New Horizons series

Artist Monographs

Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon

'Taking Reality by Surprise'

  • Paperback

Cézanne

Cézanne

The First Modern Painter

  • Paperback
In this profusely illustrated, pocket-size book Cézanne's story is told in his own words, in those of his friends, and in the accolades of great artists, philosophers and critics.

Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo

'I Paint my Reality'

  • Paperback
Admired by the Surrealists and photographed by the greatest, Frida Kahlo was most renowned for her self-portraits and unusual still lifes. She learned about suffering at an early age. She contracted polio when she was six and was seriously maimed in a bus accident at the age of eighteen, which led to injuries that affected her for the rest of her life.

Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci

Renaissance Man

  • Paperback
Hundreds of illustrations of Leonardo's paintings, sketches and designs are closely integrated with detailed, fascinating texts and contemporary documents.

Monet

Monet

The Ultimate Impressionist

  • Paperback

Rembrandt

Rembrandt

Substance and Shadow

  • Paperback
Supremely successful at the beginning of his life; lonely, bankrupt and virtually ignored at its end, Rembrandt produced some of the most powerful and psychologically penetrating works in the whole of world art.

Rodin

Rodin

The Hands of Genius

  • Paperback
Over 200 illustrations, including drawings, contemporary photographs of Rodin, his studio and models, and fascinating documents reveal Rodin's life and working practice

Egon Schiele

Egon Schiele

The Egoist

  • Paperback
This profusely illustrated book surveys Schiele’s extraordinary life, and delves into both the controversial sexual themes and neglected aspects of his art, notably his formal experiments and his later expressionist portraits and allegorical paintings

Toulouse-Lautrec

Toulouse-Lautrec

Painter of the Night

  • Paperback
Through the intensity of Touluse-Lautrec's artistic vision, that world of singers, dancers and prostitutes lives on. His letters and the reminiscences of his friends chart the progress of his art from boyhood to his death at the age of thirty-six.

J. M. W. Turner

J. M. W. Turner

The Man Who Set Painting on Fire

  • Paperback
Concise, well illustrated, carefully researched and stylishly written with a fascinating chapter on documents and letters – Artists & Illustrators Magazine

Van Gogh

Van Gogh

The Passionate Eye

  • Paperback
As well as the many reproductions of paintings and drawings by Van Gogh and his contemporaries, extensive documentary evidence includes extracts from his letters, critical writings and documentary photographs.