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Painting the Floating World. Ukiyo-e Masterpieces from the Weston Collection
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From the 17th through the 19th century, artists in Kyoto and Edo (now Tokyo) captured the metropolitan amusements of the floating world (ukiyo in Japanese) through depictions of subjects such as the beautiful women of the Yoshiwara pleasure quarters and performers of the kabuki theater. In contrast (...)
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Josef Albers. Interaction
Josef Albers (1888–1976) was one of the leading pioneers of 20th-century modernism: he was an extraordinary teacher, writer, painter, and color theorist, who is best known for the Homages to the Square (painted 1950–76) and The Interaction of Color, published by Yale University Press in 1963.This (...)
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Coming away. Winslow Homer and England
A fascinating exploration of the time Winslow Homer spent in England and how it influenced his artWinslow Homer (1836–1910) is widely regarded as the greatest American painter of the 19th century, but it is not well known that he spent a pivotal period of time on the other side of the Atlantic. The (...)
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Imagen de Michel Sittow. Estonian Painter at the Courts of Renaissance Europe
Michel Sittow. Estonian Painter at the Courts of Renaissance Europe
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This handsome volume is the first in English devoted to Michel Sittow (c. 1469–1525), an artist from Estonia who trained in the tradition of early Netherlandish painting. Sittow worked for many high-profile patrons, including Isabella of Castile in Spain, and specialized in beautiful small (...)
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