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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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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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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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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

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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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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L'Apparent facilite...Henri Matisse, peintures de 1935-1939

By: Delectorskaya, Lydia

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Paris, Adrien Maeght Editeur: 1986

Seller ID: 005852

ISBN: 2869410263

Condition: Fine


NB: Text is in French throughout. Bright blue cloth with title blindstamped in black on spine. Condition: Fine, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. The book comes with a card slipcase which is in fair condition, being split along one edge, but it has done its job in protecting the book beautifully. 327pp. Many colour and b/w illustrations. Lydia Delectorskaya (1910-1998) was close to Matisse in his later years, employed as his wife's companion and his assistant. Her book l'Apparente Facilité is an eyewitness account of his methods. 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

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Kurt Schwitters

By: Elderfield, John

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson Ltd.: 1985

Seller ID: 005490

ISBN: 0500234264

Condition: Very Good


Grey cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Black line (marker pen) to base of textblock. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general light shelfwear and a two inch repaired tear to base of spine of dustjacket. 424pp. 356 illustrations, 32 in colour. This book is a thorough study of Kurt Schwitter's work. It examines the full range of his art and places it in the context of avant-garde art between the two World Wars and of modern art in general. View more info

Paul Klee: The Nature of Creation

By: Ferleger Brades, Susan (preface)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Lund Humphries/Hayward Gallery: 2002

Seller ID: 005663

ISBN: 1853322245

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 204pp. Many colour and some b/w illustrations. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by Paul Klee (1879-1940) held at the Hayward Gallery, London from 17 January to 1 April 2002. It includes an essay on a personal response to Klee's work by the British artist Bridget Riley, as well as an essay by Robert Kudielka, Professor of Aesthetic and Philosophy of Art at the Universitat der Kunste, Berlin. View more info

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Matisse: La Chapelle du Rosaire - 1948-1951

By: Girard, Xavier

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Paris, Reunion des Musees Nationaux: 1992

Seller ID: 006109

ISBN: 2711825469

Condition: Very Good


NB: Text is in French throughout. Softcover. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. 141pp. Many colour illustrations. The Chapelle du Rosaire de Vence (Chapel of the Rosary), often referred to as the Matisse Chapel or the Vence Chapel, is a small Catholic chapel located in the town of Vence on the French Riviera. It was dedicated to the Dominican Order. The church was built and decorated between 1949 and 1951 under a plan devised by Henri Matisse. It houses a number of Matisse originals and was regarded by Matisse himself as his "masterpiece". While the simple white ex... View more info

Gerhard Richter - Panorama: A Retrospective

By: Godfrey, Mark et al.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Tate Publishing: 2011

Seller ID: 005805

ISBN: 1854379445

Condition: Fine


Pale stone colour hardcover with title in navy on spine. Condition: Fine, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 304pp. Over 300 illustrations, many in colour. This book was published to accompany a touring exhibition of the work of the German artist Gerhard Richter (b.1932). It covers Richter's career to the date of publication, the survey encompassing the entire range of his work including photo-paintings, abstracts, grey paintings, portraits and glass sculptures. The book includes essays on Richter by international critics and curators as well as an int... View more info

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Modigliani and His Models

By: Grimshaw, Sir Nicholas (foreword)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, The Royal Academy: 2006

Seller ID: 005369

ISBN: 1903973821

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Previous owners bookplate on reverse of front cover. No inscriptions. 158pp. plus two page list of RA benefactors. 52 colour plates plus many other colour and b/w illustrations. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920) held at the Royal Academy, London from 8 July to 15 October 2006. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info