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Hector Guimard

Art Nouveau to Modernism

Edited by David A. Hanks; With essays by Barry Bergdoll, Sarah D. Coffin, Isabelle Gournay, Philippe Thiebaut, and Georges Vigne

A beautifully illustrated retrospective of Art Nouveau architect and designer Hector Guimard, positioning him at the forefront of the modernist movement The aesthetic of architect Hector Guimard (1867–1942)...

April 27, 2021, Hardcover, $50.00

Mussolini and the Eclipse of Italian Fascism

From Dictatorship to Populism

R.J.B. Bosworth

On the tenth anniversary of his rise to power in 1932, Benito Mussolini (1883–1945) seemed to many the “good dictator.” He was the first totalitarian and the first fascist in modern Europe. But a year later Hitler’s entrance...

April 27, 2021, Hardcover, $32.50

Richard III

The Self-Made King

Michael Hicks

The definitive biography and assessment of the wily and formidable prince who unexpectedly became monarch—the most infamous king in British history The reign of Richard III, the last Yorkist king and the...

April 27, 2021, Paper, $20.00

Cubism and the Trompe l'Oeil Tradition

Emily Braun and Elizabeth Cowling; With contributions by Claire Le Thomas and Rachel Mustalish

Delightfully original, this book establishes Cubism’s intrinsic connection to the traditional art of pictorial illusion The age-old artistic tradition of illusionistic realism known as trompe l’oeil (...

April 27, 2021, Hardcover, $50.00

Twitter and Tear Gas

The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest

Zeynep Tufekci; With a New Preface

A firsthand account and incisive analysis of modern protest, revealing internet-fueled social movements’ greatest strengths and frequent challenges“[Tufekci’s] personal experience in the squares and...

April 27, 2021, Paper, $16.00

Conversations with God: Jan Matejko's Copernicus

Christopher Riopelle, Owen Gingerich, and Andrzej Szczerski

Largely unknown outside his homeland, Jan Matejko (1838–93) is widely regarded as the national painter of Poland, where he is revered for his huge minutely detailed depictions of key moments in the nation’s history....

May 4, 2021, PB-with Flaps, $16.99

Raphael

David Ekserdjian and Tom Henry

Among the great figures of the Italian Renaissance, Raphael (1483–1520)  is unarguably the artist who has been most widely and consistently admired across the centuries. He had an extraordinary and perhaps unrivaled capacity...

May 4, 2021, Hardcover, $50.00

Durer's Journeys

Travels of a Renaissance Artist

Susan Foister and Peter van den Brink

The visual legacy of Dürer’s travels extends far beyond his lifetime and throughout Europe, and the documents illuminating them offer unique insights into the distinctive ways Dürer conducted and managed his career, making...

May 4, 2021, Hardcover, $50.00

The Other Modern Movement

Architecture, 1920–1970

Kenneth Frampton

Usually associated with Mies and Le Corbusier, the Modern Movement was instrumental in advancing new technologies of construction in architecture, including the use of glass, steel, and reinforced concrete. Renowned historian Kenneth...

May 4, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $50.00

Northern Ireland

The Fragile Peace
New Edition

Feargal Cochrane

“A wonderful book, beautifully written. . . . Informative and incisive.”—Irish Times   After two decades of relative peace following the Good Friday Agreement of 1998, the Brexit referendum in 2016 reopened...

May 4, 2021, Paper, $20.00

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