Art

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WILLIAM KENTRIDGE: THE HEAD & THE LOAD

Written by Kentridge, William
Explore William Kentridge's remarkable performance piece, The Head & The Load, and discover how music, dance, writing, and fine art are combined to tell the haunting story of Africans during WWI. For over thirty years, William Kentridge has been combining fine arts, performance, theatre, and opera to create dreamlike, political, and humanist works.
September 1, 2020 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing |
$65.00
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HUNDERTWASSER: COMPLETE GRAPHIC WORK 1951-1976

Explore the graphic work of Hundertwasser with this lavishly produced introduction to the artist. Friedensreich Hundertwasser was a painter. He created original graphic works--lithographs, silkscreens, mixed media, etchings, and aquatint as well as Japanese woodcuts. This bibliophilic gem is a Hundertwasser original, the first book designed and laid out by the artist himself.
November 17, 2020 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing | 144 Pages |
$24.95
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EL ANATSUI: ART AND LIFE

Written by Vogel, Susan M
This expanded and revised edition celebrates the work of Ghanaian artist El Anatsui by exploring the artist's life and the trajectory of his remarkable career. El Anatsui: Art and Life by Susan Mullin Vogel is the essential resource on the Ghanaian artist known worldwide for spectacular tapestries of reclaimed bottle tops.
January 5, 2021 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing |
$60.00
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POSTER: 200 YEARS OF ART AND HISTORY

Written by Doring, Jurgen
This stunningly illustrated book examines the history of poster design and its relation to the arts and broader culture. The poster is a versatile marketing tool widely used from the 19th century to today for everything from political events to movies. A good poster has many layers, it goes beyond advertising and makes statements about style, history, fashion, and taste at the time.
September 15, 2020 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing | 376 Pages |
$60.00
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ARTCURIOUS: STORIES OF THE UNEXPECTED, SLIGHTLY ODD, AND STRANGELY WONDERFUL IN ART HISTORY

Written by Dasal, Jennifer
A wildly entertaining and surprisingly educational dive into art history as you've never seen it before, from the host of the beloved ArtCurious podcast We're all familiar with the works of Claude Monet, thanks in no small part to the ubiquitous reproductions of his water lilies on umbrellas, handbags, scarves, and dorm-room posters.
September 15, 2020 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 288 Pages |
$17.00
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DESIGNING TYPE

Written by Cheng, Karen
Thorough and instructive, this book introduces all aspects of creating and designing type and includes copious excellent diagrams and illustrations.
October 20, 2020 | Paperback | Yale University Press | 248 Pages |
$35.00
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LATE WORKS OF J. M. W. TURNER: THE ARTIST AND HIS CRITICS

Written by Smiles, Sam
This nuanced study challenges common assumptions about late style, arguing that Turner in his final years was fully engaged with the changing world around him.
October 13, 2020 | Hardcover | Paul Mellon Centre | 312 Pages |
$45.00
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GOING THERE: BLACK VISUAL SATIRE

Written by Powell, Richard J
This expansive survey recounts the rich, varied, and at times provocative history of African American visual satire.
November 3, 2020 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 240 Pages |
$50.00
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PEOPLE SHALL GOVERN!: MEDU ART ENSEMBLE AND THE ANTI-APARTHEID POSTER, 1979-1985

A revelatory and informative investigation of the anti-apartheid posters created by Medu Art Ensemble that sheds light on the group's conceptual framework and working practice.
September 22, 2020 | Hardcover | Art Institute of Chicago | 160 Pages |
$40.00
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REMBRANDT IN AMSTERDAM: CREATIVITY AND COMPETITION

A fascinating look into how Rembrandt's move to Amsterdam inspired his development of a wide-ranging brand that included landscapes, genre scenes, history paintings, portraits, and printmaking.
December 15, 2020 | Hardcover | National Gallery of Canada | 300 Pages |
$50.00

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