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From the Private Collections of Texas European Art, Ancient to Modern
ISBN: HB: 9780300144949, Yale University Press, December 2009
344 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm, 200 colour images, 25 black&white illus.
The Lone Star State is home to a dazzling array of world-class artworks, many in private collections and rarely exhibited. Reflecting the Kimbell Art Museum's own collecting strengths, this book focuses on the art of Europe and the ancient Mediterran...
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£50,00
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Gifts from the Ancestors Ancient Ivories of Bering Strait
ISBN: HB: 9780300122060, Yale University Press, November 2009
320 pp., 24.1x17.8 cm, 452 colour images, 51 black&white illus.
The appearance during the first millennium A.D. of small, exquisitely carved artefacts of walrus ivory in the Bering Strait region marks the beginning of an extraordinary florescence in the art and culture of North America. The discovery in the 1930s...
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Accademia Seminars The Accademia Di San Luca in Rome, C. 1590-1635
ISBN: PB: 9780300135916, Yale University Press, November 2009
376 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 74 duotone illus.
This volume of essays reexamines the establishment and early history of the Accademia di San Luca in Rome, one of the most important centres of governance, education, and theory in the arts for the early modern period and the model for all subsequent...
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£25,00
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Duccio to Leonardo Renaissance Painting 1250-1500
ISBN: PB: 9781857094213, National Gallery London, November 2009
72 pp., 26.7x22.9 cm, 80 colour illus.
This generously illustrated book presents highlights from the National Gallery's display of Italian Renaissance painting, one of the richest collections of its kind in the world. "Duccio to Leonardo" focuses on Italian masterpieces made between 1250...
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El Greco to Goya Spanish Painting
ISBN: PB: 9781857094602, National Gallery London, November 2009
72 pp., 26.7x22.9 cm, 80 colour illus.
This book presents highlights of the National Gallery's outstanding collection of Spanish painting from the 15th to the 19th century – considered one of the finest outside of Spain. Haunting works by El Greco introduce the Golden Age of the 17th cen...
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Konstantin GRCIC Decisive Design
ISBN: PB: 9780300151046, A+D Series, November 2009
96 pp., 21.6x13.3 cm, 90 colour illus.
The hip, functional, and versatile furniture and products of Konstantin Grcic – widely recognized as one of the most important designers working today – are transforming the landscape of contemporary design. This book accompanies the first exhibition...
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£12,99
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Kuba
ISBN: PB: 9788874394043, 5 Continents Editions, November 2009
160 pp., 24x16.5 cm, 64 colour illus., 15 black&white illus.
This title offers a fascinating and essential overview of the Kuba people and their art through fifty exemplary pieces. The latest volume in the "Visions of Africa" series, it explores the intriguing sculpture and decorative art of the Kuba people of...
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£27,95
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Arts of Africa at the Dallas Museum of Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300138955, Yale University Press, November 2009
304 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm, 130 colour illus.
This beautifully illustrated book showcases 110 objects from the Dallas Museum of Art's world-renowned African collection. In contrast to Western "art for art's sake", tradition-based African art served as an agent of religion, social stability, or s...
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£55,00
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Alias Man Ray
ISBN: HB: 9780300146837, Yale University Press, November 2009
288 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 192 colour images, 54 black&white illus.
Born Emmanuel Radnitzky, the artist known as Man Ray (1890-1976) revealed multiple artistic identities over the course of his career – New York Dedaist, Parisian Surrealist, international portraitist, and fashion photographer – and produced important...
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Alice Guy Blache Cinema Pioneer
ISBN: HB: 9780300152500, Yale University Press, November 2009
168 pp., 16.3x23.4 cm, 8 colour illus., 60 black&white illus.
This book celebrates the achievements of Alice Guy Blache (1873-1968), the first woman motion picture director and producer. From 1896 to 1907, Guy Blache created films for Gaumont in Paris. In 1907, she moved to the United States and established her...
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