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MODERN ART

Written by Huysmans, J -K
First published in 1883, but never before translated into English, this collection of J.-K. Huysmans' art criticism reveals the author of Against Nature to be as combative in his aesthetic opinions as he was in his literary ones. At a time when the Impressionists were still being ridiculed, or worse still ignored, Huysmans defiantly proclaimed Degas to be the best painter in France.
February 14, 2020 | Paperback | Dedalus | 316 Pages |
$17.99
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ROCKIN' IT SUCKERS: NEW YORK CITY'S MOST WANTED GRAFFITI VANDALS

Written by Frank, Cousin
After being out of print for years - ROCKIN' IT SUCKERS is back in a limited 10th Anniversary Edition! A classic graffiti book is once agin available - with additional text and original cover. The inside story of the crew that has kept graffiti alive in New York City for the past 20 years. Some call it art others vandalism. For the members of the infamous RIS crew the label doesn't matter.
June 1, 2020 | Hardcover | Dokument Forlag | 128 Pages |
$29.95
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ROMAN ART: A GUIDE THROUGH THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART'S COLLECTION

Written by Mertens, Joan R
-Only full publication available dedicated to one of the best collections of Roman art in the world -Highlights one of the most popular collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, which receives nearly 7.5 million visitors per year -Many items on permanent display in the Met's celebrated Greek and Roman halls The collection of Roman art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of th
August 25, 2020 | Hardcover | Scala Arts Publishers Inc. | 424 Pages |
$55.00
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BRUEGEL - THE HAND OF THE MASTER (THE 450TH ANNIVERSARY)

Written by Penot, Sabine
- A scholarly title commemorating the 450th anniversary of the death of Pieter Bruegel the Elder- This essay volume is based on the papers held during 2018's Bruegel Symposium at the Kunsthistorisches Museum, ViennaPieter Bruegel the Elder is internationally acclaimed as the greatest 16th century painter in the Netherlands. The 450th anniversary of his death is being celebrated in 2019.
April 15, 2020 | Hardcover | Cannibal Publishing |
$79.00
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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 30, 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 | 256 Pages |
$35.00

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