Art Surveys, Art History,

HISTORY OF ART IN JAPAN

In this book the leading authority on Japanese art history tells the fascinating story of the country's exceptional cultural heritage. Tsuji Nobuo sheds light on how Japan has nurtured distinctive aesthetics, prominent artists, and movements that have achieved global influence and popularity.
August 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$34.95

OUTWARDNESS: THE SELECTED WRITINGS OF ADRIAN STOKES

Immensely influential and beloved by artists, writers and theorists alike, Adrian Stokes (1902-72) was the last of the great British amateur art historians in the tradition of Ruskin and Berenson, and--as the first art theorist to synthesize aesthetics and psychoanalysis--the first of the moderns.
June 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$27.50

LEONARDO IN DETAIL

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) is considered one of the greatest of painters. He was a true Renaissance man, active in fields as diverse as astronomy, painting, sculpture, science, mathematics, engineering, cartography, and architecture.
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$65.00

HOW ART MADE POP AND POP BECAME ART

John Lennon, David Bowie, Frank Zappa, the Who, the Velvet Underground, New Wave, Punk: this new book is a remarkable study examining the intertwined histories of pop musicians and the visual arts.
March 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$39.95

100 FIGURES: THE UNSEEN ART OF QUENTIN BLAKE

Quentin Blake's illustrations are instantly recognizable to millions around the world. What are less well-known, though, are his original works of art, those not created as book illustrations.
March 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$27.50

CULTURE OF BRONZE: MAKING AND MEANING IN ITALIAN RENAISSANCE SCULPTURE

The Italian Renaissance was a golden age for bronze sculpture, both on a grand scale--such as Ghiberti's Gates of Paradise, or Cellini's Perseus--and more intimate statuettes and small-scale functional objects. Bronze, being both costly and luxurious, embodied power, authority, and eternity and emulated the classical past.
February 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$50.00

HOT, COLD, HEAVY, LIGHT, 100 ART WRITINGS 1988-2018

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June 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$28.00

LOST ANATOMIES: THE EVOLUTION OF THE HUMAN FORM

Renowned paleoartist John Gurche brings the traditional techniques of figure drawing and anatomical art to the portrayal of our hominin ancestors. The result is a visual record of the evolving human form that feels alive in a way no scientific illustration could match.
March 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$40.00

MICHAEL DE FEO: FLOWERS

As an art student in 1993, Michael De Feo drew a simple bloom that became a familiar and welcome presence in New York after he spent countless nights pasting hundreds of versions of it all over the city's building walls. Twenty-five years later, these flowers have been sighted in more than 60 international cities.
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$35.00

ART OF MARK RYDEN'S WHIPPED CREAM: FOR THE AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE

In 2017, Mark Ryden, the "Godfather of Pop Surrealism," tackled a new medium: ballet.In partnership with American Ballet Theatre (ABT), he created "Whipped Cream," a new masterpiece that has since become a part of the theatre's classic repertoire.Featuring interviews with and commentaries from principal dancers--including Misty Copleland, David Hallberg, Stella Abrera, Gillian Murphy, and Danii
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$49.95

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