Art

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Art After Stonewall is an engaging and illuminating chronicle of gay liberation.

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“In Pollock Confidential, they’re given a fascinating slice of this mercurial artist’s life, a strange marriage between a conservative government intrigue and rebellious creativity

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Alexander “Sandy” Calder (1898–1976) lives larger than life in Jed Perl’s Part 2 biography.

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“provides a solid museum-like experience of this classical Spanish artist.”

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Taking Time is absolutely not solely about fashion, nor is this a glossy photography book centered on the oeuvre of the late great Azzedine Alaïa.

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Renaissance thinking was not just about making men smarter, more intellectual, and open minded (although who would complain about that happening!).

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“With detailed notations and interesting reflections on themes, symbolisms and iconography, this book is a pleasure from start to finish.”

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

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

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

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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.

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“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.

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

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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.

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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

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“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

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

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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

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

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

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“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

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

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

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“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?”

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