Cubism and the Trompe l'Oeil Tradition
ISBN: HB: 9781588396761, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, September 2022
250 pp., 26.7x24.1 cm, 200 colour illus.
The age-old artistic tradition of illusionistic realism known as trompe l'oeil ("deceive the eye") beguiles us with visual tricks and confounds our perception of reality and fiction. Presenting a radically new take on Cubism, this book shows how Pabl...
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Van Gogh in America
ISBN: HB: 9780300247091, Yale University Press, September 2022
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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John Singer Sargent The Complete Paintings Cumulative Index to Volumes I-IX
ISBN: HB: 9780300219203, Yale University Press, March 2022
144 pp., 30.5x24.8 cm, 2 black&white illus.
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...
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On the Basis of Art 150 Years of Women at Yale
ISBN: HB: 9780300254242, Yale University Press, November 2021
304 pp., 27.3x25.4 cm, 185 colour illus.
Marking the 150th anniversary of the first women students at Yale, who came to study at the Yale School of the Fine Arts (now Yale School of Art) when it opened in 1869, and the 50th anniversary of undergraduate coeducation at the University, this vo...
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By the Wall The Story of Hansa Studios Berlin
ISBN: HB: 9783791386034, Prestel Publishing, October 2021
240 pp., 28.5x23.5 cm, 150 colour illus., 50 black&white illus.
This book tells the exceptional story of Hansa, Berlin's legendary recording studio, through rare behind-the-scenes photographs and firsthand accounts. Hansa Studios is situated in a former opera house that was, in turn, a 1920s cabaret, the perform...
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Photography and the Body in Nineteenth-Century France Yale French Studies, Number 139
ISBN: PB: 9780300257069, Yale University Press, September 2021
256 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 30 black&white illus.
In its first issue on photography, this volume of "Yale French Studies" presents multiple avenues of interdisciplinary investigation designed to intersect and open up new areas of inquiry in the twenty-first century. These intersections push beyond t...
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Purity is a Myth The Materiality of Concrete Art from Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay
ISBN: PB: 9781606067239, Getty Publications, August 2021
304 pp., 25x15 cm, illus.
Presenting new scholarship, this publication is the first comprehensive technical study of the Concrete art movement in Latin America. "Purity Is a Myth" presents new scholarship on Concrete art in Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay from the 1940s to the...
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Afterlives Recovering the Lost Stories of Looted Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300250701, Yale University Press, August 2021
280 pp., 26.7x19.7 cm, 190 colour illus.
By the end of World War II an estimated one million artworks and 2.5 million books had been seized from their owners by Nazi forces; many were destroyed. The artworks and cultural artifacts that survived have traumatic, layered histories. This book t...
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Private Lives Home and Family in the Art of the Nabis, Paris, 1889-1900
ISBN: HB: 9780300257595, Yale University Press, August 2021
232 pp., 30.5x27.9 cm, 250 colour and black&white illus.
In 1889, avant-garde artists in Paris formed a brotherhood to promote a radical new direction in art. Adopting the name Nabis – Hebrew for "prophets" – they aimed to capture subjective experience and emotion in their paintings, prints, and drawings....
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Managing Energy Use in Modern Buildings Case Studies in Conservation Practice
ISBN: PB: 9781606066973, Getty Publications, August 2021
192 pp., 25x15 cm, colour illus.
This collection of ten case studies addresses the unique challenges surrounding the improvement of energy consumption and thermal comfort in modern buildings built between 1931 and 1969 and offers valuable lessons for other structures facing similar...
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