This magnificant, bestselling reference book finally leaves its old look to join the modern Penguin subject dictionary series. Why exactly did Van Gogh cut off his ear? Was Warhol an original or just a copyist? The answers to all this and more are found in "The Penguin Dictionary of Art and Artists", the essential guide to over 700 years of creative endeavour. Each entry features extensive cross-referencing and listings of galleries where the artist’s work can be seen.
"The London Art and Artists Guide" is a well-established pocket guide to the London art world and also to London's parks,markets, restaurants and articles on Hidden Backstreets of London, Riverside London and Little Venice to Camden Lock.The art world interviews and articles at the front include interviews with James Hyman of James Hyman photography gallery, Peter Randall-Page sculptor and the Singh Twins artists. Feature articles cover Multicultural London and Riverside London. The Introduction covers all the latest London art world changes such as Tate Modern's Oil Tanks opening in 2012 and Phase 11 in 2016 and the London art galleries sections explain about the dealers, the artists the current issues in the London art world today.The main text of the book covers all the London museums, the London contemporray art galleries with details about whether artists can apply and what collectors should look for, photography galleries,studios,artists'materials shops,useful addresses,art schools,art bookshops, art publishers,art press contacts. The London section covers restaurants, travel in London,parks, markets,sport, cafés,embassy addreses and there are 5 arts maps for the city. This guide covers everything you need to know about the London art world in one easy to carry pocket guide.