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  • - Masterworks
    by Rosalind Ormiston
    £14.99

    Though very much an individual and spiritual artist, Alfonse Mucha was a defining figure of the Art Nouveau era and is loved for his distinctive lush style and images of beautiful women in arabesque poses among the plethora of paintings, posters, advertisements and designs he produced. This title presents a range of his work.

  • - Waterlilies and the Garden of Giverny
    by Julian Beecroft
    £17.49

    Towards the end of his life and much inspired by Japanese water gardens, Monet spent a great deal of time in his beloved Giverny. Its famous green wooden footbridge was built across the water and its waterlilies became the focus of perhaps the most famous series of paintings the world has ever seen. A beautiful new book of masterworks.

  • - Artist Craftsman Pioneer
    by Rosalind Ormiston & N. M. Wells
    £17.99

    William Morris was an outstanding character of many talents, being an architect, writer, social campaigner, artist and, with his Kelmscott Press, an important figure of the Arts and Crafts movement. This book offers a survey of his life and work alongside some of his finest decorative work.

  • - Masterworks
    by Peter Crack
    £17.99

    The Renaissance (14th-17th C) was a pivotal period in the development of Western art, and Italy was its crucible. With fascinating insights and lush reproductions, this sumptuous book celebrates the prolific output of this era, from the radical perspective of Giotto to the High Renaissance giants: Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and Raphael.

  • - Art in the Age of the Medici
    by Rosalind Ormiston
    £19.99

    Famed for the Mona Lisa, The Last Supper, and his astonishing drawings, da Vinci excelled in a multitude of arenas. The patronage of the Medici family was key, and this sumptuous new book offers a view of the artist in this context, alongside the work of others who benefited from the Medici, from Brunelleschi to Michelangelo.

  • - Break into the Light
    by Susan Grange
    £17.99

    Rothko progressed from figurative and symbolist works to eventually using shimmering and enveloping abstract colour to elevate you to a higher spiritual awareness. Discover the themes, thinking and methodology behind the oeuvre, from Greek tragedy and Nietzsche to music and colour, whilst experiencing his pieces displayed in full, free of clutter.

  • - Art Nouveau and the Vienna Secessionists
    by Michael Kerrigan
    £14.99

    Gustav Klimt is renowned as a quintessential artist of the art nouveau movement, but he was one of a number of Viennese artists who strove to break free of the constraints of the academic art establishment. This new illustrated book focuses on the rich diversity of the movement and offers a sumptuous gift of colour and glamour for every art lover.

  • - Art Deco Master of Graphic Art & Illustration
    by Rosalind Ormiston
    £14.99

    Perhaps no individual is more associated with the 20th century art deco revival than artist and designer, Erte. Although his talent spanned many fields, Erte is perhaps best-known for his fashion, jewellery and interior designs. Combining fresh and thoughtful text and beautiful illustrations, this coffee-table book is the definitive Erte companion.

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