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Collecting Inspiration Edward C. Moore at Tiffany & Co.
ISBN: HB: 9781588396907, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 2020
320 pp., 27.9x22.8 cm, 275 colour illus.
Edward C. Moore (1827-1891) was the creative leader who brought unparalleled originality and success to Tiffany & Co. during the late 19th century. A silversmith, designer, and prodigious collector, Moore sought out exceptional objects from around th...
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About Time Fashion and Duration
ISBN: HB: 9781588396884, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, May 2020
304 pp., 33x24.1 cm, 200 colour illus.
Fashion not only reflects and represents the spirit of the times, it also changes and develops with the times. "About Time" takes as its starting point the 1870s – when major developments in the establishment of standard time shifted the measurement...
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Making The Met, 1870-2020
ISBN: HB: 9781588397096, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, April 2020
278 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 275 colour and black&white illus.
Published to celebrate the Museum's 150th anniversary, "Making The Met" examines the institution's evolution from an idea – that art can elevate anyone who has access to it – to one of the most beloved encyclopedic collections in the world. Focusing...
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Gerhard Richter Painting After All
ISBN: HB: 9781588396853, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, March 2020
280 pp., 26.6x24.1 cm, 230 colour illus.
Over the course of his acclaimed 60-year career, Gerhard Richter (b. 1932) has employed both representation and abstraction as a means of reckoning with the legacy, collective memory, and national sensibility of post–Second World War Germany, in both...
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Photography's Last Century The Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee Collection
ISBN: HB: 9781588397089, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, March 2020
184 pp., 27.9x23.4 cm, 134 colour illus.
Beginning with Paul Strand's landmark "From the Viaduct" in 1916 and continuing through the present day, "Photography's Last Century" examines defining moments in the history of the medium. Featuring nearly 100 masterworks, it includes both rare and...
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How to Read Buddhist Art
ISBN: PB: 9781588396730, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, January 2020
176 pp., 26.7x20.3 cm, 200 colour illus.
For more than 2,000 years, sublime works of art have been created to embody essential aspects of Buddhist thought, which developed and evolved as its practice spread from India to East Asia and beyond. "How to Read Buddhist Art" introduces this compl...
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Sahel Art and Empires on the Shores of the Sahara
ISBN: HB: 9781588396877, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, January 2020
288 pp., 27.9x22.8 cm, 300 colour illus.
This groundbreaking volume examines the extraordinary artistic and cultural traditions of the African region known as the Sahel ("shore" in Arabic), a vast area on the southern edge of the Sahara Desert that includes present-day Senegal, Mauritania,...
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In Pursuit of Fashion The Sandy Schreier Collection
ISBN: HB: 9781588396969, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, December 2019
204 pp., 33x23.5 cm, 174 colour illus.
This handsome volume explores the modern discipline of fashion collecting, presenting remarkable works from one of the greatest private collection of 20th-century costume. This group of clothing and accessories, assembled over several decades by Sand...
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Making Marvels Science and Splendor at the Courts of Europe
ISBN: HB: 9781588396778, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, November 2019
320 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 320 colour illus.
At once beautiful works of art and technological wonders, the objects featured in "Making Marvels" demonstrate how European royalty from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment signaled their status through their collections of ingeniously crafted inven...
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Renaissance of Etching
ISBN: HB: 9781588396495, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, November 2019
304 pp., 26.7x22.9 cm, 237 colour illus.
The etching of images on metal, originally used as a method for decorating armor, was first employed as a printmaking technique at the end of the 15th century. This in-depth study explores the origins of the etched print, its evolution from decorativ...
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