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Art Bound November 2017

FAVORITE GIFT BOOKS

  Andrea del Sarto: The Renaissance Workshop in Action

Andrea del Sarto
The Renaissance Workshop in Action

"[A] splendid catalog."
New York Times

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   The Berthouville Silver Treasure and Roman Luxury

The Berthouville Silver Treasure and Roman Luxury

"The publication matches its subject and thematic pitch: erudite, well-wrought, sumptuous."
Times Literary Supplement

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   The Brilliant History of Color in Art

The Brilliant History of Color in Art

"This colorful volume tells the stories of the major colors in the artist's palette throughout history, from ultramarine to madder red to modern colors, like chrome yellow. Perfect for the student of art or art history, or aspiring or accomplished artist."
Seattle Times

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  Carleton Watkins in Yosemite

Carleton Watkins in Yosemite

"These photographs show the evolution of the photographer's work from a high poetic style to a deeply intimate and personal one."
The Photo Review

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  Eyewitness Views: Making History in Eighteenth-Century Europe

Eyewitness Views
Making History in Eighteenth-Century Europe

"Significantly, [this] scholarly catalog, by Getty curator Peter Björn Kerber, restores much of the meaning that was lost as these works passed from generation to generation.... While anyone can appreciate these paintings aesthetically, viewers... require the catalog to understand their layered meanings and slant."
Wall Street Journal

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  Giovanni Bellini: Landscapes of Faith in Renaissance Venice

Giovanni Bellini
Landscapes of Faith in Renaissance Venice

"One of the year's best museum shows."
Los Angeles Times

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  Herb Ritts: L.A. Style

Herb Ritts
L.A. Style

"[This book] draws from the archives of one of the most influential and celebrated fashion photographers of the late 20th century, offering an impressive collection of Ritts's sumptuous nudes and portraits of supermodels and celebrities."
Publishers Weekly

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   If...

If...

"This is an extraordinary book that launches the imagination of all those who pass through the pages."
Bloomsbury Review

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   The Lure of Italy: Artists’ Views

The Lure of Italy
Artists' Views

In this lively book, Julian Brooks offers a grand tour through the drawings and watercolors of Turner, Canaletto, Lusieri, and many others who captured Italy through their art. The result is entertaining and breathtaking: a must-read for any Italophile.

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  Robert Mapplethorpe: The Photographs

Robert Mapplethorpe
The Photographs

"An indispensable publication of lasting significance."
ARTFIXdaily

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   Thomas Annan: Photographer of Glasgow

Thomas Annan
Photographer of Glasgow

In the mid-nineteenth century, Thomas Annan was one of the most famous photographers in his native Scotland, and his diverse works spanned from portraits to landscapes. This richly illustrated volume offers an unforgettable look at Annan's life and art through the prism of these works.

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