"LaChapelle Heaven to Hell" is the long-awaited third volume in an exhilarating trilogy that began with "LaChapelle Land" (1996) and continued with the infamous "Hotel LaChapelle" (1999). Packed with astonishing, color-saturated, and provocative images, those titles both be... read more
|Series:||One A Day|
One Zentangle A Day is a beautiful interactive book teaching the principles of Zentangles as well as offering fun, related drawing exercises. Zentangles are a new trend in the drawing and paper arts world. The concept was started by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas as a way to practice focus and med... read more
This invaluable reference book explores the background to 400 years of opera the composers, the singers, plus the buildings and festivals that have developed to showcase them. The development of opera is explored and set in its political and social context. At the heart of this book are concise biogra... read more
Paris is one of the artistic capitals of Europe. For centuries, the city has produced, and been home to, countless artists and artistic movements. This volume will help you find the best examples of each period in the city s museums and architecture."
|Author:||Anne Mueller von der Haegen|
|Series:||Art & Architecture|
Tuscany is a fascinating region to experience art and architecture in a unique and personal way. Literally in every corner of Tuscany you find century-old churches, castles, beautiful manor houses and villas. The museums in Tuscany are loaded with incredible masterpieces of art starting from Etruscan ... read more
This compact tome delivers a brief but excellent "tour" of Venice through its photographs and descriptions. Though small in size it offers a huge amount of information on art and architecture, as the title implies, but also on history and some of the traditions. Separate articles are dedicated to spec... read more
Alongside 40 Vettriano paintings are stories, poems, dialogue from plays, an other fine examples of Scottish writing. Smith has woven an anthology of new and old writing round the painter''s images, complementing and extending them.'
"The Natural World in Watercolour" explores the relationship between nature and art and offers sound advice on how to translate its organic properties into painting using a range of watercolour techniques. Ideal for those with a basic grasp of watercolour painting, this bo... read more
Pathfinders, outsiders, revivers and traditionalists--this comprehensive illustrated guide presents the most important personalities of European art in alphabetical order. More than 1,000 pictures serve as an invitation to discover the m... read more
Da Vinci in detail: Leonardo's life and work - the definitive edition. All pictures, all drawings!
Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) possessed one of the greatest minds of all time; his importance and influence are inestimable. This two-volume, midsize format comprehensive survey is the... read more
|Reading Level:||very good|
Voyages of Discovery is a mesmerising visual record of ten of the world's most significant natural history expeditions. Superb artworks and photographs spanning three centuries document advances and watersheds in ... read more