Celebrating all the joys of spring, this bright gift book examines some of the most beautiful, transformative and amusing artistic expressions of the spring season, all drawn from Tate’s collection.Spring considers how the traditional season of growth and rebirth has influenced artists over centuries.
Following the 2019 publication, Winter, this new selection of works is divided into key springtime themes – ‘Blossom and Blooms’,‘Into the Landscape’, ‘In the Garden’, ‘Agriculture’, ‘Rebirth’ and ‘Uprising’.
This exhibition book, created to accompany Tate Britain’s 2020 exhibition British Baroque: Power & Illusion, explores how art and architecture were used by the crown, the church, and the aristocracy to project images of status in an age when the power of the monarchy was being questioned.
Featuring the work of the leading painters of the day—including Peter Lely, Godfrey Kneller, and James Thornhill—it celebrates ambitious grand-scale portraits, the persuasive illusion of mural painting, the brilliant woodcarving of Grinling Gibbons, and the magnificent architecture of the great buildings of the age by Christopher Wren, Nicholas Hawksmoor, and John Vanbrugh.
Far more than being about a single artwork, this book participates in the myriad conversations and debates on the meaning of public art. The essays prise open critical questions about public space in Johannesburg; Oliver Barstow’s interviews with the various collaborators on the sculpture reveal the complexities and challenges of creating such a massive work in so short a time; and the images by John Hodgkiss of the making of the sculpture, alongside two photo essays suggest the metaphorical power of Fire Walker as well as the fragile hold of street vendors over their small share of city space.
Exploring themes such as gender inequality, sexuality, domestic life, personal experiences and the female body, A Little Feminist History of Art is a celebration of one of the most ambitious, influential and enduring artistic movements to emerge from the twentieth century.
An elegant gift book, Love celebrates the myriad ways that romantic love is depicted through art. Sometimes chaste, sometimes frenzied, often passionate and occasionally heartbreaking, placed together these beautiful images create a fascinating and enlightening journey through the visual portrayal of love and sexuality in Western art.
After opening its doors in 2000, Tate Modern quickly became the most popular modern and contemporary art destination in the world, welcoming more than five million visitors a year. Architects Herzog & de Meuron created a gallery of singular power and beauty, whose spaces articulate a rare affinity with contemporary art.
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art was founded in 1935. Seventy-five years later, its permanent collection contains numerous masterpieces of world art. This anniversary retrospective includes more than 300 large-scale plates and 50 text entries on individual works.
Includes inspiring contributions from professional writers, an in-depth look at the challenges involved in writing copy for brands and worked examples that cover writing for digital, brand storytelling, and packaging copy.
Illustrated with approximately 235 color images and packaged with a DVD of selected videos, Animated Painting brings together some of the most compelling recent contemporary art to combine traditional conceptions of painting and drawing with the techniques and time-based elements of animation.
Through these books, young people will discover this world of art by looking, thinking and discussing, by making and doing, by exploring different materials, and by expressing visual ideas of their own. The Imbali Artbooks consist of a box set of eight books. The series is structured around a number of themes and each chapter raises interwoven topics, issues and ideas that are engaging and relevant to young people in the 21st century.
Let children jump into the lively and flourishing local art scene, see it in full colour, learn about the diverse paths of the artists and their fascinating artworks. In time your little wonder will soon have found their own South African art hero to look up to!