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Hokusai Text by Sarah E. Thompson, Joan Wright, Philip Meredith. Katsushika Hokusai remains one of Japan's most popular and influential artists. This handy volume presents the wide range of Hokusai's artistic production in terms of one of his most remarkable characteristics: his intellectual ingenuity. It >>more
MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468256
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Hbk, 7.5 x 10 in. / 176 pgs / 135 color.
Pub Date: 05/26/2015 Active/In stock
Black Dolls Edited by Frank Maresca. Text by Margo Jefferson, Faith Ringgold, Lyle Rexer. This book presents over 100 unique handmade African American dolls made between 1850 and 1930 from the collection of Deborah Neff, a Connecticut-based collector and champion of vernacular art. It is believed that African Americans >>more
Radius Books/Mingei Museum, San Diego, CA
ISBN 9781934435892
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Clth, 12 x 9.75 in. / 192 pgs / 80 color / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/28/2015 Active/In stock
Common Wealth Edited with text by Lowery Stokes Sims. Text by Dennis Carr, Janet L. Comey, Elliot Bostwick Davis, Aiden Faust, Nonie Gadsden, Edmund Barry Gaither, Karen Haas, Erica E. Hirshler, Kelly Hays L'Ecuyer, Taylor L. Poulin, Karen Quinn. The story of African Americans in the visual arts has closely paralleled their social, political and economic aspirations over the last 400 years. From enslaved craftspersons to contemporary painters, printmakers and sculptors, African American artists >>more
MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468157
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Clth, 9.5 x 11 in. / 256 pgs / 145 color.
Pub Date: 01/27/2015 Active/In stock
Painting and Sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art Edited by Ann Temkin. This volume provides a fresh look at The Museum of Modern Art's collection of painting and sculpture as it stands in 2015. The Museum's present holdings are the result of almost 90 years of collaborative >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870709678
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Hbk, 9 x 10.5 in. / 256 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 05/26/2015 Active/In stock
Monet, Gauguin, Van Gogh … Japanese Inspirations Text by Geneviève Aitken, Christoph Dorsz, Sandra Gianfreda, Claire Guitton, Gregory Irvine, Peter Kropmanns, Michiko Mae, Ursula Perucchi-Petri, Belinda Thomson, Sabine Bradel, Ricard Bru, Ulrike Hofer, Antje Papist-Matsuo, Mario-Andreas von Lüttichau. Japanese art is of fundamental importance for the development of modern art in Europe. Nearly all of the great nineteenth-century masters—from Edgar Degas, Édouard Manet, Claude Monet, Paul Gauguin and Vincent van Gogh to Pierre >>more
ISBN 9783869308999
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Hbk, 11 x 8.75 in. / 376 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 06/23/2015 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
Paul Gauguin Text by Raphael Bouvier, Lukas Gloor, Sam Keller, Martin Schwander, Alastair Wright. The Post-Impressionists counted among their number a good many painters who were both determined and unconventional, and who went their own separate aesthetic ways, refusing to be subsumed by any categorization. Like Vincent van Gogh, >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775739597
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Hbk, 11 x 12.5 in. / 216 pgs / 145 color.
Pub Date: 06/23/2015 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
Marsden Hartley: The German Paintings 1913–1915 Edited by Dieter Scholz. Foreword by Udo Kittelmann. Text by Ilene Susan Fort, Thomas W. Gaehtgens, Kaitlyn Hogue Mellini, Alexia Pooth, Bruce Robertson, Thomas Weissbrich, Cornelia Wieg. This volume takes a close look at the most popular and influential period of the great American modernist painter Marsden Hartley—his Berlin years, during which he produced his pioneering "German Officer" portraits and a series >>more
ISBN 9781938922664
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Pbk, 7.5 x 11 in. / 208 pgs / 114 color / 52 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 Active/In stock
Futurist Depero 1913-1950 Text by Fortunato Depero, Manuel Fontán del Junco, Maurizio Scudiero, Gianluca Poldi, Llanos Gómez Menéndez, Carolina Fernández Castrillo, Pablo Echaurren, Alessandro Ghignoli, Claudia Salaris, Giovanna Ginex, Belén Sánchez Albarrán, Raffaele Bedarida, Giovanni Lista, Fabio Belloni, Aida Capa, Marta Suárez- Infiesta. This gorgeous, clothbound, nearly 500-page volume presents a generous overview of one of the Futurist movement's most prolific and visionary figures. Fortunato Depero announced his allegiance to the Futurist cause with the manifesto "Futurist Reconstruct >>more
Fundación Juan March
ISBN 9788470756252
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Clth, 11.25 x 12.75 in. / 462 pgs / 650 color.
Pub Date: 01/27/2015 Active/In stock
Man Ray: Human Equations Edited by Wendy A. Grossman, Edouard Sebline. Text by Wendy A. Grossman, Adina Kamien-Kazhdan, Edouard Sebline, Andrew Strauss, François Aspery, Mark Green, Kirsten Hoving, Alexa Huang, Peggy Kidwell, Philip Ording, Stuart Sillars, Cedric Villani, Gabriele Werner, Michael Witmore. Man Ray's Shakespearean Equations—a series of paintings he considered to be the pinnacle of his creative vision—has long been a puzzle of Surrealism. What meaningful common thread could possibly link Shakespeare, mathematics and art? This >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775739207
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Hbk, 9 x 9.75 in. / 232 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 02/24/2015 Active/In stock
Emil Nolde: Landscapes Text by Christian Ring. The austere north German landscape—its flat horizons and soaring, dramatic skies crowded with dark clouds—played a central role in the work and imaginary of Emil Nolde (1867–1956). Growing up near the North Sea in the >>more
DuMont Buchverlag
ISBN 9783832194888
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Hbk, 7.25 x 5.75 in. / 80 pgs / 30 color.
Pub Date: 03/24/2015 Active/In stock
August Macke & Franz Marc: An Artist Friendship Edited and with text by Annegret Hoberg, Volker Adolphs. Text by Klara Drenker-Nagels, Ursula Heiderich, Uwe Koch, Tanja Pirsig-Marshall, Uwe M. Schneede, Gregor Wedekind. The friendship between Franz Marc (1880–1916) and August Macke (1887–1914) was of vital importance to both painters. Their close bond lasted four years and came to an abrupt end with the death of Macke shortly >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775738835
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Clth, 9.75 x 11.5 in. / 360 pgs / 332 color.
Pub Date: 02/24/2015 Active/In stock
Egon Schiele, Jenny Saville Foreword by Christoph Becker. Text by Oskar Bätschmann, Martin Harrison, Diethard Leopold, Helena Pereña Sáez, Franz Smola, Oliver Wick. The core oeuvre of Austrian painter Egon Schiele (1890–1918) was produced within barely a decade, at the beginning of the twentieth century. His famous nudes probed the existential core of human experience. The paintings of >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775738514
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Hbk, 11.75 x 15.75 in. / 160 pgs / 128 color.
Pub Date: 05/26/2015 Active/Awaiting stock
Melgaard & Munch Edited by Lars Toft-Eriksen. Text by Patricia G. Berman, David Lomas, Oystein Sjastad, Lars Toft-Eriksen. What is the critical relevance of Edvard Munch (1863–1944) to contemporary society? This publication places Munch's oeuvre in dialogue with works by the Norwegian-born, New York–based artist Bjarne Melgaard (born 1967), whose art has often >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775739511
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Hbk, 7.75 x 11.5 in. / 256 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 05/26/2015 Active/In stock
Caspar Wolf and the Aesthetic Conquest of Nature Text by Bodo Brinkmann, et al. The notion of the Alps as a magnificent natural spectacle is surprisingly recent. It was not until the eighteenth century that its craggy mountain ridges began to be seen as sublime and beautiful. Swiss landscape >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775738330
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Hbk, 8.75 x 9 in. / 232 pgs / 182 color.
Pub Date: 05/26/2015 Active/In stock
Emotions Text by Gary Schwartz, Machiel Keestra, Anna Tummers, Thijs Weststeijn. For seventeenth-century connoisseurs, the beauty of a painting was not nearly as important as the passions that could be seen in it; these were the "soul" of the work. Fear, sadness, surprise, anger, lust and >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462081703
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Pbk, 8 x 10.5 in. / 144 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 03/24/2015 Active/Awaiting stock
Frans Hals: A Phenomenon Text by Antoon Erftemeijer. Frans Hals (1580–1666) is, like Rembrandt and Vermeer, one of the greats of the Dutch Golden Age. Hals primarily made his name with his lively, virtuoso portraiture made in the bustling, prosperous city of Haarlem: >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462081680
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 168 pgs / 160 color.
Pub Date: 03/24/2015 Active/In stock
Pieter Bruegel the Elder: Fall of the Rebel Angels By Tine L. Meganck. Preface by Michel Draguet, Marc Boone. Pieter Bruegel the Elder: Fall of the Rebel Angels is the first comprehensive book on one of the most cherished masterpieces in the collection of the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium. Bruegel's dizzingly >>more
Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836629640
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Hbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 208 pgs / 140 color.
Pub Date: 05/26/2015 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
Paula Modersohn-Becker Edited by Michael Juul Holm, Tine Colstrup. Introduction by Tine Colstrup, Poul Erik Tøjner. Text by Rainer Stamm, Uwe Schneede, Wolfgang Werner, Diane Radycki, Rineke Dijkstra. Considered one of the most important representatives of early German Expressionism, painter Paula Modersohn-Becker (1876–1907) left behind an oeuvre of still-life paintings, landscape paintings, portraits and self-portraits in a characteristic expression >>more
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
ISBN 9788792877345
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Hbk, 9 x 11.25 in. / 210 pgs / 100 color / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/23/2015 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
Helene Schjerfbeck Edited by Max Hollein, Carolin Köchling. Text by Anna-Maria Bonsdorff, Carolin Köchling, Riitta Konttinen, Marja Lahelma, Abigail Solomon-Godeau. Helene Schjerfbeck (1862–1946) is one of the most important Finnish artists of the first half of the twentieth century. While her painterly oeuvre has attracted a great deal of attention in Scandinavia, she is largely >>more
ISBN 9783735600103
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Pbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 168 pgs / 98 color.
Pub Date: 03/24/2015 Active/In stock
National Portrait Gallery: A Portrait of Britain Text by Sandy Nairne, Tarnya Cooper, et al. A visual pantheon of the greatest names in British history and culture, the Collection of the National Portrait Gallery contains more than 11,000 paintings, sculptures and works on paper and over a quarter of a >>more
National Portrait Gallery
ISBN 9781855144859
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Pbk, 9.25 x 10.25 in. / 288 pgs / 260 color.
Pub Date: 04/28/2015 Active/In stock
Portraits from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris By Susan Forrest Castle. Introduction by Anthony Kirk. This publication explores 400 years of portrait drawings from live models. Forty-four portraits have been chosen from the collection of Paris' École des Beaux-Arts based on criteria such as the social class and profession of >>more
The Drawing Center
ISBN 9780942324907
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 92 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 06/23/2015 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock

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