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Medieval Bodies: Life and Death in the Middle Ages Cover Image
ISBN: 9781324002161
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 12th, 2019

With wit, wisdom, and a sharp scalpel, Jack Hartnell dissects the medieval body and offers a remedy to our preconceptions.

Michelangelo: Mind of the Master Cover Image
By Emily J. Peters, Julian Brooks, Edina Adam (Contributions by), Marjan Scharloo (Contributions by), Carel van Tuyll (Contributions by)
ISBN: 9780300246865
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Published: The Cleveland Museum of Art - November 5th, 2019

A new perspective on the brilliance of one of Western art’s most celebrated visionaries through an esteemed collection of drawings

The works of Michelangelo (1475–1564) remain an enduring source of awe and fascination more than 500 years after his death.

Bill Sienkiewicz: Revolution Cover Image
By Bill Sienkiewicz (Artist), Neil Gaiman (Introduction by), Ben Davis
ISBN: 9781644420034
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Published: Six Foot Press - November 5th, 2019

"Astounding... extraordinary... Jumping between highlighting his indie cult status as an artist and the mindset behind the abstraction of some of comics most beloved characters, the collection ultimately acts as a stunning visual love letter to one of comics most revered artists." -- Comics Beat

The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History Cover Image
ISBN: 9781631494802
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Published: Liveright - November 12th, 2019

A Sunday Times (UK) Book of the Year
Shortlisted • Society of Authors' Somerset Maugham Award
A BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week

The best-selling author of The Secret Lives of Color returns with this rollicking narrative of the 30,000-year history of fabric, briskly told through thirteen charismatic episodes.

Europe's Top 100 Masterpieces: Art for the Traveler Cover Image
ISBN: 9781641712231
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Published: Rick Steves - November 19th, 2019

Explore Europe's top 100 works of art with America's most trusted travel authority, Rick Steves.

When Home Won’t Let You Stay: Migration through Contemporary Art Cover Image
By Eva Respini (Editor), Ruth Erickson (Editor)
ISBN: 9780300247480
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Published: Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston - November 12th, 2019

Insightful and interdisciplinary, this book considers the movement of people around the world and how contemporary artists contribute to our understanding of it

In this timely volume, artists and thinkers join in conversation around the topic of global migration, examining both its cultural impact and the culture of migration itself.

Great Women Artists Cover Image
ISBN: 9780714878775
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Published: Phaidon Press - October 2nd, 2019

Five centuries of fascinating female creativity presented in more than 400 compelling artworks and one comprehensive volume

Hitler's Last Hostages: Looted Art and the Soul of the Third Reich Cover Image
ISBN: 9781610397360
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Published: PublicAffairs - September 10th, 2019

Adolf Hitler's obsession with art not only fueled his vision of a purified Nazi state--it was the core of his fascist ideology. Its aftermath lives on to this day.

Bertoldo Di Giovanni: The Renaissance of Sculpture in Medici Florence Cover Image
ISBN: 9781911282433
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Published: Giles - October 29th, 2019

Renaissance sculptor Bertoldo di Giovanni (ca. 1440-1491) was a student of Donatello, a teacher of Michelangelo, and a favourite of Lorenzo de' Medici "il Magnifico," his principal patron. Bertoldo was one of the first sculptors to create statuettes in bronze.

History of Art in Japan Cover Image
ISBN: 9780231193412
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Published: Columbia University Press - October 8th, 2019

History of Art in Japan is a fully illustrated overview of Japanese art, written by one of Japan's most distinguished art historians. This masterful account of the country's exceptional cultural heritage sheds light on how Japan has nurtured distinctive aesthetics, prominent artists, and movements that have achieved global influence and popularity.

The Lives of Lucian Freud: The Restless Years, 1922-1968 Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525657521
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Published: Knopf - October 29th, 2019

The first biography of the epic life of one of the most important, enigmatic and private artists of the 20th century. Drawn from almost 40 years of conversations with the artist, letters and papers, it is a major work written by a well-known British art critic. 

Unspeakable Acts: Women, Art, and Sexual Violence in the 1970s Cover Image
ISBN: 9780500023051
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Published: Thames & Hudson - October 15th, 2019

A groundbreaking exploration of how women artists of the 1970s combined art and protest to make sexual violence visible, creating a new kind of art in the process.

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