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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Gifts from the Fire American Ceramics, 1880-1950: From the Collection of Martin Eidelberg
ISBN: HB: 9781588397324, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, November 2021
256 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 273 colour illus.
Between the early 1880s and the early 1950s, pioneering American artists drew upon the rich traditions and recent innovations of European and Asian ceramics to develop new designs, decorations, and techniques. With splendid new photography, this book...
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Inspiring Walt Disney The Animation of French Decorative Arts
ISBN: HB: 9781588397416, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, November 2021
256 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm, 200 colour illus.
Pink castles, talking sofas, and a prince transformed into a teapot: what sounds like fantasies from Walt Disney's pioneering animations could first be found in the colorful salons of Rococo Paris. The films produced by Disney Animation Studios repre...
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Indian Tiles Architectural Ceramics from Sultanate and Mughal India and Pakistan
ISBN: HB: 9783791387666, Prestel Publishing, November 2021
304 pp., 34x29 cm, 400 colour illus.
This definitive book tells the visual history of tile decoration in the Indian subcontinent, through vibrant photography and thorough research. Historic India, which now encompasses the modern nations of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, is celebrated...
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English Medieval Embroidery Opus Anglicanum
ISBN: PB: 9780300259988, Yale University Press, August 2021
324 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm, 160 colour illus., 100 black&white illus.
In medieval Europe, embroidered textiles were indispensable symbols of wealth and power. Owing to their quality, complexity and magnificence, English embroideries enjoyed international demand and can be traced in Continental sources as opus anglicanu...
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Collecting Inspiration Edward C. Moore at Tiffany & Co.
ISBN: HB: 9781588396907, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 2021
320 pp., 27.9x22.8 cm, 275 colour illus.
Edward C. Moore (1827-1891) was the creative leader who brought unparalleled originality and success to Tiffany & Co. during the late 19th century. A silversmith, designer, and prodigious collector, Moore sought out exceptional objects from around th...
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Enlightened Eclecticism The Grand Design of the 1st Duke and Duchess of Northumberland
ISBN: HB: 9781913107178, Yale University Press, June 2021
400 pp., 28.4x24.6 cm, 285 colour and black&white illus.
The central decades of the 18th century in Britain were crucial to the history of European taste and design. One of the period's most important campaigns of patronage and collecting was that of the 1st Duke and Duchess of Northumberland: Sir Hugh Smi...
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Daniel Cottier Designer, Decorator, Dealer
ISBN: HB: 9781913107185, Yale University Press, May 2021
256 pp., 27x21.6 cm, 200 colour and black&white illus.
This book follows the phenomenal rise of Daniel Cottier (1838-1891) from an apprentice coach painter in Glasgow to the founder of Cottier & Co., a fine and decorative arts business with branches in London, New York, Sydney and Melbourne. This gifted...
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French Rococo Ebénisterie in the J. Paul Getty Museum 
ISBN: PB: 9781606066300, Getty Publications, April 2021
372 pp., 0x0 cm
The first comprehensive catalogue of the Getty Museum's significant collection of French Rococo ebenisterie furniture. This catalogue focuses on French ebenisterie furniture in the Rococo style dating from 1735 to 1760. These splendid objects directl...
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Berber Memories Women and Jewelry in Morocco
ISBN: HB: 9780300253955, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, November 2020
480 pp., 33x25.4 cm, 700 illus.
The Berbers, also known as Amazigh, are an ethnic group indigenous to North and West Africa. For hundreds of years, Berber tribes of Morocco have created intricate jewelry to adorn the bodies of Berber women not merely to aesthetic ends, but to conve...
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