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Titian's Portraits Through Aretino's Lens (Signed First Edition)

by Freedman, Luba

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Published
1995
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780271013398
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$250.00

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University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1995. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the title page: "To Dearest Janet / with admiration / Luba / January 1996." Illustrated throughout with black-and-white reproductions of Titian's paintings. A critical look at Titian's portraits through the writings of his friend, the poet Pietro Aretino. … Read more
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When Men Were Animals and Animals Were Men (First Edition)

by [Itchkawich, David] Mattingly, John R.

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Published
1976
Edition
First Edition
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$85.00

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New York: Angelica, 1976. First Edition. First Edition. One of 500 numbered copies (this being No. 409) SIGNED by the author and book designer on colophon page at the rear. In a matching maroon slipcase as issued. Does not include the author's original etching. A study of the surrealistic, intricate etchings of contemporary artist David Itchkawich. … Read more
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$85.00
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At Eternity's Gate (First Edition)

by Erickson, Kathleen Powers

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Published
1998
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780802838568
Item Price
$175.00

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Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans, 1998. First Edition. First Edition. A biography of Vincent Van Gogh, focusing on his religious upbringing and spiritual life, and how this informed his work. Corners and top edge with minor bumps, else Near Fine in a strong Very Good plus jacket. Jacket lightly rubbed, with a shallow horizontal crease to… Read more
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Basquiat [Jean-Michel Basquiat] (First Edition)

by [Basquiat, Jean-Michel] Tony Shafrazi, Keith Haring

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Published
1999
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$725.00

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New York: Tony Shafrazi Gallery, 1999. First Edition. First Edition. Profusely illustrated in color throughout with Basquiat's substantial oeuvre. Fine and unread in illustrated boards and a just about Fine dust jacket. Dust jacket has a bump to one corner else Fine.
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femmes peintres sculpteurs graveurs et decorateurs (Original French exhibition catalogue, 1964)

by Barbou, Eliane (president); Mary Dorat, Anne-Marie Joly (vice presidents); Robert Rey (preface)

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Published
1964
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$35.00

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Paris: Musee d'Art Moderne, 1964. Original exhibition catalogue published to coincide with the all-woman art show at the Musee National d'Art Moderne in Paris, held March 13 to April 5, 1964. Over 100 artists were featured, including Barbou, Joly, Dorat, Marguerite Bordet, Lesourt-Ruttinger, Yvonne Lamy, Jane Blanchot, Engvels, and Lesiecka Jadwiga. Illustrated throughout with black-and-white photographs, and features ads… Read more
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$35.00
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The World of Salvador Dali (First Edition)

by Dali, Salvado; Robert Descharnes

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Published
1962
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$75.00

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New York: Atide / Crown, 1962. First American Edition, an English language translation of the original Swiss publication by Edita S.A. Lausanne. With over 150 black-and-white and full color illustrations throughout. Near Fine in a Very Good plus, price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket spine and edges lightly toned, with light soil overall, and a touch of laminate lift… Read more
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$75.00
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Roy Lichtenstein Frank Stella (First Edition)

by Lichtenstein, Roy; Frank Stella

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Published
1991
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$50.00

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Basel, Switzerland: Galerie Beyeler, 1991. First Edition. First Edition. Catalog of a joint exhibition of American artists Roy Lichtenstein and Frank Stella held from March to May 1991 at the Galerie Beyeler in Basel, Switzerland. Text in English and German. Near Fine in lightly rubbed wrappers and original publishers acetate dust jacket.
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Roy Lichtenstein: Interiors (First Edition)

by Lichtenstein, Roy; Robert Fitzpatrick, Dorothy Lichtenstein, Leo Castelli, Cassandra Lozano, Sidney B. Felsen (essays)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1999
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781555952051
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$75.00

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New York: Hudson Hills, 1999. First Edition. First Edition. Catalog of an exhibition held at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago from July 24 to October 10, 1999. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket.
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The Prints of Roy Lichtenstein: A Catalog Raisonne 1948-1993 (First Edition)

by Lichtenstein, Roy; Mary Lee Corlett (editor); Ruth E. Fine (introduction)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1994
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781555951054
Item Price
$675.00

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New York: Hudson Hills, 1994. First Edition. First Edition. Featuring full color reproductions of prints by Lichtenstein, issued in association with the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. Included is a full color, illustrated two pocket folder from the National Gallery exhibition, which ran from October 30, 1994 to January 8, 1995, featuring a press release,… Read more
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Los Angeles: Julien's Auctions, 2017. Fine and unread condition. Perfect bound. Auction catalog with fine jewelry, some from the collection of actress Linda Gray.
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$25.00
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Beverly Hills, CA: Julien's Auctions, 2017. Fine and unread condition, still in original shrinkwrap. Perfect bound. Auction catalog with items from the collection of noted fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger.
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Beverly Hills, CA: Julien's Auctions, 2016. Fine and unread condition, still in original shrinkwrap. Perfect bound. Auction catalog for famed graffiti and celebrity art and artists, including the infamous Banksy.
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$25.00
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American Prayer (First Edition)

by Prince, Richard

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Published
2011
Edition
First Edition
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$45.00

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New York: Bibliotheque Nationale / Gagosian Gallery, 2011. First Edition. First Edition. Exhibition catalogue, published in conjunction with a landmark exhibition of Richard Prince's work at the Bibliotheque Nationale de France, Paris. Softcover, as no hardcover versions were issued, with pictorial Fench flaps. Near Fine with no dust jacket as issued. Light marking to the bottom page… Read more
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$45.00
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Wyeth at Kuerners (First Edition)

by Wyeth, Betsy James

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Published
1976
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$85.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1976. First Edition. First Edition. Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Light dampstain to the title page and foxing along the top and bottom page edge and to the fore-edge. Jacket moderately foxed overall, light edgewear, and small tear to the crown.
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Aldershot: Gale and Polden Limited, 1938. Subscriber's Edition. Tipped in illustrations of the artist's work throughout. Very Good lacking dust jacket. Uniform light foxing to the pages.
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$175.00
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Cybernetic Serendipity: The Computer and the Arts (First Edition)

by Reichardt, Jasia (editor)

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Published
1969
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$475.00

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New York: Praeger, 1969. First US Edition, preceded by the UK edition the previous year. Issued in conjunction with the touring exhibition of the same name, originally held at the London Institute of Contemporary Arts. The only copy we have ever handled. An early and influential exhibition on the emerging relationship between computers and art, featuring work… Read more
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$475.00
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Contemporary Art Appreciation 101: How to Understand What's Contemporary Art and What's Snot (First Edition)

by Bronsteen, Earl

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Published
2006
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$275.00

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Boca Raton, FL: Self published, 2006. First Edition. First Edition, one of 400 copies. A good natured, gently satirical look at the contemporary art world, framed as the textbook for "Earl Bronsteen's Online School of Art." Profusely illustrated in color throughout, with photographs, collages, prints, and numerous tipped and laid in pieces. After retiring from careers in… Read more
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American Buffalo (Signed Limited Ediiton)

by Mamet, David (playwright); Michael McCurdy (artist)

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Published
1992
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$375.00

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San Francisco: Arion Press, 1992. First printing of this edition. Octavo, full green cloth with silver foil title labels and inlayed buffalo nickel. One of 400 numbered copies (this being No. 178), signed both the author and artist. Faint fading to the spine, else about Fine.
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The Potboiler Quiz (First Edition)

by Kilbride, Robert

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Published
1969
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$250.00

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Minneapolis, MN: Dillon Press, 1969. First Edition. First Edition. Softcover quarto, blue printed wrappers. Robert Kilbride (1924-1998) was an artist who attended the Academie de la Grande Chaumiere in Paris in 1949. Following his studies in Europe, he taught art in and around the Minneapolis area, including the Minneapolis School of Art and the Walker Art School. While teaching,… Read more
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Koln, Germany: Venator and Hanstein, 2014. Corners bumped, else Near Fine and unread in French wrappers. Perfect bound. Illustrated profusely in color throughout.
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$25.00