Brainiac Books



Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
 
 
Browse By Category
Arts/Art History
Biographies/Authors
Children/Educational
Cooking/Regional Cuisine
Entertainment/Movies
History/United States
Home & Garden/Gardening & Horticulture
Literature/Poetry
Travel & Exploration

View Other Categories
 
 
 

Arts/Art History

Arts/Art History

Click on Title to view full description

 
The Nang: Thai Culture, New Series No. 3, H. H. Prince Dhaninivat Kromamun Bidyalabh Bridhyakorn
101 The Nang: Thai Culture, New Series No. 3 H. H. Prince Dhaninivat Kromamun Bidyalabh Bridhyakorn
Good. 
Paperback. Slim softcover booklet with stapled binding, 3rd edition published 1962 by The Fine Arts Department, Bangkok. 'Nov. 5 Paid' inkstamped on title page. Small corner creases. Text clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. 16 pages; plus 6 pages of black-and-white photos; 2 pages in color. Great vintage reading / research copy. Language: English. Keywords: fine art, art history, Thailand, Siam, Siamese, shadow play, dance, drama, performance, screen, hide. No ISBN. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Original Eye: Arbiters of 20th Century Taste, Core, Philip
102 The Original Eye: Arbiters of 20th Century Taste Core, Philip
0136424554 / 9780136424550 Good. 
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket published by Prentice-Hall. Remainder mark at bottom page edge. Average wear to jacket: edge-crumpling, creasing, and age-tanning. Text clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. No additional printings indicated. Great reading / research copy. 192 pages; Index; Bibliography; black-and-white photos. Language: English. NOTE: Oversize format-- cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope; requires additional international postage / shipping. 'Taste, like art, has its geniuses. Half by instinct, half by logic, they choose among the cultural offerings of their times whatever appeals to their sharpened sense of style.'--from jacket flap. Focuses on Robert de Montesquiou, Sergei Diaghilev, Lady Mendl (Elsie de Wolfe), Alfred Stieglitz, Filippo Marinetti, Sir Cecil Beaton, Vicomtesse Marie-Laure de Noailles, Peggy Guggenheim, Andy Warhol, and Malcolm McLaren. Keywords: art history, popular culture, avant-garde, aesthetics, modern art. [code J] 
Price: 35.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Precious Legacy: Judaic Treasures from the Czechoslovak State Collection, Altschuler, David (editor)
103 The Precious Legacy: Judaic Treasures from the Czechoslovak State Collection Altschuler, David (editor)
Very Good. 
Paperback. Oversize softcover 1st printing 1983 Summit Books / Smithsonian. Very clean; no marks; pages bright. Light wear. 288pp, color and B/W photos. Language: English. Catalogue of the landmark Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition. Keywords: Czech, Prague, museum, Jews, Jewish, Jewry, Czechoslovakia, exhibitions, Judaica, religious, catalog, objects, history, Holocaust, Bohemia, Moravia, Nazis, textiles, oil paintings, glassware, porcelain, books, illuminated manuscripts. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Revenge of the Philistines: Art and Culture 1972-1984, Kramer, Hilton
104 The Revenge of the Philistines: Art and Culture 1972-1984 Kramer, Hilton
Very Good. 
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1985 Free Press. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Only light edgewear to jacket. 445pp. Language: English. NOTE: Large format; cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope. Collection of reviews and essays by former New York Times art critic. Keywords: Max Ernst, Rodin, Walker Evans, New Criterion, Commentary, Saul Steinberg, Museum of Modern Art, MOMA. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Search for Alexander: An Exhibition, Yalouris, Nicholas; Andronikos, Manolis; Rhomiopoulou, Katerina; et al.
105 The Search for Alexander: An Exhibition Yalouris, Nicholas; Andronikos, Manolis; Rhomiopoulou, Katerina; et al.
Good. 
Paperback. Oversize softcover 1980 New York Graphic Society. Noticeable average wear to corners; light age-tanning to edges. Text clean and unmarked; bindng tight; spine uncreased. Great reading / research copy. 191 pages; Bibliography; color and black-and-white photos; map. Catalogue of traveling show at National Gallery of Art; Art Institute of Chicago; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco; M. H. de Young Memorial Museum. Additional contributors: Ariel Herrmann, Cornelius Vermeule. Keywords: catalog, art history, Alexander the Great, ancient, Greece, Greek, Hellenistic, Macedonia, Macedonian, king, antiquities, archaeology, statuary, relief, sculpture, portrait, bust, coins, jewelry, gold, objects. [code J] 
Price: 11.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Search for Meaning in Modern Art, Neumeyer, Alfred
106 The Search for Meaning in Modern Art Neumeyer, Alfred
Acceptable. 
Paperback. Softcover reprint Prentice-Hall ca. 1970. A few small margin MARKS throughout. Booksale INKSTAMP on 1st page. Creased spine. Pages bright; binding tight. Foreword by Sir Herbert Reed. Good reading / research copy. 144pp, Index, Notes, B/W photos. Language: English. No ISBN. 
Price: 5.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Secret Revolution (The Meanings of Modern Art series, Vol. 1), Russell, John
107 The Secret Revolution (The Meanings of Modern Art series, Vol. 1) Russell, John
0870704788 / 9780870704789 Very Good. 
Hardcover. Hardcover 1st edition published 1974 by The Museum of Modern Art, New York. No dustjacket, as issued. Light wear to covers: edges and corners rubbed. Text very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 48 pages; Selected Readings; black-and-white and color photos. Language: English. Cover art: Paul Gauguin, 'The Moon and the Earth (Hina Tefatu)'. Volume 1 of the series 'The Meanings of Modern Art'. NOTE: Oversize format ca. 10 x 10.5 inches-- cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope; requires additional international postage. Essay on the first stirrings of modernism, especially as seen in Impressionism and Post-Impressionism. Artists shown include Edouard Manet, Claude Monet, Edgar Degas, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissaro, Georges Seurat, Paul Cezanne, Paul Gauguin, Vincent van Gogh, many others. Keywords: art history, criticism, critic, 19th century, Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, avant-garde. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Tretyakov Gallery: A Short Guide: Russian Art of the Second Half of the 19th and the Beginning of the 20th Centuries, Druzhinin, S. P.
108 The Tretyakov Gallery: A Short Guide: Russian Art of the Second Half of the 19th and the Beginning of the 20th Centuries Druzhinin, S. P.
Acceptable. 
Paperback. Small, slim softcover book published 1955 by Foreign Languages Publishing House, Moscow. Heavy wear to covers: corners creased; edges rubbed; chipping at spine shows white. Page corners worn; a few creases. Light age-tanning to pages. Text clean and unmarked; binding is holding. Good vintage reading / research copy. 93 pages of text plus 56 black-and-white plates. Language: English (translated from the Russian). Keywords: art history, Russia, U.S.S.R., Soviet Union, museum, exhibition, painting, painter, artist, realist, realism, peredvizhniki, collection. No ISBN. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
To the President: Folk Portraits by the People, Barber, James G.
109 To the President: Folk Portraits by the People Barber, James G.
Very Good. 
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket 1993 Madison Books / National Portrait Gallery. Light crumpling/creasing to jacket edges. Otherwise only light wear. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 95 pages; Index; Notes; Further Reading; color and black-and-white photos. Language: English. Cover shows carved-coconut head of Harry Truman. Catalogue of exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery / Smithsonian Institution December 10, 1993 - September 6, 1994. More than 50 imaginative portraits by outsider artists of U.S. presidents from Herbert Hoover to Bill Clinton, loaned by presidential libraries. Includes jelly-bean mosaic of Ronald Reagan, peach-pit sculpture of John Kennedy, tooled leather likeness of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, collage of French postage stamps of Dwight D. Eisenhower, much more. Keywords: art, art history, catalog, 20th century, naive, caricature, portraiture, mixed media, presidency, White House. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Treasures of the Library of Congress, Goodrum, Charles A.
110 Treasures of the Library of Congress Goodrum, Charles A.
0810916614 / 9780810916616 Very Good. 
Hardcover. 1st edition large 'coffee-table' hardcover with dustjacket published 1980 by Abrams. Light shelfwear and scratches to jacket. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 318 pages; Index; 439 illustrations (including 156 color plates). Foreword by Daniel J. Boorstin. Language: English. NOTE: Large format-- cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope; may require additional international postage. Selections from the Washington, DC institution's treasure trove of more than 76 million items, including rare books, manuscripts, maps, letters, objets d'art, phonograph records, motion pictures, photographs, musical instruments, memorabilia, ephemera, and much more. Keywords: art history, libraries, collection, cultural heritage, American, United States. 
Price: 30.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Tutankhamun's Egypt, Aldred, Cyril
111 Tutankhamun's Egypt Aldred, Cyril
Very Good. 
Paperback. Softcover 1st printing 1972 Scribner's. Very clean; no marks or creases; pages bright; binding tight. Light wear to cover. 80pp, map, Chronology, B/W and a few color plates. Language: English. Paraphrased from back cover: A compact and compelling introduction to this exotic culture, by a great scholar of ancient Egyptian life. Keywords: King, Tut, treasures, tomb, Pharaoh, painting, sculpture, papyrus, monument, archaeology. 
Price: 9.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Twentieth-Century Painting and Sculpture: Selections for the Tenth Anniversary of the East Building, Strick, Jeremy
112 Twentieth-Century Painting and Sculpture: Selections for the Tenth Anniversary of the East Building Strick, Jeremy
0894681257 / 9780894681257 Like New. 
Paperback. Large softcover, published 1989 by National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. Only light store shelfwear. New; unread. Gift-giving condition. 155 pages; large color photos. Language: English. Afterword by Jack Cowart and Nan Rosenthal. Cover shows The Human Condition by Rene Magritte. NOTE: Large format-- cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope; requires additional international postage. Catalogue for installation of more than 200 major works (60 percent from the museum's collection; 40 percent loaned) by the most important and influential American and European artists of the 20th century. Keywords: art history, modern art, contemporary, exhibition, catalog. [code K] 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
113 U.S.A.: A History in Art Smith, Bradley
Good. 
Hardcover. Oversize hardcover 1975 Doubleday. NO DUSTJACKET. Very clean; CHECKMARK on 1st blank page. Pages bright; binding tight. 296pp, Index, Bibliography, full-color photos. Language: English. NOTE: Cannot ship outside U.S. via Global Priority -- Surface or Airmail only. Keywords: America, American, United States, pre-Columbian, Native, Indian. 
Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Victorian Painting, Brooke, Anthea; The Fine Art Society Ltd
114 Victorian Painting Brooke, Anthea; The Fine Art Society Ltd
Good. 
Paperback. Softcover booklet published 1977 by The Fine Art Society Ltd, London. Heavy wear to covers: corners creased (back corner reinforced with archival paper tape); glue stain from removed label; age-tanning. Text clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. Good reading / research copy. 48 pages; black-and-white and a few color photos. Language: English. Cover shows 'A Pastoral' by Frederic, Lord Leighton. Exhibition catalogue with notes, provenance, and exhibition history of 77 works. Includes artists such as Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Holman Hunt, Burne-Jones, and Cowper. Keywords: art history, Pre-Raphaelite, 19th century, British, catalog. No ISBN. 
Price: 9.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Wall Paintings of the Western Himalayas, Seth, Mira
115 Wall Paintings of the Western Himalayas Seth, Mira
Very Good. 
Hardcover. Large hardcover with dustjacket 1976 Publications Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India. Gift inscription by author on 1st blank page: 'To Dr Selby [?] with best regards, Mira Seth'. Noticeable wear: Small archivally-repaired rip to back of jacket; pages slightly wavy; spine wiggles but is holding. One of the pages with a color plate was bound upside-down. Very clean; no marks; pages bright. No additional printings indicated. 13 x 10 inches. NOTE: Large format-- cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope; may require additional international postage. 136 pages; Index; Bibliography; 32 color photos; 86 black-and-white photos; map. Language: English. '[P]uts the art of wall painting in the Western Himalayas in its proper historical, geographical, socio-economic, political and religious context, but the main emphasis has been on a stylistic study.... The technique of the wall paintings in this region has been carefully analysed and compared with the classical and contemporary wall painting tradition as well as the art of miniatures.'--from Preface. Keywords: art history, art historian, Indian, fresco, frescoes, mural, Himalayan, decoration, Himachal Pradesh, Ajanta, Ellora, seventeenth century, North Indian Hills, desert, Rajasthan, temple, palace, Hinduism, Hindu, iconography, religion, myth, legend. No ISBN. 
Price: 75.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
XIX and XX Century Master Drawings and Watercolors: April 22 - May 24, 1985, Acquavella Galleries
116 XIX and XX Century Master Drawings and Watercolors: April 22 - May 24, 1985 Acquavella Galleries
Very Good. 
Paperback. Softcover published 1985 by Acquavella Galleries, New York. Only light wear. Very clean; no marks or creases; pages bright; binding tight. 81 pages; 38 works (24 color plates, 14 in black-and-white), each with provenance, exhibition record, and bibliography. Language: English. Cover shows Picasso's 'Beauty and the Beast'. 19th- and 20th-century works on paper by Balthus (2 works), Eugene Boudin, Victor Brauner, Chagall (4), Theodore Chasseriau, Dali (2), Delacroix, Paul Delvaux, Diebenkorn, Dubuffet (3), Dufy, Giacometti (3), Klee (2), Leger, Matisse (3), Miro, Picasso (3), Prendergast, Rauschenberg, Renoir, Seurat, Gino Severini, Tanguy (2). Printed in Switzerland. Keywords: art, art history, exhibition, show, catalog, catalogue. No ISBN. 
Price: 18.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
XIX and XX Century Master Drawings and Watercolors: April 30 - June 10, 1986, Acquavella Galleries
117 XIX and XX Century Master Drawings and Watercolors: April 30 - June 10, 1986 Acquavella Galleries
Very Good. 
Paperback. Softcover published 1986 by Acquavella Galleries, New York. Only light shelfwear. Very clean; no marks or creases; pages bright; binding tight. 77 pages; 37 works (23 color plates, 14 black-and-white plates), each with provenance, exhibition record, and bibliography. Language: English. Cover shows Vuillard's 'The Pastry Shop'. 19th- and 20th-century works on paper by Giacomo Balla, Antoine-Louis Barye, Balthus (2 works), Chagall (3), Delacroix, Diebenkorn, Dubuffet (5), Jean-Louis Forain, Guston (2), Klee, Matisse (5), Miro (3), Picasso (4), Pollock, Redon, Renoir, Gino Severini, Tanguy, Toulouse-Lautrec, Vuillard. Printed in Switzerland. Keywords: art, art history, exhibition, show, catalog, catalogue. No ISBN. 
Price: 18.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
XIX and XX Century Master Paintings and Sculptures: An Exhibition October 15 - November 20, 2004, Acquavella Galleries
118 XIX and XX Century Master Paintings and Sculptures: An Exhibition October 15 - November 20, 2004 Acquavella Galleries
Very Good. 
Paperback. Softcover published 2004 by Acquavella Galleries, New York. Tiny rip to top edge of front cover; otherwise, only light wear. Very clean; no marks or creases; pages bright; binding tight. 48 pages; 23 works in color, each with provenance, exhibition record, and bibliography. Language: English. Cover shows 'The Bridge at Le Pecq' by Derain. 19th- and 20th-century works by modern masters: Bonnard, Boudin (2 works), Degas, Delaunay, Derain, Dubuffet, Sam Francis, Lucian Freud (2), Giacometti, Matisse, Monet, Picasso, Pissarro, Redon, Rothko, Signac, Sisley (3), David Smith, Tanguy. Keywords: art, art history, exhibition, show, catalog, catalogue. No ISBN. 
Price: 18.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
XIX and XX Century Master Paintings: An Exhibition May 12 - June 12, 1982, Acquavella Galleries
119 XIX and XX Century Master Paintings: An Exhibition May 12 - June 12, 1982 Acquavella Galleries
Good. 
Paperback. Softcover published 1982 by Acquavella Galleries, New York. Tiny rip to top edge of front cover; otherwise, only light wear. Very clean; no marks or creases; pages bright; binding tight. 51 pages; 24 works in color, each with provenance, exhibition record, and bibliography. Language: English. Cover shows 'Odalisque' by Matisse. 19th- and 20th-century oil paintings (also some pastels, watercolors, and inks on paper) by Cezanne, Courbet, Derain, Ernst (3 works), Gauguin, Klee (5), Franz Kline, Matisse, Miro, Mondrian, Monet (2), Picasso (3), Renoir (2), Rothko. Keywords: art, art history, exhibition, show, catalog, catalogue. No ISBN. 
Price: 18.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
< PREV  1 2 3 4 5   6  




Copyright©2018. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie