Art and Architecture
Laurence King Publishing
Craig Ellwood (1922-1992) - the Californian Modernist best known for the Los Angeles Case Study Houses, was a product of Hollywood, fashioned and honed by ambition. Neil Jackson’s book examines both the architecture and the colourful life of this extraordinary man.
The book is illustrated with drawings and images from the Ellwood archives at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, as well as with photographs by Marvin Rand, Julius Shulman and specially commissioned pictures by John Linden.
The Modern Steel House
Taylor & Francis
Notable steel houses of the Modern Movement are assembled in this comprehensive volume.
Arranged in chronological and thematic order, the book traces development of houses constructed with steel frames in Europe, Australia, and the United States.
Examples of steel houses from around the world, including the work of Mies van der Rohe, Philip Johnson, and Jean Prouve, demonstrate that steel structures can provide a better quality of life within a cleaner, lighter home environment.
Paint with the Watercolour Masters
Thames & Hudson
Richly illustrated in colour throughout with well-known works of art, photographs of materials and step-by-step examples, Jonathan Stephenson shows how to achieve various effects and provides an insight into the art of watercolour painting.
By reconstructing in practice the methods of great watercolourists, Jonathan reveals new ideas on how artists as diverse as Dürer, Cézanne, Turner and Sargent actually worked. From the initial sketch to the final painting, he guides us expertly through every brushstroke. This highly practical book will appeal both to beginners and to more experienced artists alike.