Art

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LORRAINE O'GRADY: BOTH/AND

Four decades of multimedia exploits in race, art politics and subjectivity: a long-overdue survey on conceptual performance artist Lorraine O'Grady
April 13, 2021 | Hardcover | Dancing Foxes Press | 204 Pages |
$40.00
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HEART OF THE RENAISSANCE: THE STORIES OF THE ART OF FLORENCE

Written by Lloyd, Richard
An exploration of the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance that shows us how and why Florence became the center of the revival of Greek and Classical culture Written by a lover of Florence, The Heart of the Renaissance explores the Greek mythology and Christian traditions and legends shown in the great works of art and architecture of the Italian Renaissance.
June 30, 2021 | Hardcover | Unicorn Publishing Group |
$52.95
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ISABELLA STEWART GARDNER, DOG LOVER

Written by Greenwald, Diana
Isabella Stewart Gardner was a force to be reckoned with. She routinely went toe-to-toe with major museums and titans of industry to purchase masterpieces, she created a museum unlike any other, and she was famous for flouting the social conventions that governed women of her time. This book, however, shows another side of Isabella that readers may not expect: her love of dogs.
October 30, 2020 | Hardcover | Paul Holberton Publishing |
$19.95
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EARLY COLOUR PRINTING: GERMAN RENAISSANCE WOODCUTS AT THE BRITISH MUSEUM

Written by Savage, Elizabeth
This illustrated volume reproduces and describes effectively every early modern German color print held at the British Museum, one of the world's most significant collections of these rare milestones of cultural heritage and technology. New photography reveals 150 impressions in jaw-dropping detail, some of which have never been seen in public or reproduced.
May 30, 2021 | Hardcover | Paul Holberton Publishing |
$65.00
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PAOLO VENEZIANO: THE ART OF PAINTING IN 14TH-CENTURY VENICE

Written by Llewellyn, Laura
The foremost Venetian painter of the fourteenth century, Paolo Veneziano is regarded as the founder of the Venetian school of painting. Active from 1333 to 1358, Veneziano practiced his art within a culture enriched by Venice's maritime economy, with materials and techniques coming to his native city from Byzantium, Africa, Persia, and Asia.
August 31, 2021 | Hardcover | Paul Holberton Publishing |
$60.00
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SOUTINE / DE KOONING: CONVERSATIONS IN PAINT

"I've always been crazy about Soutine--all of his paintings," said Willem de Kooning in 1977, speaking about Lithuanian artist Chaim Soutine (1893-1943). Of all the abstract expressionists, de Kooning was the only one who continued to praise Soutine throughout his career and to credit him with an influence on his work. But how much was de Kooning's approach impacted by Soutine?
March 26, 2021 | Hardcover | Paul Holberton Publishing |
$60.00
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SWISS GRAPHIC DESIGN HISTORIES

Swiss Graphic Design Histories offers a redefinition of Switzerland's graphic design landscape. Based on extensive research by international scholars of design history and with a collaborative approach, it reaches beyond the usual canon and the well-known epicenters of Basel and Zurich to the Germanophone fathers of what has become famous as the Swiss Style of the 1950s and 1960s.
June 15, 2021 | PB | Scheidegger and Spiess |
$99.00
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COSMOS EMMA KUNZ: A VISIONARY IN DIALOGUE WITH CONTEMPORARY ART

Emma Kunz (1892-1963) was a Swiss healer and artist. Born to a family of weavers, she showed telepathic, prophetic, and healing abilities early in her life and began to exercise her divining pendulum as a young adult.
June 15, 2021 | PB | Scheidegger and Spiess |
$55.00
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KIKI SMITH: HEARING YOU WITH MY EYES

The work of American artist Kiki Smith, born 1954, is a meditation on the body. Smith observes every aspect of corporal materiality and the conditions that shape our life on earth: physically, spiritually, and politically, but also with regard to emotive categories like control and disgust. Her earlier work often fragmented the body into organs, fluids, and senses.
January 23, 2021 | PB | Scheidegger and Spiess |
$40.00
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ART OF ORIENTATION: AN EXPLORATION OF THE MOSQUE THROUGH OBJECTS

The Art of Orientation celebrates the origins, meanings, and functions of the mosque throughout the world using a careful selection of one hundred and twenty-five artifacts--including intricately designed pulpits, prayer rugs, lamps, and manuscripts.
March 15, 2021 | Hardcover | Hirmer Verlag GmbH |
$65.00

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