Art

Reviewed by: 

“For Millet and Modern Art, the essays are its heart and soul, down to earth and of course, modern.”

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

Monet: The Garden Paintings makes a charming exhibition souvenir and a perfect memento in reverence to a prominent and beloved artist.”

Reviewed by: 

Yayoi Kusama: All About My Love showcases the imagery and portrays the artist’s personal story.”

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

Art history in the Golden Age is not the exclusive domain of Michelangelo’s Italy or Bruegel’s Netherlands. Other countries in Europe also produced prominent artists during that era.

Reviewed by: 

“Line after line and scene after scene delight the reader with its account of a world gone by but well worth the returning to, if only as a tourist.

Reviewed by: 

“offers one of the most well-rounded, entertaining, and creative presentations of Gaugin biographies on the shelves.”

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

Paula Rego: The Art of Story is an extensive monograph covering the breadth of a 60-year artistic career which, for all intents and purposes, could be summed up in one word: intense.

Reviewed by: 

The history of drawing wrapped up in a pleasant and readable text, Rubens, Rembrandt, and Drawing in the Golden Age is a fantastic discussion of the many purposes of the drawing

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

“Packed with 155 images of paintings, sketches, and copies of handwritten letters, Van Gogh's Inner Circle is a unique and welcome perspective on Van Gogh’s varied behaviors and ch

Reviewed by: 

Louise Bourgeois: An Intimate Portrait is an art book in the way an antique rococo picture frame might be art.

Reviewed by: 

Mostly known for his naturalist work with birds (the National Audubon Society is, after all, dedicated specifically to protecting birds and their habitats), John James Audubon (1785–1851) wandered

Reviewed by: 

“Lucy Jones has earned a place of distinction among contemporary expressionist visionaries.”

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

“succeeds in providing documentation for how thinking is changing, debating, and making ideological accommodations over time, as understandings deepen, and relationships are strengthened.”

Reviewed by: 

“there was courage and conviction in his decision to eschew the title of abstraction that so many of his peers pursued in favor of a lifelong commitment to the tradition of representational

Reviewed by: 

To say that Christopher Wood’s A History of Art History is erudite would be a serious understatement.

Reviewed by: 

After Leonardo Di Vinci there was Rembrandt and before Picasso there was Rembrandt.

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

“A $450 million price tag. And what of that? Was it 500 years of history that warranted that exorbitant amount? Or was it the spiritual aura?”

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

“Ward wants to break down any veil of time, any patina of history, and to confront these art works, to argue and quarrel with them.

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

No matter whom Jones treats, he tells the tale of each artist with verve.

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

“Paint[s] an engaging picture of an artistic master who, for a figurative painter, was as generous with precise detail, symbolism and personal motives, as he was with color, while never dis

Reviewed by: 

“Edvard Munch: Love and Angst is clear and deliberate in its scope and raises awareness of a highly prolific, yet mostly hidden side of the artist, ultimately just

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

Jean-Michel Basquiat was a cryptic figure in the 1980s art scene, and he remains enigmatic 30 years after his death from an accidental overdose in 1988.

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

So much about Iraq has been destroyed over the last few decades. The country has suffered great indignities. Rampage, war, revolution, and still, to this day, misunderstanding on a global scale.

Reviewed by: 

Awaken is a gem for students and practitioners of art, meditation, Buddhism, and/or Asian culture.”

Pages