Spring 2020 Featured Art History

Aby Warburg: Bilderatlas Mnemosyne
Text by Roberto Ohrt, Axel Heil, Bernd Scherer, Bill Sherman, Claudia Wedepohl.

From 1925 until his death in 1929, the great German art theorist and cultural scholar Aby Warburg worked on an ambitious, unprecedented project he called the Mnemosyne Atlas: a series of 63 large themed panels, >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775746939
US $195.00 CAN $275.00 FLAT40
Clth, 17 x 25 in. / 176 pgs / 63 color.
Pub Date: 05/26/2020 In stock

Genealogies of Art, or the History of Art as Visual Art
Edited by Manuel Fontán del Junco, José Lebrero Stals, María Zozaya Álvarez. Text by Astritt Schmidt-Burkhardt, Uwe Fleckner, Eugenio Carmona, Manuel Lima.

Genealogies of Art analyzes the visual representations of art history made by artists, critics, designers, theorists and poets alike, from the genealogical trees of the 12th through the 15th centuries and the Renaissance to more >>more

ISBN 9788470756610
US $75.00 CAN $105.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11.25 x 13.25 in. / 450 pgs / 500 color / 60 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/17/2020 In stock

Black Lives 1900: W.E.B. Du Bois at the Paris Exposition
Introduction by Jacqueline Francis, Stephen G. Hall. Foreword by David Adjaye. Contribution by Henry Louis Gates Jr.

At the 1900 Paris Exposition the pioneering sociologist and activist W.E.B. Du Bois presented an exhibit representing the progress of African Americans since the abolition of slavery. In striking graphic visualisations and photographs (taken by >>more

Redstone Press
ISBN 9781942884538
US $35.00 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Flexi, 9.75 x 12.5 in. / 144 pgs / 50 color / 54 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/29/2019 In stock

Balenciaga and Spanish Painting
Text by Eloy Martínez de la Pera, Pamela Golbin, Estrella de Diego, Hamish Bowles, Juan Gutiérrez.

This book surveys the significant influence that the painters of the so-called Spanish School had on the creative process of Cristóbal Balenciaga, the great master couturier of the 20th century.

Balenciaga was born in the >>more

Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza
ISBN 9788417173302
US $75.00 CAN $105.00 TRADE
Clth, 9.5 x 12 in. / 268 pgs / 155 color / 13 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/17/2019 In stock

Joaquín Sorolla
Edited by Blanca Pons-Sorolla.

Containing over 300 reproductions of his most important works, Joaquín Sorolla is an essential survey on this ever-popular painter. It includes an in-depth essay by Blanca Pons-Sorolla, as well as an illustrated chronology.

Starting out as >>more

ISBN 9788434312258
US $75.00 CAN $108.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 12.5 in. / 352 pgs / 308 color.
Pub Date: 03/10/2020 In stock

Rembrandt and Velázquez
Text by Gregor J.M. Weber, Hans den Hartog Jager, Cees Nooteboom.

This volume presents the best work of two 17th-century master painters from the Netherlands and Spain, pairing paintings by each while also looking at them in the context of their contemporaries and compatriots, such as >>more

nai010 Publishers
ISBN 9789462085275
US $40.00 CAN $56.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9 x 11.5 in. / 176 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 02/18/2020 In stock

Francisco de Goya
Edited with text by Martin Schwander. Text by Andreas Beyer, Helmut C. Jacobs, Ioana Jimborean, José Manuel Matilla, Gudrun Maurer, Manuela B. Mena Marqués, Colm Tóibín, Bodo Vischer.

Francisco de Goya was one of the last great court artists and a significant trailblazer for modern art—and now, the Fondation Beyeler, in collaboration with the Museo Nacional del Prado, has mounted one of the >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775746571
US $68.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10.75 x 12.25 in. / 288 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 08/25/2020 Awaiting stock

Introduction by José María Faerna.

Pablo Picasso (1881–1973) was one of the most innovative, experimental, prolific, influential and controversial painters of the 20th century. Part of Polígrafa's Modern Masters series, this affordable monograph follows Picasso throughout his career, a career >>more

ISBN 9788434313811
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Pbk, 7.5 x 10.5 in. / 72 pgs / 62 color.
Pub Date: 03/10/2020 In stock

Introduction by José María Faerna.

Celebrated as a painter of light and hailed as a “modern of the moderns” by famed collector Duncan Phillips, Joaquín Sorolla (1863–1923) was one of the most successful artists of his time. This bright and >>more

ISBN 9788434313835
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Pbk, 7.5 x 10.5 in. / 72 pgs / 64 color.
Pub Date: 08/25/2020 Awaiting stock

Introduction by Jean-Luc Chalumeau.

This fully illustrated volume collects the complete works of Johannes Vermeer (1632–75). Published in Polígrafa's affordable Old Masters series, it captures the deep blues and transparent yellows of the 35 canvasses that comprise the known >>more

ISBN 9788434313958
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Pbk, 7.5 x 10.5 in. / 72 pgs / 64 color.
Pub Date: 08/25/2020 Awaiting stock

Da Vinci
Text by Giorgio Vasari, Adela Montes.

Leonardo da Vinci (1452–1519), the archetype of the “Renaissance man,” left behind only a few paintings, but each one confirms his place as one of the most respected and admired painters in the Western tradition. >>more

ISBN 9788434313972
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Pbk, 7.5 x 10.5 in. / 72 pgs / 62 color.
Pub Date: 08/25/2020 Awaiting stock

Gauguin and the Impressionists
Text by Anna Ferrari, Anne-Birgitte Fonsmark.

Drawn from the remarkable Ordrupgaard Collection of the Danish insurance broker and art lover Wilhelm Hansen, the masterpieces of 19th-century French painting in this volume represent the very best of French impressionism.

Joining an already impressive >>more

Royal Academy of Arts
ISBN 9781912520503
US $25.00 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.25 x 9.75 in. / 144 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 06/02/2020 In stock

Love Stories
Edited by Lucy Peltz. Text by Louise Stewart, Simon Callow, Peter Funnell, Marina Warner, Kate Williams.

Drawing on recent scholarship, Love Stories explores changing ideas of love, and gives readers the opportunity to discover love stories both tragic and transcendent.

The stories cover a variety of topics: the muse, scandal, tragedy, literature, >>more

National Portrait Gallery, London
ISBN 9781855147034
US $39.95 CAN $55.95 TRADE
Hbk, 7.75 x 9.75 in. / 224 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 09/22/2020 Awaiting stock

The Impressionists and Photography
Text by Paloma Alarcó.

From the first announcement in 1839 of the daguerreotype process at a joint meeting of the French Academy of Sciences and the Académie des Beaux-Arts, photography found itself suspended uneasily between science and the arts, >>more

Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza
ISBN 9788417173340
US $68.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 11 in. / 288 pgs / 140 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/11/2020 In stock

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: A Guide to the Collections
Text by Maureen Melton, Gillian Shallcross, Adam Tessier, Matthew Teitelbaum.

This newly updated edition of the definitive guide to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston’s most enduring masterpieces provides an enticing introduction to a collection that circles the globe and spans thousands of years.

Featuring more >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468621
US $24.95 CAN $34.95 TRADE
Pbk, 7 x 9 in. / 440 pgs / 575 color.
Pub Date: 02/18/2020 In stock

MFA Highlights: Arts of South Asia
By Laura Weinstein.

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, is home to an important collection of artworks from South Asia that spans a large geographical area—comprising India and the countries that surround it—and more than four millennia. Among >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468720
US $22.50 CAN $31.50 TRADE
Pbk, 7 x 9 in. / 184 pgs / 125 color.
Pub Date: 07/21/2020 Awaiting stock

Kuniyoshi: Design and Entertainment in Japanese Woodcuts
Edited with text by Johannes Wieninger, Mio Wakita-Elis. Preface by Christoph Thun-Hohenstein.

One of the most important and innovative Japanese artists of the 19th century, Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797–1861) produced artistically and technically groundbreaking prints that met with great popularity among the general public. As a designer of >>more

Verlag für moderne Kunst
ISBN 9783903320208
US $39.95 CAN $55.95 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 8.25 in. / 152 pgs / 160 color.
Pub Date: 08/25/2020 Awaiting stock

Hiroshige: The Master of Nature
Edited with text by Gian Carlo Calza. Text by Shawn Eichman, Rossella Menegazzo.

This substantial volume offers a broad panorama of the hugely popular oeuvre of Hiroshige (1797–1858), the great artist of the Japanese popular school of printmaking who transmuted everyday landscapes into intimate, lyrical scenes. The text >>more

ISBN 9788857242873
US $75.00 CAN $105.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 304 pgs / 244 color / 203 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/26/2019 In stock

The Renaissance Speaks Hebrew
Edited with text by Giulio Busi, Silvana Greco. Text by Dario Disegni, Simonetta Della Seta, Angela Scandaliato, Donatella Calabi, Miriam Davide, Mauro Perani, Francesca Trivellato, Giuseppe Veltri, David B. Ruderman, Giacomo Todeschini, Maria Giuseppina Muzzarelli, Salvatore Settis, Andreina Contessa, J.H. Chajes, Saverio Campanini, Raphael Ebgi, Joanna Weinberg, Gianni Venturi, Guido Bartolucci, Giovanni Tortelli, Roberto Frassoni.

This important book recounts an extraordinary intellectual history: the active participation of the Jews, who have lived in Italy since Roman times, in the Renaissance.

Documenting an age of artistic turmoil and the factions of the >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836643547
US $40.00 CAN $56.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 304 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 03/17/2020 In stock

African Ceramics: A Different Perspective
Edited by Angelika Nollert. Text by Kim Bagley, Marla Berns, Boureima Diamitani, Stefan Eisenhofer, Caroline Fuchs, Oliver Gosselain, Karin Guggeis, Alexander Livingstone-Smith, Angelika Nollert, Magdalene Odundo, Sylvester Ogbechie, Elizabeth Perrill, Kerstin Pinther, Barbara Plankensteiner, Nii Quarcoopome, Josef Strasser, Barbara Thompson, Nanashaitu Aduke Umoru-Oke, Moia Vincentelli, Julien Volpers.

This extensive catalogue presents 250 African ceramic objects from the collection of HRH Franz, Duke of Bavaria, widely considered to be one of the most internationally significant collections of African ceramics. Featured here are objects >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783960987086
US $65.00 CAN $92.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 10 x 12.25 in. / 448 pgs / 343 color.
Pub Date: 01/21/2020 Out of stock

Longing for Nature: Hidden Meanings in Chinese Landscape Art
Edited by Kim Karlsson, Alexandra von Przychowski. Text by Alfreda Murck, Ching-Ling Wang, et al.

A genre dating back more than 1,000 years, China’s landscape painting tradition reflects all of its cultural and intellectual history, and its representational language famously follows its own rules. What at first glance seem to >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775746700
US $62.00 CAN $88.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 256 pgs / 140 color.
Pub Date: 08/25/2020 Awaiting stock

Water, Islam and Art
Edited with text by Alessandro Vanoli. Text by Giovanni Curatola, Marco Galateri di Genola.

There exists an age-old and intimate bond between water and the Islamic world. Water was tamed with the qanat and became a ritual with the hammam; it was venerated as a heavenly gift and feared >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836643479
US $45.00 CAN $63.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 192 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 03/17/2020 In stock


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