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BALTHUS NOTEBOOK

Written by Davenport, Guy
In his 1989 book on Balthus--the storied and controversial artist who worked in Paris throughout the twentieth century--Guy Davenport gives one of the most nuanced, literary, and compelling readings of the work of this master.
June 9, 2020 | Paperback | David Zwirner Books | 112 Pages |
$12.95
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MODERN ART. A HISTORY FROM IMPRESSIONISM TO TODAY

Most art historians agree that the modern art adventure first developed in the 1860s in Paris. A circle of painters, whom we now know as Impressionists, began painting pictures with rapid, loose brushwork. They turned to everyday street life for subjects, instead of overblown heroic scenes, and they escaped the power of the Salon by organizing their own independent exhibitions.
July 15, 2020 | Hardcover | Taschen | 656 Pages |
$70.00
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WHAT GREAT PAINTINGS SAY. 100 MASTERPIECES IN DETAIL

Written by Hagen, Rainer & Rose-Marie
This important addition to our understanding of art history's masterworks puts some of the world's most famous paintings under a magnifying glass to uncover their most small and subtle elements and all they reveal about a bygone time, place, and culture.
July 5, 2020 | Hardcover | Taschen | 762 Pages |
$70.00
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BRITISH BAROQUE: POWER AND ILLUSION

A fresh and visually breathtaking new look at the art of the late Stuart period in Britain (1660-1714) From the Restoration of Charles II in 1660 to the death of Queen Anne in 1714, the late Stuart period was a time of change for Britain.
April 28, 2020 | Paperback | Tate Publishing | 176 Pages |
$35.00
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MOSCOW & ST. PETERSBURG 1900-1920: ART, LIFE & CULTURE OF THE RUSSIAN SILVER AGE

Written by Bowlt, John E
The quintessential guide to Russia's vibrant and influential Silver Age, now in paperback
April 14, 2020 | Paperback | Vendome Press | 396 Pages |
$29.95
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MARK RYDEN'S SUPER SPIRIT ANIMALS

Written by Ryden, Mark
Mark Ryden returns with 20 new incredible portraits of creatures
October 6, 2020 | Hardcover | Cernunnos | 152 Pages |
$35.00
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HOT, COLD, HEAVY, LIGHT, 100 ART WRITINGS 1988-2018

Written by Schjeldahl, Peter
Hot Cold Heavy Light collects 100 writings--some long, some short--that taken together forma group portrait of many of the world's most significant and interesting artists.
May 12, 2020 | Paperback | Abrams Press | 400 Pages |
$18.00
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ART IN AFRICA: AFROFUTURISM IN MODERN COLLAGE ART AND ILLUSTRATION

Africa is a vast continent with a profound history. Its art culture can be traced back for thousands of years. Under the influence of modern civilization, African art has evolved alongside technology and risen as a new form with more energy and power. Art in Africa includes two chapters. In Collage Art, you will explore the developing intersection of African culture with technology.
September 22, 2020 | Hardcover | Gingko Press | 256 Pages |
$39.95
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PHENOMENAL: CALIFORNIA LIGHT, SPACE, SURFACE

During the 1960s and 1970s, a loosely affiliated group of Los Angeles artists--including Larry Bell, Mary Corse, Robert Irwin, James Turrell, and Doug Wheeler--more intrigued by questions of perception than by the crafting of discrete objects, embraced light as their primary medium.
November 7, 2011 | Hardcover | University of California Press | 239 Pages |
$44.95
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GEORG SIMMEL: ESSAYS ON ART AND AESTHETICS

Written by Simmel, Georg
Georg Simmel is one of the most original German thinkers of the twentieth century and is considered a founding architect of the modern discipline of sociology. Ranging over fundamental questions of the relationship of self and society, his influential writings on money, modernity, and the metropolis continue to provoke debate today.
July 6, 2020 | Paperback | University of Chicago Press | 392 Pages |
$35.00

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