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Art and Architecture

Craig Ellwood

Neil Jackson

Laurence King Publishing

February 2002

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

Neil Jackson

Taylor & Francis

June 1996

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

Jonathan Stephenson

Thames & Hudson

2010 (Reprint)

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.

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