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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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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Artists Making Landscape in Post-war Britain
ISBN: HB: 9781916347403, Yale University Press, July 2021
300 pp., 26.7x20.7 cm, 125 colour and black&white illus.
In this trailblazing study, Margaret Garlake complicates traditional histories of British landscape art in the post-war period. Drawing together work from painters and photographers – many of them women – Garlake expands the conventional view of the...
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Italian Renaissance Altarpiece Between Icon and Narrative
ISBN: HB: 9780300253641, Yale University Press, June 2021
496 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 250 colour and black&white illus.
The altarpiece is one of the most distinctive and remarkable art forms of the Renaissance period. It is difficult to imagine an artist of the time – whether painter or sculptor, major or minor – who did not produce at least one. Though many have been...
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Medici Portraits and Politics, 1512-1570
ISBN: HB: 9781588397300, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, June 2021
336 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm, 250 colour illus.
Between 1512 and 1570, Florence underwent dramatic political transformations. As citizens jockeyed for prominence, portraits became an essential means not only of recording likeness but also of conveying a sitter's character, social position, and cul...
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