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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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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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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Goya's Graphic Imagination
ISBN: HB: 9781588397140, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, May 2021
320 pp., 26.7x22.9 cm, 169 colour illus.
This book presents the first focused investigation of Francisco Goya's (1746-1828) graphic output. Spanning six decades, Goya's works on paper reflect the transformation and turmoil of the Enlightenment, the Inquisition, and Spain's years of constitu...
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Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art Terracotta Oil Lamps
ISBN: PB: 9781588397249, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, May 2021
320 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 700 colour illus.
This publication, the fourth in a series that meticulously catalogues works in The Metropolitan Museum of Art's renowned Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art, focuses on the collection's 453 terracotta oil lamps dating from the Classical, Hellenistic, R...
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Alice Neel People Come First
ISBN: HB: 9781588397256, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, January 2021
256 pp., 29.2x20.3 cm, 200 colour illus.
"For me, people come first," Alice Neel (1900-1984) declared in 1950. "I have tried to assert the dignity and eternal importance of the human being". This ambitious publication surveys Neel's nearly 70-year career through the lens of her radical huma...
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Hector Zamora: Lattice Detour The Roof Garden Commission
ISBN: PB: 9781588396891, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, January 2021
64 pp., 18.4x11 cm, 50 colour illus.
Mexican artist Hector Zamora (b. 1974) engages with public spaces and the manmade environment, using his work to draw attention to architecture's connections to community and social structure. This compact volume presents images and analyses of Zamor...
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About Time Fashion and Duration
ISBN: HB: 9781588396884, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, May 2020
304 pp., 33x24.1 cm, 200 colour illus.
Fashion not only reflects and represents the spirit of the times, it also changes and develops with the times. "About Time" takes as its starting point the 1870s – when major developments in the establishment of standard time shifted the measurement...
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Making The Met, 1870-2020
ISBN: HB: 9781588397096, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, April 2020
278 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 275 colour and black&white illus.
Published to celebrate the Museum's 150th anniversary, "Making The Met" examines the institution's evolution from an idea – that art can elevate anyone who has access to it – to one of the most beloved encyclopedic collections in the world. Focusing...
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Photography's Last Century The Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee Collection
ISBN: HB: 9781588397089, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, March 2020
184 pp., 27.9x23.4 cm, 134 colour illus.
Beginning with Paul Strand's landmark "From the Viaduct" in 1916 and continuing through the present day, "Photography's Last Century" examines defining moments in the history of the medium. Featuring nearly 100 masterworks, it includes both rare and...
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