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The Arts of the Third Reich

By: Adam, Peter

Price: £26.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson Ltd.: 1992

Seller ID: 006108

ISBN: 0500236380

Condition: Fine


Red cloth with title in black on spine. Condition: Fine, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear and a small nick to the top right edge of the front cover of the dustjacket. 332pp. 321 illustrations, 33 in colour. This book was the first ever comprehensive examination in English of the art of Nazism. Painting, sculpture, architecture and film were amongst the art disciplines compelled to serve as vehicles for the transmission of state ideology. View more info

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Art and Power: Europe under the dictators 1930-45

By: Ades, Dawn et al.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, The South Bank Centre: 1995

Seller ID: 006064

ISBN: 1853321486

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 360pp. Many colour and b/w illustrations. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition held at the Hayward Gallery, London from26 October 1995 to 21 January 1996, which then toured to Barcelona and Berlin. This book discusses the relationship between art and politics in the 1930s, in the Europe of the dictators. It provides a history of the plight of individual artists and architects under totalitarian rule, structured around the four capital cities of Paris, Rome, Moscow and Be... View more info

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Dada - Constructivism: The Janus Face of the Twenties

By: Ades, Dawn et al.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Annely Juda Fine Art: 1984

Seller ID: 006539

ISBN: 0950412155

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers, and light cresing to lower right corner of front cover. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 120pp. Many b/w and occasional colour illustrations. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by artists associated with the Dada and Constructivist movements held at Annely Juda Fine Art from 26 September to 15 December 1984, and contains essays by Dawn Ades, and Patrick de Haas. The exhibition included work by artists such as Hannah Hoch, Andre Breton, Man Ray and Kurt Schwitters. View more info

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Gerhard Richter: Paintings from Private Collections

By: Adriani, Gotz et al.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Ostfildern, Germany, Hatje Cantz: 2008

Seller ID: 004531

ISBN: 3775721371

Condition: Very Good


Dark grey hardcover with title in white on front cover and spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear and light sunning to very top and base of spine. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear , and light soiling to rear of jacket. 184pp. 119 illustrations, 105 in colour. This book features essays by Gotz Adriani and Dieter Schwarz, and over eighty works from private collections. It provides a concise overview of Richter's oeuvre from 1963 to the present. It was published to coincide with the eponymous exhibition which commenced at... View more info

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Alcantara

By: Ambasz, Emilio, Raggi, Franco, et al.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Milan, Electa Editrice: 1983

Seller ID: 005448

ISBN: 8843509810

Condition: Good


NB: Dual text in Italian and English. Black hardcover with title in white on spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fair to good, with light shelfwear, repaired 3cm. tear to top of spine. 94pp. Several colour and b/w illustrations. This book illustrates the use by designers of a fabric, Alcantara, invented in Japan in the early 1970s and produced in Europe by the Eni group (an Italian chemical company). The book was produced to accompany an exhibition in Milan which included designs by Emilio Ambasz, Michael Graves, Aldo R... View more info

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Sonia Delaunay: The Life of an Artist

By: Baron, Stanley (in collaboration with Jacques Damase)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson Ltd.: 1995

Seller ID: 005493

ISBN: 0500237034

Condition: Very Good


Blue hardcover with title in gilt on spine.Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear.208pp. 203 illustrations, 115 in colour. This book tells the story of the Russian-born artist who settled in Paris, Sonia Delaunay (1885-1979), unusual in being an artist who was married to an equally successful artist, Robert Delaunay.She played a significant role in the avant-garde of Paris in the 1920s, although her art (including paintings, drawings, fabric designs, clothes and carpets) only began to receive real acclaim in the 1... View more info

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Louise Bourgeois

By: Bernadac, Marie-Laure

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Paris/New York, Flammarion: 1996

Seller ID: 006470

ISBN: 2080136003

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue hardcover with title in gilt on spine.Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to cover edges. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear and a small vertical tear (1cm.) to top of front of jacket. Previous owners name on rear endpaper. Hint of sunning to very edges of pages. 191pp. Many b/w and colour illustrations. This study of the work of the French artist Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010) while chronological in approach, brings together her work by focusing on certain recurrent themes: the house, childhood, the past, maternity and sexuality. View more info

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Georges Vantongerloo

By: Bill, Max (ed.)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Marlborough Fine Art: 1962

Seller ID: 006522

Condition: Good


Softcover. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear and light soiling, a couple of marks to rear cover including a maths sum written in pencil. Previous owners name on front endpaper. 54pp. many b/w illustrations. Introduction by Max Bill and 3 pp. personal statement to rear by Vantongerloo. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by the Belgian abstract sculptor and painter Georges Vantongerloo (1886-1965) held at Marlborough Fine Art in November 1962. View more info

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12 Tempere Di Mario Sironi

By: Bontempelli, Marrismo

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Milan, Edizioni Del Milione Milano: 1943

Seller ID: 004319

Condition: Good


NB: Text is in Italian throughout. Buff colour card covers with tipped in label bearing title to front cover. Condition: Good, with general shelfwear to covers, and light sunning to cover edges. Previous owners name on front endpaper. This book consists of twelve colour tipped in plates of works by Mario Sironi together with an introductory essay by the artist. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall View more info

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Kurt Schwitters

By: Bowness, Alan (foreword)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, The Tate Gallery: 1985

Seller ID: 006543

ISBN: 0946590346

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers, with some small linear marks to rear cover. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 64pp. 32 colour plates. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by the German artist Kurt Schwitters (1887-1948) held at the Tate Gallery, London from 6 November 1985 to 5 January 1986. View more info

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Otto G.Carlsund Skriver om Konst

By: Brunius, Teddy and Moberg, Ulf Thomas

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Cinclus: 1988

Seller ID: 004202

Condition: Very Good


NB: Text is in Swedish throughout. Softcover. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 174pp. Many b/w illustrations. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Futurismo 1909-1919 - Exhibition of Italian Futurism

By: Carra, Massimo (intro.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Newcastle Upon Tyne and Edinburgh, Northern Arts and the Scottish Arts Council: 1972

Seller ID: 004911

Condition: Good


Black card covered catalogue with title in pale grey on front cover and spine. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 143pp. Many b/w and a few colour images. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by the Italian Futurists held at the Hatton Gallery, University of Newcastle from Nov 4th to Dec 8th 1972 and the Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh from Dec 16th 1972 to Jan 14th 1973. It includes essays on futurist painting, sculpture, architecture, literature, theatre and music as well as extracts from the manifestos. Size:... View more info

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A Proximite des poetes et des peintres - Quarant ans d'edition maeght

By: Chapon, Francois (intro.)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Paris, Adrien Maeght: 1986

Seller ID: 006502

ISBN: 2869410239

Condition: Very Good


NB: Text is in French throughout. Blue hardcover. Condition: Fine, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. 151pp. 9 colour plates, many b/w illustrations. This book was produced to accompany the exhibition of prints and publications produced by Fondation Maeght and L'Imprimerie Arte over a period of forty years, held at the Centre du Creation Contemporaine,Tours, France from 20 June to 28 September 1986 which then toured to Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum, Aalborg, Denmark from 10 October 1986 to 16 January 1987. Occupying a unique niche in the internat... View more info

Stael

By: Chastel, Andre

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Paris, Fondation Maeght: 1972

Seller ID: 002906

Condition: Fair


NB: Text is in French throughout. Card covers. Condition: Fair to good, covers have general soiling and light shelfwear. Binding sound. From the private library of the Franciscan convent in Woodchester, nr. Stroud, Gloucestershire, small label with the address of the convent on the title page with a small cross and the word library in biro above. 166pp. 129 item catalogue with many colour and b/w illustrations. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition held at the Fondation Maeght, Paris, from July 11th to 24th September, 1972. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Egon Schiele's portraits

By: Comini, Alessandra

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Los Angeles, London, University of California Press: 1974

Seller ID: 005450

ISBN: 0520017269

Condition: Very Good


Maroon hardcover with title in gilt on black spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general light shelfwear and light soiling. Not price-clipped. 271pp. 200 plates, the majority in b/w, a few in colour.A compelling study of the inter-relation between Egon Schiele's life and portraiture. View more info

Braque: The Great Years

By: Cooper, Douglas

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1973

Seller ID: 003085

ISBN: 0297995812

Condition: Good


Olive green hardcover with titles in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with light browning to front and rear endpapers (from inner flaps of dustjacket). Also light soiling to top left corner of rear endpaper Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. Not price-clipped. 116pp. 17 colour plates and ninety-one in b/w. This study was written to accompany an exhibition at the Art Institute in Chicago. Douglas Cooper's text deals predominantly with the evolution of Braque's work from 1917 until his death in 1963. The critical analysis and discussion centres around some forty large-scale canvase... View more info

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Matisse in Morocco - The Paintings and Drawings 1912-1913

By: Cowart, Jack et al.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Washington/London, National Gallery of Art, Washington/Thames and Hudson Ltd.: 1990

Seller ID: 006145

ISBN: 0500235880

Condition: Fine


Dark green cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Fine, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 293pp. 255 illustrations, 50 in colour. This book was published to accompany the touring exhibition which commenced at the National Gallery of Art, Washington from 18 March to 3 June 1990 and then toured to New York, Moscow and Leningrad. It explores the radiant paintings and drawings created during a pivotal phase of Matisse's career - his two visits to Tangier in early 1912 and in the winter of 1912-13. Matisse completed 23 paintings and m... View more info

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Francesco Clemente: Three Worlds

By: d'Harnoncourt, Anne (foreword)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museum: 1990

Seller ID: 006491

ISBN: 0876330847

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers, and some light sunning to outer edge of rear cover. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 187pp. Many colour and b/w illustrations. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by the Italian artist Francesco Clemente (b.1952) held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art from October 20 to December 23, 1990, which then toured to Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art View more info

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Jean-Louis Faure Sculptures

By: Debray, Regis (preface)

Price: £23.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions De Fallois: 2009

Inscription: Signed by Artist

Seller ID: 005334

ISBN: 2877066886

Condition: Good


NB: Text is in French throughout. Softcover. Condition: Good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Spine and immediate surrounding inch or so of front cover is sunned. Binding sound. Signed by Jean-Louis Faure to the previous owner (the artist John Batchelor) on p.2. 200pp. Many colour illustrations. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by Jean-Louis Faure (b.1931) held at the Musee Vivant-Denon and Musee Niepce, Chalon-sur Saone, France from 20 June to 28 September, 2009 Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Balla - The Futurist

By: dell'Arco, Maurizio Fagiolo

Price: £19.00

Publisher: New York, RIzzoli: 1988

Seller ID: 004334

ISBN: 0847809196

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 151pp. Many b/w and colour illustrations. This biography in images aims to reconstruct the artists work together with that of his circle of friends, including Umberto Boccioni and Gino Severini. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info