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As Seen Exhibitions That Made Architecture and Design History
ISBN: PB: 9780300228625, A+D Series, November 2017
176 pp., 24.8x17.6 cm, 150 colour illus., 50 black&white illus.
Exhibitions have long played a crucial role in defining disciplinary histories. This fascinating volume examines the impact of eleven groundbreaking architecture and design exhibitions held between 1956 and 2006, revealing how they have shaped contem...
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£30,00
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Revoliutsiia! Demonstratsiia! Soviet Art Put to the Test
ISBN: HB: 9780300225716, A+D Series, July 2017
368 pp., 30.5x24.1 cm, 430 colour and black&white illus.
Groundbreaking new insight into a rich spectrum of early Soviet art and its spaces of display. Published on the centenary of the Russian Revolution, this landmark book gathers information from the forefront of current research in early Soviet art, p...
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£45,00
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Gauguin Artist as Alchemist
ISBN: HB: 9780300217018, A+D Series, July 2017
320 pp., 30.5x24.1 cm, 404 colour illus.
An unprecedented exploration of Gauguin's works in various media, from works on paper to clay and furniture. Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) was a creative force above and beyond his legendary work as a painter. Surveying the full scope of his career-spann...
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£45,00
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Zhang Peili Record. Repeat.
ISBN: HB: 9780300226225, A+D Series, June 2017
96 pp., 27.3x20.3 cm, 60 colour illus.
Considered the first Chinese artist to work in video, Zhang Peili (b. 1957) manipulates perspective, close-ups, and framing to create astonishing recordings of banal repeated actions, such as breaking glass, reading, washing, shaving, and blowing bub...
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£20,00
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Paintings at the Art Institute of Chicago Highlights of the Collection
ISBN: HB: 9780300225723, A+D Series, May 2017
176 pp., 27.9x27.9 cm, 170 colour illus.
An updated selection of key paintings at the Art Institute of Chicago, featuring works from around the globe and dating from ancient Egypt to the present day. The Art Institute of Chicago, one of the most beloved and important museums in the world,...
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American Silver in the Art Institute of Chicago
ISBN: HB: 9780300222364, A+D Series, February 2017
224 pp., 30.5x24.1 cm, 151 black&white illus., 196 colour illus.
The history of American silver offers invaluable insights into the economic and cultural history of the nation itself. Published here for the first time, the Art Institute of Chicago's superb collection embodies innovation and beauty from the colonia...
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£40,00
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Aleksandr Zhitomirsky Photomontage as a Weapon of World War II and the Cold War
ISBN: HB: 9780300219180, A+D Series, January 2017
368 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm, 300 colour illus.
The first comprehensive study in English of the Soviet propaganda artist Aleksandr Zhitomirsky, who conceived and deployed his striking photomontages as a political weapon The leading Russian propaganda artist Aleksandr Zhitomirsky (1907-1993) made p...
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£45,00
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Neapolitan Creche at the Art Institute of Chicago
ISBN: HB: 9780300222357, A+D Series, November 2016
176 pp., 30.5x24.1 cm, 250 colour illus.
The 18th-century Neapolitan creche at the Art Institute of Chicago, which contains over 200 figures arranged in a panorama of street life, represents the pinnacle of a rich artistic heritage. This luxurious catalogue is the first to study the creche...
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£30,00
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Journeys from Xanadu Asian Jewelry and Ritual Objects from the Barbara and David Kipper Collection
ISBN: HB: 9780300214840, A+D Series, July 2016
272 pp., 30.5x24.1 cm, 300 colour illus.
This book commemorates the remarkable gift of over 400 works from the collection of Barbara and David Kipper to the Art Institute of Chicago. These outstanding pieces of jewelry and ritual objects from across Asia offer a material record of vanishing...
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£45,00
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Van Dyck, Rembrandt, and the Portrait Print
ISBN: HB: 9780300218824, A+D Series, May 2016
112 pp., 25.4x22.9 cm, 65 colour illus.
In the last decade of his life, Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641) undertook a printmaking project that changed the conventions of portraiture. In a series later named the Iconography, he portrayed artists alongside kings, courtiers, and diplomats-a radica...
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