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Elizabethan Image An Introduction to English Portraiture, 1558-1603
ISBN: HB: 9780300244298, Yale University Press, June 2019
224 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 230 colour illus.
This richly illustrated volume presents an engaging overview of an extraordinary period of English history, the reign of Elizabeth I. Beginning with the great portrait of the Queen in grand procession with her Garter Knights, we discover themes that...
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Gauguin Portraits
ISBN: HB: 9780300242737, Yale University Press, June 2019
260 pp., 30.5x24.1 cm, 170 colour and black&white illus.
Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) broke with accepted conventions and challenged audiences to expand their understanding of visual expression. Nowhere is this phenomenon more evident than in his portraits, a genre he remained engaged with throughout all phase...
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Islamic Art Past, Present, Future
ISBN: HB: 9780300243475, Yale University Press, June 2019
360 pp., 29.2x22.9 cm, 80 colour illus., 170 black&white illus.
"Islamic art" can be a challenging term in an ever-changing art world. Through the exploration of a wide array of media – from painting, sculpture, and photography to video and multimedia – an internationally renowned group of scholars, collectors, a...
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Edvard Munch Behind the Scream
ISBN: PB: 9780300250008, Yale University Press, June 2019
496 pp., 21.6x14 cm, 129 black&white illus., 22 colour illus., 3 maps
Who was the man behind "The Scream", the iconic painting that so acutely expresses the anguish of the twentieth century? Edvard Munch (1863-1944) was twenty-eight when he embarked on a lifelong effort to paint his 'soul's diary' – and began a perver...
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Whistler in Watercolor Lovely Little Games
ISBN: HB: 9780300243628, Yale University Press, June 2019
286 pp., 27.9x25.4 cm, 250 colour illus.
In the 1880s, James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) reinvented himself through the medium of watercolor. At the time, excellence in watercolor was most often associated with British artists, and most notably with the work of J. M. W. Turner (1775-1851)....
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Women of Atelier 17 Modernist Printmaking in Midcentury New York
ISBN: HB: 9780300238501, Yale University Press, June 2019
296 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 76 colour illus., 63 black&white illus.
In this important book Christina Weyl takes us into the experimental New York print studio Atelier 17 and highlights the women whose work there advanced both modernism and feminism in the 1940s and 1950s. Weyl focuses on eight artists – Louise Bourge...
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Bartolome Bermejo Master of the Spanish Renaissance
ISBN: PB: 9781857096446, Yale University Press, National Gallery London, June 2019
128 pp., 26.7x21 cm, 70 colour illus.
Painted in 1468, "Saint Michael Triumphant over the Devil" is the first documented work by Bartolome Bermejo (c. 1440 - c. 1501), a 15th-century Spanish artist by whom only about 20 paintings are known. Acquired by the National Gallery in 1995, the p...
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Hiroshige's One Hundred Famous Views of EDO
ISBN: HB: 9784568104950, Nippan IPS, June 2019
216 pp., 18.2x25.7 cm, 246 colour and black&white illus., language: English / Japanese
A permanent edition of the leading ukiyo-e artist of the 19th century, Hiroshige Utagawa. Ota Memorial Museum of Art is renowned for its vast collection of ukiyo-e, woodblock art prints from the 17th to 19th century in Japan. This book features all...
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Fashion and Make-Up of EDO Beauties Seen in Ukiyo-E Prints Pola Research Institute of Beauty & Culture Collection
ISBN: PB: 9784894780101, Nippan IPS, June 2019
124 pp., 21x29.7 cm, 42 colour and black&white illus., language: English / Japanese
A visual book of make-up and fashion in the Edo period. The make-up, hairstyles, and clothes of Japanese women in the Edo period (1600-1868) differed according to their social class, status, occupation, and region. This can be seen in ukiyo-e prints...
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Art Purposes Object Lessons for the Liberal Arts
ISBN: HB: 9783791358178, Prestel Publishing, June 2019
224 pp., 28x24 cm, 200 colour illus.
The Bowdoin College Museum of Art features nearly 24,000 works spanning antiquity to today, housed on Bowdoin's campus in coastal Maine. Since it began collecting in 1811, the museum has served as a unique resource for students, scholars, and visitor...
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