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The Shape of Time: Remarks on the History of Things

by Kubler, George

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Published
1976
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9780300001440
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New Haven: Yale Un iversity Press, 1976. 136 pages. Small coffee (?) stain to the foreedge; pages clean and flat; covers whole and marked by time. . Pictorial Wrappers (softcover). Very Good. 8" x 5".
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New Orleans as It Was: Episodes of Louisiana Life

by Castellanos, Henry C. ; Charles L. Dufour (Foreword)

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Published
1990
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Fine
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9780882897875
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Gretna: Pelican Publishing Company, 1990. 352 pages. "an exhilarating journey through the Crescent City's turbulent past." First published in 1895. The author was lawyer, teacher and journalist. He had been planning a series of books on Louisiana history but had completed only this when he died. His obituary in the New Orleans Picayune is printed on the final two… Read more
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Critical Issues in Public Art: Content, Context, and Controversy

by Senie, Harriet F. and Sally Webster (Edited by)

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Published
1998
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Very Good
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9781560987697
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Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1998. 315 pages; b&w illustrations. American monuments, murals, memorials; politics and patronage; public response. Twenty-two artists, architects, historians, critics, curators, and philosphers explore various works of public art and state the importance of understanding the context of creation. Clean thoughout; tight binding.. Pictorial Wrappers (softcover). Very Good. 8vo.
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George Washngton: A National Treasure

by Christman, C.S. and Ellen G. Miles; Marc Pachter (Foreword); Richard Brookhiser (Inroduction)

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Published
2002
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Very Good
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First Edition
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9780295982373
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$18.00

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Washington, D.C. / Seattle: National Portrait Gallery / U. of Washington Press, 2002 103 pages; numerous color illustrations of Washington, his portraits, his contemporaries, the various owners of the Landsdowne portrait and others. This book was motivated by the celebrated purchase of the famous Gilbert Stuart portrait which was given as a gift to Marquis of Landsdowne, a British aristocrat.… Read more
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Primitivism, Cubism, Abstraction: The Early Twentieth Century

by Harrison, Charles; Francis Frascina; Gill Perry

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Published
1993
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Fine
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9780300055160
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New Haven: Yale University Press, 1993 270 pages; 230 illustrations, color and b&w. Second in a series of four books about art and its interpretation from the mid-nineteenth century to the end of the twentieth. Clean throughout; tight binding.. Pictorial Wrapper (softcover). Fine. 10" x 7.5".
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Francis Bacon and Nazi Propaganda

by Hammer, Martin

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Published
2012
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Fine
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9781849760737
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London: Tate Publishing, 2012 224 pages; 137 illustrations. Bacon's artistic reaction to living with the rise of Fascism, Hitler, World War II, polarisation following the end of the war. Bacon's use of Fascist photography as base for his art. Clean throughout; tight binding.. Black paper boards. Fine/Fine. 9.75" x 7.5".
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The Age of Rossetti, Burne-Jones & Watts: Symbolism in Britain, 1860-1910

by Wilton, Andrew and Robert Upstone (Editors)

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Published
1997
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Fine
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9782080136435
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Paris / London: Flammarion / Tate Publishing, 1997 304 pages; numerous color illustrations. The exhibition marked the Centenary of the Tate Gallery focusing on the artists who dominated British art at the Tate's founding. Clean throughout, tight binding.. Blue cloth. Fine/Fine. 11.5" x 9". Exhibition Catalogue.
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Abstraction in the Twentieth Century: Total Risk, Freedom, Discipline

by Krens, Thomas (Foreword)

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Published
1996
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Fine
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9780892071678
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$25.00

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New York: Guggenheim Museum Publications, 1996 310 pages; numerous color illustrations, many full page. Evolution though the century. Notes; Chronology; Bibliography. Clean throughout; tight binding. More than 5-pounds; must ship Priority Mail.. Pictorial Card Wrappers. Fine. 13" x 10". Exhibition Catalogue.
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Corot in Italy: Open-Air Painting and the Classical-Landscape Tradition

by Galassi, Peter

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1991
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Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780300049572
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$50.00

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New Haven: Yale Un iversity Press, 1991 258 pages; more than 280 illustrations, color and b&w. "Outstanding First Book, 1992" to the author. A groundbreaking, now classic, work on modern landscape painting. Clean and tight thoughout; tight binding.. First Edition. Pictorial Card Wrappers. Fine. 4to.
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Bacchante and Infant Faun: Tradition, Controversy, and Legacy

by Tolles, Thayer

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Published
2019
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Fine
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First Edition
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New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2019 48 pages; numerous color and b&w illustrations. The Met Bulletin , Summer 2019. Clean and bright throughout.. First Edition. Pictorial Wrappers (softcover). Fine. 4to. Museum Bulletin.
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Profiles of American Artists Represented by Kennedy Galleries

by Deak, Gloria-Gilda

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1981
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Very Good.
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9780879200039
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New York: Kennedy Galleries, 1981 163 pages; b&w illustrations, usually portraits. Profiles of 75 artists represented by this very fine gallery that specialized in representing American artists. Includes a selected bibliography, "Readings in American Art". Clean and tight, nearly unblemished.. Printed Wrapper (softcover). Very Good.. 4to.
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Helen Gardner's Art Through the Ages

by Crosby, Sumner McK. (Editorship)

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Published
1959
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Very Good
Edition
Fourth Edition
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New York: Harcourt Brace & World, 1959 840 pages; more than 500 illustrations. Clean throughout; tight binding. Light wear to the dustjacket edges; price clipped.. Fourth Edition. Pictorial Cloth Boards. Very Good/Good. 9.5" x 6.5".
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Western Art and the New Era, An Introduction to Modern Art

by Dreier, Katherine S.

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Published
1923
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$325.00

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New York: Brentano's, 1923 139 pages. 60 b&w text illustrations; color frontispiece with glassine cover. Boards and text clean, bright and tight throughout. The dustjacket repaired at the joints; loss of material at head and tail of the spine; darkened at spine and edges; now in a Brodart protective cover.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/Fair. 10" x 7".… Read more
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the way beyond ' art' - the work of herbert bayer

by Dorner, Alexander

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Published
1947
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Good
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New York: Wittenborn, Sschultz, Inc, 1947 244 pages; more than 150 illustrations, color and b&w. The author says this study might be called " the decline of the species of visula communication called "art" and the origin of a new species of visula comminication". Hence, beyond "art". Clean and bright throughout; one gathering loosened but the sewn binding is… Read more
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The History of British Art, 600-1600

by Ayers, Tim (Edited by)

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Published
2008
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Fine
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First Edition
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9781854376503
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$55.00

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London: Tate Publishing, 2008 295 pages; more than 150 color illustrations but the text is the thing: 32 contributed essays in this series. This is the first in a 3-volume, History of British Art series. Clean and bright throughout.. First Edition. Green Cloth. Fine/Fine. 11.5" x 9".
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Modern Painting

by Moore, George

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Published
1898
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Very Good
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New Edition, Enlarged
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London / New York: Walter Scott, Ltd. / Charles Scribner's Sons, 1898 288 pages followed by advertisements. A classic. Still in print. Frontispiece portrait of Moore by Manet. Pages clean and crisp; previous owner's name on the front endpaper (1904). Boards in nice condition, modestly worn at corners; head and tail of spine show neat repair.. New Edition, Enlarged. Red… Read more
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DADA , art and anti-art

by Richter, Hans

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New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company c.1965. 246 pages. Richter, himself a Dadaist, sets out to document the event of Dada and its different forms in different cities and countries and years. Written with pupose and readable. Clean throughout; wrappers mildly age-faded; a corner of the back wrapper is damaged.. Pictorial Wrappers (softcover). Good. 8vo.
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Vicksburg's Long Shadow: The Civil War Legacy of Race and Remembrance

by Waldrep, Christopher

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Published
2005
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Fine
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First Edition
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9780742548688
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Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2005 346 pages; b&w illustrations; bibliographic essay. Vicksburg was overshadoed by Gettysburg. Yet, the author states it was a more important battle. He reports on how the battle was and is remembered and the legacy of African-Americans who fought with the North or who were in slavery at the time and later lived… Read more
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The Art Bulletin, June 2007, Volume LXXXIX, Number 2

by Various

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Published
2007
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Fine
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New York: College Art Association of America, 2007 410 pages plus advertisements; numerous illustrations, most are b&w. Giotto's Circumspection; Posing Professional and Proprietary Models in the 1860s; a Colonial Andean Painting; Picturing Listening in the late Nineteenth century; Mexican MuralismRobert Delaunay's First Disk. Clean throughout; tight binding.. Pictorial Wrapper (softcover). Fine. 11 1/4" x 9". Art periodical.
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The Art Bulletin, June 2011, Volume XCIII, Number 2

by Various

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Published
2011
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Very Good
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New York: College Art Association, 2011 263 pages plus advertisements; b&w illustrations. Bruegel the Elder and Pieter Aertsen; Fragonard, The Contes et Nouvelles; Hegel's contested legacy - relation between art history and philosophy; Degas's Place de la Concorde; Philip Guston. Clean throughout; tight binding.. Pictorial Wrapper (softcover). Very Good. 11 1/4" x 9". Art periodical.
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