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Art Bound June 2018


  Reims on Fire

Reims on Fire: War and Reconciliation between France and Germany

Thomas W. Gaehtgens

This book explores the bombing of the Reims cathedral during World War I as a cataclysmic moment in the relationship between France and Germany, as well as the years it took to rebuild the social, scientific, artistic, and cultural ties that had existed between the countries previously.

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  Dialogue on the Errors and Abuses of Painters

Dialogue on the Errors and Abuses of Painters

Giovanni Andrea Gilio
Edited by Michael Bury, Lucinda Byatt, and Carol M. Richardson
Translated by Michael Bury and Lucinda Byatt

Gilio's text remains a key primary source for the discussion of the reform of art as it unfolded at the time of the Council of Trent and the Catholic Reformation. This newly translated and unabridged version of the Dialogue reveals the nuanced and provisional debates happening during this crucial era.

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  The Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture

The Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture: The Birth of the French School, 1648–1793

Christian Michel
Translation by Chris Miller

The Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture (French Academy of Painting and Sculpture)—perhaps the single most influential art institution in history—governed the arts in France for more than 150 years, from its founding in 1648 until its abolition in 1793. Christian Michel's sweeping study presents an authoritative, in-depth analysis of the Académie's history and legacy.

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  Keep It Moving?

Keep It Moving? Conserving Kinetic Art

Edited by Rachel Rivenc and Reinhard Bek

Kinetic art not only includes movement but often depends on it to produce an intended effect and therefore fully realize its nature as art. It can take a multiplicity of forms and include a wide range of motion, from motorized movement to motion as the result of wind or other sources of energy. This volume considers issues of technology, as well as looking at how professionals are rethinking concepts like authenticity.

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  Maria Sibylla Merian

Maria Sibylla Merian: Artist, Scientist, Adventurer

Sarah B. Pomeroy and Jeyaraney Kathirithamby

Science and art combine in this captivating, lushly illustrated young adult biography of Maria Sibylla Merian, one of the world's first entomologists, who was also a botanist, naturalist, and celebrated artist. Readers will follow her as she begins her study of moths at age thirteen at her home in the Netherlands through her journey around the world to study insects in South America. Ages ten and up.

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Photographic: The Life of Graciela Iturbide

Written by Isabel Quintero Illustrated by Zeke Peña

Winner of the 2018 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Nonfiction

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