“The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Masterpiece Paintings is a book ready for heirloom status.
“The Art of Looking explains in layperson’s vernacular why investing oneself in art history matters at both a personal level and to the community at large.”
“Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing marks a unique milestone offering a generous souvenir of his extensive paper-based oeuvre, a miraculously well-preserved body
In 1997 Eugène Delacroix (1798–1863) scholar Barthélémy Jobert published a monograph to honor the 200th birthday of this perplexing 19th century painter.
Susie Hodge, with her depth and breadth of experience in art history, delivers an approachable panorama of an enigmatic category of art history referred to as Modern Art.
“A bold and ambitious project, Jasper Johns: Pictures within Pictures, 1980–2015 serves as the most comprehensive collection to date of Johns’ mature work.”
Good Wives and Warriors, aka Becky Bolton and Louise Chappell, let out all the stops in this highly imaginative coloring book.
If one were to think that nothing more could possibly be written about the iconic Georgia O’Keeffe that hasn’t already been researched, analyzed, or discussed, then one has not yet perused this gem
As one of the most internationally renowned artists, René Magritte (1898–1967) was also one of the strangest, a testament to his mastery of the surrealist style.
“The Prado Masterpieces is an incredible book, marrying visual splendor with academic insight.”
Hubert Robert may be the most famous artist you’ve never heard of. A-list fans like Louis XVI, Catherine the Great, and Voltaire clamored for his poetic views of architectural ruins.
Making art a part of your daily life is invigorating because it becomes a touchstone for one’s sensibilities.
Given a large (9 3/8” x 13”) page size, this very attractive compilation of contemporary art—drawings on paper—provides an excellent review of a medium that is too often overlooked.
“Finlay is expert in her knowledge and delves beneath the superficial to reveal why colors captivate our imaginations.”
“If you can’t devote the next 30 years of your life to running the Metropolitan Museum of Art, but you do have a hunger to learn more about artists and works of art . .
“. . . definitely not for children.”
“. . . a real contribution to the copious Holocaust literature. The Lady in Gold will make a great movie.”
“With The Art of Medicine: Over 2,000 Years of Images and Imagination on your lap, a faraway gallery is made available—a gallery in which the past and the current worlds appear, bo
“Ceramics in America concludes with short papers on recent discoveries and reviews of recent pertinent publications.
“Transfigurations is a photo essay collection that strives to reveal transgender people as persons who have chosen to undergo major surgery to become what they believe they should
“We learn through this gentle narrative how to really see and how an appreciation for art can enhance our view of the world’s everyday splendor.”
“‘Like rock musicians, the persona of the artists is central to the content of the work.’”
“Would that the publisher have gone on the complete journey with Hockney and Gayford and made this the large-scale volume that it deserved to be so that the art could have been as easily ab