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LOCATING SOL LEWITT

A revelatory consideration of the wide-ranging practice of one of the most influential American artists of the 20th century A pioneer of minimalism and conceptual art, Sol LeWitt (1928-2007) is best known for his monumental wall drawings. LeWitt's broad artistic practice, however, also included photography, artist's books, sculpture, and printmaking.
March 23, 2021 | Hardcover | Yale University Press |
$50.00
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ALICE NEEL: PEOPLE COME FIRST

Written by Griffey, Randall
Positioning Alice Neel as a champion of civil rights, this book explores how her paintings convey her humanist politics and capture the humanity, strength, and vulnerability of her subjects "For me, people come first," Alice Neel (1900-1984) declared in 1950.
April 6, 2021 | Hardcover | Metropolitan Museum of Art New York |
$50.00
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HOUSE OF FRAGILE THINGS: JEWISH ART COLLECTORS AND THE FALL OF FRANCE

Written by McAuley, James
A powerful history of Jewish art collectors in France, and how an embrace of art and beauty was met with hatred and destruction In the dramatic years between 1870 and the end of World War II, a number of prominent French Jews--pillars of an embattled community--invested their fortunes in France's cultural artifacts, sacrificed their sons to the country's army, and were ultimately rewar
June 1, 2021 | Hardcover | Yale University Press |
$30.00
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ENCHANTMENTS: JOSEPH CORNELL AND AMERICAN MODERNISM

Written by Kwon, Marci
The first major work to examine Joseph Cornell's relationship to American modernism Joseph Cornell (1903-1972) is best known for his exquisite and alluring box constructions, in which he transformed found objects--such as celestial charts, glass ice cubes, and feathers--into enchanted worlds that blur the boundaries between fantasy and the commonplace.
March 23, 2021 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press |
$60.00
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MICHELANGELO, GOD'S ARCHITECT: THE STORY OF HIS FINAL YEARS AND GREATEST MASTERPIECE

Written by Wallace, William E
The untold story of Michelangelo's final decades--and his transformation into the master architect of St. Peter's Basilica As he entered his seventies, Michelangelo despaired that his productive years were over. Anguished by the death of friends and discouraged by the loss of commissions to younger artists, this supreme Renaissance painter and sculptor began carving his own tomb.
April 6, 2021 | PB | Princeton University Press |
$19.95
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RARITIES OF THESE LANDS: ART, TRADE, AND DIPLOMACY IN THE DUTCH REPUBLIC

Written by Swan, Claudia
A vivid account of the exoticism of the Dutch Republic at a critical moment in its cultural and political history The seventeenth century witnessed a great flourishing of Dutch trade and culture.
March 9, 2021 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press |
$65.00
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ARSHAM-ISMS

Written by Arsham, Daniel
A collection of compelling quotations from a rising star in contemporary art, architecture, and design The work of renowned contemporary artist Daniel Arsham blurs the lines between art, architecture, archeology, and design.
April 13, 2021 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 152 Pages |
$14.95
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FUTURA-ISMS

Written by Futura
A collection of fascinating quotations from the legendary artist and graffiti pioneer Futura is a living legend--a world-renowned painter, designer, and photographer who was a pioneer of graffiti art and New York City's "subway school." His radical abstract work in the street and on canvas established him as a central figure in an important art movement that included Jean-Michel Basq
February 9, 2021 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press |
$14.95
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ISLAND OF HAPPINESS: TALES OF MADAME D'AULNOY

Written by D'Aulnoy, Madame
An enchanting selection of Madame d'Aulnoy's seventeenth-century French fairy tales, interpreted by contemporary visual artist Natalie Frank Marie-Catherine Le Jumel de Barneville (1650-1705), also known as Madame d'Aulnoy, was a pioneer of the French literary fairy tale.
March 16, 2021 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press |
$39.95
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MEASURE OF MAN: LIBERTY, VIRTUE, AND BEAUTY IN THE FLORENTINE RENAISSANCE

Written by Rothfield, Lawrence
It was one of the most concentrated surges of creativity in the history of civilization. Between 1390 and 1537, Florence poured forth an astonishing stream of magnificent artworks. But Florentines did more during this brief period than create masterpieces.
March 17, 2021 | Hardcover | Rowman & Littlefield Publishers |
$26.95

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