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Van Gogh in America
ISBN: HB: 9780300247091, Yale University Press, September 2022
256 pp., 27.9x25.4 cm, 144 colour and black&white illus.
Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) is one of the most iconic artists in the world, and how he became a household name in the United States is a fascinating, largely untold story. "Van Gogh in America" details the early reception of the artist's work by Ame...
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£40,00
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Cubism and the Trompe l'Oeil Tradition
ISBN: HB: 9781588396761, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, September 2022
250 pp., 26.7x24.1 cm, 200 colour illus.
The age-old artistic tradition of illusionistic realism known as trompe l'oeil ("deceive the eye") beguiles us with visual tricks and confounds our perception of reality and fiction. Presenting a radically new take on Cubism, this book shows how Pabl...
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On the Basis of Art 150 Years of Women at Yale
ISBN: HB: 9780300254242, Yale University Press, November 2021
304 pp., 27.3x25.4 cm, 185 colour illus.
Marking the 150th anniversary of the first women students at Yale, who came to study at the Yale School of the Fine Arts (now Yale School of Art) when it opened in 1869, and the 50th anniversary of undergraduate coeducation at the University, this vo...
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John Singer Sargent The Complete Paintings Cumulative Index to Volumes I-IX
ISBN: HB: 9780300219203, Yale University Press, September 2021
144 pp., 30.5x24.8 cm, 2 black&white illus.
The cumulative index to "John Singer Sargent: The Complete Paintings" comprises two indexes covering the nine volumes of the complete catalogue raisonne: a comprehensive general index and an index of the titles of all the works by Sargent that have b...
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£45,00
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Objects in Air Artworks and Their Outside around 1900
ISBN: HB: 9780226764771, University of Chicago Press, May 2021
304 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 69 halftones
Margareta Ingrid Christian unpacks the ways in which, around 1900, art scholars, critics, and choreographers wrote about the artwork as an actual object in real time and space, surrounded and fluently connected to the viewer through the very air we b...
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£36,00
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Great Mongol Shahnameh
ISBN: HB: 9781898113836, Yale University Press, April 2021
456 pp., 32.7x30 cm, 165 colour illus.
"The Great Mongol Shahnameh" is widely considered to be the definitive version of Firdausi's epic poem, and the greatest of all Persian illustrated manuscripts. The paintings from this manuscript are held in private collections and institutions aroun...
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£150,00
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Hector Guimard Art Nouveau to Modernism
ISBN: HB: 9780300248364, Yale University Press, April 2021
232 pp., 29.2x22.9 cm, 184 colour illus., 6 black&white illus.
The aesthetic of architect Hector Guimard (1867-1942) has long characterized French Art Nouveau in the popular imagination. This groundbreaking book showcases all aspects of his artistry and recognizes the fundamental modernity of his work. Known for...
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£35,00
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Wood Engraving The Art of Wood Engraving and Relief Engraving
ISBN: PB: 9781684580484, University of Chicago Press, Brandeis University Press, April 2021
112 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 70 halftones
Written and illustrated by master wood engraver Barry Moser, this primer on the art of wood engraving is filled with valuable knowledge including how to prepare a printing block; how to think in the medium's properties of line, shape, and ink; and ho...
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Magnetic North Imagining Canada in Painting 1910-1940
ISBN: HB: 9783791359946, Prestel Publishing, March 2021
280 pp., 27.5x23.5 cm, 140 colour illus.
The early decades of the 20th century were marked by artistic, economic, and social transformation in Canada and around the world. Starting in Toronto, a group of young modern artists, including Tom Thomson and Lawren S. Harris, and Emily Carr in Bri...
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Henry Scott Tuke
ISBN: HB: 9780300247589, Yale University Press, March 2021
160 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 130 colour illus.
Famed for his depictions of sun, sea, and sailing during a late Victorian and Edwardian golden age, the British painter Henry Scott Tuke RA (1858-1929) is an intriguing artistic anomaly. Moving between Cornish-based artist colonies and the London art...
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