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Andy Warhol From A to B and Back Again
ISBN: HB: 9780300236989, Yale University Press, November 2018
384 pp., 30.5x25.4 cm , 485 colour illus., 120 black&white illus.
One of the most emulated and significant figures in modern art, Andy Warhol (1928-1987) rose to fame in the 1960s with his iconic Pop pieces. Warhol expanded the boundaries by which art is defined and created groundbreaking work in a diverse array of...
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£50,00
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Vija Celmins To Fix the Image in Memory
ISBN: HB: 9780300234213, Yale University Press, November 2018
272 pp., 29.5x24.1 cm , 230 colour illus.
Best known for her striking drawings of ocean surfaces, begun in 1968 and revisited over many years both in drawings and paintings, Vija Celmins (b. 1938) has been creating exquisitely detailed renderings of natural imagery for more than five decades...
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Supermarket USA Food and Power in the Cold War Farms Race
ISBN: HB: 9780300232691, Yale University Press, November 2018
288 pp., 21x14 cm , 12 black&white illus.
Supermarkets were invented in the United States, and from the 1940s on they made their way around the world, often explicitly to carry American-style economic culture with them. This innovative history tells us how supermarkets were used as anticommu...
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Jewelry The Body Transformed
ISBN: HB: 9781588396501, Metropolitan Museum of Art, November 2018
272 pp., 25.4x22.9 cm , 300 colour illus.
As an art form, jewelry is defined primarily through its connection to and interaction with the body – extending it, amplifying it, accentuating it, distorting it, concealing it, or transforming it. But how is the meaning of jewelry bound to the body...
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Oscar G. Rejlander Artist Photographer
ISBN: HB: 9780300237092, Yale University Press, November 2018
300 pp., 29.8x24.8 cm , 225 colour and black&white illus.
Oscar G. Rejlander (1813-1875) was a Swedish-born photographer who pioneered the genre of art photography. He is best known for combining negatives to form elaborate allegorical compositions and for his ability to communicate expression through his p...
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Sculptural Seeing Relief, Optics, and the Rise of Perspective in Medieval Italy
ISBN: HB: 9780300232141, Yale University Press, November 2018
240 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm , 36 colour illus., 100 black&white illus.
Although perspective has long been considered one of the essential developments of Renaissance painting, this provocative new book shifts the usual narrative back centuries, showing that medieval sculptors were already employing knowledge of optical...
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£55,00
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George Washington The Wonder of the Age
ISBN: PB: 9780300240207, ISBN: HB: 9780300219975, Yale University Press, November 2018
368 pp., 21x14 cm
A much-needed concise biography of America's first president. As editor of the award-winning Library of America collection of George Washington's writings and a curator of the great man's original papers, John Rhodehamel has established himself as a...
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Ezekiel 38-48 A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary
ISBN: HB: 9780300218817, Yale University Press, November 2018
360 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm , 10 black&white illus.
Stephen L. Cook offers an accessible translation and interpretation of the final sections of Ezekiel. These chapters, the most challenging texts of scripture, describe the end-time assault of Gog of Magog on Israel and provide an incredible visionary...
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Joel Shapiro Plaster, Paper, Wood, and Wire
ISBN: HB: 9780300233865, Yale University Press, November 2018
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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Ida O'Keeffe Escaping Georgia's Shadow
ISBN: HB: 9780300214567, Yale University Press, November 2018
160 pp., 27.9x20.3 cm , 54 colour illus., 41 black&white illus.
This is the first publication devoted to Ida Ten Eyck O'Keeffe (1889-1961), the younger sister of Georgia O'Keeffe. It presents a thoughtful consideration of Ida's personal history and her creative work. As a professionally trained artist, graduating...
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