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Bronze

By Francesca Bewer.

The discovery of magnificent ancient bronze sculptures that spent millennia on the seabed and emerged unscathed is just one factor to have fed the continued fascination with this prized artistic medium. This sumptuous book examines bronze s earliest beginnings in North Africa, the Middle East, and China, celebrating its durability and variability. Leading authorities chart the virtuosity of artists working with bronze in ancient Greece and Rome; showcase bronze s great flowering in the European Renaissance through the work of such artists as Ghiberti, Donatello, Cellini, and, later, Giambologna; and examine bronze s use in the late 19th century through the modern era by artists ranging from Rodin, Boccioni, Picasso, Johns, Giacometti, and Moore to Beuys and Bourgeois. Lavish color plates of over 150 masterworks provide a unique testament to the works of art that one medium has inspired from antiquity to the present day.
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May well be the most beautiful book published anywhere in the world this year. Impeccable essays by [Royal Academy of Arts] curator David Ekserdjian and others make for enjoyable reading, but the breathtaking photography and creative layout of more than 150 color plates really make this volume sparkle. One is treated to a tour of bronze craftsmanship through the ages, from Renaissance masters like Ghiberti, Donatello, and Benvenuto Cellini to modern innovators like Picasso, Giacometti, and Louise Bourgeois with side glances at the wonders of the Far East and the achievements of West Africa s Benin culture. It s a feast for the eyes and not too hard on the pocketbook.
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Impressionists by the Sea

IMPRESSIONISTS BY THE SEA

Text by John House.

ROYAL ACADEMY PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9781903973882 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 9/1/2007
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Return Of The Buddha: The Qingzhou Discoveries

RETURN OF THE BUDDHA: THE QINGZHOU DISCOVERIES

Text by Tony Corbett.

ROYAL ACADEMY PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9781903973059 | US $59.95

Pub Date: 3/1/2002
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Chiaroscuro: Renaissance Woodcuts from the Collections of Georg Baselitz and The Alertina, Vienna

CHIAROSCURO: RENAISSANCE WOODCUTS FROM THE COLLECTIONS OF GEORG BASELITZ AND THE ALERTINA, VIENNA

Edited by Achim Gnann.

ROYAL ACADEMY PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9781907533631 | US $65.00

Pub Date: 5/27/2014
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Return of the Buddha: The Qingzhou Discoveries

RETURN OF THE BUDDHA: THE QINGZHOU DISCOVERIES

Text by Tony Corbett.

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ISBN: 9780810966437 | US $65.00

Pub Date: 5/28/2002
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The Dawn of the Floating World 1650-1765: Early Ukiyo-E Treasures from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

THE DAWN OF THE FLOATING WORLD 1650-1765: EARLY UKIYO-E TREASURES FROM THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

Text by Timothy Clark.

ROYAL ACADEMY PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9780810966444 | US $65.00

Pub Date: 3/1/2002
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Chola: Secred Bronzed of Southern India

CHOLA: SECRED BRONZED OF SOUTHERN INDIA

Text by Vidya Dehejia.

ROYAL ACADEMY PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9781903973837 | US $65.00

Pub Date: 2/1/2007
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Genius Of Rome: 1592-1623

GENIUS OF ROME: 1592-1623

Text by Beverly Louise Brown.

ROYAL ACADEMY PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9780900946882 | US $70.00

Pub Date: 1/1/2001
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Making History: Antiquaries in Britain, 1707-2007

MAKING HISTORY: ANTIQUARIES IN BRITAIN, 1707-2007

Contributions by David Gaimster.

ROYAL ACADEMY PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9781905711031 | US $80.00

Pub Date: 11/1/2007
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Kuniyoshi: From the Arthur R. Miller Collection

KUNIYOSHI: FROM THE ARTHUR R. MILLER COLLECTION

Text by Timothy Clark.

ROYAL ACADEMY PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9781905711406 | US $80.00

Pub Date: 4/1/2009
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Aztecs

AZTECS

Text by Eduardo Matos Moctezuma.

ROYAL ACADEMY PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9781903973134 | US $85.00

Pub Date: 3/1/2003
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Citizens and Kings: Portraits in the Age of Revolution 1760 - 1830

CITIZENS AND KINGS: PORTRAITS IN THE AGE OF REVOLUTION 1760 - 1830

Text by Sebastien Allard.

ROYAL ACADEMY PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9781903973233 | US $85.00

Pub Date: 5/1/2007
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Turks: A Journey Of A Thousand Years, 600-1600

TURKS: A JOURNEY OF A THOUSAND YEARS, 600-1600

Text by Filiz Cagman.

ROYAL ACADEMY PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9781903973561 | US $90.00

Pub Date: 3/1/2005
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