Decorative Arts

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RENE LALIQUE: ART DECO GEMS FROM THE STEVEN AND ROSLYN SHULMAN COLLECTION

Written by Belle, Rachel
René Lalique: Selections from the Steven and Roslyn Shulman Collection introduces the artistic innovations and legacy of renowned French Art Deco artist René Lalique. Born outside of Paris in 1860, Lalique was recognized as one of France's foremost Art Nouveau jewelry designers before turning to the material of glass in the early twentieth century.
June 30, 2020 | Hardcover | Museum of Glass | 144 Pages |
$49.95
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MAKING KANTHA, MAKING HOME: WOMEN AT WORK IN COLONIAL BENGAL

Written by Ghosh, Pika
In Bengal, mothers swaddle their infants and cover their beds in colorful textiles that are passed down through generations. They create these kantha from layers of soft, recycled fabric strengthened with running stitches and use them as shawls, covers, and seating mats.
July 15, 2020 | Hardcover | University of Washington Press | 284 Pages |
$65.00
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FASHIONABLE CENTURY: TEXTILE ARTISTRY AND COMMERCE IN THE LATE QING

Written by Silberstein, Rachel
Clothing and accessories from nineteenth-century China reveal much about women's participation in the commercialization of textile handicrafts and the flourishing of urban popular culture.
June 30, 2020 | Hardcover | University of Washington Press | 296 Pages |
$65.00
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MAJOLICA MANIA: TRANSATLANTIC POTTERY IN ENGLAND AND THE UNITED STATES, 1850-1915

The first comprehensive study of the most important ceramic innovation of the 19th century Colorful, wildly imaginative, and technically innovative, majolica was functional and aesthetic ceramic ware. Its subject matter reflects a range of 19th-century preoccupations, from botany and zoology to popular humor and the macabre.
January 12, 2021 | Hardcover | Bard Center | 1008 Pages |
$300.00
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TUDOR TEXTILES

Written by Lynn, Eleri
A detailed study of Tudor textiles, highlighting their extravagant beauty and their impact on the royal court, fashion, and taste At the Tudor Court, textiles were ubiquitous in decor and ceremony. Tapestries, embroideries, carpets, and hangings were more highly esteemed than paintings and other forms of decorative art.
April 21, 2020 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 208 Pages |
$50.00
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The Modern Thread from Miró to Man Ray

One woman's influential contribution to modernism, achieved through a fascinating revival of tapestry Marie Cuttoli (1879-1973) lived in Algeria and Paris in the 1920s and collected the work of avant-garde artists such as Georges Braque, Joan Miró, and Pablo Picasso. In the ensuing decades, she went on to revive the French tapestry tradition and to popularize it as a modernist medium.
March 24, 2020 | Hardcover | Barnes Foundation | 160 Pages |
$45.00
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COLLECTING INSPIRATION: EDWARD C. MOORE AT TIFFANY & CO.

The first publication to examine the pioneering designer and prolific collector who led Tiffany & Co. to creative and commercial success Edward C. Moore (1827-1891) was the creative leader who brought unparalleled originality and success to Tiffany & Co. during the late 19th century.
July 13, 2021 | Hardcover | Metropolitan Museum of Art New York | 304 Pages |
$65.00
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PORCELAIN: A HISTORY FROM THE HEART OF EUROPE

Written by Marchand, Suzanne L
This is the book on porcelain we have been waiting for. . . . A remarkable achievement.--Edmund de Waal, author of The Hare with Amber Eyes
June 30, 2020 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 544 Pages |
$35.00
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HANDMADE IN JAPAN: THE PURSUIT OF PERFECTION IN TRADITIONAL CRAFTS

Discover the exceptional artistry and rich traditions being kept alive by Japanese artisans in the twenty-first century.
September 1, 2020 | Hardcover | Gestalten |
$60.00
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WEAVING: A MODERN GUIDE TO CREATING 20 UNIQUE WOVEN WONDERS FOR YOU AND YOUR HOME

Written by Maddocks, Mary
Weaving is an incredibly gentle, slow craft and a very meditative activity that provides people with an opportunity to escape the everyday grind and spend a couple of hours absorbed in making something with their hands. Mary Maddocks brings the ancient art of weaving to the modern day in this sumptuous new book, packed with step-by-step tutorials and stunning lifestyle photography.
September 1, 2020 | Paperback | Quadrille Publishing | 144 Pages |
$22.99

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