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Marimekko: The Art of Printmaking

Laird Borrelli-Persson


The Original 1841 Essay With Twelve New Essays Ralph Waldo Emerson, Jessica Helfand

Why can't horses burp? (Favourite Pets)

Lily Snowden-Fine, Dr Nick Crumpton

Podcast: What should an art museum be?

In this unmissable episode, ‘The Art Museum in Modern Times’ author Charles Saumarez Smith takes us inside the world’s leading galleries, exploring the ‘Disneyfication’ of the art museum, how architecture influences art, the uniquely contemporary role of the museum café, and why COVID might have lasting impacts on curatorial creativity.

Coming soon: 'Amy Winehouse: Beyond Black'

Announcing an affectionate, upbeat and evocative illustrated book curated by Amy’s stylist and close friend Naomi Parry.

Leif Podhajský on nature, art, infinity and ‘New Psychedelia’

Thames & Hudson author and editor Evie Tarr recently caught up with celebrated artist and album cover designer Leif Podhajský to chat about Leif’s new monograph ‘New Psychedelia’. The pair explored mind-bending artwork, digital rituals, why contemplating death can be comforting, and how 21st century life is its own psychedelic drug.

Mind-altering movies: How cinema changed our perception of reality

Hypnotic, hallucinogenic, with the power to raise the dead. Since the nineteenth century, films have continually proven their powerful effects on our psyche. Here, ‘The Mysteries of Cinema’ author Peter Conrad explores five iconic movies that have changed our view of reality.

The hidden histories of five extraordinary colours

From ‘Gamboge Yellow’ to ‘Orpiment Orange’, how does a colour get its name? Here, ‘Nature’s Palette’ author Patrick Baty shares the stories behind five remarkable colours celebrated in the book – including one to be found on the ‘Neck Ruff of the Golden Pheasant’ and the ‘Belly of the Warty Newt’.

Dot on: The rise and rise of Yayoi Kusama

At the age of 92, Yayoi Kusama is the world’s best-selling female artist. But on her path to success she’s had to grapple with trauma, poverty, sexism, and frightening hallucinations.

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