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French painter, sculptor and printmaker Paul Gauguin was born in Paris in 1848 and died in French Polynesia in 1903. The vivid colors and bold outlines of his paintings and the semi-abstract quality of his woodcuts had a profound effect on the development of twentieth-century art. This title reveals the...
By Helen Pheby
By David King
Through an array of posters, photographs, paintings, magazines, book jackets, advertisements, pamphlets and other rare ephemera, this book tells the story of the Soviet Union, from the Russian Revolution to the death of Stalin.
Explores the ways in which Strawberry Hill and its collections engaged with the creation of various and interconnected political, national, dynastic, cultural, and imagined histories.
Beyond Golden Clouds: Japanese Screens from the Art Institute of Chicago and the Saint Louis Art Museum
Folding screens, known as byobu in Japanese, are treasures within any museum's collection and are beloved by the general public. This title brings together the finest screens from the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Saint Louis Art Museum. It features essays that cover topics like the...
Foreword by Enrique Juncosa. Text by Louis le Brocquy.
Charts the history and collections of La Providence, the French Hospital for the Huguenot community in England.
The Louvre, originally the palace of King Philip II of France, reinvented itself as an art museum in 1793. This book presents a survey of the collections - filled with such iconic works as the Venus de Milo and the Mona Lisa - and the history and artistry of the...