle and intertwined love affairs shockingly broke 19th Century class barriers and bent the rules that governed the roles of the sexes. They became defined by love triangles, played out against the austere moral climate of Victorian...
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  • Antonin Artaud by David Shafer 9781780235707

    Antonin Artaud by David Shafer 9781780235707

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    Poet. Actor. Matinee idol. Playwright. Theatre theoretician. Artist. Orientalist. Surrealist. Asylum inmate. Drug addict. Electroshock patient. Antonin Artaud. This biography, exploring the life of one of the twentieth century's most enigmatic...
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  • The Lives of Lucian Freud: FAME 1968 - 2011 by William Feaver

    The Lives of Lucian Freud: FAME 1968 - 2011 by William Feaver

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    LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE CHOSEN AS A BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE GUARDIAN, OBSERVER, THE TIMES, SUNDAY TIMES, DAILY TELEGRAPH, MAIL ON SUNDAY, FINANCIAL TIMES, NEW STATESMAN, SPECTATOR THE SUNDAY TIMES ART BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020 ...
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  • On the Line: Conversations with Sean Scully by Kelly Grovier

    On the Line: Conversations with Sean Scully by Kelly Grovier

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    Sean Scully's paintings of brushy stripes and blocks of sumptuous colour are critically acclaimed and widely admired. Less well known is what a gifted storyteller and profound commentator on the history of art he is. In this fascinating book, the record...
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  • Chalk by Joshua Rivkin

    Chalk by Joshua Rivkin

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781612198545Author Joshua RivkinFormat PaperbackPage Count 496Imprint Melville House PublishingPublisher Melville House Publishing
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  • Gustav Klimt: Art Nouveau Visionary by Eva Di Stefano

    Gustav Klimt: Art Nouveau Visionary by Eva Di Stefano

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    Gustav Klimt's decorative, seductive style, jewel-like colours, use of gold, patterns and sensuous lines, continue to captivate art lovers today. This lushly illustrated volume explores his fascinating artistic career, covering Vienna at the time of...
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  • The Philosophy of Andy Warhol by Andy Warhol

    The Philosophy of Andy Warhol by Andy Warhol

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    The autobiography of an American icon 'I never think that people die. They just go to department stores' Andy Warhol - American painter, filmmaker, publisher, actor and major figure in the Pop Art movement - was in many ways a reluctant celebrity...
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  • A Lesson in Art and Life: The Colourful World of Cedric Morris and Arthur Lett-Haines by Hugh St Clair

    A Lesson in Art and Life: The Colourful World of Cedric Morris and Arthur Lett-Haines by Hugh St Clair

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    Cedric Morris (1889–1982) and Arthur Lett-Haines (known as Lett) (1894–1978) were an extraordinary couple who were at the centre of the Modern British art scene and were hugely influential across the spheres of gardening and cookery as well as art. ...
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  • Vivian Maier Developed: The Untold Story of the Photographer Nanny by Ann Marks 9781982166731

    Vivian Maier Developed: The Untold Story of the Photographer Nanny by Ann Marks 9781982166731

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    The definitive biography that unlocks the remarkable story of Vivian Maier, the nanny who lived secretly as a world-class photographer, featuring nearly 400 of her images, many never seen before, placed for the first time in the context of her life...
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  • Toymaker: A Life of Art, Wonder and Invention by Tom Karen

    Toymaker: A Life of Art, Wonder and Invention by Tom Karen

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    This is a story about life, about imagination, about being in the present and existing in the past; this is a story about painting, drawing, chopping and changing; about thinking, discussing, arguing and listening. This is a tale of a century of...
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  • Kate: Inside the Rainbow by John Carder Bush

    Kate: Inside the Rainbow by John Carder Bush

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    A MUST-HAVE COLLECTION OF RARE AND UNSEEN PHOTOGRAPHS OF KATE BUSH. WITH ESSAYS BY HER BROTHER, JOHN CARDER BUSH, ABOUT KATE'S LIFE AND CAREER. Stunning and unique images from throughout Kate Bush's career including: Outtakes from classic album shoots...
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  • The Gilded Gutter Life Of Francis Bacon: The Authorized Biography by Daniel Farson

    The Gilded Gutter Life Of Francis Bacon: The Authorized Biography by Daniel Farson

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    Widely regarded as the best British painter since Turner, very little is known about Francis Bacon's life. In this, the first-ever book to be written about him, Daniel Farson, friend and confidant to Bacon for over forty years, gives a highly personal,...
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  • The Portraitist: Frans Hals and His World by Steven Nadler

    The Portraitist: Frans Hals and His World by Steven Nadler

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    A biography of the great portraitist Frans Hals that takes the reader into the turbulent world of the Dutch Golden Age. Frans Hals was one of the greatest portrait painters in history, and his style transformed ideas and expectations about what...
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  • Tales from the Colony Room: Soho's Lost Bohemia by Darren Coffield 9781783528165

    Tales from the Colony Room: Soho's Lost Bohemia by Darren Coffield 9781783528165

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    To commemorate the tenth anniversary of the closure of London's most infamous arts establishment, the Colony Room Club in Soho, former member Darren Coffield has written the authorised history of this notorious drinking den. It's a hair-raising romp...
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