Fall 2018 Featured Art History

One of our top Fall 2018 Art History titles is Christian Viveros-Fauné's "Social Forms: A Short History of Political Art," surveying 200 years of artists at the forefront of political resistance. Other new books are on Spanish painter Joaquín Sorolla, French sculptor Auguste Rodin, the human figure in Islamic art, the arts of ancient Nubia, and much more! Spanning Oceana, Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and Japan, we even have a book British Royal portraits—from the Tudors to the Windsors.

Social Forms: A Short History of Political Art
By Christian Viveros-Fauné.

In an increasingly polarized world, Social Forms surveys those artists at the forefront of political resistance

In Social Forms: A Short History of Political Art, renowned critic, curator and writer Christian Viveros-Fauné has picked 50 representative >>more

David Zwirner Books
ISBN 9781941701904
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Pbk, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 128 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 11/20/2018 Awaiting stock

Text by Peter Brunt, Nicholas Thomas, Noelle Kahanu, Emmanuel Kasarhérou, Sean Mallon, Michael Mel, Anne Salmond.

250 years after Cook's voyage to the South Pacific, the dazzling and diverse art of Oceania, from the historic to the contemporary

From the remote shores of Rapa Nui to the dense rainforest of Papua New >>more

Royal Academy of Arts
ISBN 9781910350492
US $70.00 CAN $92.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 11.75 in. / 352 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 11/20/2018 In stock

Sorolla and Fashion
Text by Eloy Martínez de la Pera, Lorena Delgado, Marie-Sophie Carron de la Carrière.

Sorolla was the perfect chronicler of trends and styles in clothing in the late 19th and early 20th centuries

Spanish painter Joaquín Sorolla was a keen observer of the life and styles of the late 19th >>more

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum
ISBN 9788417173128
US $85.00 CAN $112.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12.75 in. / 220 pgs / 172 color / 43 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/12/2018 In stock

Tudors to Windsors
Introduction by Sir David Cannadine.

Portraits of British royalty, spanning 500 years of painting and photography

This publication explores five British royal dynasties, from the Tudors to the Windsors, drawing on the Collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London, which embraces >>more

National Portrait Gallery
ISBN 9781855147560
US $49.95 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Hbk, 7.75 x 9.75 in. / 240 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 In stock

Gainsborough's Family Album
Text by David H. Solkin, Ann Bermingham, Susan Sloman.

"I am sick of Portraits and wish very much to take up my Viol da Gamba and walk off to some sweet village when I can paint Landskips and enjoy the fag end of life >>more

National Portrait Gallery
ISBN 9781855147904
US $49.95 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 11 in. / 192 pgs / 75 color.
Pub Date: 01/22/2019 Awaiting stock

The Art of Rodin
Introduction by Louis Weinberg.

This centenary facsimile edition faithfully reproduces a 1918 volume published immediately in the wake of the death of Auguste Rodin (1840–1917), one of the first volumes on the French sculptor in the English language. With >>more

Art / Books
ISBN 9781908970381
US $19.95 CAN $27.95 TRADE
Clth, 4.25 x 6.5 in. / 168 pgs / 67 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/26/2018 In stock

Canaletto 1697–1768
Edited by Anna Kowalczyk Bozena.

No-one captures the allure and charm of Venice better than Canaletto

This volume presents a substantial overview of the life and works of the great Venetian painter. More than 70 works by Canaletto, including paintings and >>more

Silvana Editorale
ISBN 9788836639328
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 10 in. / 256 pgs / 110 color.
Pub Date: 10/23/2018 In stock

Hiroshige: Visions of Japan
Edited by Rossella Menegazzo.

Hiroshige is the master of the passing moment—the artist of mist, snow and rain

Alongside Katsushika Hokusai, Kitagawa Utamaro and Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Utagawa Hiroshige (1797–1858) was one of the great protagonists of Japanese ukiyo-e printmaking. Hiroshige >>more

ISBN 9788857238265
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 TRADE
Hbk, 11 x 9.5 in. / 288 pgs / 256 color.
Pub Date: 11/20/2018 Awaiting stock

The Human Figure in Islamic Art
By Kjeld von Folsach, Joachim Meyer.

Islam’s unknown tradition of figuration

Many people believe that it is not permitted to depict human figures in Islamic art, but the Quran does not expressly forbid it, and the human figure does appear. While some >>more

The David Collection/ Strandberg Publishing
ISBN 9788792949967
US $70.00 CAN $92.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 12.25 in. / 280 pgs / 154 color.
Pub Date: 06/12/2018 In stock

Arts of Ancient Nubia: MFA Highlights
Text by Denise M. Doxey.

Ancient Nubia was home to a series of civilizations between the sixth millennium BCE and 350 CE that produced towering monuments, including more pyramids than in neighboring Egypt, and artifacts of enduring beauty and significance. >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878468539
US $22.50 CAN $31.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7 x 9 in. / 168 pgs / 130 color.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 In stock

High Society
Edited by Jonathan Bikker.

The Rijksmuseum is celebrating the completed restoration of Rembrandt's magnificent portraits of the exuberantly dressed Marten Soolmans and Oopjen Coppit with a comprehensive publication (and accompanying exhibition) dedicated to life-size portraiture. Over the centuries, powerful >>more

nai010 publishers/Rijksmuseum
ISBN 9789462084261
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Pbk, 8.75 x 11.75 in. / 136 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 06/12/2018 Out of stock

The Shape of Time
Edited with text by Jasper Sharp. Text by Sabine Haag, Jennifer Higgie, Ben Street.

The collections of the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna represent some 5,000 years of human creativity from Ancient Egypt through to European painting around 1800. The Shape of Time presents a group of artworks dating from 1800 >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783960983262
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 FLAT40
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 152 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 06/26/2018 In stock


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