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  • Inner Placesby James King

    Dundurn 2015; US$ 24.99

    David Milne was a modernist who broke the mould. In a precarious and roving life, he captured the texture of every place he lived in a different kind of landscape painting. Inner Places opens a window on Milne's constant spirit, his struggles to survive, and the many personal and professional lives of this Canadian original. more...

  • Augustus Johnby Michael Holroyd

    Head of Zeus 2015; US$ 11.65

    This 1997 revised and updated biography of the celebrated artist, using the mass of new material which has come to light since Holroyd's two-volume first edition in the mid 1970s, reveals the complete story of John and his circle, from one of our great biographers. John studied at the Slade with his sister Gwen before both of them went to Paris.... more...

  • Old Women and Art in the Early Modern Italian Domestic Interiorby Professor Erin J Campbell; Dr Allison Levy

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95

    Though portraits of old women mediate cultural preoccupations just as effectively as those of younger women, the scant published research on images of older women belies their significance within early modern Italy. This study examines the remarkable flowering, largely overlooked in portraiture scholarship to date, of portraits of old women in Northern... more...

  • The Spy Who Painted the Queenby Phil Tomaselli

    The History Press 2015; US$ 14.57

    In 1917 noted society portrait painter Philip de László, who painted such luminaries as the Pope, the Austrian emperor, King Edward VII and Pricne Louis Battenberg, was subjected to a secret tribunal which interned him for trading with the enemy. De László had pulled strings to be naturalised as British at the outbreak of the First World War, but... more...

  • Painting Still Life in Gouacheby Kevin Scully

    Crowood 2015; US$ 21.86

    Gouache is an exciting, forgiving and versatile fine art medium. It has a long history going back many centuries, but for some time it has been seen as a medium for illustrators and designers. It has now been rediscovered by the fine artist. In this beautiful book, Kevin Scully champions its cause and explores its attributes. He explains how it can... more...

  • Art and Devotion at a Buddhist Temple in the Indian Himalayaby Melissa R. Kerin

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 64.99

    Sixteenth-century wall paintings in a Buddhist temple in the Tibetan cultural zone of northwest India are the focus of this innovative and richly illustrated study. Initially shaped by one set of religious beliefs, the paintings have since been reinterpreted and retraced by a later Buddhist community, subsumed within its religious framework and communal... more...

  • The Magic of Watercolour Flowersby Paul Riley

    Pavilion Books 2015; US$ 21.86

    Watercolour is the ideal medium for painting flowers due to its wonderful translucency and in his new book, The Magic of Watercolour Flowers, Paul Riley shows readers how to paint colourful, vibrant flower paintings. He explains how to achieve exciting special effects in your flower compositions by using certain textural techniques, such as soft edges,... more...

  • Fine Art Tips with Lori McNeeby Lori Mcnee

    F+W Media 2015; US$ 29.99

    Lessons of a lifetime. 24 modern-day masters share secrets to their success. Since 2009, thousands of artists have flocked to Lori McNee's FineArtTips.com for creative and professional advice. A social media guru as well as a professional artist, McNee has assembled a diverse and impressive group of today's most popular artists to create Fine... more...

  • William Holman Hunt and Typological Symbolism (Routledge Revivals)by George P. Landow

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    In this study, first published in 1979, Landow contends that Hunt?s version of Pre-Raphaelitism concerned itself primarily with an elaborate system of painterly symbolism rather than with a photographic realism as has been usually supposed. Like Ruskin, Hunt believed that a symbolism based on scriptural typology ? the method of finding anticipations... more...

  • Van Gogh's Womenby Derek Fell

    Pavilion Books 2015; US$ 14.57

    A revealing and moving life of Vincent van Gogh, his search for love and devastating romantic losses. Thwarted passion, romantic disappointment, madness, and the redemptive power of genius - a portrait of the artist that views Vincent van Gogh and his work boldly anew. more...