Books

Reviews of newly published art, design and architecture books.

A History of Pictures

A History of Pictures

David Hockney and Martin Gayford
Reviewed by James Greenslade

Young Mr Turner: The First Forty Years 1775–1815

Young Mr Turner: The First Forty Years 1775–1815

Eric Shanes
Reviewed by Anne Hodge

Modern Ireland in 100 artworks

Modern Ireland in 100 artworks

Fintan O’Toole (ED)
Reviewed by John Mulcahy

The 1916 Irish Rebellion

The 1916 Irish Rebellion

The 1916 Irish Rebellion
Briona Nic Dhiarmada
Foreword by Mary McAleese

Exercise of Authority: Surveyor Thomas Owen and the Paving, Cleansing and Lighting of Georgian Dublin

Exercise of Authority: Surveyor Thomas Owen and the Paving, Cleansing and Lighting of Georgian Dublin

Exercise of Authority: Surveyor Thomas Owen and the Paving, Cleansing and Lighting of Georgian Dublin
Finnian O’Cionnaith
Reviewed by Frederick O’Dwyer

Irish Period Houses: A Conservation Guidance Manual

Irish Period Houses: A Conservation Guidance Manual

Irish Period Houses: A Conservation Guidance Manual
Frank Keohane
Reviewed by Dermot Nolan

The Love Letters of Percy French and More Besides

The Love Letters of Percy French and More Besides

The Love Letters of Percy French and More Besides
Alan Tongue
Reviewed by Philip McEvansoneya

The Three Castles of Dublin: An Eclectic History of Dublin Through the Evolution of the City’s Coat of Arms

The Three Castles of Dublin: An Eclectic History of Dublin Through the Evolution of the City’s Coat of Arms

The Three Castles of Dublin: An Eclectic History of Dublin Through the Evolution of the City’s Coat of Arms
Michael English
Reviewed by Peter Pearson

The Arts and Crafts Movement: Making it Irish

The Arts and Crafts Movement: Making it Irish

The Arts and Crafts Movement: Making it Irish
Vera Kreilkamp
Reviewed by Joseph McBrinn