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181 BONSANTI, GIORGIO. Caravaggio.
Riverside Books, New York: 1991. 1878351079 / 9781878351074 New Revised Edition. The Library of Great Masters Series. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
An exquisite set of full-color illustrations by this Italian master accompanied by a penetrating biography. 
Price: 14.20 USD
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182 BOOKBINDER, JUDITH. Boston Modern: Figurative Expressionism As Alternative Modernism.
University of New Hampshire Press / University Press of New England, Hanover: 2005. 1584654880 / 9781584654889 Revisiting New England: The New Regionalism Series. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
A fresh, incisive study of the expressionist approach to modern art in Boston. In Boston Modern, Judith Bookbinder firmly establishes Boston figurative expressionism as an integral part of American modernism, one that presents an alternative approach to the trajectory of abstract art in the turbulent decades bracketing the Second World War. The works of the movement's most remarkable artists boldly confront issues of personal and group identity in the modern world, consider the role of the artist as witness to violence, prejudice, and corruption in modern society, and intricately reinterpret the nature of the creative process and its formal and spatial implications. Within Boston's unique and surprisingly receptive Anglo-Saxon and academic tradition, Karl Zerbe, Hyman Bloom, Jack Levine, David Aronson, Philip Guston, and others, many of whom were Jewish immigrants from eastern Europe or their children, struggled to clarify their identities as outsiders in an insider's world and as modern artists. Although at first critically and popularly well received throughout the country, Boston figurative expressionists were increasingly marginalized by the development of abstract modernism centered in New York. However, by giving voice to the ethos of a community in flux, the movement continues to inspire artists today. The vibrant dialogue the group established between their individual perspectives and the aesthetic conventions taught at Boston's academic institutions is here at last given the prominent treatment it deserves. Lavishly illustrated and skillfully presented, Boston Modern definitively challenges widely accepted notions of modernist discourse in American art history. "Judith Bookbinder has delivered the first comprehensive study of its kind. Richly documented and lucidly written, Boston Modern is erudite and beautifully synthesizing at once. It fills a scholarly gap in the history of modernism and brings to life a regional legacy whose sources and significance extend far beyond regionalism."—Asher D. Biemann, University of Virginia "In her rich investigation of figurative expressionism, Judith Bookbinder expands our knowledge and understanding of American modernism and repositions the city of Boston at the center of a vital and socially engaged art tradition. Boston Modern is a compelling story of three generations of extraordinary painters that explores the relationship of their ethnic, class, and religious identities to their humanist commitment and artistic achievement."—Lois Palken Rudnick, author of Utopian Vistas: The Mabel Dodge Luhan House and the American Counterculture The Table of Contents of this book is as follows: Acknowledgments • Introduction • "The New Heroism": Karl Zerbe's Beginnings, the German Avant-Garde, and Entartete Kunst in Boston • Immigrant Childhoods: The Education of Hyman Bloom and Jack Levine • Society as a Morality Play: Jack Levine's View of the World • Mystery and Materiality: Hyman Bloom's Spiritual Renderings • Teaching by Example: Karl Zerbe's Painting and Pedagogy • Challenging Established Assumptions: David Aronson, Other Museum School Students, and the Debate at the Institute of Contemporary Art • Reestablishing Roots: Aronson, Guston, and a Renewed Figurative Expressionist Debate • Conclusion: Figurative Expressionism beyond Boston • Notes • Bibliography • Index. Judith Bookbinder teaches art history at Boston College. She has organized exhibitions at many museums and galleries in the Boston area; her numerous publications include In a Perfect World: Bermuda in the Context of American Landscape Painting (2002) and Margaret Sutermeister: Chronicling Seen and Unseen Worlds, 1894-1909 (1993). "[Bookbinder] punctuates this history with thoughtful analyses of individual artworks . . . she tells an interesting story about the role of institutions and formal education in American cultural history and makes an important contribution to this history."—The New England Quarterly 
Price: 28.22 USD
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183 BORGESON, BET; BORGESON, EDWIN (PHOTOGRAPHY). The Colored Pencil.
Watson-Guptill Publications, New York: 1983. 0823007421 / 9780823007424 Fifth Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Perhaps no other medium affords such aesthetic freedom as do colored pencls, which enable the artist to create works that incorporated aspects of both drawing and painting. Through the authoritative text accompaned by 106 color and 53 black and white illustrations, the art of using colored pencils is presented in a fascinating yet easily understandable fashion. Includes an Index. 
Price: 13.97 USD
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184 BORN, GIULIO (TEXT). Tout Leonard De Vinci.
Flammarion, Paris: 1981. s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 36.10 USD
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185 BORNE, MORTIMER. Meet Moses: Fifty-four Drawings.
Abaris Books, New York: 1978. 0913870390 / 9780913870396 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 23.51 USD
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186 BORNE, MORTIMER. The Visual Bible: Ninety-two Drawings.
Abaris Books, New York: 1976. 0913870153 / 9780913870150 Second Printing. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
A collection of line drawings of Old Testament incidents which according to the artist "depict my mental reconstructions of the events and the actors in the Bible." Appropriate selections from the Bible accompany each drawing. 
Price: 42.99 USD
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187 BOSSERT, HELMUTH TH. Decorative Art Of Asia And Egypt: Four Hundred Decorative Motifs In Color, Forming A Survey Of The Applied Art Of Egypt, China, Japan, Siam, Tibet, Of The Lapps And Siberian And Islamic Peoples.
Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers, New York: 1956. First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Reading copy. 
The forty 4-color full page plates illustrate approximately 600 examples of ornaments from Ancient Egypt, Syria, Turkey, Persia, Bokhara, Samarkand, Chinese Turkestan, Persia, India, Siam, China, Japan; and from those of the Tartars, the Siberian peoples, the Lapps, the Kirghiz, the Turcomans and the peoples of the Pamir plateau. These illustrations cover mainly the peak periods of non-European civilizations, so rich in decorative ornaments. 
Price: 46.55 USD
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188 BOTERO, FERNANDO; EB0NY, DAVID (ESSAY). Botero Abu Ghraib.
Prestel, Munich: 2006. 3791337416 / 9783791337418 First Edition (Unstated). s Softcover. Very good condition. 
The world was shocked in 2003 by photgraphs revealing abuse of prisoners by U.S. military guards at the notorious Abu Ghraib prison near Baghdad. The renowned Columbia artist Fernando Botero responded by creating a series of riveting paintings and drawings that reimagine these abuses in his own artistic language. Visions of hell on earth, belonging to a long tradition ofartistic protests against war and violence, these works constitute a powerful indictment of man's inhumanity to man. 
Price: 52.73 USD
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189 BOURGEOIS, STEPHAN (INTRODUCTION). El Greco: Loan Exhibition For The Benefit Of The Greek War Relief Association - January 17 To February 15, 1941 - Commemorating The 400th Anniversary Of The Birth Of El Grecco.
Art Aid Corporation, New York: 1941. First Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Exhibition Catalogue prepared for exhibition held at the Galleries of M. Knoedler and Company in New York City. The press run on this edition was 4,000. 
Price: 34.20 USD
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190 BOVI, ARTURO. Twentieth-century Masters: Kandinsky.
Hamlyn, London: 1971. 0600353036 / 9780600353034 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. DJ has slight chips and tears. 
Heavily illustrated with plates on all the pages. 
Price: 33.01 USD
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191 BOVINI, GIUSEPPE. Ravenna Mosaics: The So-called Mausoleum Of Galla Placidia, The Baptistery Of The Cathedral, The Archiepiscopal Chapel, The Baptistery Of The Arians, The Basilica Of San Apollinare In Classe
New York Graphic Society, Greenwich: 1956. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. There are many, many loose pages. 

Price: 74.81 USD
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192 BOWER, PETER. Turner's Papers: A Study Of The Manufacture, Selection And Use Of His Drawing Papers, 1787-1820.
Distributed for the Tate Gallery, London by Oak Knoll Press, New Castle: 1990. 1854370499 / 9781854370495 First Edition. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Catalogue of an exhibition. This study of the manufacture, selection and use of the papers that Turner worked on during the first half of his career is an introduction to the depths of that knowledge and experience. It charts the constantly developing relationship between his often very imaginative techniques and the grounds he worked on. It documents his complex responses to the rapid changes and increasing sophistication of the design and production of papers for artists. The focus in this, the first volume, are the years 1787-1820. Late in his life, Turner, on being asked for his advice on painting, brought a lifetime of experience, years of both conscious and absorbed understanding to his deceptively simple reply. With one or two exceptions, there is very little direct evidence of Turner's actual thoughts or feelings about paper other than the papers themselves, where his actual use of individual papers is perhaps the most eloquent testimony we could have. The paper is never merely a ground to carry an image but is always an integral part of the work, from the slightest, speediest pencil sketch to the most highly finished watercolor. Turner's understanding of the interplay of a surface and the marks made on it is a crucial part of the actual visual effect of the work. 
Price: 17.77 USD
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193 BOWER, PETER. Turner's Papers: A Study Of The Manufacture, Selection And Use Of His Drawing Papers, 1787-1820.
Distributed for the Tate Gallery, London by Oak Knoll Press, New Castle: 1990. 1854370510 / 9781854370518 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Catalogue of an exhibition. This study of the manufacture, selection and use of the papers that Turner worked on during the first half of his career is an introduction to the depths of that knowledge and experience. It charts the constantly developing relationship between his often very imaginative techniques and the grounds he worked on. It documents his complex responses to the rapid changes and increasing sophistication of the design and production of papers for artists. The focus in this, the first volume, are the years 1787-1820. Late in his life, Turner, on being asked for his advice on painting, brought a lifetime of experience, years of both conscious and absorbed understanding to his deceptively simple reply. With one or two exceptions, there is very little direct evidence of Turner's actual thoughts or feelings about paper other than the papers themselves, where his actual use of individual papers is perhaps the most eloquent testimony we could have. The paper is never merely a ground to carry an image but is always an integral part of the work, from the slightest, speediest pencil sketch to the most highly finished watercolor. Turner's understanding of the interplay of a surface and the marks made on it is a crucial part of the actual visual effect of the work. 
Price: 37.48 USD
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194 BOWLER, GAIL HELLUND. Artists And Writers Colonies: Retreats, Residencies, And Respites For The Creative Mind.
Blue Heron Publishing, Hillsboro: 1995. 0936085347 / 9780936085340 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 4.28 USD
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195 BRADLEY, WILLIAM. Art Magic, Impulse And Control: A Guide To Viewing.
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs: 1973. 0130466565 / 9780130466563 First Edition (Unstated). s Softcover. Good condition. 
What is Art? What does it say to us? Ways to understand and learn some of the language for "reading" woks of art. 
Price: 23.75 USD
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196 BRADNOCK, LUCY; MARTIN, COURTNEY J. & PEABODY, REBECCA (EDITORS). Lawrence Alloway: Critic And Curator.
Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles: 2015. Issues and Debates Series. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Lawrence Alloway (1926-1990) was a key figure in the development of modern art in Europe and America from the 1950s to the 1980s. He is credited with coining the term pop art and with championing conceptual art and feminist artists in America. His interests as a critic and as a curator at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York were wide-ranging, however, and included architecture, design, earthworks, film, neorealism, science fiction, and public sculpture. Early in his career he was associated with the Independent Group in London and although he was largely self-taught, he was a noted educator and lecturer. A prolific writer, Alloway sought to escape the conventions of art-historical discourse. This volume illuminates how he often shaped the field and anticipated approaches such as social art history and visual and cultural studies. Lawrence Alloway: Critic and Curator provides the first critical analysis of the multiple facets of Alloway's life and career, exploring his formative influence on the disciplines of art history, art criticism, and museum studies. The nine essays in this volume depend on primary archival research, much of it conducted in the Lawrence Alloway Papers held by the Getty Research Institute. Each author addresses a distinct aspect of Alloway's eclectic professional interests and endeavors. 224 pages, 7 x 10 inches, 34 color and 18 black and white illustrations. Lucy Bradnock is assistant professor of art history at the University of Nottingham. Courtney J. Martin is assistant professor of art history at Brown University. Rebecca Peabody is head of Research Projects and Programs at the Getty Research Institute. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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197 BRANDT, RUTGER J. B. & HERMIDA, ERIK P. (PREFACE). New Dutch Realism: Contemporary Figurative Art From The Netherlands.
Strichting Fair / Fair Foundation, Amsterdam: 2006. First Edition. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Exhibition catalog prepared for the Art Exhibition helad at the National Arts Club, New York City, October 31 - November 12, 2006. Artists exhibiting whose works appear in color in the catalog are Rob Scholte, Jeroen Buitenman, Diana Thiry, Erik de Jong, Henk Helmantel, Marcel Schellekens, Karel Buskes, Coren Geus, Sam Drukker, Jos Aanraad, Peter Bol, Gea Karhof. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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198 BRENNAN, FANNEY. Skyshades: Sixty Small Paintings.
Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., New York: 0517576716 / 9780517576717 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket has chips and tears. 

Price: 51.78 USD
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199 BRETON, ANDRE. Break Of Day.
University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln: 1999. Reprint Edition. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Originally published in France in 1934, Break of Day is Andr Breton's second collection of critical and polemical essays, following The Lost Steps (Nebraska 1996). In fewer than two hundred pages, it captures the first full decade of the surrealist movement. The collection opens with an essay composed in 1924 that examines key elements of surrealism and concludes with Breton's harsh revaluation in 1933 of automatic writing. Among the other essays in the volume are "Burial Denied" and "In Self-Defense," two pieces that, in translator Mark Polizzotti's words, "mark surrealism's conscious break from the mainstream and the beginning of its attempts to work alongside the French Communist Party." Also included are "Psychiatry Standing before Surrealism," which addresses Breton's complex, ambivalent views on mental illness and the emerging psychiatric establishment; "Introduction to Achim von Arnim's Strange Tales," which reveals surrealism's debt to such precursors as the German romantics and delineates a surrealistic aesthetic of the macabre; and "Picasso in His Element," in which Breton demonstrates his formidable talents as a critic of the visual arts. Translated into English from the French bt Mark Polizzotti and Mary Ann Caws. Mark Polizzotti is the editorial director of David R. Godine, Inc. He is the translator of numerous works and the author of Revolution of the Mind: The Life of Andr Breton. Mary Ann Caws is Distinguished Professor of English, French, and Comparative Literature at the Graduate School of the City University of New York and the author or editor of some forty-one books, most recently The Surrealist Look: An Erotics of Encounter. 
Price: 24.65 USD
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200 BRETTELL, RICHARD R. & FONSMARK, ANNE-BIRGITTE. Gauguin And Impressionism.
Yale University Press. New Haven and London in association with Kimbell Art Museum: 2005. 0300110030 / 9780300110036 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Published in conjunction with an exhibition organized by Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth and Ordrupgaard, Copenhagen. 
Price: 63.70 USD
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