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1 ARMITAGE, MERLE. The Sculpture Of Frances Rich.
Manzanita Press: 1974. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
An homage to the works of this outstanding sculptress. 
Price: 42.28 USD
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2 BERNINI, GIAN LORENZO (ARTIST) WITH AN ESSAY BY PIETRO & GIAN LORENZO; ANDREA BACCHI. Bernini: Bust Of The Savior.
Andrew Butterfield Fine Arts, New York: 2016. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 

Price: 33.25 USD
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3 CLARK, GARTH & DEL VECCHIO, MARK; DOTY, ADDISON (PHOTOGRAPHS). Dark Light: The Ceramics Of Christine Nofchissey Mchorse.
Fresco Fine Arts Publications: 2013. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Dark Light is the first book on the ceramics of the great Navajo ceramist Christine Nofchissey McHorse and features her award-winning sculptural black series begun in 1998. 
Price: 42.75 USD
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4 CURTIS, PENELOPE. St. Ives Artists: Barbara Hepworth.
Tate Publishing, London: 1998. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
Barbara Hepworth began her career as a sculptor in London in the late 1920s, and quickly established herself in the vanguard of the modern movement. Caught in St. Ives by the outbreak of the war, she went on to spend thirty-six years -- exactly half her life -- in the town. Hepworth remains a central figure in Britiish twentieth-century art, and this book describes her life and work, and gives an up-to-date survey of the contexts in which she can currently be understood. Includes an Index. 
Price: 13.29 USD
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5 FINN, DAVID; BLOOMGARDEN, RACHEL (PHOTOGRAPHS). Master Sculptors Of The Xx Century: 100 Works By Master And Contemporary Sculptors.
Weintraub Gallery, New York: 1987. s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 28.03 USD
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6 FORMA, WARREN. 5 British Sculptors ( Work And Talk).
Grossman Publishers, NY: 1964. h Hardcover with clear plastic dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket torn in front/ 
Transcription of tape-recorded conversations with the British sculptors Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore, Reg Butler, Lynn Chadwick, and Kenneth Armitage, with over 100 black & white photographs. 
Price: 28.03 USD
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7 FRIED, FREDERICK; GILLON JR., EDMUND V. New York Civic Sculpture: A Pictorial Guide.
Dover Publications, Inc., New York: 1975. 0486232581 / 9780486232584 s Softcover. Good condition. The dry binding is coming loose from the cover. 

Price: 12.83 USD
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8 GROSSMAN, JANET BURNETT. Looking At Greek And Roman Sculpture In Stone: A Guide To Terms, Styles, And Techniques.
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles. 2003, Looking At Series. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Tool marks and joins, Cycladic and Daedalic styles, and kouroi and kanephoroi are among the many terms pertaining to the study of classical stone sculpture that are succinctly described in this guide. Presented in glossary format, this superbly illustrated book gives concise definitions of the words and phrases most frequently encountered by museum visitors in exhibition labels and texts. Throughout the book, the author focuses on the technical aspects of sculpting that influenced the style and character of the finished works. An introductory essay underscores the importance of understanding why and how ancient stone sculpture was produced, allowing readers to gain a greater appreciation of the aesthetic value of individual works. Featuring numerous illustrations of ancient stone sculptures, many from the collections of the Getty Museum, Looking at Greek and Roman Sculpture in Stone is a valuable guide for students, scholars, and all who wish to heighten their enjoyment of this classical art. 140 pages, 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches, 75 color and 25 black-and-white illustrations, paperback. Janet Burnett Grossman is associate curator of antiquities at the Getty Museum. 
Price: 18.95 USD
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9 JACOBY, STEPHEN M. (PHOTOGRAPHS); LANCASTER, CLAY (INTRODUCTION). Architectural Sculpture In New York City.
Dover Publications, New York: 1975. 0486231208 / 9780486231204 First Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
In New York City many of the finest and most interesting examples of sculpture are to be found not in museums, not in private collecions, but on the streets themselves. In this ablbum, the camera has separated reliefs, statues, and sculptures from their architectural context and has presented them as an independent visual at form. 
Price: 32.78 USD
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10 KATZ, LOIS. David Cregeen Sculpture: A Retrospective Exhibition, 1981-1988.
The Carminel Gallery, NY: 1988. First Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Catalog of gallery exhibition containing numerous black & white and color photographs of 24 of David Gregeen's figurative bronze sculptures, and a 3-page essay. 
Price: 17.81 USD
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11 KRAHN, VOLKER. Bronzetti Veneziani: Sie Venezianischen Kleinbronzen Der Renaissance Aus Dem Bode - Museum Berlin.
SMB-DUMONT: 2003. s Softcover with flaps. Brand new book. 
High quality images of small Venetian bronzes in the Bode-Museum in Berlin. Text is in German. 
Price: 85.50 USD
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12 MATTUSCH, CAROL C. Enduring Bronze: Ancient Art, Modern Views
Getty Publications, Los Angeles: 2014. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Ancient bronze statuary provides a sense of immediacy, a window directly back to the classical world. The wistful expression of a young Roman woman, the fixed jaw of a politician, and the tensed muscles of a Greek athlete appear startlingly lifelike, transfixing the viewer with their striking realism. Incredibly durable yet frequently destroyed for their valuable materials, ancient bronzes are comparatively rare discoveries. This book, richly illustrated with works from the J. Paul Getty Museum and other important collections, provides an engaging overview of classical bronzes. Enduring Bronze considers bronze throughout its long history, exploring its enormous appeal from antiquity to the present day. The book discusses the many roles bronze objects played in ancient Greece and Rome and analyzes discoveries made at ancient foundries and by contemporary scientists. It also examines references to bronze in mythology, Pliny's histories, and other classical texts, as well as representations on vases and other artworks. 99 color and 14 black and white illustrations. Carol C. Mattusch is Mathy Professor of Art History at George Mason University. She was guest curator of the exhibition Pompeii and the Roman Villa: Art and Culture around the Bay of Naples (National Gallery of Art, 2008-9) and is the author of Pompeii and the Roman Villa (National Gallery of Art, 2009), The Victorious Youth (Getty Publications, 1997), and The Villa dei Papiri at Herculaneum (Getty Publications, 2005), among many others. 
Price: 28.50 USD
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13 NARANJO, LAURIE (EDITOR); LANDIS, ELLEN (ESSAY); MATTEUCCI, NEDRA (INTRODUCTION); CAMPBELL, BEN NIGHTHORSE (FOREWORD) & STURMAN, SHELLEY (AFTERWORD). Inner Vision: The Sculpture Of Michael Naranjo.
Two Little Girls Publishing: 2013. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Within the pages of this book is the story of sculptor Michael Naranjo, and if a picture is worth a thousand words, the reader will see he has quite a story to tell. In the 164 images portrayed lies the story of a man who did what he was told he couldn't do: succeed in his career as a sculptor after being blinded by a grenade explosion while serving in the U.S. Army in Vietnam in 1968. The book reveals the development of a compelling style and the growth of Naranjo's career as an artist - a lifetime of work in bronze. His complete collection of limited edition bronzes, created from 1970 through 2010, are represented here. Scattered throughout the book are short vignettes wherein Naranjo tells stories in his own words touching on many different aspects of his life and his art and the growth of his career to become one of the leading sculptors in America today. 10 x 13 in., 162 color photos, 2 black-and-white photos. 
Price: 57.00 USD
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14 PAYNE, MICHELLE. David Nash At Kew Gardens.
Kew Botanic Gardens, Kew: 2012. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
David Nash is one of the United Kingdom's most prolific sculptors, known for his work with wood, trees, and the natural environment. In a career spanning forty years, he has created more than two thousand sculptures out of wood, many of them monumental in scale. These sculptures are carved using a chainsaw or axe, or sometimes partially burned to produce a charred surface. Through his work, Nash has gained a deep understanding of the properties of trees and has come to see the artistic process as collaborativeŃdrawing from the material and the natural world as well as from the artist himself. David Nash at Kew Gardens will be published to commemorate the major exhibition David Nash - A Natural Gallery, opening in June 2012 and running through April 2013, for which the artist will produce and exhibit his sculptures, installations, drawings, and film throughout Kew's remarkable botanical gardens and green spaces, glasshouses, and galleries. Beginning in April 2012, Nash will be in residence at Kew creating new pieces for the exhibition using trees that have come to the end of their natural life. Beautifully illustrated, this book catalogs the exhibition's outdoor and indoor sculptures and includes a map detailing where they can be found throughout the grounds. An opening essay provides additional background and context. David Nash at Kew Gardens will offer unique insight into this accomplished artist's work and life and encourage readers to engage with the sculptures and their relation to nature as well as the beautiful setting of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 150 color plates | 6 3/4 x 9 5/8. Contents Front Fold-Out: Exhibition Map Welcome Professor Stephen Hopper Artist's Statement David Nash An Introduction to David Nash Michelle Payne Exhibition Highlights Sculptures under Glass Wood Quarry Charred Works Bronze Works Outdoor Sculptures Sculptures in the Gallery David Nash's Life and Work Sources and Further Reading Acknowledgements and Photo Credits 
Price: 22.80 USD
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15 PLANISCIG, LEO (A CURA DI). La Collezione Luigi Grassi Di Piccoli Bronzi Del Rinascimento.
Centro Di della Edifimi, Firenze: 2006. Edizione limitata a 500 esemplari di cui 50 fuori commercio numerati da I a L e 450 numerati da 51 a 500 di cui questo e il numero 205. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Like New. 
Edizione limitata a 500 esemplari di cui 50 fuori commercio numerati da I a L e 450 numerati da 51 a 500 di cui questo e il numero 205. Presentazione di Luigi Grassi e Catalogo dei bronzi. 
Price: 190.00 USD
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16 ROBERTSON, MERLE GREENE. Rubbings Of Maya Sculpture.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: . s CD-ROM 
This packet of 12 CD-ROM disks and printed instructions provides the first easy access to 2,000 of Robertson's rubbings of low-relief sculpture from 90 Mesoamerican sites. Many of the rubbings are irreplaceable records of monuments since destroyed by deterioration or looting, and some have never before been published. This easy-to-use compilation of high-resolution scans makes it possible to enhance and manipulate images and print them out as needed. The Viewer CD allows the user to interactt with low-resolution versions of the imagery and the extensive cataloging system. "Robertson's rubbings alone are of incredible value as a database; however, their presentation as TIF files in CD-ROM is nothing short of brilliant." - Diane Z. Chase. Twelve CD-ROM disks, including Viewer CD (supporting both IBM and Macintosh platforms), and printed instructions. 
Price: 565.25 USD
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17 SCHEIDEGGER, ERNST. Alberto Giacometti: Traces Of A Friendship.
Scheidegger & Spiess: 2012. Revised and Expanded Edition. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Verlag Scheidegger & Spiess, Alberto Giacometti: Traces of a Friendship is being published in a revised and expanded edition, which includes over forty previously unpublished photographs and an intimate new chapter. Alberto Giacometti (1901-66) is inarguably one of the greatest sculptors of the twentieth century. Despite his canonical position in the history of art and the reams of scholarship produced about him, Giacometti remains the elusive master artist, distant and remote on the Olympus of creative endeavor. Ernst Scheidegger, a friend of the sculptor, knew a very different Giacometti. 
Price: 61.75 USD
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18 TAUBERT, JOHANNES TAUBERT; MARINCOLA, MICHELE D. (EDITED WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY). Polychrome Sculpture: Meaning, Form, Conservation.
Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles: 2015. First English Language Edition. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
In the decades since its initial publication in German in 1978, Polychrome Sculpture has come to be widely regarded as a watershed text on the making and meaning of European medieval and Baroque painted wood sculpture. An early proponent of interdisciplinary research, Johannes Taubert played a pioneering role in combining the rigorous scientific analysis of materials with a fuller understanding of form and function, an approach that has led to the development of technical art history as practiced today. Many of the essays in this volume apply such scientific techniques as microscopic analysis to an art-historical understanding of Romanesque and late Gothic wood sculpture, revealing that, far from serving a merely decorative function, the painted surface of these works was intricately connected to their meaning. The paint layers on the sculptures, for example, which the author spent years documenting through close examination and analysis, were intended to impart a heightened sense of reality to the life-sized sculptures, thereby enhancing the viewer's experience of worship. Taubert believed it was crucial for conservators to understand this context before undertaking any treatments. No other book offers such a focused, subtle, and interdisciplinary examination of the subject as Polychrome Sculpture. This influential work is now available in English for the first time, in a meticulous translation enhanced and updated by new color illustrations, annotations to the original text, and a new introduction. Johannes Taubert (1922-1975), a prominent art historian and conservator, was head of the Bayerisches Landesamt fŸr Denkmalpflege (Bavarian State Department for the Preservation of Monuments). Michele D. Marincola is Sherman Fairchild Distinguished Professor of Conservation at the Conservation Center of the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, and the conservator at The Cloisters, Metropolitan Museum of Art 216 pages, 8 1/8 x 10 1/4 inches, 240 color illustrations. 
Price: 56.95 USD
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19 TORELLI, MARIO. Typology And Structure Of Roman Historical Reliefs.
The University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor: 1982. 0472100149 / 9780472100149 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Through an examination of a selection of monuments from the full time span of Roman civilization, the author establishes a set of criteria to distinguish the varied contents and aims of reliefs from different spheres: secular, religious, public, private, triumphal, and sepulchral. He analyzes the subject, purpose, and form of each relief in the light of the prevailing cultural ideology as expressed by the legal and religious language of the times. Includes photos and an Index. 
Price: 37.15 USD
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20 WILTON-ELY, JOHN AND VALERIE (TRANSLATORS). The Horses Of San Marco: Venice.
Olivetti, Milan: 1979. s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 14.25 USD
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