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Our artists' books focus on the lives and careers of painters and artists who have made an impact on art as we know it.

  • Black Friday

    Artists: Their Lives and Works

    Product Code: ARLW
    Hardback
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    Learn all about the stories behind 80 of the world's favourite artists and their masterpieces with this incredibly lavish gift book. It talks about artists ranging from Vincent van Gogh and Rembrandt to Andy Warhol and Anish Kapoor and examines their works, influences, developments, friendships, loves and rivalries.

    From Holbein's matchmaking portraits for Henry VIII to Caravaggio's thuggish reactions to a badly cooked artichoke and the romantic affairs of Picasso, this book contains so many lavishly illustrated biographies of incredible artists and looks at the unique techniques, artworks and personalities that made them so legendary.

    An amazing book for art lovers of all ages, this book provides a fascinating overview of so many influential artists in a handy timeline.
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  • L.S. Lowry Wall Calendar 2020 (Art Calendar)

    Flame Tree Studio

    Product Code: BYZSK
    Other
    Renowned for his paintings of the industrial towns of North West England, Lowry had a distinctive and enchanting style. In association with The Lowry, which houses over 400 of Lowry's works, this exceptional art calendar portrays a selection of 12 works ranging from urban landscapes teeming with his iconic `matchstick men' to haunting unpopulated scenes. Informative text accompanies each work in this art calendar and the datepad features previous and next month's views. Created by Flame Tree Studio - The Art of Fine Gifts.
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  • Angela Harding 2020 Wall Calendar (Art Calendar)

    Flame Tree Studio

    Product Code: BYZUS
    Other
    Angela Harding has been working in the arts for over 30 years. Based in Rutland, she is inspired by the wealth of natural wildlife around her to create her stunning prints. The animals she depicts - from an owl flying in the dead of night to swallows returning in the Summer and a man and his dog enjoying snow - are always featured in atmospheric locations which pull the viewer into the artwork. Informative text accompanies each work and the datepad features previous and next month's views. Created by Flame Tree Studio - The Art of Fine Gifts.
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  • Spike Milligan - Mini Wall calendar 2020 (Art Calendar)

    Flame Tree Studio

    Product Code: BYZSN
    Other
    Perhaps best known as the co-creator of and writer for the Goon Show, Spike Milligan has received accolades as a comedian, musician, poet and playwright. This mini wall calendar features a selection of his hilarious cartoons that have been chosen by his Manager, Norma Farnes. The datepad features previous and next month's views.
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  • Forever Frida

    Kathy Cano-Murillo

    Product Code: BYLTZ
    Hardback
    Revel in the enduring legacy of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo-from the self-portraits, to the flower crown, to her iconic eyebrows-with this fun and commemorative book! With her colorful style, dramatic self-portraits, hardscrabble backstory, and verve for life, Frida Kahlo remains a modern icon, captivating and inspiring artists, feminists, and art lovers more than sixty years after her death. Forever Frida celebrates all things Frida, so you can enjoy her art, her words, her style, and her badass attitude every day. Viva Frida!
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  • Monet's Waterlilies Wall Calendar 2020 (Art Calendar)

    Flame Tree Studio

    Product Code: BYZXR
    Other
    Claude Monet is one of the world's most famous artists. As a founding member of the impressionist group, he developed the distinctive style of freer, looser brush strokes and innovative colour combinations to create `impressions' of a place. This desirable calendar features some of the artist's most beautiful depictions of waterlilies. Informative text accompanies each work and the datepad features previous and next month's views. Created by Flame Tree Studio - The Art of Fine Gifts.
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  • Van Gogh - Starry Night Pocket Diary 2020

    Flame Tree Studio

    Product Code: BZAEB
    Other
    Combining high-quality production with magnificent fine art, this luxurious week-to-view pocket diary has a foil and embossed cover with magnetic closure. Featuring on its cover a charming design based on one of Vincent van Gogh's celebrated Starry Night artworks, this diary makes a perfect gift or a special treat just for you.
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  • Ivory Cats Slim Calendar 2020 (Art Calendar)

    Flame Tree Studio

    Product Code: BZAAV
    Other
    A treat for cat lovers everywhere, this slim calendar showcases 12 paintings by the celebrated artist Lesley Anne Ivory, whose work is admired worldwide for her unique and intricate portrayals of cats on richly decorative backgrounds. Accompany Motley, Posky, Gabrielle and other feline friends through the seasons with this lovely calendar.
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  • Gustav Klimt Slim Calendar 2020 (Art Calendar)

    Flame Tree Studio

    Product Code: BYZTI
    Other
    Gustav Klimt was a founder of the Viennese Secession movement at the turn of the twentieth century, Vienna's own Art Nouveau. Gustav Klimt's work is instantly recognizable and this beautiful slim showcases some of his most stunning work. The illustrations range from his rich portraits of women to some iconic golden designs from paintings like his Beethoven Frieze.
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  • Alphonse Mucha Slim Calendar 2020 (Art Calendar)

    Flame Tree Studio

    Product Code: BYZWP
    Other
    No artist captures the glamour of the fin-de-siecle era as definitively as Alphonse Mucha. Dubbed the `father' of Art Nouveau, this Czech artist transcended the boundaries between commercial and fine art, with his richly decorative images adorning everything from advertising posters to biscuit tins. His highly stylized artwork, evoking a spirit of luxury and leisure, is celebrated in this slim calendar.
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  • Annie Soudain Wall Calendar 2020 (Art Calendar)

    Flame Tree Studio

    Product Code: BYZUR
    Other
    A member of Sussex Guild and the Rye Society of Artists, Annie Soudain has always been inspired by nature. She uses a variety of media to create her beautiful artworks, but her main focus is on lino printing. This calendar showcases 12 of her great works. Informative text accompanies each work in this art calendar and the datepad features previous and next months views.
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  • Frida Kahlo Wall Calendar 2020 (Art Calendar)

    Flame Tree Studio

    Product Code: BYZSR
    Other
    Officially Licensed Frida Kahlo Corporation Product. Mexican artist Frida Kahlo sought to define her identity, as well as that of Mexico. She explored themes of self-identity, gender, postcolonialism and popular culture from Mexico throughout her works. Now regarded as a feminist and LGBT icon, as well as a key artist during the twentieth century, this calendar celebrates Frida Kahlo's life with beautiful portraits alongside her famous quotes about life and art. Informative text accompanies each work and the datepad features previous and next months views.
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  • Alphonse Mucha - Mini Wall calendar 2020 (Art Calendar)

    Flame Tree Studio

    Product Code: BZADS
    Other
    No artist captured the glamour of the fin-de-siecle era as definitively as Alphonse Mucha. Dubbed the `father' of Art Nouveau, this Czech artist transcended the boundaries between commercial and fine art, with his richly decorative images adorning everything from advertising posters to biscuit tins. His highly stylized artwork, evoking a spirit of luxury and leisure, is celebrated in this slim calendar. Informative text accompanies each work and the datepad features previous and next month's views.
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  • Chris Pendleton Garden Birds Family Organiser 2020

    Flame Tree Studio

    Product Code: BYZTH
    Other
    Artist Chris Pendleton is clearly a passionate lover of wildlife, having drawn and painted birds and wildlife for as long as he can remember. This charming family organiser calendar features 12 beautiful watercolours of Garden Birds - from a Chaffinch perched in blossom to the Christmas favourite, the Robin. Informative text accompanies each work and the datepad features previous and next month's views.
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  • Leonardo Da Vinci. The Graphic Work

    Frank Zollner

    Product Code: ALNLL
    Hardback
    The deftness of da vinci. The drawings of Art History's master genius. One of the most accomplished human beings who ever lived, Leonardo da Vinci remains the quintessential Renaissance genius. Creator of the world's most famous paintings, this scientist, artist, philosopher, inventor, builder, and mechanic epitomized the great flowering of human consciousness that marks his era. Leonardo da Vinci - The Graphic Work features top quality reproductions of 663 of Leonardo's drawings, from anatomical studies to architectural plans, from complex engineering designs to pudgy infant portraits. All of the drawings, more than half of which were provided by the Royal Collection at Windsor Castle, are presented in full-page format. Delve in and delight in the delicate finesse of one of the most talented minds, and hands, in history.
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  • Judith Kerr

    Joanna Carey

    Product Code: BZBRA
    Hardback
    An overview of the life and work of much-loved children's illustrator and author Judith Kerr, creator of classics such as The Tiger Who Came to Tea, and Mog. A thoughtful and intimate portrait, this book is not only a celebration of Judith Kerr's classic work, but a record of the hard work, development and serious intent behind it. Referencing Kerr's biographical novels, Joanna Carey introduces us to the illustrator as she goes about her daily life, showing us into her studio, exploring her materials, her relationship with her publisher and editors, and her reflections over the years. Drawing on a great range of previously unpublished visual material, we see behind the scenes of Kerr's unforgettable creations.
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  • Arthur Rackham Wall Calendar 2020 (Art Calendar)

    Flame Tree Studio

    Product Code: BZADG
    Other
    Arthur Rackham is widely regarded as one of the leading illustrators from the `Golden Age' of British book illustration, which roughly encompassed the years from 1890-1918. Rackham's illustrations in this calendar are drawn from a variety of publications and show the beauty and skill of his work. Informative text accompanies each work and the datepad features previous and next month's views.
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  • Alphonse Mucha Wall Calendar 2020 (Art Calendar)

    Flame Tree Studio

    Product Code: BZADB
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    No artist captured the glamour of the findesiecle era as definitively as Alphonse Mucha. Dubbed the `father' of Art Nouveau, this Czech artist transcended the boundaries between commercial and fine art, with his richly decorative images adorning everything from advertising posters to biscuit tins. Composed of ornate, flowing patterns and bold, sensual figures, his highly stylised artwork evoked a spirit of luxury and leisure, and is celebrated in this beautiful wall calendar. Informative text accompanies each work and the datepad features previous and next month's views. Created by Flame Tree Studio - The Art of Fine Gifts.
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  • Leonardo Da Vinci Wall Calendar 2020 (Art Calendar)

    Flame Tree Studio

    Product Code: BZACX
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    Leonardo da Vinci was the original Renaissance Man: an artist, mathematician, inventor and writer amongst his many talents. This calendar brings together 12 of his drawings which display not only his skilful observation, but also an elegance, with the gentle features of his subjects graced with unrivalled eloquence. Informative text accompanies each work and the datepad features previous and next month's views. Created by Flame Tree Studio - The Art of Fine Gifts.
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  • Fame

    Andy Warhol

    Product Code: BMGWO
    Paperback
    'Good b.o means good "box office." You can smell it from a mile away'The legendary sixties New York pop artist Andy Warhol's hilarious and insightful vignettes and aphorisms on the topics of love, fame and beauty.Penguin Modern: fifty new books celebrating the pioneering spirit of the iconic Penguin Modern Classics series, with each one offering a concentrated hit of its contemporary, international flavour. Here are authors ranging from Kathy Acker to James Baldwin, Truman Capote to Stanislaw Lem and George Orwell to Shirley Jackson; essays radical and inspiring; poems moving and disturbing; stories surreal and fabulous; taking us from the deep South to modern Japan, New York's underground scene to the farthest reaches of outer space.
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  • Edward Hopper Masterpieces of Art

    Rosalind Ormiston

    Product Code: AOGBZ
    Hardback
    This glorious book allows the reader to revel in Hopper's most well-known and masterful works, reproduced one after the other, often at full page, in full colour; but it also enables you to rediscover the artist, to delve further than the obvious paintings in order to fully understand his motivations, and then to reassess his works in a fresh light. Before the 'Masterpieces' section, some thoughtful text discusses Hopper from a number of angles, laying the groundwork with Life & Times, travelling through the Places that inspired him, examining his key Subjects & Themes, and explaining the Styles & Techniques by which he was influenced or to which he subscribed, not forgetting his lasting legacy. All the while his works are cross-referenced, so you get the most out of the paintings. Whether the treatment of light and sense of place of Lighthouse at Two Lights appeals to your senses, or you are captivated by the untold story of the pensive woman in Automat, Edward Hopper Masterpieces will be a book to treasure and revisit.
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  • Leonardo'S Notebooks

    H. Anna Suh

    Product Code: BDAKU
    Paperback
    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 Renaissance man?is a perennial source of fascination because of his astonishing intellect and boundless curiosity about the natural and man-made world. During his life he created numerous works of art and kept voluminous notebooks that detailed his artistic and intellectual pursuits.The collection of writings and art in this magnificent book are drawn from his notebooks. The book organizes his wide range of interests into subjects such as human figures, light and shade, perspective and visual perception, anatomy, botany and landscape, geography, the physical sciences and astronomy, architecture, sculpture, and inventions. Nearly every piece of writing throughout the book is keyed to the piece of artwork it describes.The writing and art is selected by art historian H. Anna Suh, who provides fascinating commentary and insight into the material, making Leonardo's Notebooks an exquisite single-volume compendium celebrating his enduring genius.
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  • Cult Artists

    Ana Finel Honigman

    Product Code: BZLGB
    Hardback
    What makes a cult artist? Whether pioneering in their craft, fiercely and undeniably unique, or critically divisive, cult artists come in all shapes and guises. Some gain instant fame, others instant notoriety, and more still remain anonymous until a chance change in fashion sees their work propelled into the limelight. Cult Artists handpicks 50 notable figures in the modern art world and explores the creative genius that earned them the 'cult' label, while celebrating the works that made their names. From the iconic Salvador Dali and Frida Kahlo, to radical activists such as the Guerrilla Girls and Ana Mendieta. The artistic mediums explored are similarly varied, with sculptors, performance, graffiti and fine artists alike. From little knowns with small, devout followings, to superstars gracing the covers of magazines, each is special in their individuality and their ability to inspire, antagonise and delight. Cult Artists is an essential addition to any art lovers' library, as well as an entertaining introduction to our weird and wonderful art world.
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  • Vincent van Gogh Wall Calendar 2020 (Art Calendar)

    Flame Tree Studio

    Product Code: BZAEA
    Other
    Vincent van Gogh was one of the world's most extraordinary, albeit misunderstood, artists. In his short career he produced a great deal of work and had a massive impact on future generations of artists. This gorgeous calendar is a celebration of some of his greatest works, including Wheatfield with a Lark and Starry Night. In this wall calendar, informative text accompanies each work and the datepad features previous and next month's views. Created by Flame Tree Studio - The Art of Fine Gifts.
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