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Beautiful World, Where Are You?

Edited by Sinéad McCarthy

July 2018


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 Christian Year in Painting

John S. Dixon

April 2018


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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Fourth Plinth

How London Created the Smallest Sculpture Park in the World

Foreword by Grayson Perry
Texts by Isabel de Vasconcellos

January 2017


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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Could Have, Would Have, Should Have

Inside the World of the Art Collector


Tiqui Atencio

October 2016


A lively account of a lifelong activity seen variously as a heroic commitment or a crazy sickness.

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Public Art (Now)

Out of Time, Out of Place


Edited by Claire Doherty

March 2015

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This dynamic international survey brings together forty of the most significant and progressive artworks in the public realm over the past decade in an essential introduction to one of the most vibrant and radical areas of contemporary art.

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Home Truths

Photography and Motherhood


Edited by Susan Bright

October 2013


Published to coincide with a touring exhibition, this striking book examines contemporary interpretations of one of the most enduring subjects in the history of picture-making: the image of the mother.

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