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John Singer Sargent The Complete Paintings Cumulative Index to Volumes I-IX
ISBN: HB: 9780300219203, Yale University Press, June 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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£45,00
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Herculaneum and the House of the Bicentenary History and Heritage
ISBN: PB: 9781606066287, Getty Publications, February 2020
160 pp., 25x15 cm, illus.
This volume vividly recounts, for general readers, the Roman town of Herculaneum, destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 CE and uniquely preserved for nearly two thousand years. Initial chapters offer an engaging historical overview of the...
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£25,00
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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...
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Peggy Guggenheim The Last Dogaressa
ISBN: HB: 9788829701292, DAP, Marsilio Editori, November 2019
224 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm, 150 colour illus.
Not for sale in Estonia! This book offers a thorough visual biography of the life of Peggy Guggenheim (1898-1979) as collector, through a selection of works from the world-renowned collection she established primarily between 1938 and 1946, and to w...
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£53,00
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Francois Morellet
ISBN: HB: 9780300245691, Yale University Press, November 2019
248 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 90 colour illus., 20 black&white illus.
This in-depth exploration of celebrated French artist Francois Morellet (1926-2016) showcases his diverse oeuvre, famous for infusing systematic and rigorous experimentation with humor and playfulness. Morellet's interest in kinetic and optical effec...
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£45,00
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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...
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£16,99
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Thinking 3D Books, Images and Ideas from Leonardo to the Present
ISBN: HB: 9781851245253, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2019
200 pp., 25.9x23.7 cm, 80 colour illus.
During the Renaissance, artists and illustrators developed the representation of truthful three-dimensional forms into a highly skilled art. As reliable illustrations of three-dimensional subjects became more prevalent, they also influenced the way i...
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£35,00
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Ellsworth Kelly Plant Drawings
ISBN: HB: 9781944929091, DAP, Matthew Marks Gallery, October 2019
72 pp., 30x25.4 cm, 32 colour illus.
Not for sale in Estonia! Though best known as a painter of scrupulous hard-edge abstractions, Ellsworth Kelly (1923-2015) saw drawing plants as playing a central role in his art. "The drawings from plant life seem to be the bridge to the way of see...
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£40,00
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Dogs in Art
ISBN: HB: 9781789141290, Reaktion Books, October 2019
280 pp., 25x19 cm, 158 colour illus., 20 black&white illus.
From the Zoroastrian sculpture of a 100kg mastiff to the portrait of a coiffured lapdog, "Dogs in Art" presents humanity's best friend like never before. Through a wide range of genres, fashions and cultures, from Roman mosaics to pop art, video, imp...
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Into the Night Cabarets and Clubs in Modern Art
ISBN: HB: 9783791358888, Prestel Publishing, October 2019
344 pp., 30.8x23.4 cm, 400 colour illus.
These creative spaces were incubators of radical thinking, in which artists could exchange provocative ideas. They were welcoming environments for artists, dancers, designers, writers, and musicians pushing the boundaries of cultural and social norms...
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