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Exhibition catalogues & specific collections books

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Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum by Gerdien Eleanora Wuestman Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Hyundai Commission: Superflex by Donald Hyslop Hyundai Commission: Superflex

Since Tate Modern opened in 2000, the Turbine Hall has hosted some of the world's most memorable and acclaimed works of contemporary art, reaching an audience of millions. The way artists have interpreted this vast industrial space has revolutionised public...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

Inside the Freud Museums History, Memory and Site-Responsive Art by Joanne Morra Inside the Freud Museums History, Memory and Site-Responsive Art

A Guide to the Freud Museums and how their history and spaces have inspired artists and curators
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

Inside the Freud Museums History, Memory and Site-Responsive Art by Joanne Morra Inside the Freud Museums History, Memory and Site-Responsive Art

A guide to the Freud Museums and how their history and spaces have inspired artists and curators.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

Bodleian Library Treasures by David Vaisey Bodleian Library Treasures

Since its foundation in 1602, the Bodleian Library has acquired manuscripts, printed books, maps, music and ephemera in all languages, from all ages and corners of the globe. From this collection David Vaisey, former Bodley's Librarian and Keeper of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

Uffizi - Pitti Frpm Gotto to Caravaggio by Mina Gregori Uffizi - Pitti Frpm Gotto to Caravaggio

The painting collections in the state museums of Florence are unequalled for their quality, historical significance, and for the sheer number of works; never before have they been presented in a publication of such splendid technical quality.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/10/2017

Exat 51 Experimental Atelier 51 by Krefeld Kunstmuseen Exat 51 Experimental Atelier 51

Catalogues the works of an interdisciplinary association of artists and architects, who aspired to synthesise the fine and applied arts in socialist Yugoslavia in the 1950s.
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/10/2017

Repentant Monk Illusion and Disillusion in the Art of Chen Hongshou by Julia White Repentant Monk Illusion and Disillusion in the Art of Chen Hongshou

Repentant Monk: Illusion and Disillusion in the Art of Chen Hongshou is organized by Julia M. White, Senior Curator for Asian Art. The catalogue is made possible with major support from the Bei Shan Tang Foundation. The exhibition is made...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/10/2017

Gemaldegalerie Staatliche Museen zu Berlin by Michael Eissenhauer Gemaldegalerie Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

An overview of the Gemaldegalerie's comprehensive collection of European art, including masterpieces from all styles and schools from the 13th-18th centuries, accompanied by the Director's commentary.
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/10/2017

A-Z The Marzona Collection by Bahnhof Hamburger A-Z The Marzona Collection

Beginning in the 1960s, the German-Italian gallerist and publisher Edigio Marzona has created one of the largest and most significant art collections on twentieth-century avant-garde movements that includes works of conceptual art, minimal art and arte povera from America and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/10/2017

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The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg by Mikhail Piotrovsky The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg

Highlights from one of the world's finest art collections, featuring masterpieces from every period from the Italian Renaissance to the 20th century. A new addition to the Director's Choice series, here the works are chosen and explained by Mikhail Piotrovsky,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/11/2017

The Albertina by Klaus Albrecht Schroder The Albertina

An illustrated selection of highlights from The Albertina's world-renowned collection of prints, drawings and paintings, featuring works from Old Masters as well as modern artists.
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/11/2017

Artists Working from Life by Sam Phillips Artists Working from Life

The first publication to focus on what working from life means today, and published to accompany an exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, 9 December 2017 - 11 March 2018.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/12/2017

Libre by Sarah Thornton Libre

LIBRE: DHC/ART tells the story of a contemporary art foundation unlike any other in Canada. Situated in the cosmopolitan city of Montreal, DHC/ART is dedicated to bringing impactful experiences with contemporary art to the public with a mission of accessibility...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/12/2017

The Art of the Peales in the Philadelphia Museum of Art Adaptations and Innovations by Carol Eaton Soltis The Art of the Peales in the Philadelphia Museum of Art Adaptations and Innovations

A fascinating overview of the Philadelphia Museum of Art's unparalleled and diverse collection of works by the Peale family, America's first artistic dynasty
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/01/2018

Lari Pittman Declaration of Independence by Connie Butler, George Baker, Emily Gonzalez-Jarrett, Donatien Grau Lari Pittman Declaration of Independence
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The incredible detail and scale of Lari Pittman's mesmerizing paintings are gloriously recreated in this lushly-illustrated retrospective book.
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/01/2018

The Raft Art is (Not) Lonely by Jan Fabre, Joanna De Vos The Raft Art is (Not) Lonely
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The sequel to Jan Hoet's The Sea , including works of art by 75 artists, starring Marina Abramovic, Michael Borremans, Romeo Castellucci, Steve McQueen, Luc Tuymans and many more.
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/01/2018

Charles I King and Collector by Desmond Shawe-Taylor Charles I King and Collector

The story of the British monarch who created one of the most stupendous art collections ever assembled. Published to accompany the exhibition that brings together works by Van Dyck, Rubens, Titian, Holbein, Mantegna, and Rembrandt, among many others. A major...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/01/2018

The Silesian Museum by Dr. Alicja Knast The Silesian Museum

The first guide to the newly renovated Silesian Museum in Poland, celebrating the cultural heritage of the region, this is also a new addition to the Director's Choice series.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/01/2018

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Turner and the Whale by Dr Jason Edwards Turner and the Whale

This is the guide to the exhibition, Turner and the Whale at the Hull Maritime Museum in Autumn 2017, which brings together for the first time in the UK, 3 of the 4 whaling pictures Turner was at work on...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

California Mexicana Missions to Murals, 1820? 1930 by Katherine Manthorne California Mexicana Missions to Murals, 1820? 1930

Following the U.S.-Mexican War (1846-1848), lands that had for centuries belonged to New Spain, and later to Mexico, were transformed into the thirty-first state in the United States. This process was facilitated by visual artists, who forged distinct pictorial motifs...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

The Private Life of Napoleon The Bruno Ledoux Collection by Philippe Garcia, Laurent Joffrin The Private Life of Napoleon The Bruno Ledoux Collection
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Written by a team of experts and historians including Michel Verge-Franceschi, Jacques-Olivier Boudon, Laetitia de Witt, Emmanuelle Papot, Xavier Aiolfi, Pierre Branda, Bernard Chevallier, and David Chanteranne.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

Max Beckmann The World as a Stage by Sebastian Karnatz, Lynette Roth, Ortrud Westheider, Christiane Zeiller Max Beckmann The World as a Stage
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This magnificently illustrated book explores Max Beckmann's idea of the world as a stage while also providing a striking introduction to one of the 20th century's most spectacularly creative periods of art and design.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

The East German Handbook by Justinian Jampol The East German Handbook


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

World on the Horizon Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean by Prita S. Meier World on the Horizon Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean

The multiauthored book accompanying the World on the Horizon exhibition organized by Krannert Art Museum is the first interdisciplinary study of Swahili visual arts and their historically deep and enduring connections to eastern and central Africa, the port towns of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Are We All Addicts Now? Digital Dependence by Vanessa Bartlett Are We All Addicts Now? Digital Dependence

Are We All Addicts Now? Digital Dependence is an artist-led enquiry by Katriona Beales into digital hyper-connectivity and the normalization of addictive behaviours through our everyday interactions with digital devices. While internet addiction is not yet considered an official psychiatric...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art by Thomas J. Loughman Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

New colour photographs encapsulate the breadth of the Wadsworth Atheneum's collection, which spans 5000 years of European and American art.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2017

Japan in Early Photographs The Aime Humbert Collection at the Museum of Ethnography, Neuchatel by Gregoire Mayor, Akiyoshi Tani Japan in Early Photographs The Aime Humbert Collection at the Museum of Ethnography, Neuchatel
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The Aime Humbert Collection of early photographs from Japan, used as source to illustrate his travel reports, played a major role in building lasting representations of Japan.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/09/2017

Dali/Duchamp by Dawn Ades, Dr. William Jeffett, Dr. Gavin Parkinson, Ed Ruscha Dali/Duchamp
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The first publication to explore the friendship between Marcel Duchamp and Salvador Dali, two of the most important artists of the twentieth century. The book features previously unpublished material and accompanies a ground-breaking exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/09/2017

Matisse - Bonnard Long Live Painting! by Felix Kramer, Dita Amory, Jenny Graser, Margrit Hahnloser-Ingold Matisse - Bonnard Long Live Painting!
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In this beautifully illustrated book, the forty- year friendship between Henri Matisse and Pierre Bonnard becomes a platform for new perspectives on the development of the European avant-garde.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/09/2017

Barbara Takenaga by Debra Bricker Balken Barbara Takenaga

This in-depth assessment explores the work of Barbara Takenaga whose detailed, mystical paintings draw from a wide range of sources from Japanese prints to Op Art.
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2017

Painted in Mexico, 1700-1790 Pinxit Mexici by Luisa Elena Alcala Painted in Mexico, 1700-1790 Pinxit Mexici

This beautiful and groundbreaking book provides the first in-depth reassessment of 18th-century Mexican painting, making accessible an extraordinary body of images, alongside compelling new scholarship.
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

Rudolph Leopold Art Director by Diethard Leopold Rudolph Leopold Art Director


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Volta Photo 1965-1985 by Sory Sanle, Florent Mazzoleni Volta Photo 1965-1985
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Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

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