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

The Language of Ornament
  • Paperback
Dazzling – Harvard Magazine

Latin American Art of the 20th Century
  • Paperback
Richly illustrated … brings to life the work of many lesser-known artists from throughout the continent – Choice

Manet

Manet

and the Painters of Contemporary Life

  • Paperback
Brilliant and very well illustrated – The Art Quarterly

Maya Art and Architecture
  • Paperback
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 Architecture

Modern Architecture

A Critical History

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

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

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

Performance Art

Performance Art

From Futurism to the Present

  • Paperback
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.

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

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

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

Pop Art
  • Paperback
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