DECORATIVE ARTS, JEWELRY, CERAMICS, TEXTILES

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MFA Publications

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Paperback, 7 x 9 in. / 224 pgs / 130 color.

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Textile and Fashion Arts

MFA Highlights

Essays by Pamela A. Parmal, Lauren D. Whitley, Susan Ward, Alexandra B. Huff and Tiffany Webber-Hanchett.

Humans have been producing textiles since the days of hunting and gathering. Over time, those primitive woven baskets, animal-skin garments and woolen coverings have given way to the increasingly sophisticated and varied clothing, furnishings, accessories and decorations that surround us today. This comprehensive introduction presents 100 of the finest textiles and fashion arts produced by weavers, embroiderers and designers around the globe. Twenty-nine short essays introduce some of the major techniques and genres of the last 25 centuries, weaving links between the objects and the context of their creation. Topics range from the expansion of medieval silk production throughout the Islamic empire to the transformation of Andean weaving under Spanish domination, and from the political and Confucian symbolism of Chinese dragon robes to the reemergence of French couture after World War II. Richly decorated, finely crafted, and extraordinarily varied, the textiles featured in this concise, handsome volume demonstrate the artistry and innovation that elevate these functional objects to works of art.
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European Painting and Sculpture After 1800

EUROPEAN PAINTING AND SCULPTURE AFTER 1800

Text by Emily A. Beeny, Marietta Cambareri.

MFA PUBLICATIONS, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

ISBN: 9780878468409 | US $22.50

Pub Date: 7/26/2016
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Contemporary Art: MFA Highlights

CONTEMPORARY ART: MFA HIGHLIGHTS

Text by Al Miner, Liz Munsell, Edward Saywell, Emily Zilber.

MFA PUBLICATIONS, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

ISBN: 9780878468164 | US $22.50

Pub Date: 1/26/2016
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European Decorative Arts

EUROPEAN DECORATIVE ARTS

Text by Thomas Michie.

MFA PUBLICATIONS, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

ISBN: 9780878468225 | US $22.50

Pub Date: 1/27/2015
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Arts of China: MFA Highlights

ARTS OF CHINA: MFA HIGHLIGHTS

Text by Hiromi Kinoshita.

MFA PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9780878467891 | US $22.50

Pub Date: 9/30/2013
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Photography: MFA Highlights

PHOTOGRAPHY: MFA HIGHLIGHTS

Text by Anne Havinga, Karen Haas, Nancy Keeler.

MFA PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9780878466764 | US $22.50

Pub Date: 8/1/2007
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Conservation: MFA Highlights

CONSERVATION: MFA HIGHLIGHTS

Text by Richard Newman.

MFA PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9780878467297 | US $22.50

Pub Date: 10/31/2011
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Arts of Korea: MFA Highlights

ARTS OF KOREA: MFA HIGHLIGHTS

Text by Jane Portal, Suhyung Kim.

MFA PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9780878467884 | US $22.50

Pub Date: 1/31/2013
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American Paintings: MFA Highlights

AMERICAN PAINTINGS: MFA HIGHLIGHTS

Text by Janet Comey, Elliot Davis, Karen Quinn, Ellen Roberts, Carol Troyen, Erica Hirshler.

MFA PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9780878466603 | US $19.95

Pub Date: 9/2/2003
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Musical Instruments: MFA Highlights

MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS: MFA HIGHLIGHTS

Essay by Darcy Kuronen.

MFA PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9780878466740 | US $19.95

Pub Date: 7/2/2004
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Native American Art: MFA Highlights

NATIVE AMERICAN ART: MFA HIGHLIGHTS

Edited by Gerald W.R. Ward.

MFA PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9780878467518 | US $20.95

Pub Date: 7/31/2010
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Arts of Japan: MFA Highlights

ARTS OF JAPAN: MFA HIGHLIGHTS

Edited by Anne Nishimura Morse.

MFA PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9780878467143 | US $24.95

Pub Date: 12/1/2008
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Classical Art: MFA HIghlights

CLASSICAL ART: MFA HIGHLIGHTS

Edited by Christine Kondoleon. Text by Richard Grossmann, Jennifer L. Heuser.

MFA PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9780878467280 | US $22.50

Pub Date: 6/16/2008
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FORTHCOMING AND NEW: DESIGN AND DECORATIVE ARTS

Ettore Sottsass: Metaphors

ETTORE SOTTSASS: METAPHORS

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788884913258 | US $19.99

Pub Date: 5/1/2003
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The Art of Silver Jewellery

THE ART OF SILVER JEWELLERY

By Rene Van Der Star.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788876243837 | US $65.00

Pub Date: 4/4/2006
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Fulvio Bianconi at Venini

FULVIO BIANCONI AT VENINI

Edited by Marino Barovier, Carla Sonego.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857230085 | US $80.00

Pub Date: 10/25/2016
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Tomaso Buzzi At Venini

TOMASO BUZZI AT VENINI

Edited by Marino Barovierr.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857222479 | US $90.00

Pub Date: 4/21/2015
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Twentieth-Century Jewellery

TWENTIETH-CENTURY JEWELLERY

By Alba Cappellieri.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788861305328 | US $85.00

Pub Date: 10/12/2010
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Paolo Venini and His Furnace

PAOLO VENINI AND HIS FURNACE

By Marino Barovier, Carla Sonego.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857233543 | US $85.00

Pub Date: 9/26/2017
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Italian Art Ceramics

ITALIAN ART CERAMICS

Edited by Valerio Terraroli, Paola Franceschini.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788876246869 | US $80.00

Pub Date: 5/8/2007
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A World Of Belts

A WORLD OF BELTS

By Anne Leurquin.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788884918659 | US $75.00

Pub Date: 11/30/2004
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Napoleone Martinuzzi

NAPOLEONE MARTINUZZI

By Marino Barovier.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857221403 | US $100.00

Pub Date: 10/14/2014
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Glass from Finland in the Bischofberger Collection

GLASS FROM FINLAND IN THE BISCHOFBERGER COLLECTION

Edited by Kaisa Koivisto, Pekka Korvenmaa.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857227610 | US $75.00

Pub Date: 10/6/2015
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Bulgari: 125 Years of Italian Magnificence

BULGARI: 125 YEARS OF ITALIAN MAGNIFICENCE

By Amanda Triossi.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857208305 | US $95.00

Pub Date: 7/5/2011
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Goldstruck: A Life Shaped by Jewellery

GOLDSTRUCK: A LIFE SHAPED BY JEWELLERY

By Stephen Webster. Foreword by Tracey Emin. Photographs by Rankin and Amelia Troubridge.

HENI PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9780956873842 | US $75.00

Pub Date: 11/15/2015
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