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Jewel

Released by on 3 Oct 2016 in Portfolio

Jewel

Jewel: A Celebration of the Earth’s Treasures (ISBN 978-0241226032) is a lavish look at precious stones, organic gems, and precious metals. Luped picture reseach sourced over 1000 images from over 100 different sources to illustrate gemstones from agate to zoisite. This fully illustrated book shows examples of how materials have been used by craftsmen and artists in jewellery, as well as the intriguing stories behind the world’s most famous gems including the stunning Koh-i-Noor and mysterious Hope...

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Great City Maps

Released by on 1 Sep 2016 in Portfolio

Great City Maps

Great City Maps (ISBN 978-0241226117)  this beautifully illustrated book explores the world’s most celebrated historical city maps. Richly detailed ancient and modern maps of important cities take you on a journey across the globe in stunning detail, from Athens to Alexandria and Cape Town to Cairo, with close up views of each city’s most intriguing features. Luped picture research provided images of historic and contemporary maps for over 40 cities worldwide. Luped picture research cleared rights to reproduce images in all...

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The Bicycle Book

Released by on 2 May 2016 in Portfolio

The Bicycle Book

The Bicycle Book (ISBN 978-0241226117) is an extraordinary celebration of the history of cycling from BMX and mountain biking, to track and road racing. Take a ride through the sport’s history and discover classic and cutting-edge bicycles, following the evolution of cycling throughout the decades. For this project Luped picture research sourced images from agencies, manufacturers, collectors and...

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Body of Art

Released by on 9 Oct 2015 in Portfolio

Body of Art

Body of Art (Print ISBN 978-0714869667) is the first book to explore the various ways the human body has been both an inspiration and a medium for artists over hundreds of thousands of years. Unprecedented in its scope, it examines the many different manifestations of the body in art, from Anthony Gormley and Maya Lin sculptures to eight-armed Hindu gods and ancient Greek reliefs, from feminist graphics and Warhol’s empty electric chair to the blue-tinted complexion of Singer Sargent’s Madame X. Luped picture research sourced and...

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The Art of Forgery

Released by on 1 May 2015 in Portfolio

The Art of Forgery

The Art of Forgery: The Minds, Motives and Methods of Master Forgers (Print ISBN 978-0714867458) is out next week and examinies some of the stories surrounding the world’s most famous forgeries. This entertaining look at the darker side of the art world reveals far more motivations than just financial gain.

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Photography: The Definitive Visual History

Released by on 29 Sep 2014 in Portfolio

Photography: The Definitive Visual History

Photography: The Definitive Visual History (Print ISBN 978-1409346456) is out today. From the first efforts to capture an image in the early 19th century through to the image saturated world of today; this book charts the evolution of cameras and technology; changing styles and trends; seminal photographs and visionary photographers – all with fully illustrated...

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Art in Time: A World History of Styles and Movements

Released by on 22 Sep 2014 in Portfolio

Art in Time: A World History of Styles and Movements

  Art in Time: A World History of Styles and Movements (ISBN 978-0714867373) is an up-to-date and comprehensive guide to 150 of the most significant styles and movements that have shaped art history through time. All art is of its time, and this book is the first survey that explicitly embeds styles, schools and movements within the politics and culture in which they arose, by means of timelines, textual references and the unique present-to-past arrangement of the...

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Great Maps

Released by on 26 Aug 2014 in Portfolio

Great Maps

Great Maps (Print ISBN 978-1409345718) is out next week and presents 64 maps in chronological order, from the prehistoric Bedolina Petroglyph to Google Earth. The diverse selection includes: Thematic mapping; info graphics; cartographic inspired artworks; celestial charts; nautical charts; topological and general cartography. Each map is shown in its entirety followed by selected details, all accompanied with commentary by historian Jerry Brotton. Luped picture research sourced and supplied extra large high resolution images whenever possible...

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The Iron Road: The Illustrated History of Railways

Released by on 9 May 2014 in Portfolio

The Iron Road: The Illustrated History of Railways

The Iron Road: The Illustrated History of Railways (Print ISBN 978-1409347996) by historian and broadcaster Christian Wolmar surveys the history of the railroad: From the first railway in England introduced in 1830 to the maglev trains and high-speed lines of tomorrow. Luped picture research sourced over 200 images, including many never published before, from various sources. We particularly liked the photography of Matthew Malkiewicz, more of which can be seen here and on his website losttracksoftime.com. The book is divided into 5 main...

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Lost Tracks of Time

Released by on 5 Apr 2014 in News

Lost Tracks of Time

Matthew Malkiewicz photography features stunning, evocative and sometimes melancholy images of steam locomotives and the people who work with them. The galleries on the aptly named website losttracksoftime.com (turn your volume up!) celebrate a bygone era and the contemporary use of steam power. We like the stunning landscapes and great plumes of smoke and steam. Watch out for Matthew’s images in the forthcoming Dorling Kindersley book The Iron Road: The Illustrated History of Railways by Christian Wolmar out later this...

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