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...
PB:
£20,00
QTY:
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...
HB:
£40,00
QTY:
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...
HB:
£40,00
QTY:
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...
HB:
£50,00
QTY:
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...
HB:
£35,00
QTY:
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...
HB:
£35,00
QTY:
Winslow Homer Crosscurrents
ISBN: HB: 9781588397478, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, April 2022
208 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 150 colour illus.
This timely study of Winslow Homer highlights his imagery of the Atlantic world and reveals themes of racial, political, and natural conflict across his career. Long celebrated as the quintessential New England regionalist, Winslow Homer (1836-1910)...
HB:
£40,00
QTY:
Jacques Louis David Radical Draftsman
ISBN: HB: 9781588397461, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, February 2022
308 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 150 colour illus.
The first major exhibition catalogue to focus on Jacques Louis David's drawings and their crucial role in his iconic history paintings made before, during, and after the French Revolution. Jacques Louis David's (1748-1825) paintings are among the mo...
HB:
£50,00
QTY:
Art and Religion in Medieval Armenia
ISBN: PB: 9781588397379, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, January 2022
144 pp., 25.4x21.6 cm, 150 colour illus.
The papers in this volume, first presented at an international symposium celebrating The Met's blockbuster 2018 exhibition, Armenia!, explore the art and culture of a civilization that served as a pivotal crossroads on the border between East and Wes...
PB:
£40,00
QTY:
How to Read Greek Sculpture
ISBN: PB: 9781588397232, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, September 2021
168 pp., 26.7x20.3 cm, 165 colour and black&white illus.
Introducing eight centuries of Greek sculpture, this latest addition to The Met's compelling and widely acclaimed How to Read series traces this artistic tradition from its early manifestations in the Geometric period (ca. 900-700 BCE) through the gr...
PB:
£18,99
QTY: