However we define it, art defines us. Oxford fellow Stephen Farthing aids our efforts by pinpointing over 1,000 key paintings in art's long history. His selections encompass artwork from ancient Egypt to the present. Each illustrated entry places the painting within its historic and aesthetic context. A portable museum.
History - Contemporary (1945- ) Art - Tell Us: What Was Your First Work Of Art? An inspirational collection, No.1: First Works of 363 Artists showcases works by a variety of contemporary painters, photographers, ... - No.1: First Works of 362 Artists (Books)
The National Gallery in London houses one of the richest collections of Western European paintings in the world, ranging from the 13th to the 20th century. In this beautiful book, one hundred of the greatest works from the collection, each by a different artist, are presented in chronological order, and accompanied by a lively, informative text and full-page color reproductions....
Large-scale wall charts were fundamental tools of classroom instruction throughout Europe in the mid-nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Collected here for the first time in one deluxe volume are over 100 of these vintage educational posters now important relics in the history of science, art, and design. From the anatomy of a tulip or an apple tree to that of a hedgehog...
The first monograph on the iconic independent New York street fashion label Supreme. In April 1994, Supreme opened its doors on Lafayette Street in downtown Manhattan and became the home of New York City skate culture. Challenging the dominance of the established Wes Coast skater scene and the new conservatism of 1990s New York, Supreme defined the aesthetic of an era.
Featuring some of the most important contemporary tattoo artists who are making cutting-edge graphics, typography, and customized artistic masterpieces. Tatt Book: Visionaries of Tattoo is a unique collection of the designs of the most creative contemporary tattoo artists from around the world.
Random House The Art in the Streets Book. The Random House Art in the Streets Book Highlighting the connection between graffiti and street art and other vibrant subcultures, such as those that developed around Hip Hop in the Bronx and skateboarding in Southern California, Art in the Streets explores parallel movements in dance and music. 319 pages