Kamers wat inspireer. Van die wereld van Æn kunskurator tot Æn dag in die lewe van Æn jong bakker wat weekliks honderde brode met die hand vorm. Van fynproewerskos tot unieke juwele. Van handgemaakte kaartjies tot die fynste porseleinskeppings, helende lyfprodukte, unieke wyne, klassieke klere en antieke meubels.
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?
Features one hundred iconic works of art and design, published to mark Design Museum's relaunch in Kensington. This title contains 100 world-famous designs, including the first Apple computer, chairs by Eames, Norman Foster blueprints and Alec Issigonis' iconic Mini Cooper.
Vogue On takes a completely fresh look at the Italian fashion designer, Giorgio Armani, who changed the face of fashion from haute couture to high street. This book is part of the successful series of branded fashion books with British Vogue with access to its unique archive of photographs and original illustrations.
The work of Banksy is unmistakable, except maybe when it's squatting in the Tate or New York's Metropolitan Museum. Banksy is responsible for decorating the streets, walls, bridges and zoos of towns and cites throughout the world. This fully coloured illustrated volume presents the best of his work.
David Hockney's career has spanned and epitomised the art movements of the past five decades. Volume 1 covered his early life. This volume finds him flitting between Notting Hill and California, where he took inspiration for the swimming pool series of paintings. It also illuminates the glamorous circles he moved in, and his relationships.
James Mallord William Turner (1775- 1851) was both the most admired and the most derided painter of his time. His ambition was to excel in all forms of painting and he worked with every possible painterly medium. This short biography reveals the genius of the artist and the abiding qualities of the man.
Joseph Cornell created a "poetic theatre of memory" from his fantasies. This volume probes Cornell's imagery in his earliest Surrealist-inspired collages of the 1930s, his box constructions of the 1940s and 1950s, his experimental films, and his final collages in his last years.
Art, William Kentridge says, is its own form of knowledge. It does not simply supplement the real world, and cannot be purely understood in the rational terms of academic disciplines. The studio is where linear thinking is abandoned and the material processes of the eye, the hand, the charcoal and paper become themselves the guides of creativity.