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Asian Modern, Volume I
ISBN: PB: 9789811406072, Prestel Publishing, National Gallery Singapore, December 2019
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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£28,00
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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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£45,00
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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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£35,00
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A-Z of Modern Southeast Asian Art
ISBN: PB: 9789811147258, Prestel Publishing, National Gallery Singapore, November 2019
176 pp., 23.5x17.5 cm, colour and black&white illus.
What is modern Southeast Asian art? This introduction is a starting point for readers to explore this rich but often overlooked subject. Conceived for the general reader, "An A-Z of Modern Southeast Asian Art" features 80 bite-sized accounts of the k...
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£21,00
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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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£30,00
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Alonso Berruguete First Sculptor of Renaissance Spain
ISBN: HB: 9780300248319, Yale University Press, September 2019
244 pp., 30.5x24.1 cm, 175 colour and black&white illus.
Alonso Berruguete (c. 1488-1561) revolutionized the arts of Renaissance Spain with a dramatic style of sculpture that reflected the decade or more he had spent in Italy while young. Trained as a painter, he traveled to Italy around 1506, where he int...
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£40,00
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Art Lover's Guide to Japanese Museums
ISBN: PB: 9780956800770, Yale University Press, August 2019
272 pp., 24.1x16.5 cm, 330 colour illus.
"The Art Lover's Guide to Japanese Museums" is a personal introduction to more than 100 of Japan's most distinctive and inspiring museums. In-depth information is given about each venue, including about its creation, collection, and highlights. Organ...
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£24,95
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Awaken A Tibetan Buddhist Journey Toward Enlightenment
ISBN: PB: 9780300244656, Yale University Press, July 2019
252 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 230 colour and black&white illus.
Encouraging personal engagement with Tibetan Buddhism, this dynamic book presents spectacular Himalayan art and explores the philosophical tenets encoded in its imagery. Taking as its theme the universally accessible experience of Awakening, the book...
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£35,00
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Arshile Gorky: 1904-1948
ISBN: HB: 9783906915340, DAP, Hauser & Wirth Publishers, July 2019
240 pp., 29.2x26 cm, 118 colour illus.
Not for sale in Estonia! Armenian American artist Arshile Gorky (c. 1904-1948) made his first mature works in New York City in the mid-1920s, by which point the traumatic history of the 20th century had already made him a genocide survivor and an e...
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£50,00
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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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