Drawing Projects: An Exploration of the Language of Drawing Drawing Projects combines a review of contemporary artists with a 'how to draw' guide, celebrating drawing as the process of seeing made visible. Paperback 240 pages Illustrated in colour throughout
This book is a fantastic introduction to contemporary art providing insights into the thoughts, practices & behaviour of many eminent artists. The book is a compilation of pieces written by the author over 35 years. The pieces were often written for magazines or journals and they make for great reading in short bursts.Paperback 554 pages Published in 2009 by Faber & Faber
Photographs shot by Elaine Sendyk in 2007 illustrate the messages of sruggle, revolt and empowerment following the the events of October 2006 when police opened fire on protesters in the city of Oaxaca, killing three people. Author: Louis E.V. Nevaer Hardback 160 pages / 18.6cm x 24.6cm Published by Mark Batty Publisher in 2009
Papertoy Monsters offers 50 fiendishly original die-cut designs that are ready to pop out, fold, and glue. By Brian Castleforte Paperback / softback, 124 pages ISBN: 9780761158820 (0761158820) Published by Workman Publishing
The art of paper cutting has taken center stage in a global explosion of originality, creativity and artistic discovery. Paper Cutting introduces 26 contemporary artist who are pioneering this cut paper renaissance. Author: Laura Heyenga Paperback 176 pages / 23.5cm x 18.7cm Published by Chronicle Books in 2011
This book is a very good introduction to the work of 50 internationally recognised street artists. Many other books try too hard to impress. This one keeps it simple and gives the reader some background to each artist and shows examples of their work. Author: E mathieson and X Tapies Paperback 207 pages / 22.6cm x 15.6cm Published by Graffito Books in 2012
This second volume of the Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia is an essential companion to the critically acclaimed first volume. It features previously unpublished drawings and photographs from the extraordinary archives of Danzig Baldaev and Sergei Vasiliev. Published by FUEL in 2006
The skull is one of the most recognizable symbols of todays contemporary visual culture. Since its 1970s renaissance in the iconic album designs of bands such as the Grateful Dead, the skull has found its way into the visual vocabulary of urban life, adorning T-Shirts, badges and rock memorabilia as the ultimate symbol of anarchy and rebellion.
A book of essays, accompanied by illustrations, that give a revealing insight into the forthright and often controversial views of Charles Saatchi on a wide-ranging number of topics. Hardback 312 pages 16.5cm wide x 21.5cm high x 2.8cm deep Essays accompanied by black & white photographs or illustrations
Charles Saatchi is a man with strong opinions on everything from movies to morals, superstition to suicide, and in this book he answers nearly 300 questions from readers and journalists, offering much for everyone to reflect on.
Richard Wilson's 20:50 installation is one of the most popular works at the Saatchi Gallery. The work is currently installed at the Saatchi Gallery at the Duke of York's HQ in Chelsea, London. Author: Simon Morrissey Paperback 128 pages / 100 colour illustrations / 27cm x 21cm Published by the Tate Gallery
Published to coincide with the major exhibtion at Tate Britain in 2010, this book charts the career of one of the most dynamic British artists working today. Author: Judith Nesbitt Hardback 176 pages / 130 colour illustrations / 27cm x 22cm Published by the Tate Gallery
Bare and enigmatic drawings are presented on bible-thin paper in a beautiful hardback volume, with an introduction by the artist. Author: Tracey Emin Hardback 2016 pages / 1000 illustrations / 17.2cm x 25.5cm Published by Rizzoli
Compiled in close collaboration with the artist herself, this is the definitive book on the work of Tracey Emin to 2006. The book includes all the seminal works that established the artist's reputation. Foreward by Jeanette Winterson Hardback 412 pages / 32.5cm x 25cm Published by Rizzoli