At First Light chronicles twenty-six extraordinary artists of the last two hundred years who have lived and worked in Maine. Published to coincide with the state's bicentennial in 2020, the volume considers the significant contributions artists have made to a deeper and more profound understanding of Maine's history, its land and its peoples.
I carry my landscapes around with me focuses on American abstract artist Joan Mitchell’s large-scale multipanel works from the 1960s through the 1990s.
Mitchell’s exploration of the possibilities afforded by combining two to five large canvases allowed her to simultaneously create continuity and rupture, while opening up a panoramic expanse referencing landsc
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The first survey on the interdisciplinary biodesign genius of Neri Oxman, pioneer of material ecology
The first retrospective in 30 years on American maverick Donald Judd's minimalist sculpture, architecture and furniture
A lavish new investigation into the Paris Opera’s influence on Edgar Degas's painting.
Most commonly associated with the birth of the Impressionist movement in mid-19th-century Paris, Edgar Degas (1834-1917) in fact defied easy categorization and instead developed a unique style, strongly influenced by Old Masters, the body in motion, and everyday urban life.
Foraging for mushrooms with John Cage: writing, art, photography and ephemera from an idiosyncratic chapter in the composer's life
An exuberant and vibrant illustrated exploration of birds and our relationships with them
This new biographical look at Leonardo da Vinci explores the Renaissance master's groundbreaking portrayal of women which forever changed the way the female form is depicted.$40.00ISBN: 9783791386065Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Prestel - May 26th, 2020
This major new book on the art of Banksy spans the entire career of the world's most famous anonymous street artist.