Art Surveys/Art History

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ART OF THE STREET: SAN FRANCISCO

-Street art is an ever evolving scene with a passionate, inquisitive and loyal following -The book is multi artist and appeals to a broad range of enthusiasts, with a long-term appeal due to the transient nature of the works -A series that will include books on Bogota, Havana, Paris, and New York among many other cities across the world Art of the Street: San Francisco is the fourth book in a seri
November 30, 2017 | Hardcover | Art of Publishing | 160 Pages |
$14.95
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ON THE MOVE: AN ALLSOPP ODYSSEY

Written by Hindlip, Charles
-A highly entertaining memoir from former Christie's chairman Charles Hindlip, charting the highs and lows of his many relocations and his adventures around the world -Follows on from the successful An Auctioneer's Lot, which charted his illustrious career at Christie's On the Move follows on from Charles Hindlip's successful memoir An Auctioneer's Lot, which charted his illustrious career at Chri
January 31, 2018 | Hardcover | Scala Arts Publishers Inc. | 256 Pages |
$35.00
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JAMES LEE BYARS: DAYS IN JAPAN

Written by Shinobu, Sakagami
-There has been virtually no discussion of the formative decade in which Byars lived in Japan, nor the profound influence this country had on his artistic development - until now -The first thorough examination of Byars's days in Japan, the evolution of his art there, and the experiences and relationships that shaped it In the twenty years since the death of the artist and aesthetic heretic James
September 30, 2017 | Hardcover | Floating World Editions | 200 Pages |
$40.00
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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
August 31, 2017 | 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.
October 10, 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? In Duty Free Art, filmmaker and writer Hito Steyerl wonders how we can appreciate, or even make art in the present age.
October 3, 2017 | Hardcover | Verso | 240 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
December 31, 2017 | Paperback | Mandragora | 360 Pages |
$45.00
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KENNETH CLARK: LIFE, ART AND CIVILISATION

Written by Stourton, James
The definitive biography of this brilliant polymath--director of the National Gallery, author, patron of the arts, social lion, and singular pioneer of television--that also tells the story of the arts in the twentieth century through his astonishing life.
November 14, 2017 | Paperback | Vintage |
$22.00

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 31, 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.
October 1, 2017 | Hardcover | Circa | 272 Pages |
$40.00

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