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Anne Wilkes Tucker
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Chen Changfen (b. 1941) began to photograph the Great Wall twenty years before the Chinese government officially adopted it as the national symbol in 1984. This fascinating book presents a small fraction of his decades-long study of the monumental form and conveys the fertile range of themes and ide ... Read More about
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Blanche Craig (Editor)
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Arnd Friedrichs (Editor)
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Monobloc is the established term for the ubiquitous stackable plastic chair that can be found on patios and in yards, snack bars, and campgrounds around the globe. Although despised by design aficionados, it is arguably the most successful piece of furniture in the world. 220 C Virus Monobloc is an ... Read More about
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Frank Boyden
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A ceramic artist and printmaker, Boyden has explored a wide variety of themes in his prints over the past twenty years, including animals, the landscape, and most recently, the human figure. In this suite of 96 drypoints, Boyden set out to depict horrendous and abhorrent images of humanity: "charact ... Read More about
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A. S. Byatt
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From the winner of the Booker Prize: A ravishing book that opens a window into the lives, designs, and passions of Mariano Fortuny and William Morris, two remarkable artists who themselves are passions of the writer A. S. Byatt. Born a generation apart in the mid-1800s, Fortuny and Morris were seem ... Read More about
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Stephen Houston
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In this thought-provoking book, preeminent scholar Stephen Houston turns his attention to the crucial role of young males in Classic Maya society, drawing on evidence from art, writing, and material culture. The Gifted Passage establishes that adolescent men in Maya art were the subjects and makers ... Read More about
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Ian Wardropper
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Limoges enamels, named for the town in which they were produced, are one of the most distinctive art forms of the French Renaissance. This stunning handbook--the first book dedicated to Henry Clay Frick's important collection of forty-six Limoges enamels--reflects the jewel-like character of the obj ... Read More about
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Margaret K. Hofer, Roberta J. M. Olson
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This lavishly illustrated volume is the first comprehensive study of the folk art collection purchased by the New-York Historical Society from Elie and Viola Nadelman in 1937. Exhibited by the couple from 1926 to 1937 in their pioneering Museum of Folk and Peasant Arts in Riverdale, New York, the ne ... Read More about
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Charlotte Vignon, Christian Baulez
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Pierre Gouthi re: Virtuoso Gilder at the French Court celebrates the life of Pierre Gouthi re (1732-1813), considered to be one of the best Parisian bronze chasers and gilders of the eighteenth-century. Gouthi re became gilder to Louis XV in 1767, and is credited with inventing a new type of gilding ... Read More about
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