In 2013 picture researcher and former publisher Stephen Ellcock began selecting imagery and posting them on his Visual Rapture Facebook page. Five years and 300,000 followers later, Ellcock has an international following who avidly await his daily uploads and his carefully curated and sequenced albums of images.
An authoritative look at William Blake's life and enduring relevance as a prophetic artist, poet, and printmaker
Renaissance sculptor Bertoldo di Giovanni (ca. 1440-1491) was a student of Donatello, a teacher of Michelangelo, and a favourite of Lorenzo de' Medici "il Magnifico," his principal patron. Bertoldo was one of the first sculptors to create statuettes in bronze.
A comprehensive overview on the French artist who has transformed cities worldwide with his epic portraits of their inhabitants
A new perspective on the brilliance of one of Western art’s most celebrated visionaries through an esteemed collection of drawings
The works of Michelangelo (1475–1564) remain an enduring source of awe and fascination more than 500 years after his death.$39.95ISBN: 9781911282488Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Giles - October 8th, 2019
John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) was one of the greatest portrait artists of his time. While he is best known for his powerful paintings, he largely ceased painting portraits in 1907 and turned instead to charcoal drawings to satisfy portrait commissions.$17.95ISBN: 9781855147423Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: National Portrait Gallery - October 8th, 2019
An affordable collection of writer's portraits, from Stephen Hawking to Samuel Pepys$60.00ISBN: 9788829701292Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Marsilio Editori - March 17th, 2020
A visual biography of the great patron and collector
This book offers a thorough visual biography of the life of Peggy Guggenheim (1898-1979) as collector, through a selection of works from the world-renowned collection she established primarily between 1938 and 1946, and to which she would continue to add for the rest of her life.$60.00ISBN: 9781912520305Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Royal Academy of Arts - December 17th, 2019
Sculptor Antony Gormley (born 1950) has become a household name, particularly in his native Britain, thanks to his prominent public installations and major solo shows. Awarded the Turner Prize in 1994, he was knighted in 2014.$29.95ISBN: 9780814255339Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Trillium - September 6th, 2019Humorist, cartoonist, writer, playwright. James Thurber was to the twentieth century what Mark Twain was to the nineteenth. At one point, his books were the most read of any American in the world. His work could be found anywhere—from the pages of the New Yorker to the pages of children’s books, from illustrated advertisements to tea towels and dresses.$60.00ISBN: 9781944929220Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Matthew Marks Gallery - October 22nd, 2019
Though Los Angeles artist Ken Price (1935-2012) is best known as a sculptor in ceramic, drawing was always a central component of his art: "For me drawing is really flexible," he once stated, "and I use it in different ways. It's my way of developing ideas." Ken Price: Drawings brings out this facet of Price's work fully for the first time.$45.00ISBN: 9780878468669Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: MFA Publications - November 19th, 2019
The first book to focus exclusively on Hokusai's landscapes, by one of the world's leading ukiyo-e specialists