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National Portrait Gallery Acquires DEATH MASK By Tracey Emin
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

The National Portrait Gallery has acquired Death Mask by artist Tracey Emin, it was announced today, Thursday 13 April 2017. The portrait has been purchased for £67, 500 with a contribution of £30,000 from the Art Fund, and further support from White Cube and the artist. (more...)

Bookworks Presents Shelf Awareness for Readers
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

This is our first gift book issue of the season, and beyond the 20 titles reviewed below, I'd like mention a few lavish offerings, like The Cosmic Script: Sacred Geometry and the Science of Arabic Penmanship (Inner Traditions, $150). In two slipcased volumes, Ahmed Moustafa and Stefan Sperl cover the history of Islamic calligraphy in spectacular fashion.Just as gorgeous is the Metropolitan Museum of Art's The Shahnama of Shah Tahmasp: The Persian Book of Kingsby Sheila R. Canby ($75)--an illustrated epic poem from the 10th century. These illuminated pages are known as the most beautiful of all editions. (more...)

Crabtree & Evelyn Relaunches Men's Collection
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2014

Long-standing favourites in the Crabtree & Evelyn men's collection, Nomad and Sandalwood have been re-launched for 2014 with new names and packaging. Nomad is now Moroccan Myrrh and Sandalwood has been renamed Indian Sandalwood to highlight the featured ingredient provenance in line with the third men's collection, West Indian Lime. (more...)