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Van Gogh in America
ISBN: HB: 9780300247091, Yale University Press, June 2020
256 pp., 27.9x25.4 cm, 144 colour and black&white illus.
Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) is one of the most iconic artists in the world, and how he became a household name in the United States is a fascinating, largely untold story. "Van Gogh in America" details the early reception of the artist's work by Ame...
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£40,00
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Vida Americana Mexican Muralists Remake American Art, 1925-1945
ISBN: HB: 9780300246698, Yale University Press, February 2020
264 pp., 30.4x24.7 cm, 139 colour illus., 57 black&white illus., including 2 gatefolds
The first half of the 20th century saw prolific cultural exchange between the United States and Mexico, as artists and intellectuals traversed the countries' shared border in both directions. For U.S. artists, Mexico's monumental public murals portra...
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£50,00
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Views of Jeopardy
ISBN: PB: 9780300246346, Yale University Press, January 2020
64 pp., 21x14 cm
In an essay on his own work in "19 New American Poets of the Golden Gate", Jack Gilbert writes that "I am by nature drawn to exigence, compression, selection... One of the special pleasures in poetry for me is accomplishing a lot with the least means...
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£14,99
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Voices from the Warsaw Ghetto Writing Our History
ISBN: HB: 9780300236729, Yale University Press, June 2019
280 pp., 21x14 cm, 7 black&white illus.
Hidden in metal containers and buried underground during World War II, these writings from the Warsaw Ghetto record the Holocaust in the words of its first interpreters, the victims themselves. Gathered clandestinely by an underground ghetto collecti...
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£22,00
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Vincent van Gogh His Life in Art
ISBN: PB: 9780300243260, Yale University Press, April 2019
172 pp., 29.2x24.1 cm, 90 colour illus., 4 black&white illus.
"Vincent van Gogh: His Life in Art" surveys the artist's creative evolution across his short but influential career. The narrative begins with Van Gogh's drawings, which were the foundation of his early practice, and describes how he transitioned int...
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£35,00
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Vory Russia's Super Mafia
ISBN: PB: 9780300243208, ISBN: HB: 9780300186826, Yale University Press, April 2019
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 black&white illus.
Mark Galeotti is the go-to expert on organized crime in Russia, consulted by governments and police around the world. Now, Western readers can explore the fascinating history of the vory v zakone, a group that has survived and thrived amid the change...
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£10,99
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£20,00
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Vija Celmins To Fix the Image in Memory
ISBN: HB: 9780300234213, Yale University Press, November 2018
272 pp., 29.5x24.1 cm, 230 colour illus.
Best known for her striking drawings of ocean surfaces, begun in 1968 and revisited over many years both in drawings and paintings, Vija Celmins (b. 1938) has been creating exquisitely detailed renderings of natural imagery for more than five decades...
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£45,00
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Vampire A New History
ISBN: HB: 9780300232233, Yale University Press, October 2018
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 colour illus., 4 black&white illus.
Published to mark the bicentenary of John Polidori's publication of "The Vampyre", Nick Groom's detailed new account illuminates the complex history of the iconic creature. The vampire first came to public prominence in the early eighteenth century,...
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£16,99
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Veiled Presence Body and Drapery from Giotto to Titian
ISBN: HB: 9780300236750, Yale University Press, October 2018
224 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm, 147 colour and black&white illus.
This wide-ranging book elucidates the symbolism of veils and highlights the power of drapery in Italian art from Giotto to Titian. In the cities of the Renaissance, display of luxury dress was a marker of status. Florentines decked out their palaces...
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£45,00
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Van Gogh and Music A Symphony in Blue and Yellow
ISBN: HB: 9780300228335, Yale University Press, May 2018
184 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 58 colour illus., 11 black&white illus.
This engaging book is the first in-depth investigation of the influential role that music and sound played throughout Vincent van Gogh's (1853-1890) life. From psalms and hymns to the operas of Richard Wagner to simple birdsong, music represented to...
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£25,00
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