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Cao Jun Hymns to Nature
ISBN: PB: 9781892850300, University of Chicago Press, McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, November 2019
125 pp., 35.6x30.5 cm, 64 colour plates, 8 halftones
No contemporary artist has succeeded so thoroughly in blending classical Chinese art and modern abstract art as Cao Jun, who has exhibited widely in China, as well as at the Louvre. Accompanying an exhibition at the McMullen Museum of Art, Boston Col...
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£26,50
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William Trost Richards Hieroglyphs of Landscape
ISBN: PB: 9781892850393, University of Chicago Press, McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, November 2019
215 pp., 30.4x25.4 cm, 277 colour plates
This catalog accompanies the first monographic examination of the art of William Trost Richards in Boston. The exhibition, presented at the McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College, features oil paintings, watercolors, and drawings, including many ra...
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£28,00
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Eaglemania Collecting Japanese Art in Gilded Age America
ISBN: PB: 9781892850348, University of Chicago Press, McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, March 2019
165 pp., 30.4x25.4 cm, 85 colour plates, 40 halftones
"Eaglemania" celebrates Boston College's mascot, a monumental Japanese bronze eagle, following its recent conservation and return to view. Donated in the 1950s by the estate of diplomat and collector Larz Anderson (1866-1937) and his wife, Isabel (18...
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£27,00
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Carrie Mae Weems Strategies of Engagement
ISBN: PB: 9781892850331, University of Chicago Press, McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, October 2018
225 pp., 30.5x25.4 cm, 115 colour plates, 30 halftones
Few American artists today are creating work as striking and politically charged as Carrie Mae Weems".Carrie Mae Weems: Strategies of Engagement" explores a unique body of aesthetically powerful work that is particularly relevant in the context of cu...
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£30,00
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Nature's Mirror Reality and Symbol in Belgian Landscape
ISBN: PB: 9781892850294, University of Chicago Press, 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, University of Chicago Press, 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, University of Chicago Press, 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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£26,50
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Arts and Crafts Movement Making It Irish
ISBN: PB: 9781892850256, University of Chicago Press, 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, University of Chicago Press, 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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£26,50
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Roman in the Provinces Art on the Periphery of Empire
ISBN: PB: 9781892850225, University of Chicago Press, 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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£37,50
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