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Political cartoonist Gerald Scarfe tells the story of his life and work in new book

For more than 60 years the rapier-sharp pen has wounded his enemies deeply and he has met all the great and the good of our day

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The travel books of Eugène Delacroix have now been translated into English

These notebooks reveal how the artist discovered the "real" Orient in North Africa and southern Spain and adjusted his paintings accordingly

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From Rivera and Kahlo to Ulay and Abramović—this story book tells the tales of art world couples

Famous and not-so-famous pairs of artists from Picasso and Gilot to Idris Khan and Annie Morris are quoted about how relationships work

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This book gives a first-hand account of Second World War art and propaganda

A vivid account of the art arising from the experiences of the artist, George Plante

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Philippe Costamagna’s combination of autobiography, anecdote and single discovery told in his own words

The memoirs of the Pontormo expert and director of the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Ajaccio

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Interview with James Franco: “I wanted to create a feeling of ‘too much’”

The actor on stepping outside of Hollywood fame and why collaboration feels so natural

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Grayson Perry

Books: The autobiographies of Grayson Perry and Tracey Emin

Sex, art and turmoil, revealing very little

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John Richardson's "Sacred monsters, sacred masters", a vision of the idiosyncratic personalities that left their mark on the art world

John Richardson’s insights into the great artists and collectors of the last century

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Jon Schueler

How women and the Sound of Sleat were the inspirations for Jon Schueler's life and work

Abstract Expressionism in the Hebrides

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Kazimir Malevich

Books: Confiscated Malevich material to be revealed as his autobiography finally comes to light

First ever complete edition of avant-garde artist’s writings appearing in five volumes

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Agnew’s 175th anniversary: the memoirs of a senior partner, Dick Kingzett

A vanished variety of collectors: the priest, the Russian in exile, the actor, the V&A Keeper, the German and Dutch aesthetes—and a millionaire

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December 1991

Hebborn the fake: everything we learned from the forger's autobiography

By his own claim, his forged oeuvre numbers some 1,100 works ranging from “Mantegna” and “Giorgione” to “Van Dyck” and “Piranesi”