Spring 2017 Featured Art History

Our top Spring 2017 Art History titles.

Hercules Segers: Painter, Etcher, A Catalogue Raisonn Edited by Huigen Leeflang, Pieter Roelofs. “[Segers] painted landscapes in a state of bliss.”—Werner Herzog
Hercules Segers (sometimes spelled Seghers) may be art history's greatest unknown artist. Active in early 17th-century Holland just before Rembrandt, he created otherworldly landscapes of astonishing originality >>more
ISBN 9789462083462
US $150.00 CAN $180.00 TRADE
Slip, hbk, 2 vols, 9.25 x 12 in. / 700 pgs / 223 color.
Pub Date: 04/25/2017 | Awaiting stock
Small Wonders Edited by Frits Scholten. Text by Barbara Drake Boehm, Pete Dandridge, Lisa Ellis, Reindert Falkenburg, Ingmar Reesing, Frits Scholten, Sasha Suda. Teeming with life, these astounding miniature worlds are virtuoso triumphs of the Late Gothic
This volume reveals the extraordinary artistry of the miniature boxwood carvings of the early 16th century—works so small they can fit in >>more
ISBN 9789491714931
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 TRADE
Hbk, 5 x 7 in. / 690 pgs / 774 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | In stock
Pissing Figures By Jean-Claude Lebensztejn. Translated by Jeff Nagy. Jean-Claude Lebensztejn’s history of the urinating figure in art, Pissing Figures 1280–2014, is at once a scholarly inquiry into an important visual motif, and a ribald statement on transgression and limits in works of art >>more
David Zwirner Books
ISBN 9781941701546
US $14.95 CAN $19.95 TRADE
Pbk, 4.25 x 7 in. / 168 pgs / 130 color / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/27/2017 | Forthcoming
Titian: Vanitas Edited with text by Lionello Puppi, Serena Baccaglini. Text by Giorgio Reolon, Barbara Putova, Silvia Miscellaneo, Antonio Genova. Beginning with the analysis of two works by Titian (ca. 1488–1576) preserved in the Czech Republic—the so-called “Vanitas” belonging to the Prague Castle Collections, a portrait of a beautiful young woman usually interpreted as an >>more
Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836633180
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9 x 11 in. / 192 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | In stock
Caravaggio and the Painters of the North Edited with text by Gert Jan van der Sman. Text by Francesca Cappelletti, Giovanna Capitelli, Annick Lemoine, Marije Osnabrugge, Dolores Delgado, et al. Caravaggio (1571–1610) was famed in his own time for his sensitive, clear-eyed observational skills, compelling sense of drama and powerful deployment of chiaroscuro. In the first years of the 17th century, reports of the painter’s >>more
museo Thyssen-Bornemisza
ISBN 9788415113836
US $75.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 224 pgs / 135 color / 2 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/25/2017 | Forthcoming
Dutch Old Masters from Budapest Text by Ildikó Ember, Marrigje Rikken, Júlia Tátrai. Published to accompany a major exhibition at the Frans Hals Museum in Haarlem, Dutch Old Masters from Budapest presents 80 works by Dutch masters from one of the finest collections in the world, that of >>more
NAi010 Publishers
ISBN 9789462083240
US $35.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 128 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | In stock
Michelangelo Buonarroti: The Taddei Tondo Text by Alison Cole. Michelangelo’s (1475–1564) “Taddei Tondo,” in the collection of the Royal Academy in London, offers a fascinating insight into the master’s technical and experimental skill. Joshua Reynolds, the Academy’s first president, considered that Michelangelo represented everything >>more
Royal Academy Publications
ISBN 9781910350669
US $16.95 CAN $22.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9 in. / 80 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 05/23/2017 | In stock
Renoir: Intimacy Renoir used volume and texture to conjure intimacy—from social intimacy among family and friends, to the erotic
The filmmaker Jean Renoir, son of Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir, described how his father “looked at flowers, women and >>more
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza
ISBN 9788415113881
US $65.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 11 in. / 200 pgs / 110 color / 35 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/25/2017 | In stock
Monet: Reflections and Shadows Edited with text by Ulf Küster. Text by Maria Becker, Gottfried Boehm, Philippe Piguet, James Rubin, et al. This fabulous celebration of light and color illustrates the artistic development of the great French painter from Impressionism to his late work, in the years between 1880 and the beginning of the 20th century. It features >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775742399
US $85.00 CAN $105.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11 x 12.25 in. / 192 pgs / 167 color.
Pub Date: 04/25/2017 | In stock
Costume & Fashion Edited with text by Bianca du Mortier. Contributions by Mieke Albers, Sara van Dijk, Maaike Geenevasen, Carola Holz, Marjolein Koek, Aline Letrange, Art Néss Proano Gaibor, Suzan Meijer, Frederique van Reij, Eveline Sint Nicolaas, Harm Stevens, Birthe Weijkamp. From the Dutch Golden Age to Saint Laurent: four centuries of costume from the unrivaled collection of the Rijksmuseum
This richly illustrated book presents 80 exceptional garments from the Rijksmuseum’s substantial costume collection, the oldest in >>more
ISBN 9789462083394
US $50.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7.75 x 9.75 in. / 336 pgs / 375 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | In stock
Striking Patterns Text by Paola von Wyss-Giacosa, Lorraine V. Aragon, Monique Bagal, Joanna Barrkman, Peter Damary, Roy Hamilton, Willemijn de Jong, Richard Kunz. Ikat refers to the originally Indonesian art and technique in which warp or weft threads, or both, are tie-dyed before weaving the fabric, creating complex patterns on handwoven textiles. Since time immemorial, master weavers in >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775741873
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.5 x 12 in. / 208 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | In stock
Rodin Introduction by Hélène Pinet. Text by Marie Guillot. Throughout his career, Rodin maintained a special relationship with the photographic medium. He was probably one of the first artists to understand the importance of photography in order to better promote his sculptures, thus leaving >>more
Editions Xavier Barral
ISBN 9782365111058
US $65.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Slip, hbk, 9 x 12.25 in. / 120 pgs / 52 duotone.
Pub Date: 10/25/2016 | In stock
The Common Thread Edited by Vanessa von Gliszczynski, Eva Ch. Raabe, Mona Suhrbier. Text by Max Carocci, Maren Gebhardt, Shan Goshorn, et al. From fibers to threads and dyes to fabrics, The Common Thread: The Warp and Weft of Thinking, published to accompany the exhibition at the Museum of World Cultures in Frankfurt, examines textile techniques and their >>more
ISBN 9783735602688
US $40.00 CAN $52.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9 in. / 288 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | In stock
The World of William Glackens Text by Judith Barter, Avis Berman, Charles Brock, Theresa Carbone, Marc Simpson, Carol Troyen, Sylvia Yount. The second volume of The World of William Glackens expands the story of American art in the early 20th century. Teresa Carbone highlights a breakout work by Glackens, while Charles Brock shows how alternative exhibitions >>more
Sansom Foundation, Inc.
ISBN 9780692784808
US $59.95 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Clth, 7.75 x 10.5 in. / 288 pgs / 189 color.
Pub Date: 05/23/2017 | In stock
A Usable Past: American Folk Art at the Colby College Museum of Art Edited with introduction by Lauren Lessing. Foreword by Sharon Corwin. Text by Seth A. Thayer, Jr., Elizabeth Finch, Tanya Sheehan. A Usable Past brings together paintings, sculptures and works on paper by self-trained artists working in the eastern part of the US during the 19th century. Produced and originally circulated outside the sphere of fine >>more
Colby College Museum of Art
ISBN 9780972848435
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 12.5 in. / 163 pgs / 122 color / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 | In stock
European Silverware Edited by Nera Laura, Manuele Scagliola, Thierry de Lachaise. Preface by Alain Gruber. This catalog presents a selection of the most representative pieces from the vast and diverse assortment of silverware produced in Europe between the 17th century and the early 19th century: from the old German states >>more
Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836633753
US $65.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 12 in. / 452 pgs / 265 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | In stock

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