art, academic and non-fiction books
publishers’ Eastern and Central European representation

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Rembrandt's Orient West Meets East in Dutch Art of the 17th Century
ISBN: HB: 9783791359632, Prestel Publishing, August 2020
264 pp., 30x24 cm, 266 colour illus.
In the 17th century, Amsterdam was a vibrant hub of the burgeoning European trade with Asia, Africa, and the Levant, importing copious amounts of foreign items that powerfully stimulated the imagination of numerous Dutch artists. This was notably the...
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£39,99
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Ai Weiwei Resetting Memories
ISBN: PB: 9788417047931, Prestel Publishing, Editorial RM, July 2020
264 pp., 22x16 cm, 132 colour and black&white illus.
For his exhibition at Mexico City's MUAC, Ai Weiwei (born 1957) addressed two national traumas: the destruction of cultural heritage during China's Communist Revolution and the murder of 43 students in Mexico. These are represented respectively by a...
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£22,00
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Ancient Thai Beads From U-Thong to Dvaravati
ISBN: HB: 9786167339887, Prestel Publishing, River Books, July 2020
220 pp., 22.2x17.5 cm, colour and black&white illus.
In the pre-historic period in the archaeology of Thailand, beads are among the most exciting finds. Easily transportable, hard and durable, one bead can provide a mass of information. Usually found as part of grave assemblages, the quantity of beads...
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£35,00
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Asian Modern, Volume I
ISBN: PB: 9789811406072, Prestel Publishing, National Gallery Singapore, July 2020
450 pp., 23.5x17.5 cm, colour and black&white illus.
John Clark's magisterial "The Asian Modern" reconstructs the notion of art and its historiography. Writing the history of the Asian modern through the social life of artists, he generates a new paradigm for the narration of art. Both volumes meticulo...
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£28,00
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Do Ho Suh Works on Paper at STPI
ISBN: HB: 9783791359090, Prestel Publishing, July 2020
304 pp., 39.4x29 cm, 275 colour and black&white illus.
A sculptor and installation artist, Do Ho Suh is best known for his full-scale fabric works in which he meticulously reimagines the architectural space of his past homes. Recently, Suh has turned to print and paper as a new medium to channel and re-c...
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£75,00
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Eduardo Arroyo Artist Book
ISBN: HB: 9788417048884, Prestel Publishing, La Fabrica, July 2020
68 pp., 32.5x24.5 cm, 41 colour and black&white illus.
On this occasion, La Fabrica's exquisite, big-format series of Artist Books presents a selection of works by the famous Spanish artist Eduardo Arroyo, a key author in Narrative Figuration, Neo-figurative art and pop art. In the early 1960s, his work...
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£31,00
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Graciela Iturbide
ISBN: HB: 9788417047696, Prestel Publishing, Editorial RM, July 2020
292 pp., 24.8x21.8 cm, 188 colour and black&white illus.
Graciela Iturbide (Mexico City, 1942) is the most recognized photographer in Latin America and the only in the region to hold the Hasselblad Photography Award. The succes of his visual language probably lies in a special sensibility, a great visual e...
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£48,00
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Guardians of Memory
ISBN: HB: 9788417048594, Prestel Publishing, La Fabrica, July 2020
196 pp., 28x22 cm, colour and black&white illus.
"Guardians of Memory" explores the tradition of the Panzudos Mercedarios, mystical creatures that every 22nd of September flood the streets of La Merced district in San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas (Mexico), announcing the festivities of Our Lady...
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£31,00
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Hermitage Cookbook Symbols. Traditions. Recipes
ISBN: HB: 9785912083266, Prestel Publishing, Arca, July 2020
320 pp., 21.5x20.5 cm, 410 colour and black&white illus.
"The Hermitage Cookbook" is a hymn to the unity of material world seen through the prism of art, literature, ethnographic observations and historical documents. The book covers a wide range of culinary recipes – ancient, national, family and royal. A...
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£29,99
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Humboldt Forum in the Berlin Palace
ISBN: HB: 9783791358376, Prestel Publishing, July 2020
248 pp., 32x24 cm, 150 colour and black&white illus.
The 2019 opening of the Humboldt Forum heralds a massive achievement in cultural understanding. Bringing together more than 20,000 objects and designed to offer diverse exhibitions, events, and venues, this enormous complex will use state-of-the-art...
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£45,00
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