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Masters of Art Schiele
ISBN: PB: 9783791386263, Prestel Publishing, April 2020
112 pp., 21x17 cm, 55 colour illus.
Egon Schiele left an enormous artistic legacy that is all the more powerful for the brevity of his career. Isabel Kuhl's lively text follows Schiele's trajectory from an artist in the Art Nouveau style to a powerful interpreter of human sexuality and...
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Masters of Art Freud 
ISBN: PB: 9783791386270, Prestel Publishing, April 2020
112 pp., 21x17 cm, 55 colour illus.
Lucian Freud dedicated his life to portraying the people in his world without flattery or refinement. Although his technique and style evolved tremendously over the decades, Freud never wavered in his uncompromising standards or unsentimental approac...
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Masters of Art Picasso 
ISBN: PB: 9783791386287, Prestel Publishing, April 2020
112 pp., 21x17 cm, 55 colour illus.
Picasso was arguably the most influential artist of the 20th century. Over the course of a career that spanned seven decades – and included thousands of paintings, sculptures, ceramics, drawings, prints, and tapestries -his work continued to evolve i...
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Portraits Unmasked The Stories Behind the Faces
ISBN: HB: 9783791386201, Prestel Publishing, April 2020
208 pp., 26x20 cm, 92 colour illus.
Portraiture is one of the oldest and most studied genres of art. While most scholars will look at a painting's composition, style, and themes, often questions remain unanswered – who were these people and why were they painted? This entertaining book...
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Artemisia Gentileschi and Feminism in Early Modern Europe
ISBN: HB: 9781789142020, Reaktion Books, March 2020
320 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 69 illus., 65 in colour
Artemisia Gentileschi is by far the most famous woman artist of the pre-modern era. Her art addresses issues that resonate today, such as sexual violence and women's problematic relationship to political power. Her powerful paintings with their vigor...
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Titian Love, Desire, Death
ISBN: HB: 9781857096552, Yale University Press, National Gallery London, March 2020
224 pp., 27.9x22.8 cm, 165 colour and black&white illus.
Titian (active 1506-1576) produced a masterful group of paintings for Philip II of Spain, celebrating the loves of gods, goddesses, and mortals. Depicting scenes from Ovid's narrative poem Metamorphoses, Titian named them "poesie" and considered the...
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Artemisia
ISBN: HB: 9781857096569, Yale University Press, National Gallery London, March 2020
256 pp., 30.4x24.1 cm, 140 black&white, colour illus.
Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1654 or later) is the most celebrated woman artist of the baroque period in Italy. Her career spanned more than 40 years, as she moved between Rome, where she was raised and trained by her father, Orazio Gentileschi, to Fl...
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El Greco Ambition and Defiance
ISBN: HB: 9780300250824, Yale University Press, March 2020
208 pp., 33x22.8 cm, 137 colour and black&white illus.
Renowned for a singular artistic vision, Domenikos Theotokopoulos, known as El Greco (1541-1614), developed his distinctive painting style as he assiduously pursued professional success. This fresh and engaging survey of El Greco's work explores vari...
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Introduction to Art
ISBN: PB: 9780300247138, Yale University Press, March 2020
344 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 250 colour illus.
Charles Harrison's landmark book offers an original, clear, and wide-ranging introduction to the arts of painting and sculpture, to the principal artistic print media, and to the visual arts of modernism and post-modernism. Covering the entire histor...
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Marie Cuttoli The Modern Thread from Miro to Man Ray
ISBN: HB: 9780300251319, Yale University Press, March 2020
160 pp., 25.4x22.8 cm, 100 colour illus.
Marie Cuttoli (1879-1973) lived in Algeria and Paris in the 1920s and collected the work of avant-garde artists such as Georges Braque, Joan Miro, and Pablo Picasso. In the ensuing decades, she went on to revive the French tapestry tradition and to p...
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