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

Hindu Art and Architecture
  • Paperback
An invaluable survey looking at shrines consecrated to Hindu cults as well as works of art portraying Hindu divinities and the great mythological narratives

History of Film
  • Paperback
Concise, serious, but very readable – Library Review

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

Impressionism

Impressionism

Origins, Practice, Reception

  • Paperback
Belinda Thomson's Impressionism is an art-historical tour de force, compressing into a relatively short text an enormous amount of information … it is incisive and original … full of new insights and informed by recent developments in the social history of art … eloquent and eminently readable – Linda Nochlin

Indian Art

Indian Art

A Concise History

  • Paperback
An excellent survey for the general reader – Arts of Asia

Internet Art
  • Paperback
Superlative … surely the most worthwhile title to come along from Thames & Hudson’s World of Art series in a very long time – Art Monthly

Interior Design Since 1900
  • Paperback
A stimulating, introductory dip into the mainstream (and significant off-beat) interior design styles of the last century … there is a lot in this volume that even the well versed will find worthwhile – House & Garden

Islamic Art and Architecture
  • Paperback
Covering a thousand years of history and an area stretching from the Atlantic to the borders of India and China, this accessible and definitive guide traces the evolution of an extraordinary range of Islamic art forms

Italian Architecture

Italian Architecture

From Michelangelo to Borromini

  • Paperback
Absorbing… rich in practical insights… the photographs are magnificent – The Independent

Italian Baroque Sculpture
  • Paperback
A most enjoyable wander through some decidedly unknown territory – The Spectator

Japanese Art
  • Paperback
Surveys authoritatively and provocatively the arts of Japan from the prehistoric period to the present, bringing together the results of the most recent research on the subject

Jewelry

Jewelry

From Antiquity to the Present

  • Paperback
Phillips has achieved the remarkable feat of describing and illustrating hundreds of objects set within a well written narrative … her approach is remarkably fresh … This admirable volume is excellent value with its impeccable text and numerous illustrations – Journal of the Royal Society of Arts

Klimt
  • Paperback
Scholarly and entertaining – The European

The Language of Ornament
  • Paperback
Dazzling – Harvard Magazine