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Whitney Biennial 2019
ISBN: PB: 9780300242751, Yale University Press, August 2019
320 pp., 26x20 cm, 500 colour illus., 85 black&white illus.
Since its introduction in 1932, the Whitney Biennial – the Museum's signature exhibition – has charted new developments in contemporary art. The 2019 Biennial is curated by members of the museum's curatorial staff Rujeko Hockley and Jane Panetta, wel...
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£43,00
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We Are Cuba! How a Revolutionary People Have Survived in a Post-Soviet World
ISBN: HB: 9780300230031, Yale University Press, June 2019
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In the aftermath of the fall of the Soviet Union, Cuba faced the start of a crisis that decimated its economy. Helen Yaffe examines the astonishing developments that took place during and beyond this period. Drawing on archival research and interview...
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What We Live For, What We Die For Selected Poems
ISBN: PB: 9780300223361, Yale University Press, June 2019
160 pp., 19.7x15.2 cm
"Everyone can find something, if they only look carefully", reads one of the memorable lines from this first collection of poems in English by the world?renowned Ukrainian author Serhiy Zhadan. These robust and accessible narrative poems feature guts...
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Whistler in Watercolor Lovely Little Games
ISBN: HB: 9780300243628, Yale University Press, June 2019
286 pp., 27.9x25.4 cm, 250 colour illus.
In the 1880s, James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) reinvented himself through the medium of watercolor. At the time, excellence in watercolor was most often associated with British artists, and most notably with the work of J. M. W. Turner (1775-1851)....
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Women of Atelier 17 Modernist Printmaking in Midcentury New York
ISBN: HB: 9780300238501, Yale University Press, June 2019
296 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 76 colour illus., 63 black&white illus.
In this important book Christina Weyl takes us into the experimental New York print studio Atelier 17 and highlights the women whose work there advanced both modernism and feminism in the 1940s and 1950s. Weyl focuses on eight artists – Louise Bourge...
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Worlds Within Mimbres Pottery of the Ancient Southwest
ISBN: HB: 9780300227215, Yale University Press, June 2019
272 pp., 29.2x24.1 cm, 175 colour illus.
The Mimbres culture thrived in west-central New Mexico from about 1000 to 1300 and gave rise to one of the most widely admired ceramic traditions of North American antiquity. Displaying powerful graphic imagery and exceptional creativity, Mimbres pot...
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Wright and New York The Making of America's Architect
ISBN: HB: 9780300238853, Yale University Press, June 2019
352 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 65 black&white illus.
Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) took his first major trip to New York in 1909, fleeing a failed marriage and artistic stagnation. He returned a decade later, his personal life and architectural career again in crisis. Booming 1920s New York served as...
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Why Liberalism Failed
ISBN: PB: 9780300240023, ISBN: HB: 9780300223446, Yale University Press, May 2019
256 pp., 21x14 cm
Of the three dominant ideologies of the twentieth century – fascism, communism, and liberalism – only the last remains. This has created a peculiar situation in which liberalism's proponents tend to forget that it is an ideology and not the natural e...
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Who Wants to Be a Jewish Writer? And Other Essays
ISBN: HB: 9780300240139, Yale University Press, May 2019
232 pp., 21x14 cm
Adam Kirsch is one of today's finest literary critics. This collection brings together his essays on poetry, religion, and the intersections between them, with a particular focus on Jewish literature. He explores the definition of Jewish literature,...
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Why Baseball Matters
ISBN: PB: 9780300244403, ISBN: HB: 9780300224276, Yale University Press, May 2019
224 pp., 19.7x13.3 cm
Baseball, first dubbed the "national pastime" in print in 1856, is the country's most tradition-bound sport. Despite remaining popular and profitable into the twenty-first century, the game is losing young fans, among African Americans and women as w...
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