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Joel Shapiro Plaster, Paper, Wood, and Wire
ISBN: HB: 9780300233865, Yale University Press, October 2020
80 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm, 50 colour illus.
American artist Joel Shapiro (b. 1941) is best known for his monumental wood and metal sculptures of abstracted human forms. Less familiar, however, is his work in a variety of other media – particularly plaster, which Shapiro has turned to repeatedl...
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£40,00
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Growing Up with the Country Family, Race, and Nation After the Civil War
ISBN: PB: 9780300248395, ISBN: HB: 9780300180527, Yale University Press, January 2020
256 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 42 black&white illus.
Following the lead of her own ancestors, Kendra Field's epic family history chronicles the westward migration of freedom's first generation in the fifty years after emancipation. Drawing on decades of archival research and family lore within and beyo...
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When Christians Were Jews The First Generation
ISBN: PB: 9780300248401, ISBN: HB: 9780300190519, Yale University Press, September 2019
280 pp., 21x14 cm, 2 black&white illus.
How did a group of charismatic, apocalyptic Jewish missionaries, working to prepare their world for the impending realization of God's promises to Israel, end up inaugurating a movement that would grow into the gentile church? Committed to Jesus's pr...
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Apollo's Muse The Moon in the Age of Photography
ISBN: HB: 9781588396846, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 2019
192 pp., 22.9x22.9 cm, 150 colour and black&white illus.
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, "Apollo's Muse" honors the rich history of photographic representations of the moon, from rarely seen early daguerreotypes to contemporary video art. Engaging and accessible, the book explore...
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£35,00
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Eileen Hogan Personal Geographies
ISBN: PB: 9780300241471, Yale University Press, May 2019
272 pp., 26x21 cm, 320 colour illus.
This visually stunning survey provides an in-depth look at Eileen Hogan's (b. 1946) working methods. Covering her entire career, it focuses particularly on two dominant themes in the artist's oeuvre – enclosed gardens and portraiture. Her depictions...
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£50,00
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Matthew Barney Redoubt
ISBN: PB: 9780300243277, Yale University Press, May 2019
368 pp., 24.4x16.5 cm, 414 colour illus., 8 black&white illus.
"Matthew Barney: Redoubt" is a comprehensive catalogue of the artist's newest project, which centers on a two-hour film that creates a complex portrait of the American landscape by layering classical, cosmological, and American myths about humanity's...
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Class Matters The Strange Career of an American Delusion
ISBN: PB: 9780300244359, ISBN: HB: 9780300221503, Yale University Press, May 2019
304 pp., 21x14 cm
From the decks of the Mayflower straight through to Donald Trump's "American carnage", class has always played a role in American life. In this remarkable work, Steve Fraser twines our nation's past with his own family's history, deftly illustrating...
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Little History of Archaeology
ISBN: PB: 9780300243215, ISBN: HB: 9780300224641, Yale University Press, April 2019
288 pp., 21.6x14 cm, 40 black&white illus.
What is archaeology? The word may bring to mind images of golden pharaohs and lost civilizations, or Neanderthal skulls and Ice Age cave art. Archaeology is all of these, but also far more: the only science to encompass the entire span of human histo...
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£9,99
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£14,99
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American Pre-Raphaelites Radical Realists
ISBN: HB: 9780300242522, Yale University Press, April 2019
312 pp., 26x23.5 cm, 210 colour illus.
Bringing together insights from a distinguished group of scholars, this beautiful book analyzes the history and historiography of the American Pre-Raphaelites, and how the movement made its way from England to America. Led by Thomas Charles Farrer –...
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£45,00
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Sorolla Spanish Master of Light
ISBN: PB: 9781857096422, Yale University Press, National Gallery London, March 2019
264 pp., 27.9x24.8 cm, 200 colour and black&white illus.
Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida (1863-1923) was the leading Spanish painter of his day, world-famous when Picasso was still struggling to establish a name. This sumptuously illustrated book traces Sorolla's career at home and abroad, focusing on more than...
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