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    Art MastersBasquiatSelf Made Hero
    The dazzling, provocative work of Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960–1988) would come to define the vibrant New York art scene of the late ’70s and early ’80s....
    BasquiatBoom for RealPrestel
    Basquiat first came to prominence when he collaborated with Al Diaz to spray-paint enigmatic statements under the pseudonym SAMO. He went on to work on...
    Basquiat-ismsEdited by Larry WarshPrinceton University Press
    A collection of essential quotations and other writings from artist and icon Jean-Michel Basquiat One of the most important artists of the late twentieth...
    Warhol on BasquiatThe Iconic Relationship Told in Andy Warhol's Words and PicturesTaschen
    Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat's complex relationship captivated the art world then and now. At a time when Warhol was already world famous and the...
    HaringBy Alexandra KolossaTaschen
    Art is for Everybody: The artist as activist. One of the key figures in the New York art world of the 1980s, Keith Haring created a signature style that...
    Warhol & MapplethorpeGuise & DollsYale University Press
    STUNNING DELUXE LARGE FORMAT USA HARDBACK BOOK - 60% OFF!! A landmark examination of iconic and provocative portraits by Warhol and Mapplethorpe, presented...
    Leonardo's Last SupperPeter GreenawayCharta
    DELUXE LARGE FORMAT USA HARDBACK BOOK - OVER 70% OFF!! Published in conjunction with Greenaway's performance of "Leonardo's Last Supper" (2008) in the...
    Tabboo!The Art of Stephen TashjianDamiani
    STUNNING DELUXE LARGE FORMAT USA HARDBACK BOOK - NEARLY 70% OFF!!East Village, New York, punky, gay, groovy East Village artist Stephen Tashjian has been...
    Coney IslandVisions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008Yale University Press
    STUNNING DELUXE LARGE FORMAT USA HARDBACK PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK 250+ pages - 50% OFF!!! A captivating look at Coney Island and its iconic place in the history...
    Jeff KoonsConversations with Norman RosenthalThames & Hudson
    GROOVY HARDBACK BOOK £8 OVER 60% OFF!!!The most successful of living artists Jeff Koons has been a focus of creative fascination and significance for...
    Warholby Klaus HonnefTaschen
    • Original Book (500g)£8.00
      Secondhand paperback copy in good condition
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    Jean-Michel BasquiatFondation Louis VuittonEditions Gallimard
    This, the catalogue of the Basquiat exhibition at Fondation Louis Vuitton, labelled "the definitive exhibition" by its curator, brings together 100 of...
    Keith HaringPostersPrestel
    Bursting with color and featuring Keith Haring s powerful messages, this collection of posters includes insightful commentary and dazzling reproductions....
    Keith HaringThe Political LinePrestel
    Accompanying a major exhibition at the de Young museum in San Francisco, this book features more than 130 works of art, including large-scale paintings...
    Spraycan ArtBy Henry Chalfant and James PrigoffThames and Hudson
    s/hand paperback book in pretty good condition
    • Original Book (500g)£8.00
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    Vinyl . Album . Cover . ArtThe Complete Hipgnosis CatalogueThames & Hudson
    The complete, definitive and never-before-published catalogue of Hipgnosis. Founded in 1967 by Storm Thorgerson, Aubrey ‘Po’ Powell and Peter Christopherson,...
    Famous For 15 Minutes, My Years With Andy Warholby Ultra VioletMethuen
    UK first edition hardback w/dustjacket in good condition.
    • Original Book (700g)£18.00
      UK first edition hardback w/dustjacket in good condition.
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    Soul of a Nation (BOOK)Art in the Age of Black Power
    BACK IN STOCK!!!!In the period of radical change that was 1963-1983, young Black artists at the beginning of their careers in the USA confronted key questions...
    • Book (1.4kg)£30.00
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    Keith HaringThe Authorized BiographyPrentice Hall Press (1991)
    The biography of graffitti artist Keith Haring.1st edn. s/hand UK hardback w/dustjacket in good condition
    • Original Book (1kg)£20.00
      1st edn. s/hand UK hardback w/dustjacket in good condition
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    Highflyers: Clubravepartyartby Jon SavageBooth-Clibborn Editions
    Groovy flyers book innit. Large format secondhand paperback
    • Original Book (800g)£10.00
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    Eye Of The SixtiesRichard Bellamy and the Transformation of Modern ArtFarrar, Straus and Giroux
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK 60% OFF!!! Art and stuff, 60s innitA man with a preternatural ability to find emerging artists, Richard Bellamy was one of the...
    Keeping an Eye Open - Essays on ArtJulian BarnesAlfred A. Knopf
    USA HARDBACK OVER 60% OFF An extraordinary collection - the seventeen essays gathered here help trace the arc from Romanticism to Realism and into Modernism;...
    Cover StoryAlbum Cover Artwaxpoetics
    £17.99 reduced to £8 here! Groovy Wax Poetics record covers bookThe second book by Wax Poetics is a vivid exploration of the record cover - eye candy...
    • Book (850g)£17.99 £8.00
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    On&by Christian Marclayby Jean-pierre CriquiWhitechapel Gallery
    Influencing a generation of artists, musicians and theorists, Christian Marclay has explored the interplay between sound, audio cultures and art across...
    Between WorldsA Sourcebook of Central European Avant-Gardes, 1910-1930The MIT Press
    USA IMPORT BIG HARDBACK BOOK - 75% OFF!!!!Hundreds of primary documents from the Central European artistic avant-gardes, most of them translated into English...
    • Book (1.7kg)£40.00 £10.00
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    The Dream of FluxusGeorge Maciunas: An Artist's BiographyEdition Hansjorg Mayer
    George Maciunas (1931-1978) was the founding member and leader of the most radical and experimental art movement of the 1960s, Fluxus, whose members rejected...
    • Book (1.2kg)£21.99 £8.00
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    In MontmartrePicasso, Matisse and the Birth of Modernist ArtPenguin Press
    OVER 50% OFF!A lively and deeply researched group biography of the figures who transformed the world of art in bohemian Paris in the first decade of the...
    Anish KapoorShooting into the CornerHatje Cantz
    Born in Bombay in 1954, London-based sculptor Anish Kapoor ranks among the leading exponents of New British Sculpture. This book documents his works in...
    • Book (1.3kg)£27.99 £10.00
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    A Flexible History of Fluxus Facts & Fictions70 'Kunstfibel' Collages Digitally Remastered by Ann NoelEdition Hansjorg Mayer
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK - 60% OFF!!!!!Seventy colourful, pseudo-historical collage-drawings, digitally remastered for this edition, peopled with often-irreverent...
    • Book (800g)£25.00 £10.00
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    Art of the South African TownshipsGavin YoungeThames and Hudson Ltd.
    Second-hand  book
    • Original Book (800g)£7.99
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    Classic Album Covers of the 1970sBy Aubrey Powell
    The 70s are often regarded as a mean, dark and turbulent decade, full of discontent and pessimism. The album covers of the burgeoning hard rock, progressive...
    • Book (900g)£14.99 £8.00
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    Jean-Michel BasquiatThe NotebooksJean-Michel Basquiat
    Brooklyn-born Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-88) was one of the most important artists of the 1980s. A key figure in the New York art scene, he inventively...
    Keith Haring's Bigby Keith HaringHyperion
    Secondhand hardboard book - it's for the kids innit.
    • Original Book (400g)£8.00
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    The Philosophy of Andy Warholby Andy WarholHarvest Books
    Seconhand paperback, some sleeve wear
    • Original Book (200g)£10.00
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    Keith HaringI Wish I Didn't Have To Sleep!Prestel
    Children's reactions to art can be incredibly insightful and few artists attract a young audience as much as Keith Haring, who used thick black lines,...
    South African Township Barbershops & SalonsBy Simon Weller
    As the cultural and social hubs of South Africas townships, barbershops and salons serve not only as places to get your hair styled but as places to gather,...
    • Book (750g)£20.00 £8.00
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    Enjoy The ExperienceHomemade Records 1958-1992Sinecure
    BACK IN STOCK!!!! HURRY!Enjoy the Experience is the largest collection of American private press vinyl ever amassed and presented, featuring...
    • Book (1.9kg)£39.99
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    Jean-Michel BasquiatNow's The Time
    From his early years spray painting the walls of lower Manhattan to his first solo show in 1982 and his untimely death at the age of 28 in 1988, Jean-Michel...
    • Book (1.6kg)£29.99
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    Martha Cooper, Henry ChalfantSubway ArtThames & Hudson Ltd
    In 1984, photographers Martha Cooper and Henry Chalfant captured the imagination of a generation with Subway Art, a groundbreaking book documenting the...
    • Book (700g)£16.95
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    Cocinando!Fifty Years of Latin Album Cover ArtPrinceton Architectural Press
    Driving beats, coursing rhythms, swaying skirts, and swaggering bandleaders playing deep into the sultry night: Latin music is a celebration of life and...
    • Book (700g)£13.99 £6.99
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    Fly By NightThe New Art of the Club FlyerThames & Hudson
    Covered with inventive, unfurling doodles, hand-drawn lettering and images of sexy figures and party animals, these low-budget productions are created...
    • Original Book (800g)£8.00
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    The Face Of Rock & RollImages Of A GenerationNew English Library
    Second-hand paperback
    • Original Book (700g)£10.00
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    Yoko OnoHalf-A-Wind ShowPrestel
    Yoko Ono is an established avant-garde artist whose work spans installation, object, film, photography, and music. Named after her renowned exhibition...
    • Book (1.4kg)£35.00 £10.00
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    Coast to Coast Album Covers: Classic Record Art from New York to Los AngelesGraham Marsh & Glyn CallinghamCollins & Brown
    During the 1950s and 1960s the Blue Note records, the Prestige, Atlantic, Contemporary and Pacific and Riverside Labels were the chief providers of America's...
    Elusive SignsBruce Nauman Works with LightMilwaukee Art Museum
    Intrigued and inspired by the neon beer signs on shopfronts in his San Francisco neighborhood, Bruce Nauman created his first neon piece, Window or Wall...
    Pop Art PorttraitsBy Paul MoorhouseYale University Press
    £44.84 ON AMAZON UK Jul 2015 Pop Art defined the look of the 1960s. Blurring the boundaries between high' and 'low' culture was seen as subversive,...
    • Book (1.4kg)£19.95 £10.00
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    Outsiders: Art By PeopleCompiled by Steve LazaridesCentury
    Cool book of street art/graffiti featuring work by 3D, Gee Vaucher, Jamie Hewlett and lots more
    • Book (1kg)£14.99 £6.99
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    FanzinesThe DIY RevolutionChronicle Books
    This is the ultimate book on Fanzines, an amateur magazine produced by fans, for fans, of a certain subculture. This highly visual illustrated book is...
    • Book (1.5kg)£19.95 £10.00
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