Modernists and Mavericks: Bacon, Freud, Hockney and London Painters

Martin Gayford’s masterful account of painting in London from the Second World War to the 1970s, illustrated by documentary photographs and the works themselves. Modernists and Mavericks explores this period based on an exceptionally deep well of firsthand interviews, often unpublished, with such artists as John Craxton, Lucian Freud, Allen Jones, R. B. Kitaj, Terry […]

Keeping an Eye Open: Essays On Art

From the Booker Prize-winning, bestselling author of The Sense of an Ending and Levels of Life: seventeen extraordinary essays on art that trace the arc from Romanticism to Realism and into Modernism. Flaubert believed that great paintings required no words of explanation. But, as Barnes notes, it is a rare picture that stuns, or argues, […]

Warhol

The definitive biography of a fascinating and paradoxical figure, one of the most influential artists of his—or any—age. To this day, mention the name “Andy Warhol” to almost anyone and you’ll hear about his famous images of soup cans and Marilyn Monroe. But though Pop Art became synonymous with Warhol’s name and dominated the public’s […]

Lives of Lucian Freud

Lives of Lucian Freud is the first biography of the epic life of one of the most important, enigmatic and private artists of the 20th century. Drawn from almost 40 years of conversations with the artist, letters and papers, it is a major work written by a well-known British art critic. Though ferociously private, Lucian […]

Marina Abromović, Walk Through Walls: A Memoir

“I had experienced absolute freedom—I had felt that my body was without boundaries, limitless; that pain didn’t matter, that nothing mattered at all—and it intoxicated me.” In 2010, more than 750,000 people stood in line at Marina Abramović’s MoMA retrospective for the chance to sit across from her and communicate with her nonverbally in an […]

The Infinite Conversations HUO

In 2014, the curator and art critic Hans Ulrich Obrist of Cartier Foundation dreams ‘Endless Conversations’, a series of speeches and exhibition programs with artists, scientists, and philosophers that are related to each other for the 30th Anniversary of the Cartier Foundation. After realizing these speeches, the project turns into a book. The book invites […]

Dark Side of the Boom: The Excesses of The Art Market in the 21st Century

The book is written by journalist and art market expert Georgina Adam, is a detailed examination of the extravagance and excesses in the art market. In the book, Adam reveals the mysteries behind the highest levels of art and art objects that are commodified with greed with interviews with artists, collectors, lawyers, bankers, and art […]

How to be an Artist

New York Magazine’s award-winning art critic Jerry Saltz’s book, “How to Become an Artist”, published recently. This book that enhances creativity appeals to people from different disciplines and backgrounds. While explaining the power of art in our lives, it brings up tips, brief information about how people become artists. From the first moment of inspiration, […]

David Hockney – My Window

A limited-edition of David Hockney’s signed book My Window is published. This valuable book consists of the artist’s digital paintings produced between the years 2009 and 2012, with the iPhone and iPad. The digital paintings are depicted while observing outside the bedroom window of his home in Yorkshire. 120 of the hundreds of digital paintings […]