Fictions of Emancipation Carpeaux's Why Born Enslaved! Reconsidered
ISBN: PB: 9781588397447, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 2022
176 pp., 22.9x17.8 cm, 40 colour illus., 50 black&white illus.
A critical reexamination of Carpeaux's bust Why Born Enslaved! and other nineteenth-century antislavery images – this book interrogates the treatment of the Black figure as a malleable political symbol and locus of exoticized beauty. This critical r...
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Cubism and the Trompe l'Oeil Tradition
ISBN: HB: 9781588396761, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 2022
288 pp., 26.7x24.1 cm, 251 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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Lives of the Gods Divinity in Maya Art
ISBN: HB: 9781588397317, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 2022
240 pp., 27.9x22.8 cm, 275 colour illus.
This engaging exploration of the Maya pantheon introduces readers to the complex stories of Mesoamerican divinity through the stunning carvings, ceramics, and metalwork of the Classic period. Focusing on the period between A.D. 250 and 900, "Lives o...
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Tudors Art and Majesty in Renaissance England
ISBN: HB: 9781588396921, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 2022
352 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 300 colour illus.
A fascinating new look at the artistic legacy of the Tudors, revealing the dynasty's influence on the arts in Renaissance England and beyond. Ruling successively from 1485 through 1603, the five Tudor monarchs changed England indelibly, using the vi...
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Hear Me Now The Black Potters of Old Edgefield, South Carolina
ISBN: HB: 9781588397263, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, September 2022
192 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 154 colour illus.
Nineteenth-century stoneware by enslaved and free potters living in Edgefield, South Carolina, highlights the central role of Black artists in the region's long-standing pottery traditions. Recentering the development of industrially scaled Southern...
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Bernd & Hilla Becher
ISBN: HB: 9781588397553, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 2022
304 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 150 duotone illus.
The first comprehensive, posthumous monograph and retrospective on Bernd and Hilla Becher, best known for their photographs of industrial structures in Europe and North America. For more than five decades, Bernd (1931-2007) and Hilla (1934-2015) Bec...
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Kimono Style Edo Traditions to Modern Design
ISBN: PB: 9781588397522, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, June 2022
224 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 150 colour illus.
The untold modern history of the Japanese kimono and its dynamic relationship to Western culture. Though often presented as an unchanging, traditional costume in the West, the Japanese kimono dynamically evolved from the Edo period to the modern age...
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George Grosz in Berlin The Relentless Eye
ISBN: HB: 9781588397546, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, June 2022
176 pp., 25.4x21.5 cm, 115 colour illus.
A penetrating reevaluation of the period in which the German Expressionist George Grosz created his best-known, most searing satirical works. This overdue investigation of George Grosz's (1893-1959) most compelling paintings, drawings, prints, and c...
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In America A Lexicon of Fashion
ISBN: HB: 9781588397348, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, May 2022
276 pp., 31.7x23.5 cm, 150 colour illus.
Articulating eight decades of American style through the emotive language of clothing – from celebrated designers that established the modern legacy of sportswear to emerging creatives shaping the future of fashion in the United States. "In America:...
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Louise Bourgeois Paintings
ISBN: HB: 9781588397485, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, May 2022
192 pp., 29.8x20.9 cm, 120 colour illus.
An unprecedented look at the little-known paintings from Louise Bourgeois's early years in New York that laid the groundwork for her sculptural practice. Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010) is celebrated today for her sculptures. Less known – and the focus...
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