World of Art Series

Thames & Hudson's famous World of Art series.
'Excellent and enduring ... has maintained its appeal over the years to teachers,
undergraduates and informed laymen alike'
The Art Newspaper

Manet

Manet

and the Painters of Contemporary Life

  • Paperback
Brilliant and very well illustrated – The Art Quarterly

Matisse
  • Paperback
The best book on this subject – The Sunday Times

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Maya Art and Architecture
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An eloquently written, beautifully illustrated, and completely up-to-date guide to the glories produced by ancient Maya artists, scribes, and architects – Michael D. Coe, author of The Maya

Minoan and Mycenaean Art
  • Paperback
An excellent short introduction – The Classical Review

Modern Sculpture

Modern Sculpture

A Concise History

  • Paperback
His ability to survey the accomplishments of the art since Rodin … is unsurpassed … This history is necessary reading for all who are interested in the art of our own day – Studio International

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Modern Architecture

Modern Architecture

A Critical History

  • Paperback
One of the most important works on modern architecture we have today – Architectural Design

Movements in Art Since 1945
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Wide-ranging, dispassionate, omnicompetent – The Sunday Times

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Palladio new
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Tavernor has done a first-rate job – Sir John Summerson, Architecture Today

Performance Art

Performance Art

From Futurism to the Present

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First published in 1979 and now extensively updated, this pioneering book has been expanded with a definitive account of the technological, political and aesthetic shifts in performance art that mark the early years of the twenty-first century.

The Photograph as Contemporary Art
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An introduction to contemporary art photography, identifying its most important features and themes and celebrating its exciting pluralism through an overview of its most important and innovative practitioners

Photography

Photography

A Concise History

  • Paperback
Essential reading for anyone… with an interest in the visual media, as well as for purveyors of the photographic image – British Book News

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

Pop Art
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A first rate short study of the subject – John Russell, The Sunday Times

Posters

Posters

A Concise History

  • Paperback
Lucid and thoughtful … A brief review can scarcely do justice to the richness and variety of poster design development as displayed in page after page of Mr Barnicoat's survey – Books and Bookmen