Weavings of Nomads in Iran: Warp-faced Bands and Related TextilesThere is a rich tradition of hand-woven bands made by the nomadic pastoralists of Iran. They have a large and detailed design vocabulary and were executed using weaving skills that were not exceeded by any other weaving tradition. No s..
What Great Paintings Say. 100 Masterpieces in DetailThis important addition to our understanding of art history’s masterworks puts some of the world’s most famous paintings under a magnifying glass to uncover their most small and subtle elements and all they reveal about a bygone time, place, and cu..
Wolfgang Tillmans. four books. 40th Ed.Like hardly any other artist of his generation, Wolfgang Tillmans has shaped our perception of the world. From early portraits of his friends to still lifes, travel shots, nudes, landscape and sky photographs, to his abstract work, Tillmans has created a multit..
Woven Masterpieces of Sikh Heritage: The Stylistic Development of the Kashmir Shawl Under Maharaja Ranjit Singh (1780-1839)In this new, ground-breaking work, Woven Masterpieces of Sikh Heritage, Frank Ames’ unique passion for the subject reveals the events and ideas that transpired within this Khals..
Yang Liu. Man meets WomanImagine a setting in which a man wearing a dress might be as habitual as a woman in trousers. Where a woman exposing herself in public wasn’t sexy, but as creepy as a male flasher. Where professional status and success presented the same prospects for both sexes.In this volu..
Yang Liu. Today meets YesterdayLeading graphic designer Yang Liu brings the way we were face to face with the way we are. Reissued in four languages, Today meets Yesterday deploys vivid pictogram pairings to explore the transformations, and the challenges, of our ever-evolving world.Liu has made her..
Zandra Rhodes : Textile Revolution: Medals, Wiggles and Pop 1961-1971Pop art created a fresh new outlook using everyday objects and design conflating high and low culture into a bright bold aesthetic. Fueled by the prestigious art schools in London specifically the Royal College of Arts, the Pop art..