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Essential Duchamp
ISBN: PB: 9780300233117, Yale University Press, December 2018
200 pp., 24.8x18.9 cm, 182 colour and black&white illus.
This richly illustrated publication explores the full career of the hugely influential and endlessly fascinating French-American artist Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968). A pioneer whose creative output was predicated on a fundamental questioning of what ar...
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Cezanne's Gravity
ISBN: HB: 9780300232714, Yale University Press, November 2018
296 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 108 colour illus., 18 black&white illus.
A transformative study, freeing the artist from outdated art historical narratives and revealing his work as newly strange again C zanne's Gravity is an ambitious reassessment of the paintings of Paul C zanne (1839-1906). Whereas previous studies hav...
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Enraged Why Violent Times Need Ancient Greek Myths
ISBN: PB: 9780300239966, ISBN: HB: 9780300217377, Yale University Press, October 2018
288 pp., 21x14 cm
Millennia ago, Greek myths exposed the dangers of violent rage and the need for empathy and self-restraint. Homer's "Iliad", Euripides' "Hecuba", and Sophocles' "Ajax" show that anger and vengeance destroy perpetrators and victims alike. Composed bef...
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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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End of the Asian Century War, Stagnation, and the Risks to the World's Most Dynamic Region
ISBN: PB: 9780300239980, ISBN: HB: 9780300212228, Yale University Press, October 2018
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 15 black&white illus.
An urgently needed "risk map" of the many dangers that could derail Asia's growth and stability Since Marco Polo, the West has waited for the "Asian Century". Today, the world believes that Century has arrived. Yet from China's slumping economy to wa...
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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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Frank Stella Unbound Literature and Printmaking
ISBN: HB: 9780300236996, Yale University Press, August 2018
112 pp., 27.9x24.8 cm, 105 colour illus.
Focusing on the vital role of literature in the development of the artistic practice of Frank Stella (b. 1936), this insightful book looks at four transformative series of prints made between 1984 and 1999. Each of these series is named after a liter...
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Great Alignment Race, Party Transformation, and the Rise of Donald Trump
ISBN: HB: 9780300207132, Yale University Press, August 2018
216 pp., 21x14 cm, 17 black&white illus.
Alan I. Abramowitz has emerged as a leading spokesman for the view that our current political divide is not confined to a small group of elites and activists but a key feature of the American social and cultural landscape. The polarization of the pol...
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Lee Lozano Not Working
ISBN: HB: 9780300223279, Yale University Press, July 2018
192 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 108 colour illus., 5 black&white illus.
An illuminating study of an overlooked artist from the 1960s whose work has recently returned to the limelight This is the first in-depth study of the idiosyncratic ten-year career of Lee Lozano (1930-1999), assuring this important artist a key place...
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One Hot Summer Dickens, Darwin, Disraeli, and the Great Stink of 1858
ISBN: PB: 9780300238662, ISBN: HB: 9780300227260, Yale University Press, July 2018
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 28 black&white illus.
While 1858 in London may have been noteworthy for its broiling summer months and the related stench of the sewage-filled Thames River, the year is otherwise little remembered. And yet, historian Rosemary Ashton reveals in this compelling microhistory...
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