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Thames & Hudson 'World of Art' | National Gallery ShopThey had both fled Nazi Europe and they shared a passion for art and design. With offices in London and New York, their company was named after the main river in each city. Their aim was to produce well-illustrated, well-written books on art, painting, architecture and sculpture. Walter wanted their venture to be a "museum without walls", a way of bringing art to the masses at a price they could afford. Much of their business was social. They formed close relationships with art institutions, artists and intellectuals. Out of these relationships, over dinners and long lunches, came many of their books.
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