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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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...
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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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Surrealism Beyond Borders
ISBN: HB: 9781588397270, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 2021
384 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm, 340 colour illus.
This groundbreaking book challenges conventional narratives of Surrealism, tracing its impact and legacy from the 1920s to the late 1970s in places as diverse as Colombia, Czechoslovakia, Egypt, Japan, Mexico, the Philippines, Romania, Syria, Thailan...
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Modern Times British Prints, 1913-1939
ISBN: HB: 9781588397393, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, September 2021
200 pp., 25.4x22.9 cm, 140 colour illus.
Throughout the tumultuous decades of the early twentieth century, the graphic arts flourished in Great Britain as artists sought to portray everyday life during the machine age. This richly illustrated volume reintroduces rare print works from the co...
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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...
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Alex Da Corte, As Long as the Sun Lasts The Roof Garden Commission
ISBN: PB: 9781588397294, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, August 2021
64 pp., 18.4x11 cm, 40 colour illus.
Known for his use of familiar objects, icons, and brands in surprising and surreal contexts, Alex Da Corte (b. 1980) often confronts themes of identity, cultural hegemony, and consumerism in his videos, sculptures, paintings, and installations. In As...
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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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