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Gluck Art and Identity
ISBN: HB: 9780300230482, Yale University Press, November 2017
208 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 236 colour illus.
Hannah Gluckstein (who called herself Gluck; 1895-1976) was a distinctive, original voice in the early evolution of modern art in Britain. This handsome book presents a major reassessment of Gluck's life and work, examining, among other things, the a...
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£25,00
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Louis D. Brandeis American Prophet
ISBN: PB: 9780300230710, ISBN: HB: 9780300158670, Yale University Press, November 2017
224 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
According to Jeffrey Rosen, Louis D. Brandeis was "the Jewish Jefferson", the greatest critic of what he called "the curse of bigness", in business and government, since the author of the Declaration of Independence. Published to commemorate the hund...
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£16,99
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Murillo The Self-Portraits
ISBN: HB: 9780300225686, Yale University Press, November 2017
144 pp., 30.2x24.1 cm, 65 colour illus.
This beautiful publication accompanies an exhibition that brings together the only two known self-portraits by Bartolome Esteban Murillo (1617-1682), one of the finest painters of the Spanish Golden Age. Painted almost twenty years apart, these two r...
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£30,00
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Gordon Matta-Clark Anarchitect
ISBN: HB: 9780300230437, Yale University Press, November 2017
184 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 90 colour illus.
This revealing book looks at the groundbreaking work of Gordon Matta-Clark (1943-1978), whose socially conscious practice blurred the boundaries between contemporary art and architecture. After completing a degree in architecture at Cornell Universit...
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£35,00
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Art Can Help New and Selected Essays
ISBN: HB: 9780300229240, Yale University Press, November 2017
92 pp., 21x14 cm, 36 colour illus.
In "Art Can Help", the internationally acclaimed American photographer Robert Adams offers over two dozen meditations on the purpose of art and the responsibility of the artist. In particular, Adams advocates art that evokes beauty without irony or s...
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£20,00
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Justice and Empathy Toward a Constitutional Ideal
ISBN: HB: 9780300224269, Yale University Press, November 2017
248 pp., 21x14 cm
The Supreme Court long considered its highest mission to be the protection of individual liberty from intrusion by government, but the court shifted its focus to social and economic equality. Constitutional scholar Robert A. Burt explores this shift...
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£60,00
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Artists in Exile Expressions of Loss and Hope
ISBN: PB: 9780300225709, Yale University Press, November 2017
272 pp., 26.7x20.3 cm, 174 colour illus., 5 black&white illus.
This timely book offers a wide-ranging and beautifully illustrated study of exiled artists from the 19th century through the present day, with notable attention to individuals who have often been relegated to the margins of publications on exile in a...
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£35,00
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New Cosmic Story Inside Our Awakening Universe
ISBN: HB: 9780300217032, Yale University Press, November 2017
240 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Over the past two centuries scientific advances have made it clear that the universe is a story still unfolding. In this thought-provoking book, John F. Haught considers the deeper implications of this discovery. He contends that many others who have...
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William Ivey Long Costume Designs 2007-2016
ISBN: HB: 9780300229387, Yale University Press, November 2017
128 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 100 colour illus.
William Ivey Long (b. 1947) is a leading costume designer for the stage, film, and television, whose creativity, artistry, and craftsmanship have earned him ovations throughout the theater community and beyond. A defining presence on Broadway, he has...
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£35,00
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Lake Keitele Akseli Gallen-Kallela
ISBN: HB: 9781857096248, National Gallery London, November 2017
72 pp., 26.7x24.1 cm, 35 colour and black&white illus.
Relatively unknown outside of his homeland, Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1865-1931) was a leading figure in modern Finnish painting and the decorative arts. This publication focuses on four versions of his shimmering depictions of Lake Keitele (1904-1905),...
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£14,95
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