Michael Jackson, one of the most successful recording artists of all time, also has the distinction of being the most depicted cultural figure; an inspiration for an extraordinary array of leading artists. This book, which accompanies a major exhibition, examines their artistic responses to an enduring international icon.
Featuring works from an international list of artists, the BP Portrait Award highlights the vitality of portrait painting today. This book presents the diverse range of styles in contemporary portraiture and the variety of techniques used by artists working in the field today.
Oscar Rejlander (1813–75), Julia Margaret Cameron (1815–79), Lewis Carroll (1832–98) and Clementina Hawarden (1822–65) embody the very best of photography from the Victorian era. . Discover the images that made people think about the photograph as a work of art in this beautiful book.
This richly illustrated gift book presents 100 pioneering women from the Collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London. From Elizabeth I to Zaha Hadid, this book celebrates the accomplishments of women throughout history, highlighting not only well-known pioneers but also women whose stories have been forgotten.
This richly illustrated gift book presents 100 photographic highlights from the Collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London. Focusing on a diverse range of photographers, it chronicles the journey of photography, through images by Julia Margaret Cameron and Camille Silvy to David LaChapelle and Wolfgang Tillmans.