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Bauhaus 1919-1933

By: Droste, Magdalena; Bauhaus Archiv

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berlin, Bauhaus-Archiv Museum für Gestaltung/Benedikt Taschen: 1998

Seller ID: 2848

ISBN: 3822876275

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with dust jacket, 24 by 30.5 cm, 256 pp., heavily illus. Near fine hardcover in near fine jacket – read gently, if at all. From the publisher: “The Bauhaus Archiv Museum of Design in Berlin holds the most important collection on the Bauhaus today. Documents, workshop products from all areas of design, studies sketches in the classroom, and architectural plans and models are all part of its comprehensive inventory. "The Bauhaus Archiv" is dedicated to the ... View more info

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Dictionnaire des Peintres Sculpteurs Dessinateurs et Graveurs [Dictionary of Painters, Sculptors, Draughtsmen, and Engravers]

By: E. Bénézit

Price: $90.00

Publisher: France, Librairie Gründ: 1966

Seller ID: 29

Condition: Near Fine


This is a complete set (8 Volumes) of the 1966 edition of this great resource. Illustrated with black and white images. Hardcover, burgundy cloth with gilt spine titles, no dust jackets as issued. All 8 volumes appear to be unread and unused with only very faint shelf wear. The gilt titles are not faded at all, nor is the cloth (see the photo). A massive, lovely set that will require additional postage to send out of the United States. View more info

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Painters Painting: A Candid History of the Modern Art Scene, 1940-1970

By: Emile De Antonio; Mitch Tuchman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Abbeville Press: 1984

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 1462

ISBN: 0896594181

Condition: Fine


De Antonio, Emile; Mitch Tuchman. Painters Painting: A Candid History of the Modern Art Scene, 1940-1970. New York: Abbeville Press, 1984, first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket, 18.5 by 23.5 cm, 192 pp., illus. The hardcover is fine, the jacket is very good with minor edge wear and a small crease on the front flat. No writing, highlighting, names, or other marks. The dust jacket is in a fresh mylar cover. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in... View more info

50 Pecas Do Museu De Arte Sacra Da Bahia (50 Pieces in the Museum of Religious Art of the Bahia)

By: Exhibition Catalogue

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Brazil, Dow Química S.A.: 1981

Seller ID: 333

Condition: Very Good +


Brazil: Dow Química S.A., 1981. Very Good +/very good. Brazil: Dow Química S.A., 1981. Very Good +/very good. 50 Pecas Do Museu De Arte Sacra Da Bahia (50 Pieces in the Museum of Religious Art of the Bahia). Brazil: Dow Química S.A., 1981. Ovesized hardcover with dust jacket and plain card slipcase. White cloth with gilt spine and cover titles. TEXT IS IN PORTUGUESE! The book is in very good condition with only a few small, lights spots on the boards. The interi... View more info

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The Art of East Asia

By: Fahr-Becker, Gabriele, ed.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Könemann (Tandem Verlag): 2006

Edition: Single-volume edition

Seller ID: 2891

ISBN: 3829017456

Condition: As New


Hardcover with dust jacket, single-volume edition, 739 pp., heavily illus. As new in the publisher’s shrink wrap, though some of the plastic wrap and split and torn. An in-depth analysis of East Asian art including China, Indonesia, the Champa Kingdoms, the Khmer, Thailand, Laos, Burma, Vietnam, Japan, and Korea, as well as jade, calligraphy, and textiles. View more info

Image for Fortunate Objects: Selections from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection / Objetos Azfortunados: Selección de la Colección Ella Fontanals-Cisneros

Fortunate Objects: Selections from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection / Objetos Azfortunados: Selección de la Colección Ella Fontanals-Cisneros

By: Fajardo-Hil, Cecilia, curator

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Milan, Edizioni Charta for Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (Miami): 2007

Seller ID: 2889

ISBN: 8881586622

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff wraps with French flaps, 23.2 by 29 cm, 159 pp., heavily illus. in full color. Near fine. From the publisher: “Fortunate Objects places the well-worn Duchampian readymade within a fresh international context. Published to coincide with the eponymous early-2008 exhibition at Miami's Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, which was founded in 2002 to support challenging, emerging, and mid-career contemporary artists from Latin America, it includes works in many media... View more info

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Picasso, Guernica - Signed

By: Fisch, Eberhard

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Breisgau, Herder Freiburg: 1983

Edition: First German

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1153

Condition: Very Good


Fisch, Eberhard. Picasso, Guernica. Breisgau, Germany: Herder Freiburg, 1983. Hardcover with glossy boards, 21cm by 20cm, 95 pp. plus one fold-out. Text is in German. Light rubbing to the boards and corners. This copy is inscribed by Eberhard on the ffep to Alice Tankard, author of Picasso’s Guernica After Rubens’s Horrors of War: “For Mrs. Tankard, who discovered the most important connection between Rubens’ and Picasso’s world-famous anti-war pictures. E... View more info

Clare Leighton, An Exhibition: American Sheaves, English Seed Corn

By: Fletcher, William Dolan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, The Boston Public Library: 1977

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 495

Condition: Near Fine


Boston: The Boston Public Library, 1977. First edition. Near Fine. Boston: The Boston Public Library, 1977. First edition. Near Fine. [Clare Leighton] Fletcher, William Dolan. Clare Leighton, An Exhibition: American Sheaves, English Seed Corn. Boston: The Boston Public Library, not dated (c.1977). Staple-bound wraps, 7 by 10-inches, 28 pp. Near fine with only faint signs of wear to the covers. Five pages of text followed by the catalogue of the exhibition hel... View more info

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Norris Embry [1975 Exhibition Catalog]

By: Freudenheim, Tom L., foreword

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, The Baltimore Museum of Art: 1975

Edition: First Ed.

Seller ID: 2870

Condition: Very Good


3,000 printed. Glossy card wraps, 21.4 by 25.2 cm, 48 pp., heavily illus. in color and black and white. Very good with light wear to the wraps and some scuffing—or a printing error—along the bottom edge of the front cover. Embry (1921-1981) was an American artist most associated with Outsider Art and Neo-Expressionism. Baltimore holds a large number of paintings by Embry and this exhibition guide features over fifty of his works. View more info

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We Japanese: Being Descriptions of Many of the Customs, Manners, Ceremonies, Festivals, Arts and Crafts of the Japanese, Besides Numerous Other Subjects

By: Fujiya Hotel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Miyanoshita, Hakone, Japan, Fujiya Hotel, Ltd.: 1950

Seller ID: 2789

Condition: Good


Stab-bound wraps, printed cloth over card covers with a paper title label on the front cover, 15 by 21 cm, [xiix] 591 pp., “889 illustrations.” Wear to the edges and corners of the wraps and wear and peeling to the papers at the head and tail of the spine; there is evidence of a label that has been removed from the lower spine (see image); and the string in the stab binding has a couple of breaks and it looks like there have been at least two home repairs. The lea... View more info

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Press Photo of Bob Colacello with Andy Warhol Portrait

By: George Chinsee

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 1386

Condition: Near Fine


[Warhol] Press Photo of Bob Colacello with Andy Warhol Portrait. No place, publisher or date, though certainly taken shortly after the portrait was completed in 1980. Press photo, 20.5 by 25.4 cm, verso blank aside from a code stamp. Near fine. Colacello is a writer, early editor of Warhol’s Interview, and author of Holy Terror: Andy Warhol Close Up. In this undated image, Colacello is seated in front of his portrait by Warhol which, thirty years later, he sold a... View more info

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Life with Picasso [Signed by Gilot]

By: Gilot, Françoise; Carlton Lake

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York/London/Toronto, McGraw-Hill, Inc.: 1964

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 2850

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dust jacket, brown cloth over black cloth spine with white spine titles, 16 by 23.3 cm, 341 [1] pp. plus a 31-page center-section of photos. Hardcover is very good with some tiny smudges on the fore-edge of the textblock and a some faint drip marks on the top edge (see image). The jacket is very good with some light yellowing, a 2 cm tear on the bottom edge of the front panel, and a small damp stain on the top edge of the rear panel. Boldly signed by Gil... View more info

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Odon: Sourcier, Sorcier, Magicien [Mystical Weaver]

By: Gradenigo, Gourcuff; Lorsqu'Odon

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Paris, Gourcuff Gradenigo: 2010

Seller ID: 1897

Condition: New


Hardcover with dust jacket, 25 by 30.5 cm, 304 pp., illus. New, sealed in the publisher’s shrinkwrap. Text is in French. Oversized book that will require additional postage is mailing overseas. “Lorsqu'Odon – the mystical weaver – braids his works. He uses nets that trap the eyes. In his workshop, he chose a school of slowness, refusing to hurry. It offers happy mazes; imaginary pilgrimages. It creates a meditation on the finite and the infinite, the origin ... View more info

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The Revolution of the Romantics: Fluxus Made in USA

By: Graulich, Gerhard; Katharina Uhl

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Nürnberg, Moderne Kunst: 2014

Seller ID: 2874

ISBN: 3869840587

Condition: As New


Hardcover, glossy illustrated boards, 21.5 by 28.5 cm,256 pp., heavily illus. As new, still sealed in the publisher’s shrink wrap. From the publisher: “Like the European Romantics, Fluxus artists were intent on changing society through reverie and imagination. This [exhibition catalog] examines the connection between Fluxus artists such as George Maciunas, Geoffrey Hendricks, Al Hansen, and Ben Patterson, and Romantics such as Caspar David Friedrich and Ludwig Tiek... View more info

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Wassily Kandinsky: Life and Work

By: Grohmann, Will; Milton S. Fox, editor; Norbert Guterman, trans.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: nd

Seller ID: 2880

Condition: Very Good +


Not dated (last date listed for Matisse exhibitions in 1957/8). Hardcover with dust jacket, yellow cloth with black spine titles and cover decorations, 21.5 by 30.2 cm, 428 pp., 920 illus., of which 41 are full-color tipped-in plates. Very good with only faint signs of shelf wear and light yellowing to the leaves and edges of the textblock; the jacket is near fine. From the jacket: "This book traces Kandinsky's life from his early preparation for a career in law, and ... View more info

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Artist Robert Hagen’s Images of Australia

By: Hagen, Robert

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hagen, Robert, International Art Services Ltd.: 1994

Edition: no edition stated

Seller ID: 2884

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dust jacket, glossy illustrated boards, 22.3 by 29 cm, 94 pp., heavily illus. in full color. Very good in very good jacket with light edge wear. Robert Hagan (1947 – ) is an Australian television personality, author, impressionist artist, and host of the Discovery show Splash of Color. In this book, Hagan “presents a fascinating picture of Australia in all her beauty and variety by recording over forty truly Australian scenes, coast to coast, includ... View more info

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Graphic: Inside the Sketchbooks of the World’s Great Graphic Designers

By: Heller, Steven; Lita Talarico

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, The Monacelli Press: 2010

Edition: first American edition

Seller ID: 2847

ISBN: 1580932975

Condition: Very Good +


Softcover, 22 by 29.7 cm, 351 pp., heavily illus. Very good, unread copy with only a faint crease on the back cover. From the publisher: “We are constantly surrounded by design—in advertisements, in books and magazines, on the Internet, on television—and each graphic element we see was carefully constructed through a designer’s very personal process. Yet only the finished article is presented. Rarely do we gain insight into how visual solutions have been reache... View more info

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O que é Fluxus? O que não é! O porquê / What’s Fluxus? What’s Not! Why.

By: Hendricks, Jon, curator and editor

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Rio de Janeiro/Detroit, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil with The Gilbert and Lila Silverman Fluxus Collection Foundation: 2002

Edition: First Ed.

Seller ID: 2875

Condition: Fine


Hardcover with dust jacket with printed card slipcase, black cloth with white spine and cover titles, 25 by 31.5 cm, 272 pp., illus. with black and white images and color plates. Fine in fine jacket; slipcase has light soiling, wear and corner bumping. “This book ruminates on the definition of Fluxus through scholarly treatises by René Block and Tobias Berger, Ina Blom, Thomas Kellein, Joan Rothfuss, and Harry Ruhé; interviews with George Maciunas; and reproduction... View more info

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Custom Lettering of the ‘60s & ‘70s [60s & 70s]

By: Hughes, Rian, ed.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: [Gloucestershire], Fiell Publishing Ltd.: 2010

Edition: First Ed.

Seller ID: 2843

ISBN: 1906863032

Condition: Near Fine


Flexi-binding, 23 by 23 cm, 574 pp., heavily illus. Near fine with only light signs of shelf wear to the covers – appears unread. From the publisher, “a celebration of the beautiful and stylistically diverse hand-drawn lettering that was a unique feature of headline type before the advent of Letraset and the computer. Custom lettering gave designers' imaginations full rein to develop individualistic solutions unconstrained by typographic practicalities. This uniqu... View more info

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Hung Hunt: Duographie

By: Hung, Nguyen Van; Philippe Hunt; Jaco Van Dormael, intro.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Brussels, Foundation Van Hung:

Edition: 1998

Seller ID: 2223

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover, black cloth with red cover titles, dust jacket, 27 by 21.5 cm, 86 pp., illus. The hardcover is near fine with only faint signs of wear; the jacket is fair with edge wear and small tears, some creases, and a faint damp stain on the front panel that has not affected the book. A scarce hardcover copy of this collaboration between the artist Nguyen Van Hung and philologist and philosopher Philippe Hunt. Features full-color images of Hung’s paintings and sculp... View more info