“Like a series of Russian nesting dolls, this book is about a specific painter within a specific culture within the history of how that culture has been seen and described through the centu
Two of the most famous 20th century artistic salons were the Bloomsbury Group in London, a literary community centered on Virginia Woolf, and Gertrude and Leo Stein’s salon, which brought together
“provides a valuable view of an important artist who deserves to be better known.”
“Modigliani - Picasso: The Primitivist Revolution is the type and quality of a project one would expect to accompany an exhibition that h
The latest in a series of contemporary Australian fine art compilations, Still Life joins Creswell Bell’s shelf alongside Clay and A Painted Landscape.
“Homer was an expressive artistic powerhouse, and the Cullercoats work proves his versatility.”
”Many will judge that, despite all the emotional chaos, William Feaver has cornered a lion, and that Lucian Freud has earned his place in the pantheon of great post-war realist painters.
“an engrossing portrait of the artist, his art, and his incorrigible personality.”
So this is the new “book” by the great singer-songwriter David Byrne, with illustrations by Maira Kalman.
“Picasso's Demoiselles is a thoughtful, meticulously researched investigation into the artist’s extensive creative process.”
“This book, with its colorful depictions of Henri Matisse's 50 works and its explicit, detailed descriptions, is a gem and a treasure about an artist whom you thought you knew.”
“Lucy Jones has earned a place of distinction among contemporary expressionist visionaries.”
“The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Masterpiece Paintings is a book ready for heirloom status.
“Beautifully produced, Van Gogh and Britain adds greatly to our appreciation of the artist who created such universally beloved paintings, over 800, in just 10 years.”
“This exhibition is surely a testament to the longevity and influence of Hockney himself. . . .
“Rosetsu: Ferocious Brush will continue to promote this masterfully exciting artist to a much broader audience and help narrow the perception gap between Eastern a
Van Gogh and the Seasons is everything one would want in a Vincent van Gogh monograph and much more.
William Merritt Chase (1849–1916) is a pivotal figure in the history of American art. He was a contemporary of James Whistler and John Singer Sargent.
Vincent Van Gogh was one of those artists who brought the fullness of his unique character to his lifestyle, his relationships, and his artwork.
“a useful tool for an exploration of modern European artistic sensibilities.”
“a fascinating source of material for those interested in visual anthropology and the impact of a developing urban art and social language.”
This is such an elegant and luscious book for the mind and the heart.
Disappointment comes in many wrappings.