Art Surveys/Art History

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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 | 496 Pages |
$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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RIJKS, MASTERS OF THE GOLDEN AGE (EDITION)

Written by Wanders, Marcel
-An homage to the 17th-century Dutch masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum's prestigious Gallery of Honour, with over 60 iconic paintings such as Rembrandt's Night Watch and Vermeer's The Milkmaid -Limited edition of 2,500 copies, signed and numbered -Featuring writings of Ferran Adria, David Allen, Alain de Botton, Anton Corbijn, Angela Missoni, Jimmy Nelson, Erwin Olaf and many more -Lavishly produc
August 31, 2017 | Hardcover | Lannoo Publishers | 450 Pages |
$7,500.00
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RIJKS, MASTERS OF THE GOLDEN AGE (NON-RETURNABLE)

Written by Wanders, Marcel
- An homage to the 17th-century Dutch masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum's prestigious Gallery of Honour, with over 60 iconic paintings such as Rembrandt's Night Watch and Vermeer's The Milkmaid- More than 15,000 copies sold in the Netherlands- Featuring writings of Ferran Adria, David Allen, Alain de Botton, Anton Corbijn, Angela Missoni, Jimmy Nelson, Erwin Olaf and many more- Lavishly produced w
July 6, 2017 | Hardcover | Lannoo Publishers | 576 Pages |
$175.00
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MODERN ART IN DETAIL: 75 MASTERPIECES

Written by Hodge, Susie
Great works of art cannot be fully understood in a single encounter. This is perhaps even truer for modern artworks that may not immediately make sense to, or even appeal to, the casual observer.
December 12, 2017 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 336 Pages |
$39.95

RENOIR: AN INTIMATE BIOGRAPHY

Written by Ehrlich White, Barbara
Expertly researched and beautifully written by the world's leading authority on Auguste Renoir's life and work, Renoir fully reveals this most intriguing of Impressionist artists. The narrative is interspersed with more than 1,100 extracts from letters by, to, and about Renoir, 452 of which come from unpublished letters.
October 17, 2017 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 432 Pages |
$39.95

FAREWELL TO THE MUSE: LOVE, WAR AND THE WOMEN OF SURREALISM

Written by Chadwick, Whitney
Farewell to the Muse documents what it meant to be young, ambitious, and female in the context of an avant-garde movement defined by celebrated men whose backgrounds were often quite different from those of their younger lovers and companions.
October 10, 2017 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 256 Pages |
$35.00
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PAINTINGS IN PROUST: A VISUAL COMPANION TO IN SEARCH OF LOST TIME

Written by Karpeles, Eric
A la recherche du temps perdu by Marcel Proust is one of the most profoundly visual works in Western literature. Not only are there frequent references to specific works of art, but certain characters are also evoked by comparison to particular paintings.
September 19, 2017 | Paperback | Thames & Hudson | 352 Pages |
$29.95

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