ART HISTORY

PUBLISHER
Skira

BOOK FORMAT
Hardcover, 9.5 x 11 in. / 288 pgs / 282 color.

PUBLISHING STATUS
Pub Date
Forthcoming

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. Exclusive
Catalog: SPRING 2019 p. 151   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9788857238852 TRADE
List Price: $70.00 CDN $100.00

AVAILABILITY
Awaiting stock

EXHIBITION SCHEDULE

Venice, Italy
Palazzo Loredan / Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, 09/15/18–01/20/19

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Idols

The Power of Images

Edited by Annie Caubet.

With Idols, Annie Caubet, archaeologist and Curator Emeritus of the Louvre, takes readers on an aesthetic journey across time and space. Caubet surveys the beginnings of human figurative imagery from 4000–2000 BCE, as the Neolithic Era’s ambiguous three-dimensional figures developed and spread across the world, from the Iberian peninsula to the Indus Valley, from the gates of the Atlantic to the confines of the Far East. Caubet’s book traces an artistic revolution that would shape the rest of human history, as the idol (from the Greek eidolon, or image) evolved to represent and express power, myth and belief in the human form.
Idols climbs mountains, treks through steppes and deserts and braves oceans and seas to reveal networks of connections, a commonality of perception and contacts between remote lands at the dawn of anthropomorphic figurative culture.


Idols

STATUS: Forthcoming | 2/19/2019

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Food in the Louvre

FOOD IN THE LOUVRE

By Yves Pinard. Foreword by Paul Bocuse.

SKIRA PARIS

ISBN: 9782081228214 | US $19.95

Pub Date: 1/12/2010
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A Window on the World: From Durer to Mondrian and Beyond

A WINDOW ON THE WORLD: FROM DURER TO MONDRIAN AND BEYOND

Edited by Marco Franciolli, Giovanni Iovane, Sylvie Wuhrmann.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857216973 | US $60.00

Pub Date: 9/17/2013
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Art of the Twentieth Century, Volume II

ART OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, VOLUME II

By Valerio Terraroli. Contributions by Gabriella Belli, Carlo Bertelli, Germano Celant, Ester Coen, Ida Gianelli.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788876248047 | US $60.00

Pub Date: 10/16/2007
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Art of the Twentieth Century, Volume I

ART OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, VOLUME I

By Valerio Terraroli.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788876246043 | US $60.00

Pub Date: 10/3/2006
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I Caravaggeschi

I CARAVAGGESCHI

By Claudio Strinati.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788884912824 | US $500.00

Pub Date: 9/7/2010
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Armenia

ARMENIA

By Gabriella Uluhogian, Boghos Levon Zekiyan.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857212449 | US $75.00

Pub Date: 9/25/2012
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Arabic Hurufiyya

ARABIC HURUFIYYA

Edited by Charbel Dagher.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857231518 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 1/3/2017
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Egypt

EGYPT

Edited by Paola Giovetti, Daniela Picchi.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857230153 | US $80.00

Pub Date: 10/25/2016
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The Art of the Muslim Knights: The Furusyya Art Foundation Collection

THE ART OF THE MUSLIM KNIGHTS: THE FURUSYYA ART FOUNDATION COLLECTION

By Bashir Mohamed.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788876248771 | US $100.00

Pub Date: 9/16/2008
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Magnificence & Grandeur of the Royal Houses in Europe

MAGNIFICENCE & GRANDEUR OF THE ROYAL HOUSES IN EUROPE

Edited by Catherine Arminjon, Patricia Bouchenot-Déchin, Wilfried Zeisler.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857211176 | US $70.00

Pub Date: 3/27/2012
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Flowers in the Louvre

FLOWERS IN THE LOUVRE

By Beatrice Vingtrinier. Foreword by Michel Lis.

SKIRA PARIS

ISBN: 9782081228207 | US $19.95

Pub Date: 1/12/2010
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Impressionism

IMPRESSIONISM

By Flaminio Gualdoni.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788861307384 | US $8.99

Pub Date: 4/21/2009
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