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            Pablo Picasso

            Pablo Picasso (Hardback)

            By Muller, Markus

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            Picasso met Francoise Gilot, the young French student who was to become his muse and favorite model, while waiting out the war years in Paris. She appeared again and again in his works of the 1940s and 50s, often with her face stylized to recall the sun or a plant. It was also du...ring this period--known as his Periode Francoise--that Picasso employed a cheerful palette not seen before in his work. His concurrent interest in the motifs of Mediterranean antiquity and mythology, from dancing centaurs to music-making fauns, is attributed to a stay in the Cap d'Antibes on the Cote d'Azur in 1946. In this volume, internationally recognized French and German Picasso scholars consider the different facets of the artist's work during this period. Rich illustrations illuminate the connections between the motifs of his paintings and sculptural and graphic work. Also included are reproductions of Francoise Gilot's own work, thus allowing entry into the artistic dialogue that occurred between Picasso and his young partner, who separated from him in 1953.
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            ISBN 9783777427577
            Released NZ 1 Jul 2017
            Publisher Hirmer Verlag
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series The Great Masters of Art
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            Art and the War at Sea: 1914-1945
             

            Art and the War at Sea: 1914-1945 (Hardback, New edition)

            Edited by Riding, Christine

            • RRP: $154.99
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            Drawing on the rich archives held at the National Maritime Museum, London, this beautifully illustrated book is the first study to focus on war art of the first half of the 20th century from a distinctly naval and maritime perspective.

            ISBN 9781848221680
            Released NZ 15 Oct 2015
            Publisher Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Life and Work of Clifford Webb

            Life and Work of Clifford Webb (Paperback)

            By Brett, Simon

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            The first ever book about the famed illustrator and wood engraver, by the wood engraver Simon Brett. This new biography showcases much of Clifford Webb's surviving work, and will do much to revive interest in him.

            ISBN 9781908213662
            Released NZ 3 Mar 2019
            Publisher Little Toller Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Frida: The Biography of Frida Kahlo
             

            Frida: The Biography of Frida Kahlo (Paperback)

            By Herrera, Hayden

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            The beautifully illustrated and utterly absorbing biography of one of the twentieth century's most transfixing artists Frida is the story of one of the twentieth century's most extraordinary women, the painter Frida Kahlo. Born near Mexico City, she grew up during the turbulent d...ays of the Mexican Revolution and, at eighteen, was the victim of an accident that left her crippled and unable to bear children. To salvage what she could from her unhappy situation, Kahlo had to learn to keep still - so she began to paint. Kahlo's unique talent was to make her one of the century's most enduring artists. But her remarkable paintings were only one element of a rich and dramatic life. Frida is also the story of her tempestuous marriage to the muralist Diego Rivera, her love affairs with numerous, diverse men such as Isamu Noguchi and Leon Trotsky, her involvement with the Communist Party, her absorption in Mexican folklore and culture, and of the inspiration behind her unforgettable art.
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            ISBN 9781526605313
            Released NZ 28 Jun 2018
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Lessons in Likeness: Portrait Painters in Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley, 1802-1920

            Lessons in Likeness: Portrait Painters in Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley, 1802-1920 (Hardback)

            By Pennington, Estill Curtis; Foreword by Miles, Ellen G.

            From 1802, when the young artist William Edward West began painting portraits on a downriver trip to New Orleans, to 1918, when John Alberts, the last of Frank Duveneck's students, worked in Louisville, a wide variety of portrait artists were active in Kentucky and the Ohio River... Valley.
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            ISBN 9780813126128
            Released NZ 1 Nov 2010
            Publisher Inbooks
            Interest Age General Audience
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            John Marin: Modernism at Midcentury

            John Marin: Modernism at Midcentury (Hardback)

            By Balken, Debra Bricker

            • RRP: $71.99
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            Issued in connection with an exhibition held June 23-Oct. 9, 2011, Portland Museum of Art, Maine, Nov. 4, 2011-Jan. 8, 2012, Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, Texas, and Jan. 27-Apr. 1, 2012, Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts.

            ISBN 9780300149937
            Released NZ 15 Jun 2011
            Publisher Yale University Press
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Portland Museum of Art (YALE)
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            Maine Moderns: Art in Seguinland, 1900-1940

            Maine Moderns: Art in Seguinland, 1900-1940 (Hardback)

            By Danly, Susan; Bischof, Libby

            • RRP: $83.99
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            Between 1900 and 1940, a group of modernist artists gathered regularly on the coast of Maine in a region then known as Seguinland. This title explores the state's important place in the history of modern art and show how summers in Seguinland inspired a classicism that merged the... antique with the modern.
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            ISBN 9780300169485
            Released NZ 15 Jun 2011
            Publisher Yale University Press
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Portland Museum of Art (YALE)
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            Tokyo Cyberpunk: Posthumanism in Japanese Visual Culture
              

            Tokyo Cyberpunk: Posthumanism in Japanese Visual Culture (Hardback)

            By Brown, Steven T.

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            Engaging some of the most canonical and thought-provoking anime, manga, and science fiction films, Tokyo Cyberpunk offers insightful analysis of Japanese visual culture. Stephen Brown draws new conclusions about the cultural flow of art, as well as important technological issues ...of the day.
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            ISBN 9780230103597
            Released NZ 3 Aug 2010
            Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Henry Rushbury
             

            Henry Rushbury (Hardback)

            By Ramos, Tod; Rushbury, Julia; Owen, Felicity

            • RRP: $78.00
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            Sir Henry Rushbury RA (1889-1968) is a forgotten treasure of twentieth-century British art. Internationally renowned during his lifetime, Rushbury was a modern master of the ancient art of drypoint. This catalogue raisonne of Rushburys prints presents an opportunity for the redis...covery and reassessment of this astonishing body of work.
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            ISBN 9781905711857
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2011
            Publisher Thames and Hudson (Australia)
            Interest Age General Audience
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            NorthWest - SouthEast: Jaap Mooy - The Artist and His Collector

            NorthWest - SouthEast: Jaap Mooy - The Artist and His Collector (Hardback)

            By Romijn, Catharien

            • RRP: $95.00
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            The work of Jaap Mooy (1916-1987) covers more than 50 years, in a period in which he constantly explored new paths and re-invented himself in terms of styles and techniques. Although Mooy became closely involved with the Cobra movement, he had no desire to become a member of the ...group. He was one of the first Dutch artists to use scrap metal to create sculptures. Together with Karel Appel and Lucebert, he represented the Netherlands at the Venice Biennale in 1964. As the basis for sources of inspiration in the 1970s and '80s, he alternated between the geometrical, the conceptual and the figurative. However, throughout his work, his attitude remained unchanged, coloured by a dark vision of the human condition: a cynical view of power and those in power, a critical attitude towards society, an unshakable faith in the task of art: to choose the side of victims while maintaining the poetic nature of the image. The orthopaedic shoemaker Jacques Defauwes and his wife Miny, well-known art collectors living in the south of the Netherlands, first came into contact with Jaap Mooy in the early 1980s, and it was not long before a close relationship evolved. For the couple from Limburg, nothing was too much trouble or too costly in purchasing everything the artist and sculptor from Bergen created. Visits by the couple to Bergen were reciprocated with visits by Mooy to Ingber in Zuid-Limburg. The physical distance was also bridged by an intensive correspondence by letter. These letters often revealed the extent of Jaap Mooy's inspiration and defiance concerning art and the state of the world, and his critical view of the submissive morality of the church. But he also encouraged Jacques and Miny to look - to really look - and to read. Mooy would recommend the works of Kafka, Camus, Celine, Beckett, Peter Sloterdijk, discuss exhibitions with them, and call attention to art books on the works of artists like Botticelli, Schiele, Klimt and Rodin, as well as more modern, contemporary
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            ISBN 9789053308929
            Released NZ 1 Jan 2018
            Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
            Interest Age General Audience
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