Art – Monographs

We have a broad list of art books to suit a range of tastes and interests, from monographs and exhibition catalogues to anthologies and illustrated biographies.

Love Me Or Leave Me Alone

The Very Public Art of Heather Peak and Ivan Morison


Texts by Claire Doherty and Gavin Wade

June 2022


The first retrospective monograph on one of Britain’s most progressive and socially conscious artist duos working internationally today.

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Josef Albers

Discovery and Invention – The Early Graphic Works


Foreword by David Cleaton-Roberts
Texts by Brenda Danilowitz and Jeannette Redensek

January 2022


Offers a fresh and surprising view of a celebrated pioneer of modernism and one of the most important artists of the twentieth century.

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Modern World

The Art of Richard Hamilton


Michael Bracewell

January 2021


A brilliant new introduction to the art of one of the most influential and prescient artists of the 20th century, whose seminal work explored postwar consumer society and 'pop' culture.

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Between the Lines

Critical Writings on Sean Scully – The Early Years


Edited by Faye Fleming and Oscar Humphries
Introduction by Martin Gayford

January 2021


A lavishly illustrated and beautifully produced collection of writings on one of today’s most important and best-loved abstract painters, covering the first three decades of the career.

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Victor Willing



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

October 2019


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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Paula Rego

Obedience and Defiance


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

June 2019


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

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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


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


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


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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The Art of Rodin

Introduction by Louis Weinberg

July 2018 (first publ. 1918)


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

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The Art of Aubrey Beardsley

Preface and introduction by Arthur Symons

April 2018 (first publ. 1918)


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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59 Paintings

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

Paul Winstanley

April 2018


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


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


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


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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Bettina von Zwehl and Josh Cohen

July 2016


This highly conceptual and beautiful art work in book form is the result of a unique collaboration between an artist photographer and psychoanalyst writer.

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Stuart Haygarth

April 2016


In this original and striking book, artist and designer Stuart Haygarth presents his series of seductively beautiful photographs of some of the thousands of discarded man-made objects that he found while walking along the entire English south coast.

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Clare Woods

Strange Meetings


Foreword by Andrew Marr
Texts by Michael Bracewell, Rebecca Daniels, Jennifer Higgie and Simon Martin

April 2016


Presents one of the most significant British painters today, whose works hover between abstraction and representation, expressing a poetic romanticism and an unnerving psychic charge.

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Dough Portraits

Søren Dahlgaard

October 2015


A visually stunning and hilarious book by Danish artist Søren Dahlgaard, who creates absurdist portraits of people with their heads encased in dough.

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Gideon Rubin special edition

Texts by Gabriel Coxhead, Martin Herbert, Aya Lurie,
Sarah Suzuki

July 2015

Special edition £600.00

Edition of 100

A special edition of this exquisite book on the acclaimed young Israeli painter Gideon Rubin, presented in a slipcase with a hand-painted gouache design, limited to 100 copies (20 each of 5 designs).

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Gideon Rubin

Texts by Gabriel Coxhead, Martin Herbert, Aya Lurie,
Sarah Suzuki

July 2015

£29.99 SOLD OUT

This exquisite book is the first monograph on the acclaimed young Israeli painter Gideon Rubin, celebrated for his haunting yet compelling portraits of faceless subjects that are drawn from found photographs, newspapers and magazines.

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A K Dolven

Please Return


Edited by Gaby Hartel

February 2015


This compelling book presents a decade of work by the acclaimed Norwegian artist. Employing a diverse range of media, her complex and disorientating art explores the relationship between individuals and their surroundings.

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Many Faces of Jonathan Yeo_front jacket

The Many Faces of Jonathan Yeo

Texts by Martin Gayford, Giles Coren and Sarah Howgate

October 2013


Coinciding with an exhibition at London’s National Portrait Gallery, this is the first major publication on one of Britain’s best-known portrait painters. More than a monograph on a single artist, the book explores the state of portraiture today and the risks faced by both portraitist and sitter.

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Incredible Tretchikoff

Boris Gorelik

July 2013

e-book £9.99 / £8.32

Published to coincide with the centenary of his birth, this book tells the enthralling story of this flamboyant and controversial artist from his humble beginnings to the highs and lows of later life.

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Edited by Anthony Spira and Natalie Hope O'Donnell

July 2012

£35.00  SOLD OUT

A major monograph on the visionary Norwegian artist Hariton Pushwagner, celebrated for his epic satires on modern society, as well as for his hedonistic and unconventional lifestyle.

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