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  Minor White: Manifestations of the Spirit

Minor White
Manifestations of the Spirit

Paul Martineau

This volume focuses on the controversial and misunderstood photographer Minor White, whose work exerted a powerful influence over countless photographers in his wake. Weaving his biography together with over 160 evocative images, this book offers an insightful portrait of one of the great visual artists of the twentieth century.

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  The Colors of the New World: Artists, Materials, and the Creation of the Florentine Codex

The Colors of the New World
Artists, Materials, and the Creation
of the Florentine Codex

Diana Magaloni Kerpel

A monumental achievement, the Florentine Codex is the single most important artistic and historical document for studying the peoples and cultures of pre-Hispanic and colonial Central Mexico. This book uses novel approaches in art history, anthropology, and the material sciences to shed new light on this manuscript—the first illustrated encyclopedia of the New World.

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  Edgar Degas: Drawings and Pastels

Edgar Degas
Drawings and Pastels

Christopher Lloyd

Edgar Degas was one of the outstanding draftsmen of the nineteenth century and drawing was not only a central tenet of his art but also essential to his existence. Through an examination of his drawings and pastels, this book reveals the development of Degas's style as well the story of his life, including his complicated relationship with the Impressionists.

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  Enduring Bronze: Ancient Art, Modern Views

Enduring Bronze
Ancient Art, Modern Views

Carol C. Mattusch

Enduring Bronze is an engaging overview of classical bronzes, from their role in classical societies to their reception in recent centuries. Richly illustrated with works from the J. Paul Getty Museum as well as several other collections, this book considers bronzes throughout their long history by utilizing the most cutting-edge research.

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