Claude and Francois-Xavier Lalanne Nature Transformed
ISBN: PB: 9780300250848, Yale University Press, August 2021
80 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 40 colour illus., 5 black&white illus.
Francois-Xavier (1927-2008) and Claude (1925-2019) Lalanne were a husband-wife team of artists who created inventive and often whimsical works that have been widely admired and collected since the 1960s. This book presents a carefully selected group...
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Hung Liu Portraits of Promised Lands
ISBN: HB: 9780300257441, Yale University Press, July 2021
224 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm, 130 colour illus.
"Hung Liu: Portraits of Promised Lands" presents the stunning work of this contemporary Chinese American artist. Liu (b. 1948) blends painting and photography to offer new frameworks for understanding portraiture in relation to time, memory, and hist...
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Joseph E. Yoakum What I Saw
ISBN: HB: 9780300257489, Yale University Press, July 2021
256 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm, 200 colour illus.
Much of Joseph Elmer Yoakum's story comes from the artist himself – and is almost too fantastic to believe. At a young age, Yoakum (1891-1972) traveled the globe with numerous circuses; he later served in a segregated noncombat regiment during World...
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Jacqueline de Jong The Ultimate Kiss
ISBN: PB: 9780300257700, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, June 2021
208 pp., 31.1x24 cm, 150 colour and black&white illus.
Dutch avant-garde artist Jacqueline de Jong (b. 1939) is best known for her involvement in the Situationist International and for her lively, monumental paintings. Her varied, six-decade-long career has encompassed drawing, graphic design, sculpture,...
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Artists and the Rothko Chapel 50 Years of Inspiration
ISBN: PB: 9780300257885, Yale University Press, June 2021
160 pp., 25.4x19.7 cm, 50 colour illus., 20 black&white illus.
"Artists and the Rothko Chapel" celebrates the legacy of the Rothko Chapel in Houston and globally since its founding in 1971. It features recent work by four contemporary artists who have drawn inspiration from the Chapel – Sam Gilliam, Sheila Hicks...
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John Craxton A Life of Gifts
ISBN: HB: 9780300255294, Yale University Press, May 2021
384 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 160 colour and black&white illus.
Born into a large, musical, and bohemian family in London, the British artist John Craxton (1922-2009) has been described as a Neo-Romantic, but he called himself a "kind of Arcadian". His early art was influenced by Blake, Palmer, Miro, and Picasso....
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Cubism in Color The Still Lifes of Juan Gris
ISBN: HB: 9780300254228, Yale University Press, April 2021
176 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm, 90 colour illus., 5 black&white illus.
Juan Gris (1887-1927) was central to the development of Cubism in the early 20th century. Though the writer and art collector Gertrude Stein considered him a "perfect painter," Gris's pivotal role within the movement has often been overshadowed. "Cub...
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How Photography Became Contemporary Art Inside an Artistic Revolution from Pop to the Digital Age
ISBN: HB: 9780300234107, Yale University Press, March 2021
296 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 130 colour illus.
When Andy Grundberg landed in New York in the early 1970s as a budding writer, photography was at the margins of the contemporary art world. By 1991, when he left his post as critic for the New York Times, photography was at the vital center of artis...
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No More Masterpieces Modern Art After Artaud
ISBN: HB: 9780300251036, Yale University Press, March 2021
240 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 60 colour illus., 19 black&white illus.
Proposing an original reassessment of art from the 1950s to the 1970s, "No More Masterpieces" reveals how artistic practice in postwar America was profoundly shaped by the work of the rebellious French poet and dramatist Antonin Artaud (1896-1948). A...
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Johan Muyle
ISBN: HB: 9780300257670, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, March 2021
272 pp., 30x23.8 cm, 200 colour and black&white illus.
This handsome volume traces the work and career of Belgian visual artist Johan Muyle (b. 1956) from his early assemblages of found materials to his monumental paintings and recent motorized sculptures. Considered one of the most significant Belgian a...
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