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  • Verwondering over de schilderijenproductie in de Gouden Eeuwby Eric Jan Sluijter

    Amsterdam University Press 2003; US$ 10.50

    rede uitgesproken bij de aanvaarding van het ambt van hoogleraar in de Kunstgeschiedenis van de Nieuwere Tijd aan de Universiteit van Amsterdam op vrijdag 25 oktober 2002 more...

  • Overal Vincentby Rachel Esner; Margriet Schavemaker

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 32.80

    Was Vincent van Gogh a Dutchman? A Frenchman? Or perhaps even an American, Japanese, Antillean or Moroccan? Since his death at the end of the nineteenth century, this world-famous artist has been "naturalized" by the inhabitants of the most diverse countries and territories. The anthology Vincent Everywhere subjects these nationalising tendencies... more...

  • Peter Lanyonby Andrew Causey

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 24.95

    British painter Peter Lanyon transformed the art of landscape, rescuing it from picturesque depictions of the English countryside and resituating it as an art form capable of expressing radical ideas. The old European tradition of landscape—mostly concerned with ownership and leisure and not the daily life of the working class—was of no... more...

  • Marcel Duchampby Octavio Paz

    Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95

    Octavio Paz conveying “his awareness of Duchamp as a great cautionary figure in our culture, warning us with jest and quiet scandals of the menacing encroachment of criticism, science and even art.? —New York Times Book Review more...

  • A Brief History of Paintingby Roy Bolton

    Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 14.57

    The urge to create pictures of our world has been with us ever since early man daubed a fingerful of pigment on a rock, or used primitive colours to create exquisite images of the beasts he hunted - images so breathtakingly powerful they have never been surpassed, however sophisticated we have become. This book tells the story of what painting has... more...

  • The Only Art of Jack B. Yeatsby Declan Foley

    The Lilliput Press 2009; US$ 10.19

    This volume sheds new light on the life and works of Jack B. Yeats, the talented painter and poet too often overshadowed by his older brother William, through a collection of previously published and unpublished letters from John Butler Yeats to his son Jack, and from Jack to his father, John Quinn, 'The Man from New York', and Sarah Purser. Introduced... more...

  • The Van Gogh Fileby Ken Wilkie

    Souvenir Press 2005; US$ 9.99

    Incorporating recent discoveries about Vincent Van Gogh's life and work, including the only photograph of him as an adult, this updated biography investigates the creativity, successes, and frustrations of one of the world's most famous painters. With evidence accumulated from Van Gogh's European life, from Belgium, the Netherlands, England, and France,... more...

  • William Blake: Seen in My Visions: A Descriptive Catalogue of Picturesby Martin Myrone; William Blake

    Tate Enterprises Ltd 2013; US$ 8.74

    In 1809 the little-known artist William Blake held an exhibition of 16 paintings in a private house in Soho in the west end of London. Works inspired by Chaucer?s “Canterbury Tales? and John Milton?s “Paradise Lost? sat alongside biblical scenes and Arthurian legend. The exhibition was not a success; the only review in the press was extremely unfavourable... more...

  • J.M.W. Turner: Standing in the Sunby Anthony Bailey

    Tate Enterprises Ltd 2013; US$ 14.57

    Joseph Mallord William Turner is arguably Britain's greatest and most mysterious painter, whose range of work encompasses seascape and landscape, immensely powerful oil painting and intimate watercolour. His friend and colleague C.R. Leslie remembered him thus: 'Turner was short and stout, and had a sturdy, sailor-like walk. He might be taken for... more...

  • Laura Knightby Barbara C. Morden

    McNidder and Grace Limited 2014; US$ 13.11

    Laura Knight (1877-1970) was one of the most distinguished women artists of the early 20th century with an international reputation. This much-anticipated biography appears at a time of renewed interest in Dame Laura's extensive repertoire. Laura Knight: A Life probes beneath the myths and fictions that have and continue to be woven around the artist.... more...