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ELEGANCE OF HOSOKAWA: TRADITION OF A SAMURAI FAMILY

Members of the Daimyō Hosokawa family served the shogun during the Muromachi Period (1333-1568) as samurai. But the Hosokawa achieved fame not only for their success as warriors. As patrons of the arts and artists across the centuries, they enlarged and cared for an exclusive art collection that is the subject of this exquisite volume.
March 1, 2020 | Hardcover | Hirmer Verlag GmbH |
$45.00
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TAKING SHAPE: ABSTRACTION FROM THE ARAB WORLD, 1950S-1980S

Taking Shape traces the emergence and development of abstraction in the Arab world through paintings and sculpture dating from the 1950s through the 1980s. Drawn from the collection of the Barjeel Art Foundation in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, this book features nearly ninety works by a diverse group of artists whose creative visions stretched beyond the boundaries of representation.
March 1, 2020 | Hardcover | Hirmer Verlag GmbH | 256 Pages |
$50.00
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REVISION: A NEW LOOK AT ART IN THE AMERICAS

The Spanish Conquest of the Aztec Empire was a key factor in the Spanish colonization of the Americas. After the conquest, there was a struggle to preserve the region's culture, heritage, and history as its people strived to rebuild upon what was left.
July 11, 2020 | Hardcover | Hirmer Verlag GmbH | 144 Pages |
$40.00
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SENGA NENGUDI: TOPOLOGIES

For almost fifty years, Senga Nengudi has shaped an oeuvre that inhabits a specific and unique place between sculpture, dance, and performance. And that work has been widely recognized as groundbreaking: Her iconic R.S.V.P. sculptures--performative objects made from pantyhose and materials such as sand and stone--are now part of the collections of important American museums.
January 22, 2020 | Hardcover | Hirmer Verlag GmbH |
$45.00
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AZTECS

The Aztec Empire was known as an alliance between the three city-states of Mexico: Tenochtitlan, Texcoco, and Tlacopan from 1428 to 1521. Also known as the "Triple Alliance," these three city-states oversaw the area in and around the valley of Mexico and controlled most of central Mexico.
February 16, 2020 | Hardcover | Hirmer Verlag GmbH |
$39.95
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VAN GOGH, C?ZANNE, MATISSE, HODLER: THE HAHNLOSER COLLECTION

Between 1905 and 1935, the Swiss art collectors Arthur and Hedy Hahnloser-Bühler amassed at their home in Villa Flora, Winterthur, a notable collection of paintings by post-impressionist masters, including Cézanne, Matisse, Hodler.
June 13, 2020 | Hardcover | Hirmer Verlag GmbH | 272 Pages |
$50.00
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FANTASTIC WOMEN: SURREAL WORLDS FROM MERET OPPENHEIM TO LOUISE BOURGEOIS

Founded by French writer and poet André Breton in 1924, surrealism was an artistic and literary cultural movement known for its visual art and writings that challenged the power of imagination. But it has been an artistic movement most associated with the famous men who've become household names in art, such as Salvador Dali and Rene Magritte.
June 13, 2020 | Hardcover | Hirmer Verlag GmbH | 420 Pages |
$60.00
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ICONS: WORSHIP AND ADORATION

The term "icon" cannot be defined without associating the definition with a person, ideal, or movement that has affected history and transcended generations. The characteristics and qualities of traditional iconic artists, creators, and designers will always alter the spiritual presence and essence of modern and contemporary artworks.
March 1, 2020 | Hardcover | Hirmer Verlag GmbH |
$50.00
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JEWISH TREASURES FROM OXFORD LIBRARIES

-This book brings together extraordinary Hebrew manuscripts and rare books from the Bodleian Library and Oxford colleges. -Lavishly illustrated essays by experts in the field bring to life the outstanding works contained in the collections. -A fascinating journey through Jewish intellectual and social history from the tenth century onwards.
June 20, 2020 | Hardcover | Bodleian Library |
$55.00
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SANSKRIT TREASURY: A COMPENDIUM OF LITERATURE FROM THE CLAY SANSKRIT LIBRARY

Written by Formigatti, Camillo
This beautiful collection brings together passages from the renowned stories, poems, dramas and myths of South Asian literature, including the Mahabharata and the Ramaya?a.
November 22, 2019 | Hardcover | Bodleian Library |
$80.00

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