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John Singer Sargent The Complete Paintings Cumulative Index to Volumes I-IX
ISBN: HB: 9780300219203, Yale University Press, November 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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James Tissot
ISBN: HB: 9783791359199, Prestel Publishing, October 2019
320 pp., 30.5x24 cm, 275 colour and black&white illus.
James Tissot is best known for his paintings of fashionable women and society life in the late 19th century. Born in Nantes, France, he trained at the ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris where he befriended James McNeill Whistler and Edgar Degas. Tissot's...
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Jasper Johns Catalogue Raisonne of Drawings
ISBN: HB: 9780300229349, Yale University Press, November 2018
1888 pp., 30.5x24.8 cm, 870 colour illus.
Six decades of both iconic and intimate works by Jasper Johns (b. 1930), who is still producing at the age of 88, are given their full due in this magnificent multi-volume publication. Featuring exquisite full-page illustrations of all 813 known draw...
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Justinianic Mosaics of Hagia Sophia and Their Aftermath
ISBN: HB: 9780884024231, Harvard University Press, December 2017
378 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 246 colour illus., 44 halftones
The architectural jewel of Constantinople is the church of Hagia Sophia (Holy Wisdom), constructed 532-537 CE. Although the edifice built by Justinian remains almost intact, only some of its original mosaics survive. In the first comprehensive study,...
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John Graham Maverick Modernist
ISBN: FLEXI: 9783791356082, Prestel Publishing, May 2017
176 pp., 29x24 cm, 130 colour illus., 40 black&white illus.
This monograph explores how John Graham became an influential figure in American painting and discusses the development of his distinctly American approach to art-making. John Graham was an American Modernist and figurative painter. He was a mentor...
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Joseph Beuys
ISBN: PB: 9781780237350, Reaktion Books, March 2017
192 pp., 20x13 cm, 25 illus.
Joseph Beuys is arguably the most important and most controversial German artist of the late twentieth century, not least because his persona is interwoven with Germany's fascist past. This book illuminates two defining threads in Beuys's life and ar...
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Japanese Zen Buddhism and the Impossible Painting
ISBN: PB: 9781606065129, Getty Publications, February 2017
80 pp., 25x15 cm
Zen art poses a conundrum. On the one hand, Zen Buddhism emphasizes the concept of emptiness, which among other things asserts that form is empty, that all phenomena in the world are illusory. On the other hand, a prodigious amount of artwork has bee...
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J. Lockwood Kipling Bombay, the Punjab, South Kensington
ISBN: HB: 9780300221596, Yale University Press, January 2017
602 pp., 28x21.6 cm, 700 colour illus., 37 black&white illus.
John Lockwood Kipling (1837-1911) started his career as an architectural sculptor at the South Kensington Museum (today the Victoria and Albert Museum). Much of his life, however, was spent in British India, where his son Rudyard was born. He taught...
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Jorn + Munch
ISBN: HB: 9780300226584, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, November 2016
240 pp., 26.7x22.9 cm, 150 colour and black&white illus.
"Jorn + Munch" is the first publication to examine the enduring impact Edvard Munch (1863-1944) had on Asger Jorn (1914-1973). In Munch's later works, Danish artist Jorn discovered an artist with a direct, spontaneous, and raw form of expression. Alr...
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John Singer Sargent and the Art of Allusion
ISBN: HB: 9780300219302, Yale University Press, October 2016
224 pp., 28x22.9 cm, 120 colour illus., 30 black&white illus.
A revealing, interdisciplinary exploration of the brilliant visual quotations in the work of the celebrated grand-manner portraitist The work of portraitist John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) has come to epitomize the glamour and anxiety of his age. In...
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