General Art

WALK ON THE WILD SIDE: THE MASTERPIECES OF THE CARMIGNAC COLLECTION REVEALED

Written by Ferry, Luc
Edouard Carmignac, an asset manager, has been collecting contemporary art for more than 25 years. Housed in the management company's premises on Place Vendôme in Paris and in its international subsidiaries, the Carmignac collection currently boasts nearly 200 paintings, photographs and sculptures from the 20th and 21st centuries.
November 14, 2017 | Hardcover | Skira Editore | 284 Pages |
$70.00

ART OF HANUKKAH

A rich celebration of Hanukkah, featuring centuries of extraordinary art and artifacts. One of the most joyous weeks in the Jewish year is when families gather for eight evenings to celebrate the festival of Hanukkah. Jews the world over mark this holiday of freedom with the lighting of the Hanukkah menorah, while children spin a dreidel and eat sufganiyot and potato latkes.
September 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$24.95

FRANCIS BACON: LATE PAINTINGS

Encompassing more than twenty-five paintings that Francis Bacon made in London and Paris during the last two decades of his life, this book serves as a companion to the 2015 exhibition at Gagosian Gallery, New York, and is the first in-depth exploration of the innovations of the artist's late work. In his late paintings, Francis Bacon refined themes that had long obsessed him.
September 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$100.00

JOHN CURRIN

Along with an insightful new essay, this beautiful book features over forty-five striking color reproductions of John Currin's most recent paintings, spanning from 2011 to 2015. At once highly seductive and deeply perplexing, John Currin's paintings draw inspiration from such disparate areas as Old Master portraits, pinups, pornography, and B-movies.
September 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$100.00

RURAL MODERN: AMERICAN ART BEYOND THE CITY

An essential look at American modernism as seen through the landscape painting of Thomas Hart Benton, Charles Demuth, Georgia O'Keeffe, Grant Wood, Andrew Wyeth, and many others. Paintings of New England coastlines, small-town Pennsylvania, Southwestern canyons, Midwestern farms, and other evocative landscapes fill the pages of Rural Modern.
October 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$55.00

FAUVE PAINTINGS OF GEORGES BRAQUE: A JOYFUL REVELATION

The first publication and exhibition devoted to Georges Braque's Fauve period, a significant and largely unknown body of work from one of the twentieth century's most celebrated painters. The outstanding Fauvist achievements of Georges Braque (1882-1963) appear as a revelation in The Fauve Paintings of Georges Braque, the first book devoted to this important period of the artist's oeuvre.
April 1, 2017 | Hardcover |
$55.00

WE OWN THE NIGHT: THE ART OF THE UNDERBELLY PROJECT

Known as the Underbelly Project, a massive gallery of unsolicited artwork exists underground, never to be seen by the public, on the walls of a 100-year-old abandoned New York City subway station.
February 1, 2012 | Hardcover_OOP |
$50.00

MYSTERIES OF THE EAR

Since ancient times, the human outer ear, or auricle, has been considered a tool for healing. Various points on the auricle serve a double function, providing information on the condition of the internal organs and other parts of the body, while at the same time serving as a control panel that makes it possible to "change the settings" when there is a malfunction.
April 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$40.00

PHOTOGRAPHIC OBJECT 1970

In 1970 photography curator Peter C. Bunnell organized an exhibition called Photography into Sculpture for the Museum of Modern Art, New York. The project, which brought together twenty-three photographers and artists from the United States and Canada, was among the first exhibitions to recognize work that blurred the boundaries between photography and other mediums.
January 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$49.95

7 REECE MEWS FRANCIS BACON'S STUDIO

Shortly after Francis Bacon died, one photographer was granted access to work undisturbed for days on end to produce this riveting record of the Kensington mews house in which Francis Bacon lived and worked for much of his life.
September 1, 2001 | Hardcover |
$24.95

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