Spring 2021 Featured Art History

Picasso: Painting the Blue Period
Edited by Susan Behrends Frank, Kenneth Brummel. Essays by Patricia Favero, Marilyn McCully, Eduard Vallès, Sandra Webster-Cook.

This lavishly illustrated volume reexamines Pablo Picasso’s famous Blue Period (1901–04) in paintings, works on paper and sculpture. Relying on new information gleaned from technical studies performed on The Blue Room (Le Tub) (1901), Crouching >>more

DelMonico Books/Art Gallery of Ontario/The Phillips Collection
ISBN 9781942884927
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Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 244 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 10/05/2021 Awaiting stock

The Blue Rider: Group Dynamics
Edited with text by Matthias Mühling, Annegret Hoberg, Anna Straetmans. Text by Isabelle Jansen, Vanessa Joan Müller.

“The whole work, called art, knows no borders and peoples, but humanity,” wrote artists Franz Marc and Wassily Kandinsky in the manifesto for their new collective in 1911. Dubbed Der Blaue Reiter (the Blue Rider), >>more

Hatje cantz
ISBN 9783775748414
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Hbk, 10 x 11.5 in. / 320 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 07/27/2021 Awaiting stock

Edvard Munch 1863–1944
Edited with text by Birgitte Sauge, Mai Britt Guleng, Jon-Ove Steihaug.

Though The Scream is undoubtedly his best-known piece, Edvard Munch’s body of work extends far beyond this silent howl to encompass a wide practice across paint, pastel and print. The joint effort of ten scholars, >>more

ISBN 9788857244853
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Pbk, 10 x 11 in. / 368 pgs / 355 color.
Pub Date: 07/13/2021 Awaiting stock

Carpaccio in Venice: A Guide
Edited by Patricia Fortini Brown, Gabriele Matino. Text by Gabriele Matino.

The lagoon city of Venice was home to some of the greatest painters of the Italian Renaissance. Among them was Vittore Carpaccio (c. 1465–1525), whose body of work largely remains to this day in the >>more

Marsilio Editori
ISBN 9788829707812
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Pbk, 6.25 x 9.50 in. / 160 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 06/15/2021 Awaiting stock

Giovanni Bellini: An Introduction
Text by Peter Humfrey.

Italian Renaissance artist Giovanni Bellini (c. 1435/40–1516) is considered the most important practitioner of Venetian painting in the latter half of the 15th century. Born into a family of painters, Bellini began studying art at >>more

Marsilio Editori
ISBN 9788829709434
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Hbk, 8.5 x 10.5 in. / 288 pgs / 170 color.
Pub Date: 06/08/2021 Awaiting stock

Late Gothic
Text by Julien Chapuis, Stephan Kemperdick, Lothar Lambacher, Jan Friedrich Richter, Michael Roth, et al.

From roughly the 1430s onward, inspired by developments in the Netherlands, artistic expression began to transform, as the depiction of light and shade, body and space came to be depicted with increasing realism. With advances >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775747554
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Pbk, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 360 pgs / 215 color.
Pub Date: 06/29/2021 Awaiting stock

Body Language: The Body in Medieval Art
Edited with text by Wendelien van Welie-Vink.

Anatomical oddities abound in medieval artworks: headless saints who walk around seemingly unperturbed by such injuries, distinctly yonic wounds and a depiction of Jesus being crushed like a grape are only a few examples of >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462085992
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Pbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 208 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 02/16/2021 In stock

The Picasso Connection
Text by Michael Hertz, Kai Hohenfeld, Manuela Husemann, Barbara Nierhoff-Wielk.

How does any given body of work wind up in major collections, museums and exhibitions? Very often, it is because of the unsung efforts of individuals who advocate for the work in the face of >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775748056
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Hbk, 9 x 10.75 in. / 224 pgs / 471 color.
Pub Date: 02/09/2021 In stock

Ottilie W. Roederstein
Edited with text by Alexander Eiling, Eva-Maria Höllerer. Text by Sandra Gianfreda, Barbara Rök, Iris Schmeisser.

Despite falling into obscurity after her death, German-Swiss artist Ottilie W. Roederstein (1859–1937) enjoyed success as one of the leading painters in the German-speaking world during her lifetime. Roederstein was able to support herself financially >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775747950
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Hbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 208 pgs / 243 color.
Pub Date: 02/23/2021 In stock

Russian Avantgarde in the Museum Ludwig
Edited with text by Rita Kersting, Petra Mandt. Text by Konstantin Akinsha, Friederike Gräfin von Brühl & Ruth Lecher, Meike Deilmann, Yilmaz Dziewior, Maria Kokkori.

Perhaps nothing is more devastating to an art collection than the discovery that one of its beloved pieces is merely a replica of the real thing. The subject of counterfeit artworks has long been taboo >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783960988977
US $45.00 CAN $63.00 FLAT40
Flexi, 7 x 9.5 in. / 212 pgs / 28 color / 95 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/30/2021 In stock

Raymond Duchamp-Villon:
Edited by Patrick Jullien. Text by Kevin Murphy, Herbert Molderings, Assia Quesnel.

Though he began his career in medicine at the Sorbonne, it seems that sculptor Raymond Duchamp-Villon (1876–1918) was destined for the arts. The brother of artists Jacques Villon, Marcel Duchamp and Suzanne Duchamp-Crotti, he abandoned >>more

Skira Paris
ISBN 9782370741417
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Hbk, 10 x 12 in. / 560 pgs / 280 color.
Pub Date: 06/29/2021 Awaiting stock

Rodin / Arp
Edited with text by Raphaël Bouvier. Text by Astrid von Asten, Catherine Chevillot, Lilien Feledy, Tessa Paneth-Pollak, Jana Teuscher.

In terms of modern sculpture, there are few artists who can claim the same level of influence as Auguste Rodin (1840–1917) and Hans “Jean” Arp (1886–1966). Rodin’s naturalistic rather than decorative approach to sculpture revolutionized >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775748759
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Hbk, 11 x 12 in. / 200 pgs / 125 color.
Pub Date: 02/23/2021 In stock

MFA Highlights: European Painting and Sculpture before 1800
Text by Frederick Ilchman, Ronni Baer, Marietta Cambareri, Courtney Leigh Harris, Katie Hanson, Anna C. Knapp.

The tremendous political, religious and cultural changes that swept across Europe in the years from 1000 to 1800 fundamentally transformed the practices and purposes of painting and sculpture—from elaborately carved and gilded medieval Christian altars >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468782
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Pbk, 7 x 9 in. / 200 pgs / 145 color.
Pub Date: 02/16/2021 In stock

European Paintings and Sculpture from Joslyn Art Museum
Edited with text by Taylor J. Acosta. Text by Andrea Bolland, Ingrid Cartwright, Dana E. Cowen, Adrian R. Duran, Andrew Eschelbacher, Adelheid M. Gealt, Maximillian Hernandez, Frederick Ilchman, Alison M. Kettering, Cory Korkow, Melinda R. McCurdy, Amy Millicent Morris, Alison G. Stewart.

The collection of European art at Joslyn Art Museum includes masterworks by Titian, Paolo Veronese, Claude Lorrain, Rembrandt van Rijn, Gustave Courbet, Edgar Degas, Claude Monet and Camille Pissarro, as well as a significant group >>more

Joslyn Art Museum
ISBN 9781646570133
US $45.00 CAN $63.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 10.5 in. / 240 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 03/02/2021 In stock

The Griffoni Polyptych: Reborn in Bologna
Edited with text by Mauro Natale, Cecilia Cavalca.

Between the years 1471 and 1472, Italian Renaissance artists Francesco del Cossa (c. 1430– c. 1477) and Ercole de’ Roberti (c. 1451–96) completed a multipanel piece commissioned by the patrons of the Basilica di San >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836646593
US $40.00 CAN $56.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9 x 11 in. / 272 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 05/04/2021 In stock


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