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Seen from Behind Perspectives on the Male Body and Renaissance Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300236552, Yale University Press, October 2018
288 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm , 200 colour and black&white illus.
Renaissance bodies, dressed and undressed, have not lacked attention in art historical literature, but scholarship on the male body has generally concentrated on phallic-oriented masculinity and been connected to issues of patriarchy and power. This...
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£45,00
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Rachel Rose: Wil-o-Wisp The Future Fields Commission
ISBN: PB: 9780300238716, Yale University Press, October 2018
80 pp., 22.9x17.8 cm , 50 colour illus.
Presenting an ambitious new project by Rachel Rose (b. 1986) commissioned jointly by the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo in Turin, this book offers a rare behind-the-scenes perspective on one of the most striking...
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£15,00
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Armenia Art, Religion, and Trade in the Middle Ages
ISBN: HB: 9781588396600, Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 2018
352 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm , 282 colour illus.
As the first people to officially convert to Christianity, Armenians commissioned and produced astonishing religious objects. This sumptuous volume depicts and contextualizes the compelling works of art that defined the rich and complicated culture o...
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£50,00
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Impeachment A Handbook (New Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9780300238266, Yale University Press, October 2018
184 pp., 21x14 cm
Originally published at the height of the Watergate crisis and reissued in 1998, two months before the second impeachment of a U.S. president, Charles Black's "Impeachment" became the premier guide to the subject of presidential impeachment. Now thor...
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£7,00
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Serious Play Design in Midcentury America
ISBN: HB: 9780300234220, Yale University Press, October 2018
256 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm , 153 colour illus., 51 black&white illus.
This spirited volume shows how postwar designers embraced whimsy and eclecticism in their work, exploring playfulness as an essential construct of modernity. Following World War II, Americans began accumulating more and more goods, spurring a transfo...
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£40,00
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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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£25,00
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Condition of Being Here Drawings by Jasper Johns
ISBN: HB: 9780300229301, Yale University Press, October 2018
120 pp., 24.1x18.4 cm , 45 colour illus.
Jasper Johns (b. 1930) has been a leading advocate of drawing as an artistic genre in its own right, rather than as a preparatory medium for other works. This catalogue gathers nearly 40 of Johns's drawings, spanning 60 years of his illustrious caree...
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£20,00
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Peace at Last A Portrait of Armistice Day, 11 November 1918
ISBN: HB: 9780300233384, Yale University Press, October 2018
296 pp., 21.6x14 cm , 24 black&white illus.
November 11, 2018, marks the centenary of the armistice signed between the Allies and Germany ending World War I. While the events of the war and its legacy are much discussed, this is the first book to focus solely on the day itself, examining how t...
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£18,00
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Bruegel's Winter Scenes Historians and Art Historians in Dialogue
ISBN: HB: 9780300236927, Mercatorfonds, October 2018
352 pp., 30x24.1 cm , 310 colour illus.
This focused volume presents a deep exploration and new interpretations of the winter paintings of Pieter Bruegel the Elder (ca. 1525-1569). By applying new methodological approaches and interdisciplinary research to these masterpieces of Flemish Ren...
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£50,00
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When Christians Were Jews The First Generation
ISBN: HB: 9780300190519, Yale University Press, October 2018
272 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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