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GREAT QING: PAINTING IN CHINA, 1644-1911

Written by Brown, Claudia
Addressing the previous lack of a comprehensive English-language study of Qing painting, art historian Claudia Brown's account ranges from the tumultuous Ming-Qing transition to the end of imperial rule.
January 29, 2020 | Paperback | University of Washington Press | 352 Pages |
$40.00
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JAPAN SUPERNATURAL: GHOST, GOBLINS, AND MONSTERS, 1700 TO NOW

From the pioneering work of eighteenth-century painter Toriyama Sekien to contemporary superstar Takashi Murakami, Japan Supernatural presents wildly imaginative works by Japanese artists past and present and takes readers on a journey of discovery through the astonishing array of yōkai culture and yūrei (ghosts)--phenomenal beings from fiendish goblins to mischievous shape
January 1, 2020 | Paperback | Art Gallery of New South Wales | 312 Pages |
$39.95
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YUMEJI MODERN: DESIGNING THE EVERYDAY IN TWENTIETH-CENTURY JAPAN

Written by Naoi, Nozomi
The hugely popular Japanese artist Takehisa Yumeji (1884-1934) is an emblematic figure of Japan's rapidly changing cultural milieu in the early twentieth century.
April 22, 2020 | Hardcover | University of Washington Press | 300 Pages |
$65.00
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MORE ART IN THE PUBLIC EYE

More Art in the Public Eye offers critical insight into the ever-growing field of socially engaged public art by demonstrating how the committed collaboration of artists, community members, and cultural producers can meaningfully impact our collective futures.
January 3, 2020 | Paperback | Duke University Press | 284 Pages |
$35.00
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AFRICOBRA: EXPERIMENTAL ART TOWARD A SCHOOL OF THOUGHT

Written by Jarrell, Wadsworth A
Formed on the South Side of Chicago in 1968 at the height of the civil rights, Black power, and Black arts movements, the AFRICOBRA collective created a new artistic visual language rooted in the culture of Chicago's Black neighborhoods. The collective's aesthetics, especially the use of vibrant color, capture the rhythmic dynamism of Black culture and social life.
May 8, 2020 | Paperback | Duke University Press | 320 Pages |
$29.95
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MAKING OF MODERN ART: SELECTED WRITINGS

Written by Peppiatt, Michael
In this lively collection, renowned critic Michael Peppiatt presents key essays from a lifetime engagement with modern art.
June 30, 2020 | Hardcover | Yale University Press |
$35.00
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LONDON'S NEW SCENE: ART AND CULTURE IN THE 1960S

Written by Tickner, Lisa
Drawing on extensive research, Lisa Tickner presents a rich, detailed, and astute account of the 1960s London art scene.
July 7, 2020 | Hardcover | Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art | 416 Pages |
$50.00
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BERNINI'S MICHELANGELO

Written by Mangone, Carolina
Bernini's lifelong imitation of Michelangelo, explored here in depth for the first time, reveals the centrality of Michelangelo's art and its principles in the development of Baroque sculpture and architecture and in the establishment of the Renaissance canon.
June 16, 2020 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 288 Pages |
$65.00
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MODERNISM FOR THE MASSES: PAINTERS, POLITICS, AND PUBLIC MURALS IN 1930S NEW YORK

Written by Patterson, Jody
A fascinating examination of the vital but unrecognized role that public murals played in the development of abstraction and modernism in the United States
November 17, 2020 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 264 Pages |
$55.00
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PAINTING EDO: SELECTIONS FROM THE FEINBERG COLLECTION OF JAPANESE ART

Written by Lippit, Yukio
Selected paintings, showcasing the masters of the time, anchor this gorgeous exploration of the visual culture of Japan's Edo period.
April 7, 2020 | Hardcover | Harvard Art Museums | 180 Pages |
$35.00

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