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How to Read Erotic Art
Flavio Febbraro, with Alexandra Wetzel.
Publisher: Abrams.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781419701139.  Daedalus Item Code: 43543
Eroticism has always fascinated humankind; it can be variously sweet or aggressive, soothing or wild, and the study of it reveals much about the culture in which it was created and human psychology ... (Read More)
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Impressed By Light: British Photographs from Paper Negatives, 1840–1860
Roger Taylor.
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art/Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300124057.  Daedalus Item Code: 52031
When photography appeared shortly before 1840, the metal-plate daguerreotype invented in France became the first popular format. But the process simultaneously developed by William Henry Fox Talbot ... (Read More)
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In the Picture: Self-Portraits 1958–2011
Lee Friedlander. Richard Benson, afterword.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300177299.  Daedalus Item Code: 52738
(One of the New York Times' Top Ten Photography Books of 2011) Street photographer Lee Friedlander has also pursued a series of self-portraits throughout his prolific career. What began ... (Read More)
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Ingres: Louvre Drawing Gallery 4
Louis-Antoine Prat.
Publisher: 5 Continents.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9788874390991.  Daedalus Item Code: 44525
Considered one of the greatest draftsmen in French art, Jean-August-Dominique Ingres (1780–1867) left thousands of preparatory drawings for his paintings, including Oedipus and the Sphinx and ... (Read More)
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Inside the Dream Palace: The Life and Times of New York's Legendary Chelsea Hotel
Sherill Tippins.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780618726349.  Daedalus Item Code: 52613
Since its founding by a visionary French architect in 1884, the Chelsea Hotel has been an icon of American invention: an epicenter of New York's artistic and literary culture and a haven for the ... (Read More)
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Inspiring Impressionism: The Impressionists and the Art of the Past
Ann Dumas, ed. Xavier Bray, Michael Clarke, John Collins, et al.
Publisher: Denver Art Museum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780914738572.  Daedalus Item Code: 42423
The movement that separates "modern" art from what went before, Impressionism seems to make a radical break with the past, eschewing refined technique and literal representation in order to capture ... (Read More)
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Irving J. Gill: Architect, 1870–1936
Marvin Rand.
Publisher: Gibbs Smith.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781586854461.  Daedalus Item Code: 53556
Profoundly influenced by Spanish mission design, Southern Californian architect Irving J. Gill was a modernist before anyone had coined the term, and along with Bernard Maybeck, Charles and Henry ... (Read More)
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Italian Paintings 1250–1450: In the John G. Johnson Collection and the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Carl Brandon Strehlke.
Publisher: Philadelphia Museum of Art.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780876331842.  Daedalus Item Code: 42130
When Philadelphia lawyer John G. Johnson began to collect art in the late 19th century, he made Italian paintings from the early Renaissance a specialty, and eventually donated his distinguished ... (Read More)
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Italy: An Illustrated History
Joseph F. Privitera.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780781808194.  Daedalus Item Code: 53053
A history shorn of its cultural elements is not a true history of its people, notes Joseph Privitera. A former professor of Romance languages and representative of the U.S. Foreign Service with the ... (Read More)
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It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War
Lynsey Addario.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594205378.  Daedalus Item Code: 59272
"We were each begging for our lives because they were deciding whether to execute us, and they had guns to our heads," photojournalist Lynsey Addario told Terry Gross on NPR's Fresh Air. "And ... (Read More)
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Japan: A Self-Portrait: Photographs 1945–1964
Takeuchi Keiichi & Hiraki Osam. Alain Sayag, intro. Marc Feustel, ed. Susan Schneider, trans.
Publisher: Flammarion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9782080304636.  Daedalus Item Code: 41352
From the end of the Pacific War in 1945 to the Tokyo Olympic Games in 1964, Japan underwent an extraordinary transformation; from a defeated and devastated empire, mired in ancient martial ... (Read More)
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Japanese Cloisonné Enamels: The Seven Treasures
Gregory Irvine.
Publisher: V&A Publications.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781851776573.  Daedalus Item Code: 53399
From its renaissance in the 1840s, Japanese cloisonné enamel manufacture rapidly reached a peak of artistic and technological sophistication between 1880 and 1910, considered to be the golden age of ... (Read More)
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