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Edward S. Curtis Events Beyond Words
ISBN: HB: 9783791357300, Prestel Publishing, June 2021
240 pp., 29x23 cm, 250 colour illus.
Featuring iconic and rarely seen images from the foremost photographer of North America's Native peoples, together with a rich selection of rare ephemera, this retrospective is an extensive and in-depth study of Edward Curtis's pioneering work. Edwa...
Michael Kenna Buddha
ISBN: HB: 9783791385082, Prestel Publishing, May 2020
192 pp., 28x24 cm, 100 black&white illus.
Michael Kenna is an English photographer, now based in Seattle, USA, best known for his black-and-white landscapes. More than 60 books and monographs have been published on his photographic work, including "Forms of Japan", "Rouge", and "Holga" (all...
Uruk The First City of the Ancient World
ISBN: HB: 9781606064443, Getty Publications, January 2020
400 pp., 25x15 cm, 450 colour illus., 34 black&white illus.
This remarkable book unveils the origins of urban life in our ancient past. Over one hundred years ago, discoveries from a German archaeological dig at Uruk, roughly two hundred miles south of present-day Baghdad, sent shock waves through the scholar...
Donald Judd: Metals The Artist's Materials
ISBN: PB: 9781606065686, Getty Publications, December 2019
168 pp., 25.4x19.1 cm, 46 colour illus., 47 black&white illus.
A leading figure in the Minimalist movement in the visual arts, Donald Judd (1928-1994) pioneered the use of industrial materials and techniques, avoiding traditional substances and the direct use of his own hands. While recent decades have witnessed...
Gauguin Atlas
ISBN: HB: 9780300237269, Yale University Press, November 2019
180 pp., 24.5x18.7 cm, 400 colour illus.
Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) was an artist perpetually in search of new horizons. This fascinating visual tour reveals the full extent of Gauguin's travels and their influence on his unique style. Gauguin's several lengthy trips to Tahiti and the Marques...
John Singer Sargent The Complete Paintings Cumulative Index to Volumes I-IX
ISBN: HB: 9780300219203, Yale University Press, October 2019
144 pp., 30.5x24.8 cm, 2 black&white illus.
The cumulative index to "John Singer Sargent: The Complete Paintings" comprises two indexes covering the nine volumes of the complete catalogue raisonne: a comprehensive general index and an index of the titles of all the works by Sargent that have b...
Lari Pittman Declaration of Independence
ISBN: HB: 9783791356891, Prestel Publishing, October 2019
208 pp., 28x24 cm, 150 colour illus.
One of the most prolific and exuberant painters of the past three decades, Lari Pittman creates works that mirror the social fabric of his time. This dazzling volume follows Pittman's trajectory as his visual language evolved and his technical master...
Xing Danwen Captive of Love
ISBN: HB: 9783791384344, Prestel Publishing, September 2019
200 pp., 28.5x21 cm, 200 colour illus.
A monograph on one of China's most accomplished and daring artists, this volume follows the transformation of Xing Danwen's career from 1989 to the present. Since 1989, when she began photographing the lives of artists squatting on the fringes of Be...
Chagall, Lissitzky, Malevitch The Russian Avant-garde in Vitebsk, 1918-1922
ISBN: HB: 9783791358079, Prestel Publishing, September 2019
288 pp., 24.5x24.5 cm, 250 colour illus.
When Marc Chagall took over the People's School of Art in his hometown of Vitebsk in 1919, he had already established himself as an avant-garde artist. For the next few years, Chagall established the once-sleepy Belarusian town as a hub of revolution...
Whitney Biennial 2019
ISBN: PB: 9780300242751, Yale University Press, August 2019
320 pp., 26x20 cm, 500 colour illus., 85 black&white illus.
Since its introduction in 1932, the Whitney Biennial – the Museum's signature exhibition – has charted new developments in contemporary art. The 2019 Biennial is curated by members of the museum's curatorial staff Rujeko Hockley and Jane Panetta, wel...