Spring 2020 Featured Art History

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

A legendary modernist epic of visual thinking from the founder of iconology, tracing the migration of symbols through art, history and cosmology—reconstructed and accessible for the first time

From 1925 until his death in 1929, the >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775746939
US $195.00 CAN $275.00 FLAT40
Clth, 17 x 25 in. / 176 pgs / 63 color.
Pub Date: 06/23/2020 Awaiting 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.

How artists, historians and theorists have diagrammed art’s lineages, from the Middle Ages to Fluxus

Genealogies of Art analyzes the visual representations of art history made by artists, critics, designers, theorists and poets alike, from the >>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.

How W.E.B. Du Bois combined photographs and infographics to communicate the everyday realities of Black lives and the inequities of race in America

At the 1900 Paris Exposition the pioneering sociologist and activist W.E.B. Du Bois >>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.

An elegant clothbound volume celebrating the master fashion designer Balenciaga's affinity for Spanish painting

This book surveys the significant influence that the painters of the so-called Spanish School had on the creative process of Cristóbal Balenciaga, >>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.

The definitive monograph on the Spanish master of light

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, >>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.

Two 17th-century masters in dialogue and in context

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 >>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.

An Old Master on the way to the modern age: a monumental Goya survey featuring rarely seen paintings from private collections

Francisco de Goya was one of the last great court artists and a significant trailblazer >>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: 07/21/2020 Awaiting stock

Introduction by José María Faerna.

An introductory monograph on the 20th century's most revolutionary artist

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 >>more

ISBN 9788434313811
US $11.95 CAN $16.95 TRADE
Pbk, 7.5 x 10.5 in. / 72 pgs / 62 color.
Pub Date: 03/10/2020 In stock

Introduction by José María Faerna.

A beautifully illustrated introduction to one of Spain's foremost painters

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 >>more

ISBN 9788434313835
US $11.95 CAN $16.95 TRADE
Pbk, 7.5 x 10.5 in. / 72 pgs / 64 color.
Pub Date: 05/19/2020 Awaiting stock

Introduction by Jean-Luc Chalumeau.

An affordable volume gathering all 35 paintings by the beloved Dutch master

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 >>more

ISBN 9788434313958
US $11.95 CAN $16.95 TRADE
Pbk, 7.5 x 10.5 in. / 72 pgs / 64 color.
Pub Date: 06/23/2020 Awaiting stock

Da Vinci
Text by Giorgio Vasari, Adela Montes.

The complete paintings of the prototypical Renaissance man

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 >>more

ISBN 9788434313972
US $11.95 CAN $16.95 TRADE
Pbk, 7.5 x 10.5 in. / 72 pgs / 62 color.
Pub Date: 06/23/2020 Awaiting stock

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

A survey of impressionist masterpieces from the Ordrupgaard Collection

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 >>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: 05/19/2020 Awaiting stock

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

Exploring the changing face of love, from the 16th century to the present, through masterpieces of portraiture

Drawing on recent scholarship, Love Stories explores changing ideas of love, and gives readers the opportunity to discover love >>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: 07/21/2020 Awaiting stock

The Impressionists and Photography
Text by Paloma Alarcó.

How photography served as both source and foil for the birth of impressionism

From the first announcement in 1839 of the daguerreotype process at a joint meeting of the French Academy of Sciences and the Académie >>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

The authoritative guide to the MFA Boston’s era-spanning collections of art, ceramics, jewelry and much more

This newly updated edition of the definitive guide to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston’s most enduring masterpieces provides an >>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.

A concise introduction to the MFA Boston’s celebrated collection of South Asian art

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, is home to an important collection of artworks from South Asia that spans a large geographical area—comprising >>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.

How ukiyo-e master Utagawa Kuniyoshi balanced satire and popularism in his immensely popular woodcuts

One of the most important and innovative Japanese artists of the 19th century, Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797–1861) produced artistically and technically groundbreaking prints >>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: 05/19/2020 Awaiting stock

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

A comprehensive monograph on Hiroshige, the last great master of the ukiyo-e style, with more than 400 reproductions

This substantial volume offers a broad panorama of the hugely popular oeuvre of Hiroshige (1797–1858), the great artist >>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.

The iconography and ubiquity of Judaism in Renaissance art

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 >>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 Awaiting 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.

A fresh look at ceramic production in Africa, examining form, decor and materiality

This extensive catalogue presents 250 African ceramic objects from the collection of HRH Franz, Duke of Bavaria, widely considered to be one of >>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 In 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.

The secret language of Chinese landscape painting

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. >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775746700
US $62.00 CAN $88.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 256 pgs / 140 color.
Pub Date: 07/21/2020 Awaiting stock

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

Miniatures and artifacts illustrate the abiding mythic resonances of water in the Islamic imagination

There exists an age-old and intimate bond between water and the Islamic world. Water was tamed with the qanat and became a >>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 Awaiting stock


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