Fall 2016 Featured Art History

Among our top Fall 2016 Art History titles are MFA Boston's monograph presenting lost manga drawings by Hokusai, available for the first time as a stand-alone volume; a new monograph on Swedish pre-Surrealist abstract painter, Hilma af Klint; A new Blaue Reiter book from Hatje Cantz; A new paperback edition of Vermeer's complete works from Silvana; and other fine books on Vincent van Gogh, Correggio and Parmigianino and Della Robbia. Of special interest is David Zwirner Books' "Ramblings of a Wannabe Painter," a scathing critique of the nineteenth-century art world, and art criticism itself, penned by Paul Gauguin in 1903.

Hokusai’s Lost Manga Text by Sarah E. Thompson.

An unpublished masterpiece of observational cartooning from the peerless Japanese visionary

A mysterious volume advertised in 1823 as Master Iitsu’s Chicken-Rib Picture Book was likely meant to be a continuation of Hokusai’s famous Manga series, but >>more
MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468263
US $35.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.25 x 7.75 in. / 248 pgs / 204 color.
Pub Date: 08/23/2016 | In stock

Paul Gauguin: Ramblings of a Wannabe Painter Introduction by Donatien Grau.

“People tell me I’m not Rembrandt, Michelangelo, Puvis de Channes--but I already know that!” --Paul Gauguin

“Criticism is our censorship….” So begins one of the greatest invectives against criticism ever written by an artist. Paul Gauguin >>more
David Zwirner Books
ISBN 9781941701393
US $12.95 CAN $16.95 TRADE
Pbk, 4.25 x 7 in. / 96 pgs / 5 color.
Pub Date: 11/22/2016 | Forthcoming

Van Gogh in Provence Edited with text by Sjraar van Heuglen. Foreword by Maja Hoffmann. Preface by Bice Curiger. Although Vincent van Gogh is now considered one of the most original artists of his time, his art was deeply rooted in tradition. Modern subjects and styles began to enter Van Gogh’s oeuvre after he >>more
Actes Sud
ISBN 9782330063023
US $35.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.75 x 11 in. / 144 pgs / 133 color.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 | In stock
Hilma af Klint: Painting the Unseen Foreword by Julia Peyton-Jones, Hans Ulrich Obrist. Text by Daniel Birnbaum, Jennifer Higgie, Julia Voss.

Working before Kandinsky and Malevich, Hilma af Klint was arguably the first abstract painter

Hilma af Klint graduated from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Stockholm in 1887, established a studio in the city, and >>more
Koenig Books, London
ISBN 9783863358945
US $39.95 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 192 pgs / 155 color.
Pub Date: 06/28/2016 | In stock

Kandinsky, Marc, and Der Blaue Reiter Edited with text by Ulf Küster. Text by Andreas Beyer, Oskar Bätschmann, Cathrin Klingsöhr-Leroy, Marta Ruiz del Árbol.

A reappraisal of the Blue Rider group in the context of their legendary almanac

For just a few years at the beginning of the 20th century, Munich was the hot spot of Germany‘s artistic avant-garde. Russian >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775741699
US $85.00 CAN $105.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 12 in. / 250 pgs / 180 color.
Pub Date: 10/25/2016 | Forthcoming

Vermeer: The Complete Works Edited by Renzo Villa. This volume--the new standard Vermeer monograph, now in paperback--reproduces in color all 34 of Vermeer's extant paintings, augmenting each with close-ups that lay bare the loving care that the artist lavished upon each painstaking work.
Considered >>more
Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836624140
US $35.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 160 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 | Awaiting stock
Correggio and Parmigianino Edited with text by David P.M. Ekserdjian. Text by Mary Vaccaro, Elisabetta Fadda, Maddalena Spagnolo. For a few decades in the first half of the 16th century, the tremendous quality of the paintings and drawings produced in Parma (and by artists from the city working elsewhere) made the city more >>more
Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836633548
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 11 in. / 256 pgs / 140 color.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 | Awaiting stock
Europe in the Renaissance: Metamorphoses 1400–1600 Text by Bernard Aikema, Peter Burke, et al. The Renaissance experienced some of the most important advances in human history: the invention of the printing press using movable letters, the West's discovery of a continent and the formulation of a new view of >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775740739
US $75.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9 x 11.5 in. / 320 pgs / 336 color.
Pub Date: 10/25/2016 | In stock
Museo de Arte Ponce Text by Alejandra Peña, Pablo Pérez D’Ors, Iraida Rodríguez-Negrón. This publication tours the Museo de Arte de Ponce’s collection of highly regarded Spanish painting and sculpture. The museum, located in San Juan, Puerto Rico, celebrates the richness of Western art from the dawn of >>more
RM/Museo de Arte Ponce
ISBN 9788416282517
US $39.95 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 11.5 in. / 192 pgs / 107 color.
Pub Date: 06/28/2016 | In stock
Della Robbia By Marietta Cambareri. Contributions by Abigail Hykin, Courtney Leigh Harris.

The brightly hued and technically sophisticated ceramics of a Renaissance master and his workshop

The glazed terra-cotta technique invented by Luca della Robbia, along with his exceptional skill as a sculptor, placed him firmly in the >>more
MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468416
US $45.00 CAN $57.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 10.5 in. / 176 pgs / 130 color.
Pub Date: 08/23/2016 | In stock


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