Art

Modern & Contemporary Art

Thames & Hudson's list of inspiring books on Modern and Contemporary Art

Abstract Expressionism
  • Paperback
A valuable addition to the literature on Abstract Expressionism – The Burlington Magazine

American Art and Architecture
  • Paperback
All the major American artists and works are included; dozens of building types are illustrated and discussed – from the earliest colonial houses and churches to the most spectacular modernist and postmodernist stores, museums, stations, and iconic skyscrapers.

The American Dream

The American Dream

pop to the present

  • Hardback
Magnificent … beautifully designed with every image given space as well as a detailed explanation – Evening Standard

The American Dream

The American Dream

pop to the present

  • Paperback with flaps
Magnificent … beautifully designed with every image given space as well as a detailed explanation – Evening Standard

American Art Since 1945
  • Paperback
An excellent introduction to the social and political complexities surrounding the creation of ‘art history’ … a valuable addition to any library or reading list – The Lecturer

Art 21: 6

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Art in the Twenty-First Century 6

  • PLC (with jacket)
  • Distributed on behalf of Art 21
Who are today’s artists? What are they thinking about? How do they describe their work? Why do they do what they do?

Art/Fashion in the 21st Century
  • PLC (no jacket)
… a fascinating look at the relationship between interlocking worlds – Harper’s Bazaar

The Art of Not Making

The Art of Not Making

The New Artist / Artisan Relationship

  • Paperback with flaps
Glorious  – Harper’s Bazaar

Art and Religion
  • Paperback
A fully illustrated look at art that engages with a wide range of religious traditions and opens up debate on anything from extremism to environmental ethics – The Times

Artrage!

Artrage!

The Story of the BritArt Revolution

  • Hardback
... a well-illustrated, studiously researched book – Alastair Sooke, the Telegraph

Art and Religion in the 21st Century
  • PLC (no jacket)
A timely introduction to art that engages with spirituality today – Apollo

Art and Beauty
  • PLC (no jacket)
  • Distributed on behalf of David Zwirner Books
One of America’s most celebrated cartoonists, Robert Crumb helped define cartoon and punk subcultures of the 1960s and 1970s

Art in the Making

Art in the Making

Artists and their Materials from the Studio to Crowdsourcing

  • PLC (no jacket)
Full of very good surprises, unusual suspects and unexpected perspectives … illuminating and thought-provoking – we-make-money-not-art.com

Art of the Digital Age
  • Paperback with flaps
A highly attractive, accessible and beguiling introduction … highly recommended – The Art Book