Choosing 100 key photographs, the author examines what inspired each photographer in the first place, and traces how the piece was executed. She brings to light the layers of meaning and artifice behind these singular works, some of which were initially dismissed out of hand for being blurred.
Accompanying the first major survey of William Blake's work to be held since 2000, this book presents a comprehensive overview of his work, foregrounding his relationship with the art world of his time and telling the stories behind some of the most iconic images in the history of British art.
Windows in Art is a unique new survey of an intriguing but overlooked subject in art across the centuries. Featuring 90 works by such eminent artists as Caravaggio, Dali, Hammershoi, Hockney, Hopper, Matisse, Titian and Vermeer, the lively and informative text illuminates the role of the window in painting as both object and metaphor.
An inspirational reference book which visits twenty of the most beautiful winter gardens in Britain and France before detailing over 300 plants and species you can use to transform your garden in this most underappreciated season.