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Edward S. Curtis Events Beyond Words
ISBN: HB: 9783791357300, Prestel Publishing, June 2021
240 pp., 29x23 cm, 250 colour illus.
Featuring iconic and rarely seen images from the foremost photographer of North America's Native peoples, together with a rich selection of rare ephemera, this retrospective is an extensive and in-depth study of Edward Curtis's pioneering work. Edwa...
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£39,99
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Equivalents Photographs by Scott Mead
ISBN: HB: 9783791386553, Prestel Publishing, April 2021
128 pp., 24x24 cm, 126 colour illus.
In "Above the Clouds", Scott Mead contemplated the endless horizons outside of a plane's window. Now he turns his gaze back to earth, where the view is just as extraordinary. Inspired by William Eggleston, Mead's former teacher, this series of paired...
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£35,00
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Ai Weiwei Resetting Memories
ISBN: PB: 9788417047931, Prestel Publishing, Editorial RM, March 2021
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, March 2021
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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Magnetic North Imagining Canada in Painting 1910-1940
ISBN: HB: 9783791359946, Prestel Publishing, March 2021
280 pp., 27.5x23.5 cm, 140 colour illus.
The early decades of the 20th century were marked by artistic, economic, and social transformation in Canada and around the world. Starting in Toronto, a group of young modern artists, including Tom Thomson and Lawren S. Harris, and Emily Carr in Bri...
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£45,00
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Eduardo Arroyo Artist Book
ISBN: HB: 9788417048884, Prestel Publishing, La Fabrica, March 2021
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, March 2021
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, March 2021
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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Humboldt Forum in the Berlin Palace
ISBN: HB: 9783791358376, Prestel Publishing, March 2021
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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Made in Rome Residencies at the Spanish Academy in Rome, 2015-2016
ISBN: PB: 9788416248926, Prestel Publishing, La Fabrica, March 2021
200 pp., 24x17 cm, colour and black&white illus.
This publication, which accompanies the exhibition of the same name, curated by Manuel Blanco, brings together the projects made by the artists and researchers in residency at the Spanish Academy in Rome during the year 2015-2016. The works are expla...
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£19,50
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