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Ancient Mesopotamia Speaks Highlights of the Yale Babylonian Collection
ISBN: PB: 9781933789378, Yale University Press, February 2019
296 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm , 200 colour illus.
The Yale Babylonian Collection houses virtually every genre, type, and period of ancient Mesopotamian writing, ranging from about 3000 B.C.E. to the early Christian Era. Among its treasures are tablets of the "Epic of Gilgamesh" and other narratives,...
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£26,00
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American Silver in the Philadelphia Museum of Art Volume 1: Makers A-F
ISBN: HB: 9780300229400, Yale University Press, January 2019
520 pp., 30.5x25.4 cm , 650 colour illus.
Beginning with Cesar Ghiselin in 1681, Philadelphia has a long and storied history of silversmithing that includes notable artists such as Joseph Richardson Sr. and Jr., Philip Syng Jr., and Olaf Skoogfors. Celebrating this legacy and showcasing the...
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£115,00
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Art Deco Chicago Designing Modern America
ISBN: HB: 9780300229936, Yale University Press, November 2018
412 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm , 207 colour illus., 118 black&white illus.
Frank Lloyd Wright's lost Midway Gardens, the iconic Sunbeam Mixmaster, and Marshall Field's famed window displays: despite the differences in scale and medium, each belongs to the broad current of an Art Deco style that developed in Chicago in the f...
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£60,00
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Art of China Highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300237108, Yale University Press, November 2018
256 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm , 250 colour illus., 10 black&white illus.
This sumptuous presentation of the Philadelphia Museum of Art's wide-ranging collection of Chinese art features one hundred works in various media spanning antiquity to the present day – including Ming gold vessels, a 15th-century Buddhist temple cei...
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£35,00
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Art of Graphic Design 30th Anniversary Edition
ISBN: PB: 9780300238570, Yale University Press, November 2018
248 pp., 34x24.3 cm , 272 colour illus., 38 black&white illus.
Bradbury Thompson (1911-1995) remains one of the most admired and influential graphic designers of the twentieth century, having trained a generation of design students while on the faculty of the Yale School of Art for more than thirty years. The ar...
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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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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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Art of Native America The Charles and Valerie Diker Collection
ISBN: HB: 9781588396624, Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 2018
272 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm , 200 colour illus.
This landmark publication presents Native American art within the broader context of American art history, through an examination of notable works from a major private collection. The insightful texts provide a new evaluation of the art, culture, and...
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All Measures Short of War The Contest for the Twenty-First Century and the Future of American Power
ISBN: PB: 9780300240276, ISBN: HB: 9780300223286, Yale University Press, October 2018
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
A groundbreaking look at the future of great power competition in an age of globalization and what the United States can do in response. The two decades after the Cold War saw unprecedented cooperation between the major powers as the world converged...
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American Art Pottery The Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection
ISBN: HB: 9781588395962, Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 2018
384 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm , 420 colour illus.
During the height of the Arts and Crafts era in Europe and the United States, from the late 1800s until World War I, American ceramics were transformed from industrially produced ornamental and table wares to aesthetically and technologically innovat...
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