Presenting many of delacroix’s iconic canvases, liberty leading the people, this revelatory volume captures the full range and diversity of Delacroix’s genius, such as The Women of Algiers in their Apartment, as well as a generous selection of lesser-known works and rarely seen drawings and prints from international collections, and Lion Hunt, showing how this prolific and groundbreaking artist changed the course of European painting.
Delacroix #ad - A comprehensive monograph on the preeminent french romantic artist whose work changed the course of European painting Eugène Delacroix 1798–1863 created extraordinary paintings that were known for their dynamic color, brushwork, and movement as well as their original subject matter.
Delacroix Drawings: The Karen B. Cohen CollectionMetropolitan Museum of Art #ad - Known as the master of french romanticism for his energetic paintings, Eugène Delacroix 1798–1863 was also a consummate draftsman. This handsome book, one of the few to explore this topic in depth, provides new insight into Delacroix’s drawing practice, paying particular attention to his materials and techniques and the ways in which the artist pushed the boundaries of the medium.
The remarkable group of nearly 130 drawings featured here, include academic and anatomical studies, and preparatory drawings related to many of Delacroix’s most renowned canvases, sketches from nature, many of which have been rarely seen, among them The Massacre at Chios and Liberty Leading the People.
Tintoretto: Artist of Renaissance VeniceYale University Press #ad - His bold and expressive brushwork, which made his paintings seem unfinished to his contemporaries, is now recognized as a key step in the development of oil-on-canvas painting. Published on the 500th anniversary of tintoretto’s birth, this unprecedented publication celebrates one of Renaissance Italy’s greatest painters Jacopo Tintoretto 1518 or 1519–1594 was known for the remarkable energy of his work.
An international group of scholars led by robert echols and frederick ilchman explores Tintoretto’s artistic activity and situates his life and work in the context of his contemporaries’ work and of the Renaissance in Italy, providing a fundamental point of reference for modern scholarship and an essential introduction to the artist’s career and oeuvre.
Tintoretto: Artist of Renaissance Venice #ad - . His contemporary giorgio Vasari described him as the “most extraordinary brain that painting has ever produced. Considered to be one of the three great painters of 16th-century Venice, along with Titian and Paolo Veronese, Tintoretto is admired for his dramatic treatments of sacred and secular narrative subjects and his insightful portraits of the Venetian aristocracy.
This lavishly illustrated study, features more than forty of Tintoretto’s paintings, including many large-scale pieces that convey the breadth and power of his narrative works, published to coincide with the 500th anniversary of the artist’s birth, along with a sample of his finest drawings.
Bruegel: The MasterThames & Hudson #ad - This book presents a full survey of Bruegel’s entire oeuvre and will prove to be an indispensable resource for Bruegel fans and scholars alike. C. 150 illustrations. This stunning compilation of the work pieter Bruegel, the 16th century’s most famous Netherlandish artist, is being published in anticipation of the 450-year anniversary of the artist’s death.
Nearly 450 years after his death, Pieter Bruegel the Elder is widely regarded as the 16th century’s greatest Netherlandish painter. Today, just over forty of his original paintings remain in museums and private collections, many of which have never been loaned out for exhibition purposes. This book is the tie-in catalog for a once-in-a-generation exhibition of Bruegel’s work at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna.
Bruegel: The Master #ad - Bruegel’s work is renowned for its stunning compositions, often moralizing and always teeming with characters, inviting the viewer to reflect on the multi-layered complexity of each image.
Mantegna and BelliniNational Gallery London #ad - 1459; died 1516 each produced groundbreaking paintings, marked by pictorial and technical innovations, that are among the masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance. Full of new insights and captivating juxtapositions—including comparisons of each of the artist’s depictions of the Agony in the Garden and the Presentation to the Temple—this study reveals that neither Mantegna’s nor Bellini’s achievements can be fully understood in isolation and that their continuous creative exchanges shaped the work of both.
1431–1506 and giovanni Bellini active c. Exploring the fruitful dynamic between mantegna’s inventive compositional approach and interest in classical antiquity and Bellini’s passion for landscape painting, this fascinating volume examines how these two artists, who were also brothers-in-law, influenced and responded to each other’s work.
Mantegna and Bellini #ad - An innovative study of the relationship between Andrea Mantegna and Giovanni Bellini, two masters of the Italian Renaissance Andrea Mantegna c.
Berthe Morisot, Woman ImpressionistRizzoli Electa #ad - Today berthe morisot 1841–1895 is considered a major impressionist artist, Claude Monet, Édouard Manet, a recent development despite the respect received in her lifetime from peers Edgar Degas, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Lush illustrations from throughout morisot’s career depict her daring experimentations and her embrace of modern subjects in the city and at the seaside: fashionable young women, and intimate, domestic interiors.
Texts examine her in the context of her contemporaries, the critical reception of her work, the subjects and settings she chose, and the state of Morisot scholarship. Berthe morisot, woman impressionist makes an important contribution to the field, interdisciplinary scholarship, and a specific focus on Morisot’s pioneering developments as a painter first, with never-before-published letters, woman second.
Berthe Morisot, Woman Impressionist #ad - Accompanying a major traveling exhibition, this comprehensive volume examines Berthe Morisot’s remarkable body of work, painterly innovations, and leading role within the Impressionist canon. As the only female member of the impressionist group at its founding in late 1873, Morisot played a major and multifaceted part in the movement, and her works were prized by pioneering dealers and collectors.
Andy Warhol_From A to B and Back AgainWhitney Museum of American Art #ad - Donna de salvo explores how warhol’s work engages with notions of public and private, the redefinition of media, such as Warhol’s response to the AIDS epidemic, while a series of incisive and eye-opening essays by eminent scholars and contemporary artists touch on a broad range of topics, his international influence, and the role of abstraction, and how his work relates to constructs of self-image seen in social media today.
It builds on a wealth of new research and materials that have come to light in recent decades and offers a rare and much-needed comprehensive look at the full scope of Warhol’s production—from his commercial illustrations of the 1950s through his monumental paintings of the 1980s. This ambitious book is the first to examine Warhol’s work in its entirety.
Andy Warhol_From A to B and Back Again #ad - A unique 360‐degree view of an incomparable 20th-century american artist One of the most emulated and significant figures in modern art, Andy Warhol 1928–1987 rose to fame in the 1960s with his iconic Pop pieces. Warhol expanded the boundaries by which art is defined and created groundbreaking work in a diverse array of media that includes paintings, photographs, sculptures, prints, films, and installations.
Corot: WomenYale University Press #ad - This publication encompasses some forty paintings by Corot—from the single-figure bust and full-length images of the 1840s through the 1860s nudes and his allegorical series devoted to the model in the studio. Essays by leading experts in the field address corot’s debt to the old masters and the impact of his pictures on both 19th- and 20th-century painting, the relationship of his figural work to his more famous landscape practice, his response to the shifting social position of artists’ models, and the incursion of photography into artistic practice in the Second Empire and early Third Republic.
. Although these figural paintings constitute a relatively small and little-known portion of his oeuvre, such as Paul Cézanne, Pablo Picasso, they were of great importance for the founders of modernist painting, and Georges Braque. Corot’s handling of color and his deft, delicate touch applied to the female form resulted in pictures of quiet majesty.
Corot: Women #ad - A new appraisal of intriguing and meditative figural works by one of the 19th century’s great masters of landscape The women painted by Camille Corot 1796–1875 read, dream, and gaze at the viewer, conveying an independent spirit and a sense of their inner lives.
Manet and Modern Beauty: The Artist's Last YearsJ. Paul Getty Museum #ad - This volume is published to accompany exhibitions at the Art Institute of Chicago May 26 to September 8, 2019 and the J. This stunning examination of the last years of Édouard Manet’s life and career is the first book to explore the transformation of his style and subject matter in the 1870s and early 1880s.
Featuring nearly three hundred illustrations and nine fascinating essays by established and emerging Manet specialists, a selection of the artist’s correspondence, a chronology, a technical analysis of the late Salon painting Jeanne Spring, and more, Manet and Modern Beauty brings a diverse range of approaches to bear on a little-studied area of this major artist’s oeuvre.
Manet and Modern Beauty: The Artist's Last Years #ad - Paul getty museum at the getty center October 8, 2019, to January 12, 2020. . The name manet evokes the provocative, heroically scaled pictures he painted in the 1860s for the Salon, but in the late 1870s and early 1880s the artist produced quite a different body of work: stylish portraits of actresses and demimondaines, delicate pastels, luscious still lifes, intimate watercolors, and impressionistic scenes of suburban gardens and Parisian cafés.
Often dismissed as too pretty and superficial by critics, propose a radical new alignment of modern art with fashionable femininity, these later works reflect Manet’s elegant social world, and record the artist’s unapologetic embrace of beauty and visual pleasure in the face of death.
Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the FutureGuggenheim Museum Publications #ad - The volume also delves into her unrealized plans for a spiral-shaped temple in which to display her art―a wish that finds a fortuitous answer in the Guggenheim Museum's rotunda, the site of the exhibition. Hilma af klint 1862–1944 is now regarded as a pioneer of abstract art. Believing the world was not yet ready for her art, she stipulated that it should remain unseen for another 20 years.
A roundtable discussion among contemporary artists, scholars and curators considers af Klint's sources and relevance to art in the 21st century. Essays explore the social, intellectual and artistic context of af Klint's 1906 break with figuration and her subsequent development, contemporary scientific discoveries, placing her in the context of Swedish modernism and folk art traditions, and spiritualist and occult movements.
Hilma af klint's daring abstractions exert a mystical magnetismWhen Swedish artist Hilma af Klint died in 1944 at the age of 81, she left behind more than 1, 000 paintings and works on paper that she had kept largely private during her lifetime. Her boldly colorful works, reflect an ambitious, spiritually informed attempt to chart an invisible, many of them large-scale, totalizing world order through a synthesis of natural and geometric forms, textual elements and esoteric symbolism.
Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future #ad - Accompanying the first major survey exhibition of the artist's work in the United States, Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future represents her groundbreaking painting series while expanding recent scholarship to present the fullest picture yet of her life and art. Though her paintings were not seen publicly until 1987, her work from the early 20th century predates the first purely abstract paintings by Kandinsky, Mondrian and Malevich.
But only in recent decades has the public had a chance to reckon with af Klint's radically abstract painting practice―one which predates the work of Vasily Kandinsky and other artists widely considered trailblazers of modernist abstraction.
Charles White: A RetrospectiveArt Institute of Chicago #ad - A revelatory reassessment of one of the most influential american artists of the 20th century Charles White 1918–1979 is best known for bold, large-scale paintings and drawings of African Americans, meticulously executed works that depict human relationships and socioeconomic struggles with a remarkable sensitivity.
. With handsome reproductions of white’s finest paintings, reclaims his place in the art-historical narrative, and prints, the volume introduces his work to contemporary audiences, drawings, and stresses the continuing relevance of his insistent dedication to producing positive social change through art.
Charles White: A Retrospective #ad - Tracing white’s career from his emergence in chicago to his mature practice as an artist, leading experts provide insights into White’s creative process, the relationship between his art and his teaching, his work as a photographer, activist, his political activism and interest in history, and educator in New York and Los Angeles, and the importance of feminism in his work.
This comprehensive study offers a much-needed reexamination of the artist’s career and legacy. A preface by kerry james marshall addresses White’s significance as a mentor to an entire generation of practitioners and underlines the importance of this largely overlooked artist.