Francis Bacon: 1909-1992

20 January 2020 | By Luigi Ficacci | Filed in: art books monographs.

Francis Bacon 1909 1992 possessed the rare ability to transform unconscious compulsions into figurative, human like forms that seem to evoke the raw emotions that bore them Mixing realism and abstraction, Bacon delves deep beneath the surfaces of things, opening up the human body to reveal the

High Voltage Tattoo

20 January 2020 | By Kat Von D. | Filed in: art books monographs.

From the charismatic star of The Learning Channel s number one program L.A Ink comes a rich view of contemporary tattoo culture, as only a true insider can offer Full color throughout.

Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs

20 January 2020 | By Ansel Adams | Filed in: art books monographs.

The full spectrum of Ansel Adams s work in a single volume, offering the largest available compilation from his legendary photographic career capturing American landscapes The photographs are arranged chronologically into five major periods, from his first photographs made in Yosemite and the High

A Brief History Of Painting

20 January 2020 | By Roy Bolton | Filed in: art books monographs.

A lavishly illustrated pocket history of painting in its extraordinary varied course from cave art to Pop Art, from the Old Masters to the Neo Impressionists.

The Art Book

20 January 2020 | By Phaidon Press | Filed in: art books monographs.

An A to Z guide to 500 great painters and sculptors from medieval to modern times, it debunks art historical classifications by throwing together brilliant examples of all periods, schools, visions and techniques Each artist is represented by a full page colour plate of a definitive work,

Modern Art The World's Greatest Art

20 January 2020 | By Michael Kerrigan | Filed in: art books monographs.

Modern Art gives a unique insight into the lives of some of the twentieth century s most gifted artists, covering a diverse selection of works from the Expressionists and the Cubists to the Pop artists and the Post Modernists This superb new book provides the reader with an informative and richly

Sensation: Young British Artists from the Saatchi Collection

20 January 2020 | By Brooks Adams | Filed in: art books monographs.

Presenting the work of young British artists from the Saatchi Collection, this volume features work by over 40 of the most radical artists working in Britain in the 1990s Essays analyse the phenomenon of the British art scene from the late 1980s, assessing the critical reaction of the work, placing

Lucian Freud: Beholding the Animal: Unflinching Truth

20 January 2020 | By Sebastian Smee | Filed in: art books monographs.

British artist Lucian Freud is widely considered the most important figurative painter working today Master portraitist and specialist in nudes, Freud uses impasto to create depth and intensity while restraining his color palate to mostly muted hues His portraits may be physically unflattering to

Tracey Emin 20 Years

20 January 2020 | By Patrick Elliott | Filed in: art books monographs.

Tracey Emin is one of the famous artists working in Britain Her teenage years provided the inspiration for much of her later work, which is autobiographical and often shockingly frank This book covers the range of her work over the past twenty years, including embroidered blankets, paintings,


20 January 2020 | By Tracey Emin | Filed in: art books monographs.

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, lying between the Margate of her childhood, the

Tracey Emin: Works 1963-2006

20 January 2020 | By Tracey Emin | Filed in: art books monographs.

The most highly publicized of the infamous Young British Artists, Emin has stirred as much controversy as she has acclaim, being both highly personal and extremely original in her art Emin s work is engaging, titillating, disturbing, and startlingly confessional One of her most famous pieces is