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Lund Humphries - Celebrating 75 Years of Art Book Publishing

Celebrating 75 Years of Art Book Publishing

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Recently Published Titles

Ruskin's Venice:  The Stones Revisited New Edition
Ruskin's Venice: The Stones Revisited New Edition
Sarah Quill

Ruskin's Venice: The Stones Revisited New Edition

In Ruskin’s Venice: The Stones Revisited, newly published in a revised, extended and re-designed edition, photographer Sarah Quill has selected passages from Ruskin’s The Stones of Venice and has linked them to her own photographs of Venetian architecture, so creating a fascinating guide that fuses Ruskin's vision of the city with images of the present day. This new edition incorporates up-to-date views of buildings which have been cleaned since ...

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Anthony McCall
Anthony McCall
Graham Ellard and Stephen Johnstone

Anthony McCall

Notebooks and Conversations

Charting the development of the studio practice of artist Anthony McCall (b. 1946), this publication features facsimile reproductions of pages from McCall's extensive archive of notebooks, which are supported by production scores and installation photographs. It was formed out of a series of discussions that took place over the last decade ...

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Piero di Cosimo
Piero di Cosimo
Edited by Gretchen A. Hirschauer and Dennis Geronimus with contributions by Virginia Brilliant, David Franklin, Alison Luchs, Serena Padovani and Elizabeth Walmsley

Piero di Cosimo

The Poetry of Painting in Renaissance Florence

Born in 1462, an auspicious time for hopeful young painters in Renaissance Florence, Piero di Cosimo left the city’s artistic landscape forever changed upon his death in 1522. The singular vision of this highly esteemed painter is beautifully presented in this important publication, which accompanies the first-ever retrospective of Piero's ...

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Making Art in Africa
Making Art in Africa
Edited by Polly Savage with essays by Robert Loder and John Picton and a Foreword by Sir Anthony Caro

Making Art in Africa

1960–2010

What does it mean to make art in Africa? In Making Art in Africa, 60 of the continent’s leading artists give very different answers to this question through a series of extraordinary first-hand commentaries relating to specific works.

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Forthcoming Titles

Barbara Hepworth: The Plasters
Barbara Hepworth: The Plasters
Edited by Sophie Bowness with contributions by Sophie Bowness, David Chipperfield, Frances Guy, Jackie Heuman, Tessa Jackson, Simon Wallis and Gordon Watson

Barbara Hepworth: The Plasters

The Gift to Wakefield

Newly published in paperback to coincide with the Barbara Hepworth retrospective exhibition at Tate Britain in 2015, this fascinating book combines a fully illustrated catalogue of the sculptor's surviving prototypes in plaster (and a number also in aluminium and wood), generously gifted to The Hepworth Wakefield by the Hepworth Estate, with ...

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The Drawings of Barbara Hepworth
The Drawings of Barbara Hepworth
Alan Wilkinson

The Drawings of Barbara Hepworth

Barbara Hepworth (1903−1975), to many the greatest female sculptor in the history of Western art, is widely considered to be one of the most important British artists of the 20th century and a key figure in the development of British modernism. As the first in-depth and fully illustrated survey of Hepworth's drawings and oil paintings in nearly fifty years, which features the most comprehensive selection to date of works from all periods, many of ...

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Tom Hammick
Tom Hammick
Julian Bell

Tom Hammick

Wall, Window, World

This is the first book to survey the work of painter and printmaker Tom Hammick (b.1963). It sets Hammick's art within the context of contemporary debates about painting while relating it to the two-centuries-old Romantic tradition. Informed by the author’s sustained contact with Hammick over many years, illustrated with over 120 carefully ...

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Philip Reeves
Philip Reeves
Christopher Andreae, with a Foreword by Duncan Macmillan

Philip Reeves

Artist Philip Reeves (b.1931, Cheltenham) has lived and worked in Glasgow since the mid-1950s. Landscape and cityscape underpin his artistic vision, which has explored varying degrees of representation and realism, as well as an ever-evolving abstraction. This long overdue book is the first to survey his entire career, covering his printmaking, watercolour painting, drawing, collage and reliefs. The breadth of Reeves's work, illustrated extensively ...

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