Art & Architecture

By Barnes Bookshop

By Barnes Bookshop

The Bloomsbury Look

Wendy Hitchmough


They resisted definition yet their art & dress revealed a coherent group identity.

The Real Crown Jewels of England: 100 Places That Make Us Great

Clive Aslet

£20.00 £18.60

Places that underpin a national identity from ancient oaks to the White Cliffs of Dover.

John Nash: The Landscape of Love and Solace

Andy Friend

£30.00 £27.90

Often neglected in favour of his brother Paul, a prestigious talent revealed in word & art.

History of World Trade in Maps

Philip Parker and Collins Books

£25.00 £23.25

Seventy maps which encapsulate the history of commerce, profit & power over time.

Matisse: The Books

Louise Rogers Lalaurie

£65.00 £60.45

Study of the eight, limited edition ‘livres d’artiste’ & their biographical importance.

The Story of Scottish Art

Lachlan Goudie

£29.95 £27.85

From Pictish carved stones to Eduardo Paolozzi, how Scotland has defined itself in art.

What Becomes a Legend Most: A Biography of Richard Avedon

Philip Gefter

£25.00 £23.25

Life & legacy of Richard Avedon: his place in the history of photography & fashion.

Follies: An Architectural Journey

Rory Fraser

£14.99 £13.94

A glorious gallimaufry of architectural curiosities & the personalities behind them.

Shaping the World: Sculpture from Prehistory to Now

Martin Gayford and Antony Gormley

£40.00 £37.20

In conversation with Martin Gayford, examines sculpture from pre-history to now.

Turner's Modern World

Sam Blayney Brown Amy David Smiles Concannon

£40.00 £37.20

Whilst many contemporaries ignored their changing world he embraced it (Tate).

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye: Fly In League With The Night

£40.00 £37.20

First survey of the artist’s work. Accompanies Tate Britain exhibition.

The Lives of Lucian Freud: FAME 1968 - 2011

William Feaver

£35.00 £32.55

The years of success yet forever the enfant terrible, pursuing elusive perfection.


Nikolaus Pevsner, Elizabeth Williamson, et al.

£45.00 £41.85

From Newstead Abbey to Worksop Priory, jewels of an often underrated county.

Morozov: The Story of a Family and a Lost Collection

Natalya Semenova


How a wealthy textile merchant collected, & lost, a magnificent collection of modern art.