Search Results

71 - 80 of 7869 Results

Gainsborough in London

Susan Sloman

Thomas Gainsborough’s (1727–88) London years, from 1774 to 1788, were the pinnacle and conclusion of his career. They coincided with the establishment of the Royal Academy, of which Gainsborough was a founding member, and the city’s...

March 9, 2021, Hardcover, $45.00

Anthony Van Dyck and the Art of Portraiture

Christopher White

In this sumptuously illustrated volume, eminent art historian Sir Christopher White places the portraiture of renowned Flemish painter Anthony Van Dyck (1599–1641) in context among the work of his contemporaries working in...

March 9, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $45.00

Artists Making Landscape in Post-war Britain

Margaret Garlake

In this trailblazing study, Margaret Garlake complicates traditional histories of British landscape art in the post-war period. Drawing together work from painters and photographers—many of them women—Garlake expands the...

March 9, 2021, Hardcover, $60.00

Innovation Bureaucracies

Let's Make the State Entrepreneurial

Rainer Kattel, Wolfgang Drechsler, and Erkki Karo

Rainer Kattel is Estonian academy research professor, Wolfgang Drechsler is professor of governance, and Erkki Karo is director and senior research fellow at the Ragnar Nurkse Department of Innovation and Governance at...

February 23, 2021, Hardcover, $40.00

Allora & Calzadilla Specters of Noon

Michelle White and Roberto Tejada; With contributions by Julie Ault, Elizabeth DeLoughrey, Daniel Immerwahr, Gerardo Mosquera, Molly Nesbit, Mari Carmen Ramirez, and Maria Stavrinaki

The Puerto Rico–based collaborative duo Allora & Calzadilla created Specters of Noon as a group of seven large-scale works specifically for the Menil Collection. Orchestrated around the idea of Solar Noon, a notion...

February 23, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $60.00

Nature Inside

Plants and Flowers in the Modern Interior

Penny Sparke

From ferns in 19th-century British parlors to contemporary “living walls” in commercial spaces, plants and flowers have long been incorporated into the design of public and private spaces. Spanning two centuries, Nature...

February 23, 2021, Hardcover, $50.00

David Smith Sculpture

A Catalogue Raisonne, 1932-1965

Edited by Christopher Lyon; With a foreword by Rebecca Smith and Candida Smith, essays by Michael Brenson, Sarah Hamill, Christopher Lyon, and Marc-Christian Roussel, and a chronology by Tracee Ng

Embracing factory methods of construction, building on the legacy of cubism, and turning his back on European carving and casting traditions, David Smith (1906–65) transformed postwar sculpture. His body of work, contemporary with the...

February 23, 2021, HC - Set with Slipcase, $500.00

The Orphanage

A Novel

Serhiy Zhadan; Translated from the Ukrainian by Reilly Costigan-Humes and Isaac Stackhouse Wheeler

From literary star Serhiy Zhadan comes a devastating story of the struggles of civilians caught up in the conflict in eastern Ukraine. When hostile soldiers invade a neighboring city, Pasha, a thirty-five-year-old Ukrainian language...

February 23, 2021, PB-with Flaps, $18.00

London and the Seventeenth Century

The Making of the World's Greatest City

Margarette Lincoln

February 23, 2021, Hardcover, $32.50

Empire of Silver

A New Monetary History of China

Jin Xu; Translated by Stacy Mosher

This revelatory account of the ways silver shaped Chinese history shows how an obsession with “white metal” held China back from financial modernization. First used as currency during the Song dynasty in around 900 CE, silver...

February 23, 2021, Hardcover, $30.00

Pages