The Curator's Handbook
Museums, Commercial Galleries, Independent Spaces
From pitching your ideas and writing loan requests to working with artists, lenders and art handlers; from writing interpretation material to installing and promoting your exhibition, this is the most clear and complete guide yet to the art of curating.
How to Write About Contemporary Art
This is the definitive guide to writing engagingly about the art of our time. In counselling the reader against common pitfalls such as jargon and poor structure Gilda Williams points instead to the power of close looking and research, showing how to deploy language effectively; how to develop new ideas; and how to construct compelling texts.
The London County Council Bomb Damage Maps 1939-1945
This landmark publication offers an invaluable graphic representation of the bombardment of London during the Second World War, complete with archival photographs and tables of often grim statistics.
The Photograph as Contemporary Art
Including more than 200 colour illustrations, this new edition brings the story of contemporary art photography up to date with a revised introduction outlining the evolution of photography from documentary tool to art form, and an updated final chapter focusing on the younger generation of artists.
The Street Photographer's Manual
Whether dark, edgy or humorous, street photography shows us that daily life can be a little surreal but also gently poignant. Photo sharing has rejuvenated the genre, and its spirit has been reborn.
Writers & Artists Under English Skies
Writers and artists across the centuries, looking up at the same skies and walking in the same air, have felt very different things. This is the story of English culture over a thousand years told as the story of changing ideas about the weather.
What's Hidden in the Woods?
includes RGB 'magic' glasses
An original children’s book that draws on the magical power of RGB images to reveal nature’s surprises.