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publishers’ Eastern and Central European representation

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Jewelry The Body Transformed
ISBN: HB: 9781588396501, Metropolitan Museum of Art, November 2018
272 pp., 25.4x22.9 cm, 300 colour illus.
As an art form, jewelry is defined primarily through its connection to and interaction with the body – extending it, amplifying it, accentuating it, distorting it, concealing it, or transforming it. But how is the meaning of jewelry bound to the body...
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£40,00
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Armenia Art, Religion, and Trade in the Middle Ages
ISBN: HB: 9781588396600, Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 2018
352 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 282 colour illus.
As the first people to officially convert to Christianity, Armenians commissioned and produced astonishing religious objects. This sumptuous volume depicts and contextualizes the compelling works of art that defined the rich and complicated culture o...
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£50,00
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Palmyra Mirage in the Desert
ISBN: PB: 9781588396310, Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 2018
160 pp., 25.4x20 cm, 150 colour and black&white illus.
In this important and timely publication, top international scholars present current research and developments about the art, archaeology, and history of the ancient city of Palmyra, a UNESCO World Heritage site located in Syria. Palmyra became tragi...
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£25,00
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Art of Native America The Charles and Valerie Diker Collection
ISBN: HB: 9781588396624, Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 2018
272 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm, 200 colour illus.
This landmark publication presents Native American art within the broader context of American art history, through an examination of notable works from a major private collection. The insightful texts provide a new evaluation of the art, culture, and...
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£40,00
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American Art Pottery The Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection
ISBN: HB: 9781588395962, Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 2018
384 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 420 colour illus.
During the height of the Arts and Crafts era in Europe and the United States, from the late 1800s until World War I, American ceramics were transformed from industrially produced ornamental and table wares to aesthetically and technologically innovat...
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£50,00
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Everything Is Connected Art and Conspiracy
ISBN: HB: 9781588396594, Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 2018
272 pp., 26.7x22.9 cm, 222 colour illus.
Shaped by events such as the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the Vietnam War, Watergate, the Iran-Contra affair, and 9/11, conspiracy theories have flourished and influenced our collective worldview. This provocative book examines how artists from...
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£40,00
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How to Read Islamic Calligraphy
ISBN: PB: 9781588396303, Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 2018
156 pp., 26.7x20.3 cm, 141 colour illus.
"How to Read Islamic Calligraphy" explores the preeminence of the written word as a means of creative expression throughout the Islamic world. Aimed at a general audience, the book introduces all five major Islamic calligraphic script types, demonstr...
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£18,00
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Delacroix
ISBN: HB: 9781588396518, Metropolitan Museum of Art, September 2018
336 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm, 288 colour illus.
Eugene Delacroix (1798-1863) created extraordinary paintings that were known for their dynamic color, brushwork, and movement as well as their original subject matter. This in-depth monograph, written by French and American experts, examines Delacroi...
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£50,00
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My Soul Has Grown Deep Black Art from the American South
ISBN: HB: 9781588396099, Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 2018
240 pp., 25.4x22.9 cm, 200 colour illus.
A celebration of contemporary art by self-taught Black Southern artists. This book examines the art-historical significance of a major group of self-taught artists from the American South. "My Soul Has Grown Deep" features works by Black painters an...
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£25,00
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Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art Ancient Glass
ISBN: PB: 9781588396815, Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 2018
352 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 547 colour and black&white illus.
The Cesnola Collection of antiquities from Cyprus preserves the island's artistic traditions from prehistoric through Roman times and represents the first large group of ancient Mediterranean works to enter the museum's collection. This catalogue, wh...
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£90,00
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