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John Singer Sargent
The Complete Paintings Cumulative Index to Volumes I-IX
The cumulative index to "John Singer Sargent: The Complete Paintings" comprises two indexes covering the nine volumes of the complete catalogue raisonne: a comprehensive general index and an index of the titles of all the works by Sargent that have b...
The Novel Politician
Lauded as a "great Jew", excoriated by antisemites, and one of Britain's most renowned prime ministers, Benjamin Disraeli has been widely celebrated for his role in Jewish history. But is the perception of him as a Jewish hero accurate? In what ways...
Condition of Being Here
Drawings by Jasper Johns
Jasper Johns (b. 1930) has been a leading advocate of drawing as an artistic genre in its own right, rather than as a preparatory medium for other works. This catalogue gathers nearly 40 of Johns's drawings, spanning 60 years of his illustrious caree...
Leonardo: Discoveries from Verrocchio's Studio
Early Paintings and New Attributions
ISBN: HB: 9780300233018,
Yale University Press
20.3x28.6 cm, 102 colour illus., 17 black&white illus., including 3 gatefolds
This groundbreaking reexamination of the beginnings of Leonardo da Vinci's (1452-1519) life as an artist suggests new candidates for his earliest surviving work and revises our understanding of his role in the studio of his teacher, Andrea del Verroc...
Encounters: Student Book 4
Chinese Language and Culture
Designed for English-speaking students ready to embark on the adventure of learning Mandarin Chinese, "Encounters" accelerates proficiency and cultural understanding through authentic language and cultural experiences. This fully integrated program i...
Forgive Us Our Debts
The Intergenerational Dangers of Fiscal Irresponsibility
In this immensely timely book, Andrew Yarrow brings the sometimes eye-glazing discussion of national debt down to earth, explaining in accessible terms why federal debt is rising (and will soon rise much faster), what effects it may have on Americans...
My Soul Has Grown Deep
Black Art from the American South
A celebration of contemporary art by self-taught Black Southern artists.
This book examines the art-historical significance of a major group of self-taught artists from the American South. "My Soul Has Grown Deep" features works by Black painters an...
Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals
With an Updated Translation, Introduction, and Notes
This work, one of the most important texts in the history of ethics, presents Immanuel Kant's conception of moral self-government based on pure reason. It has been a source of controversy and an object of reinterpretation for over two centuries. This...
Fifty Days at Iliam
This revelatory publication provides a comprehensive and multifaceted account of Cy Twombly's masterpiece Fifty Days at Iliam (1978), a series of ten paintings based on Alexander Pope's 18th-century translation of Homer's Iliad. Essays by a team of b...
History Keeps Me Awake at Night
ISBN: HB: 9780300221886,
Yale University Press
22.9x30.5 cm, 160 colour illus., 100 black&white illus.
This engaging and richly illustrated book comprehensively examines the life and art of David Wojnarowicz (1954-1992), who came to prominence in New York's East Village art world of the 1980s, actively embracing all media and forging an expansive rang...