World of Art series

Artist Monographs

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Francis Bacon
  • Paperback
The most sensitive assessment of Bacon, artist and man, that I have yet read – Art and Artists

Constable
  • Paperback
From sketchy to finished, from minutely detailed to expressionist, Constable's paintings, watercolours and drawings are discussed against the background of a complex period in British history.

Marcel Duchamp
  • Paperback
Thirty years of research have gone into this accessible text on a complex artist. Written with the enthusiastic support of Duchamp’s widow, this is one of the most original and important books ever written on this enigmatic artist

Gainsborough
  • Paperback
Gainsborough is placed in the premier division of British artists in this perceptive monograph – The Independent

Gauguin
  • Paperback
A pithy short biography and an analytical evaluation written with energy and zest – The Sunday Times

Barbara Hepworth
  • Paperback
Traces her development with affectionate thoroughness and an enjoyable body of illustrations – Art Review

David Hockney
  • Paperback
A delight to read … the first major study of the artist’s career – Apollo

Klimt
  • Paperback
Scholarly and entertaining – The European

Manet

Manet

and the Painters of Contemporary Life

  • Paperback
Brilliant and very well illustrated – The Art Quarterly

Picasso
  • Paperback
A stimulating and stringent work by an exceptional critic – The Sunday Telegraph

Rodin
  • Paperback
M. Champigneulle wins out… by the quality of heartfelt and lifelong experience which he brings to the narrative – Sunday Times

Egon Schiele
  • Paperback
Short, pithy, telling biography … as good and thorough an introduction to … Schiele’s art, life and times as could be hoped for – Apollo

Toulouse-Lautrec
  • Paperback
A wealth of contemporary material - correspondence, photographs, reviews, anecdotes and reminiscences - sheds new light on the challenges that faced Lautrec and on his relationships with his contemporaries, including Degas and Van Gogh.

Van Gogh
  • Paperback
A fresh and thorough appraisal – Good Book Guide