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Blinky Palermo Abstraction of an Era
ISBN: HB: 9780300122381, Yale University Press, December 2008
320 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 62 colour images, 99 black&white illus.
Twenty-one-year-old Peter Heisterkamp began signing his colourful and playful abstract artworks "Palermo" in 1964, when peers noted his resemblance to the American gangster Frank "Blinky" Palermo. This handsome book, a historical and critical study o...
Art, Marriage, and Family in the Florentine Renaissance Palace
ISBN: HB: 9780300095630, Yale University Press, December 2008
320 pp., 28x23 cm, 120 colour images, 80 black&white illus.
Although we live in an era when vast sums of money are lavished on wedding festivities, we are not unique: in Renaissance Italy, middle- and upper-class families spent enormous amounts on marriages that were intended to establish or consolidate the s...
Richard Parkes Bonington The Complete Paintings
ISBN: HB: 9780300134216, Yale University Press, December 2008
360 pp., 28x24 cm, 450 illus.
Only twenty-five at the time of his death in 1828, young Richard Parkes Bonington nevertheless was a seminal figure in the development of modernism in nineteenth-century French painting. By birth he was Anglo-French, and he epitomized the new spirit...
Unseemly Pictures Graphic Satire and Politics in Early Modern England
ISBN: HB: 9780300142549, Yale University Press, December 2008
224 pp., 25.4x19.1 cm, 100 black&white illus.
This engaging book is the first full study of the satirical print in seventeenth-century England from the rule of James I to the Regicide. It considers graphic satire both as a particular pictorial category within the wider medium of print and as a v...
Merchants, Princes and Painters Silk Fabrics in Italian and Northern Paintings 1300-1550
ISBN: HB: 9780300111170, Yale University Press, December 2008
352 pp., 29x24.8 cm, 150 colour images, 100 black&white illus.
Covering a period that witnessed the flowering of the Renaissance and the major expansion of the Italian silk industry, this volume examines the Italian silk fabrics depicted in paintings from Italy, England and the Netherlands over the course of 250...
Provisional Politics Kantian Arguments in Policy Context
ISBN: HB: 9780300125221, Yale University Press, December 2008
208 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
If we are to vindicate moral reasoning in politics, Elisabeth Ellis argues in this original and provocative work, we must focus on the conditions of political discourse rather than the contents of any particular ethical system. Written in an engaging...
White Tower
ISBN: HB: 9780300112931, Yale University Press, November 2008
256 pp., 31.1x24.8 cm, 40 colour images, 120 black&white illus.
The White Tower, the gigantic structure at the heart of the building complex known as the Tower of London, gave that famed landmark its name. One of the most celebrated buildings of the London cityscape for nearly 1000 years, it is also the most comp...
Revisiting the Glass House Contemporary Art and Modern Architecture
ISBN: PB: 9780300135879, Yale University Press, November 2008
144 pp., 25.4x24.1 cm, 115 colour illus.
In recent years, there has been an enormous interest among emerging and established artists in architecture of the modern period. "Revisiting the Glass House" explores the ways in which contemporary artists incorporate images of modern buildings in t...
Haunted City Nuremberg and the Nazi Past
ISBN: HB: 9780300101072, Yale University Press, November 2008
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 black&white illus.
Nuremberg – a city associated with Nazi excesses, party rallies, and the extreme anti-Semitic propaganda published by Hitler ally Julius Streicher – has struggled since the Second World War to come to terms with the material and moral legacies of Naz...
Art and China's Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9780300140644, Yale University Press, October 2008
280 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm, 150 colour images, 50 black&white illus.
Although numerous books on the Cultural Revolution have been published, they do not analyze the profound shift in aesthetic values that occurred in China after the Communists took power. This fascinating book is the first to focus on artwork produced...