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MOTHER! ORIGIN OF LIFE

The mother as motif in art and literature, from prehistoric fertility goddesses to the Madonna and Child and beyond
October 26, 2021 | Hardcover | Louisiana Museum of Modern Art | 128 Pages |
$35.00
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PAUL CEZANNE: A-Z

Written by Rubin, James H
An affordable introduction to the key places, people and motifs in the life and art of Cezanne
November 2, 2021 | Hardcover | Hatje Cantz | 120 Pages |
$20.00
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GENJI: THE PRINCE AND THE PARODIES

Written by Thompson, Sarah E
How artists have interpreted the intrigues and love stories of The Tale of Genji, one of the world's oldest novels
November 9, 2021 | Hardcover | MFA Publications | 192 Pages |
$45.00
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MEXICO: THE LAND OF CHARM

A sumptuous clothbound compendium of modern Mexican ephemera from postage stamps to tourist guides
December 14, 2021 | Hardcover | Rm | 224 Pages |
$35.00
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HISTORY OF AMERICAN TONALISM, 1880-1920: CRUCIBLE OF AMERICAN MODERNISM

Written by Cleveland, David A
This magnificent volume, featuring more than 750 illustrations, is the first definitive account of the Tonalist movement. Based on original research, it tells how the progressive Tonalist landscape dethroned the Hudson River School in the late 1870s and remained the dominant school in American art until World War I.
September 14, 2021 | Hardcover | Abbeville Press | 704 Pages |
$125.00
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ART OF AROUSAL: REVISED EDITION

Written by Westheimer, Ruth K
This irresistible volume presents 130 of the most engagingly erotic paintings, sculptures, prints, and drawings from diverse eras and cultures, coupled with revealing commentaries about their sexual and aesthetic content. In its organization, The Art of Arousal traces the course of a sensual relationship.
December 7, 2021 | Hardcover | Abbeville Press | 192 Pages |
$24.95
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JAPANESE SCREENS

Japanese screens (byobu, meaning "barrier against the wind") are made of wooden lattices with two to twelve panels, covered with a paper or fabric canvas. They are unique for being beautiful artworks as well as portable furnishings, acting as backdrops for court ceremonies or partitions for intimate tea services.
October 26, 2021 | Hardcover | Abbeville Press | 280 Pages |
$175.00
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LIVES OF THE SURREALISTS

Written by Morris, Desmond
Surrealism did not begin as an art movement but as a philosophical strategy, a way of life, and a rebellion against the establishment that gave rise to the World War I. In The Lives of the Surrealists, surrealist artist and celebrated writer Desmond Morris concentrates on the artists as people--as remarkable individuals.
November 9, 2021 | Paperback | Thames & Hudson | 272 Pages |
$24.95
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STILL LIFE: CONTEMPORARY PAINTERS

Written by Creswell Bell, Amber
Still life painting is a practice that goes back centuries but has recently been reinvigorated by a new generation of contemporary artists. Still Life explores the diverse practices of more than forty contemporary artists and documents their styles, subjects, visions, and philosophies as they reinterpret this art form for our age.
November 9, 2021 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 272 Pages |
$40.00
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HOGARTH

Written by Bindman, David
William Hogarth (1697-1764) was one of the great eighteenth-century painters, a marvelous colorist, and an innovator at all levels of artistic expression.
November 30, 2021 | Paperback | Thames & Hudson | 240 Pages |
$24.95

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