Fall 2019 Featured Art History

Hokusai’s Landscapes
Text by Sarah E. Thompson.

The first book to focus exclusively on Hokusai’s landscapes, by one of the world’s leading ukiyo-e specialists

The best known of all Japanese artists, Katsushika Hokusai was active as a painter, book illustrator and print designer >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468669
US $45.00 CAN $62.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 11 in. / 224 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 11/19/2019 In stock

Enchanted Modernities
Edited with text by Christopher V. Scheer, Sarah Victoria Turner, James G. Mansell. Text by Helena Capkova, Deniz Ertan, Anna Gawboy, Katie J.T. Herrington, Paul Ivey, Katie Lee-Koven, Rachel Middleman, Christine Ödlund, Marco Pasi, Gauri Viswanathan, David Wall.

When the occult came to the American West: individualism and magic in the art of California, from Agnes Pelton to Jess

“It is in America that the transformation will take place, and has already silently commenced.” >>more

ISBN 9781527228818
US $55.00 CAN $75.00 TRADE
Clth, 9.25 x 12.5 in. / 160 pgs / 61 color / 13 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/17/2019 In stock

Hildegard von Bingen: A Journey into the Images
Edited with text by Sara Salvadori.

The illuminations of Hildegard, multitalented composer, artist, mystic and the great predecessor of Hilma af Klint and Emma Kunz

Before Hilma af Klint and Emma Kunz, there was Hildegard von Bingen (1098–1179)—the German abbess, composer, writer, >>more

ISBN 9788857240152
US $55.00 CAN $75.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 224 pgs / 136 color.
Pub Date: 08/20/2019 In stock

Jean-Michel Othoniel: The Secret Language of Flowers
Text by Jean-Michel Othoniel.

An intimate herbarium of flowers in the collection of the Louvre

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Louvre pyramid, French artist Jean-Michel Othoniel was invited to create a work about the presence of flowers in >>more

Actes Sud
ISBN 9782330120160
US $35.00 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Hbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 192 pgs / 162 color.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 Out of stock

Conversations with Turner: The Watercolors
Edited by Nicholas Bell. Text by Tim Barringer, Alexander Nemerov, Oliver Meslay, Susan Grace Galassi.

Turner’s daringly loose brushwork and dazzling colors shine in his watercolors

J.M.W. Turner, one of Britain’s greatest painters, is perhaps known best for his oil paintings. But he was a lifelong watercolorist, and he fundamentally reshaped >>more

ISBN 9788857240916
US $50.00 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Hbk, 12 x 10.25 in. / 208 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 11/26/2019 Out of stock

Rembrandt x Rijksmuseum
Text by Erik Hinterding, Mireille Linck, Ilona van Tuinen, Jane Turner, Jonathan Bikker.

The Rijksmuseum is home to the world’s largest collection of paintings by Rembrandt (1606–69), including the legendary works The Night Watch, The Jewish Bride, The Syndics and the great portraits of the couple Marten Soolmans >>more

Nai010 Publishers
ISBN 9789462085091
US $55.00 CAN $75.00 TRADE
Pbk, 5.75 x 8.25 in. / 824 pgs / 382 color.
Pub Date: 10/29/2019 In stock

Rembrandt: Biography of a Rebel
By Jonathan Bikker.

In 2019, on the occasion of the 350th anniversary of the death of Rembrandt (1606–69), Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum is honoring the artist with an unprecedented exhibition, appropriately titled All the Rembrandts. The “Year of Rembrandt” also >>more

nai010 Publishers
ISBN 9789462084759
US $35.00 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Pbk, 7.75 x 9.75 in. / 220 pgs / 155 color.
Pub Date: 05/21/2019 In stock

Pre-Raphaelite Sisters
Text by Jan Marsh. Contributions by Peter Funnell, Charlotte Gere, Pamela Gerrish Nunn, Alison Smith.

Overlooked stories of the female painters and subjects of Pre-Raphaelite art

When the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood exhibited their first works in 1849 it heralded a revolution in British art. Styling themselves the “Young Painters of England,” this >>more

National Portrait Gallery, London
ISBN 9781855147270
US $50.00 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 224 pgs / 160 color.
Pub Date: 11/19/2019 In stock

Pre-Raphaelite Sisters Notecards

This box set presents a selection of 16 notecards featuring several of the most enduring icons of Pre-Raphaelite art, including Jane Morris, Annie Miller and Fanny Cornforth. The characteristic intricate detailing and lustrous colours in >>more

National Portrait Gallery, London
ISBN 9781855147621
US $19.95 CAN $29.95 SDNR50
Boxed, postcards, 5 x 7 in. / 24 pgs / 24 color.
Pub Date: 10/08/2019 In stock

Wes Anderson & Juman Malouf: Spitzmaus Mummy in a Coffin and Other Treasures
Edited by Sabine Haag, Jasper Sharp.

In 2016, filmmaker Wes Anderson and his wife, the costume designer and novelist Juman Malouf, were invited to curate an exhibition of objects from the collections of Vienna’s Kunsthistoriches Museum. Established in 1891 by Emperor >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783960984443
US $45.00 CAN $62.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 7.5 x 9.5 in. / 176 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 06/18/2019 Out of stock

Gewächse der Seele
Text by Ingrid von Beyme, Astrid Ihle, Claudia Jeschke, Theresia Kiefer, Julia Nebenführ, Gabriele Osswald, et al.

Gewächse der Seele explores the recurrence of plants as a motif in outsider art, symbolism and surrealism. Outsider art often features studies of plants, plant creatures, plants with souls and even plant–animal entities, here represented >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775745345
US $65.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.25 x 12 in. / 336 pgs / 340 color.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 Out of stock

José Celestino Mutis: A Botanical Expedition
Foreword by Esteban Manrique.

This majestic book presents the full-color prints, made by various artists, of the flora found during José Celestino Mutis' famous 1783 botanical expedition to New Granada (modern Colombia). José Celestino Mutis (1732–1808) was a Spanish >>more

La Fábrica
ISBN 9788417048976
US $39.95 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 64 pgs / 52 color.
Pub Date: 09/17/2019 In stock

Striking Power
Text by Edward Bleiberg, Stephanie Weissberg.

Striking Power—the very first exhibition and publication to explore the history of iconoclasm in ancient Egyptian art—is an in-depth examination of the widespread campaigns of targeted image destruction that periodically swept through ancient Egypt, driven >>more

Pulitzer Arts Foundation/Brooklyn Museum
ISBN 9780997690194
US $19.95 CAN $29.95 TRADE
Pbk, 9 x 11 in. / 80 pgs / 55 color.
Pub Date: 10/08/2019 In stock

Syria Matters
Edited with text by Rania Abdellatif, Julia Gonnella, Kay Kohlmeyer. Text by Sophie Bostock, Nadja Cholidis, Muhammad Qadri Dalal, Tara Desjardins, Kholood Marzook Al Fahad, Nicoletta Fazio, Pierre Fournié, Claus-Peter Haase, Konrad Hirschler, Giles M. Hudson, Hamad bin Abdulaziz Al-Kawari, Sultan Muhesen, Astrid Nunn, Venetia Porter, Anke Scharrahs, Rachel Ward.

For more than seven years, Syria has been undergoing one of the worst human tragedies. This once proud and splendid country, with its fabled cities of Damascus and Aleppo, has been largely destroyed and great >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836641222
US $55.00 CAN $75.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9 x 11.75 in. / 240 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 10/08/2019 In stock

MFA Highlights: Arts of Africa
Text by Kathryn Wysocki Gunsch.

The African art collection at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, offers a portal into the life and politics of a large and complex continent with a wealth of history and culture. The highlighted works >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468645
US $22.50 CAN $29.95 TRADE
Pbk, 7 x 9 in. / 192 pgs / 125 color.
Pub Date: 11/26/2019 In stock

From the Schuylkill to the Hudson
Text by Anna O. Marley, Ramey Mize.

From the Schuylkill to the Hudson delves into the important and under-explored tradition of landscape painting in Philadelphia from the early American Republic (1775) to the Centennial International Exposition (1876), and how that corpus shaped >>more

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
ISBN 9780943836454
US $30.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 8.75 in. / 80 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 08/20/2019 In stock

20 Years: The Acquisitions of the Musée Du Quai Branly
Edited by Yves Le Fur, Emmanuel Kasarhérou. Text by Hélène Joubert, Julien Rousseau, Nicolas Garnier, Hana Chidiac, Paz Nunez Regueiro, Christine Barthe, Sarah Lignier, Lucile Grand.

The Musée du quai Branly in Paris, opened in 2006, is home to over 450,000 works from the indigenous cultures of Africa, Asia, Oceania and the Americas. The vast majority of these pieces were formerly >>more

Skira Paris
ISBN 9782370741202
US $55.00 CAN $75.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 352 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 11/26/2019 In stock

Edited by Reinier Baarsen.

The 18th century is the most international, most European century in Dutch art history. This book, designed by Irma Boom, with 100 of the most beautiful and surprising objects from the Rijksmuseum's collection of 18th-century >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462084995
US $55.00 CAN $75.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7.75 x 9.75 in. / 272 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 01/21/2020 Awaiting stock


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