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Rodin: The Shape of Genius
Rodin
The Shape of Genius
Paperback      ISBN: 0300064985

This reinterpretation of Rodin's life and times draws on archives and letters to disentangle the facts of this artist's life from the many myths that have grown up around him. The book provides new interpretations of the motivations, execution and reception of Rodin's artistic creations.

John Sloan's Oil Paintings: A Catalogue Raisonne
John Sloan's Oil Paintings
A Catalogue Raisonne
Hardcover      ISBN: 0874134390

Descriptions and histories of the 1,265 oils by John Sloan (1871-1951), more than 1,000 of which are illustrated. Includes critical commentary, the artist's own comments, and an analysis of Sloan's work and his role in American painting. Indexing by title and subject. Illustrated.

Gauguin and the Nabis: Prophets of Modernism
Gauguin and the Nabis
Prophets of Modernism
Paperback      ISBN: 287939080x

Retraces the relationship between the figurative painting of the Nabi -- Serusier, Vuillard, Bonnard, and others -- and the influence of Gauguin.

Ansel Adams: A Biography
Ansel Adams
A Biography
Paperback      ISBN: 0805058354

Traces the life and career of Ansel Adams, including his early years in San Francisco, his relationship with the Native Americans of Yosemite, and the influences on his photography and painting of western landscapes

The Headless Bust: A Melancholy Meditation on the False Millennium
The Headless Bust
A Melancholy Meditation on the False Millennium
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0151005141

As we wander off with Edward Gorey into the next millennium our reasons for being here are far from clear. Nevertheless, the master craftsmen is at his best . . Ere the last guest was fin'lly gone. a va, h las, from bad to worse: Adieu to prose, all to verse. The Bahhumbug with lack of tact. Now called attention to the fact, Which made it feel to Edmund Gravel. He was already to unravel

The Lives of the Artists
The Lives of the Artists
Paperback      ISBN: 019283410x

These biographies of the great quattrocento artists have long been considered among the most important of contemporary sources on Italian Renaissance art. Vasari, who invented the term "Renaissance," was the first to outline the influential theory of Renaissance art that traces a progression through Giotto, Brunelleschi, and finally the titanic figures of Michaelangelo, Da Vinci, and Raphael. This new translation, specially commissioned for the World's Classics series, contains thirty-six of the most important lives and is fully annotated.

David Hockney: And His Friends
David Hockney
And His Friends
Paperback      ISBN: 1899791558

In the OUT LINES series, a biography of artist David Hockney which examines his treatment of gay relationships and the male nude in his work, considers the development of his gay art since he came out in London in the 1960s and investigates his fascination with pool swimmers in Los Angeles.

Malevich
Malevich
Hardcover      ISBN: 0810946912

Focusing on Kazimir Malevich (1878-1935), one of the great pioneers of 20th-century abstract art, this is one of a series of illustrated monographs which offer introductions to modern art and artists. Each book presents a profile of the artist and analysis of his distinctive style.

Rembrandt's Eyes
Rembrandt's Eyes
Hardcover      ISBN: 067940256x

Honoring the genius of Rembrandt, the author first explores the painter's obsession with Flemish master Peter Paul Rubens--a fixation that profoundly influenced the evolution of his work and was not overcome until Rubens's death. 75,000 first pirnting.

Divine Favor: The Art of Joseph O'Connell
Divine Favor
The Art of Joseph O'Connell
Hardcover      ISBN: 0814625738

Collaborating as writers, designers, and photographers, friends of Joseph O'Connell offer a glimpse of his creativity in Divine Favor, a photographic collection of this master-artist's work.