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Color in Art
Stefano Zuffi. Donna Pistolesi, trans.
Publisher: Abrams.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781419701115.  Daedalus Item Code: 43542
 
Every color has many symbolic associations, from red representing anger to blue being emblematic of tranquility. How are these aspects represented in works of art, from Titian and Bosch to Matisse ... (Read More)
 
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The Contemporary Art Book: The Essential Guide to 200 of the World's Most Widely Exhibited Artists
Charlotte Bonham-Carter & David Hodge.
Publisher: Goodman.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847960054.  Daedalus Item Code: 41586
 
From the deeply troubling performance pieces of Yugoslavian-born artist Marina Abramovic (she flagellates herself in a still from November 14, 2005, at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York) to ... (Read More)
 
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Contemporary Housing
Maria Alessandra Segantini.
Publisher: Skira.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9788861305359.  Daedalus Item Code: 42638
 
Illustrated with 180 color photos and renderings, as well as 40 black and white photos and additional drawings and plans, this book considers the dwelling as both a refuge in a world that is changing ... (Read More)
 
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Covered Bridges: A Close-Up Look
Thomas E. Walczak, foreword.
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781565235618.  Daedalus Item Code: 40963
 
At one time there were 14,000 covered bridges in the United States; fewer than 900 are still standing, scattered largely across states like Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky, and Georgia. This book ... (Read More)
 
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Daughters of India: Art and Identity
Stephen P. Huyler.
Publisher: Abbeville.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780789210029.  Daedalus Item Code: 34409
 
Warmly and abundantly illustrated with 250 large color photos—particularly works of art, and portraits of the women who created them—this book profiles 20 women in modern India who strive to improve ... (Read More)
 
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Dea Flora (in Italian): Piante E Fiori Dei Cinque Continenti
Andrea Jones. Fulco Pratesi, intro.
Publisher: Scripta Maneant.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9788895847009.  Daedalus Item Code: 40461
 
Though the text is in Italian, this slipcased volume is overflowing with Andrea Jones's truly gorgeous color photographs of flowers and plants. Most of the deeply saturated images fill one or two ... (Read More)
 
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The Deconstructive Impulse: Women Artists Reconfigure the Signs of Power 1973–1991
Nancy Princenthal, ed.
Publisher: Prestel.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9783791351209.  Daedalus Item Code: 42999
 
This assortment of late 20th-century feminist artists use photography, montage, and film to subvert their mainstream source material, often by appropriating it, to expose the ways that commercial ... (Read More)
 
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Decorative Arts: From the Middle Ages to the Renaissance: The Complete Plates
Carl Becker. Carsten-Peter Warncke, ed.
Publisher: Taschen.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9783836505185.  Daedalus Item Code: 31721
 
When this stunning catalog was originally published in three volumes, from 1852–1863, what purchasers received was, in essence, a small museum in print. The 216 hand-colored copperplate engravings ... (Read More)
 
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Degas and America: The Early Collectors
Ann Dumas & David A. Brenneman.
Publisher: High Museum of Art.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780847823406.  Daedalus Item Code: 42420
 
Despite Edgar Degas's belief that French art should stay in France, American collectors displayed a keen appetite for his works, many of which left his country following his death in 1917. This ... (Read More)
 
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Dickens and the Artists
Mark Bills, ed.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300176025.  Daedalus Item Code: 42485
 
A remarkably visual writer, Charles Dickens grew out of a tradition where illustrations formed a significant part of both serial publications and books, and maintained close friendships with such ... (Read More)
 
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Dogs: History, Myth, Art
Catherine Johns.
Publisher: Harvard.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780674030930.  Daedalus Item Code: 40047
 
Archaeological evidence of truly domestic dogs dates back to the Stone Age, and the long association that followed—with dogs living alongside people as hunters and companions, as guardians and ... (Read More)
 
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Donald Sultan: The Theater of the Object
Carter Ratcliff. Essay by John B. Ravenal.
Publisher: Vendome.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780865652125.  Daedalus Item Code: 23922
 
Donald Sultan rose to prominence in the electrified atmosphere of New York City's downtown art renaissance of the late 1970s and 80s. Before graffiti and postmodern figuration were filling gallery ... (Read More)
 
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