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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Masters of Art Degas
ISBN: PB: 9783791387369, Prestel Publishing, March 2022
112 pp., 21x17 cm, 55 colour illus.
Get a glimpse into the life and work of painter, sculptor, and printmaker Edgar Degas, who is regarded as one of the founders of Impressionism. Best known for his depictions of young dancers on the stage and in the studio, Degas was an accomplished...
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Masters of Art Holbein
ISBN: PB: 9783791387383, Prestel Publishing, March 2022
112 pp., 21x17 cm, 55 colour illus.
This introduction to the work of the 16th-century master portraitist Hans Holbein the Younger reveals the impressive and surprising scope of his career. 16th-century Europe was a time of unprecedented economic expansion, cross-cultural trade, religi...
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Masters of Art Matisse
ISBN: PB: 9783791387390, Prestel Publishing, March 2022
112 pp., 21x17 cm, 55 colour illus.
This brilliant introduction to Henri Matisse, one of the 20th century's most renowned artists, will help you discover the man, his art and his artistic legacy. From his earliest pointillist-influenced paintings to his mature and playful paper cut-ou...
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Atlas Tadao Ando
ISBN: HB: 9783791387970, Prestel Publishing, March 2022
296 pp., 28.5x21 cm, 2400 black&white illus.
This highly original and personal exploration of Tadao Ando’s work, one of Japan’s leading architects, traverses both the physical and spiritual world. In 2012, Philippe Séclier visited Tadao Ando’s iconic Church of the Light, and was immediately c...
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Apocalypse Now The Lost Photo Archive
ISBN: HB: 9783791388083, Prestel Publishing, February 2022
256 pp., 30x24 cm, 140 colour illus.
Hired in 1976 by Francis Ford Coppola as the still photographer for his masterpiece Apocalypse Now, Chas Gerretsen’s private archive of hundreds of photographs propels readers immediately into the chaos and drama surrounding one of the most important...
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Dusseldorf School of Photography
ISBN: HB: 9783791387802, Prestel Publishing, February 2022
320 pp., 29x24.7 cm, 160 colour illus., 90 black&white illus.
Now reissued in an attractively priced, compact edition, this classic and authoritative survey is the first detailed account of a seminal era in photographic history. Inspired and guided by Bernd and Hiller Becher, themselves pioneers in the area of...
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Underworld Imagining the Afterlife in Ancient South Italian Vase Painting
ISBN: HB: 9781606067345, Getty Publications, January 2022
240 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm, illus.
What happens to us when we die? What might the afterlife look like? For the ancient Greeks, the dead lived on, overseen by Hades in the Underworld. We read of famous sinners, such as Sisyphus, forever rolling his rock, and the fierce guard dog Kerber...
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