Art Surveys, Art History,

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CUBISM AND THE TROMPE L'OEIL TRADITION

Written by Cowling, Elizabeth
Delightfully original, this book establishes Cubism's intrinsic connection to the traditional art of pictorial illusion The age-old artistic tradition of illusionistic realism known as trompe l'oeil ("deceive the eye") beguiles us with visual tricks and confounds our perception of reality and fiction.
October 18, 2022 | Hardcover | Metropolitan Museum of Art New York |
$50.00
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SWING LANDSCAPE: STUART DAVIS AND THE MODERNIST MURAL

Written by McComas, Jennifer
An insightful study of the progressive politics animating a great work of modernist mural painting In 1936 the Works Progress Administration's Federal Art Project commissioned Stuart Davis (1892-1964) to paint a mural for the Williamsburg Houses, a New York City housing project.
September 29, 2020 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 164 Pages |
$45.00
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WOMAN IN WHITE: JOANNA HIFFERNAN AND JAMES MCNEILL WHISTLER

Written by MacDonald, Margaret F
A fascinating look at the partnership of artist James McNeill Whistler and his chief model, Joanna Hiffernan, and the iconic works of art resulting from their life together "[A] lavish volume. . . . Illuminating. . . . MacDonald's deep research has . . .
November 24, 2020 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 232 Pages |
$60.00
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MOROZOV: THE STORY OF A FAMILY AND A LOST COLLECTION

Written by Semenova, Natalya
The first English-language account of Ivan Morozov and his ambition to build one of the world's greatest collections of modern art "A century of Russian culture distilled in the story of the life, family and collection of the lavish, lazy, kindly, eccentric grandson of a serf who brought Monet and Matisse to Moscow, waited three years for the right 'Blue Gauguin'--and survived the fi
November 17, 2020 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 288 Pages |
$32.50
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ART AND FAITH: A THEOLOGY OF MAKING

Written by Fujimura, Makoto
From a world-renowned painter, an exploration of creativity's quintessential--and often overlooked--role in the spiritual life "Makoto Fujimura's art and writings have been a true inspiration to me. In this luminous book, he addresses the question of art and faith and their reconciliation with a quiet and moving eloquence."--Martin Scorsese "[An] elegant treatise . . .
January 5, 2021 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 184 Pages |
$26.00
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PLACE OF MANY MOODS: UDAIPUR'S PAINTED LANDS AND INDIA'S EIGHTEENTH CENTURY

Written by Khera, Dipti
A look at the painting traditions of northwestern India in the eighteenth century, and what they reveal about the political and artistic changes of the era In the long eighteenth century, artists from Udaipur, a city of lakes in northwestern India, specialized in depicting the vivid sensory ambience of its historic palaces, reservoirs, temples, bazaars, and durbars.
September 29, 2020 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 232 Pages |
$65.00
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BRAVURA: VIRTUOSITY AND AMBITION IN EARLY MODERN EUROPEAN PAINTING

Written by Suthor, Nicola
The first major history of the bravura movement in European painting The painterly style known as bravura emerged in sixteenth-century Venice and spread throughout Europe during the seventeenth century.
February 2, 2021 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 304 Pages |
$65.00
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BRUTAL AESTHETICS: DUBUFFET, BATAILLE, JORN, PAOLOZZI, OLDENBURG

Written by Foster, Hal
How artists created an aesthetic of "positive barbarism" in a world devastated by World War II, the Holocaust, and the atomic bomb In Brutal Aesthetics, leading art historian Hal Foster explores how postwar artists and writers searched for a new foundation of culture after the massive devastation of World War II, the Holocaust, and the atomic bomb.
November 17, 2020 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 296 Pages |
$39.95
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HARING-ISMS

Written by Haring, Keith
Essential quotations from renowned artist and pop icon Keith Haring Keith Haring remains one of the most important and celebrated artists of his generation and beyond.
September 29, 2020 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 168 Pages |
$12.95
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GOYA: A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST

Written by Tomlinson, Janis
The first major English-language biography of Francisco Goya y Lucientes, who ushered in the modern era The life of Francisco Goya (1746-1828) coincided with an age of transformation in Spanish history that brought upheavals in the country's politics and at the court which Goya served, changes in society, the devastation of the Iberian Peninsula in the war against Napoleon, and an en
September 15, 2020 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 448 Pages |
$35.00

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