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Bruegel's Winter Scenes Historians and Art Historians in Dialogue
ISBN: HB: 9780300236927, Mercatorfonds, October 2018
352 pp., 30x24.1 cm, 310 colour illus.
This focused volume presents a deep exploration and new interpretations of the winter paintings of Pieter Bruegel the Elder (ca. 1525-1569). By applying new methodological approaches and interdisciplinary research to these masterpieces of Flemish Ren...
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£50,00
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Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker Rosas 2007-2017
ISBN: HB: 9780300236873, Mercatorfonds, October 2018
256 pp., 33.5x24.1 cm, 200 colour illus.
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker (b. 1960) is a renowned Belgian choreographer who over nearly four decades has created a legendary and internationally lauded oeuvre, a continuous exploration of the relationship between dance and music that borrows formal...
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£45,00
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Luluwa Central African Art Between Heaven and Earth
ISBN: HB: 9780300222487, Mercatorfonds, June 2018
240 pp., 30.5x25.4 cm, 175 colour illus., 25 black&white illus.
Living in the region between the Lubudi and Kasai rivers in south central Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Luluwa people are known for their elaborately carved male and female figure sculptures, masks, and decorative arts. Constantine Petridis d...
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£75,00
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Adel Abdessemed Otchi Tchiornie / L'Antidote
ISBN: PB: 9780300236880, Mercatorfonds, June 2018
256 pp., 27.5x21 cm, 85 colour illus.
The Algerian-born French artist Adel Abdessemed (b. 1971) works in a wide variety of media including animation, installation, performance, sculpture, and video; through his art he addresses contemporary themes and he reflects the bleak picture of the...
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£35,00
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NAGA Awe-Inspiring Beauty
ISBN: HB: 9780300233254, Mercatorfonds, April 2018
432 pp., 33x25.4 cm, 320 colour illus., 260 black&white illus.
Taking an approach that is equal parts anthropological and art historical, this lavishly illustrated volume offers a rare look at the art, artifacts, and culture of the Naga people, an ethnic group spanning several tribes native to northeastern India...
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Nicolas Schoffer Space, Light, Time
ISBN: HB: 9780300233247, Mercatorfonds, April 2018
240 pp., 26.7x24.1 cm, 300 colour and black&white illus.
Hungarian-born French artist Nicolas Schoffer (1912-1992), though relatively unknown today, was during his lifetime a significant presence in the art world. His 1956 piece CYSP 1 is considered the first cybernetic sculpture, making use of motors, mic...
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£40,00
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Van Gogh and Japan
ISBN: HB: 9780300233261, Mercatorfonds, April 2018
200 pp., 29.8x22.9 cm, 200 colour and black&white illus.
Vincent van Gogh's (1853-1890) encounter with Japanese ukiyo-e prints during his time in Paris was decisive for the direction that his art would take in the years to come. He enthusiastically assembled a collection of the prints with the idea of deal...
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£35,00
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Mary Cassatt An American Impressionist in Paris
ISBN: HB: 9780300236521, Mercatorfonds, March 2018
176 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 170 colour illus.
Acclaimed and beloved for her paintings of women and children in intimate, informal settings, Mary Cassatt (1844-1926) was the only American artist to exhibit with the French Impressionists in Paris. Cassatt celebrated women in an age of rapid female...
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AniMystikAKtivist Between Traditional and the Contemporary in African Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300233230, Mercatorfonds, March 2018
128 pp., 26.7x24.1 cm, 250 colour illus.
South African-born Belgian artist Kendell Geers changed his date of birth to MAY 1968 as a performance, effectively giving birth to himself as a work of art. His artistic practice weaves together African animism, European mysticism, and socio-politic...
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William Kentridge Smoke, Ashes, Fable
ISBN: HB: 9780300230253, Mercatorfonds, October 2017
224 pp., 30.5x25.4 cm, 300 colour illus.
The well-known South African artist William Kentridge (b. 1955) has become famous for his time-lapse animation movies and installations, as well as his activities as an opera and theater director. This book offers a unique selection of Kentridge's wo...
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