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Nature's Nation American Art and Environment
ISBN: HB: 9780300237009, Yale University Press, January 2019
400 pp., 26.7x24.1 cm, 310 colour illus., 30 black&white illus.
Public awareness of environmental issues has never been greater, nor has the need for imagining more sustainable and ethical habits of human action and thought, including environmentally informed ways of understanding art history. This multidisciplin...
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National Gallery Catalogues The Eighteenth-Century French Paintings
ISBN: HB: 9781857093384, Yale University Press, November 2018
632 pp., 28.6x21.6 cm, 440 colour illus.
The impressive collection of 18th-century French paintings at the National Gallery, London, includes important works by Boucher, Chardin, David, Fragonard, Watteau, and many others. This volume presents over seventy detailed and extensively illustrat...
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National Gallery Technical Bulletin, Volume 39 Giovanni Bellini's Painting Technique
ISBN: PB: 9781857096408, National Gallery London, November 2018
136 pp., 29.9x21 cm, 180 colour and black&white illus.
Giovanni Bellini (active c. 1459; died 1516) was one of the most innovative and influential painters of the Venetian Renaissance and was among the first Italian artists to paint in oil, rather than the more traditional medium of egg tempera. This spe...
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Name Me a Word Indian Writers Reflect on Writing
ISBN: PB: 9780300222586, Yale University Press, June 2018
440 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
A major reexamination of the father of the Hudson River School in relation to his European roots and travels Thomas Cole (1801-1848), arguably the greatest American landscape artist of his generation, is presented here in a new light: as an internati...
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Nocturne Night in American Art, 1890-1917
ISBN: HB: 9780300223996, Yale University Press, June 2018
256 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 116 colour illus., 35 black&white illus.
The turn of the 20th century witnessed a surge in the creation and popularity of nocturnes and night landscapes in American art. In this original and thought-provoking book, Helene Valance investigates why artists and viewers of the era were so capti...
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NAGA Awe-Inspiring Beauty
ISBN: HB: 9780300233254, Mercatorfonds, April 2018
432 pp., 33x25.4 cm, 320 colour illus., 260 black&white illus.
Taking an approach that is equal parts anthropological and art historical, this lavishly illustrated volume offers a rare look at the art, artifacts, and culture of the Naga people, an ethnic group spanning several tribes native to northeastern India...
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Nature by Design The Practice of Biophilic Design
ISBN: HB: 9780300214536, Yale University Press, April 2018
224 pp., 19x25.4 cm, 100 colour illus., 5 black&white illus.
Biophilia is the theory that people possess an inherent affinity for nature, which developed during the long course of human evolution. In recent years, studies have revealed that this inclination continues to be a vital component to human health and...
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Nicolas Schoffer Space, Light, Time
ISBN: HB: 9780300233247, Mercatorfonds, April 2018
240 pp., 26.7x24.1 cm, 300 colour and black&white illus.
Hungarian-born French artist Nicolas Schoffer (1912-1992), though relatively unknown today, was during his lifetime a significant presence in the art world. His 1956 piece CYSP 1 is considered the first cybernetic sculpture, making use of motors, mic...
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New Abolition W. E. B. Du Bois and the Black Social Gospel
ISBN: PB: 9780300230598, ISBN: HB: 9780300205602, Yale University Press, March 2018
672 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 12 black&white illus.
The black social gospel emerged from the trauma of Reconstruction to ask what a "new abolition" would require in American society. It became an important tradition of religious thought and resistance, helping to create an alternative public sphere of...
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Napoleon The Imperial Household
ISBN: HB: 9780300233469, Yale University Press, February 2018
352 pp., 31.1x24.1 cm, 380 colour and black&white illus.
The dazzling splendors of the court of Napoleon I (1769-1821) reflected the grandeur and ambitions of the greatest empire of the day. This luxurious volume re-creates the ambiance and captures the spirit that prevailed in the French court during the...
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