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707 pages : illustrations ; 38 cm
Da Vinci in detail: Leonardo's life and work all pictures, all drawings! One of the most fully achieved human beings who has ever lived, Leonardo da Vinci(1452 1519) is recognized the world over as a figure ofinfinite curiosity, feverish imagination and sublime artistic ability.Thisupdated editionof our XL title provides themost comprehensive survey of the life and work of this master painter, sculptor, architect, scientist, and inventor. Itscatalogue raisonneof Leonardo s paintings covers both his surviving and his lost painted works. With full-bleed details of many paintings, the reader is able to inspect the subtlest facets of brushworks that came to revolutionize Art History.A further catalog ofLeonardo's drawingsarranges nearly 700 of his drawings by category (architecture, technical, proportion, cartography, etc) and showcases his fabulous observational finesse, fromanatomical studies to architectural plans, from complex engineering designs to pudgy infant portraits. It includes a fresh chapter exploring theartist's mesmerizing manuscripts.The accompanying account of Leonardo's life and work includes a special in-depth exploration of his masterworksThe AnnunciationandThe Last Supper. ".
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783836527019 20160618
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
ARTSTUDI-145-01

2. Wayne Thiebaud [2014]

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358 pages : illlustrations (some color), portraits ; 31 cm
The most comprehensive and deluxe monograph on Wayne Thiebaud, a celebrated and active American artist, spanning the length of hiscareer, from the mid-1950s to the present. Wayne Thiebaud is one of the world s most popular and respected painters. Born in 1920, he has lived for most of his life in Sacramento, with much of his youth spent in Long Beach; Southern California, in particular Laguna Beach, remains an area of great sentimentality. For this book he has selected the works himself, an act of autobiography in a sense. At age 94, he looked back over his life and his work, rich with breakthroughs in painting and masterful individuality.This deluxe volume, with more than 200 illustrations, covers Thiebaud s career as a painter and draftsman from 1959 to 2014. It features many of the still lifes of pies, cakes, desserts, candies, and other objects lusciously painted, brightly colored, perfectly composed, and gently comic for which he is best known. Such works brought national recognition in 1962 with a seminal exhibition at the Allan Stone Gallery in New York, attracting rave reviews and, to the discomfort of the artist himself, leading critics to see him as part of the Pop Art movement. The other artistic genres that he cultivated most avidly since then are landscape and cityscape, with special interests in the Sacramento River valley and San Francisco. New essays by a wide range of writers give a fresh perspective on his life and work.".
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780847846160 20160619
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
ARTSTUDI-145-01

3. Peter Doig [2014]

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1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 x 31 cm
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
ARTSTUDI-145-01
Book
xi, 193 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.
Josef Albers's Interaction of Color is a masterwork in art education. Conceived as a handbook and teaching aid for artists, instructors, and students, this influential book presents Albers's singular explanation of complex color theory principles. Originally published by Yale University Press in 1963 as a limited silkscreen edition with 150 color plates, Interaction of Color first appeared in paperback in 1971, featuring ten color studies chosen by Albers, and has remained in print ever since. With over a quarter of a million copies sold in its various editions since 1963, Interaction of Color remains an essential resource on color, as pioneering today as when Albers first created it. Fifty years after Interaction's initial publication, this new edition presents a significantly expanded selection of close to sixty color studies alongside Albers's original text, demonstrating such principles as color relativity, intensity, and temperature; vibrating and vanishing boundaries; and the illusion of transparency and reversed grounds. A celebration of the longevity and unique authority of Albers's contribution, this landmark edition will find new audiences in studios and classrooms around the world.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780300179354 20160611
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
ARTSTUDI-145-01

5. Kehinde Wiley [2012]

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248 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 33 cm.
Known for his portraits of African-American men in heroic poses of power and glory from the annals of art history, Kehinde Wiley's work continues to inspire the MTV generation and provoke the world's attention. This is a major monograph of the popular artist and his works in all media.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780847835492 20160608
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
ARTSTUDI-145-01
Book
128 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
ARTSTUDI-145-01
Book
216 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 29 cm.
Tom Thomson developed an artistic language that captured the unique qualities of the Canadian landscape - dazzling in colour and in tune with the subtle changing of the seasons. After his untimely death, Thomson's friends organised a memorial exhibition, and followed this up by forming probably the most famous artistic force in Canadian art history: the Group of Seven. Lawren Harris, J.E.H. MacDonald, Arthur Lismer, Frederick Varley, Frank Johnston, Franklin Carmichael and A.Y. Jackson created - along with Thomson - a landscape style that to this day influences the way Canadians visualise their own country. Highly revered in Canada, these great artists are virtually unknown outside. This spectacularly illustrated book, arranged according to the geographical areas depicted, with scholarly essays investigating different aspects of the painters' craft, aims to redress that imbalance. With contributions by Anna Hudson, Katerina Atanassova, Nils Ohlsen and MariA"tta Jansen.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780856677083 20160607
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
ARTSTUDI-145-01

8. Monet [2010]

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416 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 34 cm.
"Claude Monet (1840-1926) a laissé une oeuvre picturale scandée par une longue carrière qui, commencée au XIXe siècle, se poursuit au XXe siècle, sans se limiter au mouvement impressionniste auquel son nom est associé. Depuis les débuts du jeune caricaturiste amateur au Havre jusqu'au grand peintre des Nymphéas, en passant par la contribution de l'artiste aux expositions des impressionnistes, ainsi que par ses différents envois au Salon et aux expositions de galeries, cette monographie embrasse l'itinéraire artistique complet du peintre. La notion de plein air est notamment pleinement reconsidérée. Paysagiste avant tout de la Normandie à la côte méditerranéenne en passant par les bords de Seine, Argenteuil mais aussi Belle-Ile et la Creuse, il élabore au fil des années des méthodes de peindre sans précédent. La problématique de la série, dans sa relation aux sites et à la temporalité, est tout particulièrement soulevée à propos de la Normandie Les Meules et La Cathédrale de Rouen, et de Giverny où Monet s'est installé en 1883, devenant un "peintre-jardinier". Une poétique des éléments naturels sans précédent s'y exprime et s'épanouit dans les paysages d'eau, si chers à Georges Clemenceau. Un croisement de sources permet de documenter judicieusement les tableaux analysés qui sont examinés attentivement dans leur facture. La correspondance, y compris les lettres reçues par Monet récemment dispersées sur le marché, et les textes critiques sont cités, d'Octave Mirbeau à Marcel Proust. Dans une étude de la genèse des oeuvres et du style de Monet, l'ouvrage aborde aussi les sources de l'artiste, notamment l'influence des arts graphiques, depuis les keepsakes romantiques jusqu'aux estampes japonaises ou aux gravures de Whistler. Ses carnets de croquis et ses pastels, rarement reproduits, sont ici avantageusement représentés. Enfin, la stratégie d'exposition de Monet et les relations avec les marchands et les collectionneurs, ainsi que la diffusion de son art en Angleterre et aux États-Unis, mais aussi au Japon, sont révélatrices, au delà de sa reconnaissance en France autour du don à l'État des Nymphéas et de leur présentation à l'Orangerie des Tuileries, de son "aura" internationale."P. [4] of cover.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
ARTSTUDI-145-01

9. Caravaggio Bacon [2009]

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223 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
ARTSTUDI-145-01
Book
255 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps (chiefly col.) ; 24 x 26 cm.
As seen in O: The Oprah Magazine, the New York Times Book Review, USA Today, Cool Hunting, and countless other media outlets, The Map as Art is available now in a paperback edition. This volume by Katharine Harmon, author of our best-selling book You Are Here, extends that book's celebration of mapmaking to the world of artists' maps.It is little surprise that in an era of globalized politics, culture, and ecology contemporary artists are drawn to mapsto express their visions. Using paint, salt, souvenir tea towels, or their own bodies, map artists explore a world free ofgeographical constraints. In The Map as Art, Harmon collects 360 colorful, map-related artistic visions by well-known artists--such as Ed Ruscha, Julian Schnabel, Olafur Eliasson, William Kentridge, and Vik Muniz--and many more less-familiar artists for whom maps are the inspiration for creating art. Essays by Gayle Clemans bring an in-depth look into the artists' maps of Joyce Kozloff, Landon Mackenzie, Ingrid Calame, Guillermo Kuitca, and Maya Lin. Together, the beautiful reproductions and telling commentary make this an essential volume for anyone open to exploring new paths.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781568989723 20160604
Maps can be simple tools, comfortable in their familiar form. Or they can lead to different destinations: places turned upside down or inside out, territories riddled with marks understood only by their maker, realms connected more to the interior mind than to the exterior world. These are the places of artists' maps, that happy combination of information and illusion that flourishes in basement studios and downtown galleries alike. It is little surprise that, in an era of globalized politics, culture, and ecology, contemporary artists are drawn to maps to express their visions. Using paint, salt, souvenir tea towels, or their own bodies, map artists explore a world free of geographical constraints. Katharine Harmon knows this territory. As the author of our best-selling book You Are Here, she has inspired legions of new devotees of imaginative maps. In The Map as Art, Harmon collects 360 colorful, map-related artistic visions by well-known artistssuch as Ed Ruscha, Julian Schnabel, Olafur Eliasson, Maira Kalman, William Kentridge, and Vik Munizand many more less-familiar artists for whom maps are the inspiration for creating art. Essays by Gayle Clemans bring an in-depth look into the artists' maps of Joyce Kozloff, Landon Mackenzie, Ingrid Calame, Guillermo Kuitca, and Maya Lin. Together, the beautiful reproductions and telling commentary make this an essential volume for anyone open to exploring new paths.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781568987620 20160604
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
ARTSTUDI-140-01, ARTSTUDI-145-01
Book
223 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 33 cm.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
ARTSTUDI-145-01

12. Anselm Kiefer [2007]

Book
507 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
ARTSTUDI-145-01

13. L'art fauve [2006]

Book
197 p. : col. ill. ; 31 cm.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
ARTSTUDI-145-01
Book
224 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 30 cm.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
ARTSTUDI-145-01
Book
111 p. : col. ill., ports. ; 26 cm.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
ARTSTUDI-145-01

16. Velázquez [2006]

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255 p. : col. ill. ; 31 cm.
  • Appearance and reality in the Spain of Velázquez / John H. Elliott
  • Painting and reality : the art and life of Velázquez / Dawson W. Carr
  • Nudes and knights : a context for Venus / Javier Portús
  • Velázquez's painting technique / Larry Keith
  • Velázquez and Britain / Xavier Bray
  • Catalogue. Velázquez in Seville ; At court and in Italy : painter of faith and myth ; Portraying the court ; Velázquez and the hunt ; Portraying the ancients ; Portraying two courts : the return to Italy and the final years in Madrid.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
ARTSTUDI-145-01

17. Jenny Saville [2005]

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172 p. : col. ill., ports. ; 32 cm.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
ARTSTUDI-145-01
Book
208 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
ARTSTUDI-145-01
Book
413 p. : chiefly ill. (chiefly col.) ; 34 cm.
This volume presents the history of portrait painting in the Western world, starting with its roots in ancient art and focusing on its flowering as an autonomous genre beginning in the 15th century. Works feature in the book represent all types of portraiture - individual and group portraits, official and casual settings, subjects both famous and anonymous, renderings of friends, family and the artists themselves. Masters of portraiture - including Van Eyck, Leonardo, Raphael, Hals, Rembrandt, Holbein, Gainsborough, Velasquez, Sargent and many others - are all represented, as a more recent practitioners of the genre such as Picasso, Chuck Close and Gerhard Richter. Nearly 300 major paintings from collections throughout the world are presented in full-page reproductions, while informative details highlight certain aspects of the paintings, providing insight into the painters' techniques.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780810945395 20160527
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
ARTSTUDI-145-01
Book
70 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 x 30 cm.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
ARTSTUDI-145-01