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Ivories: From the Renaissance to the Modern Era
From the Renaissance to the Modern Era
French    Hardcover      ISBN: 2353400868
This catalogue, fully illustrated throughout, documents this unique collection in its entirety for the first time.
Henry Moore: Sculpting the 20th Century
Henry Moore
Sculpting the 20th Century
Hardcover      ISBN: 0300089929
Dime-Store Alchemy: The Art of Joseph Cornell
Dime-Store Alchemy
The Art of Joseph Cornell
Paperback      ISBN: 1590174860
Now in Paperback In Dime-Store Alchemy, poet Charles Simic reflects on the life and work of Joseph Cornell, the maverick surrealist who is one of America’s great artists. Simic’s spare prose is as enchanting and luminous as the mysterious boxes of found objects for which Cornell is justly renowned.
Rodin: Sculpture & Drawings
Sculpture & Drawings
Paperback      ISBN: 0300038321
Traces the development of the artistic techniques and subjects of Auguste Rodin and examines the cross-fertilization between his drawing and sculpture
The New Millennium Paper Airplane Book
The New Millennium Paper Airplane Book
Paperback      ISBN: 0960848851
By Klara Hobza. Introductions by Klara Hobza, Liz Linden, Rochelle Steiner.
And There Was Sculpture: Jacob Epstein's Formative Years 1882-1930
And There Was Sculpture
Jacob Epstein's Formative Years 1882-1930
Paperback      ISBN: 1903470927
This is a comprehensive introduction to the young Epstein, a study of his personality, his art, his culture, his milieu, his domestic menages, his Jewishness, his unJewishness, his vision, his lovers and again his art, for Epstein lived, starved and suffered all for his art. Immigrants to New York, his parents took the name Epstein without appreciating that it would make him forever a foreigner in his chosen homeland, London, where his startlingly original responses to public commissions worked the popular press into a lather, and the Bloomsbury intellectuals did not really like him either. “He took the bricks, he took the insults, he faced the howls of derision … and as far as this country is concerned he took them first,
Cellini: Artist, Genius Fugitive
Artist, Genius Fugitive
Hardcover      ISBN: 075092957x
The life of Cellini is a romping good story which at present exists only in the form of a memoir, read by students and specialists. Derek Parker retells Cellini's life, setting it in the context of the turbulent world of Renaissance Europe. Cellini, famous as sculptor and goldsmith, and patronized by both Francis I of France and the Medici courts of Tuscany, was one of the most picturesque figures of the Renaissance. His adventures, hot temper and tendency to fight, his escapes from prison and amorous escapades among the Florentine and Roman nobility, and his interest in magic, made him a figure of renown in his own time, and beyond.
Oferta publica/ Public Tender
Oferta publica/ Public Tender
Catalan    Paperback      ISBN: 8492505621
Rita McBride is a US-American artist whose installations explore cultural and sociological issues using the language of architecture. At first sight, the sculptures and installations are composed of recognizable daily objects - machines, steps, tubes, even water towers - that transport us to a standardized world, where repetition itself establishes a code that facilitates comprehension. However, the familiarity of form is disturbed by the materials used - a car made of raffia, tubes out of marble or ficus leaves modelled in Murano crystal - producing a sensation of unease and uncertain significance. This exhibition catalog includes a photographic essay by the artist and photographer Anne Pohlmann capturing the way in which the museum's activity changes the architecture of its space over the course of a year.
Chris Larson: Failure
Chris Larson
Hardcover      ISBN: 3775722327
With texts by Kris Douglas, Wayne L. Roosa, Marc Glode, and Tamatha Sopinski Perlman, as well as an interview with Chris Wilson by Sonke Magnus Muller, this monograph documents a new film and features several sculptures shown for the first time, as well as early three-dimensional works that illuminate Larson's later films and sculptural installations.
Anish Kapoor: Shooting into the Corner
Anish Kapoor
Shooting into the Corner
German    Paperback      ISBN: 377572382x
Edited by Peter Noever.