Thames & Hudson Spring 2013
Thames & Hudson’s Spring 2013 catalogue features all our forthcoming titles for January to June, including an amazing new survey of taxidermy; the first ever monograph on the acclaimed artist Cornelia Parker; a book marking the 60th anniversary of the first ascent of Everest, featuring original, never-before-published photographs; a lavish celebration of Scandinavia’s fashion houses; and many, many more exciting new books. Thank you for reading our catalogue, and please leave your comments and questions below (or visit our Facebook and Twitter pages).
January – June 2013 January – June 2013 06/12/2012 13:26 T&H S13 Catalogue Cover.indd 3 07/12/2012 12:20 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_00i-0ii 12/5/12 4:13 PM All descriptions in this catalogue are correct at the time of going to press. Prices, which apply in the UK only, are net, provisional and subject to alteration without notice. For Value Added Tax (VAT) purposes, books are zero rated in the UK. This catalogue is also available to view at: thamesandhudson.com Win a Thames & Hudson book! If you would like to receive email news from Thames & Hudson about our latest publications and special offers, please register at www.thamesandhudson.com/register.obyx Every month our prize draw picks a winning registration to receive a free Thames & Hudson book! Twitter @thamesandhudson Facebook.com/thamesandhudson Black Magenta Cyan XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_00i-0ii 12/5/12 4:13 PM Black Magenta Cyan CONTENTS Design 2 Art 16 Biography 37 Literary Biography 39 Art & Imagination 42 Archaeology & History 44 History 54 Science & the Environment 57 History | Exploration 58 Travel 60 Photography 62 Film 68 Architecture 69 Decorative Arts 78 Jewelry 80 Fashion 81 Textiles 86 Interiors 87 Children’s Books 88 Recent Children’s Highlights 94 Recent Highlights 97 Picture Credits 113 Index 114 Subsidiaries, Agents & Representatives Abroad 116 Thames & Hudson UK Sales Force 117 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_002-003 2 Design 12/5/12 4:30 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_002-003 12/5/12 4:30 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Animators include: Martha Colburn Adam Elliot Brent Green David OReilly Priit Pärn Michaela Pavlátová Regina Pessoa Allison Schulnik David Shrigley Run Wrake Animation Sketchbooks Laura Heit Laura Heit, a practising animator and puppeteer, is a faculty member in the Experimental Animation Program at the California Institute of the Arts, and was the co-director from 2007 to 2011. 450 illustrations, 307 in colour 29.7 x 22.0cm 320pp ISBN 978 0 500 516751 April £29.95 Selected and edited by a leading animator, this is the first book to delve into the wild imaginations of over fifty great artists who bring drawing to life From cult indie work to award-winning films, from the hand crafted to the computer rendered, animation has captivated audiences throughout the history of the moving image. In animation, imagination is unleashed. Free from the constraints of actors, sets and locations, animators can experiment, be wild, daring and surreal, and create characters, locations and sequences that do not have to conform to the physical world. Animation Sketchbooks presents the private notebooks, sketches and doodles of over fifty of the most inventive, innovative and admired animators at work in the world today. From left-field satire to hit children’s TV series, from short animations for websites to full-scale, internationally distributed films, the book presents an astonishing array of creative work, casting light on the development of characters, forms, backgrounds and narrative sequences, and also showing finished frames that grew out of the initial, sketched ideas. Design 3 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_004-005 12/5/12 4:31 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Taxidermy Alexis Turner Alexis Turner is the founder of London Taxidermy and has been buying, selling and hiring out specimens for twenty years. His clients include ﬁlm and TV studios, fashion and jewelry designers, interior decorators, artists, advertising agencies, magazines, theatres, private collectors and museums. 350 colour illustrations 24.0 x 17.0cm 256pp ISBN 978 0 500 516706 May £19.95 4 Design The definitive volume on an art form with a rich history and a cult popularity From style wilderness to height of cool, taxidermy has staged an extraordinary comeback. No longer confined to stately homes and trophy rooms, stuffed animals are appearing everywhere, from contemporary apartments to luxury department stores and art galleries. Meticulously organized and Illustrated with hundreds of photographs that explore every aspect of this rich art form, this book is the most comprehensive and beautiful survey of taxidermy ever produced. It features the world’s greatest museums, private collections rarely seen by the public, famous anthropomorphic taxidermy by Walter Potter and others, and bizarre examples of freaks and fakes. It also reproduces work by the most important contemporary artists working with taxidermy today, including Charles Avery, Neil Hamon, Polly Morgan, Tessa Farmer, Iris Schieferstein, Reid Peppard, Thomas Grünfeld, Tim Noble & Sue Webster, and Wim Delvoye. Curated, captioned and introduced by Alexis Turner, the founder of London Taxidermy, this book provides a connoisseur’s eye of a vast and fascinating subject. XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_004-005 12/5/12 4:31 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Design 5 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_006-007 12/5/12 4:31 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Also in the series Graphics and Packaging Production ISBN 978 0 500 289884 Manufacturing Processes for Design Professionals ISBN 978 0 500 513750 Product and Furniture Design ISBN 978 0 500 289198 Prototyping and Low-Volume Production ISBN 978 0 500 289181 Sustainable Materials, Processes and Production Rob Thompson Photography by Martin Thompson Rob Thompson is the author of all the books in the Manufacturing Guides series. He has taught at Central Saint Martins and the Royal College of Art, London, and is currently a principal designer at Nokia. Martin Thompson has received D&AD, Campaign Press, One Show and British Lion awards for his advertising photography. Over 500 colour illustrations 23.0 x 22.0cm 224pp ﬂexibound ISBN 978 0 500 290712 February £16.95 6 Design An essential guide for students in all design disciplines The latest addition to Rob Thompson’s series of highly acclaimed reference guides for design students, this book provides an understanding of the environmental impact of materials, manufacturing processes and product lifecycles, and a guide on how to select and use them in an intelligent way. Divided into three easily referenced parts, the book is packed with practical information and in-depth analysis on 15 materials, 14 processes and six production lifecycles. It offers unparalleled access to both traditional and established materials and processes as well as those that use emerging technologies. Simple yet detailed in its presentation, each subject features a full technical description, concise notes for the designer on its suitability, efficiency, cost-effectiveness and environmental impact, and fully illustrated, step-by-step case studies showing a product, component or material being manufactured by a leading international supplier. Profusely illustrated throughout with specially commissioned photographs and diagrams, Sustainable Materials, Processes and Production is a vital resource for the design innovators of the future. XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_006-007 12/5/12 4:31 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Newsjacking The Urgent Genius of Real-Time Advertising Grant Hunter and Jon Burkhart Grant Hunter is a regional creative director for iris Worldwide. Jon Burkhart is a social media creative consultant and innovation director. Between them they created the real-time creative advertising community and website urgentgenius.com at iris Worldwide. 400 colour illustrations 27.7 x 21.6 cm 216pp ISBN 978 0 500 516720 April £24.95 A roadmap for how to use social media, viral techniques and topicality to create revolutionary advertising Advertising, as we knew it, is dead. The internet has revolutionized the business, sending audiences spiralling into a state of permanent distraction and restless, high-paced demand for novelty. To keep up, the best creative talent has to write, code, record, edit and send forth its brilliance in a matter of hours. Do you want to be at the vanguard of this revolution in advertising? Then read this book. It shows you how to generate ideas that truly stand out among the clutter of a media-saturated world. A great idea must capture the zeitgeist: it needs to be ‘of the moment’. Newsjacking shows you how you can seize those moments or make your own and surf away to the shores of creative excellence. With over 100 case study examples of outstanding creative advertising organized into eight guiding principles, Newsjacking is a fusion of inspiration and direct and effective strategies for today’s advertising creative revolutionary. Design 7 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_008-009 King Adz is a ﬁlmmaker and advertising creative director turned writer and street-culture aﬁcionado. He is the author of The Urban Cookbook and co-author of Blek Le Rat, both published by Thames & Hudson. 275 illustrations, 250 in colour 25.5 x 17.0cm 352pp paperback ISBN 978 0 500 290750 March £19.95 8 Design 12/5/12 4:30 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_008-009 12/5/12 4:30 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan ‘Start by listening rather than talking. Blend in and slowly but surely get noticed for doing something that’s interesting or funny or relevant or cool or different’ Erik Kessels ‘We used to start with commerce and work out to the culture, and now we need to start with culture and work back to commerce’ Dylan Williams, Mother The Stuff You Can’t Bottle Advertising for the Global Youth Market King Adz Reporting from the front line of youth advertising, King Adz gets to the core of what makes a successful campaign today You can’t bottle it; you can’t Google it. What is the magic that creates a spark between brands and young people? How do you capture something that’s so dynamic it’s gone before you know it? There are no tried and tested formulas. You have to speak the right language in the right place; the only way for advertisers and brands to connect with young people is to get involved with the cultures and subcultures that make up their world. In The Stuff You Can’t Bottle, King Adz digs deep to discover the best ways to create a big idea that forges a real connection with the audience. King Adz’s research has taken him across the globe: Europe and North America, Brazil, Russia, China, India, Hong Kong, South Africa and beyond. He has visited skate parks, clubs, gigs, music festivals and street art events. In each location, he has talked to young people to find out what really fires them, and he has talked to the young advertising creatives who have succeeded in connecting with them. King Adz shares his unique insight into the cultures of young people worldwide in 88 themes, including viral video, augmented reality, girls and boys, sex and subcultures, as well as case histories of stand-out campaigns and brands (Vans, Stüssy, Levi’s and more). There are interviews with the ‘legends’ – ad execs who have cracked this notoriously tricky market – and comments throughout from creatives working right now around the world. If anyone can track what young people were buying yesterday, no one can predict what they’ll be into next month. But this book shows how to go about creating the great campaigns of tomorrow. The youth are leading the brands, not vice-versa; and this makes youth advertising one of the most exciting and dynamic creative industries in the world today. Design 9 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_010-011 12/5/12 4:32 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan LetterScapes A Global Survey of Typographic Installations Anna Saccani Anna Saccani studied Visual Communications and Multimedia Design at IUAV, Venice. She has worked as a graphic designer and writes for such architecture and design magazines as Casabella. 350 illustrations, 308 in colour 25.0 x 19.0cm 352pp ISBN 978 0 500 241431 February £29.95 10 Design A global survey of one of the most creative areas of public art – large-scale typographic installations – featuring work by leading practitioners from all over the world In today’s world we are bombarded with words – public spaces are saturated with a discordant mix of messages. But sometimes a sentence, a word or even an individual letter can stop us in our tracks. LetterScapes features thirty-seven such works from all over the world, from the USA to Europe to Asia, by artists and designers with large international followings, among them Joan Brossa, Maya Lin, Lawrence Weiner, Why Not Associates, Pentagram and Paula Scher. Photographs, maps and diagrams explore each project in detail, and an introduction highlights the cultural importance and common themes of the works featured. Interviews with key designers provide a personal insight into why they chose words over images to transmit their message, how the locations for their work are chosen, how they selected the material and the typeface, and how they think their work connects with its particular landscape or setting. LetterScapes is a fitting tribute to the power of type writ large. XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_010-011 12/5/12 4:32 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan The Geometry of Type The Anatomy of 100 Essential Typefaces Stephen Coles Foreword by Erik Spiekermann Stephen Coles is a writer and typographer. After six years as creative director at FontShop in San Francisco, he now edits the websites Typographica, Fonts In Use and The Mid-Century Modernist. Erik Spiekermann founded MetaDesign, Germany’s largest design ﬁrm, in 1979 and FontShop in 1988; he now runs the design agency Edenspiekermann. Illustrated in colour throughout 24.5 x 19.0cm 256pp ISBN 978 0 500 241424 January £18.95 A visual treat for anyone who loves fonts and typographic design The Geometry of Type is the ultimate guide to the intricacies of typeface design. It explores 100 traditional and modern typefaces in loving detail, with a full spread devoted to each entry. Characters from each typeface are enlarged and annotated to reveal key features, anatomical details, and the finer, often-overlooked elements of type design. The book also shows how these attributes affect mood and readability. Sidebar information lists the designer and foundry, the year of release and the different weights and styles available, and feature boxes explain the origins and best uses for each typeface, such as whether it is suitable for running text or as a display font for headlines. To help you spot each typeface in the wider world, the full character set is shown, and the best letters for identification are highlighted. A beautiful and highly practical work of reference for font spotters, designers and users, The Geometry of Type is a close-up celebration of typefaces and great type design. Design 11 Revolution Graffiti Street Art of the New Egypt Mia Gröndahl Foreword by Tristan Manco Mia Gröndahl is a photographer. Among her other books are Gaza Graffiti: Messages of Love and Politics and Tahrir Square: The Heart of the Egyptian Revolution. Tristan Manco is the author of Street Sketchbook, Stencil Graffiti, Graffiti Brasil and Street Logos, all published by Thames & Hudson. Over 430 colour illustrations 21.0 x 24.0cm 208pp paperback ISBN 978 0 500 290941 April £16.95 12 Design Charts the rise of a powerful art movement that has spread through Egypt’s streets with a mix of passion and optimism The Egyptian Revolution that began on 25 January 2011 immediately gave rise to a wave of popular political and social expression in the form of graffiti and street art, phenomena that were almost unknown in the country under the old regime. Mia Gröndahl, a noted photographer, has followed and documented the constantly and rapidly changing graffiti art of the new Egypt from its beginnings, and here in more than 430 colour images celebrates the imagination, the skill, the humour and the political will of the young artists and activists who have claimed the walls of Cairo and other Egyptian cities as their canvas. From the simplest hand-written messages, through stencils and martyr portraits, to the elaborate murals of Mohamed Mahmoud Street, the messages on the walls are presented in themed sections – Revolution & Freedom, Egyptian & Proud, Cross & Crescent, Martyrs & Heroes – punctuated by interviews with some of the individual artists whose work has broken fresh ground. XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_012-013 12/5/12 4:31 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan The Postcard Age Selections from the Leonard A. Lauder Collection Lynda Klich & Benjamin Weiss Lynda Klich is Distinguished Lecturer, Art and Art History Department and Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College, CUNY. Benjamin Weiss is Leonard A. Lauder Curator of Visual Culture at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. 420 colour illustrations 24.0 x 21.5cm 296pp paperback ISBN 978 0 500 290729 February £19.95 Draws on one of the world’s finest and most comprehensive postcard collections to present an enthralling, exciting and sometimes disturbing portrait of the dawn of the modern age In the decades around 1900, postcards were Twitter, email, Flickr and Facebook all wrapped into one. A postcard craze swept the globe, wreaking havoc on international postal systems and giving rise to anecdotes about overburdened postmen who had to leave bags of cards undelivered. The craze for buying and sending postcards was married to a craze for collecting them. Millions upon millions of postcards were never posted; instead, they were tucked into boxes and albums, unused and in mint condition. Drawing on one of the finest and most comprehensive collections of postcards anywhere, The Postcard Age traces how big historical and cultural themes of the modern era played out on the postcard’s tiny canvas. Taken together, the almost 400 postcards represented in this book provide a vivid picture of the concerns, trends and pastimes of another era as well as a sampler of the artistic and historical riches offered by these messengers of the modern age. Design 13 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_014-015 14 Design 12/5/12 4:30 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_014-015 12/5/12 4:30 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Things Come Apart A Teardown Manual for Modern Living Todd McLellan Todd McLellan is a Toronto-based photographer who specializes in automotive, commercial and conceptual work. 163 colour illustrations 34.0 x 24.0cm 128pp inc. 8-page gatefold ISBN 978 0 500 516768 May £19.95 Makes visible the inner complexity of fifty of the world’s most iconic products Welcome to Todd McLellan’s unique photographic vision of the material world: fifty design classics – arranged first by size, and then by intricacy – are beautifully displayed, piece by piece, exploding in midair, or dissected in real-time frame-by-frame video stills. From swiss army knife to sewing machine, MacBook to microwave, accordion to aeroplane, each photograph is itself a work of art, and offers a reinterpretation of our familiar world. Every single component of each object is revealed. In addition, a component count vividly illustrates how technology has decreased in size while growing in complexity. Superb photography is interspersed with essays by experts from the worlds of technological innovation, DIY and restoration who discuss teardowns, disassembly, and reverse-engineering. Making visible the inner workings of some of the world’s most familiar designs, this book reconnects people with the child-like joy of taking something apart to see how it works; it is guaranteed to appeal to anyone with a curiosity about the material world. Design 15 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_016-017 Rosalind Krauss 12/5/12 5:12 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Hans Belting E.H. Gombrich Kenneth Clark Francis Haskell Svetlana Alpers Heinrich Wรถlfflin Clement Greenberg XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_016-017 12/5/12 5:12 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan The Books That Shaped Art History From Gombrich and Greenberg to Alpers and Krauss Edited by Richard Shone and John-Paul Stonard Richard Shone is Editor of The Burlington Magazine and author of a number of books on French and British art. John-Paul Stonard is an art historian formerly on the staff of The Burlington Magazine. He is the author of Fault Lines: Art in Germany 1945–55. 54 illustrations 23.5 x 16.9cm 264pp ISBN 978 0 500 238950 March £24.95 Abounding with ideas, this overview of the history of art is told through its most enduring literature The Books That Shaped Art History provides an invaluable roadmap of the field by reassessing the impact of the most important texts of art history published during the twentieth century. Each of the sixteen incisive chapters, focusing on a single book, is written by a leading art historian, curator or one of the promising scholars of today. In bringing these cross-generational contributions together, the book presents a concise and brilliant overview of the history of art. The sixteen books include Nikolaus Pevsner’s gospel of Modernism, Pioneers of the Modern Movement, Alfred H. Barr’s now legendary monograph on Matisse, E.H. Gombrich’s Art and Illusion and Rosalind Krauss’s The Originality of the Avant-Garde and Other Modernist Myths, which introduced structuralist and poststructuralist philosophy into art historical study. Initiated by and prepared under the auspices of The Burlington Magazine, each chapter analyses a single major work, mapping the intellectual development of its author, setting out the premises and argument of the book, discussing its position within the field of art history, and looking at its significance in the context both of its initial reception and its legacy. An introduction by John-Paul Stonard explores how art history has been forged by these outstanding contributions to scholarship, as well as by the dialogues and ruptures between them. The book is supplemented by contextual essays summarising the achievements of each art historian and offering a detailed publication history of their texts. Enlivening debates and questioning the very status of art history itself, this is an essential resource for students, teachers, bibliophiles and all those interested in visual culture and its histories. John Elderﬁeld on Alfred H. Barr’s Matisse Colin Amery on Nikolaus Pevsner’s Pioneers of the Modern Movement Boris Groys on Clement Greenberg’s Art and Culture Richard Verdi on Roger Fry’s Cézanne Susie Nash on Erwin Panofsky’s Early Netherlandish Painting Jeffrey Hamburger on Hans Belting’s Likeness and Presence and more Art 17 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_018-019 12/5/12 5:12 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Late Raphael Edited by Tom Henry and Paul Joannides Tom Henry is an internationally recognized expert in Italian Renaissance art. Among his other books are Luca Signorelli: The Complete Paintings, also published by Thames & Hudson. Paul Joannides is Professor in the History of Art at the University of Cambridge. 288 illustrations, 238 in colour 30.0 x 24.0cm 384pp ISBN 978 0 500 970492 April £39.95 18 Art Sublime works of art that provide a deeper knowledge of one of the masters – with Leonardo and Michelangelo – of High Renaissance art Published to accompany a major exhibition at the Museo del Prado, this book focuses on a crucial but hitherto neglected part of Raphael’s oeuvre: the work he and his pupils executed in Rome during the seven years from 1513 to the artist’s death in 1520. Nearly ninety works – including paintings such as Saint Cecile and Portrait of Baldassere Castiglione, as well as many significant drawings – illustrate the ways in which Raphael employed an astonishing range of technical devices, many of which were highly novel and enjoyed considerable subsequent influence: Raphael’s workshop methods eventually became a model for the great artistic enterprises of the seventeenth century, notably those of Rubens, Bernini and Pietro da Cortona. The book also clarifies and focuses on the work of his two most important pupils, Gianfrancesco Penni and Giulio Romano. The text surveys Raphael’s late paintings in chronological order, explores his range of styles, and investigates the role of his workshop in the design and production of his pictures. XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_018-019 12/5/12 5:12 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan The Young Van Dyck Edited by Alejandro Vergara and Friso Lammertse Alejandro Vergara is chief curator of Flemish and Northern European paintings at the Museo del Prado, Madrid. Friso Lammertse is curator of Old Master Paintings and Sculpture at the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam. 278 illustrations, 242 in colour 30.0 x 24.0cm 416pp ISBN 978 0 500 970508 April A magnificently illustrated book, packed with new scholarship, devoted to Van Dyck’s early work By the age of just twenty-two, Anthony Van Dyck (1599–1641) had produced over 160 paintings, many of them ambitious compositions of remarkable quality. This book offers an in-depth study of the artist’s early career, spanning the eight years between 1613, when the artist was just fourteen, to his departure for Italy from Antwerp in October 1621. Were the paintings he created during these years his only legacy, he would still be recognized as one of the greatest artists of the 17th century. Van Dyck’s precocious talents are brilliantly demonstrated in the many works reproduced here, among them such strikingly original masterpieces as The Betrayal of Christ and Saint Jerome in the Wilderness. Others – The Entry of Christ into Jerusalem and The Lamentation, for example – reveal Van Dyck at his most experimental. Van Dyck was also one of the first painters to rise to the challenge of Rubens’ omnipresent influence, evident in works such as Christ Crowned with Thorns. £45.00 Art 19 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_020-021 12/5/12 5:12 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan ‘They protest against the immorality of my work, they criticize me for loving women … But they are incapable of understanding what I do’ Auguste Rodin Rodin & Eros Reannounced Pascal Bonafoux is a French writer and art historian, whose books include Van Gogh: The Passionate Eye and Rembrandt: Substance and Shadow. 156 illustrations, 140 in colour 20.0 x 17.0cm 272pp ISBN 978 0 500 239001 January £19.95 20 Art Pascal Bonafoux Surveys Rodin’s erotic depictions of women in drawings, sculptures, plasters, bronzes and marble The theme of the erotic is ever present in the work of Auguste Rodin, both in his sculptures and in his many drawings. Throughout his career, he depicted sexual desire in all its facets, in every mood from delicate innocence to frank intensity, bearing witness to an endless fascination with the flesh and a love of the female form. Taking a chronological path through Rodin’s career, this is an intimate approach to the many faces of sex and sensuality in his body of work and in the society within which his art was forged. The text discusses his relationships with women, his friendships with poets and artists, and the controversy that his sculptures caused in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when French society was marked by a hypocritical disparity between public morals and private desires. This witty and perceptive book, packed with beautiful images, will shed new light on this intriguing aspect of the artist’s world and his skill at capturing the fleeting nature of pleasure in timeless art. XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_020-021 12/5/12 5:12 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Vincent’s Trees Paintings and Drawings by Van Gogh Ralph Skea Ralph Skea was formerly the Senior Lecturer in European Urban Conservation at the University of Dundee. He is the author of Vincent’s Gardens, also published by Thames & Hudson. 75 illustrations, 70 in colour 23.0 x 16.0cm 112pp ISBN 978 0 500 239049 February £12.95 A gorgeous gift book showcasing the variety and beauty of the trees in Van Gogh’s oeuvre, and a companion volume to Vincent’s Gardens Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890) felt a profound empathy with the natural environment, and considered the spiritual essence of trees to be comparable with that of human figures. Vincent’s Trees traces Van Gogh’s development as a painter of the arboral landscape – from his home province of North Brabant in Holland, through Paris to Provence. Ralph Skea’s elegant prose is accompanied by Van Gogh’s vibrant illustrations of trees, which range from pencil and ink sketches to watercolours and oils. Stylistic experiments encompassing Pointillism and compositions inspired by Japanese prints give way to the expressive, painterly depictions of his later work. The book’s pages are interspersed with quotes from Van Gogh’s letters, which convey the depth of his feeling for the natural landscape, and the force with which it affected him. This attractive gift book will appeal both to lovers of nature and lovers of Van Gogh’s paintings alike. Art 21 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_022-023 12/5/12 5:13 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan ‘I am an abstract artist in the sense that I abstract. I cannot be called non-ﬁgurative while I am still interested in the modern magic of space, primitive sex forms, the sensual and the erotic, disconcerting contours, the things of life’ William Scott William Scott: Catalogue Raisonné of Oil Paintings Reannounced Sarah Whitﬁeld is an art historian, writer and curator. She is co-author of the René Magritte Catalogue Raisonné, and serves on the authentication committee for the Estate of Francis Bacon. Each volume: c. 380 colour illustrations 30.5 x 27.5cm slipcased Vol 1: 280pp • Vol 2: 304pp Vol 3: 296pp • Vol 4: 392pp ISBN 978 0 500 970416 March £595.00 22 Art Sarah Whitfield The complete oil paintings of William Scott, a central figure in 20th-century art Over the course of nearly sixty years, William Scott painted more than 1,000 works in oil, all of them catalogued in this magnificent new fourvolume publication. Each work is accompanied by a catalogue note giving reasons for the dating together with any documentary material relevant to its history, much of it published here for the first time. An enormous amount of new information has been unearthed during the six years of research that has gone into this important project, research that not only reveals a great deal more than was previously known about the artist’s life and work but also about how both these aspects of his career had a bearing on the wider context of contemporary British art. The artist’s own papers and many previously unpublished letters and lecture notes have been made available by his family especially for this project. This landmark work will provide cultural and art historians, as well as dealers and the art trade, with a vital tool for further research. XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_022-023 12/5/12 5:13 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan ‘Can be wholeheartedly recommended … engagingly written, attractively illustrated … any art lover would be delighted to be given this book’ The Sunday Times In Another Light New in paperback | Compact format Patricia Gray Berman is Theodora L. and Stanley H. Feldberg Professor of Art at Wellesley College. 255 illustrations, 225 in colour 26.0 x 21.6cm 272pp paperback ISBN 978 0 500 290989 April £18.95 Danish Painting in the Nineteenth Century Patricia G. Berman A landmark study of 19th-century Danish painting, now available in a compact paperback format ‘A timely and important contribution to the sparse English-language literature on Danish painting … refreshingly detached and lucid … Berman’s writing is both scholarly and illuminating’ RA Magazine Between 1790 and 1910, Danish painters developed a national school of art that matched the artistic centres of France, Germany and Britain. The range of outstanding works created by Nicolai Abildgaard, Jens Juel, Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg, Christen Købke, P. S. Krøyer and Vilhelm Hammershøi reflect and refract the great stylistic tendencies of European art of the 19th century, including Classicism, Romanticism, Impressionism and Symbolism. Illustrated with over two hundred key works of art drawn from the leading Danish collections, this is the only book available in English that surveys Danish painting across the 19th century. Written by a major scholar in the field, and featuring all the icons of the Danish Golden Age, this is an essential addition to all art libraries. Art 23 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_024-025 12/5/12 5:11 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_024-025 12/5/12 5:11 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan The Magic of M. C. Escher New in paperback J. L. Locher, Director of the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague, was a close friend of Escher’s. W. F. Veldhuysen is Chairman of the M. C. Escher Foundation in the Netherlands. Introduction by J. L. Locher Foreword by W. F. Veldhuysen The classic study of a great maverick who so memorably linked the world of image-making with geometry and paradox, now available in paperback ‘A stunning anthology covering the entire scope of Escher’s vision’ The Times ‘Fantastic’ The Observer 380 illustrations, 330 in colour 31.5 x 26.7cm 206pp paperback ISBN 978 0 500 290736 May £19.95 No artist ever worked harder to render the visions of his mind’s eye than M. C. Escher. A superb draughtsman, he set himself the challenge of portraying other-worldly transformations of space within the familiar boundaries set by a sheet of paper. The resulting images have become the favourite artworks of hundreds of thousands of people around the world. As beautiful and as rigorous as an Escher work itself, this book does brilliant justice to the artist’s visual invention. Escher’s works are arranged to form a cinematic journey of discovery, superbly interweaving his betterknown prints with numerous working drawings and sketches (including twelve colour fold-outs), the artist’s eloquent words, and observations by Escher expert J. L. Locher. Newly available in paperback, this remains the best one-volume book ever published on Escher’s life and work. XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_026-027 12/5/12 5:12 PM How to Read Contemporary Art Michael Wilson Michael Wilson is an independent critic, editor, and curator who contributes regularly to Artforum and Time Out New York, and has written extensively for other publications including frieze, Modern Painters and Art Monthly. 629 illustrations, 575 in colour 24.0 x 17.0cm 396pp ﬂexibound ISBN 978 0 500 970447 May £24.95 26 Art The latest volume in the popular ‘How to Read’ series surveys 400 of the most important and influential art works from the last twenty years Today’s artists create work that is challenging, exciting – and often perplexing. Exploring the significance and impact of a broad selection of the most prominent artists working across the globe – including Marina Abramović, Maurizio Cattelan, Tacita Dean, Olafur Eliasson, Thomas Hirschhorn, Gabriel Orozco, Ai Weiwei and many more – How to Read Contemporary Art provides a vital key to understanding the ever-changing face of art at the beginning of the 21st century. Succinct profiles dedicated to each of the 175 featured artists describe the media, influences and themes that shape their practice. Encompassing work in video, film, photography, installation, sculpture, painting, drawing, digital media and performance, this is a vibrant and accessible companion for art lovers everywhere. Black Yellow Magenta Cyan XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_026-027 12/5/12 5:12 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Roy Lichtenstein’s ABC Bob Adelman Bob Adelman, photojournalist and longtime friend of Lichtenstein’s, collaborated with him on this book as well as on The Art of Roy Lichtenstein and Brad ‘61. Illustrated in colour throughout 20.3 x 20.3cm 64pp ISBN 978 0 500 516836 April A reissued classic from the master of pop art, published to coincide with the major Lichtenstein retrospective showing at Tate Modern this spring One of the founders of pop art, Roy Lichtenstein is best known for large-scale renditions of comic-strip art, and for fusing comicbook techniques with ‘high art’ in his appropriations of such artists as Picasso and Mondrian. His distinctive look – filled with brilliant colour, dots and stripes – is one of the most identifiable in all contemporary art. Here Lichtenstein’s unique style celebrates the ABC, with results that are surprising, delightful and amusing. D is for a comically vicious growling Dog. H is a Horse that races by in dizzying blaze of dots and stripes. And A is for ART, Lichtenstein’s first pop comic masterpiece, Look Mickey, now in the collection of the National Gallery of Art, Washington DC. This mini-retrospective is the perfect gift for art lovers, letter lovers or those just cutting their teeth on the alphabet. £9.95 Art 27 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_028-029 Ad Reinhardt Alexander Calder Anselm Kiefer Camille Henrot Howard Hodgkin Dexter Dalwood Dominique GonzalezFoerster Donald Fels Eric Fischl Francesco Clemente Lynda Benglis 28 Art 12/5/12 5:11 PM Frank Stella Hanuman Books Henri Cartier-Bresson John Baldessari Jon Kessler Matti Braun Keith Sonnier Louise Despont Luisa Lambri Martin Parr Luigi Ontani The Otolith Group Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Peter Kinley Richard Long Robert Kushner Robert Rauschenberg Wolfgang Laib Roy Lichtenstein Sophie Calle Taryn Simon William Gedney Alexander Gorlizki Gyan Panchal XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_028-029 12/5/12 5:11 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Western Artists and India Creative Inspirations in Art and Design Edited by Shanay Jhaveri Shanay Jhaveri is the editor of Outsider Films on India: 1950 –1990, and has curated ﬁlm programmes at Tate Modern, Frieze and INIVA. 391 illustrations, 280 in colour 29.0 x 21.5cm 272pp ISBN 978 0 500 516881 May The two-way inspirational relationship between the West and India, as seen through the prism of design and the visual arts Western Artists and India identifies the cross-cultural exchanges that took place between India and the West after decolonization, with its primary focus on important American and European artists and designers who travelled to India post independence and created works inspired by their visits. While providing a valuable portrait of a largely unacknowledged aspect of the history of art produced in India, their journeys serve as the conduit to an examination of the growth of Indian Modernism and rare moments of local patronage. This highly original volume has nearly 400 images, which include many hitherto unpublished photographs from personal archives. It comprises seven authoritative essays by noted critics and art historians; four fascinating interviews with the artists Howard Hodgkin, Lynda Benglis, Luigi Ontani and Wolfgang Laib; a specially commissioned contribution by the artist Matti Braun; and representative portfolios of 29 artists. £29.95 Art 29 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_030-031 12/5/12 5:13 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Sculpture Now Anna Moszynska Anna Moszynska was the founder of the MA in Contemporary Art at Sotheby’s Institute of Art in London, where she now acts as a consultant. Her other books include Abstract Art (also in the World of Art series) and Antony Gormley Drawing. 215 illustrations, 209 in colour 21.0 x 15.0cm 232pp paperback ISBN 978 0 500 204177 February £9.95 30 Art A lucid, broad and completely up-to-date account of global contemporary sculpture written by a leading art historian Sculpture Now surveys the dynamic developments in sculptural practice worldwide since the mid-1990s, outlining major trends and identifying the groundbreaking artists who are forging new paths and setting the contemporary agenda. Anna Moszynska’s text is organized around seven key themes, from the use of the body in sculpture and the appropriation of everyday materials to the importance of nature and ecology to today’s artists, the relationship with design and other disciplines, and the enormous impact of installation in the twenty-first century. Established artists such as Jeff Koons, Ai Weiwei, Damien Hirst, Gabriel Orozco, Isa Genzken, Mirosław Bałka and Doris Salcedo are featured alongside an international cross-section of the most promising new talent, including Sopheap Pich, Anselm Reyle, Karla Black, Sarah Sze and Thomas Houseago. With over 200 colour illustrations displaying a huge range of sculptural work, Sculpture Now offers the essential account of one of the most exciting and experimental forms in contemporary artistic practice. XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_030-031 12/5/12 5:13 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_032-033 12/5/12 5:13 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Francis Bacon Five Decades Edited by Anthony Bond Anthony Bond is Curatorial Director at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Over 215 colour illustrations 27.5 x 22.0cm 240pp ISBN 978 0 500 093757 March £34.95 32 Art A consummate picture of a complex and conflicted artist whose work retains its visceral impact today Marking twenty years since Francis Bacon’s death, Francis Bacon: Five Decades provides a timely account of the life and work of Francis Bacon, one of the greatest figurative painters of the 20th century. Essays by international scholars provide new insights into Bacon’s art and life, and some fifty-five paintings from every decade of his career – from the pensive yet shocking works of the 1940s to the enormous, exuberantly coloured canvases of the 1970s and 80s – show Bacon’s unique representations of the human body through his mastery of paint. As well as the sensual enjoyment of paint, Bacon’s work speaks of violence, from depictions of a screaming pope to crucifixions, animals and carcasses, ancient Greek figures and distorted, emotionally charged portraits of his close friends and lovers. Over 150 additional illustrations portray his studio, friends and lovers, and reveal the diversity of his source materials, from Velázquez to the motion photos of Eadweard Muybridge. XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_032-033 12/5/12 5:13 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan ‘Lavish … Jacky Klein leads us into the warped world of this crossdressing potter with a keen intellect and a sharp social insight’ The Times ‘Clear, generous and insightful … In unravelling the mystique behind Perry, Klein shows why this unlikely artist is, in fact, most likely a national treasure’ The Financial Times Grayson Perry Updated and expanded Jacky Klein is an art historian and writer specializing in 20th-century and contemporary art. Formerly a curator at London’s Hayward Gallery, she is the co-author with Suzy Klein of What is Contemporary Art? A Children’s Guide, also published by Thames & Hudson. 374 illustrations, 357 in colour 29.6 x 23.6cm 288pp paperback ISBN 978 0 500 290804 March £24.95 Jacky Klein A revised and expanded edition of the definitive monograph on the Turner Prize-winning artist Grayson Perry has captured the public imagination like no other British artist in recent memory. His hard-hitting yet exquisite work, which includes tapestry, prints, sculpture and drawing as well as pots, references his own upbringing and his life as a transvestite while also engaging with broader issues, from war and religion to politics and sex. In this first major monograph on the artist, now updated and expanded, Jacky Klein explores his work through a discussion of his major themes and subjects. A completely new chapter examines Perry’s fascination with pilgrimage, including many of his most renowned works, such as The Walthamstow Tapestry, The Westfield Vase, the cast-iron sculpture The Tomb of the Unknown Craftsman, and the major tapestry cycle The Vanity of Small Differences. Perry’s own perceptive commentaries on individual pieces give unique access to his imaginative world and creative processes. With a fully up-to-date biography, bibliography and exhibition history, Grayson Perry remains the essential book on one of today’s most popular and important artists. Art 33 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_034-035 34 Art 12/5/12 5:20 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_034-035 12/5/12 5:20 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Cornelia Parker Iwona Blazwick • Foreword by Yoko Ono Iwona Blazwick has been Director of the Whitechapel Gallery in London since 2003. Yoko Ono is a renowned artist and activist. Bruce Ferguson is Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at The American University in Cairo. 351 illustrations, 319 in colour 28.0 x 24.0cm 256pp ISBN 978 0 500 093733 May £35.00 The first monograph to survey Cornelia Parker’s entire career from the late 1970s to today Cornelia Parker is one of the most thoughtful, profound and poetic artists working in Britain today. Exploring everything from ghosts and gravity to relics and the unconscious, she transforms everyday objects into compelling works of art. Parker’s projects – which have included blowing up a shed, steamrolling musical instruments, suspending charcoal taken from a church struck by lightning, and sending meteorites back into space – have been both loved by the public and acclaimed by the critics. In this comprehensively illustrated book, the artist takes the reader on a personal tour through her works, revealing their conception and process of creation alongside drawings, photographs, video pieces and installations. Parker’s engaging commentaries describe her adventures with the unlikely institutions that have helped create her works, as well as her wide-ranging travels. Organized chronologically to show the development in Parker’s thinking and practice, the book features five thematic essays by Iwona Blazwick, a foreword by Yoko Ono and an introduction by curator Bruce Ferguson. Supplemented by a biography, bibliography and exhibition history, this is the definitive book on one of the leading artists of our time. Art 35 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_036-037 12/5/12 5:17 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Korean Art The Power of Now Edited by Hossein Amirsadeghi Executive Editor: Marcelle Joseph Hossein Amirsadeghi is a writer, publisher, editor and documentary ﬁlm maker. Among his other books are Sanctuary, Contemporary Art Brazil, Different Sames, New Vision and Unleashed, all published by Thames & Hudson. Over 500 colour illustrations 29.0 x 25.0cm 304pp ISBN 978 0 500 970454 April £48.00 36 Art A lavish exploration of the vitality and vision of Korean contemporary art Despite its relatively small size, Korea has perhaps the most sophisticated contemporary art scene in Asia. In recent years, its vibrancy has been lighting up the whole world, with artists such as Do Ho Suh, Kimsooja, Michael Joo and Koo Jeong-A emerging as major players on the international art scene. This book profiles these and many other acclaimed figures, as well as such up-and-coming artists as Lee Yong Baek, Jeon Joohno, Moon Kyungwon and Nikki S. Lee. Influential curators, among them Doryun Chong, Seungduk Kim, Sungwon Kim and Young Chul Lee, are also interviewed, as are heads of some of the country’s leading arts institutions. The country’s art historical origins are explored within the context of modernist preoccupations both inside and outside Korea. Incisive and in-depth essays by leading international scholars Sook-Kyung Lee, Youngna Kim and John Rajchman serve to make the book a vital resource for both those in the know and readers wishing to acquaint themselves with Korea’s contemporary scene for the first time. XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_036-037 12/5/12 5:17 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Chinese Lives Victor H. Mair, Sanping Chen and Frances Wood Victor H. Mair is Professor of Chinese Language and Literature at the University of Pennsylvania. His numerous publications include The True History of Tea and The Tarim Mummies. Sanping Chen has written widely on Chinese culture and history. Frances Wood is head of the Chinese collections at the British Library. 83 illustrations, 52 in colour 23.4 x 15.6cm 232pp ISBN 978 0 500 251928 March £18.95 From emperors and concubines to philosophers, writers and revolutionaries – nearly 100 lives of those who shaped China China is the most populous country on earth, and has the longest history of any modern nation. Its cultural and scientific achievements are well documented; but who were the people who created this enduring civilization and what were they like? Here is a fresh and involving approach to the story of China, told through concise biographies of 96 people from all walks of life. On its pages will be found a colourful array of individuals from over 3,000 years of China’s history, from an early warrior lady of the 13th century BC, Fu Hao, to the late 20th-century leader Deng Xiaoping. They include emperors and empresses, concubines, officials and political figures, rebels, exiles, philosophers, writers, artists, musicians, scientists, military leaders and committed pacifists: their careers, achievements, misdeeds, disasters, punishments, ideas and love stories make this an unforgettable read. Illustrated with numerous portraits, paintings, documents, bronzes and sculptures, and written in an attractive, authoritative style, this is the perfect introduction to China’s past and her peoples for the 21st century. Biography 37 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_038-039 12/5/12 5:16 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Verdi and/or Wagner New in paperback Peter Conrad taught English literature at Christ Church, Oxford, from 1973 to 2011. One of the great cultural critics of our time, he has written many and varied books, including Modern Times, Modern Places; A Song of Love and Death: The Meaning of Opera; and Creation: Artists, Gods and Origins. 51 illustrations, 24 in colour 23.5 x 16.9cm 384pp paperback ISBN 978 0 500 290859 February £18.95 38 Biography Two Men, Two Worlds, Two Centuries Peter Conrad New in paperback, Peter Conrad’s acclaimed exploration of the two composers’ affinities – and insuperable differences ‘Immensely erudite and very funny … A must for lovers or haters of either composer’ The Guardian ‘A characteristic, often brilliant helter-skelter ride through the life, times and works of the composers, their women and their trails of posthumous inﬂuence … fascinating enough to be scoured cover-to-cover with pencil in hand’ Gramophone ‘Many fascinating insights pepper the book … no one has commented so fully on contemporary productions of the operas of both Verdi and Wagner as Conrad’ The Times Literary Supplement ‘Has done more than any actual production I’ve seen to make me excited about opera … Conrad has provided me with a means of accessing opera speciﬁcally, as well as a way of thinking about music in general’ Prospect ‘A scintillating and absorbing read’ Opera XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_038-039 12/5/12 5:16 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan ‘Alexandra Harris presents a Woolf for the 21st century’ The Spectator Virginia Woolf New in paperback Cultural historian and writer Alexandra Harris is a brilliant, original and wonderfully engaging new voice whose ﬁrst book, Romantic Moderns, was winner of the Guardian First Book Award 2010 and a Somerset Maugham Award. She is currently Lecturer in English at the University of Liverpool. Alexandra Harris Newly available in paperback, Alexandra Harris’s lauded biography of one of the greats of literary modernism ‘A wonderfully perceptive, unpretentious study which is pacy in style, riveting in content and perfectly accessible to the most obdurate Woolf-avoider … Every page of Harris’s book is pervaded by Woolf’s passion for life, her sense of fun and her immense capacity for joy … by the ﬁnal page, Harris has made you desperate to tackle the novels’ Daily Mail ‘Harris tells the story crisply and with personality, and the book is beautifully produced by Thames & Hudson’ The Guardian ‘A miracle of clarity and concision’ Washington Post 46 illustrations 21.5 x 13.5cm 192pp paperback ISBN 978 0 500 290866 February £9.95 In this gripping account of the life and work of Virginia Woolf, Alexandra Harris uses vivid flashes of detail to evoke Woolf’s changing preoccupations. We move from the close-packed rhythms of a Victorian childhood to the experiments of Bloomsbury, and see her ‘drawn on and on’ to tackle ever more challenging forms of writing. Harris considers each of the novels in context, traces the course of Woolf’s ‘afterlife’, and shows why, over seventy years after her death, she continues to haunt us. Literary Biography 39 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_040-041 12/5/12 5:17 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_040-041 12/5/12 5:17 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan The Wry Romance of the Literary Rectory Deborah Alun-Jones Deborah Alun-Jones was brought up in an English village in Surrey and attended Wellington College, going on to study at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, and University College London, where she specialized in the work of Jane Austen, Virginia Woolf and Sylvia Plath. 75 illustrations, 12 in colour 22.9 x 15.2cm 208pp ISBN 978 0 500 516775 March £18.95 Enchanting places that have inspired writers from Alfred Tennyson and Rupert Brooke to Vikram Seth and Edmund de Waal The British rural idyll is epitomized by the mellow bricks and mortar of the rectory: the icon of serenity, restraint, civility and continuity. While all is not what it seems, nevertheless – for many – the archetypal Georgian rectory nestling beside an ancient church evokes a scene from a Jane Austen novel. But for others it conjures up something much darker and elemental, such as the parsonage at Haworth on the Yorkshire Moors where the Brontë sisters led such confined yet creative lives. In this engaging book, Deborah Alun-Jones goes inside the rectory to explore the lives of writers and poets who were either the children of clergy – such as Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Dorothy L. Sayers and Edmund de Waal – or who, as in the case of Rupert Brooke and John Betjeman, have been seduced by the romance, seclusion and enduring values that these properties embody. The story is sometimes one of overcoming adversity, whether it was exile in a Yorkshire rectory for the London wit and essayist Sydney Smith in the early 1800s; struggling with a bitter and melancholic father for Alfred Tennyson and his siblings; or seeking his vocation in the Welsh hills for the poet-rector R. S. Thomas. For others, it has been a question of entering a world where literary voices still resound, such as Vikram Seth at the Old Rectory in Bemerton, near Salisbury, where the seventeenth-century poet George Herbert lived, or Edmund de Waal and his brothers growing up in the 1970s in the Chancery at Lincoln, home to the prodigiously creative Benson family a century earlier. The stories from the rectory are often heart-warming and fit a romantic image of a golden age, with amateur theatricals, games of tennis and picnics on the lawn; but Deborah Alun-Jones reveals that the serene exterior often belied the tensions within – the very tensions that have produced some of the greatest writers and poets in the English language. XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_042-043 12/5/12 5:16 PM A timeless series, relaunched for the 21st century, that offers the perfect introduction to the tantalizing mysteries of the world’s great esoteric traditions. Already available The classic ‘Art and Imagination’ series has been given a contemporary makeover by top graphicdesign firm Barnbrook. The authoritative texts and rare, vibrant imagery have been put into an up-todate format, and each title incorporates new pictures, captions and an updated reference section. The series is the perfect introduction to rich and original subject matter for anyone fascinated by the great esoteric traditions of the world. Sacred Tibet Imagination, Magic and Myth Philip Rawson ISBN 978 0 500 810491 Tantra The Indian Cult of Ecstasy Philip Rawson ISBN 978 0 500 810484 Atlantis Lost Lands, Ancient Wisdom Geoffrey Ashe ISBN 978 0 500 810514 The Temple Meeting Place of Heaven and Earth John M. Lundquist ISBN 978 0 500 810507 Black Yellow Magenta Cyan XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_042-043 12/5/12 5:16 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Celtic Mysteries The Ancient Religion John Sharkey A richly illustrated introduction to ancient Celtic religion that brings to life its fascinating beliefs, rituals and art 118 illustrations, 42 in colour 21.0 x 15.0cm 128pp paperback ISBN 978 0 500 810569 February £7.95 This new and completely redesigned edition offers a vivid and evocative insight into the last tribal culture in Europe. Sharkey explores the mysterious beliefs of these ancient people: their gods and monuments, heroic tales and pagan rituals, and the enduring imaginative power of their art and lore. Their epic mythmaking and sinuous art conjure a world of strange transformations and liminal states, moving freely between life and death, light and dark, mortal and divine. The latter part of the book comprises eleven richly illustrated ‘Themes’ sections, illuminating groupings of ancient art that complement the main text. John Sharkey is an expert on Celtic ancient history, spirituality and archaeology. Among his other books are Celtic High Crosses of Wales, The Meeting of the Tracks: Rock Art in Ancient Wales and The Medicine Tree: Traditional Healing in Wales from Prehistory to the Present. Alchemy The Secret Art Stanislas Klossowski de Rola The perfect illustrated introduction to alchemy and alchemical imagery that explains the essence of the secret art: the quest for perfect unity 193 illustrations, 35 in colour 21.0 x 15.0cm 128pp paperback ISBN 978 0 500 810552 February £7.95 Here is a colourful and vibrant guide to alchemy. Stanislas Klossowski de Rola elucidates the mysterious language and polyvalent symbolism from a variety of perspectives – practical, spiritual, elemental and historical – and explains how the true alchemist differs from the modern chemist and the false practitioner. Gold is only a by-product and emblem of the Great Work of the alchemist. The latter part of the book comprises the full text of a seventeenth-century exposition upon an alchemist’s dream-poem, and five richly illustrated ‘Themes’ sections, reproducing full sequences of alchemical thought, art and paraphernalia. Stanislas Klossowski de Rola is the author of The Golden Game: Alchemical Engravings of the Seventeenth Century, also published by Thames & Hudson. Mind, Body and Spirit 43 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_044-045 12/5/12 5:40 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan ‘Superb, a highly innovative and remarkable introduction to the study of ancient Mesoamerica’ John M. D. Pohl, Fowler Museum of Cultural History, UCLA Ancient Mexico and Central America Third Edition Susan Toby Evans is Professor of Anthropology at Pennsylvania State University. A widely recognized expert in the ﬁeld of Mesoamerican studies, she is senior editor (with David Webster) of Archaeology of Ancient Mexico and Central America: An Encyclopedia. 489 illustrations, 81 in colour 22.9 x 18.7cm 624pp paperback ISBN 978 0 500 290668 January £32.00 44 Archaeology & History Archaeology and Culture History Susan Toby Evans The foremost, prizewinning textbook in this subject area, now thoroughly updated for the third edition ‘The most comprehensive, up-to-date overview of ancient Mesoamerica available … will be widely consulted by those seeking an introduction to the long and rich history of prehispanic Mesoamerica and by scholars seeking a synthesis of current research and discoveries’ Deborah Nichols, Dartmouth College This is the definitive textbook on the archaeology and history of Mexico and Central America, written by the leading academic in the field. The first edition won the Society for American Archaeology book award. Richly illustrated with photographs, diagrams, reconstruction images and detailed maps of each region, this third edition includes new special features and boxes on Figurines, Mesoamerican Culture Traits, Language, Maya Royal Tombs, Tikal and Tenochtitlan’s Population; thoroughly revised chapters on the Aztecs and the chronology of the period; and updated references that address the major new publications since the second edition. XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_044-045 12/5/12 5:40 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan ‘A pioneering synthesis’ Antiquity Mexico Seventh Edition Ancient People and Places Michael D. Coe is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at Yale University. Among his many publications are the companion volume to this book, The Maya, and The True History of Chocolate (see p48). Rex Koontz is Director of the School of Art and Professor of Art History at the University of Houston and has written widely on ancient Mexican art, architecture and aesthetics. 189 illustrations, 20 in colour 24.1 x 15.9cm 248pp paperback ISBN 978 0 500 290767 April £14.95 From the Olmecs to the Aztecs Michael D. Coe and Rex Koontz The classic short introduction to pre-Columbian Mexico, fully revised, expanded and updated ‘Fascinating reading ... an accessible, informed and extremely well illustrated introductory book’ Popular Archaeology This authoritative volume has been revised throughout and expanded, with new images and accounts of the major discoveries of recent years. Updates begin with the earliest periods: one of the enduring puzzles surrounding Mexican prehistory, the origins of maize farming, has at last been solved. There are insights into the latest finds at the Olmec sites at Chiapas de Corzo and Zazacatla. The Classic city of Teotihuacan continues to yield new discoveries, changing the way we look at this major site. The Post-Classic Huastec people are covered in greater detail. And the unearthing of burial deposits in the centre of the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan has led to a fresh understanding of the history and symbolism of this hallowed area. Widely assigned by course tutors, this book remains essential reading for students, travellers and anyone interested in ancient Mexico. Archaeology & History 45 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_046-047 12/5/12 5:40 PM ‘A magniﬁcent achievement – Chris Scarre has brought together a brilliant international team to provide the most up-to-date overview of world prehistory. The Human Past is absolutely essential reading for all students of archaeology’ Barry Cunliffe, University of Oxford ‘Brings alive world archaeology in an exciting, accessible and informative way … by far the best introduction available’ Cyprian Broodbank, Institute of Archaeology, University College London ‘Excellent all-round coverage and multi-author approach … a superlative introductory text’ Timothy Taylor, University of Vienna 46 Archaeology Black Yellow Magenta Cyan XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_046-047 12/5/12 5:40 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan The Human Past Third Edition Chris Scarre is Professor of Archaeology at Durham University. He is the author of Landscapes of Neolithic Brittany, The Megalithic Monuments of Britain and Ireland and Ancient Civilizations (with Brian Fagan); and editor of Past Worlds: The Times Atlas of Archaeology and The Seventy Wonders of the Ancient World. 788 illustrations, 296 in colour 27.7 x 21.6cm 784pp paperback ISBN 978 0 500 290644 January ÂŁ35.00 World Prehistory & the Development of Human Societies Edited by Chris Scarre The third edition of the acclaimed textbook that presents an accessible and up-to-date account of what we know today about the origins and development of human society The Human Past has established itself as the most thorough and authoritative introductory survey of human prehistory and the development of civilizations around the globe, adopted by colleges and universities worldwide. With a clear and logical framework, and written by an international team of 24 acknowledged experts, this unique textbook provides a comprehensive overview of world prehistory through a series of chapters focusing on individual regions and periods that presents the vast panorama of human social, cultural and economic development over the past three million years. This new edition has been completely revised and updated, with more colour illustrations, to take account of new discoveries and developments, including what the analysis of ancient DNA tells us about our evolution; the latest theories about the domestication of key plants and animals, including rice and maize; and new thinking on the earliest Paleoindian hunting strategies. Archaeology 47 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_048-049 12/5/12 5:59 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan ‘A true classic’ The Literary Review ‘Genuinely scholarly and highly entertaining ... erudite and delightful’ The Sunday Telegraph ‘A splendid treat’ The New York Review of Books The True History of Chocolate Third Edition Sophie D. Coe, an anthropologist and food historian, was the author of America’s First Cuisines. Michael D. Coe, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and Curator Emeritus at the Peabody Museum of Natural History at Yale University, is the author of Breaking the Maya Code, Royal Cities of the Ancient Maya and Mexico (see p45), all published by Thames & Hudson. 99 illustrations, 14 in colour 23.2 x 15.5cm 280pp paperback ISBN 978 0 500 290682 June £14.95 48 Archaeology & History Sophie D. Coe and Michael D. Coe A richly detailed and illustrated investigation into the story of the world’s favourite food, now in its third edition Chocolate – ‘the food of the gods’ – has had a long and eventful history. Its story is expertly told here by the doyen of Maya studies, Michael Coe, and his late wife, Sophie. The book begins 3,000 years ago in the Mexican jungles and goes on to draw on aspects of archaeology, botany and socioeconomics. Used as currency and traded by the Aztecs, chocolate arrived in Europe via the conquistadors, and was soon a favourite drink with aristocrats. By the 19th century and industrialization, chocolate became a food for the masses – until its revival in our own time as a luxury item. The third edition of this classic book includes some tantalizing new data on the first cultivation of the cacao tree in the northwest Amazon, and the discovery of the chocolate process in southern Mesoamerica, long before the rise of the Olmecs. Chocolate has also been giving up some of its secrets to modern neuroscientists, who have been investigating how flavour perception is mediated by the human brain. And, finally, the book closes with two contemporary accounts of how chocolate manufacturers have (or have not) been dealing with the ethical side of the industry. XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_048-049 12/5/12 5:59 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan ‘An ideal introduction to one of the world’s great classical sites’ The Sunday Times The Complete Pompeii New in paperback Joanne Berry teaches ancient history and archaeology at Swansea University. Pompeii has been the focus of her research for the past twenty years, and she has participated in several international projects at the site. She is the co-author, with Nigel Pollard, of The Complete Roman Legions, also published by Thames & Hudson. Joanne Berry Published to coincide with a major exhibition at the British Museum, an essential account of Pompeii, the world’s bestpreserved ancient city ‘A triumph, a must for everyone interested in the most famous site of the ancient world. Beautifully written and magniﬁcently illustrated, packed with fascinating information … Berry talks about Pompeii’s people, history, religion, society, art, culture and economic activity with a unique vividness, depth and breadth’ The Sunday Telegraph ‘Dazzling … an excellent companion’ The New York Times ‘Highly readable and lavishly illustrated … a boon for archaeology buffs’ Publishers Weekly 318 illustrations, 275 in colour 25.4 x 19.2cm 256pp paperback ISBN 978 0 500 290927 April £14.95 Pompeii is the best known and probably the most important archaeological site in the world. The drama of Pompeii’s end has been handed down by Roman writers, its paintings and mosaics have astonished visitors since their discovery, and its houses and public buildings still present a vivid picture of life, disaster and death in a Roman town. This book, now available in paperback, is the most up-to-date, authoritative and comprehensive account for the general reader of its rise, splendour and fall. Archaeology & History 49 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_050-051 12/5/12 5:41 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Also in the series Ancient Athens on Five Drachmas a Day 978 0 500 051573 Ancient Egypt on Five Deben a Day 978 0 500 251485 Ancient Rome on Five Denarii a Day 978 0 500 051474 Renaissance Florence on Five Florins a Day 978 0 500 251621 Shakespeare’s London on Five Groats a Day 978 0 500 251508 The Wild West on Five Bits a Day 978 0 500 28872 The Sultan’s Istanbul on Five Kurush a Day Charles FitzRoy Charles FitzRoy is the author of Renaissance Florence on Five Florins a Day, a companion to this volume, as well as numerous other books on history and travel. He runs Fine Art Travel, which organizes tours all over Europe, including to Istanbul. 92 illustrations, 18 in colour 20.0 x 13.5cm 144pp ISBN 978 0 500 251935 February £12.95 50 Archaeology & History Palaces and mosques, coffee houses and baths – your guide to the city of the Sultans This entertaining and informative guide takes you on a journey back to the era of the Grand Tour, when Istanbul was a favourite destination for enterprising travellers. You’ll find it impossible not to be in awe of the magnificent palaces and sublime mosques of the Ottomans, and the great artistic and architectural achievements of the Byzantines who preceded them – not least the majestic basilica of Ayasofya. Along the way you will encounter an exotic cast of characters, ranging from the sultan and his harem, the grand vizier holding court in the Sublime Porte and swaggering janissaries to self-important ambassadors, wealthy merchants, muftis in their tall, white turbans, Muslim women hidden behind their veils and a splendid array of nationalities from every corner of Europe and the Ottoman Empire. For the more daring, you can see the beautiful women on offer in the slave market, join the crowds attending an execution or taste the forbidden delicacies on offer in the most risqué coffee houses and opium dens. There has never been a better time to visit the remarkable city of Istanbul. XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_050-051 12/5/12 5:41 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Other Unofﬁcial Manuals: Gladiator 978 0 500 051672 Knight 978 0 500 251607 Legionary 978 0 500 251515 Samurai 978 0 500 251881 Viking The Norse Warrior’s (Unofficial) Manual John Haywood John Haywood is Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of History, University of Lancaster. Among his other books are The Historical Atlas of the Celtic World and The New Atlas of World History, both published by Thames & Hudson. 135 illustrations, 29 in colour 19.8 x 12.5cm 208pp ISBN 978 0 500 251942 March £12.95 A witty and informative guide to the life of the Viking warrior, perfect for readers young and old Vikings are the lords of the northern seas. Fame, glory and wealth await those who brave storms and enemy spears to plunder far and wide in foreign lands. Who wouldn’t like a piece of the action? To come home laden with silver, earning a reputation that will live on long after lesser men have been forgotten? This book gives you all the information you need to become a successful Viking warrior in the 10th century. Learn how to join a war band; what to look for in a good leader; how to behave at a feast; what weapons and armour to choose; how to fight in a shield wall; where to go raiding; how to plunder a monastery and ransom a monk; how to navigate at sea; and what to expect if you die gloriously in battle. Combining the latest archaeological discoveries with modern-day reconstructions and tales from the Norse sagas, this book – written by a leading authority on the period – paints a vivid picture of what it was like to be a Viking warrior. Archaeology & History 51 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_052-053 12/5/12 5:41 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan ‘Full of character, combining proper research with a sure eye to what attracts and sustains an audience’s attention’ Scotland on Sunday The Highland Clans New in paperback Alistair Moffat is a well-known writer and television producer. His books include Before Scotland, Arthur and the Lost Kingdoms, The Sea Kingdoms, The Borders and The Scots: A Genetic Journey. He is Rector of the University of St Andrews. 86 illustrations, 35 in colour 20.0 x 13.5cm 176pp paperback ISBN 978 0 500 290842 February £7.95 52 Archaeology & History Alistair Moffat The compelling history of the Highland clans, recounted by a master storyteller ‘The best popular text of its kind … Alistair Moffat is both a scholar and a writer in touch with ordinary folk. He deals with controversial topics expertly and keeps the facts in focus’ Scots Magazine The story of the Highland clans is a gripping one, full of celebrated names and heroic deeds. It is also, as Alistair Moffat reveals, the story of a fearless people, shaped by the unique traditions and landscape of the Scottish Highlands. Here, he traces the history of the clans from their Celtic origins to the coming of the Romans, through the great battles of Bannockburn and Flodden, to the Clearances and the present day. The illustrations bring the stories to life with historical portraits and depictions of significant events such as the battles or the Highland dances. The story of the clans is also about the pain of leaving, with the great emigrations to the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Complete with a clan map and an alphabetical list of clans, this is a must for anyone interested in the history of Scotland. XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_052-053 12/5/12 5:41 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan The Origins of the Irish J. P. Mallory J. P. Mallory is a world expert on the interconnection of archaeology and linguistics and is the author of the standard work In Search of the Indo-Europeans, also published by Thames & Hudson. He is Emeritus Professor of Prehistoric Archaeology at Queen’s University Belfast and a member of the Royal Irish Academy. 122 illustrations 23.4 x 15.6cm 320pp ISBN 978 0 500 051757 January £19.95 The first major attempt in nearly a century to address the core issues of how the Irish people came into being About 80,000,000 people today can trace their descent back to the first occupants of Ireland. But where did these occupants themselves come from – and what do we even mean by ‘Irish’ in the first place? Written as an engrossing detective story, this authoritative and brilliantly argued book emphasizes that the Irish are a product of multiple influences that can only be tracked by employing the varied disciplines of archaeology, genetics, geology, linguistics and mythology. Beginning with the geological collision that fused the two halves of Ireland together, the author then traces the origins of the first farmers and their monumental impact, followed by an exploration of how metallurgists brought the country into increasingly wider orbits of European culture. Traditional explanations of Irish prehistory are assessed in the light of the very latest genetic research into the biological origins of the Irish. The author also tackles the vexed question of the Celts and the sources of the Irish language. Illustrated with numerous informative line drawings and maps, this book is essential reading for anyone interested in Ireland and the Irish. Archaeology & History 53 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_054-055 12/5/12 5:41 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan ‘Exceptional … a riveting visual chronicle, admirably unsentimental and richly informative’ The Irish Times The Irish New in paperback | Compact Edition Sean Sexton has been collecting historic photographs of Ireland for forty years. Christine Kinealy is an Irish historian, whose ﬁrst book, This Great Calamity: The Irish Famine 1845–52, was published to great controversy and acclaim. 271 illustrations 21.5 x 20.6cm 224pp paperback ISBN 978 0 500 290798 March £12.95 54 History A Photohistory Sean Sexton and Christine Kinealy Ireland in the first century of photography: a photohistorian’s treasure trove The first Irish photographs date from 1840, a year after Louis Daguerre announced to the world his discovery of the photographic process. In the century that followed, Ireland was to know tragedy and triumph, bitter struggle and agonized compromise. The Great Famine was to kill over a million Irish poor between 1846 and 1851, and force an even greater number to flee the horrors of their homeland. In the following decades, political life was dominated by the struggle for Home Rule. Yet these images do much more than tell a gripping political story. They evoke the grandeur and complacency of life in the Big House, home and symbol of the Anglo-Irish elite. They reveal the hard labour of rural survival: cutting peat for fuel, fishing, gathering seaweed and tilling the soil, against the magnificence of the Irish landscape. And they show the transforming impact of modernity, as industry, railways and urban expansion slowly brought Ireland into a new era. This is engrossing visual history, not just for Irish families worldwide, but for the people of every nation. XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_054-055 12/5/12 5:41 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan ‘An enthralling visual history that brings the country to life’ Scottish Field The Scots New in paperback | Compact Edition Murray MacKinnon’s long love affair with photography and what it reveals about his native Scotland goes back over forty years to his ﬁrst purchase of a vintage camera and photo album in a Glasgow auction room. Richard Oram’s books include Scotland’s Kings and Queens. He is Professor and Deputy Head of the School of Arts, University of Stirling. 236 illustrations 21.5 x 20.6cm 224pp paperback ISBN 978 0 500 290781 March £12.95 A Photohistory Murray MacKinnon and Richard Oram Documents a century of profound contrasts, of division, upheaval and change that recast forever Scotland’s character The craze for photography ripped through Scotland like a whirlwind following its invention in 1839. Over the next century, Scottish photographers captured a remarkable visual record of their land and its people, their mixed fortunes, hopes and aspirations. Here are the triumphs of self-confident Scotland – the completion of the Forth Bridge and shipbuilders on the Clyde – but also its injustices, the story of the rural and urban poor, and the Clearances that drove people from the land to seek work in the cities or new hope in emigration to the New World. Highlanders drinking whisky from enamel buckets in 1890; the caves of Staffa and their associations with the mythical Celtic hero, Fingal; the grandeur of Edinburgh Castle; a portrait of John Logie Baird; the golfers of Scotscraig; settlers overseas in Colorado; or salmon-netting on the River Oykel – this enthralling visual history brings the country to life not only for everyone of Scottish descent, but equally for everyone who has enjoyed the rich character and landscape of this beguiling nation. History 55 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_056-057 12/5/12 5:41 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Twilight of the Romanovs A Photographic Odyssey Across Imperial Russia Philipp Blom and Veronica Buckley Among Philipp Blom’s other books are To Have and to Hold: An Intimate History of Collectors and Collecting, Encyclopédie, The Vertigo Years: Change and Culture in the West, 1900–1914 and A Wicked Company. Veronica Buckley is the author of Queen Christina: The Restless Life of a European Eccentric and Madame de Maintenon. 360 illustrations, 114 in colour 29.0 x 24.0cm 240pp ISBN 978 0 500 516683 March £34.95 56 History A captivating portrait of pre-revolutionary Russia Twilight of the Romanovs opens a door onto the world of Imperial Russia in original photographs taken during the last decades of Romanov rule, many in colour created using an early three-colour-plate technique that brings the remote past to life with an especially vivid jolt. These images are snapshots of a vanished world. The Russian Empire was soon to be destroyed, and, in the ensuing blood-soaked decades, rendered unrecognizable. Yet these images reveal a surprising continuity: despite the subsequent cataclysm, faces, postures, buildings and landscapes still resonate with those who see them a century and more later. Our companions on this journey include the Scottish photographer William Carrick, Americans George Kennan and Murray Howe, the German– Russian Carl Bulla, the photographer Sergei Prokudin-Gorsky, the writer Leonid Andreyev and even Anton Chekhov, together with many anonymous others. Through their eyes we discover a world of exceptional diversity, seemingly timeless, almost archaic, marked by persistent poverty, yet also abundantly rich and often surprisingly modern. XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_056-057 12/5/12 5:41 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Are We Being Watched? The Search for Life in the Cosmos Paul Murdin Paul Murdin has been President of the European Astronomical Society, Director of Science in the British National Space Centre and Treasurer of the Royal Astronomical Society. In 1971, he discovered the ﬁrst black hole in our Galaxy. He is the author of a number of books on astronomy, including Secrets of the Universe, also published by Thames & Hudson. 36 illustrations, 29 in colour 22.9 x 15.2cm 224pp ISBN 978 0 500 516713 February £16.95 One of the world’s most eminent astronomers surveys the latest thinking surrounding one of the biggest questions known to humanity: are we really alone in the universe? How did complex life arise on Earth? Might it have developed on other planets? What forms could it take? How likely are we to make contact with aliens? How could we communicate with them? In this absorbing book, the distinguished astronomer Paul Murdin invites readers to join him in exploring the huge array of evidence we must consider to determine if there is life in the stars. Murdin describes the habitats that exist on alien worlds, and examines the colour photographs that show conditions on Mars and elsewhere in the Solar System. His argument is grounded in the most recent research, including the theory that the Cosmos is chaotic: our planet is the chance outcome of unpredictable forces interacting over great lengths of time. In Are We Being Watched?, Murdin makes cutting-edge astronomical thinking accessible and captivating to anyone who has wondered whether there is life beyond the Earth. Science & the Environment 57 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_058-059 Includes contributions from: Sir Edmund Hillary Sir Chris Bonington Kenton Cool Peter Hillary Tom Hornbein Reinhold Messner Colin Monteath Jan Morris Norbu Tenzing Norgay Doug Scott Stephen Venables 58 History | Exploration 12/5/12 5:41 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_058-059 12/5/12 5:41 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan The Conquest of Everest Original Photographs from the Legendary First Ascent George Lowe and Huw Lewis-Jones George Lowe – explorer, mountaineer, photographer and ﬁlmmaker – is the last surviving member of the 1953 British Everest Expedition. He is the founder and ﬁrst Chairman of the Himalayan Trust in Britain. Huw Lewis-Jones is the author of Arctic, Ocean Portraits, In Search of the South Pole and Mountain Heroes. 163 illustrations, 62 in colour 27.0 x 22.0cm 240pp ISBN 978 0 500 544235 April £24.95 The ultimate anniversary book celebrating the ascent of Everest On 29 May 1953 Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay stood on the summit of Mount Everest. Sixty years after that first ascent, this book celebrates the most majestic of mountains, with exclusive access to the outstanding imagery and private archives of George Lowe, a key climber and photographer on that triumphant expedition. Beautifully produced and visually spectacular, it features a trove of original photographs – many hitherto unpublished – and other rare materials from the Lowe collection. Dizzying landscapes, candid portraits and action shots describe the decisive moments of this historic expedition as never before, bringing a unique personal perspective and a fresh sense of immediacy to this renowned event. The journey that led to this achievement is retold from Lowe’s point of view, including his first meeting with Hillary and their earlier adventures together, as well as the challenges of the ascent itself, and the effect it had on all their lives. The result is an intimate testimony that chronicles the story from the inside and captures the drama of the expedition and the personalities of those involved. History | Exploration 59 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_060-061 Herbert Ypma is a bestselling author and photographer whose groundbreaking HIP Hotels series inspired an entirely new genre of travel publishing. His many other books include Maison: Christian Liaigre and RSVP: Simple Sophistication, Effortless Entertaining, both published by Thames & Hudson 247 colour illustrations 23.0 x 23.0cm 304pp ISBN 978 0 500 516744 March ÂŁ24.95 60 Travel 12/5/12 5:42 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_060-061 12/5/12 5:42 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan ‘Authentic travel is deeply emotive, enduringly memorable and has nothing to do with money’ Herbert Ypma Amazing Places Cost Nothing The New Golden Age of Authentic Travel Herbert Ypma Herbert Ypma, the visionary who redefined modern travel, offers a handpicked selection of affordable paradises From the originator of the bestselling HIP Hotels series comes a book that will once again revolutionize our approach to travel. Amazing Places Cost Nothing is a call to arms for a return to the old-fashioned adventure of authentic travel, in an age in which monolithic global brands dominate and the world’s leading destinations are all beginning to look very much alike. Herbert Ypma presents his selection of thirty undiscovered destinations around the world. Some offer surprisingly inexpensive and offbeat lodging in locales such as Bali, Palm Springs and the south of France, while others provide well-appointed bases in locations such as Laos, Uruguay and the Australian Outback. These are places with real personality – places whose magic has nothing to do with money and everything to do with natural beauty, adventure and romance. En route, Ypma regales the reader with the true stories of how he stumbled upon each of his astonishing hidden gems. Let this book inspire you to forge your own unforgettable memories in a fascinating collection of secret hideaways around the world. XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_062-063 12/5/12 5:43 PM Created in tandem with the release of the documentary Planet Ocean 62 Photography Black Yellow Magenta Cyan XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_062-063 12/5/12 5:43 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan From Above and Below Man and the Sea Yann Arthus-Bertrand and Brian Skerry Yann Arthus-Bertrand is the award-winning photographer and author of more than forty books, including the international bestseller The Earth from the Air. Brian Skerry is a photographer renowned for creating thrilling underwater images for magazines such as Sports Illustrated, BBC Wildlife, GEO and Esquire, among others. 200 colour illustrations 34.0 x 26.5cm 304pp ISBN 978 0 500 516904 May £39.95 From the creator of The Earth from the Air, a spectacular photographic exploration of the world’s oceans, from above and below Ranging from the Arctic to the tropics, from large-scale views of Australia’s barrier reef to close-up images of sea turtles, From Above and Below is a compelling, entirely unique journey through a fascinating world. Some 200 spectacular aerial images by Yann Arthus-Bertrand and striking underwater photographs by Brian Skerry offer a top-to-bottom tour of the world’s oceans, while the enlightening text covers the sea’s critical mechanisms, from currents to food chains. Inspiring interviews of some of the world’s most respected researchers and activists also offer cutting-edge insight into the many challenges, such as over-fishing and pollution, facing the oceans today. Exploring the critical and ever-evolving relationship between mankind and the ocean, From Above and Below is an unforgettable portrait of sustainable development within one of the world’s most vital and valuable resources: its oceans. XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_064-065 12/5/12 5:44 PM World Press Photo 2013 Edited by Kari Lundelin ‘The premier competition for photojournalism and reportage’ British Journal of Photography ‘A compelling record of the human condition’ The Mail on Sunday Kari Lundelin works for World Press Photo. Illustrated in colour and black and white throughout 29.7 x 23.0cm 160pp paperback ISBN 978 0 500 970478 May £16.95 64 Photography Every year since 1958 an international jury has met in the Netherlands under the auspices of the World Press Photo Foundation to choose the world’s finest press photographs. Universally recognized as the definitive competition for photographic reportage, it has been described by Michael Rand as ‘the international photographic contest’. Publishing the results of the latest annual World Press Photo Contest, this exceptional book contains the very best press photographs from 2012 – pictures submitted by photojournalists, picture agencies, newspapers and magazines throughout the world. Selected from thousands of images, these prizewinning photos capture the most powerful, moving and sometimes disturbing images of the year. Black Yellow Magenta Cyan XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_064-065 12/5/12 5:44 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Reuters OUR WORLD NOW 6 Reuters Reuters is the world’s largest news agency. Its photojournalists submit 1,500 photos a day from locations across the globe, creating an annual archive of more than half a million images. Their award-winning work ranks among the ﬁnest photojournalism of our times. Over 330 colour illustrations 18.0 x 18.0cm 352pp paperback ISBN 978 0 500 290705 April £10.00 The latest volume in this must-have series, packed with moments and memories that define our era This is the sixth Our World Now book, and with the London Olympics, American elections and continuing European financial aftershocks, the title once again provides a unique perspective on a hugely significant year. Its images cover the full range of news reporting – politics, commerce, conflict, accidents and disasters, the environment, faith and festivities, entertainment, celebrity and lifestyle – and all the major events around the world, from the Egyptian elections and the Costa Concordia disaster to Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee. An introduction explains in the photographers’ own words the events and approaches that lead to spectacular photojournalism, while ‘Witness’ features in each chapter present powerful, in-depth photo-essays from all over the globe. Succinct captions summarize the story behind each image. Like the previous Our World Now volumes, this is a book that consistently packs an emotional punch: spectacular, moving, hard-hitting, at times even funny – as well as offering a fresh take on the most memorable worldwide events, trends and stories of the year. Photography 65 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_066-067 12/5/12 5:42 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Found Photography Introduction by Anne-Marie Garat Anne-Marie Garat is a French novelist. Among her books are Aden, winner of the Prix Femina in 1992, and Les mal famées. 108 illustrations 19.0 x 12.5cm 188pp paperback ISBN 978 0 500 411070 April £9.95 66 Photography A new addition to the acclaimed series Photofile A side effect of the rise of photography as a popular art form has been the accumulation of a huge body of images whose photographers and subjects remain unknown. Among these are many fascinating photographs – some almost masterpieces – that could easily have been lost forever, were it not for their chance rediscovery in libraries and archives, homes and institutions. This book presents a selection of these mysterious and highly collectable images. They portray a striking range of people, animals and objects, captured in scenes that may be witty, touching, sinister or surreal. As viewers, our imaginations are immediately engaged as we try to reconstruct the story behind each picture, and the collection as a whole forms a quirky, alternative history of photography as a medium and its endless power to surprise. XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_066-067 12/5/12 5:42 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan ‘We are most of us too busy, too worried, too intent on proving ourselves right, too obsessed with ideas, to stand and stare’ Bill Brandt Bill Brandt: Shadow and Light Sarah Hermanson Meister Sarah Hermanson Meister is a Curator in Department of Photography at The Museum of Modern Art, New York. 255 illustrations, 162 in duotone 26.6 x 22.4cm 208pp ISBN 978 0 500 544242 April A major reconsideration of the work of Bill Brandt, the artist who defined the potential of photographic modernism Bill Brandt: Shadow and Light is the first full-scale examination of Brandt’s oeuvre to trace a coherent trajectory across the photographer’s multifaceted career. With rich duotone reproductions made from the finest of the photographer’s vintage prints, this book lays out Brandt’s career in ‘all its unruly splendour’, as Sarah Hermanson Meister writes in her introductory essay. Meister’s fresh scholarship and keen attention to the chronological developments of Brandt’s career – including, for the first time, an analysis of the dramatic evolution of Brandt’s printing techniques – shed new light on an artist long considered an enigma by art historians. A comprehensive survey of the work Brandt published during World War II in a number of popular illustrated magazines reveals the origins of some of his most remarkable postwar work, while a technical examination of the photographer’s often painstaking retouching techniques, accompanied by detailed illustrations, offers an intimate behind-the-scenes look at the process that was critical to the ultimate impact of Brandt’s photographs. £34.95 Photography 67 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_068-069 12/5/12 5:43 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Sirens and Sinners A Visual History of Weimar Film 1919–1933 Hans Helmut Prinzler Hans Helmut Prinzler is a former director of the Deutsche Kinemathek in Berlin, and has written widely on German cinema. 443 illustrations, 335 in duotone 30.5 x 25.0cm 308pp ISBN 978 0 500 516898 June £45.00 68 Film Packed with images, this visual feast of a book is the ultimate volume on one of the most thrilling chapters in cinema history Germany under the Weimar Republic was the scene for one of film’s most creative periods. The visual flair and technical innovation of its filmmakers set an international standard for the powerful possibilities of cinema as an art form, with movies such as The Cabinet of Dr Caligari, Nosferatu, Metropolis, Pandora’s Box and M building a legacy that not only shaped the world of film but had a lasting impact on all the visual arts. Here is a lavish showcase of more than 70 films, selected to give a wide-ranging overview of Weimar cinema at its finest. Every genre is represented, from escapist comedies and musicals to gritty depictions of contemporary city life, from historical dramas to fantastical visions of the future, with daring themes such as sexuality and social issues tackled by such icons as Marlene Dietrich and Louise Brooks. A wealth of film stills capture the bold visions of such great directors as Fritz Lang and Ernst Lubitsch, while the text sets the historical scene and gives an intriguing insight into what these films meant to the society that created them. XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_068-069 12/5/12 5:43 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Kengo Kuma Reannounced Kengo Kuma is Professor at the Graduate School of Architecture, University of Tokyo, and the author of several works on architecture, including Anti-Object and Kyokai: A Japanese Technique for Articulating Space. Kenneth Frampton is the author of Modern Architecture and American Masterworks, both published by Thames & Hudson. 350 illustrations, 250 in colour 29.5 x 24.0cm 320pp ISBN 978 0 500 342831 January £39.95 Complete Works Kenneth Frampton A major monograph fully documenting Japan’s foremost architect and leading light of the global architecture scene The quintessential Japanese architect of today, Kengo Kuma has forged a modern design language that artfully combines his country’s traditional building crafts with sophisticated technologies and materials. From his iconic Glass House to Yusuhara Wooden Bridge Museum, this complete record of Kuma’s built work comprises 25 projects to date. Kenneth Frampton frames Kuma’s work in the context of post-war Japan’s flourishing architecture scene and influential figures, and recounts the international acclaim that Kuma has received. The heart of the book consists of projects presented in detail, accompanied by Kuma’s personal descriptive texts and detailed drawings, and organized by the material themes that have come to define the architect’s output. Offering a rich insight into contemporary interpretations of Japan’s ancient building traditions, this beautifully produced book will be an inspiration to any designer who aims to create spaces for history and the future. Architecture 69 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_070-071 12/6/12 9:51 AM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Kerry Hill Crafting Modernism Text by Geoffrey London Preface by Erwin Viray Introduction by Paul Finch Edited by Oscar Riera Ojeda Geoffrey London is Government Architect for Victoria, Australia. Erwin Viray is Professor of Architecture and Design at the Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan. Paul Finch is chairman of the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment. Illustrated in colour and black and white throughout 30.0 x 26.0cm 440pp ISBN 978 0 500 342862 April £38.00 70 Architecture A privileged view into the work and thinking of one of southeast Asia’s foremost architectural practices This book examines and celebrates more than thirty years of innovative work by Kerry Hill Architects, a studio with offices in Singapore and Fremantle, Australia. This multi-award winning practice established its reputation with a series of exotic resorts in locations throughout southeast Asia, and also designed a brace of exceptional houses in the same region. These have been widely regarded as part of an architectural lineage initiated by Geoffrey Bawa, recognizable in a shared response to location through climatic strategies, the use of materials, and their form of construction. Kerry Hill brings a deep understanding of the East to his increasingly refined contemporary architecture, and his work is made distinctive by the rich experience of his generous and tranquil spaces. Organized chronologically, the book features an extended essay about the evolution of the practice and a selection of forty of Kerry Hill’s most important works from 1992 to 2012. XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_070-071 12/6/12 9:51 AM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Thomas Heatherwick Expanded edition Thomas Heatherwick is one of the world’s most lauded designers. Making Thomas Heatherwick with Maisie Rowe A revised edition of the bestselling monograph on the world’s most talked-about designer, now expanded to include his triumphant Olympic cauldron ‘With admirable clarity, the book lays out Heatherwick’s inventive body of work so far – not just his “greatest hits”, but also some of the early works and lesser-seen experiments that led up to them’ The Guardian ‘From his high-tech lab the Olympic cauldron’s creator unleashes his magical designs … his studio is a laboratory of creative excitement’ The Sunday Times Over 800 illustrations in colour and black and white 24.5 x 21.0cm 608pp paperback ISBN 978 0 500 290934 May £29.95 This book surveys over 140 of Thomas Heatherwick’s amazing projects. Written in close collaboration with the designer himself, it offers a highly personal, in-depth and behind-the-scenes look at all aspects of his creative, design and manufacturing processes. Each of the more than 140 fully illustrated projects is accompanied by a text explaining, in Heatherwick’s own words, the design question it posed and the creative and practical processes used to address it. Projects are organized chronologically and bookended by an introduction setting out his studio’s philosophy. XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_072-073 12/6/12 9:51 AM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan 5 in Five – BEDMaR & SHi New in paperback Reinventing Tradition in Contemporary Living Edited by Oscar Riera Ojeda Text by Darlene Smyth Photographs by Albert Lim Five houses, five countries, five years Illustrated in colour and black and white throughout 22.9 x 22.9cm 464pp paperback ISBN 978 0 500 290910 May £29.95 72 Architecture Newly available in paperback, this captivating collection of five houses built in five different Asian-Pacific countries explores architect Ernesto Bedmar’s fascination with traditional architectural styles, and the way he reinvents and adapts them for the contemporary world. Using his deep understanding of the histories and building cultures of the regions, Bedmar seamlessly knits his designs into the collective memory of each site. The five houses – in India, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia and New Zealand – demonstrate the flexibility of the designer’s trademark tropical architecture and showcase a diverse set of modern forms that resonate deeply with the local landscape and make use of water as a harmonizing element. The book contains a wealth of drawings and plans that detail the innovative construction techniques, and the resulting houses are captured in a breathtaking series of photographs showing the use of spaces and materials as well as the spectacular sites on which they sit. XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_072-073 12/6/12 9:51 AM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan BEDMaR & SHi: The Bali Villas Edited by Oscar Riera Ojeda Text by Darlene Smyth Photographs by Albert Lim Oscar Riera Ojeda is an editor and designer based in the US and China. Darlene Smyth writes widely on design and architecture, and runs her own design practice, DLab3. Albert Lim is an architectural photographer based in Singapore whose images have been published worldwide. 172 illustrations, 88 in colour 20.0 x 30.0cm 200pp ISBN 978 0 500 342879 April £32.00 A comprehensive survey of Ernesto Bedmar’s award-winning villa, The Jiva Puri, which has taken Balinese design precepts and updated them for the 21st century Perched on the spectacular southwest coast of Bali sits Ernesto Bedmar’s long-awaited first project on the island that has so inspired his successful career, the exquisitely designed, award-winning villa, The Jiva Puri. ‘Jiva’ in Hindu religious texts denotes the immortal essence of a living organism or being, while the Sanskrit ‘Puri’ refers to a place or large dwelling. Although highly contemporary in expression, the villa’s design is intrinsically linked to the built history of the island and shows a deep understanding of traditional Balinese architectural concepts and their relationship to the landscape. With a foreword by Darlene Smyth that puts The Jiva Puri into context, sumptuous photography by Albert Lim that takes the reader on a detailed tour of every pavilion, and comprehensive plans, elevations and details, this monograph gives a fully rounded view of a villa complex that has set new standards of subtle architectural brilliance on the island. Architecture 73 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_074-075 12/6/12 9:50 AM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Building for Tomorrow New in paperback Paul Cattermole is a writer and researcher at Civic Arts, a multi-disciplinary practice covering master-planning, landscape and architecture design. He writes widely on architecture and design. Visionary Architecture from Around the World Paul Cattermole Now in paperback and featuring three new projects, a survey of architecture’s most breathtaking feats from the last fifty years ‘A sleek, slick account of 40 iconic contemporary buildings’ The Financial Times ‘If you want evidence that architecture can change the world, look no further … beautifully illustrated and concisely explained’ Grand Designs ‘A rattling good read’ RIBA Journal Over 200 colour illustrations 28.0 x 24.0cm 200pp paperback ISBN 978 0 500 290903 April £18.95 74 Architecture ‘The future encapsulated in one fascinating read … you will be astonished by the range of buildings in the book, from the giant tentacled octopus Kunsthaus in the Austrian city of Graz, and Selfridges’ metal-studded curvaceous superstore in Birmingham, to Calatrava’s completely weird and beautiful City of Arts and Science in Valencia’ The Evening Standard ‘Building for Tomorrow has a high entertainment factor … Informative facts and imaginative photography capture and sustain the reader’s attention throughout’ The Glasgow Herald ‘You’ll ﬁnd you can’t stop reading’ Focus XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_074-075 12/6/12 9:50 AM The Shard The Official Guidebook Kenneth Powell The official guidebook to The Shard, the remarkable new ‘vertical city’ that has transformed London’s skyline The Shard is one of the world’s most striking new skyscrapers and is, at 310m, the tallest building in western Europe. From 1 February 2013, the public will be able to visit The View on floors 68 to 72, where they will experience an amazing 35-mile vista over London and beyond. The official guidebook sets The Shard in the context of its location close to the south bank of the Thames – an area associated with Chaucer, Shakespeare and Dickens – before outlining its design principles and construction story. Also included are Q&As with both its architect, Renzo Piano, and developer, Irvine Sellar, and fascinating facts and statistics relating to this extraordinary building. Central to the book’s purpose as the official guidebook is a series of twelve double-page panoramic photographs of the view from The Shard: two daytime shots per compass point – looking to the left and looking to the right – that have been annotated to identify London’s key buildings, monuments and landmarks; and a beautiful sequence of four dusk shots, offering a 360º panorama of the skyline. Elegantly designed, affordable and easy to navigate, the book will intrigue and appeal to everyone who lives in or is a visitor to London. Kenneth Powell is an architectural historian, critic and consultant based in London. He has written extensively on 20th-century and contemporary architecture, and is the author of books on Norman Foster, Richard Rogers and other major architects. 114 colour illustrations 18.0 x 29.0cm 64pp ISBN 978 0 500 342848 January £7.95 Black Yellow Magenta Cyan XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_076-077 76 Architecture 12/6/12 9:50 AM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_076-077 12/6/12 9:50 AM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Architecture on the Carpet The Curious Tale of Construction Toys and the Genesis of Modern Buildings Brenda and Robert Vale Brenda and Robert Vale are architects, writers, researchers and experts in the ﬁeld of sustainable housing. They are both professors of architecture at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Their previous books include The Autonomous House, Green Architecture, The New Autonomous House and Time to Eat the Dog, all published by Thames & Hudson. 111 illustrations, 97 in colour 22.9 x 15.2cm 208pp ISBN 978 0 500 342855 June £19.95 A novel view of architecture explored through the enduring delights of children’s construction toys This entertaining book offers an intriguing new perspective on the history of modern architecture. Brenda and Robert Vale discover a host of connections linking the model-building sets of the modern period with architectural movements, social history, and national identities and myths. They investigate not only how model sets have reflected different building styles, but also whether the toys themselves influenced the subsequent careers of the children who grew up playing with them. Some construction toys have looked to the past – Richter’s Blocks, Lincoln Logs and Tudor Minibrix, for example. Others have looked to the future: as early as the 1920s, the American metal toy Bilt-E-Z could be used to construct the iconic stepped-back skyscraper, like the Empire State building in New York. Later, the British Arkitex and its American forerunner Girder and Panel mirrored the steel-framed glass towers of the modern era. The Vales show how the prefabricated engineered aesthetic of Meccano does seem to have influenced some notable architects. They draw out novel connections between model-railway buildings and modernism; model sets such as Castos and reinforced concrete housing; and even between the creative but slightly surreal Playplax and postmodern deconstructivist architecture. Informative, opinionated and ranging across more than a century of architectural trends, this book imparts an infectious nostalgia for these wonderful toys, many of them vintage classics. XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_078-079 12/6/12 9:57 AM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan George Daniels In association with Omega Michael Clerizo is the author of Masters of Contemporary Watchmaking and was a close friend of George Daniels. He is noted for his in-depth analysis of bespoke luxury products for the Wall Street Journal and specialist watch magazines. 240 illustrations, 138 in colour 29.5 x 29.5cm 208pp, inc 4 6-page gatefolds ISBN 978 0 500 516362 March £75.00 78 Decorative Arts A Master Watchmaker & His Art Michael Clerizo An original and sensitive biography of the most important watchmaker of the 20th and early 21st century George Daniels (1926–2011) was born into a poor family and endured a childhood of parental neglect and abuse, yet rose to become a renowned horological artist who created exquisite watches. Daniels’s bulldog spirit is present on every page but especially in the chapters covering the story of his most significant invention: the co-axial escapement. The unflinching belief Daniels had in the superiority of the co-axial sustained him through nearly twenty years of ridicule and rejection before the escapement was adopted by Omega, one of the most famous Swiss watch brands. In his lifetime, Daniels produced only twenty-five watches. When brought together for a retrospective exhibition in 2006 at Sotheby’s London, they were estimated to have a combined value of over £5,000,000. This book was produced with the close collaboration of Daniels. Brilliant colour photography reveals his precious watches in minute detail. The book also features previously unseen archival imagery, including Daniels’s own photographs and sketches. XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_078-079 12/6/12 9:57 AM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Treasures of the Habsburgs Edited by Sabine Haag and Franz Kirchweger Sabine Haag has been the General Director of the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna since 2009. Franz Kirchweger is a curator at the same institution. Over 300 colour illustrations 30.0 x 24.0cm 304pp ISBN 978 0 500 516805 April £45.00 Surveys the magnificent Habsburg collections housed in Vienna’s Kunsthistorisches Museum The House of Habsburg was one of the wealthiest dynasties in Europe, and many of its members were also great collectors and patrons of the arts. Their love of magnificence is reflected in the quality and diversity of the objects in Vienna’s Kunstkammer, one of the most important collections of decorative arts in the world. This book features around 150 of the masterpieces from the Habsburg collections, ranging from sublime works of sculpture and fine metalwork to exotic objects fashioned from ostrich eggs, nautilus shells, rhinoceros horns and shark’s teeth. Alongside the Saliera, Benvenuto Cellini’s famous golden salt cellar, and the High Gothic sculpture known as the Krumau Madonna, are subtly delicate works carved from ivory, gorgeous tapestries and mechanical marvels. The emperors, princes and archdukes who shaped these collections wanted not only to create a sense of wonder in all who gazed upon them but also to symbolize their own dominion over the world. Filled with lavish photographs and fascinating insights, this is a worthy tribute to the Habsburgs and their lasting artistic legacy. Decorative Arts 79 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_080-081 12/6/12 9:56 AM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan New Earrings 500+ Designs from Around the World Nicolas Estrada Nicolas Estrada, a jewelry designer who lives in Barcelona, is the author of New Rings, also published by Thames & Hudson. Over 500 colour illustrations 24.0 x 18.8cm 244pp ﬂexibound ISBN 978 0 500 290828 April £18.95 80 Jewelry The new trends in earring design and craftsmanship explored through myriad ingenious styles, forms and concepts A new wave of designers and artisans are creating earrings that push the boundaries of jewelry design. Drawing on unique sources of inspiration to incorporate symbol and meaning, they are redefining the earring as more than a mere ornamental piece. This book showcases a stunning collection of the innovative work of jewelry designers from around the world, drawing together a variety of creative approaches and methods. Employing an array of materials, the models on show range from the traditional – many displaying tribal inspiration – to more complex, cutting-edge pieces. All of the jewelry featured is notable for its boldness, whether in terms of dimension, colour or composition, its exuberance or the choice of materials. Whatever the materials chosen, it is the design that shines through. The miscellaneous approaches shown in this book highlight the copious and constantly renewed creative potential offered by earrings. XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_080-081 12/6/12 9:56 AM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan ‘Elegance is innate. It has nothing to do with being well dressed. Elegance is refusal’ ‘Pink is the navy blue of India’ ‘The bikini is the most important thing since the atom bomb’ Diana Vreeland Empress of Fashion Amanda Mackenzie Stuart Amanda Mackenzie Stuart worked as a screenwriter and independent ﬁlm producer for a number of years before publishing her ﬁrst biography, the critically acclaimed Consuelo and Alva Vanderbilt: The Story of a Daughter and Mother in the Gilded Age. 30 illustrations 22.8 x 15.2cm 448pp ISBN 978 0 500 516812 February £19.95 The first full biography of the legendary ‘Empress of fashion’ Described by an admirer as ‘the High Druidess of fashion, the Supreme Pontiff, Perpetual Curate and Archpresbyter of elegance, the Vicaress of Style’, Diana Vreeland is the cloth from which twenty-first-century fashion editors are cut. Diana joined Harper’s Bazaar in 1936, where her pizzazz and singular point of view quickly made her a major creative force in fashion. During her time at Harper’s Bazaar and later as the editor-in-chief of Vogue, the self-styled ‘Empress of fashion’ launched Twiggy’s career, advised Jackie Kennedy, and enjoyed the full swing of sixties’ London. In Diana’s Vogue, women were encouraged to resist fashion orders from on high, and to use their own imaginations in re-creating themselves – much as Vreeland spent her own life doing. In this book, Amanda Mackenzie Stuart portrays a visionary: a fearless innovator who inspired designers, models, photographers and artists. Diana Vreeland reinvented the way we think about style and where we go to find it. As an editor, curator and wit, she made a lasting mark and remains an icon for generations of fashion lovers. Fashion 81 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_082-083 12/6/12 9:57 AM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_082-083 12/6/12 9:57 AM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan A Year in the Life of Face Hunter Yvan Rodic Yvan Rodic’s street-fashion work has been featured in Tokion (Japan), GQ (France), Cover (Denmark), the New York Times, Vogue (Italy) and The Observer. Thames & Hudson published his previous book, Face Hunter, in 2010. 680 photographs, 656 in colour 21.0 x 14.8cm 320pp ISBN 978 0 500 290873 March £14.95 More than just a sequel, this new book from Face Hunter shows how he is taking street-style blogging to an entirely new level ‘It’s not about fashion people inspiring fashion people anymore – it’s about real life inspiring real people, all over the world!’ This fresh collection of photographs follows Face Hunter (the alter ego of fashion blogger Yvan Rodic) through more than thirty of his favourite cities, on a typical year-long travelling session around the world, in which he covers 432,044 km, visits on average two or three different countries a week and circles the globe more than ten times. Showcasing his new approach to street style (‘something more like a cultural explorer’), Rodic increasingly finds as much creative inspiration in the urban surroundings and local culture as in street fashion itself. With excellent global coverage, both from the world’s established fashion capitals – London, New York, Paris, Milan – and Face Hunter’s favourite styles cities – Reykjavík, Moscow, Sydney, São Paulo, Batumi and beyond – this is an engaging visual travel diary of people-watching, partying and urban exploration, and a fitting celebration of Rodic’s refreshing, democratic and intensely individual approach to fashion. Fashion 83 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_084-085 12/6/12 9:56 AM Fashion Scandinavia Contemporary Cool Dorothea Gundtoft Dorothea Gundtoft is a fashion stylist, writer and photographer, whose work has appeared in numerous fashion magazines, including British Vogue, Italian Vogue, Dazed & Confused and V magazine, as well as on high-proﬁle fashion websites such as Style.com and Asos.com. 478 illustrations, 360 in colour 23.0 x 17.7cm 256pp ﬂexibound ISBN 978 0 500 290743 February £18.95 84 Fashion The coolest fashion book of the year, focusing on the latest fashion phenomenon: Scandinavian design ‘The time for Scandinavian clothing has come because the elements present in the designers’ collections are highly in tune with the way we live and work today’ Dorothea Gundtoft This stylish publication heralds a new movement in fashion – the arrival of Scandinavian designers onto the world scene. Their appeal lies in the simplicity, minimalism, attention to detail and high quality of materials so iconic in Scandinavian design, as well as in the sustainable and ethical production methods espoused. This book features over fifty notable fashion designers from Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland and Finland. Whether they are well-established – for example, Acne, COS, DAY Birger et Mikkelsen, Marimekko and Peter Jensen – or up-and-coming, whether they work in menswear or womenswear, they all share a passionate commitment to a hip and refined design style that carries huge international appeal. Black Yellow Magenta Cyan XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_084-085 12/6/12 9:56 AM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Fashion 85 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_086-087 12/6/12 9:57 AM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan ‘Excellent … as colourful and as full of joie de vivre as a room full of Matisse paintings’ The World of Interiors ‘Superb … the illustrations are special, unusual, sometimes intriguing … the book is a delight renewed each time one opens it’ The Journal for Weavers, Spinners and Dyers Textiles of the Islamic World New in paperback John Gillow has spent nearly thirty-ﬁve years studying, collecting and lecturing on textiles. His books include Indian Textiles (with Nicholas Barnard), African Textiles, Traditional Indonesian Textiles and World Textiles (with Bryan Sentance). 638 illustrations, 623 in colour 30.8 x 24.0cm 320pp paperback ISBN 978 0 500 290835 April £24.95 86 Textiles John Gillow New in paperback, a sumptuously illustrated survey of textiles made, worn, used and displayed in the Islamic world This book surveys the astonishing array of textiles produced and used throughout the Islamic world, from the glorious fabrics of the past to those still created today. Hundreds of lavish illustrations feature examples from around the globe, while region-by-region coverage offers concise details of local history, particular textile traditions, materials, dyes, special forms of decoration and information on current practice. The sheer variety on display is stunning, from cloths of cotton, hemp, linen and wool to sumptuous velvets and silks; from techniques of quilting, felting, beading and knitting to block-printing, tie-dyeing and handweaving on a range of looms. Specially taken colour photographs, portraits of weavers and dyers in action, and rare historical material complete a remarkable visual panorama. Together with a glossary, bibliography and guide to textile collections around the world, this comprehensive survey provides a wealth of information and will be invaluable to anyone interested in the rich art of textiles, costume or craft. XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_086-087 12/6/12 9:57 AM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Stripes Design Between the Lines Linda O’Keeffe Linda O’Keeffe has been deeply involved in design for over three decades, including sixteen years as the creative director of Metropolitan Home magazine. She is the author of Shoes: A Celebration of Pumps, Sandals, Slippers & More and Brilliant: White in Design. 267 illustrations, 249 in colour 24.7 x 24.7cm 224pp ISBN 978 0 500 516690 February £29.95 An engaging exploration of one of the most ubiquitous and perennially appealing patterns in the world: stripes Stripes are everywhere: on clothes, from elaborate woven textiles to the iconic Breton T-shirt to sharp pin-striped suits; in art, from the earliest cave paintings to vibrant op art canvases; and in industrial design, from World War II-era dazzle battleships to the bar code. This book is a rollicking visual feast of stripes in all their permutations, with a text – by turns witty and weighty – that shows how these potent, sometimes charged symbols have on occasion changed the course of world history. Eight chapters look at stripes in all their manifestations, from diabolical to decorative, historic to postmodern, creating a wonderfully varied visual collage that shows how design-savvy people throughout the ages and recent design stars, including Jonathan Adler, Geoffrey Beene, Jean Paul Gaultier, Josef Hoffmann, Sol LeWitt, Todd Oldham, Alberto Pinto, Giò Ponti, Karim Rashid, David Rockwell, Carolyne Roehm, Paul Smith and Vivienne Westwood, have incorporated stripes into their work and daily lives. Interiors 87 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_088-089 12/6/12 11:06 AM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan My Big World Facts and Fun • Questions and Answers • Things to Make and Do OKIDO Join Koko and the explorers on a journey from home to outer space in this hands-on book filled with games, projects and fun Energetic, imaginative and full of facts, My Big World is a first look at geography and the science of our planet for children aged four and over. Throughout the book a little girl called Koko and a little boy called Alex ask questions about the world while intrepid explorers go on adventures to find out how and where we live. Starting from inside the home, Koko and Alex then venture into the wider world; step by step the reader joins them as they investigate oceans and rivers, mountains and forests, plants, animals and the weather – and even outer space! OKIDO is an innovative group of London-based designers, illustrators and authors, who create an art-and-science magazine of the same name for young children. Their previous book, My head to to toe body book, was also published by Thames & Hudson. Illustrated in colour throughout 32.0 x 23.8cm 64pp ISBN 978 0 500 650165 April £12.95 88 Children’s XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_088-089 12/6/12 11:06 AM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Childrenâ€™s 89 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_090-091 12/6/12 11:15 AM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Space Academy How to Fly Spacecraft Step by Step Deborah Kespert and David Baker Deborah Kespert is the author of Exploring Space, Rain and Shine and Explore! (see p92). David Baker is a former NASA scientist and leading expert on spaceﬂight technology who worked with NASA on the Gemini, Apollo and Shuttle programmes and has written over eighty books on the subject. Illustrated in colour throughout 22.5 x 24.0cm 48pp ISBN 978 0 500 650141 May £7.95 90 Children’s 5… 4… 3… 2… 1… Blast off! This dynamic and exciting book – the only astronaut training course for children – will have children donning their space suits and blasting off into orbit. Learn how to fly rockets, space shuttles and futuristic space planes; land on the Moon and lead a mission to Mars! There are photographs of spacecraft in action throughout, and the science of space is explained through clear diagrams and artwork. At the back of the book, an ID section gives the stats and facts about different spacecraft, including rockets, shuttles, satellites and surface rovers. XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_090-091 12/6/12 11:15 AM Dot to Dot Malcolm Cossons Illustrations by Neil Stevens Malcolm Cossons is the co-author of Collect Contemporary Photography and Collect Contemporary Jewelry, both published by Thames & Hudson. Neil Stevens, the illustrator, has had work featured in the Guardian, Wired and Ammo. Illustrated in colour throughout 22.0 x 28.5cm 32pp ISBN 978 0 500 650158 March £7.95 A fun, flip-over picture book that reads in two directions – from both front and back – with a two-in-one plot about a little girl and her grandmother trying to reach each other from opposite sides of the Atlantic Meet Dot, who lives in London, and her grandmother, also called Dot, who lives in New York City. The pair share a birthday and desperately want to spend it together. Readers start at one end to find out Little Dot’s story; flip the book over and start at the other end to read about Grandma Dot. Will they meet up on the big day? Black Yellow Magenta Cyan XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_092-093 92 Childrenâ€™s 12/6/12 11:05 AM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_092-093 12/6/12 11:05 AM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Explore! The Most Dangerous Journeys of All Time Deborah Kespert Deborah Kespert is the author of numerous children’s books, including Exploring Space, Rain and Shine and Space Academy (see previous page). Illustrated in colour throughout 26.0 x 19.5cm 96pp ISBN 978 0 500 650134 March £12.95 An exciting and fact-packed retelling of the real-life adventures of the most daring explorers of all time Describing the intrepid journeys and discoveries of famous trailblazers from Christopher Columbus to Ranulph Fiennes, this book is packed with tales of derring-do and useful survival tips, as well as photographs and illustrations of their brave expeditions. Explore! will appeal to children of around 9 and over. Includes such heroes as: Scott and Amundsen – headstrong rivals race to the South Pole Christopher Columbus – sails into the unknown ... crew mutinies. Mary Kingsley – fights off alligators in West Africa. Neil Armstrong – risks everything to land on the Moon. Amelia Earhart – dares to fly the Atlantic solo. Jacques-Yves Cousteau – dives to the ocean depths to protect sea life Ranulph Fiennes – ignores warnings in search of extreme challenges plus many more tales of heroism Children’s 93 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_094-095 12/6/12 11:03 AM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Recent Children’s Highlights A perfect gift! A compendium of seven classic fairytales, illustrated by dramatically lit photographs of intricate paper-cut sculptures The Fairytale Princess Seven Classic Stories from the Enchanted Forest Su Blackwell Illustrated in colour throughout 28.7 x 23.5cm 96pp ISBN 978 0 500 650066 £14.95 hb The 10 Best Games in the World The 10 Best Games of All Time My Head-to-Toe Body Book Àngels Navarro Àngels Navarro OKIDO Illustrated in colour throughout 28.0 x 28.0cm 12pp ISBN 978 0 500 515990 Illustrated in colour throughout 28.0 x 28.0cm 12pp ISBN 978 0 500 650127 Illustrated in colour throughout 32.0 x 23.8cm 64pp ISBN 978 0 500 650004 £14.95 inc VAT hb £14.95 inc VAT hb £12.95 hb 94 Recent Children’s Highlights XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_094-095 12/6/12 11:03 AM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Recent Children’s Highlights cont’d My Big Cats Journal In search of lions, leopards, cheetahs and tigers Steve Bloom Illustrated in colour throughout 26.0 x 22.0cm 48pp ISBN 978 0 500 650028 £7.95 hb My Polar Animals Journal My Favourite Animal Families In search of Polar Bears, Penguins, Whales and Seals Steve Bloom Steve Bloom Text by David Henry Wilson Illustrated in colour throughout 26.0 x 22.0cm 48pp ISBN 9780500650103 Illustrated in colour throughout 29.0 x 25.0cm 64pp ISBN 978 0 500 543900 £9.99 hb £7.95 hb ‘Put the My Fashion Lookbook under the noses of bored tweenage girls and watch as moodiness gives way to mood boards … a steady source of inspiration’ The Daily Telegraph My Fashion Lookbook Design Your Own Collection Jacky Bahbout and Cynthia Merhej Illustrated throughout 29.5 x 21.5cm 64pp ISBN 978 0 500 650035 £12.95 hb Recent Children’s Highlights 95 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_096-097 12/6/12 11:03 AM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Recent Children’s Highlights cont’d ‘A shiny compendium of facts, artist quotes, questions and endlessly varied images’ The Independent What is Contemporary Art? A Children’s Guide Jacky Klein and Suzy Klein 74 colour illustrations 30.5 x 24.0cm 64pp ISBN 978 0 500 515891 £12.95 hb My Big Photo Activity Book Everybody’s Activity Book Operation Alphabet Pascale Estellon Cut, Stick, Colour! Pascale Estellon 36 colour illustrations 26.5 x 19.0cm 64pp ISBN 978 0 500 515846 Illustrated in colour throughout 32.0 x 24.0cm 128pp ISBN 978 0 500 650073 £9.95 pb Illustrated in colour throughout 32.0 x 23.8cm 128pp ISBN 978 0 500 286913 £12.95 pb 96 Recent Children’s Highlights Al MacCuish and Luciano Lozano £9.95 hb XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_096-097 12/6/12 11:03 AM Black Magenta Cyan Recent Highlights XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_098-099 12/6/12 1:13 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Architecture Digital Landscape Architecture Now Le Corbusier and the Power of Photography Nadia Amoroso Edited by Nathalie Herschdorfer and Lada Umstätter 692 illustrations, 620 in colour 26.0 x 23.0cm 304pp ISBN 978 0 500 342824 £32.00 hb 403 illustrations, 164 in colour 28.0 x 23.0cm 256pp ISBN 978 0 500 544228 £32.00 hb The Living, Breathing, Thinking, Responsive Buildings of the Future Rodolphe el-Khoury and Christos Marcopoulos Illustrated in colour and black and white throughout 23.5 x 18.3cm 296pp ISBN 978 0 500 290590 £18.95 pb Art Commissioning Contemporary Art The Early Dürer Art in Oceania Daniel Hess and Thomas Eser A Handbook for Curators, Collectors and Artists Louisa Buck and Daniel McClean Over 430 illustrations 27.5 x 22.5cm 604pp ISBN 978 0 500 970379 A New History Peter Brunt, Nicholas Thomas, Lissant Bolton, Deidre Brown, Damian Skinner and Susanne Küchler 21.0 x 14.0cm 320pp ISBN 978 0 500 238981 £18.95 hb £40.00 hb 507 illustrations, 412 in colour 27.5 x 23.5cm 536pp ISBN 978 0 500 239018 £60.00 hb 98 Recent Highlights XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_098-099 12/6/12 1:13 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Art ‘Meehan’s book is for me the book of the year, a deeply beautiful and essential guide to what the great Celtic text is all about’ Andrew O’Hagan, The Irish Times The Book of Kells Bernard Meehan 250 illustrations, 230 in colour 32.0 x 24.5cm 256pp ISBN 978 0 500 238943 £60.00 slipcased hb Gaudí Pop-Ups Medieval Modern The Naked Nude Courtney Watson McCarthy Art Out of Time Alexander Nagel Frances Borzello Illustrated in colour throughout 33.0 x 30.5cm 16pp ISBN 978 0 500 516508 £19.95 hb 135 illustrations, 104 in colour 23.5 x 16.5cm 312pp ISBN 978 0 500 238974 130 illustrations, 116 in colour 28.0 x 21.5cm 192pp ISBN 978 0 500 238929 £28.00 hb £29.95 hb Recent Highlights 99 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_100-101 12/6/12 1:12 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Art cont’d Persian Art & Architecture Women, Art, and Society Henri Stierlin 280 illustrations, 250 in colour 30.0 x 26.0cm 280pp ISBN 978 0 500 516423 £42.00 hb Fifth Edition Whitney Chadwick 339 illustrations, 119 in colour 21.0 x 15.0cm 552pp ISBN 978 0 500 204054 £14.95 pb Why Your Five Year Old Could Not Have Done That Modern Art Explained Susie Hodge 100 colour illustrations 19.7 x 14.0cm 224pp ISBN 978 0 500 290477 £9.95 ﬂexi ‘A brilliant, argumentative and provocative anthology, ideal for dipping in and out of … We come away from this book with all sorts of avenues to explore ourselves, and an enhanced understanding of the talents and even visionary genius of artists past and present’ Marina Vaizey, V&A Magazine In My View Personal Reﬂections on Art by Today’s Leading Artists Edited by Simon Grant 152 illustrations, 135 in colour 26.0 x 18.0cm 208pp ISBN 978 0 500 238967 £19.95 hb 100 Recent Highlights XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_100-101 12/6/12 1:12 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Art cont’d ‘Entirely original, utterly imaginative … adds a new dimension to how we perceive her’ The Sunday Times Beryl Bainbridge Artist, Writer, Friend Psiche Hughes 108 illustrations in colour and black and white 23.0 x 15.5cm 208pp ISBN 978 0 500 516515 £19.95 hb A Cabinet of Rarities Antiquarian Obsessions and the Spell of Death Érik Desmazières 38 illustrations 28.0 x 21.0cm 110pp ISBN 978 0 500 516348 A collector’s edition is also available. Includes a signed and numbered etching. £35.00 hb £495.00 slipcased hb ISBN 978 0 500 516676 Recent Highlights 101 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_102-103 12/6/12 12:58 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Design Bio Design Comics Sketchbooks Nature • Science • Creativity William Myers The Unseen World of Today’s Most Creative Talents Steven Heller 467 illustrations, 436 in colour 25.5 x 21.0cm 288pp ISBN 978 0 500 516270 £28.00 hb 700 illustrations, 450 in colour 29.7 x 22.0cm 352pp ISBN 978 0 500 289945 £24.95 pb The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Graphic Design and Designers Third Edition Alan and Isabella Livingston 545 illustrations, 78 in colour 21.0 x 15.0cm 260pp ISBN 978 0 500 204139 £9.95 pb Digital Fonts The Complete Guide to Creating, Marketing and Selling Alec Julien Illustrated in colour throughout 22.7 x 20.5cm 208pp ISBN 978 0 500 290460 £18.95 ﬂexi Handmade Packaging Workshop Tutorials & Professional Advice for Creating Handcrafted Boxes, Labels, Bags & More Rachel Wiles Over 250 colour illustrations 26.5 x 19.0cm 176pp ISBN 978 0 500 290576 £16.95 pb 102 Recent Highlights Industrial Chic Cult Furniture, Design and Lighting Brigitte Durieux and Laziz Hamani Over 250 colour illustrations 31.0 x 23.0cm 240pp ISBN 978 0 500 516638 £29.95 hb XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_102-103 12/6/12 12:58 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Design cont’d Goodvertising Creative Advertising that Cares Thomas Kolster Illustrated in colour throughout 28.0 x 24.0cm 256pp ISBN 978 0 500 516263 £29.95 hb Graphic Design before Graphic Designers New Modernist Type The Printer as Designer and Craftsman 1700–1914 David Jury 567 colour illustrations 23.5 x 21.5cm 272pp ISBN 978 0 500 241417 779 illustrations, 560 in colour 29.5 x 19.5cm 312pp ISBN 978 0 500 516461 £24.95 hb Steven Heller and Gail Anderson £36.00 hb ‘A glorious monograph showcasing 20 years of work … unusual and deeply engaging’ Another Mag M to M of M/M (Paris) Emily King Foreword by Hans Ulrich Obrist Illustrated in colour throughout 35.0 x 26.0cm 528pp ISBN 978 0 500 289938 £42.00 pb Recent Highlights 103 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_104-105 12/6/12 12:57 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Fashion ‘A stylish read … charts social history through fashion, telling the stories of shopkeepers, master craftsmen and luxury brands’ The Independent ‘A scintillating insight into the city gentleman’s social world’ Fabric The Perfect Gentleman The Pursuit of Timeless Elegance and Style in London James Sherwood Foreword by Terence Stamp 294 illustrations, 238 in colour 24.5 x 27.5cm 224pp ISBN 978 0 500 516317 £38.00 hb The Fashion Resource Book Fashion Spectacles, Spectacular Fashion Research for Design Robert Leach Foreword by Shelley Fox Eyewear Styles and Shapes from Vintage to 2020 Simon Murray and Nicky Albrechtsen The Essential Guide to Resourceful Fashion: With over 500 tricks, ttips and inspirational designs Henrietta Thompson Illustrations by Neal Whittington 274 illustrations, 261 in colour 24.0 x 27.0cm 240pp ISBN 978 0 500 516355 Over 500 colour illustrations 21.0 x 17.0cm 272pp ISBN 978 0 500 516324 £28.00 hb £16.95 hb 440 illustrations, 333 in colour 23.0 x 17.5cm 208pp ISBN 978 0 500 290354 £18.95 pb 104 Recent Highlights Remake It: Clothes XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_104-105 12/6/12 12:57 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Fashion cont’d ‘An impressive list of fashionista aristocracy … from live tours to album shots and striking promotional pintsized-pop-princess-sex-minxery there is nary a look left unshot. Essential for the Kylie nutter in your life’ Gay Times Kylie / Fashion Kylie Minogue and William Baker 346 illustrations, 269 in colour 32.0 x 24.0cm 224pp ISBN 978 0 500 516652 £28.00 hb A sumptuous, large-format publication that highlights the beauty and complexity of textiles around the world and down the ages Textiles The Art of Mankind Mary Schoeser 1,058 colour illustrations 28.0 x 23.0cm 568pp ISBN 978 0 500 516454 £60.00 hb Recent Highlights 105 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_106-107 12/6/12 1:05 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Fashion The Sustainable Fashion Handbook Jewelry by Chanel The New Jewelers Patrick Mauriès Sandy Black 148 illustrations 30.5 x 23.0cm 272pp ISBN 978 0 500 516287 Desirable | Collectable | Contemporary Olivier Dupon 307 illustrations, 295 in colour 34.0 x 24.0cm 352pp ISBN 978 0 500 290569 £75.00 hb £35.00 hb Over 800 illustrations in colour and black and white 25.0 x 19.5cm 288pp ISBN 978 0 500 516294 £24.95 hb Film MovieBox Spielberg Tarkovsky Photographing the Magic of Cinema Paolo Mereghetti A Retrospective Richard Schickel Foreword by Steven Spielberg Films, Stills, Polaroids & Writings Edited by Andrey A. Tarkovsky and Hans-Joachim Schlegel 418 illustrations, 187 in colour 22.0 x 17.0cm 480pp ISBN 978 0 500 516485 Over 400 illustrations in colour and black and white 29.0 x 25.0cm 280pp ISBN 978 0 500 516089 350 illustrations in colour and black and white 30.5 x 24.5cm 320pp ISBN 978 0 500 516645 £24.95 hb £59.95 hb £19.95 hb 106 Recent Highlights XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_106-107 12/6/12 1:05 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan History Fit Men Wanted Original Posters from the Home Front The Imperial War Museums Illustrated in colour throughout 31.7 x 24.0cm 128pp ISBN 978 0 500 290552 The Complete Roman Legions The Pharaoh Nigel Pollard and Joanne Berry Life at Court and on Campaign Garry J. Shaw 212 illustrations, 204 in colour 25.5 x 19.5cm 240pp ISBN 978 0 500 251836 234 illustrations, 172 in colour 25.4 x 19.2cm 224pp ISBN 978 0 500 051740 £24.95 hb £24.95 hb £18.95 pb A complete theme-by-theme guide to mind-stretching stories and images from around the world Mythology The Complete Guide to Our Imagined Worlds Christopher Dell 410 illustrations, 356 in colour 23.5 x 22.0cm 352pp ISBN 978 0 500 516157 £24.95 hb Recent Highlights 107 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_108-109 12/6/12 1:00 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Lifestyle Italian Home Living Modern Tropical Luxury Minimal Massimo Listri A Sourcebook of Stylish Interiors Richard Powers and Phyllis Richardson Minimalist Interiors in the Grand Style Fritz von der Schulenburg 490 colour illustrations 26.0 x 23.5cm 288pp ISBN 978 0 500 516409 300 colour illustrations 28.0 x 26.0cm 320pp ISBN 978 0 500 515839 £29.95 hb £42.00 hb New Paris Style RSVP Danielle Miller and Richard Powers Simple Sophistication, Effortless Entertaining Marie France Van Damme The Scottish Country House 235 colour illustrations 26.0 x 23.5cm 256pp ISBN 978 0 500 516256 £27.50 hb 363 illustrations, 342 in colour 25.0 x 23.0cm 224pp ISBN 978 0 500 516300 £24.95 hb 233 illustrations, 124 in colour 25.2 x 22.4cm 224pp ISBN 978 0 500 516393 £19.95 hb 108 Recent Highlights James Knox and James Fennell 220 colour illustrations 31.0 x 23.5cm 208pp ISBN 978 0 500 516553 £28.00 hb XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_108-109 12/6/12 1:00 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Lifestyle cont’d ‘Packed with information in the detailed, ﬂuent text … wonderful images … an impressive book, featuring 100 of the most inﬂuential interiors from around the world’ House & Garden The Iconic Interior 1900 to the Present Dominic Bradbury and Richard Powers 575 illustrations, 571 in colour 28.0 x 26.0cm 352pp ISBN 978 0 500 516331 £38.00 hb Music ‘Provocative … its structure both makes the book accessible for reference and opens it up to readers of different levels of Wagnerian scholarship and interest’ Wagner Journal Richard Wagner The Sorcerer of Bayreuth Barry Millington 285 illustrations, 165 in colour 24.0 x 16.5cm 320pp ISBN 978 0 500 516430 £24.95 hb Recent Highlights 109 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_110-111 12/6/12 1:13 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Photography A celebration of the most inspiring photographs that have come from this very modern medium, from early portraits and tableaux to the digital montages, split-second sports images and conceptual photographs of today Photography: The Whole Story General Editor: Julie Hacking Foreword by David Campany Over 1,000 colour illustrations 24.5 x 17.5cm 576pp ISBN 978 0 500 290453 £19.95 ﬂexi The Bitter Years Brandt Nudes Cardiff After Dark The Farm Security Administration Photographs Through the Eyes of Edward Steichen Edited by François Poos A New Perspective Preface by Lawrence Durrell Mark Haworth-Booth Maciej Dakowicz 229 illustrations 30.5 x 24.0cm 288pp ISBN 978 0 500 544181 £38.00 hb 110 Recent Highlights 144 duotone illustrations 30.0 x 24.0cm 176pp ISBN 978 0 500 970423 £45.00 hb 99 colour illustrations 24.0 x 29.0cm 128pp ISBN 978 0 500 544198 £24.95 hb XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_110-111 12/6/12 1:13 PM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Photography cont’d Coming into Fashion famous A Century of Photography at Condé Nast Nathalie Herschdorfer Through the Lens of the Paparazzi Bruno Mouron and Pascal Rostain 208 illustrations, 103 in colour 30.5 x 25.5cm 296pp ISBN 978 0 500 544174 £42.00 hb Lomo Life: The Future is Analogue The Cameras • The Story Lomography Foreword by Neil Gaiman 108 illustrations 33.5 x 24.0cm 192pp ISBN 978 0 500 290583 1,625 colour illustrations 19.7 x 21.5cm 384pp ISBN 978 0 500 544211 £19.95 pb £28.00 two volumes, slipcased ‘Truly magical and otherworldly … a fascinating insight into Tim Walker’s creative process’ British Journal of Photography ‘Extravagant in scale and ambition and instantly recognizable for their eyeopening originality, Walker’s photographs dazzle with life, colour and humour’ Wall Street Journal Tim Walker: Story Teller Tim Walker 174 illustrations, 169 in colour 34.5 x 27.5cm 256pp ISBN 978 0 500 544204 £45.00 hb Recent Highlights 111 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_112-113 12/6/12 10:03 AM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan ‘This is our story of ﬁfty fantastic years. We started out as a blues band playing the clubs and more recently we’ve ﬁlled the largest stadiums in the world with the kind of show that none of us could have imagined all those years ago. Curated by us, it features the very best photographs and ephemera from our archives and beyond’ ‘A masterpiece … these cats have got a lot to say for themselves. Deﬁnitive’ ‘Cool … a lavish look at the past’ Over 1,000 illustrations in colour and black and white 30.4 x 25.0cm 352pp ISBN 978 0 500 516249 £29.95 Also available as an enhanced eBook ISBN (Apple): 978 0 500 771259 ISBN (Kindle): 978 0 500 771266 £12.99 112 ‘The only ofﬁcially authorized book to celebrate this milestone … packed with superb photography, contact sheets, negatives strips, outtakes and much more from every period in the band’s history’ ‘Rare and previously unpublished photos and memorabilia celebrate the Stones’ half century ... meticulously researched’ XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_112-113 12/6/12 10:03 AM Black Yellow Magenta Cyan Picture Credits Front Cover: from Taxidermy (pp4–5) Daniel FIRMAN “Würsa (à 18 000 km de la Terre)” 2006-2008. View of the exhibition ‘Château de Tokyo / Palais de Fontainebleau’ at the Château de Fontainebleau, 2008. 570 x 140 x 250 cm / 18.7 feet x 55 inches x 8.2 feet. Taxidermy, Fiberglass, Polyester Resin. Photo: André Morin. Collection Vranken-Pommery Monopole. Courtesy Galerie Perrotin, Hong Kong & Paris Back Cover: from A Year in the Life of Face Hunter (pp82–83) pp4–5, Taxidermy Julia deVille, Kitten Drawn Hearse, 2010. Photo © Terence Bogue pp16–17, The Books that Shaped Art History Left to right from top left: Rosalind Krauss, courtesy Rosalind Krauss. Hans Belting, photo Felix Gruenschloss. E.H. Gombrich, courtesy Leonie Gombrich/The Warburg Institute. Francis Haskell, courtesy the History of Art Department, University of Oxford. Kenneth Clark, courtesy the Cecil Beaton Studio Archive at Sotheby’s. Svetlana Alpers, photo by Michael Baxandall, courtesy Svetlana Alpers. Heinrich Wölfflin, photo Ullsteinbild/Rudolf Dührkoop. Clement Greenberg, photo Leonard McCombe/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images. pp28–29, Western Artists and India © Louise Despont/Courtesy Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, New York and IBID Projects, London © Howard Hodgkin. Government Art Collection, London. pp30–31, Sculpture Now p30, front cover:Tatsuo Miyajima, Pile Up Life no. 2 (detail), 2008. © Tatsuo Miyajima and Lisson Gallery, London p31: Photo Mike Bruce. Courtesy the artist [Subodh Gupta], Hauser & Wirth and Arario Gallery, Beijing p33, Grayson Perry Grayson Perry, The Vanity of Small Differences, 2012. The Adoration of the Cage Fighters (detail). Courtesy of the artist and Victoria Miro Gallery, London. © Grayson Perry. Photo Stephen White pp34–35, Cornelia Parker Cornelia Parker, Perpetual Canon, 2004. © The artist and Frank Kleinbach pp40–41, The Wry Romance of the Literary Rectory The Sayers Family arriving at Bluntisham Rectory, by Norah Lambourne Reproduced with the permission of Dr Barbara Reynolds © Norah Lambourne The Old Vicarage, Grantchester, 1918, by Noel Rooke p57, Are We Being Watched Photo © iStockphoto / Loops7 pp58–59, The Conquest of Everest Tenzing Norgay photographed by George Lowe making his way back down the Lhotse Face after reaching the summit of Mount Everest with Edmund Hillary. Photo: The George Lowe Collection. pp62–63, From Above and Below Photograph by Brian Skerry p65, Reuters OUR WORLD NOW 6 © Reuters/Goran Tomasevic p66, Found Photography c. 1940. © AAnonymes (à la recherche de l’accident délibéré), Courtesy Romaric Tisserand p74, Building for Tomorrow Photo © Victor Sajara / arcaidimages.com p75, The Shard Moonlit Shard Photo © Dennis Gilbert p80, New Earrings Photo © Tania Sklyar Picture Credits 113 XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_114-115 12/6/12 10:03 AM Index Adelman, Bob 27 Alchemy 43 Alun-Jones, Deborah 40–41 Amazing Places Cost Nothing 60–61 Amirsadeghi, Hossein 36 Ancient Mexico and Central America 44 Animation Sketchbooks 2–3 Architecture on the Carpet 76–77 Are We Being Watched? 57 Art & Imagination 42–43 Arthus-Bertrand, Yann 62–63 Francis Bacon 32 Baker, David 90 BEDMaR & SHi: The Bali Villas 73 Berman, Patricia G. 23 Berry, Joanne 49 Blazwick, Iwona 34–35 Blom, Philipp 56 Bonafoux, Pascal 20 Bond, Anthony 32 The Books that Shaped Art History 16–17 Bill Brandt: Shadow and Light 67 Buckley, Veronica 56 Building for Tomorrow 74 Burkhart, Jon 7 Cattermole, Paul 74 Celtic Mysteries 43 Chen, Sanping 37 Chinese Lives 37 Clerizo, Michael 78 Coe, Michael D. 45, 48 Coe, Sophie D. 48 Coles, Stephen 11 The Complete Pompeii 49 The Conquest of Everest 58–59 Conrad, Peter 38 Cossons, Malcolm 91 George Daniels 78 Dot to Dot 91 Estrada, Nicola 80 Explore! 92–93 Fashion Scandinavia 84–85 Finch, Paul 70 FitzRoy, Charles 50 114 Index 5 in Five – BEDMaR & SHi 72 Found Photography 66 Frampton, Kenneth 69 From Above and Below 62–63 Garat, Anne-Marie 66 The Geometry of Type 11 Gillow, John 86 Gröndahl, Mia 12 Gundtoft, Dorothea 84–85 Haag, Sabine 79 Harris, Alexandra 39 Haywood, John 51 Thomas Heatherwick 71 Heatherwick, Thomas 71 Heit, Laura 2–3 Henry, Tom 18 Hermanson Meister, Sarah 67 The Highland Clans 52 Kerry Hill 70 How to Read Contemporary Art 26 The Human Past 46–47 Hunter, Grant 7 In Another Light 23 The Irish 54 Jhaveri, Shanay 28–29 Joannides, Paul 18 Joseph, Marcelle 36 Kespert, Deborah 90, 92–93 Kinealy, Christine 54 King Adz 8–9 Kirchweger, Franz 79 Klein, Jacky 33 Klich, Lynda 13 Klossowski de Rola, Stanislas 43 Koontz, Rex 45 Korean Art 36 Kengo Kuma 69 Lammertse, Friso 19 Late Raphael 18 LetterScapes 10 Lewis-Jones, Huw 58–59 Roy Lichtenstein’s ABC 27 Lim, Albert 72, 73 Black Magenta Cyan XY2498_T&HCat-Spr13_UK_SP_114-115 Locher, J. L. 24–25 London, Geoffrey 70 Lowe, George 58–59 Lundelin, Kari 64 Mackenzie Stuart, Amanda 81 MacKinnon, Murray 55 The Magic of M. C. Escher 24–25 Mair, Victor H. 37 Mallory, J. P. 53 Manco, Tristan 12 McLellan, Todd 14–15 Mexico 45 Moffat, Alistair 52 Moszynska, Anna 30–31 Murdin, Paul 57 My Big World 88–89 New Earrings 80 Newsjacking 7 O’Keeffe, Linda 87 Ojeda, Oscar Riera 70, 72, 73 OKIDO 88–89 Ono, Yoko 34– 35 Oram, Richard 55 The Origins of the Irish 53 Cornelia Parker 34–25 Grayson Perry 33 The Postcard Age 13 Powell, Kenneth 75 Prinzler, Hans Helmut 68 Reuters 65 Reuters OUR WORLD NOW 6 65 Revolution Graffiti 12 Rodin & Eros 20 Rowe, Maisie 71 Saccani, Anna 10 Scarre, Chris 46–47 The Scots 55 William Scott: Catalogue Raisonné of Oil Paintings 22 Sculpture Now 30–31 Sexton, Sexton 54 The Shard 75 Sharkey, John 43 12/6/12 10:03 AM Black Magenta Cyan Shone, Richard 16–17 Sirens and Sinners 68 Skea, Ralph 21 Skerry, Brian 62–63 Smyth, Darlene 72, 73 Space Academy 90 Spikermann, Erik 11 Stevens, Neil 91 Stonard, John-Paul 16–17 Stripes 87 The Stuff You Can’t Bottle 8–9 The Sultan’s Istanbul on Five Kurush a Day 50 Sustainable Materials, Processes and Production 6 Taxidermy 4–5 Textiles of the Islamic World 86 Things Come Apart 14–15 Thompson, Martin 6 Thompson, Rob 6 Toby Evans, Susan 44 Treasures of the Habsburgs 79 The True History of Chocolate 48 Turner, Alexis 4–5 Twilight of the Romanovs 56 Vale, Brenda 76–77 Vale, Robert 76–77 Veldhuysen, W. 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