Art Monographs

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WATERMARKS: LEONARDO DA VINCI AND THE MASTERY OF NATURE

Written by Geddes, Leslie A
Leonardo's enduring fascination with water--from its artistic representation to aquatic inventions and hydraulic engineering Formless, mutable, transparent: the element of water posed major challenges for the visual artists of the Renaissance.
August 25, 2020 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press |
$60.00
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ISLAND ZOMBIE: ICELAND WRITINGS

Written by Horn, Roni
An evocative chronicle of the power of solitude in the natural world I'm often asked, but have no idea why I chose Iceland, why I first started going, why I still go.
October 13, 2020 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 256 Pages |
$35.00
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MAGIC MIRROR OF M.C. ESCHER

Long before the first computer-generated 3-D images, M.C. Escher was a master of the third dimension. His impossible geometry and illusions, bordering between the scientific and psychological, are an homage to the possibilities of the human mind. This collection presents the artist's key graphic works in stunning full-page reproductions and detailed explanations of each mathematical problem.
March 30, 2021 | Hardcover | Taschen | 116 Pages |
$25.00
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VERMEER. THE COMPLETE WORKS

Written by Schütz, Karl
His works have prompted a New York Times bestseller; a film starring Scarlett Johansson and Colin Firth; record visitor numbers at art institutions from Amsterdam to Washington, DC; and special crowd-control measures at the Mauritshuis, The Hague, where thousands flock to catch a glimpse of the enigmatic and enchanting Girl with a Pearl Earring, also known as the "Dutch Mona Lisa".
November 24, 2020 | Hardcover | Taschen | 258 Pages |
$70.00
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RALPH STEADMAN: A LIFE IN INK

Ralph Steadman: A Life in Ink is the definitive career retrospective of this revered and provocative UK artist. Renowned for his collaborations with iconic American writer Hunter S. Thompson, he formed an unlikely duo that created "Gonzo" journalism.
October 20, 2020 | Hardcover | Chronicle Chroma | 320 Pages |
$60.00
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ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG: SPREADS 1975-83

Asked about his use of the term "Spread," Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008) responded that it meant "as far as I can make it stretch, and land (like a farmer's 'spread'), and also the stuff you put on toast." Prompted by an imminent retrospective of his work in 1976, Rauschenberg sourced motifs from his own past--tires, bedding, electric lights, bird wings, umbrellas and parachutes--and recombine
April 28, 2020 | Hardcover | Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac | 140 Pages |
$50.00
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ART OF ERIC CARLE

Written by Carle, Eric
Carle is one of the most beloved illustrators of children's books. This retrospective is more than just an appreciation of his art, however. The book also contains an insightful autobiography illustrated with personal photographs, an anecdotal essay by his longtime editor, a photographic essay on how Carle creates his collages, and writings by Carle and his colleagues.
October 6, 2020 | Hardcover | World of Eric Carle | 144 Pages |
$35.00

JACOB LAWRENCE: THE AMERICAN STRUGGLE

This publication sets the precedent for the next generation of Lawrence scholars and studies in modern and contemporary discourse. The American Struggle explores Jacob Lawrence's radical way of transforming history into art by looking at his thirty panel series of paintings, Struggle . . . from the History of the American People (1954-56).
November 15, 2019 | Hardcover | University of Washington Press | 192 Pages |
$45.00
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HOKUSAI MANGA

Written by Hokusai, Katsushika
In 1814, the great Japanese artist and printmaker Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) published the first volume of his sketches: Hokusai Manga. Originally designed as a reference for his students to emulate, it surpassed all expectations and became a bestseller, eventually expanding to fifteen volumes and over four thousand images.
October 27, 2020 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 1040 Pages |
$29.95
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JOHN NASH: THE LANDSCAPE OF LOVE AND SOLACE

Written by Friend, Andy
Having created some of the most memorable paintings of the First World War, John Nash (1893-1977) had a long career that spanned more than sixty years and saw both world wars.
October 13, 2020 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 320 Pages |
$40.00

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