David Hockney's career has spanned and epitomised the art movements of the past five decades. Picking up Hockney's story in 1975, this volume finds him flitting between Notting Hill and California, where he took inspiration for the swimming pool series of paintings; and creating the acclaimed set designs for operas around the world.
Berlinde De Bruyckere (b 1964) is a Belgian artist who specializes in sculpture using various media, including wax, wood, wool, and horse skin and hair. Published to coincide with De Bruyckere's participation in the 2013 Venice Biennale, this illustrated catalogue traces her work from conception to installation.
What really defines modernism? Why did it begin and how long did it last? Is Modernism over now? This graphic guide presents an exploration of the last century's most thrilling artistic work - and what it's really all about.
The towering sculptures of Dylan Lewis are becoming well-known landmarks in South Africa, where they grace botanical gardens, golf courses, grand hotel foyers and the halls of discerning collectors. Increasingly, they are being snapped up by galleries and institutions abroad.
A study that follows Van Gogh from the early gloom-laden paintings in which he captured the misery of peasants and workers in his homeland, through his bright and colourful Parisian period, to the work of his final years, spent under a southern sun in Arles. Here, at last, he found the light that produced the unmistakable Van Gogh style.
Inspired by the bestselling Colour Yourself Calm, Creativity is the third in a new art-therapy adult colouring book series that will help with the practice of mindfulness and contemplation throughout the day.
On a dark night in Provence in December 1888 Vincent van Gogh cut off his ear. The author sets out to discover exactly what happened that night in Arles. Why would an artist at the height of his powers commit such a brutal act? Who was the mysterious 'Rachel' to whom he presented his macabre gift? Was it just his lobe, or his entire ear?
This highly illustrated overview of the state of painting documents concerns and ideas among contemporary painters. Often moving beyond the traditional image associated with this medium, this survey illustrates the richness, eclecticism, dynamism and contemporaneity of painting.