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

Le Corbusier
  • Paperback
Scholarly and delightful … exquisitely crafted text is a masterpiece in itself … should be essential reading for all present and future architectural students … read, absorb, enjoy! – ASI Journal

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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Henry Moore
  • Paperback
An intimate portrait of the sculptor … scholarly and analytical – The New York Times

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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.

The Photograph as Contemporary Art
  • Paperback
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
  • Paperback
A stimulating and stringent work by an exceptional critic – The Sunday Telegraph