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Spraycan ArtBy Henry Chalfant and James PrigoffThames and Hudson
s/hand paperback book in pretty good condition
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.
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    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
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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...
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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...
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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...
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...
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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...
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.
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The Philosophy of Andy Warholby Andy WarholHarvest Books
Seconhand paperback, some sleeve wear
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Warholby Klaus HonnefTaschen
s/hand large format book
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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,...
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...
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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...
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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...
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...
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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...
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The Face Of Rock & RollImages Of A GenerationNew English Library
Second-hand paperback
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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...
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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,...
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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
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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...
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World Of ArtCaribbean ArtThames & Hudson
A collection of examples of the work of over 100 Caribbean artists with text explaining the history of Caribbean art, the 20th century art schools which...
Panic AttackArt In The Punk YearsMerrell
Hardback book. Description: Punk is most commonly associated with music, fashion and graphics, but its rebellious and iconoclastic spirit also found...
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Central European Avant-GardesExchange And Transformation 1910 - 1930MIT Press
Central European Avant-Gardes presents the first interpretive overview of the complex webs of interaction among the artists and intellectuals of early...
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And You Shall Know Us By The Trail Of Our VinylThe Jewish Past as Told by the Records We Have Loved and LostCrown Publishers
What started out as a mutual affinity for kitschy Jewish album covers–think Neil Diamond baring his chest hair on the cover of Hot August Night or...
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And The Show Went OnCultural Life in Nazi-occupied ParisAlfred A. Knopf
In June 1940, Paris fell to the Nazis who made the world's cultural capital their favourite entertainment ground. Music halls and cabarets thrived during...
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African American Art And ArtistsSamella LewisUniversity of California Press
Samella Lewis has brought "African American Art and Artists" fully up to date in this revised and expanded edition. The book now looks at the works...
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Painting Harlem ModernThe Art of Jacob LawrenceUniversity of California Press
Jacob Lawrence was one of the best-known African American artists of the twentieth century. In "Painting Harlem Modern", Patricia Hills renders...
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Infinite IslandContemporary Caribbean Art (2007)Brooklyn Museum
"Infinite Island: Contemporary Caribbean Art" presents a diverse, exciting selection of recent work in painting, installation, photography, prints, drawings,...
  • Book (1.2kg)£36.00 £15.00
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Black Art and Culture in the 20th centuryRichard PowellThames And Hudson
Fantastic book! S/hand copy in good condition (sticker on back cover)
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    S/hand copy in good condition (sticker on back cover)
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Painting A Hidden LifeThe Art of Bill TraylorLouisiana
American hardback book Born into slavery on an Alabama plantation in 1853, Bill Traylor worked as a sharecropper for most of his life. From 1936 to...
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OversprayRiding High with the Kings of California Airbrush Art Picturebox
Overspray is the conclusive account of the rise of airbrush art, and of the equally bright and glossy Los Angeles culture alongside which it came to...
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Oiticica in LondonEdited by Guy Brett and Luciano FigueiredoTate Publishing
Helio Oiticia was the visual artist who invented Tropicalia in Brazil alongside his friends Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil. This book is about his work...
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TunesA Comic Book History of Rock And Roll Universe Publishing
Engaging as well as informative, Tunes traces the rise of rock and roll through the format of comics. From Elvis and Little Richard to the British...
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