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The World's Greatest Art


Angels & Fairies

A beautiful art book bursting with angels and fairies. Now a home for the kitsch and mysterious these mythical, religious and folk creatures were the inspirations for the great artists of the romantic and Victorian eras.
ISBN: 9781786644718
30,000 words - 174 illustrations - 384 pages - Paperback / softback - 19.99
£14.99 $19.99

Art Nouveau

This series aims to combine a compact, commercial approach with the breadth and clarity of larger format books. Covering art which both creates the foundation of modern culture and modern art itself, the books include International Arts and Crafts, Turner, Whistler, Monet, and the Art Deco movement.
ISBN: 9781786644701
30,000 words - 174 illustrations - 384 pages - Paperback / softback - 19.99
£14.99 $19.99

Arts & Crafts

Arts & Crafts is a celebration of the design movement that started in Britain and spread around the world at the end of the 19th century. Depicting both well-known and unusual art and artifacts from this most fascinating of eras, this book provides information about the lives and times of the designers, architects and artists who created them.
ISBN: 9781786647658
30,000 words - 176 illustrations - 384 pages - Paperback / softback - 19.99
£14.99 $19.99

Asian Art

Over the centuries, the exotic elegance of Asian art has been a source of fascination for artists and art lovers worldwide. This comprehensive book explores the diversity of art and artefacts from around Asia, detailing the subjects, the materials used in their making, and the lives of the artists and artisans who created them.
ISBN: 9781786644770
30,000 words - 174 illustrations - 384 pages - Paperback / softback - 19.99
£14.99 $19.99

Impressionism

Bringing to life the work of artists such as Monet, Renoir and Pissarro, Impressionism takes the reader back to Nineteenth-century Paris to explore one of the most influential, lively and popular art movements in the history of art. A comprehensive, but accessible guide.
ISBN: 9781786647665
30,000 words - 176 illustrations - 384 pages - Paperback / softback - 19.99
£14.99 $19.99

Kandinsky

Exploring the life and works of one of the most extraordinary painters of the last century, Kandinsky is a fascinating look at this most original of artists. From his early folk art to the abstract paintings he would become famous for, Kandinsky’s work and the life that informed it are celebrated in this beautiful book.
ISBN: 9781786644763
30,000 words - 174 illustrations - 384 pages - Paperback / softback - 19.99
£14.99 $19.99

Mackintosh

Follows the rise and fall of one of Britain's most fascinating and original artists and designers of the twentieth century. Covering everything from his early architecture, furniture and decorative arts to his late watercolours, this book provides the reader with information on the life and work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
ISBN: 9781786647870
30,000 words - 174 illustrations - 384 pages - Paperback / softback - 19.99
£14.99 $19.99

Monet

Monet's famous painting "Impression: Sunrise, Le Havre" represented the most innovative - and later most popular - art movement the world had ever seen, and its appeal endures today. Organized into five sections on life, society, places, influences and techniques, this book enables the reader to consider Monet from different angles and contexts.
ISBN: 9781786647887
30,000 words - 174 illustrations - 352 pages - Paperback / softback - 19.99
£14.99 $19.99

The Pre-Raphaelites

The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was a group of English painters, poets and critics, founded in 1848 by John Everett Millais, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and William Holman Hunt. Now back in print, this book features examples of work by all the key artists and offers an comprehensive overview of the movement.
ISBN: 9781786644800
30,000 words - 176 illustrations - 384 pages - Paperback / softback - 19.99
£14.99 $19.99

Van Gogh

A stunning exploration of the life and work of one of the world’s most extraordinary, albeit misunderstood artists. From his early draughtsmanship and Dutch landscapes through his Parisian Impressionist phase to his final, unique paintings, every facet of his life is celebrated through a carefully selected range of famous and lesser-known pieces.
ISBN: 9781786644817
30,000 words - 176 illustrations - 384 pages - Paperback / softback - 19.99
£14.99 $19.99