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  • The Creation of Eve and Renaissance Naturalismby Jack M. Greenstein

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00 US$ 65.60

    This book traces how four early Renaissance masters represented the Creation of Eve. more...

  • Greek Myths in Roman Art and Cultureby Zahra Newby

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 96.00 US$ 78.72

    A new reading of the portrayal of Greek myths in Roman art, revealing important shifts in Roman values and identities. more...

  • Writing the History of the British Stageby Richard Schoch

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 96.00 US$ 78.72

    A study of British theatre historiography, from its origins in the Restoration to its development as an academic discipline in the twentieth century. more...

  • Baroque Antiquityby Victor Plahte Tschudi

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00 US$ 65.60

    This book explains how Baroque antiquarians distorted images of Roman monuments and sacrificed archaeological truth to accommodate popes and princes. more...

  • Thoughts on an Index Not Freely Givenby John Roberts

    John Hunt Publishing 2016; US$ 8.99

    In this unprecedented ?fictive? construction of the work of five imaginary artists from the 1980s, John Roberts produces an exhilarating theoretical encounter between futures past and futures present. more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Renaissance Artby Lilian H. Zirpolo

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 139.99

    This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Renaissance Art contains a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 700 cross-referenced entries on artists from Italy, Flanders, the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, and Portugal, historical figures and events that impacted the production of Renaissance... more...

  • A John Heskett Readerby John Heskett; Clive Dilnot

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 30.99

    A John Heskett Reader brings together a selection of the celebrated design historian John Heskett's key works, introduced and edited by Clive Dilnot of Parsons, the New School, USA. Heskett, who passed away in early 2014, was a pioneering British-born writer and lecturer. His research was foundational for the study of industrial design, and his research... more...

  • Hotel Mexicoby George F. Flaherty

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    In 1968, Mexico prepared to host the Olympic games amid growing civil unrest. The spectacular sports facilities and urban redevelopment projects built by the government in Mexico City mirrored the country?s rapid but uneven modernization. In the same year, a street-savvy democratization movement led by students emerged in the city. Throughout the summer,... more...

  • The Art of Rivalryby Sebastian Smee

    Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 28.00

    Pulitzer Prize?winning art critic Sebastian Smee tells the fascinating story of four pairs of artists?Manet and Degas, Picasso and Matisse, Pollock and de Kooning, Freud and Bacon?whose fraught, competitive friendships spurred them to new creative heights. Rivalry is at the heart of some of the most famous and fruitful relationships in history.... more...

  • Position Doubtfulby Kim Mahood

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2016; US$ 20.99

    Imagine the document you have before you is not a book but a map. It is well-used, creased, and folded, so that when you open it, no matter how carefully, something tears and a line that is neither latitude nor longitude opens in the hidden geography of the place you are about to enter. Since the publication of her prize-winning memoir, Craft... more...