Art and Culture

DK's art and culture books delve into the world of art, music and literature using DK's unique visual design to uncover and reveal the intricacies of each discipline. From stunning world architecture and life-changing designs to fashion designers and our favourite musicals, DK’s art and culture books have something for everyone. The book open up the art and culture worlds from the inside by taking you behind the scenes whether that be the art world or through your favourite characters with Sherlock Holmes and plays with Shakespeare. See art and culture like never before with DK.

DK's art and culture books delve into the world of art, music and literature using DK's unique visual design to uncover and reveal the intricacies of each discipline. From stunning world architecture and life-changing designs to fashion designers and our favourite musicals, DK’s art and culture books have something for everyone. The book open up the art and culture worlds from the inside by taking you behind the scenes whether that be the art world or through your favourite characters with Sherlock Holmes and plays with Shakespeare. See art and culture like never before with DK.

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  • Great Buildings

    Format:Paperback  

    Visit 50 of the world's most fascinating buildings from the Houses of Parliament to the Sydney Opera House on this stunning architectural tour. Discover how to "read" a building, identify key characteristics of architecture and get underneath the bricks and mortar with Read more

    £16.99
  • Architecture

    Format:Hardback  

    Architecture tells the story of the world's most incredible buildings, from the ancient world to the present day.Take a closer look at the beautiful details, principal elements, and decorative features of every architectural style, from China's Temple of Heaven and the Read more

    £20.00
  • The Illustrated Mahabharata

    Format:Hardback  

    Take a fresh look at India's great epic with The Illustrated Mahabharata and rediscover the lost kingdoms, dynasties, and characters of the Mahabharata. Follow the tale as it unfolds through 18 parvas with stunning photographs, paintings, sculptures, and historical Read more

    £18.99
  • The Art Book

    Format:Hardback  

    Embark on a tour of the world's greatest artistic movements and works, from prehistoric cave paintings to performance art with The Art Book, the latest in the stunning Big Ideas series. The Art Book explores the most celebrated artworks by history's most influential Read more

    £16.99
  • Artist's Painting Techniques

    Format:Hardback  

    Whether you're trying your hand at painting for the first time or honing your artistic ability, Artist's Painting Techniques is the handiest guide to teach you how to paint. Starting with the basics such as observational skills and learning how to draw, Artist's Read more

    Also available in eBook
    £20.00
  • The Literature Book

    Format:Hardback  

    From Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby to Shelley's Frankenstein, The Literature Book documents the greatest literature ever written. Featuring over 100 best-selling books, plays and poetry from all over the world, including Latin American and African fiction, The Read more

    Also available in eBook
    £16.99
  • Musicals

    Format:Hardback  

    From The Phantom of the Opera and The Sound of Music to Les Misérables, Musicals: The Definitive Illustrated Story brings the world's best-loved productions to life.With a foreword by Elaine Paige, Musicals: The Definitive Illustrated Story covers the complete history Read more

    £25.00
  • The Sherlock Holmes Book

    Format:Hardback  

    The Sherlock Holmes Book chronicles every case of the world's greatest detective and his assistant Dr Watson. The game is afoot and now you can discover every detail of Sherlock Holmes' world.From the first novel A Study in Scarlet, through to the masterpiece that is Read more

    Also available in eBook
    £16.99
  • Design

    Format:Hardback  

    Design: The Definitive Visual History is a gorgeous visual celebration of design across the decades. Find out all about the major design movements of the last 150 years from Arts and Crafts to Bauhaus and browse through the beautiful image catalogues of everything from Read more

    £25.00
  • Art

    Format:Hardback  

    This beautifully illustrated book offers a comprehensive guide to western artists, themes, paintings, techniques and stories. Packed full of large, full-colour images of iconic works and lesser-known gems, Art: A Visual History covers over six-hundred and fifty Read more

    £20.00
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