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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...
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John Singer Sargent The Complete Paintings Cumulative Index to Volumes I-IX
ISBN: HB: 9780300219203, Yale University Press, November 2020
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...
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Joel Shapiro Plaster, Paper, Wood, and Wire
ISBN: HB: 9780300233865, Yale University Press, October 2020
80 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm, 50 colour illus.
American artist Joel Shapiro (b. 1941) is best known for his monumental wood and metal sculptures of abstracted human forms. Less familiar, however, is his work in a variety of other media – particularly plaster, which Shapiro has turned to repeatedl...
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Private World of Surimono Japanese Prints from the Virginia Shawan Drosten and Patrick Kenadjian Collection
ISBN: PB: 9780300247114, Yale University Press, May 2020
200 pp., 29.2x23.5 cm, 302 colour illus.
This beautiful volume celebrates the tradition of the Japanese surimono print. Produced from around 1800 until 1840, during the Edo period, surimono ("printed thing" in Japanese) combine intricate artwork and playful poetry, and their small print run...
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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...
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Becoming America Highlights from the Jonathan and Karin Fielding Collection of Folk Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300247565, Yale University Press, April 2020
264 pp., 26.7x22.9 cm, 271 colour illus.
"Becoming America" offers a multifaceted view of one of the foremost collections of 18th- and 19th-century American folk and decorative art from the rural Northeast. Essays by leading specialists discuss the culture of furniture workshops, exuberant...
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Transmissions
ISBN: PB: 9780300246841, Yale University Press, April 2020
160 pp., 29.8x24.1 cm, 200 colour illus.
Over the past decade, Nick Mauss (b. 1980) has pursued a hybrid mode of working that melds the roles of curator, artist, and scholar. This catalogue leans heavily into the scholarship side of his practice, building on his 2018 Whitney Museum exhibiti...
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Arms and Armor Highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art
ISBN: HB: 9780876332924, Yale University Press, February 2020
312 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm, 415 colour illus.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art's holdings of arms and armor are among the finest of their kind in the world. Presenting nearly 100 masterpieces from the collection, this lavishly illustrated volume includes complete armors and armor elements, swords,...
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Cloth that Changed the World The Art and Fashion of Indian Chintz
ISBN: HB: 9780300246797, Yale University Press, February 2020
272 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm, 300 colour illus.
hintz, a type of multicolored printed or painted cotton cloth, originated in India yet exerted influence far beyond its home shores: it became a driving force of the spice trade in the East Indies, and it attracted European merchants, who by the 17th...
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Inventing Acadia Painting and Place in Louisiana
ISBN: HB: 9780300247312, Yale University Press, February 2020
250 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 160 colour illus.
With its dense forests and swamps, Louisiana captured the imagination of writers and painters who viewed its landscape as a fascinating, untamed wilderness. Starting in the 1820s when French emigres brought the Barbizon school to New Orleans, the sta...
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