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Art Bound September 2018


  Miraculous Encounters

Miraculous Encounters
Pontormo from Drawing to Painting

Edited by Bruce Edelstein and Davide Gasparotto

Jacopo Carucci, known as Pontormo, was the leading painter in sixteenth-century Florence and one of the most original and extraordinary Mannerist artists. This stunning exhibition catalogue presents a fascinating and fresh look at Pontormo's creative process, shedding new light on the remarkable artist.

This volume accompanies an exhibition on view at the Morgan Library & Museum in New York, NY through January 6, 2019, and at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center February 5 to April 28, 2019.

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  The Art of Curating

The Art of Curating
Paul J. Sachs and the Museum Course at Harvard

Sally Anne Duncan and Andrew McClellan

From 1921 through 1948, Paul J. Sachs offered a yearlong program in art museum training through Harvard University that produced dozens of directors, curators, assistants, and educators for North American institutions. This book is an in-depth look at the course itself and how it would shape American museums for years to come.

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  The Sistine Chapel

The Sistine Chapel
Paradise in Rome

Ulrich Pfisterer
Translated by David Dollenmayer

This concise, informative account of the Sistine Chapel unpacks its complex history to reveal the remarkable unity of the images in relation to theology, politics, and the intentions of the artists themselves, who include Botticelli, Michelangelo, and Raphael.

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  Fashion in the Middle Ages

Fashion in the Middle Ages

Margaret Scott

From costly velvets and furs worn by kings and queens to the undyed wools and rough linens of peasants, Fashion in the Middle Ages provides historians today with a great deal of information about class, gender, and power relations in general. This incisive book offers an indispensable and heavily illustrated primer for students and scholars.

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  Cleo and Cornelius

Cleo and Cornelius
A Tale of Two Cities and Two Kitties

Elizabeth Nicholson, Janine Pibal, and Nick Geller
Illustrated by Michelle Thies

A spin of Aesop's classic fable "The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse," Cleo and Cornelius tells the story of courageous Cleo and couch potato Cornelius who live in ancient Egypt, but who end up journeying to faraway Rome. Ages three and up.

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