Art and Culture

Delve into the world of art, music and literature using DK's stunning art and culture books. From stunning world architecture, centuries of art history and life-changing designs to fashion designers, musicals and creative lights such as William Shakespeare and characters like Sherlock Holmes, each of DK’s art and culture books go behind the scenes to uncover and reveal the intricacies of each discipline as never before.

Delve into the world of art, music and literature using DK's stunning art and culture books. From stunning world architecture, centuries of art history and life-changing designs to fashion designers, musicals and creative lights such as William Shakespeare and characters like Sherlock Holmes, each of DK’s art and culture books go behind the scenes to uncover and reveal the intricacies of each discipline as never before.

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  • Artist's Drawing Techniques

    Format:Hardback  

    Learn how to draw with charcoal, pen, and pastel with step-by-step workshops from professional artists. Artist's Drawing Techniques is your guide to every aspect of drawing for pleasure, from choosing a subject to mounting your finished masterpiece. Turn your hand to Read more

    Also available in eBook
    $39.00
  • The Art Book

    Format:Hardback  

    Discover what makes a piece a significant work of art and tour history's greatest masterpieces. See the master works of Pablo Picasso, Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet, and more.From prehistoric cave paintings to postmodern art, The Art Book explores more than 100 Read more

    $31.00
  • Musica

    Format:Hardback  

    Música guía a los lectores a través de la evolución de la música desde sus orígenes prehistóricos; fijándose no tan sólo en la música clásica occidental, si no en la música de alrededor del mundo.Perfilando época por época la historia del desarrollo musical, Read more

    $50.00
  • El Libro de Shakespeare

    Format:Hardback  

    El libro de Shakespeare trae las obras de William Shakespeare a la vida con fotografías a todo color, imágenes, nubes de ideas, cronologías y citas que ayudarán al lector a comprender el contexto de las piezas y poemas de Shakespeare.Desde las obras más famosas de Read more

    $31.00
  • Artist's Painting Techniques

    Format:Hardback  

    Artist's Painting Techniques is your practical guide to learning how to bring out your inner artist with a wide range of painting styles, whether you want to learn how to use acrylics, watercolors, or oil paints. With progression in mind, this master class will teach Read more

    Also available in eBook
    $37.00
  • The Literature Book

    Format:Hardback  

    A global look at the greatest works of Eastern and Western literature and the themes that unite them, for students and lovers of literature and reading. The Literature Book is a fascinating journey through the greatest works of world literature, from the Iliad to Don Read more

    Also available in eBook
    $28.00
  • Musicals

    Format:Hardback  

    Musicals: The Definitive Illustrated Story showcases the complete history of the musical on stage and screen, from its origins in ancient Greece to early twentieth century dance halls and vaudeville to the golden age of cinema productions to the record-breaking Read more

    $46.00
  • The Sherlock Holmes Book

    Format:Hardback  

    The Sherlock Holmes Book, the latest in DK's award-winning Big Ideas Simply Explained series, tackles the most "elementary" of subjects - the world of Sherlock Holmes, as told by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The Sherlock Holmes Book is packed with witty illustrations, clear Read more

    Also available in eBook
    $28.00
  • Design

    Format:Hardback  

    Design: The Definitive Visual History lays out the complete evolution of design, from its origins in early cultures to the contemporary design - physical and digital - of today. This comprehensive volume covers every major design movement, along with the iconic Read more

    $55.00
  • Art

    Format:Hardback  

    Art: A Visual History is the complete visual guide to Western art, now updated and repackaged in a themed slipcase.How to tell Impressionism from Expressionism, a Degas from a Monet, early Medieval art from early Christian? Art: A Visual History explains it all - Read more

    $34.00
  • Grateful Dead

    Format:Paperback  

    Grateful Dead: The Illustrated Trip is the definitive illustrated biography of the Grateful Dead and a visual record of America's greatest rock experience - now available in a paperback edition to celebrate the band's 50th anniversary.This encyclopedic book tells the Read more

    $33.95
  • Engineers

    Format:Paperback  

    Now in paperback, Engineers tells the story of the brilliant minds that have constructed our man-made world, from ancient pyramids to modern spaceflight. Discover the mathematical genius of Archimedes, the elegance of Leonardo da Vinci, and modern pioneers such as Read more

    Also available in eBook
    $26.95
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