Art

World Art

Islamic calligraphy, African tribal decoration, Egyptian faience, Aboriginal art, Buddhist signs and symbols … Our meticulously researched books on ethnic and international art encompass a huge array of subjects and range from concise, profusely illustrated surveys in the World of Art series to sumptuous major volumes.

Aboriginal Art
  • Paperback
The story of Aboriginal art is brought into the 21st century in this revised and expanded third edition with a new chapter that maps the latest developments across each of Australia's regions

The Ajanta Caves

The Ajanta Caves

Ancient Paintings of Buddhist India

  • Paperback with flaps
The Ajanta paintings are reproduced truly for the first time in all their actual ravishing colours and incredible flowing, loving detail … one of the most gorgeous and stimulating books of Indian art ever produced – The Times Higher Education Supplement

Islamic Art

Al-Fann: Art from the Islamic Civilization

From the al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait

  • Hardback
  • Distributed on behalf of The al-Sabah Collection

Art from the Islamic Civilzation

Al-Fann: Art from the Islamic Civilization

From the al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait

  • Paperback with flaps
  • Distributed on behalf of The al-Sabah Collection
Illustrates 300 from among the most beautiful objects in the Collection and, for those exploring the Islamic world for the first time, describes its culture and art on a chronological and thematic basis

Ancient Echoes

Ancient Echoes

The Mark Gordon Collection of Southeast Asian Indigenous Art

  • Paperback with flaps
  • Distributed on behalf of Mark Gordon
An irreplaceable artistic resource that documents the sophisticated aesthetic traditions of the region’s ancient but lesser known indigenous cultures

Art of MesoAmerica

The Art of Mesoamerica

From Olmec to Aztec

  • Paperback
An expert’s account … accompanied by superb illustrations  – The Times Literary Supplement

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Arts of the Hellenized
  • Paperback
A stunningly produced volume with an abundance of sumptuous illustrations and informative essays … a wonderful book for art-lovers in general – Minerva

Art in Oceania

Art in Oceania

A New History

  • Hardback
A brilliant and highly original achievement. Nuanced, multi-disciplinary and fully collaborative in authorship and spirit … this book will undoubtedly stand as the definitive introduction and reference work on the rich and diverse arts of Pacific peoples for many years to come. – Ruth B. Phillips, Canada Research Chair in Aboriginal Art and Culture and Professor of Art History, Carleton University

Art of the Andes

Art of the Andes

From Chavín to Inca

  • Paperback
Fills a void in the genre ... excellent descriptions and interpretations – Latin American Antiquity

Arts of Southeast Asia
  • Paperback
Recent research offers new insights into the interpretation and importance of Southeast Asian art, and local artists are embracing new subjects and media as the area opens up to world travel and communication.

Art and Architecture in Mexico
  • Paperback
Oles provides a sweeping panorama of five rich and diverse centuries of Mexican art and architecture. The best and most up-to-date survey of its kind – Alan Knight, Oxford University

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Art from Milingimbi

Taking memories back

  • Paperback
  • Distributed on behalf of The Art Gallery of New South Wales

Asian Theatre Puppets

Asian Theatre Puppets

Creativity, Culture and Craftsmanship: From the Collection of Paul Lin

  • Hardback
300 colour photographs present the world’s most comprehensive collection of Asian theatre puppets and artifacts.