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    Art & Visual Culture: A Reader

    Suitable for students of art history as well as those seeking an understanding of art and of the cultural and historical context in which it is made, this title brings together primary texts by artists, critics and art historians ranging from the medieval period right through to our own times.

    Tate British Artists: Gwen John

    Gwen John was an artist with a singular vision, one whose intense gaze produced some of the most beguiling and atmospheric paintings of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Often unfairly thought of as a recluse, this concise survey of her life and work places her at the artistic heart of London and Paris.

    Tate British Artists: John Constable

    John Constable is best known for his idyllic paintings of the English countryside. Yet he was also a brilliant innovator who brought a new vivacity to the observation of nature.

    Aubrey Beardsley

    A dazzling and definitive survey of the life and work of Aubrey Beardsley, the complex and intriguing artist who shocked and delighted late-Victorian London.

    Art & Visual Culture 1600-1850: Academy to Avant-Garde

    Through carefully chosen themes and topics rather than through a general survey, this title approaches the process of looking at works of art in terms of their audiences, functions and cross-cultural contexts. It interrogates labels used in standard histories of the art of this period such as: Baroque, Rococo, Neo-Classicism and Romanticism.


    A much-needed publication celebrating the endless creativity of Anni Albers, one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century.

    Franz West

    An insightful and essential introduction to the work of Austrian artist Franz West (1947-2012), published to accompany major exhibitions at Tate Modern and Centre Pompidou. The catalogue explores the artist's 40-year career through three new essays and 30 interviews with the artist's closest associates.

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