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Summer 2005 -- 18th Century Cover Issue

By: American Art

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., Smithsonian American Art Museum: 2005

Edition: Vol. 19, No. 2..

Seller ID: 0503003732

Condition: Very Good +

111 pp. on glossy stock plus rear advertising pages. Close to new, light thumbing. No markings. Front cover in color shows John Greenwood's "Sea Captains Carousing in Surinam." Cover story about the comeback of 18th century art features essays by Wendy Ballion, Maurie D. McInnis and Ellen G. Miles. Other articles: Jennifer Wingate on WW 1 doughboys; Sue Taylor on Grant Wood; William T. Wiley interview; Judy Bullington on Thelma Johnson Streat; and Sam Hunter remembers pop artist Tom Wesselmann. Size: 4to --11 in Tall By 9 in. Wide View more info

Fall 2006 Issue

By: Aperture

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Aperture Foundation: 2006

Edition: Issue 184.

Seller ID: 0503003748

Condition: Very Good +

88 pp. on coated stock. Nearly new, trace of subscription label on front cover. Cover photo is Edgar Martins' "Accidental Tourist" from his spread on beach landscapes. Other contents include: Post-Katrina New Orleans by Katherine Wolkoff; Afghan opium wars by Zalmai; Washington lobbyist portraits made by Neil Selkirk. Preview of Ecotopia exhibition. Size: 4to -- 11 in Tall By 9.5 In Wide View more info

ARTNews January 1991 -- The World's Top 200 Art Collectors

By: ARTNews

Price: $3.50

Publisher: NY, ARTNews Associates: 1991

Edition: Volume 90, No. 1

Seller ID: 002966

Condition: Very Good

179 pp. but pp. 131-141, which include an article about Robert Yarber's painting, are mssing. Small smudge near upper right edge of front cover. Binding sturdy, overall very clean. The cover story compiles the world's leading art collectors, with nutshell bios of each, and color photos of many, such as Walter Annenberg and actor Steve Martin. Other articles include a piece on the Dusseldorf Restoration Center. View more info

ARTNews January 1996 -- The Collection That Lost Its Way -- The Queen's Pictures

By: ARTNews

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY ., ARTNews Associates: 1991

Edition: Volume 95, No. 1

Seller ID: 005477

Condition: Very Good

144 pp. Lightly read, diaganal creasing on pp. 107-110 pp, which include a piece on the Shelburne Museum in Vermont selling off impressionism paintings. Binding sturdy, overall very clean. The cover story deals with 150 years of stagnation in the collection of the British royal family. Also includes a piece by Camille Paglia on Picasso's women. View more info

Art Papers -- Jan-Feb 1995

By: Atlanta Art Papers

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Atlanta Art Papers: 1995

Edition: Vol. 19, No. 1

Seller ID: 003138

Condition: Very Good

77 pp. Lightly thumbed, sturdy stapling. B&w photos. Contents include a final report on a dollhouse architecture project; an interview with British political artists Conrad Atkinson; interview with Philadelphia multimedia artist Homer Jackson; a critique of the Chris Newby film "Anchoress"; an interview with performance artist Karen Finley whose National Endowment grant was rescinded. Plus 42 short reviews of various exhibits. View more info

The Faith of America

By: Bauer, Fred

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Carmel, NY, Guideposts: 1980

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009381

Condition: Very Good

160 pp. Color illustrations on nearly every page. Small tear on jacket corner. Text clean. Colored endpapers.A remembrance of Norman Rockwell published by Guideposts a year after his death, including interviews with his widow and neighbors in Stockbridge Mass. The theme of the book is the faith that binds Americans to one another, as expressed in religion, politics, work and friendship. Size: 4to --11 in Tall. View more info

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Art Deco Interiors: Decoration and Design Classics of the 1920s and 1930s

By: Bayer, Patricia

Price: $14.50

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1998

Seller ID: 010174

ISBN: 0500280207

Condition: Near Fine

224 pp on coated stock. 151 color plates, many more b&w photos. Many full-page photos. A survey of Art Deco design as it reshapeed interior design, both residential and commercial, in the 1930 and 1930s. Frontispiece shows Chrysler Building lobby. Detailed text and captions. Size: 4to -- 11.5 In Tall View more info

French Impressionist Paintings in the Louvre

By: Bazin, Germain

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Harry N. Abrams Inc.: 1966

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 005257

Condition: Very Good +

319 pp. Very clean, bright, slight wear on spine, but titling intact. No markings. Translated by S. Cunliffe-Owen. Bazin, curator-in-chief, provides a compact, easy to carry guidebook to the Louvre's Impressionist treasures. About 90+ full color illustrations, each with a page of explanatory detail, information on provenance, etc. Plus hundreds of b&w thumbnail illustrations. Introductory text of 77 pp. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall. View more info

J. Dubuffet from the 50s to the 80s

By: Bonnefoi, Genevieve and Hunter, Sam

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, Paris, Gallery Urban: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005742

Condition: Very Good +

Unpaginated, approx . 60 pp. on heavy glossy stock. 17 color plates. Black glossy wraps. Upper front corner rubbed, slight edgewear. Text clean. Two essays: "Jean Dubuffet et L'Esprit de la Terre" in French by Bonnefoi; and "Jean Dubuffet in Retrospect" by Hunter. Rear material includes a biographical time line in French and English, a list of exhibitions, mostly in English; also, a list of his writings and recordings. View more info

Essential Dali

By: Bradbury, Kirsten

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Parragon: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005607

ISBN: 1840845090

Condition: Fine

256 pp. on coated stock, more than 100 full page color plates, dozens of smaller ones. Text clean and no markings. Slight soil to front panel of dj. Rear panel is partially adhered to rear cover apparently because of faint water stain. No traces of dampness in the text. Dali paintings shown on front and back covers. Author is an English art historian; introduction by Dr. Jonathan Wood. View more info

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Masterpieces of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

By: Burn, Barbara, Ed.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Bulfinch Press (Little, Brown): 1997

Edition: Revised Edition.

Seller ID: 010150

ISBN: 082122509X

Condition: Very Good

320 pp. on glossy stock, corners curled, light wear, no markings, light spine and corner creasing. More than 250 paintings, sculptures and other art works at the Met (as of 1997) are highlighted in a chronological presentation. About 50 to 100 words of commentary accompany each plate. Front cover shows Rembrandt's "Aristotle Contemplating the Bust of Homer," one of the museum's blockbuster acquisitions in the 1960s. Overweight book that will require additional postage. Size: 4to-- 12 in High View more info

The Art of New York

By: Chwast, Seymour;Heller, Steven, Eds.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Harry N. Abrams Inc.: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005568

ISBN: 0810918099

Condition: Near Fine

191 pp. on coated stock, 120 color plates, 113 b&w illustrations. Small bump on lower right corner of front cover. Previous owner's circular embossed ID mark on front endpaper. No other markings. Light scuffing, rubbing and edgewear on dust jacket. Still close to new. A collection of 20th century paintings of New York City landscapes. Artists represented include Childe Hassam, Edward Hopper, Richard Estes, Pablo Picasso, Robert Rauschenberg, Goergia O'Keefe and Christo. Introduction by James Atlas, assoc. editor of The Atlantic. Dust jacket shows a Joseph Stella painting of the Brooklyn Bridge... View more info

Disarmed: The Story of the Venus de Milo

By: Curtis, Gregory

Price: $4.85

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 2003

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 007089

ISBN: 0375415238

Condition: Fine

245 pp. Nearly new, crisp. Text clean. With bibliography, notes, index. A few b&w photos, plus color photo of the Venus statue on dust jacket. The former editor of Texas Monthly traces the history of the famous sculpture from its discovery on the Island of Melos in 1820 to its current position in the Louvre. View more info

Marcel Duchamp

By: D'Harnoncourt, Anne;McShine, Kynaston;Philadelphia Museum of Art;Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Museum of Modern Art/Phladelphia Museum of Art: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005740

ISBN: 0870702955

Condition: Very Good -

360 pp. on glossy stock, 429 illustrations, including 11 in color. Moderate wear, lower corner of front cover has diagonal crease. Small rippled spot in bottom margin through most pages; text not affected. Binding strong, light spine creasing. Light soil to cover. No markings. A comprehensive survey of Duchamp's contributions to art, poetry, language, etc. Chonology cover his life from birth in 1887 to his death in 1968 and a major exhibition inn 1972. Contributors include: Michel Sanouillet, Richard Hamilton, Lawrence D. Steeful Jr., Arturo Schwarz, davidantin, Lucy R. Lippard, Kynaston McSh... View more info


By: Diederich, Phillipe and Nordstrom, Alison Devine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Daytona Beach, Southeast Museum of Photography: 1998

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009069

ISBN: 1887040234

Condition: As New

10 pp. on glossy stock. 16 b&w glossy prints, 4 full-page size. A catalog of a 1998 exhibit at the Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach. Diederich, a commercial photographer based in Miami, captures Cubans lovingly maintaining and repairing their aging Harley-Davidson motorcycles. Essay by Alison Devine Nordstrom. Prints are untitled and without caption notes . The catalog is one of a 1500 copy first edition. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall By 8.5 In Wide View more info

Man the Designer

By: Evans, Helen Marie

Price: $8.50

Publisher: NY, Macmillan Publishing Co.: 1975

Edition: 2nd Printing.

Seller ID: 009954

Condition: Very Good

390 pp. Some rubbing on upper cover, corners rubbed. Some fading to black spine strip. B&W illustrations on most pages; many color plates as well. A survey that guides students in how to appreciate not only objects stored in museums and galleries but also the physical make-up of their everyday surroundings. Part One covers various design principals. Part two looks at designs from various cultures. Part Three focuses on materials (rocks, copper, glass, precious metals, etc); Part Four deals with plastics, trees and textiles. Part Five examines fashion, furniture, landscapes, and objects regarde... View more info

Some M(other) Stories, a Parent(hetic0al Tale

By: Flax, Carol

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Daytona Beach FL., Southeast Museum of Photography: 1995

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010192

ISBN: 1887040110

Condition: Very Good

30 unpaginated pages. Artist Carol Flax reflects on her search for her birth mother and the cultural norms of the 1950s. Size: 8mo -- 8.5 In By 8.5 In. View more info


By: Frank, Elizabeth

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Abbeville Press: 1983

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 005415

ISBN: 0896593843

Condition: Near Fine

128 pp. on heavy stock. Close to new, a few bottom page corners wrinkled. Spine uncreased. Piece of pink post-it on bottom margin of page 114. Else clean. Appox 50 color plates, several full-page. Also has photos of Pollock at work. Part of the Modern Masters Series. Includes bibliography, list of exhibitions, musuems with Pollock works. View more info

New Art

By: Freeman, Phyllis; Himmel, Eric; Pavese, Edith, and Yarowski, Anne, Eds.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: NY, Abrams: 1984

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005608

ISBN: 0810922878

Condition: Very Good

207 pp., a few handwritten notes on pp. 7. Most of text clean. Upper and lower corners thumbed, with a few pages having corner creases. Binding firm. Many full page illustrations, most b&w but about a third in color. A sampling of contemporary U.S. and European artists active in the early 1980s. Each artist receives 1-3 pages a few examples of his work. Many are large installations. Size: Folio - 14.25 in Tall View more info

David to Delacroix

By: Friedlander, Walter

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Schocken Books: 1972

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 006007

ISBN: 0805201955

Condition: Good +

136 pp. + 64 pp. b&w illustrations. Lightly read, spine creasing. Chapter on David has ink notes and underlinings on most pages, rest of text clean.Translated by Robert Goldwater. Overview of French Neo-Classicism and early Romanticism. Among other artists included are Ingres, Gros, Gericault, Prudhon, Guerin and Girodet. View more info