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Whitney Biennial 2019
ISBN: PB: 9780300242751, Yale University Press, August 2019
320 pp., 26x20 cm, 500 colour illus., 85 black&white illus.
Since its introduction in 1932, the Whitney Biennial – the Museum's signature exhibition – has charted new developments in contemporary art. The 2019 Biennial is curated by members of the museum's curatorial staff Rujeko Hockley and Jane Panetta, wel...
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I Do Not Know What It Is I Am Like The Art of Bill Viola
ISBN: PB: 9780300244755, Yale University Press, July 2019
192 pp., 27.3x22.9 cm, 125 colour illus.
Bill Viola (b. 1951) is one of today's premier video installation artists whose apparently straightforward imagery belies a decades-long investigation into the human imagination and its various states of consciousness. This unique and accessible guid...
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Mr. Smith Goes to China Three Scots in the Making of Britain's Global Empire
ISBN: PB: 9780300236088, Yale University Press, July 2019
256 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 black&white illus.
This book delves into the lives of three Scottish private traders – George Smith of Bombay, George Smith of Canton, and George Smith of Madras – and uses them as lenses through which to explore the inner workings of Britain's imperial expansion and g...
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Gauguin Portraits
ISBN: HB: 9780300242737, Yale University Press, June 2019
260 pp., 30.5x24.1 cm, 170 colour and black&white illus.
Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) broke with accepted conventions and challenged audiences to expand their understanding of visual expression. Nowhere is this phenomenon more evident than in his portraits, a genre he remained engaged with throughout all phase...
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Jabotinsky A Life
ISBN: PB: 9780300244380, ISBN: HB: 9780300136623, Yale University Press, May 2019
224 pp., 21x14.6 cm
Vladimir Jabotinsky (1880-1940) was a man of huge paradoxes and contradictions and is one of the most misunderstood Zionist political leaders – a first-rate novelist, a celebrated Russian journalist, and founder of the branch of Zionism now headed by...
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Power of Color Five Centuries of European Painting
ISBN: PB: 9780300237191, Yale University Press, May 2019
312 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 204 colour illus., 8 black&white illus.
This expansive study of color illuminates the substance, context, and meaning of five centuries of European painting. Between the mid-15th and the mid-19th centuries, the materials of painting remained remarkably unchanged, but innovations in their u...
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Mark Rothko Toward Clarity
ISBN: HB: 9780300243758, Yale University Press, April 2019
184 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 100 colour illus.
While Mark Rothko (1903-1970) has long been considered a preeminent figure in 20th-century art, few publications have examined his work within the broader context of Western art, even though Rothko himself continuously sought it out as inspiration. R...
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Forecasting An Essential Introduction
ISBN: PB: 9780300244663, Yale University Press, April 2019
232 pp., 21.6x14 cm, 10 black&white illus.
Making accurate predictions about the economy has always been difficult, as F. A. Hayek noted when accepting his Nobel Prize in economics, but today forecasters have to contend with increasing complexity and unpredictable feedback loops. In this acce...
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Sea Star Sean Scully at the National Gallery
ISBN: PB: 9781857096453, National Gallery London, April 2019
128 pp., 30.5x24.4 cm, 50 colour illus.
Sean Scully (b.1945) is an Irish-born, American-based painter and printmaker, best known for his monumental oil paintings which draw on the traditions of Abstract Expressionism. This beautiful catalogue showcases a new body of work inspired by the...
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Matilda Empress, Queen, Warrior
ISBN: HB: 9780300227253, Yale University Press, March 2019
296 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 21 black&white illus.
Matilda was a daughter, wife, and mother. But she was also empress, heir to the English crown – the first woman ever to hold the position – and an able military general. This new biography explores Matilda's achievements as military and political le...
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