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Art & design styles: c 1900 to c 1960 books

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Rene Magritte: The Revealing Image by Xavier Canonne Rene Magritte: The Revealing Image


Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Concrete Cuba: Cuban Geometric Abstraction from the 1950s (Limited Edition): Estaticos IV by Abigail McEwen, Susanna Temkin Concrete Cuba: Cuban Geometric Abstraction from the 1950s (Limited Edition): Estaticos IV
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Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Concrete Cuba: Cuban Geometric Abstraction from the 1950s (Limited Edition): Estaticos II by Abigail McEwen, Susanna Temkin Concrete Cuba: Cuban Geometric Abstraction from the 1950s (Limited Edition): Estaticos II
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Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Concrete Cuba: Cuban Geometric Abstraction from the 1950s (Limited Edition): Estaticos III by Abigail McEwen, Susanna Temkin Concrete Cuba: Cuban Geometric Abstraction from the 1950s (Limited Edition): Estaticos III
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Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Concrete Cuba: Cuban Geometric Abstraction from the 1950s (Limited Edition): Estaticos V by Abigail McEwen, Susanna Temkin Concrete Cuba: Cuban Geometric Abstraction from the 1950s (Limited Edition): Estaticos V
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Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Heath Robinson's Commercial Art: A Compendium of His Advertising Work by Geoffrey Beare Heath Robinson's Commercial Art: A Compendium of His Advertising Work

Heath Robinson (1872-1944) is fondly regarded for his mischievous, gently comic illustrations that have been enjoyed for generations. For the first time the advertising work of this incredibly versatile artist takes centre stage in this meticulously researched and highly-illustrated book.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Archibald Motley Jr. and Racial Reinvention The Old Negro in New Negro Art by Phoebe Wolfskill Archibald Motley Jr. and Racial Reinvention The Old Negro in New Negro Art

An essential African American artist of his era, Archibald Motley Jr. created paintings of black Chicago that aligned him with the revisionist aims of the New Negro Renaissance. Yet Motley's approach to constructing a New Negro--a dignified figure both accomplished...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

Hi-fructose by Hi-Fructose Editors Hi-fructose


Format: Hardback - Released: 29/08/2017

Futurism by Sylvia Martin Futurism

Inspired by the development of Cubism, the Futurist movement was founded in 1909 by Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, along with painters Giacomo Balla. Umberto Boccioni, Carlo Carra, and Gino Severini. The school, which celebrated technology and the mechanical era, was comprised...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/08/2017

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Hidden Frida Kahlo Lost, Destroyed or Little Known Works by Helga Prignitz-Poda Hidden Frida Kahlo Lost, Destroyed or Little Known Works

A treat for Frida Kahlo aficionados everywhere, this compilation of lost, destroyed, or inacces- sible paintings adds much to our understanding and appreciation of this iconic artist.
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2017

Charles White Black Pope by Esther Adler Charles White Black Pope


Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2017

Paolo Venini And His Furnace by Marino Barovier, Carla Sonego Paolo Venini And His Furnace
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Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2017

Northwest - Southeast The Artist and His Collector by Catharien Romijn Northwest - Southeast The Artist and His Collector


Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

Canadian Painters in a Modern World, 1925-1955 Writings and Reconsiderations by Lora Senechal Carney Canadian Painters in a Modern World, 1925-1955 Writings and Reconsiderations

From the Roaring Twenties and the Group of Seven to the Automatistes and the early Cold War, Canadian artists lived through and embodied an era of global tumult and change. With an interweaving of historical narrative, lavish illustrations, and writings...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Territorial Hues The Color Print and Washington State, 1920-1960 by David F. Martin Territorial Hues The Color Print and Washington State, 1920-1960


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Canadian Painters in a Modern World, 1925-1955 Writings and Reconsiderations by Lora Senechal Carney Canadian Painters in a Modern World, 1925-1955 Writings and Reconsiderations

From the Roaring Twenties and the Group of Seven to the Automatistes and the early Cold War, Canadian artists lived through and embodied an era of global tumult and change. With an interweaving of historical narrative, lavish illustrations, and writings...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Ten Americans After Paul Klee by Fabienne Eggelhofer, Elsa Smithgall Ten Americans After Paul Klee
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Paul Klee's influence on a wide range of American artists is explored in-depth in this stunning book.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

The Art of Rivalry Four Friendships, Betrayals, and Breakthroughs in Modern Art by Sebastian Smee The Art of Rivalry Four Friendships, Betrayals, and Breakthroughs in Modern Art

This is a story about rivalry among artists. Not the kind of rivalry that grows out of hatred and dislike, but rather, rivalry that emerges from admiration, friendship, love. The kind of rivalry that existed between Degas and Manet, Picasso...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

The Success And Failure Of Picasso by John Berger The Success And Failure Of Picasso

Deals with one of our foremost cultural historians who grapples with the life and work of one of the twentieth century's most mercurial and prodigious artists. In this book, the author places the artist in the historical, social and political...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/10/2017

Kay Nielsen's a Thousand and One Nights by Cynthia Burlingham Kay Nielsen's a Thousand and One Nights

Night visions A fine art portfolio of Kay Nielsen s sumptuous A Thousand and One Nights In the late 1910s, in a Europe ravaged by World War I, Danish illustrator Kay Nielsen put the finishing touches on his illustrations of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/10/2017

The Hundred Headless Woman by Max Ernst The Hundred Headless Woman


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/11/2017

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Heath Robinson Masterpieces of Art by Susan Grange, Flame Tree Studio Heath Robinson Masterpieces of Art
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Illustrator and cartoonist W. Heath Robinson is renowned for his ingenious, haphazard contraptions. His work is steeped in the humour of calamity and his name became synonymous for absurd and makeshift devices. This delightful new book is packed with madcap...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/08/2017

National Galleries of Scotland Desk Diary 2018 by Flame Tree Studios National Galleries of Scotland Desk Diary 2018

This week-to-view desk diary features the wonderful works found in the Scottish National Gallery's collection. From the bright and bold brushstrokes of Vincent van Gogh to the still life paintings of George Leslie Hunter and the colourful flowers of Mabel...
Format: Diary - Released: 02/08/2017

Picasso Giacometti by Serena Bucalo-Mussely, Virginie Perdrisot Picasso Giacometti
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Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Concrete Cuba: Cuban Geometric Abstraction from the 1950s (Limited Edition): Estaticos I by Abigail McEwen, Susanna Temkin Concrete Cuba: Cuban Geometric Abstraction from the 1950s (Limited Edition): Estaticos I
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Format: Hardback - Released: 25/07/2017

Schiele by Reinhard Steiner Schiele

Naked truthRadical and all-revealing figuresWith his graphic style, figural distortion, and defiance of conventional standards of beauty, Egon Schiele (1890-1918) was a pioneer of Austrian Expressionism and one of the most startling portrait painters of the 20th century.Mentored by Gustav...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/07/2017

The Alfred Wallis Factor Conflict in Post-War St Ives Art by David Wilkinson The Alfred Wallis Factor Conflict in Post-War St Ives Art

A study of the life and legacy of the artist Alfred Wallis, his role in the art scene in St Ives and his emergence as a pivotal figure in British modernism.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/07/2017

True to Life British Realist Painting in the 1920s and 1930s by Patrick Elliott, Sacha Llewellyn True to Life British Realist Painting in the 1920s and 1930s
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The only book of its kind, giving an overview of British realist art from the 1920s and 1930s, and accompanying an exhibition at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh, 1 July-29 October 2017.
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/07/2017

Individuals against Individualism Art Collectives in Western Europe (1956-1969) by Jacopo Galimberti Individuals against Individualism Art Collectives in Western Europe (1956-1969)

A fascinating book about a countercultural milieu that attempted to establish innovative ideas of collectivity and individuality through the formation of art groups in the 1950s and 1960s.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/07/2017

Edvard Munch - Between the Clock and the Bed by Gary Garrels, Jon-Ove Steihaug, Sheena Wagstaff, Patricia G. Berman Edvard Munch - Between the Clock and the Bed
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A penetrating reassessment of Munch's memorable painting and profound artistic legacy
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/07/2017

Egon Schiele by Diethard Leopold Egon Schiele

Egon Schiele (1890 - 1918) is nowadays regarded as one of the leading pioneers of Modernism in Austria. Although he already enjoyed some success during his lifetime and came to be considered Austria's greatest artist following his death, his outstanding...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/06/2017

Diary Of A Genius by Salvador Dali Diary Of A Genius


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2017

Home - So Different, So Appealing by Chon A. Noriega, Mari Carmen Ramirez, Pilar Tompkins Rivas Home - So Different, So Appealing
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Home - signaling a dwelling, residence or place of origin - embodies one of the most basic concepts for understanding an individual or group within a larger physical and social environment. Yet home has been a little noted, although prevalent,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017

Rayner Hoff The Life of a Sculptor by Deborah Beck Rayner Hoff The Life of a Sculptor

The untold story of Rayner Hoff, one of Australia's most gifted - and controversial - public sculptors. This biography profiles Hoff's life and work, and how he inspired the renaissance of sculpture in Australia, leaving a mark that is still...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/05/2017

Egon Schiele: Complete Paintings, 1908-1918 by Tobias G. Natter Egon Schiele: Complete Paintings, 1908-1918

Twisted brilliance The complete catalogue of Egon Schiele, 1908 1918 Over the course of his short life, Austrian artist Egon Schiele (1890 1918) blazed a turbulent Expressionist trail. A child prodigy, young rebel, and chronic provocateur, he caused uproar among...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/05/2017

Werner Graeff Ein Bauhauskunstler Berichtet / Recollections of a Bauhaus Artist by Eveline Berger, Roman Zieglgansberger Werner Graeff Ein Bauhauskunstler Berichtet / Recollections of a Bauhaus Artist
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Werner Graeff - painter, graphic artist, typographer, photographer and sculptor - is an important Bauhaus artist and a significant representative of Constructivism in Germany. Prompted by his friend Mies van der Rohe he wrote his moving autobiography Hurdenlauf durch das...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/05/2017

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