Some of Thames & Hudson's current best sellers
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100 Works of Art That Will Define Our Age
This book dares to predict the 100 most significant works of art made since the 1990s – providing a clear and intelligent map through the thorny landscape of contemporary art. Accessible, incisive texts offer a biography of each piece, tracing its inception and impact, and showing how it provides a unique keyhole into the imagination of the artist who created it and the age in which we live.
City Cycling - Europe
These pocket-size, beautifully illustrated guides are designed to help you experience great cities from a bicycle – it's like having a local cyclist to show you around! Each volume has full maps with cycle routes marked, coffee and cake stops, and everything else you need: cycle-hire schemes, bike shops, places of interest and much more …
The set includes guides to Amsterdam, Antwerp & Ghent, Barcelona, Berlin, Copenhagen, London, Milan and Paris
Fashion: The Whole Story
With more than 1,000 illustrations, Fashion: The Whole Story presents the high points of fashion history throughout the world from the Greco–Roman period on and details the key pieces that define styles throughout fashion history. If you love fashion and would like to know more about it, look no further than this.
Cult Treasures & Spectacular Saints from the Catacombs
Following the success of 'The Empire of Death', which has attracted a global cult following, 'Heavenly Bodies' brings the 'catacomb saints' out of the darkness for the first time. The book includes arresting images of more than seventy spectacular jeweled skeletons and the fascinating stories of dozens more, accompanied by rare archive material. This is the first time that some of these incredible relics have appeared – both intriguing historical artifacts and masterpieces of artistic craftsmanship in their own right.
The Letters of Paul Cézanne
A singular thinker and an uncompromising seeker after artistic truth, Cézanne channelled a large part of his wide-ranging intellect and ferocious wit into his letters. Over 250 examples survive, to family, friends and major figures from the literary and art worlds. Punctuated by exasperated theorizing and philosophical reflection, outbursts of creative ecstasy and melancholic confession, the letters reveal both the heroic and the all-too-human qualities of the greatest artist of modern times.
The Mr Porter Paperback
The Manual for a Stylish Life - Volume Two
The Mr Porter Paperbacks define a whole new generation of men. Elegant, simple, classically contemporary, they include interviews, insider tips and much more. Volume Two features new knacks (5 Ways to Wear One Blazer), plus cars, bikes, gadgets and boys’ toys, as well as interviews with style icons.
The World According to Karl
The wit and wisdom of Karl Lagerfeld: fashion’s sharpest pin
The Complete Limited Editions Guide
This sequel to the classic Sneakers: The Complete Collectors’ Guide is a global survey and reference guide to the very best and most collectible limited-edition sneaker designs released over the last decade
Why It Does Not Have To Be In Focus
Modern Photography Explained
A lively, informed defence of modern photography. Choosing 100 key photographs, some of which were initially dismissed for being blurred, overexposed or ‘badly’ composed, the book examines what inspired each photographer in the first place and traces how the piece was made, bringing to light the layers of meaning and artifice behind these singular works.