Art Criticism

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Still Looking

Still Looking

by John Updike

John Updike was born in 1932, in Shillington, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Harvard College in 1954 and spent a year in Oxford, England, at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art. From 1955 to 1957 he was a member of the staff of The New Yorker and since 1957 has lived in Massachusetts. He is the author of more than fifty books, including collections of short stories, poems, and criticism. His novels have won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and... Read more
Warriors Of Art

Warriors Of Art

by Yumi Yamaguchi

Visual Thinking

Visual Thinking

by Rudolf Arnheim

The Visual Dialogue

The Visual Dialogue

by Nathan Knobler

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Views From Abroad

by Rudi &Amp; Adam D Weinberg Fuchs

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Surrealism

by Julien Levy

Art Criticism Books & Ephemera

David To Delacroix

David To Delacroix

by Friedlaender, Walter

Hogarth

Hogarth

by Paulson, Ronald

Bright Earth

Bright Earth

by Ball, Philip

J.M.W. Turner His Life and Work A Critical Biography

J.M.W. Turner His Life and Work A Critical Biography

by Lindsay, Jack

Greenwich: New York GraphicSociety, 1966. 1st American edition. Hardcover. Orig. sandlewood cloth. Near fine in slightly chipped dust wrapper.. Turner, J.M.W.. 275 pp. Four color plates and thirty-four black and white reproductions. Notes. Extensive Appendices. Bibliography.Index. FREITAG 9635.
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$45.00
Twelve American Masterpieces

Twelve American Masterpieces

by NY. Spanierman Gallery

NY: Spanierman Gallery, 1998. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. black cloth. Fine in fine dust wrapper. 95 pages. 33 x 25 cm. Black and white and color plates.
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$20.00
Le Teinturier Universel Echo Des Applications Des Matieres Colorantes Aux Arts Et A L'Industrie; De la teinture et de l'appret des etoffes, de la production et de la preparation des matieres tincloriales, de l'impression et de la fabrication des papiers peints -- Tannage et coloration des cuirs

Le Teinturier Universel Echo Des Applications Des Matieres Colorantes Aux Arts Et A L'Industrie; De la teinture et de l'appret des etoffes, de la production et de la preparation des matieres tincloriales, de l'impression et de la fabrication des papiers peints -- Tannage et coloration des cuirs

by Chevreul, M.E

Paris: Au Bureau du Journal, 1863. First editions. Original Wraps. Original printed wrappers -- yellow, gray and green. Very good. 3 vols. 192, 192, 192 pages in text. Small folio, 30.5 x 22.5 cm. First to third years -- 72 issues in 3 volumes [April 1, 1860 - March 15, 1863]. More than 100 tipped-in or mounted color specimens of various dyes on paper, cotton, silk, metallic paper, felt, plant fibers, and more. One sample titled "Echantillod de Coton vert col de canard san indigo" (Vol. 3... Read more
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$2,500.00
British Sporting Artists;  from Barlow to Herring

British Sporting Artists; from Barlow to Herring

by Sparrow, Walter Shaw

Spring Books, London, 1965. Reprint. Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. XIV, 250 pages, last blank, contributors of pictures, prints , and information -- to whom grateful thanks are returned by the author, list of illustrations, publisher's note to the 1965 edition and index. Illustrated frontispiece, being a reproduction of " Shooting Plover " by Francis Barlow. The text is illustrated with numerous coloured and black-and-white illustrations of famous ( not so famous ] sporting... Read more
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AU$70.07
Color Dimensions Creating New Principles of Color Harmony and aPractical Equation in Color Definition

Color Dimensions Creating New Principles of Color Harmony and aPractical Equation in Color Definition

by Birren, Faber

Chicago: Crimson Press, 1934. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. ruby cloth chipped at backstrip extremities. Very good.. 57 pp. Thirty black and white text figures and large fold-out of "The Rational ColorCircle in of course, color. Birren says, "I have wandered in new domains and have seen new glories. I have witnessed new revelations of the spectrum.
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$90.00
Temples Anciens Et Modernes; Ou Observations Historiques Et Critiques Sur Les Plus Celebres Monumens  D'Architecture Grecques Et Gothique

Temples Anciens Et Modernes; Ou Observations Historiques Et Critiques Sur Les Plus Celebres Monumens D'Architecture Grecques Et Gothique

by Avril, Louis, Abbe Mai

London & Paris: Chez Musier, 1774. First edition. Hardcover. Modern brown cloth and marbled boards. Fine. 347 [3] pages. 23.5 x 16 cm. Seven engraved plates, foldouts, including the Pantheon, the Basilica of Saint Paul, Santa Sophia at Constantinople, Saint Peters and the Coliseum. The author, a sometime Jesuit, published this work under the pseudonym M.L.M. John Soane translated this work in its entirety in 1806 [see; RIBA, Early Printed Books, I, 165]. CICOGNARA 679. "...ma con moltissima... Read more
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$795.00
De Chirico

De Chirico

by Dell'Arco, Mauizio Fagiolo; Joan M. Lukach; William Rubin; Marianne W. Martin; Wieland Schmid; Laura Rosenstock

New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1982. Paperback. Very Good.. 208p. Softcover. 70+ pgs. of plates in color and black & white. Includes the essays: De Chirico in Paris, 1911-1915; De Chirico and Italian Art Theory, 1915-1920; De Chirico and Modernism; On de Chirico's Theater; De Chirico and the Realism of the Twenties; De Chirico's Influence on the Surrealists.
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$15.00
The Life of Ruskin

The Life of Ruskin

by Cook, Edward T

London: Macmillan, 1911. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. navy cloth faded to brown. Teg. Very good. 2 vols.. Ruskin, John. 540 & 615 pp. 8vo, five illustrations. Index. Written by a pupil of Ruskin's who also prepared the monumental "library edition." Ruskin'smastery of prose is unsurpassed. Ex-library, no exterior markings, backstrip chipped at extremities.
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$25.00
Departures Photography 1923-1990

Departures Photography 1923-1990

by Yankov, Edmund

NY: Independent Curators Inc, 1991. First edition. Paperback. Orig. illustrated stiff wrappers. Near fine. 72 pages. 27 x 23 cm. Illustrated with black and white photographs.
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$25.00
The Art of Marc Scheff

The Art of Marc Scheff

by Marc Scheff

Softcover. Very Good+. Very scarce title. SIGNED by Scheff. Also includes a signed sketch inside cover and a signed foldout of the artwork “Closing In”. No date stated, looks no earlier than 2015. Very slight edge wear to book at corners of foldout. Clean and bright. Book measurements are 9 x 6 inches.
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$25.00
Bonnard

Bonnard

by Fermigier, Andre [text]

Abrams, New York, No date. Edition Unstated. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/Good. Illustrator: Perre Bonnard. 160 pp., biographical outline, graphic works and drawings and selected bibliography. Coloured illustrated frontispiece (tipped in), showing "Ma Roulotte", Bonnard's home. Within the text there are 128 reproductions of Bonnards' works, 48 being full reproductions tipped in plates, the rest black and white. Blue-and-white mottled boards with gilt writing on the... Read more
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AU$60.06
Rembrandt; Selected Paintings

Rembrandt; Selected Paintings

by Borenius, Professor T. (Tancred)

Phaidon Press, London, 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Rembrandt. IV, 96 pages of text then 104 pages of plates and four pages following -- index of museums and collections, introduction by author and notes on the plates. Coloured illustrated frontispiece, by Rembrandt, which has been tipped in. The text is illustrated with 104 pages of reproductions of Rembrandt's work of which 7 are in colour and have been tipped in. Beige coloured boards with brown titles... Read more
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AU$35.04
Treasures of Asia: Japanese Painting

Treasures of Asia: Japanese Painting

by Terukazu, Akiyama

Albert Skira, Geneva, Switzerland, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Illustrated. Introduction by author, chronological table, map of Japan, map of the Kyoto-Nara region, selected bibliography, general index and list of colour plates. The text is illustrated with numerous examples of Japanese art, the majority have been tipped-in. Yellow coloured cloth covered boards with brown coloured embossed titles to the front panel and back strip.... Read more
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AU$60.06
Experiment Weltuntergang Wien Um 1900

Experiment Weltuntergang Wien Um 1900

by Hofmann, Werner

Munich: Prestel Verlag, 1981. First edition. Boards. Orig. illustrated boards. Fine. 263 pages. 10 x 8". Nearly 300 illustrations, some in color. Bibliography. Text in German.
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$25.00
Pierre-Yves Tremois a la Monnaie de Paris : Peintures, Sculptures, Medailles, Gravures et la Musee Secret, 25 Janvier-28 Avril 1984

Pierre-Yves Tremois a la Monnaie de Paris : Peintures, Sculptures, Medailles, Gravures et la Musee Secret, 25 Janvier-28 Avril 1984

by Pierre-Yves Tremois

1984. Softcover. Very Good-. Slight edge wear, 75 pages. Text in French. Many full page illustrations in color and b&w. Defiantly weird and surreal, with baboons, trilobites, nudes on a beach, golden medallions, scorpions, flounder, and a tribute to Albrecht Durer. Also a “Secret Museum” of Japanese sculpture and art.
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$7.00
Rembrandt and the Italian Renaissance

Rembrandt and the Italian Renaissance

by Clark, Kenneth

NY: New York Univ. Press, 1964. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. crimson cloth. Near fine in chipped dust wrapper.. Rembrandt, H. van Rijn. 225 pp. 181 black and white plates. Bibliography. Index. First volume of The Wrightsman Lectures, New York University Institute of Fine Arts. The author discusses the influences of the great Italians of the 15th and 16th centuries on Rembrandt.
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$45.00
American Art Since 1900 A Critical History

American Art Since 1900 A Critical History

by Rose, Barbara

New York: Praeger, 1967. First edition. Paperback. Orig. illustrated wrappers. Very good. 320 pp. With 244 illustrationsin black and white and thirty-seven in color. List of illustrations. Index of Names. ARNTZEN/RAINWATER I486. "A compact, well-written survey of American painting and sculpture....
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$15.00
Masterpieces of The Japanese Color Woodcut

Masterpieces of The Japanese Color Woodcut

by Boller, Willy

Boston: Boston Book and Art Shop, 1957. 1st American edition. Hardcover. Orig. illustrated beige cloth worn at backstrip extremities and lightly soiled. 174 pp. Voluminously illustrated, mostly in black and white with five full-page color, and two-tonedplates. Original German version printed by Urs-Graf Verlag; Bern, Switzerland. A survey and history of the Japanese color woodcut by a prominent, if now infamous collector. Oversize format.
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$50.00
Toward a National Taste America's Quest for Aesthetic Independence

Toward a National Taste America's Quest for Aesthetic Independence

by Neil, J. Meredith

Honolulu: Univ. Press of Hawaii, 1975. Hardcover. Orig. gray cloth. Very good.. 402 pages. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Ex-library. Early America evinced little interest in aesthetic concerns. Spine sunned.
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$25.00
Cameron's Etchings: A Study & A Catalogue

Cameron's Etchings: A Study & A Catalogue

by Wedmore, Frederick

London: R. Gutekunst, 1903. First edition. Hardcover. Contemporary brown basket weave cloth lettered in gilt. Very good. 41 pages. 22 x 14 cm. Limited edition, copy 2 of 155 on rag paper, signed by Wedmore and inscribed to The Burlington Club. 152 descriptive entries covering the years 1888-1903 of D.Y. Cameron's etchings. Internally clean and fresh, slight bump front cover fore-edge.
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$250.00
Ghiberti

Ghiberti

by Goldscheider, Ludwig

London: Phaidon, 1949. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. gray cloth. Very good. Ghiberti. 153 pages. Folio, 141 plates, and forty-four text figures. FREITAG 3417. LUCAS p.148.
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$45.00
Rossetti And His Circle

Rossetti And His Circle

by Beerbohm, Max

London: William Heinemann, 1922. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. cream cloth lettered in gilt. Near fine. Beerbohm, Max. VII pages in text. 26 x 19.5 cm. Limited edition, copy 315 of 380 (350 for sale), signed by Max Beerbohm. Twenty three tipped-in color plates on card stock with printed tissue guards, including the frontispiece. Beerbohm notes, "Byron, Disraeli, and Rossetti -- these seem to me the three most interesting men that England had in the nineteenth century, England had plenty of... Read more
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$400.00
The Gothic World 1000-1600: A Survey of Architecture and Art

The Gothic World 1000-1600: A Survey of Architecture and Art

by Harvey, John

London: B.T. Batsford, 1950. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. navy cloth. Near fine in dust wrapper lacking small portion at head. 160 pp. 295 black and white photographs and 240 text illustrations. Short Bibliography. Notes to the Text. Index. A good general survey by a leading scholar in the field. LUCAS p31.
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$75.00
Journal of the Taliesin Fellows: Nos. 3-5, 7-11, 15, 19-22, 24. 1990-1999

Journal of the Taliesin Fellows: Nos. 3-5, 7-11, 15, 19-22, 24. 1990-1999

by Los Angeles. Taliesin Fellows

Los Angeles: Taliesin Fellows, 1999. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in fine black board portfolio. 21.5 x 21.5 cm, and starting with Nos. 19: 8/1/2 x11 inches. Printed in black and red. Illustrated with photographs, plans and diagrams.
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$150.00
Picasso's War:  The Destruction of Guernica, And The Masterpiece That Changed The World

Picasso's War: The Destruction of Guernica, And The Masterpiece That Changed The World

by Martin, Russell

New York: Dutton, 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good./Very Good.. 274p.
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$10.00