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Nature's Mirror Reality and Symbol in Belgian Landscape
ISBN: PB: 9781892850294, McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, September 2017
225 pp., 30.4x25.4 cm, 105 colour plates, 75 halftones
Since the Renaissance, art in Belgium and the Netherlands has been known for its innovations in realistic representation and its fluency in symbolism. New market forces and artistic concerns fueled the development of landscape as an independent genre...
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£30,00
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Beyond Words Illuminated Manuscripts in Boston Collections
ISBN: PB: 9781892850287, McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, February 2017
378 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm, 325 colour plates
"Beyond Words" accompanies a collaborative exhibition at the McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College; Harvard University's Houghton Library; and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Featuring illuminated manuscripts from nineteen Boston-area instituti...
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£49,00
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Rafael Soriano The Artist as Mystic / El artista como mistico
ISBN: PB: 9781892850270, McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, February 2017
200 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm, 90 colour plates, 50 figures
Cuban painter Rafael Soriano (1920-2015) was an acclaimed master of geometric abstraction and a global figure in the twentieth-century art world – his work resonated with such international artists of Latin American origin as Roberto Matta, Rufino Ta...
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£26,00
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Arts and Crafts Movement Making It Irish
ISBN: PB: 9781892850256, McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, February 2016
250 pp., 30.5x25.4 cm, 150 colour plates, 75 halftones
This volume, which accompanies an exhibition at the McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College, offers the first comprehensive look at the Irish dimension of the international Arts and Crafts movement. The exhibition celebrates the centenary of one of...
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£34,00
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John La Farge and the Recovery of the Sacred
ISBN: PB: 9781892850249, McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, August 2015
150 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm, 75 colour plates, 100 halftones
This collection offers a new look at American artist John La Farge (1835-1910) and his lifelong efforts to visualize the sacred. Most clearly reflected in his ecclesiastical paintings and stained glass windows, the latter of which appear in churches...
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£26,00
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Roman in the Provinces Art on the Periphery of Empire
ISBN: PB: 9781892850225, McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, August 2014
300 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 75 colour plates, 125 halftones
This beautifully illustrated volume presents new ways of thinking about the concept of "being Roman" – with a particular emphasis on the way people in the provinces and on the periphery of the empire reacted to the state of being a Roman subject. Acc...
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£37,00
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Courbet Mapping Realism
ISBN: PB: 9781892850218, McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, October 2013
130 pp., 22.6x15.2 cm, 35 colour plates, 25 halftones
Gustave Courbet (1819-1877) was a French artist whose work heralded the realist movement of the nineteenth century and his paintings have had a profound influence on other artists from around the world, including Claude Monet, James McNeill Whistler,...
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£30,00
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Pamphilj and the Arts Patronage and Consumption in Baroque Rome
ISBN: PB: 9781892850171, McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, July 2011
200 pp., 30.5x21.5 cm, 101 halftones, 15 colour illus.
In September 1644 the election of Pope Innocent X Pamphilj catapulted his family to the height of Roman society. From that moment on, the Pamphilj became active patrons of the arts, which were harnessed as the visual expression of the family's new id...
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£34,00
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Mystic Masque Semblance and Reality in Georges Rouault, 1871-1958
ISBN: PB: 9781892850140, McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, September 2008
600 pp., 30.5x20.3 cm, 200 colour and halftone plates
In the fifty years since Georges Rouault's death, his paintings have fallen from the heights of popularity in the 1940s and 50s to the depths of neglect in recent years. The publication of "Mystic Masque", which accompanies an exhibition of the same...
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£60,00
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Pollock Matters
ISBN: PB: 9781892850133, McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, November 2007
178 pp., 28x28 cm, 282 colour plates
Legendary abstract expressionist painter Jackson Pollock (1912-1956) is most famous for the frenetic, highly textured works created through his trademark "drip" technique in which he poured paint from its can directly onto the canvas. "Pollock Matter...
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£41,00
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