This compelling narrative goes behind the scenes with the world’s most important living artists to humanize and demystify contemporary art.
For many, Salvador Dalí (1904–1989) represents the Surrealist painter par excellence, one whose work explored his own dream life, hallucinations,
Winner of a 2017 Christianity Today Book Award*****Some of the greatest painters, musicians, architects, writers, filmmakers, and poets have taken
The glory of growing older is the freedom to be more truly ourselves—with age we gain the liberty to pursue
John Richardson draws on the same combination of lively writing, critical astuteness, exhaustive research, and personal experience which made a
“A sensory tour de force.” —Caitlin Fitz, The Atlantic In this intimate portrait of the painter John Singleton Copley and
THE LIFE LEONARDO DA VINCI. Among the many distinguished individuals who flourished in Italy during the early part of the
In nearly 1500 entries, many of them strikingly and often surprisingly illustrated, J. C. Cooper has documented the history and
The definitive, must-have guide to pursuing an art career—the fully revised and updated edition of Art/Work, now in its fourteenth
Sculptor, architect, painter, playwright, and scenographer, Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598–1680) was the last of the great universal artistic geniuses of
The first biography of America’s greatest twentieth-century sculptor, Alexander Calder: an authoritative and revelatory achievement, based on a wealth of
This books contains Lorraine Kelly’s paintings and drawings containing Celtic Knots. Some of the traditional designs in this book have
From the salt marshes and moss-draped live oaks of the South Carolina Lowcountry to the New York art world, Clear
What makes creative people tick? Ellen Palestrant’s conversations with diverse creators gives readers fascinating insights into the commonalities, the differences,
Every artist needs a little pep talk now and then. An inspiring tool and beautiful art book in one, Creative
Drawing on unpublished documents and oral histories, an illustrated examination of an iconic artwork of an artist who has made
A remarkable illustrated volume of artwork and images selected from the diaries David Sedaris has been creating for four decades
This is the second volume of a new series of publications by Delphi Classics, the best-selling publisher of classical works.
The ‘Divine’ sculptor, painter, architect, poet and engineer, Michelangelo Buonarroti exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art,
This is the third volume of a new series of publications by Delphi Classics, the best-selling publisher of classical works.
This charming book introduces one of the most popular artists of the twentieth century, Diego Rivera, to young readers. It
Gustave Doré’s Romantic style of illustration, supremely imaginative and richly detailed, was ideally suited to literary subjects. His wood-engraved illustrations
Another gorgeous copublication with the Christine Burgin Gallery, Emily Dickinson’s Envelope Poems is a compact clothbound gift book, a full-color selection from
“The year’s most satisfying new book.” – GrubStreet Artist Brittany Wright was stuck in a job she didn’t love and
A New York Times Notable Book: Roxana Robinson’s definitive biography of Georgia O’Keeffe is a rich and revealing portrait of
Robert Hughes, who has stunned us with comprehensive works on subjects as sweeping and complex as the history of Australia
Some of our most well-known tales were originated by the pen of Hans Christian Andersen. A prolific writer, Andersen’s oeuvre
A tribute to Bob Ross-the soft-spoken artist known for painting happy clouds, mountains, and trees-Happy Little Accidents culls his most
“. . . author Sarah Andersen uses hilarious (and adorable) comics to illustrate the very specific growing pains that occur
This cheeky seek and find features illustrated scenes from the life of a modern gal—from brunch with friends to shopping
“If John Berger’s Ways of Seeing is a classic of art criticism, looking at the ‘what’ of art, then David
Writings on human life and the refugee crisis by the most important political artist of our time Ai Weiwei (b.
Available for the first time to The New Yorker’s one million-plus readers: a volume dedicated to the individual careers of
I am deeply terrified by the obsessions crawling over my body, whether they come from within me or from outside.
In 1958, artist Joan Miró and critic Yvon Taillandier sat down for an in-depth discussion on Miró’s life and work.
WHAT I purpose in the following pages is, to give a plain and distinct account of the steps by which
A lush exploration of Joni Mitchell’s career and art When singer, musician, and broadcast journalist Malka Marom had the opportunity
An extraordinary collection—hawk-eyed and understanding—from the Man Booker Prize–winning, best-selling author of The Sense of an Ending and Levels of
Filled with reproductions of Kehinde Wiley’s bold, colorful, and monumental work, this book encompasses the artist’s various series of paintings
Jack Kirby created or co-created some of comic books’ most popular super heroes, including Captain America, The X-Men, The Hulk,
Early in 1495, Leonardo da Vinci began work in Milan on what would become one of history’s most influential and
An all-new, jewel-like, reader-friendly format gives new life to this relaunch of an international best-seller.Leonardo da Vinci?artist, inventor, and prototypical
An artistic collection of more than 50 drawings featuring unique, funny, and poignant foreign words that have no direct translation
Phoebe Hoban, author of definitive biographies of Jean-Michel Basquiat and Alice Neel, now turns her attention to Lucian Freud, the
Creative techniques step-by-step. This book offers the reader an opportunity to watch one of our foremost contemporary sculptors at work,
Working closely with Moebius Productions in France, Dark Horse is putting the work of a master storyteller back in print–with
“Engrossing as a novel … throws a clear white light on one of the most spectacular artists of our time.”
‘Study me reader, if you find delight in me…Come, O men, to see the miracles that such studies will disclose