Women Artists of the New Millennium

A comprehensive study of the progress of feminist art, The Reckoning demonstrates the enormous influence female artists have had, and continue to have.

Airline Style at 30,000 Feet

Airline Style is a compendium that highlights the different eras in aviation, the accompanying change in styles and the overarching views of society.

Bill Brandt: Shadow and Light

Brandt’s visual explorations of the society, landscape and literature of England are indispensible to any understanding of photographic history.

World Press Photo 13

Each year photographers from around the world participate in the World Press Photo Contest, and the results are nothing short of magnificent.

The Purple Book

Taking its name from notorious 1890s graphic design periodical The Yellow Book, The Purple Book presents a lavish marriage of art and literature.

Gary Hume

Beginning his career with the unconventional decision to redesign hospital doors, Gary Hume’s signature style was established early.

Cornelia Parker

Cornelia Parker’s work presents lines of enquiry and invites viewers to consider the fragility of the human experience.

Contemporary Asian Photography

Contemporary Asian Photography attempts to explore, problematise and ultimately dismantle the concept of a uniform Asia, reducible to geographical components of Near, Central and East.

The Essential Robert Indiana

The Essential Robert Indiana collates the artist’s significant body of work alongside text by Martin Krause, based on ongoing conversations with Indiana

Collecting Art for Love, Money and More

An insider’s guide for the modern art buyer, Collecting Art for Love, Money and More reveals the motivations and secrets of successful collectors.

Surrealism in Latin America

Examining both visual and literary Surrealism, this text explores in intricate detail how the movement embraced different avant-garde ideas and practices.

Seaside Polaroids

Jon Nicholson ventures into the realm of nostalgia with his latest book, a collection of 70 Polaroids of British seaside resorts.

Art & Queer Culture

In this first book to be published on criticism and theory regarding queer culture, Phaidon has set the bar high.

Our World Now 6

A picture is worth a thousand words, which is certainly the case in Our World Now 6, a collection of 319 photographs recorded by Reuters in 2012.

Viviane Sassen: In and Out of Fashion

Infinity Award winner Viviane Sassen’s visual language is nothing if not intriguing. Her new book chronicles her career in fashion photography through 250 prints.

The Postcard Age

Drawing on one of the finest and most comprehensive collections anywhere in the world, The Postcard Age presents 400 postcards from the decades around 1900.

Pattern: 100 Fashion Designers, 10 Curators

Following its predecessor, Sample (2005), Pattern captures a snapshot of the latest designers defining clothes rails today.

Inventing Abstraction 1910 – 1925

This mammoth text is probably one of the most conclusive surveys on the history of abstraction. Exploring its inception and development, this book brings together key works and artists from the period.

People Apart: 1950s Cape Town Revisited

In People Apart, the simultaneous historical depth and phenomenological presence of Bryan Heseltine’s photographs are the soul of the work.

Fashion Scandinavia: Contemporary Cool

In a world of outrageous colours, glitter and Anna Dello Russo, the designers of clear lines and minimal shapes stand apart as intriguing and desirable.