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Here are our latest and forthcoming books. For further information on each one, please click on the image or link.

Victor Willing

Visions

 

Foreword by Sir Nicholas Serota
Texts by John McEwen, Elizabeth Gilmore and Victoria Howarth

October 2019

£22.50

The first monograph in two decades to explore the work of a ground-breaking but overlooked painter described by Nicholas Serota as the ‘brightest of a bright generation’.

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A House With A Date Palm Will Never Starve – collectors’ edition

Michael Rakowitz & Friends

July 2019

Edition of 200

£50.00

A limited edition of the stunning cookbook in which an artist invites chefs to create mouth-watering dishes with a traditional Middle Eastern ingredient.

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An Alphabet of Animals

Carton Moore Park

April 2019

£16.99

An exquisite facsimile edition of a turn-of-the-century illustrated children’s ABC of animals.

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On Being An Artist – paperback

Sir Michael Craig-Martin

September 2019

£14.95

A unique mix of memoir, personal manifesto, and advice for the aspiring artist from Sir Michael Craig-Martin, one of the most influential teachers of recent decades, who has nurtured two generations of British artists.

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A House With A Date Palm Will Never Starve

Cooking With Date Syrup

 

Michael Rakowitz & Friends

July 2019

£19.95

An acclaimed artist invites chefs and food writers to create mouth-watering dishes with a traditional Middle Eastern ingredient.

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Paula Rego

Obedience and Defiance

 

Edited by Anthony Spira and Catherine Lampert
With texts by Catherine Lampert and Kate Zambreno

June 2019

£29.99

A major publication on the radical and political work of one of Britain’s most celebrated living figurative artists.

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Paul Gauguin’s Intimate Journals

Paul Gauguin
Preface by Emile Gauguin

March 2019

£22.50

A beautiful facsimile of the first English translation of Gauguin’s frank and entertaining memoir, written just before he died, in which he reveals his innermost thoughts on art, life and love.

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A Book of Elfin Rhymes

‘Norman’
Drawings by Carton Moore Park

October 2018

£16.99

An exquisite facsimile edition of a turn-of-the-century children’s book of rhymes that capture the mysterious and sometimes ridiculous world of goblins, witches and fairies.

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Little Women

Louisa M. Alcott
Abridged by W. Dingwall Fordyce
Illustrations by Norman Little

September 2018

£16.99

A charming abridged and illustrated facsimile edition of one of the most popular and widely read novels of all time, coinciding with the 150th anniversary of its publication.

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Edward Woodman

The Artist’s Eye

 

Edited by Gilane Tawadros and Judy Adam
Foreword by Phyllida Barlow
Texts by Gilane Tawadros and Woodrow Kernohan

November 2018

£30.00

The first overview of the work of the acclaimed photographer Edward Woodman, the photographer of choice for two generations of British artists.

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Des Hughes

I Want To Be Adored

 

Texts by Stephen Feeke, Bruce Haines and Harry Thorne

October 2018

£29.99

A beautiful and striking monograph on an artist whose idiosyncratic works display a witty, dark and sensitive humour, as well as an obsessive exploration of the traditions and materials of sculpture.

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Tim Braden

Looking and Painting

 

Texts by Christopher Bedford, Jennifer Higgie and Dominic Molon

September 2018

£24.99

The first book in a decade on a painter whose lush and seductive works in vivid brushstrokes and high-key colour dissolve and reassemble the world to re-present reality as something new and newly felt.

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Beautiful World, Where Are You?

Edited by Sinéad McCarthy

July 2018

£18.95

Published in association with Liverpool Biennial, this collection of commissioned texts and art works explores the state of the world today in a time of social, political and environmental turmoil.

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The Art of Rodin

Introduction by Louis Weinberg

July 2018 (first publ. 1918)

£19.95

A beautiful clothbound centenary facsimile of a rare early book on the father of modern sculpture.

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ABC

An Alphabet

Written and pictured by Mrs Arthur Gaskin

April 2018 (first publ. 1895)

£14.95

An exquisite facsimile edition of a classic Victorian children’s alphabet primer written and illustrated by a celebrated Arts and Crafts artist and designer.

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The Art of Aubrey Beardsley

Preface and introduction by Arthur Symons

April 2018 (first publ. 1918)

£19.95

A beautiful clothbound centenary facsimile of the first definitive book on the work of one of the most controversial and influential artists of the Aesthetic and Art Nouveau movements.

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The Christian Year in Painting

John S. Dixon

April 2018

£29.99

The only book in print to present paintings of all the key feasts in the Christian calendar by Old Masters from the early Renaissance onwards.

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59 Paintings

In which the artist considers the process of thinking about and making work

Paul Winstanley

April 2018

£22.50

An exquisitely designed and singular book presenting an acclaimed artist’s personal view about how paintings are conceived, made and interpreted.

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Becoming Henry Moore

Edited by Hannah Higham
Texts by Sebastiano Barassi, Tania Moore, Jon Wood

July 2017

£22.50

A gorgeous book exploring the formative years of the young Henry Moore and his emergence as an iconic modern sculptor of international repute.

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Fahrelnissa Zeid

Painter of Inner Worlds

Adila Laïdi-Hanieh

June 2017

£19.99

The extraordinary story of the life and work of the first female modern Turkish-Jordanian painter and a pioneer of twentieth-century abstraction.

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Daniel Buren Underground

Edited by Eleanor Pinfield
Foreword by Mark Wild
Texts by Tamsin Dillon, Eleanor Pinfield, Hans Ulrich Obrist
Interview by Tim Marlow

June 2017

£22.50

A rare book in English on one of the pioneer conceptual artists and a striking record of his art works for Tottenham Court Road Station, his only permanent commission in the UK

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Gillian Ayres

Foreword by Andrew Marr
Texts by Martin Gayford and David Cleaton-Roberts

April 2017

£45.00 SOLD OUT

The definitive monograph on one of Britain's most-respected and best-loved abstract painters of the postwar period.

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Fourth Plinth

How London Created the Smallest Sculpture Park in the World

Foreword by Grayson Perry
Texts by Isabel de Vasconcellos

January 2017

£22.50

The inside story of the most talked-about – and controversial – public art programme in the UK, and a celebration of the place of art in London’s daily life.

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