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CAPITAL: DEPT, TERRITORY, UTOPIA

Written by Nicols, Catherine
- Accompanies an exhibition at the Nationalgalerieim Hamburger Bahnhof (Berlin) from July 2 - November 16 2016- Includes 40 modern, contemporary, and old master artists exploring the complex relationship between human creativity and capital inspired by the Joseph Beuys installation Das Kapital Raum 1970-1977- A beautifully illustrated catalogue which includes paintings, photographs, graphic works
May 9, 2017 | Hardcover | Kettler Verlag | 252 Pages |
$55.00
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MEDIEVAL CALENDAR: LOCATING TIME IN THE MIDDLE AGES

Written by Wieck, Roger S
-A sumptuously illustrated guide to the vigils, moveable feasts and saint's days that marked the medieval year -All examples are drawn from The Morgan Library's unparalleled manuscript collection, and illuminated by the lucid explanations of the collection's curator -Ideal for those with an interest in medieval history, its literature or religion, who have wondered about the significance of these
November 10, 2017 | Paperback | Scala Arts Publishers Inc. | 136 Pages |
$35.00
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ORIGINS OF MUSEUMS: THE CABINET OF CURIOSITIES IN SIXTEENTH- AND SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY EUROPE

- A reprint of the original 1985 edition with updated photographs- Thirty- three essays from scholarly contributors on the evolution of collecting, and how this lead to the formation of the modern museum- One of the first books to explore how collectors live with their objects, a subject which has become increasingly studied and popular The Ashmolean Museum is proud to make this important volume c
February 15, 2018 | Hardcover | Ashmolean Museum | 352 Pages |
$70.00
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PORTRAITS: JOHN BERGER ON ARTISTS

Written by Berger, John
A lifetime's encounter with artists: from prehistoric cave painting to the present John Berger, one of the world's most celebrated art writers, takes us through centuries of drawing and painting, revealing his lifelong fascination with a diverse cast of artists.
November 21, 2017 | Paperback | Verso | 544 Pages |
$19.95
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DUTY FREE ART: ART IN THE AGE OF PLANETARY CIVIL WAR

Written by Steyerl, Hito
What is the function of art in the era of digital globalization?
November 21, 2017 | Hardcover | Verso | 256 Pages |
$24.95
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ARTS IN FLORENCE: IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE 16TH CENTURY

Written by Natali, Antonio
-Accompanies a splendid exhibition devoted to the art of the second half of the 16th century in Florence -A unique opportunity to celebrate the outstanding cultural and intellectual era From 22 September 2017 to 21 January 2018 Palazzo Strozzi will be hosting a splendid exhibition devoted to the art of the second half of the 16th century in Florence, the third and final act in a trilogy which bega
July 21, 2018 | Paperback | Mandragora | 360 Pages |
$45.00
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POWER MASK: THE POWER OF MASKS

Written by Debo, Kaat
-Walter Van Beirendonck's book on all the different aspects of 'masks' includes work by James Ensor, Paul McCarthy, Keith Haring, Louise Bourgeois, Emil Nolde, Axel Hoedt, Leigh Bower, Man Ray, Pablo Picasso, André Breton...
November 9, 2017 | Hardcover | Lannoo Publishers | 240 Pages |
$59.95
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KENNETH CLARK: LIFE, ART AND CIVILISATION

Written by Stourton, James
Throughout his brilliant, multifaceted career as a scholar and patron of the arts, Kenneth Clark, later Lord Clark of Saltwood worked tirelessly to bring art to the people. Born in 1903 to a wealthy family and educated at Oxford, Clark became the youngest-ever director of the National Gallery at age twenty-nine.
November 14, 2017 | Paperback | Vintage | 512 Pages |
$22.00
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CALDER: THE CONQUEST OF TIME: THE EARLY YEARS: 1898-1940

Written by Perl, Jed
The first biography of America's greatest twentieth-century sculptor, Alexander Calder: an authoritative and revelatory achievement, based on a wealth of letters and papers never before available, and written by one of our most renowned art critics. Alexander Calder is one of the most beloved and widely admired artists of the twentieth century.
October 24, 2017 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 704 Pages |
$55.00
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TASTE: THE SECRET MEANING OF THINGS

Written by Bayley, Stephen
-Design-guru Stephen Bayley approaches the thorny and sometimes elitist topic of 'taste' with typical wit, drawing on his expertise in a number of fields from fashion to food -A new edition of a classic book, brought into the new millennia by Bayley's concise critique of modern design How do we define taste? The only certainty is that it shifts and changes - sometimes abruptly.
December 12, 2017 | Hardcover | Circa | 288 Pages |
$40.00

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