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PUBLISHER
Joslyn Art Museum

BOOK FORMAT
Paperback, 11 x 9.5 in. / 184 pgs / 140 color.

PUBLISHING STATUS
Pub Date
Forthcoming

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. Exclusive
Catalog: MID WINTER 2020 p. 21   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9781646570102 TRADE
List Price: $39.95 CDN $55.95 GBP £35.00

AVAILABILITY
Awaiting stock

EXHIBITION SCHEDULE

Omaha, NE
Joslyn Art Museum, 11/21/2020–4/11/2021

Shelburne, VT
Shelburne Museum, Summer 2021

Old Lyme, CT
Florence Griswold Museum, Fall 2021

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JOSLYN ART MUSEUM

Revisiting America: The Prints of Currier & Ives

Text by Michael Clapper, Marie-Stéphanie Delamaire, Baird Jarman, Emma Westbrook.

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“Engravings for the people”: a fresh appraisal of the printmakers Currier & Ives and their vision of America

Currier & Ives was a powerhouse of 19th-century publishing and had an immeasurable influence on American visual culture. Founded in New York in 1834 by Nathaniel Currier, the company expanded to include a new partner, James Merritt Ives, after 1857. Currier & Ives produced millions of affordably priced copies of over 7,000 original lithographs, living up to its self-appointed title as “The Grand Central Depot for Cheap and Popular Prints.” The firm took advantage of New York City’s booming arts culture in the latter half of the 19th century, but its output was not seen as fine art by critics, nor was it intended as such. Its prints were first and foremost commodities; the choice subjects often determined by popularity and sales figures. Currier & Ives perpetuated Victorian ideals in its depictions of family, history, politics and urban and suburban life. But these prints also served as an important record of a nation in the midst of an extraordinary transformation from a rural and agricultural landscape to an industrialized and urbanized global power. Along with their popular appeal, Currier & Ives’s images offer a new opportunity to uncover the complexities and contradictions of our history and help shape our understanding of America’s past.


Featured image is reproduced from 'Revisiting America: The Prints of Currier & Ives.'

Revisiting America: The Prints of Currier & Ives

STATUS: Forthcoming | 11/10/2020

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A Hebridean Notebook

A HEBRIDEAN NOTEBOOK

By Norman Ackroyd.

ROYAL ACADEMY PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9781910350355
USD $26.95
| CAN $32.95

Pub Date: 4/12/2016
Out of print | Not available


The Multitude Diaries

THE MULTITUDE DIARIES

By Chris Orr.

ROYAL ACADEMY PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9781905711352
USD $19.95
| CAN $21.95

Pub Date: 9/1/2008
Out of stock indefinitely | Not available


Revisiting America: The Prints of Currier & Ives

REVISITING AMERICA: THE PRINTS OF CURRIER & IVES

Text by Michael Clapper, Marie-Stéphanie Delamaire, Baird Jarman, Emma Westbrook.

JOSLYN ART MUSEUM

ISBN: 9781646570102
USD $39.95
| CAN $55.95 UK £ 35

Pub Date: 11/10/2020
Forthcoming


Italian Architectural Drawings from the Cronstedt Collection in the Nationalmuseum

ITALIAN ARCHITECTURAL DRAWINGS FROM THE CRONSTEDT COLLECTION IN THE NATIONALMUSEUM

Text by Anna Bortolozzi.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775748025
USD $68.00
| CAN $95

Pub Date: 1/5/2021
Forthcoming


William Kentridge: Why Should I Hesitate

WILLIAM KENTRIDGE: WHY SHOULD I HESITATE

Text by David Freedberg, Karel Nel.

WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

ISBN: 9783960987147
USD $250.00
| CAN $350

Pub Date: 12/15/2020
Forthcoming


Posters: The Collection of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum

POSTERS: THE COLLECTION OF THE INTERNATIONAL RED CROSS AND RED CRESCENT MUSEUM

Text by Roger Mayou, Catherine Burer, Martin Heller.

SILVANA EDITORIALE

ISBN: 9788836640843
USD $30.00
| CAN $42

Pub Date: 3/17/2020
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Hiroshige: The Master of Nature

HIROSHIGE: THE MASTER OF NATURE

Edited with text by Gian Carlo Calza. Text by Shawn Eichman, Rossella Menegazzo.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857242873
USD $75.00
| CAN $105

Pub Date: 11/26/2019
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Kuniyoshi: Design and Entertainment in Japanese Woodcuts

KUNIYOSHI: DESIGN AND ENTERTAINMENT IN JAPANESE WOODCUTS

Edited with text by Johannes Wieninger, Mio Wakita-Elis. Preface by Christoph Thun-Hohenstein.

VERLAG FüR MODERNE KUNST

ISBN: 9783903320208
USD $39.95
| CAN $55.95

Pub Date: 9/15/2020
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Matisse: Printmaker

MATISSE: PRINTMAKER

Text by Jay McKean Fisher.

LA FáBRICA

ISBN: 9788417769147
USD $35.00
| CAN $49

Pub Date: 1/21/2020
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Poor Richard by Philip Guston

POOR RICHARD BY PHILIP GUSTON

Afterword by Harry Cooper.

D.A.P./NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART

ISBN: 9781942884576
USD $14.95
| CAN $21 UK £ 13.5

Pub Date: 6/2/2020
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Picasso and Paper

PICASSO AND PAPER

ROYAL ACADEMY OF ARTS

ISBN: 9781912520176
USD $60.00
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Pub Date: 3/24/2020
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David Hockney: Drawing from Life

DAVID HOCKNEY: DRAWING FROM LIFE

Text by Sarah Howgate.

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY, LONDON

ISBN: 9781855147973
USD $45.00
| CAN $63

Pub Date: 4/28/2020
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