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Claude and Francois-Xavier Lalanne

Nature Transformed

Kathleen M. Morris

François-Xavier (1927–2008) and Claude (1925–2019) Lalanne were a husband-wife team of artists who created inventive and often surprising works that have been widely admired and collected since the 1960s. This book presents a...

July 6, 2021, PB-with Jacket, $30.00

The Seas and the Mobility of Islamic Art

Edited by Radha Dalal, Sean Roberts and Jochen Sokoly

The seas have long served as both connective tissue for and barriers between intellectual, social, and artistic traditions. Nowhere is this dual role more evident than within the visual and material cultures of the Islamic world. This...

July 6, 2021, Hardcover, $70.00

Private Lives

Home and Family in the Art of the Nabis, Paris, 1889-1900

Mary Weaver Chapin and Heather Lemonedes Brown; With contributions from Francesca Berry, Francesca Brittan, Kathleen Kete, and Saskia Ooms

In 1889, avant-garde artists in Paris formed a brotherhood to promote a radical new direction in art. Adopting the name Nabis—Hebrew for “prophets”—they aimed to capture subjective experience and emotion in their paintings, prints,...

July 6, 2021, Hardcover, $65.00

Enlightened Eclecticism

The Grand Design of the 1st Duke and Duchess of Northumberland

The central decades of the 18th century in Britain were crucial to the history of European taste and design. One of the period’s most important campaigns of patronage and collecting was that of the 1st Duke and Duchess of...

July 6, 2021, Hardcover, $65.00

Illuminating Natural History

The Art and Science of Mark Catesby

Henrietta McBurney

This book explores the life and work of the 18th-century English artist, explorer, naturalist, and author Mark Catesby (1683–1749). During Catesby’s lifetime, science was poised to shift from a world of amateur virtuosi to one of...

July 6, 2021, Hardcover, $50.00

Blake's Printed Paintings

Methods, Origins, Meanings

Joseph Viscomi

Among William Blake’s (1757–1827) most widely recognized and highly regarded works as an artist are twelve color printed drawings, or monoprints, conceived and executed in 1795. This book investigates these masterworks, explaining...

July 6, 2021, Hardcover, $50.00

Vivienne Westwood

The Complete Collections

Alexander Fury

“The only reason I’m in fashion is to destroy the word ‘conformity,’” Vivienne Westwood (b. 1941) declared early in her career. With her provocative synthesis of historic British fashion, classic painting aesthetics, and punk culture,...

June 30, 2021, Cloth over Board, $75.00

Palaces of Pleasure

From Music Halls to the Seaside to Football, How the Victorians Invented Mass Entertainment

Lee Jackson

An energetic and exhilarating account of the Victorian entertainment industry, its extraordinary success and enduring impact The Victorians invented mass entertainment. As the nineteenth century’s growing...

June 29, 2021, Paper, $18.00

Christianity and the New Spirit of Capitalism

Kathryn Tanner

One of the world’s most celebrated theologians argues for a Protestant anti-work ethic In his classic The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, Max Weber famously showed how Christian...

June 29, 2021, Paper, $30.00

Kindred Voices

A Literary History of Medieval Anatolia

Michael Pifer

Michael Pifer explores how Muslim and Christian poets of Anatolia grappled with the stunning cultural diversity of their region, home not only to Armenians and Greeks, but also to Persians, Turks, Arabs, Mongols, Jews, and others....

June 29, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $45.00

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