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Twisted: Urban Visionary Landscapes in Contemporary Painting
Twisted
Urban Visionary Landscapes in Contemporary Painting
Paperback      ISBN: 9070149818
Rubens, Jordaens, Van Dyck and Their Circle: 17th Century Flemish Drawings
Rubens, Jordaens, Van Dyck and Their Circle
17th Century Flemish Drawings
Hardcover      ISBN: 9056622129
Walker Art Center: Painting and Sculpture From the Collection
Walker Art Center
Painting and Sculpture From the Collection
by Rizzoli
Trade Paperback      ISBN: 0935640339
20Th-Century Architecture Ireland
20Th-Century Architecture Ireland
Hardcover      ISBN: 3791317199

In this survey of Ireland's 20th-century architecture, 50-some buildings are presented in detail with photographs and design drawings. After a chronological retrospective survey, a series of essays addresses the influence of Irish literature, politics, and national identity on the country's architecture; housing, town-planning, and ecclesiastical architecture; and the relationship between building and landscape. Distributed by te Neues Publishing. 9.5x13" Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Irrespektiv
Irrespektiv
Hardcover      ISBN: 8493487953
Bonnard
Bonnard
Hardcover      ISBN: 0810940213

Superbly illustrated and based on much fresh research, this penetrating book places the great Post-Impressionist Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947) among the most important painters of the 20th century. Published to accompany a major retrospective at the Tate Gallery, London, from February 12 to May 17, 1998, and at The Museum of Modern New York, from June 24 to September 29, it brings a new understanding to Bonnard's deeply complex paintings.

Bonnard was a very private painter. For more than 50 years his subjects were confined to what was most familiar to him: his wife, his homes in Paris and the south of France, and places where he often stayed in Normandy. Sarah Whitfield, curator of the exhibition, discusses the legacy the symbolism of Bonnard's early years and the way in which his understanding of nature's endless cycle of change finds expression in the moving, elegiac paintings of his later period. Acclaimed art historian John Elderfield reveals for the first time the complexity of Bonnard's awareness of visual peter perception, and how crucial this is to fully comprehending his stature as a painter.

Every painting discussed is reproduced in color and accompanied by a number of preliminary that have not previously been seen beside the relevant paintings. John Elderfield is chief curator at large and deputy director for curatorial affairs at The Museum of Art and the author of many books on 20th-century art. Sarah Whitfield is an independent art historian.



Sister Wendy's Grand Tour: Discovering Europe's Great Art
Sister Wendy's Grand Tour
Discovering Europe's Great Art
Hardcover      ISBN: 1556705093

Includes works from museums in Madrid, Florence, Rome, and St. Petersburg, featuring the art of such masters as Goya, Rembrandt, El Greco, Titian, and Caravaggio.

An American Point of View: The Daniel J. Terra Collection
An American Point of View
The Daniel J. Terra Collection
Hardcover      ISBN: 0932171273

An American Point of View 18 the most comprehensive study to date on this collection which holds masterpieces of American art from Colonial Times to World War 11 including artists such as John Singleteton Copley. Frederick Edwin Church, Winslow Homer and Edward Hopper. Full--colour reproductions are paired with texts describing the works and placing them in a historical context. In addition to informative analyses of individual masterpieces in the collection. the catalogue includes two longer essays and many photographs of the two museums. The first essay explores the philosophy and experiences of Ambassador Daniel J. Terra. the establishment of his collection. and the creation of his two museums in America, The second essay traces the beginnings of the Giverny museum from 1986 to its opening in 1992 to its evolution over the past ten years with special attention given to Terra's goals. With an introduction written by American art specialist Wanda Corn and previously unpublished information on the selected works of art. this catalogue is a useful tool for scholars of American art, Its numerous reproductions and readable text. make it equally enjoyable as a summary of a major collec

Hidden Treasures Revealed: Impressionist Masterpieces and Other Important French Paintings Preserved by the State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
Hidden Treasures Revealed
Impressionist Masterpieces and Other Important French Paintings Preserved by the State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
Hardcover      ISBN: 0810934329

Shows and describes French paintings that were taken from Germany to Russia at the end of World War II and have not been exhibited since

Louise Bourgeois: Aller-retour: Zeichnungen Und Skulpturen / Drawings And Sculptures
Louise Bourgeois
Aller-retour: Zeichnungen Und Skulpturen / Drawings And Sculptures
Hardcover      ISBN: 3938821191