Art as Jewellery: From Calder to KapoorIncludes an introduction by Vivienne Becker, an award-winning jewelry writer, and a contribution from Julia Peyton Jones, previous director of the Serpentine Gallery, LondonA marvellous array of images, from archived photographs and sketches that have not been ..
Art Record Covers. 40th Ed.Since the dawn of modernism, visual and music production have had a particularly intimate relationship. From Luigi Russolo’s 1913 Futurist manifesto L’Arte dei Rumori (The Art of Noise) to Marcel Duchamp’s 1925 double-sided discs Rotoreliefs, the 20th century saw ever more..
Auguste Racinet. The Costume HistoryOriginally published in France between 1876 and 1888, Auguste Racinet’s Le Costume historique was in its day the most wide-ranging and incisive study of clothing ever attempted. Covering the world history of costume, dress, and style from antiquity through to the ..
Ausgezeichnet! Most Excellent!: Jewellery - Art for HeroesAn artistic reflection on modern heroes and modes of distinctionAccompanies the international Ausgezeichnet! Most Excellent! exhibition in Chemnitz, Germany, from November 2015 to February 2016Heroes - the concept dates back to the dawn of ci..
Balandran, The Giles W. Mead and Parry Mead Murray Collection of Aymara Ponchos The weavings of the Aymara People in Bolivia include many different styles and types. This catalogue focuses specifically on the large Balandrán Ponchos of the 18th and 19th Century. Although Ponchos had been used b..
Barron & Larcher Textile DesignersThe story of pioneering modernist designer-makers Phylis Barron and Dorothy LarcherExplores how Barron and Larcher built a hand-printed textile business that counted Coco Chanel and the Duke of Westminster among its clientsIncludes historic and contemporary illu..
Basilius Besler. Florilegium. The Book of PlantsA magnificent pictorial document of the flowers grown in the greatest German garden of its time, the Hortus Eystettensis is in a class of its own when it comes to the range of flowers engraved.First published in 1613, the 367 copperplate engravings by ..
Bauhaus. Updated EditionIn a fleeting 14-year period between two world wars, Germany’s Bauhaus school of art and design changed the face of modernity. With utopian ideas for the future, the school developed a pioneering fusion of fine art, craftsmanship, and technology, which they applied across med..
Bernhard Schobinger There is no doubt at all about Bernhard Schobinger being a megastar of the contemporary jewellery scene. Whereas his earlier jewellery reveals the influence of Punk and the radical negation of middle-class values, more recent pieces tend to emanate an aura of mysticism. An e..
Bruegel. The Complete Paintings. 40th Ed.The life and times of Pieter Bruegel the Elder (c. 1526/30–1569) were marked by stark cultural conflict. He witnessed religious wars, the Duke of Alba’s brutal rule as governor of the Netherlands, and the palpable effects of the Inquisition. To this day, the ..
CabinsEver since Henry David Thoreau’s described his two years, two months, and two days of refuge existence at Walden Pond, Massachusetts, in Walden, or, Life in the Woods (1854), the idea of a cabin dwelling has seduced the modern psyche.In the past decade, as our material existence and environmen..