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Asian Modern, Volume I
ISBN: PB: 9789811406072, Prestel Publishing, National Gallery Singapore, July 2020
450 pp., 23.5x17.5 cm, colour and black&white illus.
John Clark's magisterial "The Asian Modern" reconstructs the notion of art and its historiography. Writing the history of the Asian modern through the social life of artists, he generates a new paradigm for the narration of art. Both volumes meticulo...
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America's Impressionism Echoes of a Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9780300247701, Yale University Press, June 2020
192 pp., 27.4x25.4 cm, 170 colour and black&white illus.
From the late 19th century to the Second World War, American painters adapted Impressionism to their own ends, shaping one of the most enduring, complex, and contradictory styles of art ever produced in the United States. This comprehensive book pres...
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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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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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Alps in Panoramic Paintings
ISBN: HB: 9783791385877, Prestel Publishing, February 2020
192 pp., 29x24 cm, 100 colour illus.
As downhill skiing became popular in 20th-century Europe, resorts in the Austrian, German, French, and Swiss Alps commissioned paintings of their ski runs to turn into maps. The best of these paintings are now featured in this book showing the artist...
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Afterall Autumn/Winter 2019, Issue 48
ISBN: PB: 9781846382116, University of Chicago Press, January 2020
176 pp., 29.8x19 cm
Launched in 1999, Afterall is a journal of contemporary art that offers in-depth analysis of artists' work, along with essays that broaden the context in which to understand it. Its academic format differentiates it from popular review magazines. Vol...
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Albrecht Durer
ISBN: HB: 9783791359311, Prestel Publishing, January 2020
304 pp., 28.5x24.5 cm, 260 colour illus.
During his lifetime, Durer found tremendous success as a painter and printmaker, taking commissions from prominent figures such as Frederick the Wise and Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I. His drawings and studies reveal his interest in human proportio...
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Aesthetic Theory
ISBN: PB: 9783035801460, University of Chicago Press, Diaphanes, November 2019
240 pp., 22x13.9 cm, 15 colour plates, 20 halftones
Theodor Adorno's famous aesthetic theory was not merely a theory of the aesthetic; it also made a wider claim about the aesthetic implications of all theory. At the same time we have to deal with aesthetic objects and events in which an aesthetic the...
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Aquatint Worlds Travel, Print, and Empire, 1770-1820
ISBN: HB: 9781913107048, Yale University Press, November 2019
328 pp., 28.6x24.1 cm, 215 colour and black&white illus.
In the late 18th century, British artists embraced the medium of aquatint for its ability to produce prints with rich and varied tones that became even more stunning with the addition of color. At the same time, the expanding purview of the British e...
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Art of Paper From the Holy Land to the Americas
ISBN: HB: 9780300246025, Yale University Press, November 2019
184 pp., 22.9x17.8 cm, 113 colour illus.
In the late medieval and Renaissance period, paper transformed society – not only through its role in the invention of print but also in the way it influenced artistic production. "The Art of Paper" tells the history of this medium in the context of...
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