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Ed. Stephan Berg et al.

Now!

Painting in Germany Today
The editors visited numerous studios throughout Germany in order to select 53 artists from among the current generation of 30 to 40-year-olds who are currently breaking new ground in the painting of panel pictures. The publication and simultaneous exhibitions in Bonn, Wiesbaden and Chemnitz and subsequently in Hamburg demonstrate the diversity and quality of their work.
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Ed. Nicole Gnesa
The paintings and drawings of Michele Melillo (*1977) enchant the viewer with their lightness and harmonious colours. Accompanied by an explanatory essay by Veit Ziegelmaier, this comprehensive artist monograph reproduces for the first time works from all work cycles by the young German painter and graphic artist.
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Ed. Lynn Gumpert

Modernisms

Iranian, Turkish, and Indian Highlights from NYU's Abby Weed Grey Collection
Modernisms explores art from the 1960s and early ’70s from Iran, Turkey, and India via selections from an unparalleled collection at New York University. Featuring new scholar ship and seminal essays, this book also illustrates paintings, sculptures, drawings, and prints from these three countries alongside biographical narratives of each Artist.
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Ed. Kunstmuseum Luzern
Extensive journeys in Britain and continental Europe provided an inexhaustible source of inspiration for the visionary colour compositions of J. M. William Turner. In Switzerland he experienced the beauty and menace of the Alps, and by the sea the colourful harmonies of the diffuse light. The publication presents an incomparably original artist on his route to autonomy in art.
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Outsider & Vernacular Art

The Victor F. Keen Collection
In the last five decades the popularity of outsider art – works by artists working outside of the art establishment – has grown exponentially. Museums, galleries, and the public worldwide have embraced these powerful works. Victor Keen’s Collection at the Bethany Mission Gallery, Philadelphia, is one of the leading outsider art collections in the U.S.
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Carla Schulz-­Hoffmann
Georg Baselitz's various creative phases are exemplified by 31 of his masterpieces that are held within the Bavarian State Painting Collections. The volume analyses for the first time these important paintings and sculptures within the context of the history of the collection, which has been shaped not only by the artist’s outstanding supporters and collectors, including Duke Franz von Bayern, but also by the passionate commitment of the directors and curators of the museum.
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Ed. Landesgalerie Niederösterreich, Krems

Franz Hauer

Self-made Man and Art Collector
The book is dedicated to legendary Viennese art collector Franz Hauer. The son of a mailman from Lower Austria became one of the key figures of his time. Franz Hauer started out penniless, became an exemplary self-made man, and built an art collection with important groups of works by Egon Schiele, and Oskar Kokoschka. Today, its treasures are held by numerous important museums in Europe and the US.
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Ed. Gonzalo Casals et al.

Queer Holdings

A Survey of the Leslie-Lohman Museum Collection
Founded in the context of social movements of the late 1960s, The Leslie-Lohman Museum is dedicated to preserving art that speaks to the LGBTQ experience and fostering the artists who create it. Queer Holdings aims to reclaim scholarship from a queer perspective by surveying 200 works from the Museum’s permanent collection. A selection of essays by scholars, artists and archivists, explore the Museum’s possible futures by tracing its visual, cultural, and political ...
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Nitsch

Spaces of Color
Hermann Nitsch produced his first “poured” paintings around 1960. In this form of action painting, the artist is primarily concerned with the substance of the paint, which he investigates from one Painting Action to the next. This catalog illustrates the development of his painterly works from the early 1960s to the present day.
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Ed. Ralph Gleis

Gustave Caillebotte

Painter and Patron of Impressionism
The painting Paris Street, Rainy Day by Gustave Caillebotte (1848–1894) is an icon of Impressionism.This volume presents the work in the context of Caillebotte’s innovative artistic work, introducing him as a driving force in the establishment of Impressionism and describing his intensive exchanges with his fellow-artists.
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Ed. Corinna Thierolf

Königsklasse IV

Gegenwartskunst in Schloss Herrenchiemsee
Der Begleitband zur Ausstellung „Königsklasse IV“ zeigt die einzigartige Verbindung, die zeitgenössische Kunst mit den unvollendeten historischen Räumen in Schloss Herrenchiemsee eingeht. Dan Flavin, John Chamberlain, Andy Warhol, Arnulf Rainer oder Jean-Michel Basquiat sind nur einige der Künstler, deren Werke in diesem Band außergewöhnlich inszeniert werden.
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Ed. Annette Vogel

Hans Purrmann

Vitality of Colour
A master of colour and an ambitious cosmopolite: Hans Purrmann (1880–1966) was an authoritative figure who forged links in European Modernism both as an artist and a personality, as a stylist and a figure of social integration. The balance between a record of what he saw and the visual reflexion of painting as a form of expression hovers lightly in his pictures.
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Meike Hoffmann et al.

Escape into Art?

The Brücke Painters in the Nazi Period
Based on the extensive stocks of the Brücke-Museum, the publication discusses in detail the everyday reality of the artists under the National Socialists. The measures carried out against the former “Brücke” members as a result of Nazi art policy are explained, together with the direct effects on their creative work and the self-image of the painters within the context of the times.
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Maria Lassnig

Ways of Being
This volume gathers together paintings, drawings, films, and sculptures by Maria Lassnig (1919–2014) from a creative career that spanned some seventy years. It explains how she thought of herself in relation to the art scene of her time. This multimedia approach makes possible new ways of looking at the artist’s multifaceted work. Examples of Maria Lassnig’s writings round out the presentation.
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Ed. Christian Briend et al.

The Cubist Cosmos

From Picasso to Léger
This volume unfolds the development of Cubism between 1907 and 1917. It conveys the moment’s enormous stylistic range and its revolutionary potential for the art that would follow during the twentieth century. It also presents as part of the story of Cubism the way that representatives of the avant-garde adopted and transformed the Cubist pictorial language.  
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Ulrich Luckhardt

Lyonel Feininger

Great Masters in Art
Elegant sailing ships, expansive seascapes, crystal-clear expansive views of architecture – with his unique pictorial language and range of subjects Lyonel Feininger became one of the most important artists of Classic Modernism, whose works remain very popular to this day.  
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Christoph Wagner

Johannes Itten

Great Masters in Art
When the State Bauhaus opened in Weimar in 1918, the Swiss artist and art theorist Johannes Itten (1888–1967) was one of the first teachers to be appointed by Walter Gropius. With his preliminary course Itten had a considerable effect on the creative training in the Bauhaus; to this day his insights into the theory of colours set standards in art education and in the field of design.
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Ed. Brandon Brame Fortune

Eye to I

Self-Portraits from the National Portrait Gallery
This richly illustrated book features an introduction by the National Portrait Gallery’s chief curator and nearly 150 insightful entries on key self-portraits in the museum’s collection. "Eye to I" provides readers with an overview of self-portraiture while revealing the intersections that exist between art, life, and self-representation.
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Ed. Reinhard & Sonja Ernst Stiftung, Wiesbaden

Dazzled by Color

Abstract Painting. The Reinhard Ernst Collection
The broad spectrum of abstract-expressive art during the post-war period in Europe, Japan, and the United States is reflected in the Wiesbaden collection of Reinhard Ernst. For the first time a selection of 160 outstanding works from the collection – principally from art informel and Abstract Expressionism – are shown here in large-format illustrations.
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Brigitte Salmen

Marianne von Werefkin

Great Masters in Art
She was not only a talented artist but also a shrewd free thinker and hostess: at the beginning of the twentieth century famous artists including Wassily Kandinsky, Gabriele Münter, Alfred Kubin, Adolf Erbslöh, Erma Bossi, Franz Marc and August Macke assembled in Marianne von Werefkin’s salon in the Schwabing district of Munich.
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Ed. Manuela Beer et al.

Museum Schnütgen

A Survey of the Collection
The new guide to the collection of the Museum Schnütgen offers a compact, chronological overview of the internationally famous, high-quality and multi-faceted collection of the museum. The volume presents some 250 works from the various sections of the collection in an attractive manner and with the latest research findings.
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Ed. Gilbert Vicario

Agnes Pelton

Desert Transcendentalist
Agnes Pelton: Desert Transcendentalist will be the first survey of this under recognized American painter in over 22 years. Her distinctive paintings could be described as metaphysical landscapes rooted in the California desert near Cathedral City. Pelton chiefly drew on her own inspirations, superstitions, and beliefs to exemplify emotional states.
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Christoph Wagner

Johannes Itten

Catalogue Raisonné Vol. I. Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings. 1907-1938
The Swiss artist Johannes Itten (1888–1967) was not only a pioneering art theorist and a prominent teacher at the Bauhaus, but he also left an extensive and wide-ranging oeuvre which is only known in part today. The lavishly illustrated catalogue raisonné covers comprehensively and presents an appropriate appreciation of the entire range of his artistic oeuvre.
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Ed. Bernd Ebert et al.
What a shock it must have been for the Utrecht painters Hendrick ter Brugghen, Gerard van Honthorst and Dirck van Baburen when they first encountered the breathtaking and unconventional paintings of Caravaggio in Rome. This volume shows impressively how the young artists individually explored this role model and thereby developed their own individual style.
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Ed. Jacob Proctor

Alex Katz

Painting the Now
Over a career that now spans nearly seven decades, the American painter Alex Katz (b. 1927, New York) has devoted himself to the representation of the here and now and to the immediacy of human perception – a commitment to what the artist has often described as “painting in the present tense.”
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Ed. Karin Althaus et al.

World Receivers

Georgiana Houghton - Hilma af Klint - Emma Kunz
Abstract paintings were being produced even before Kandinsky. Completely independently from each other, Georgiana Houghton (1814–1884) in England, Hilma af Klint (1862–1944) in Sweden and Emma Kunz (1892–1963) in Switzerland developed an individual, abstract pictorial language. What they had in common was a desire to make visible the laws of nature, the intellect and the supernatural. Their works are being presented side by side for the first time in an exhibition.
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Ed. Philipp Demandt et al.

King of the Animals

Wilhelm Kuhnert and the Image of Africa
Wilhelm Kuhnert was a pioneer. He was one of the first European artists to travel to the largely unexplored savannahs and jungles of the German colonies in North and East Africa. Under hazardous conditions he documented at close quarters the fascinating animal and plant world and then created in his Berlin studio monumental paintings which were much sought-after on the art market.
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Ed. Andreas Schumacher

Florence and its Painters

From Giotto to Leonardo da Vinci
Painting re-invented itself during the 15th century in Florence. Artists experimented in an innovative manner with pictorial subjects, forms and techniques and thus arrived at an unprecedented diversity of means of artistic expression. This volume tells in an interesting and nuanced manner of a unique creative development which permanently changed art in Europe.
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Egon Schiele

The Making of a Collection
2018 marks the centenary of Egon Schiele’s death. To coincide with this occasion the publication will present the painting collection of the Belvedere Vienna including highlights such as Eduard Kosmack, House Wall, Death and Girl, The Embrace and Four Trees. The book provides an opportunity to study the artist’s work processes in greater detail and to follow the fascinating routes taken by his works before reaching ...
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Ed. Jon Knowles et al.
DHC/ART LIBRE tells the story of a contemporary art foundation unlike any other. Situated in the cosmopolitan city of Montreal, DHC/ART – as well as this publication – is dedicated to bringing impactful experiences with contemporary art to the public with a mission of accessibility on multiple levels. The critically acclaimed program includes major artists from around the world, like Christian Marclay, Joan Jonas and Yinka Shonibare MBE.
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Ed. Jon Knowles et al.

LIBRE DHC / ART

French Edition
DHC/ART LIBRE tells the story of a contemporary art foundation unlike any other. Situated in the cosmopolitan city of Montreal, DHC/ART – as well as this publication – is dedicated to bringing impactful experiences with contemporary art to the public with a mission of accessibility on multiple levels. The critically acclaimed program includes major artists from around the world, like Christian Marclay, Joan Jonas and Yinka Shonibare MBE.
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Ed. Roland Enke et al.

“The most beautiful pastel ever seen”

The Chocolate Girl by Jean-Étienne Liotard in the Dresden Gemäldegalerie
The Chocolate Girl is one of the most famous works by the Genevan artist Jean-Étienne Liotard. This richly illustrated volume leads the reader through the age in which it was created during the French-inspired Rococo and into the Vienna of Empress Maria Theresa, where the work was painted. It also explains the art of pastel painting, in which this enchanting work has been executed.
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Harald Sohlberg

Infinite Landscapes
Majestic and magical landscapes, the soft beauty of fields of flowers, the raw cold of winter: the works of Harald Sohlberg combine a Romantic perception of nature with a contemporary pictorial language akin to Symbolism. This volume assembles some 60 paintings, in addition to a number of drawings, prints and photographs by the artist and grants insight into his conceptual world through his correspondence.
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Harald Sohlberg

Uendelige Landskap Norwegian Edition
Majestic and magical landscapes, the soft beauty of fields of flowers, the raw cold of winter: the works of Harald Sohlberg combine a Romantic perception of nature with a contemporary pictorial language akin to Symbolism. This volume assembles some 60 paintings, in addition to a number of drawings, prints and photographs by the artist and grants insight into his conceptual world through his correspondence.
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Ed. Dieter Buchhart et al.

Claude Monet

A Floating World
More than any other artist, Claude Monet represents Impressionist painting. This volume illustrates Monet’s career from Realism via Impressionism to a form of painting in which the colours and light gradually become detached from the object. It focuses on the artist’s colour concept, an aspect of his oeuvre which has hitherto not been examined in detail, as well as his passionate study of subjects from his garden in Giverny.
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Peter van Ham

Alchi

Treasure of the Himalayas
The world-famous Buddhist monastery of Alchi lies at 3,500 metres in Ladakh (Northwest India) and is the best-preserved temple complex in the Himalayas. Inside it houses thousands of rare and incomparable paintings and sculptures dating back to 11th-century Western Tibet. For the first and only time in their history the Dalai Lama has authorised their comprehensive documentation.
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Ed. Dorlis Blume et al.
The history and culture of Europe has been decisively shaped by the exploration and use of the seas surrounding Europe. This catalogue book reflects the significance of the sea as a space of rule and trade for Europeans, as bridge and border, as resource and a place of longing. The book also reviews the changing perception of the sea in the arts.  
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Ed. Nicole Gnesa et al.

Uta Reinhardt

Surface
Uta Reinhardt’s pictorial creations invite a wide range of interpretations. Human and animal chimeras encounter each other as in an alliance and create their own unique world. The scenic compositions seduce us with their lively colours and the light recorded with dynamic brushstrokes.
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Corinna Thierolf

Willem de Kooning

Great Masters in Art
In 1926 22 year-old Dutch artist Willem de Kooning (1904–1997) travelled to the USA on a British freighter – without papers and hidden in the machine room. The young art student eked out a living by painting houses, signs and façades, before he was able after eight years to dedicate himself entirely to painting.  
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Ed. HL Museumsverwaltung

Museum Liaunig

An Austrian Collector’s Museum
Fully integrated into the nature of the Corinthian countryside, the Museum Liaunig is at once restrained and spectacular. An outstanding example of contemporary museum architecture, it creates spaces for the Liaunig collections whose focus is on Austrian art from the post-war era to the present.
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Ed. Sarah Lees

Innovative Impressions

Prints by Cassatt, Degas, and Pissarro
"Innovative Impressions" explores an under-examined aspect of three Impressionists’ careers: their groundbreaking prints and the new techniques they developed through collaboration and experimentation. In 1879, Mary Cassatt, Edgar Degas, and Camille Pissarro formed the most active core of a group of artists planning a periodical to feature their prints.
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Stefan Kutzenberger et al.

Koloman Moser

Great Masters in Art
Admired by contemporaries as an artistic “jack-of-all-trades”, Koloman Moser (1868–1918) is regarded today as one of the most important representatives of the Viennese Secession of around 1900. As a graphic artist and designer Moser was unparalleled in his artistic diversity, creating furniture, textiles, and objects – for the Wiener Werkstätte among others – that are icons of Modernism, as well as leaving behind an impressive oeuvre of paintings.  
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Ed. Alexander Klee et al.

Beyond Klimt

New Horizons in Central Europe
1918 marked the end of a golden era: it was the year that Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, Koloman Moser, and Otto Wagner died. Artistic activity, however, had already freed itself of their influence. Hardly affected by the political disruptions taking place, artists in the countries of the former Austro-Hungarian monarchy were busily productive, driven by a desire for a new start.  
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Ed. Jürgen B. Tesch

Gerhard Berger

Between Worlds
In decades of artistic production Gerhard Berger (born in 1933) has arrived at a unique, characteristic visual language. His representation of humans, oscillating between figurative and abstract painting, is rooted in the great myths of humankind and in the religious visual conceptions of the world’s cultures.  
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Diethard Leopold

Rudolf Leopold

Connoisseur | Collector | Museum Founder
In the historical period of new beginnings starting in the 1950s, the collector Rudolf Leopold (1925‒2010), with pioneer-like foresight and a keen sense of art, was able to do someting few others of his ilk succeeded in doing:  build up a large, both aesthetically sophisticated and art historically relevant collection of international renown.
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Ed. Hall Art Foundation

Landscapes After Ruskin

Redefining the Sublime
John Ruskin was an influential English art critic and social thinker of the Victorian era, who famously argued that the principal concern of the artist is “truth to nature.” For Ruskin, this truth entailed more than merely adept technical representation: artists should, in fact, depict the natural world as mankind experiences it, with all the sensations of both beauty and terror it elicits.  
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Ed. Jan Nicolaisen et al.
Anna-Eva Bergman (1909–1987) is regarded as one of the most important painters of the 20th century in Norway, long overshadowed by her husband, the painter Hans Hartung. For the first time her late work from 1973 up to her death in the Antibes is presented in a concentrated selection of approximately 35 paintings and drawings.  
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Christine Giviskos

Set in Stone

Lithography in Paris, 1815 - 1900 Prints and Posters from the Zimmerli Art Museum Collection
In the early 19th century, artists and printers embraced the new medium of lithography, an innovative method to mass-produce and distribute images. Known for its collection of French prints and posters, the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University has rich holdings of lithographs made over the course of the 1800s, including examples from lithography’s early years in Paris to iconic colour posters from the 1890s.
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Ed. Staci Bu Shea et al.

Barbara Hammer

Evidentiary Bodies
Barbara Hammer (b. 1939) is an American feminist artist known as a pioneer of queer experimental and documentary film. The monograph accompanies an extensive exhibition at the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, celebrating the depth and expanse of Hammer's five decades of art making.
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Ed. Art Centre Basel et al.

Towards Impressionism

Landscape Painting from Corot to Monet
The catalogue of the exhibition to be shown at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park, FL and the Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA will present a choice selection of 19th century French paintings from the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Reims in order to trace the history of French art from the Romantics to the School of Barbizon, the circle of Honfleur, and up to Impressionism.
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Ed. Bauhaus-Archiv et al.

New Bauhaus Chicago

Experiment Photography
This lavishly illustrated volume looks from both sides of the Atlantic at 80 years of photography from Chicago. At the New Bauhaus and what later became the Institute of Design, teachers like László Moholy-Nagy, György Kepes and später Arthur Siegel, Harry Callahan and Aaron Siskind taught an uninhibited approach to the medium which influenced generations of photographers.
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Ed. Zürcher Kunstgesellschaft / Kunsthaus Zürich

Praised and Ridiculed

French Painting 1820-1880
In the juxtaposition of so-called “Salon painters” and “Reformers of painting” this volume offers a discriminating look at the controversial styles in French painting between 1820 and 1880 and the developments within the traditional genres.
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Ed. Kunstmuseum Bern et al.
Otto Dix, Franz Marc, Emil Nolde, Paul Cézanne, Vasily Kandinsky and Claude Monet – when over 1,000 artworks by outstanding artists of the modern era appeared on the scene in 2012, the find was celebrated as a sensation, though the suspicion that it might be art looted by the Nazis also reared its head. This extensive, lavishly illustrated publication documents for the first time a selection of works from the estate of the art dealer Hildebrand Gurlitt and examines the ...
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Ed. Robert Fleck

HEINZ MACK. ZERO PAINTING

CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ 1956–1968
Heinz Mack is famous above all for his sculptures and reliefs. The starting point of his search for new artistic forms of expression, however, was painting. This publication documents for the first time Mack’s painting during the ZERO years, whose radical colour reduction and concentration on light and rhythm were path-setting for international art during the years after 1945.
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Markus Müller

Henri Matisse

Great Masters in Art
Henri Matisse created an oeuvre that is unparalleled in its brilliance and originality. His colorfully luminescent paintings are a sweeping affirmation of joie-de-vivre, levity and sensitivity. Featuring well-researched texts and numerous illustrations, this volume offers fascinating insights into the life and artistic development of Henri Matisse, one of the preeminent pioneers of modern art.
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Ed. Donald Albrecht et al.

Mexico Modern

Art, Commerce, and Cultural Exchange 1920 - 1945
Rivera, Kahlo, Tamayo, Covarrubias, Weston, Modotti, Bravo, Spratling – names which are closely linked with the internationally celebrated art, photography and design scene of the 1920s and 1930s in the United States and Mexico. This lavishly illustrated publication traces the dynamic cultural exchange which left its mark on both sides of the border.
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Ed. Gero Seelig et al.

Medusa's Menagerie

Otto Marseus van Schrieck and the Scholars
The precise details in the works of Otto Marseus van Schrieck, the inventor of the sottobosco still life, fascinate viewers to this day. For the first time the artist is now being shown within the context of his contemporaries, revealing an unknown side of the Golden Century of Netherlandish painting and the beauty of still life, as well as the fascination of the dark, the hidden and the uncanny.
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Thorsten Sadowsky

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

Great Masters in Art
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880–1938) is one of the most important artist personalities of the twentieth century; many of his works have become icons of Expressionism. Vacillating between self-doubt and egocentricity, the artist created an incomparably multi-faceted oeuvre with a remarkable instinct for the trends and imbalances of his time.  
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Ed. Georg Lechner et al.
The 300th birthday of Empress Maria Theresia provides an opportunity to examine her outstanding interest in the fine arts. At the invitation of the reforming monarch a large number of painters, sculptors and other artists in Austria and abroad found a wealth of work opportunities. Correspondingly, this era has left its mark on the countries of the former Habsburg monarchy to this day.
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Dagmar Täube

In) Formation

On the Philosophy and Art of Alice Teichert
Alice Teichert’s paintings are known for their holographic depth and unique lunimosity, for their visual poetry and mutifacetted proximity to music. With lines, shapes and colour, she unfolds new realms that when looked at reveal themselves, once the viewer stops trying to “decipher”.
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Ed. Kunstmuseum Bonn et al.

Gerhard Richter

About Painting
Gerhard Richter (*1932) is an exceptional personality – not because his pictures are world famous, but because he has demonstrated a new approach to painting. His art masterfully moves between abstraction and representation, sensuousness and denial – ambivalent attitudes which he demonstrated even in his early work.
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Isabelle Cahn et al.

Paul Gauguin

Great Masters in Art
»Heck, ... it’s all done with panache, fresh from the brush...«
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Ed. Cathrin Klingsöhr-Leroy

Blue Land and City Noise

An Expressionist Stroll through Art and Literature
“Are there still any surprises left to be had when it comes to German Expressionism?”, asks the writer Michael Kumpfmüller. Yes, there are, as this beautifully produced volume demonstrates by inviting the reader to an interesting and inspiring stroll through the world of Expressionism with pictures and texts which are seldom shown.
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Ed. Deutsches Historisches Museum

The Luther Effect

Protestantism - 500 Years in the World
To mark the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation this opulent volume invites the reader to embark on a journey through the world and across a period of time that extends across five centuries and four continents: It describes in detail the global diversity and history of the effects – and also the conflict potential – of Protestantism between the cultures.
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Hajo Düchting

Vasily Kandinsky

Great Masters in Art
Vasily Kandinsky became the pioneer of abstract art; he was a co-founder of the Blauer Reiter, an art theorist and an influential teacher at the Bauhaus. When he abandoned his promising career as a lawyer in favour of art at the age of 30, no one could have guessed that a few years later he would play a decisive role in determining and revolutionising twentieth-century art.  
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Klaus Fußmann

Vincent van Gogh

Great Masters in Art
Vincent van Gogh’s letters to his brother Theo and his artist friends Emile Bernard and Paul Gauguin are full of emotions, full of life, full of despair.  
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Diethard Leopold

Egon Schiele

Great Masters in Art
Egon Schiele (1890–1918) is nowadays regarded as one of the leading pioneers of Modernism in Austria. Although he already enjoyed some success during his lifetime and came to be considered Austria’s greatest artist following his death, his outstanding importance for art was recognized only in the early 1950s.
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Ed. Zürcher Kunstgesellschaft / Kunsthaus Zürich

Vibrant Metropolis / Idyllic Nature

Kirchner. The Berlin Years
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner’s move from Dresden to Berlin in 1911 marked a turning point in his art. Under the impression of this most modern metropolis in Europe, during the years between 1912 and 1915 the artist created works which in their exaggerated and concentrated manner can really be regarded as metaphors for the attitude to life at the beginning of the 20th century.
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Ed. Bernhard Maaz

Les pinacothèques de Bavière

Trésors et musées des Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen Französische Ausgabe
Die Bayerischen Staatsgemäldesammlungen genießen Weltruhm. Jahr für Jahr strömen Besucher aus allen Ländern in die Pinakotheken Münchens. Doch wissen die Wenigsten, dass sich der hochkarätige Bestand dieser einzigartigen Sammlung weit über die Stadt hinaus erstreckt. Dieser attraktive Band führt nun erstmals durch alle 19 Galerien der Staatsgemäldesammlungen in Bayern.
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Markus Müller

Pablo Picasso

Great Masters in Art
“Ambiguous work. Where can we start?”, wrote the art historian Oscar Schürer in the historic series "Junge Kunst" about Pablo Picasso’s multi-faceted oeuvre back in 1927. Picasso, who was investigating Surrealism at the time, was regarded as a genius even then – and had another 40 years of creativity before him. The magnificent legacy of a talent which showed twentieth-century art the way forward consists of an almost unimaginable number of ...
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Ed. Friedrich Meschede

Hans Hofmann

Creation in Form and Color Englische Ausgabe
Hans Hofmann, a representative of Abstract Expressionism and American Modernism during the 20th century with European roots, had a fundamental influence as a teacher on the development of modern art in America. His brightly coloured paintings, watercolours and drawings can now be discovered in a European retrospective.
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Ed. Sabine Grabner et al.

Is that Biedermeier?

Amerling, Waldmüller and more
This volume illustrates the development of art in Central Europe from 1830–1860 – a period which begins in the age of Biedermeier but extends well beyond it. It shows by means of a selection of representative works how art at this time developed independently and was not restricted to the historical Biedermeier era.
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Christian Ring et al.

Emil Nolde

Great Masters in Art
Emil Nolde was one of the most important exponents of Expressionism, and is considered one of the main precursors of modernism. His virtuoso handling of colour and the incomparable expressiveness of his paintings, watercolours, and Unpainted Pictures astound viewers again and again, and ensure that every exhibition of his work is a great success.
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Ed. Gaia Regazzoni Jäggli

Zoran Music

The Braglia Collection
Far from current trends, the painter and graphic artist Zoran Music (1909 - 2005), a native of Slovenia, created an oeuvre that is as moving as it is unusual and that evokes in radical manner a reflection on the inner essence. Music was represented at the Biennale in Venice as well as the documenta and received numerous international awards, including the Prix de Paris.
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Ed. Stephan Berg

Thomas Huber

On The Horizon
What is the place of painted pictures? What is their relevance? And what is their reality? Thomas Huber is an internationally acknowledged painter whose cool picture constructions, mostly devoid of humans, circle around these questions. In meticulously composed, surreal-looking scenarios he creates a world of paradox combinations and reflections that challenge reality.
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Ed. Matthias Frehner et al.
The Kunstmuseum Bern owns one of the most important art collections in Switzerland. Since the foundation of the Staatliche Kunstsammlung in Bern in 1809 and the opening of the first museum building in 1879 the collection has grown continuously and has attained world renown. Over 170 masterpieces of the collection are assembled in a single publication for the first time and made accessible to a broad public through new art-historical analyses and numerous colour illustrations.  
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Ed. Klaus Albrecht Schröder

Ways Of Pointillism

Seurat, Signac, Van Gogh Englische Ausgabe
With their pioneering method using dots, the artists of Pointillism no longer directed their gaze only towards the imitation of reality. In their paintings between 1886 and 1930 their dots, colour and light assumed an independent existence to create masterpieces of unprecedented brightness and colour diversity.
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Diethard Leopold

Richard Gerstl

Great Masters in Art
The art academy failed to recognise his talent; he rejected the contemporary art scene in Vienna; and his visionary work was largely neglected during his lifetime: the painter Richard Gerstl (1883–1908), whose creative period lasted for just four intensive years, is regarded today as one of the most important representatives of Austrian Expressionism for his portraits and landscapes.   
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Ed. Kunsthalle München et al.

The Spanish Golden Age

Painting and Sculpture in the time of Velázquez
Velázquez, El Greco, Murillo – the golden age of Spanish art positions the most famous artists of the 17th century within the history of painting, while still allowing us to discover new aspects of the most brilliant era of an empire which once prided itself on the fact that within its boundaries the sun never seemed to set.
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Ed. Agnes Husslein-Arco et al.

Sin and Secession

Franz von Stuck in Vienna
Franz von Stuck’s erotic paintings, especially “Die Sünde” (Sin), were controversial not only because of the choice of subject; his image concept and the way he presented the Munich Secession set the standard, particularly for Vienna. The catalogue offers an opportunity to examine von Stuck’s works as a whole and in relation to each other.
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Ed. Max Hollein et al.

Georg Baselitz

The Heroes
In 1965/66 Georg Baselitz created the monumental series “The Heroes” and “New Types”, which he presented in wild colour and with defiant style. By turning his attention towards the tradition of representational painting his work formed a striking contrast to the trends towards abstraction and Expressionism prevailing during the 1960s, thereby embarking on his own unique path.  
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Ed. Gottfried Knapp

Max Mannheimer

The Marriage of Colours
Max Mannheimer (* 1920) survived the Holocaust as a Jew in a concentration camp. His moving life history has been published in several books in different languages. However, few people are aware of his paintings, which were created under his Hebrew name “ben jakov”. This volume assembles a selection of 70 of his works.
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Ed. Jürgen B. Tesch

Paper Dances

Maria Beykirch
Pictures of poetic power and joie-de-vivre and characters, syllables of words and digits hidden in layers of painting: Maria Beykirch fires the imagination more vividly than most other artists with her drawings and paintings and conjures up in the eyes and minds of viewers an infinite succession of imaginary worlds.  
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Ed. Jüdisches Museum der Stadt Frankfurt et al.

Eavesdropper on an Age

Ludwig Meidner in Exile
Apocalypse, the city, war, religion, the portrait, exile and existential trauma – Ludwig Meidner (1884–1966) is regarded as one of the outstanding artists of German Expressionism. With the accuracy of a seismograph he recorded in his pictorial and literary works the shocks which reverberated through his time.
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Monika Kopplin
The Museum of Lacquer Art has what is probably the most important collection of Russian lacquer wares outside Russia. The works of art date to the period between the early nineteenth century and the 1950s, providing an extensive overview of the development of this flourishing art and craft. Monika Kopplin highlights the extraordinary variety of decorative techniques as well as the many stylistic features. The history and art history of Russia are reflected in the small format of the lacquer ...
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Ed. Werner-Reinisch-Institut

Werner Reinisch

Villages de lumière et îles de réves
Few artists symbolise Franco-German friendship more effectively than Werner Reinisch. For over 50 years he has been composing his expressive works in France in the region of Ardèche, where he has found inspiration in the light and the surroundings. This comprehensive monograph is also a documentation and homage to the artist and his oeuvre.  
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Klaus Albrecht Schröder

Chagall to Malevich

The Russian Avant-Gardes
The Russian Avant-Garde, which brought about an artistic revolution between 1905 and 1934, represents one of the most fascinating chapters in the history of 20th-century art. Artists like Malevich, Kandinsky and Chagall are highly esteemed the world over. But this movement was much more diverse than is generally realised. For the first time this artistic wealth is being presented in a major sequence of pictures.
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Ed. Berlinische Galerie

Berlinische Galerie

Museum of Modern Art Englische Ausgabe
On the occasion of the state museum’s fortieth anniversary the publication presents central works from the nationally and internationally renowned interdisciplinary collection. They range from Impressionism via classic Modernism to contemporary in-situ installations. Readers are introduced to the works and can look behind the scenes at the museum.
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Ed. Bernhard Maaz

The Pinakothek Museums in Bavaria

Treasures and Locations of the Bavarian State Painting Collections
The Bavarian State Painting Collections are world famous. Every year visitors from every corner of the globe flock to the Pinakotheken in Munich. But few of them realise that the high-quality stocks of this unique collection extend far beyond the city boundaries. This attractive volume now leads visitors for the first time through all 19 galleries of the State Painting Collections in Bavaria.
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Ed. Emilie Bouvard et al.

Picasso.Mania

Picasso and the Contemporary Masters
Picasso’s work appears never to have ceased to haunt the imagination of his peers. The great stylistic periods and certain emblematic works by Picasso like "Les Demoiselles d’Avignon" or "Guernica" will be answered by contemporary artworks. The  publication will showcase the rich confrontation with Picasso’s work undertaken by contemporary artists since the 1960s.
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Ed. Martin Mosebach et al.

Peter Schermuly

Catalogue Raisonné English Edition
The painter Peter Schermuly (1927–2007) created works of an artful reality whose meticulously detailed concreteness is the expression of pure painting. This catalogue raisonné makes accessible his entire oeuvre of oil paintings and sketches as well as wall designs. It presents an art that carved out space for itself contrary to all trends.
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Ed. Alexander Klar

The Art Collections

Museum Wiesbaden
The Museum Wiesbaden is one of three important Hessian state museums and holds world-class collections in the fields of art and natural history. This volume provides the first-ever lavishly illustrated introduction to the museum’s art collections, which span the period from the Middle Ages to contemporary art with an emphasis on the art of the nineteenth and twentieth century.
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Ed. Michael Beck et al.

Nolde, Klee & der Blaue Reiter

The Braglia Collection
The Swiss Braglia Collection is a treasure trove of German Expressionism. This exquisitely produced publication featuring full-page illustrations and unique views of the works of art by important experts on Expressionism will be appreciated for its pictorial reproductions, charming essays and as a catalogue of the collection.
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Ed. Corinna Thierolf

Gerhard Richter - Brigid Polk

Königsklasse III
In 1970 in Munich Gerhard Richter met Brigid Berlin alias Brigid Polk, Andy Warhol’s legendary muse and enfant terrible of New York’s high society. This meeting gave rise to Richter’s important “Brigid Polk” series, based on Polaroid self-portraits by the eccentric artist: a dialogue between America and Europe, photography and painting, artist and muse.  
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Ed. Oliver Kornhoff

Bernard Schultze

A Bright Wisp, a Glistening Wind Englische Cover-Ausgabe
31 May 2015 would have been Bernard Schultze’s one-hundredth birthday. On the occasion of this anniversary the publication featuring approximately eighty works of art honours the extensive oeuvre of one of the most important Art Informel artists.
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Ed. Christoph Schreier
Over the course of the past years, painting has undergone a spectacular renaissance in the arts capital of New York at the hands of a generation of artists who will no longer be told how art should and should not be made. Eleven positions reveal the current importance and variety of a genre many believed had no future.
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Harald Scheicher

Harald Scheicher

Paintings 2010-2014
Scheicher´s paintings don´t simply depict the reality around him. To him, his paintings are a way of appropriating the world. They impressively show his joy when experiencing the beauty of the world. It is nature´s vibrant power that never fails to fascinate Scheicher - the blooming and growing of plants, the dramatic cloudy skies, the extravagant colourfulness of petals, the heavy festive glow of autumn. (Stephan Koja)
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Ed. Veit Görner

Jochen Plogsties

Kisses in the Afternoon Englische Cover-Ausgabe
The painter Jochen Plogsties, who studied at the Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig, was a master student of Neo Rauch, and he was awarded the Leipziger Volkszeitung art prize in 2011. This volume provides an overview of his paintings of the past years and introduces his most recent and previously unpublished works of art.
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Ed. Ina Conzen et al.

Oskar Schlemmer

Visions of a New World
Oskar Schlemmer (1888–1943) was one of the most versatile all-rounders of the last century and as unusual as a painter as he was as a sculptor, draughtsman, graphic artist, stage designer, wall designer, creator of epochal dance projects and author. His vision was the “new” man living in functional architecture, thinking clearly and acting clearly in the modern age which would never again sink into the chaos of war.
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special edition
Ed. Agnes Husslein-Arco et al.

Looking at Monet

The Great Impressionist and His Influence on Austrian Art
"Looking at Monet" assembles works by the French painter Claude Monet (1840 – 1926) and presents them together with selected paintings and photographs by Austrian artists active during the same period.
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Herbert Beck

Miniatures
For more than thirty years the Tegernsee artist Herbert Beck (1920–2010) created numerous small watercolours which he himself called his miniatures. They arose from scraps of paper on which the painter, while working, wiped off his dripping paintbrush. Out of these random colour combinations Herbert Beck created small compositions in their own right, depicting atmospheric landscapes or expressive figures.
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Ed. Annegret Laabs

Max Uhlig

Grown Up in Front of Nature
Max Uhlig (* 1937 in Dresden) is one of the outstanding artistic personalities of the present day. For the first time a publication focuses exclusively on the entire oeuvre of the artist and shows a cross-section through 45 years of paintings and drawings which remain distinctive to this day for their spontaneity, their sparkling colour intensity and their characteristic web of lines and brushstrokes.
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Tilman Spengler et al.

Herbert Nauderer

Mouseman’s Land
Herbert Nauderer whisks viewers of his work away to a parallel world. The drawings, collages and retouched pictures that constitute his “Mausmannsland” (Mouseman’s Land) cycle coalesce into dark dream sequences. They are linked by the “Mausmann” (Mouseman), a figure wearing a black mask whose threatening silhouette is reminiscent of Mickey Mouse.
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Ed. Andrea C. Theil

Rita de Muynck

Under the Skin
Expressionistic and imbued with colour, the work of Rita De Muynck draws the observer into an autonomous world of experience. Dreams, the vigorous subconscious and synesthesia find sensual expression in her large figurative paintings and witty day and night drawings. This lavishly illustrated book presents her work from 1998 to 2013, accompanied by literary and scientific essays as well as personal contributions.
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Christian Ring et al.

Emil Nolde

Junge Kunst 11 - Farvens Fortryller Dänische Ausgabe
Sein virtuoser Umgang mit der Farbe und die unvergleichliche Ausdrucksstärke seiner Gemälde, Aquarelle und Ungemalten Bilder beglücken sein Publikum immer wieder aufs Neue und garantieren jeder seiner Ausstellungen größte Resonanz. Emil Nolde gehört zu den wichtigsten Protagonisten des Expressionismus und gilt als einer der zentralen Wegbereiter der Moderne. In enger Zusammenarbeit mit der Nolde Stiftung Seebüll widmet sich der neueste Band der Jungen ...
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Rudolf Berliner

Ornamental Design Prints

From the Fifteenth to the Twentieth Century
With their overwhelming wealth of forms, prints of designs of historic ornaments are a source of boundless inspiration for graphic artists and designers. They also allow collectors and art historians to reliably date works and classify styles. This cornucopia of design, published here for the first time in English, contains the finest images from the famous, hitherto out-of-print, and seminal work by Rudolf Berliner.
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Ed. Anna Lenz

Strong Women for Art

In conversation with Anna Lenz
Who are the companions of important  contemporary artists? The art collector Anna Lenz explores this question in 20  conversations, providing insights not only into a wide variety of women’s biographies, but also into ways of living with an artist.
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Verena Landau

Passages, Passengers, Places
This lavishly illustrated book presents a comprehensive overview of the career thus far of German artist Verena Landau,  documenting her projects from 1999 through 2013. Landau is particularly interested in the tense relationship between art and commerce, a theme that runs through several of her works.
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Uta Reinhardt

Roebuck, 2012
Uta Reinhardt’s compositions are compelling. Her paintings, most of which feature human or animal figures, cause the viewer to try to understand what is happening on the canvas. Figures, some only partly formed, are in strange positions and alien  situations, isolated and distant from each other and from the viewer.
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Ed. Maerzgalerie et al.

Hans Aichinger

Truth or Duty Englische Ausgabe
The oeuvre of the Leipzig-based artist Hans Aichinger (*1959) is dedicated to the representational. Figural compositions with a great density of content that can be ascribed to the New Leipzig School are executed in a hyper-realistic manner of painting and virtuoso artistic technique.
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K.H. Hödicke

Painting, Sculpture, Film
Karl Horst Hödicke is a pioneer of German Neo-Expressionism and the New Figuration movement. Together with Sigmar Polke, KP Brehmer and Wolf Vostell he has also been described using the label of Capitalist Realism. This book demonstrates Hödicke’s continuing impact on the Berlin art scene and provides an overview of his oeuvre, ranging from painting and sculpture to art objects and film.
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Baselitz is one of the most important artists of today. His works can be found in major museums around the world. For over 30 years, photographer Benjamin Katz has been documenting Baselitz at work in different studios. This volume now captures Baselitz’s exceptional life at work and at home.
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Benjamin Katz

Georg Baselitz, Derneburg, 1985, 2013
Baselitz is one of the most important artists of today. His works can be found in major museums around the world. For over 30 years, photographer Benjamin Katz has been documenting Baselitz at work in different studios. This volume now captures Baselitz’s exceptional life at work and at home.
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Ed. Toni Stooss

Flowers & Mushrooms

Englische Ausgabe
Flowers and mushrooms run the risk of being considered trivial subjects for contemporary art. However, in recent years they have experienced a revival as complex subjects as presented by contemporary artists, including Peter Fischli and David Weiss, David LaChapelle and Robert Mapplethorpe.
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IntroSpection

Xiao Hui Wang, Wang Xiaosong
Although now poised for widespread popularity in China, abstract art still has a special status compared to figurative art. Its appeal in recent years has been increased by photographic artist Xiao Hui Wang and installation artist  Wang Xiaosong, who seem »Western« in China and »Asian« to the West. Introspection analyses the latest works by these two renowned artists.
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Miniatures

From the Time of Marie Antoinette in the Tansey Collection
The Tansey miniatures, now housed in the Bomann Museum in Celle, form one of the most significant collections of European miniature paintings. »Miniatures from the time of Marie Antoinette in the Tansey Collection« is the fifth book in a series exploring this collection by key periods; 168 works, mostly by French artists, are examined in actual size using the  outstanding photographs of Birgitt Schmedding.
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Gerhard Richter is among the most prominent painters of the 20th and 21st centuries, with a career spanning almost 60 years. Beyond his monumental abstract and photo-realistic works, his working method, artistic processes and philosophy are less well known. The Belgian photographer Benjamin Katz captures the notoriously camera-shy artist at work.
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Max Seidel
Nicola and Giovanni Pisano – father and son – are the most important makers of Italian Gothic sculpture. Their pulpits (1260 –1311) in Pisa, Siena and Pistoia are materpieces of European sculpture and continue to amaze viewers.
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Ed. Suzanne Greub

William MacKendree

Vinyl Vocabulary
American-born painter William MacKendree has worked and exhibited throughout Europe since he began his career in 1987. His earliest works are marked by the integration of powerful linear configurations within vast expanses of canvas. These paintings served as the breeding ground for his subsequent elemental sign-like forms and objects. His later work features motifs from the urban environment and the natural world.
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Gustav Klimt

Drawings
On occasion of Gustav Klimt’s 150th birthday, the Albertina in Vienna and the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles have dedicated a special exhibition to this artist’s outstanding graphic work. This amply illustrated publication is the pinnacle of this project.
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Xenia Hausner

Damage
Xenia Hausner describes yearning for love and loneliness in fictitious biographies. Focussed on people, her powerful and colourfully explosive painting is rigorous in its emotionality. Her subjects are derived from our everyday world in which the established connections and known systems have been destroyed. For more information about the artist please visit www.xeniahausner.de
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Siculo-Arabic Ivories and Islamic Painting 1100–1300

Römische Studien der Bibliotheca Hertziana, Band 36
The painted ivories of Norman Sicily count among the most original creations known from medieval Palermo. These small, lavishly decorated objects reveal the fascination of the Norman kings for Islamic art and culture. This is the first book to be devoted exclusively to the Sicilian ivories since 1939. The text, drawn from proceedings of an international conference held in Berlin in 2007, contains essays by Marianne Barrucand, Jonathan Bloom, Anthony Cutler, Thomas Dittelbach, Erica ...
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Ed. Michael Schultz

SEO

Personal Cosmos
Ten years ago, the Korean artist SEO went to Berlin in search of traditional European painting. She stayed on and became the master pupil of Georg Baselitz. Today, the work of this internationally known artist can be found in many of the most important museums and collections, such as the Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim in New York.
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Eugen Schönebeck

1957–1967
This book is the first catalogue raisonné to bring together all the surviving canvases of Eugen Schönebeck. It also includes around 40 of the artist’s works on paper.
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Alexandre Cabanel

The Tradition of Beauty Englische Ausgabe
When the exhibition that sparked the publication of this book opened in the artist’s home-town of Montpellier towards the end of 2010, it was hailed as the »rebirth of a 19th Century master« and the rediscovery of a great painter. Amazingly, this volume is the first comprehensive retrospective of the life and works of the artist.
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The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is planning a spectacular exhibit juxtapositioning Rembrandt’s Night Watch and a specially commissioned work by Anselm Kiefer to reveal new aspects as a demonstration of artistic appreciation.
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Ed. Mariantonia Reinhard-Felice

The Secret Armoire

Corot's Figure Paintings and the World of Reading
The outstanding painting A Girl Reading by Camille Corot (1796–1875) is placed in the context of a selection of Corot’s paintings and drawings providing a key to his creative output in the genre of figure painting.
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Ed. Daniel Blau

Lucian Freud

Portraits
Freud is one of the most widely acclaimed British artists of our time; »Lucian Freud: Portraits«, with plentiful illustrations and essays by celebrated curator Sir Norman Rosenthal, brings Freud’s lesser-known etchings deservedly to the forefront of our appreciation of his art.
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Francesco Clemente

The Tarots
The work of painter Francesco Clemente has always drawn on many esoteric traditions. He finds inspiration in a variety of visual languages, ranging from the Tantric diagrams of India to the »Candomblé« ceremonial implements of Brazil.
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Anton Romako

Admiral Tegetthoff in the Naval Battle of Lissa
Anton Romako’s painting of “Admiral Tegetthoff in the Naval Battle of Lissa” is now celebrated as a visionary work, and is part of the canon of European art of the 19th century. This richly illustrated book traces the history of the picture and places it in the historical, military, and artistic context of its age.
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Ed. Renate Wiehager

Ampersand

A Dialogue Between Contemporary Art from South Africa & the Daimler Art Collection
In the year of the soccer World Cup in South Africa, the country’s cultural development is the focus of attention with an exhibition of international contemporary South African art in Berlin. The presentation of some 50 works embraces photography and video art alongside installations, sculptures and concept art.
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Alexander Dettmar Painting to Remember

The Destroyed German Synagogues
On the evening of November 9, 1938 the synagogues in almost all of Germany’s towns and cities went up in flames. The artist Alexander Dettmar has made it his task to save this lost cultural heritage from total oblivion by capturing the burnt-down buildings in his paintings.
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Ed. Richard Hüttel

Michael Triegel

Metamorphosis of the Gods
Michael Triegel (*1968) is among the most important representatives of the New Leipzig School. Along with landscape sketches, still lifes and portraits, it is principally mythological and religious subjects that bear witness to his very individual, multi-faceted idiom in the style of the great masters of the Italian Renaissance.
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Aris Kalaizis

Making Sky
The paintings of German-Greek artist Aris Kalaizis occupy the space between fiction and fact, motion and inertia. With a masterly brush Kalaizis creates scenarios where the subjects play enigmatically entwined roles and the world of shadows lives in defiant coexistence with light.
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The Morgan Library and Museum houses one of the finest and most renowned drawing collections in the world. This publication accompanies the exhibition by the Staatliche Graphische Sammlung München in the Pinakothek der Moderne and shows 100 master drawings from the 15th to the 20th century.
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Venite, adoremus

Geertgen tot Sint Jans and the adoration of the kings English version
Mainly active from 1480 to 1490 in Haarlem, Geertgen tot Sint Jans is considered the first of the major painters of the northern Netherlands. This publication examines the recently restored Winterthur panel, formerly attributed to Geertgen, in juxtaposition with his paintings depicting the biblical “Adoration” scene.
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Rita Adolff-Wollfarth

Partita in Light and Colour
With her catalogue, Rita Adolff-Wolffarth provides an insight into her rich artistic work. Her pieces are characterized by distinct and striking forms combined with the subtlety of colour, as converted from light.
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Ed. Hannelore Fischer

Käthe Kollwitz

A survey of her work 1867 - 1945
“I want to have an effect during this age in which people are so perplexed and in need of help.” This sentence, a diary entry from 1922, is the creed of a great artist. It is as topical today as it was then. Käthe Kollwitz (1867–1945) achieved worldwide respect with her drawings, printed graphics and sculptures even during her lifetime.
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Christoph Wagner

Johannes Itten

Catalogue raisonné Vol.III. Documents and Sources on the Biography. Graphic Work, Sculpture, Tapestries, Furniture. 1888-1967
The Swiss artist Johannes Itten (1888–1967) was not only a pioneering art theorist and a prominent teacher at the Bauhaus, but he also left an extensive and wide-ranging oeuvre which is only known in part today. The lavishly illustrated catalogue raisonné covers comprehensively and presents an appropriate appreciation of the entire range of his artistic oeuvre.
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Ed. Thomas Zuhr

All the Beauty at Hand

A Brief History of Hirmer Publishers
This attractively designed publication documents the work of Hirmer Verlag during the past 65 years. Since 1948 a total of over 1,100 titles have appeared under this brand name. True to the motto “Art books that set standards,” the publishers have always worked in the service of art, upholding their determination to maintain the very highest quality. A book about those who make books and those who sell them, about book art and art books, about partnership with museums and loyalty ...
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Ed. Hilti Art Foundation

Hilti Art Foundation. The Collection

Vol. 2: Art from 1950 to the Present Day
The private art collection of the Hilti Art Foundation includes over 200 top-quality paintings, sculptures and photographs from Classical Modernism to the present day. Volume 2 of the two-part catalogue of the collection presents 120 selected works from the middle of the twentieth century to the present day, from Josef Albers to Thomas Struth.
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Kurt Schwitters (1887–1948) is one of the most influential protagonists of the avant-garde, both as an artist and an author. With his utopia of the total Merz vision of the world he aimed at the unification of art and non-art. The art of assemblage and material art reached its first high point in his work; his Merzbau is regarded as a forerunner of present-day installations.
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Christoph Wagner

Johannes Itten

Catalogue Raisonné Vol.II. Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings. 1939-1967
The Swiss artist Johannes Itten (1888–1967) was not only a pioneering art theorist and a prominent teacher at the Bauhaus, but he also left an extensive and wide-ranging oeuvre which is only known in part today. The lavishly illustrated catalogue raisonné covers comprehensively and presents an appropriate appreciation of the entire range of his artistic oeuvre.
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Ed. Katia Baudin et al.

Folklore & Avant-Garde

The Reception of Popular Traditions in the Age of Modernism
The publication examines in depth the influence of folkloric traditions on the pioneers of Modernism in the develop- ment of their new artistic language. Craft objects and folk art are contrasted with masterpieces by artists of the avant-garde like Josef Albers, Sonia Delaunay, Johannes Itten, Vasily Kandinsky, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Pablo Picasso, Charles Sheeler and Sophie Taeuber-Arp.
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Ed. Annik Haldemann et al.
A major conference was held in 2018 in Davos, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner’s elective home, to mark the 80th anniversary of the artist’s death. The lavishly illustrated volume accompanying the event brings together international experts who present their approach to Kirchner’s creative work, thereby providing a multi-faceted overview of an œuvre that has lost none of its topicality to this day.
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Ed. Gerlinde Gruber et al.

Rubens's Great Landscape with a Tempest

Anatomy of a Masterpiece
The Great Landscape with a Tempest in Vienna is one of Peter Paul Rubens’s largest and most dramatic landscapes. Starting from the far-reaching discoveries during the latest restoration, the volume provides a comprehensive insight into the process of creation of this fascinating picture as well as its art-historical interpretation.
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Ed. Finbarr Barry Flood

There Where You Are Not

Selected Writings of Kamal Boullata
There Where You Are Not brings together the writings of celebrated Palestinian artist and theorist Kamal Boullata (b. 1942). Produced over four decades of exile in Europe, North Africa, and the United States, the essays explore intersections between aesthetics, history, and politics that are central to the historiography of modern Arab art.
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Ed. Burcu Dogramaci

Uninterrupted Fugue

Art by Kamal Boullata
Uninterrupted Fugue features a selection of critical essays about the art of Palestinian artist Kamal Boullata. Written by leading scholars and appearing for the first time in a single volume, this range of analytical perspectives on art and exile, modernity and tradition offers rare insights to readers interested in contemporary art beyond the Western canon.
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Marianne von Manstein et al.

Wilhelm Leibl

The Art of Seeing
Wilhelm Leibl (1844–1900) is regarded as one of the most significant portraitists and an important representative of Realism in Europe. With large-format illustrations of 40 paintings and 60 drawings, this volume accompanies the first comprehensive museum exhibition with a focus on portraits and representations of figures to be shown in Switzerland and Austria.
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Ed. Alexander Eiling et al.
Making van Gogh focuses on the œuvre of Vincent van Gogh in the context of its reception. The publication examines the particular role which German gallerists, collectors, critics and museums played in the story of his success. At the same time it sheds light on the importance of van Gogh as a role model for the avant-garde generation of artists.
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Hans-Michael Koetzle

László Moholy-Nagy

Great Masters in Art
László Moholy-Nagy (1895–1946), painter, photographer, Bauhaus teacher and founder of the “New Bauhaus” and the “School of Design” in Chicago, is one of the most important artist personalities of the modern age. As one of the first artists to work in multiple media, who practised painting, sculpture, photography, film and design as equally valid art genres, he set standards which are still relevant today.
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Icons

Worship and Adoration
When considering the term icon, how can the idea of cultic worship be connected with the concept of the transcendental today? The qualities of the traditional icon continue to have an effect, particularly in the spiritual presence and auratic power of many modern and contemporary artworks. This volume presents masterpieces which express aspects of spirituality and reverence in a variety of individual ways.
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Hilti Art Foundation. The Collection

Vol. 1: Classical Modernism 1880-1950
The private art collection of the Hilti Art Foundation includes over 200 top-quality paintings, sculptures and photographs from Classical Modernism to the present day. Volume 1 of the two-part catalogue of the collection presents 80 selected works from the late nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century, from Paul Gauguin to Alberto Giacometti.
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Paul Klee

Construction of Mystery
This opulent volume on Paul Klee celebrates one of the most important and productive artists of the twentieth century, whose work is as topical today as it ever was: growing out of the inner conflict of modern man, Klee’s imaginative works provide a link between the world of reason and the irrational “secrets” of human existence.
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Thomas Gainsborough

The Modern Landscape
Thomas Gainsborough (1727–88) is one of the great European painters of the 18th century. This volume is the first to present the English artist as a pivotal figure in the development of “modern” landscape painting, a genre in which his painterly experiments were particularly innovative.
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Splendor and Misery in the Weimar Republic

From Otto Dix to Jeanne Mammen
From the glamour of the Golden Twenties to the depths of the dark side of a world undergoing rapid change – the penetrating content of works by more than 60 artists recreates the age of the Weimar Republic, big-city life and the entertainment scene as well as the consequences of the First World War and socially controversial topics such as prostitution, political struggle and social tensions.
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Rubens

The Power of Transformation
Peter Paul Rubens is not only one of the most important painters of the Baroque; he is also a virtuoso of the art of transformation. More than virtually any other artist he sought inspiration in the works of other artists and was thus constantly reinventing his art in a highly radical manner. Here you can look over Rubens’s shoulder and immerse yourself in the creative process through which his masterpieces took shape.
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Jeanne Mammen. The Observer

Retrospective 1910–1975
The rediscovery of icons of the 1920s, “degenerate” experiments, magical-poetic abstractions – this wide-ranging publication shows the complete work of Jeanne Mammen (1890–1976), a Berlin artist on the threshold of the modern age. Her productive output mirrors the extreme circumstances she experienced, from war, destruction and poverty to the emergence from the ruins.
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Ed. Achim Gnann
Raphael is truly a universal genius of the High Renaissance — be it as a painter and architect in Florence and Rome or in the employment of popes and worldly rulers. His masterful drawings perfectly illustrate his thought and creative processes from the sketch all the way to the finished composition. Featuring about 150 drawings and paintings, the volume assembles all of the artist’s major projects.
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Ed. Joanne Northrup
From Alaska to the West Coast of North America, through Central America and down to Colombia; the region extends across vast distances, and its history, culture and the artists living there are equally full of contrasts and yet often very similar. “Unsettled” illuminates through some 200 artworks their creative approach in this tension field from the Pre-Columbian period to the modern age.
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Ed. Raymond Coffer et al.
The Viennese artist Richard Gerstl is still regarded as being an insider tip. And yet he was one of the most important artists in Vienna in around 1900, alongside Klimt, Schiele and Kokoschka. Although he was only 25 years old when he died, he created an exciting and unusual oeuvre. This volume accompanying the first comprehensive retrospective in Germany introduces all the aspects of this exceptional artist.  
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Divine Golden Ingenious

The Golden Ratio as a Theory of Everything?
Does a mystic, divine formula lie behind everything that is beautiful? For centuries the golden mean has been a subject of endless fascination. The ratio of the proportion can be seen in Nature; it runs through artistic design processes and it affects our perception of our surroundings. But how much of this apparent “world formula” is true, and how much of it is myth?
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Fernand Léger

Painting in Space
“The goal should be an understanding by all three parties: the wall, the architect and the painter”, observed the French artist Fernand Léger (1881–1955) in 1933. His projects reveal a willingness to try out new things and demonstrate his striving to extend painting beyond the boundaries of the easel and to integrate it into the social, everyday space. They shed new light on one of the influential artists of the twentieth century.  
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Egon Schiele

Almost a Lifetime
Today Egon Schiele (1890–1918) is celebrated as an artist at the forefront of the international stage, although he spent almost his entire life in Lower Austria and Vienna. This publication uses the most recent sources and previously unpublished photographs to show how Schiele developed essential elements of his expressive art and how influential it remains to this day.
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Ed. Sylvia Ferino et al.
The Spanish artist Diego Velázquez (1599–1660) was one of the most important painters of the Golden Age. Taking as its starting point a group of masterly children’s portraits from the high-profile collection of the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, this opulent volume shows a representative cross-section of Velázquez’s oeuvre, which also includes kitchen still lifes, religious subjects, mythological themes and history paintings.
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Bare Life

Bacon, Freud, Hockney and others. London artists working from life 1950-80 Englische Ausgabe
Between 1950 and 1980, a pioneering group of painters, began pursuing new directions in figurative art, investing representations of the human body with unprecedented expressiveness and depth and seeking to capture more accurately the truth of human existence. At the core were a few known as the School of London artists, but "Bare Life" also focuses on a wider circle with similar aspirations.
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Esprit Montmartre

Bohemian Life in Paris around 1900
Removed from the glamour of Paris during the French Belle Époque, the village-like district of Montmartre offered a bohemian refuge for many poets and artists. Esprit Montmartre explores this rich period of artistic production, its sociopolitical contexts and how they continue to influence the image of the artist and his subjects today.
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Uta Reinhardt

Painting
This book on the work of Uta Reinhardt is focused entirely on her painting. Through its fine colour reproductions, it draws the viewer into her enigmatic pictorial world of situation painting.
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Nude Men

from 1800 to the present day
Once firmly accepted social concepts such as “body”, “masculinity” and “nudity” have become less concrete over the past few decades. This volume presents an enthralling expedition into art history, tracing representations of naked men from the Age of Enlightenment to the present day.
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Nordic Art

The Modern Breakthrough 1860-1920
The late 19th and early 20th centuries marked a defining moment in Nordic art. Through more than two hundred paintings, »Nordic Art« tells the story of this important period. In dialogues between Scandinavian culture and other European contemporary art of the time, Nordic artists developed their own distinctive interpretations of realism, impressionism, and symbolism.
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Francesco Clemente

Nostalgia, Utopia
Francesco Clemente’s wide-eyed portraits and bold manipulations of images from art and popular culture have established him as one of today’s foremost artists. Clemente continues to draw inspiration from a wide range of cultural sources in this, his most recent series, Nostalgia, Utopia, currently on display at the Mary Boone Gallery in New York.
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Aris Kalaizis

Making Sky, 2008
The paintings of German-Greek artist Aris Kalaizis occupy the space between fiction and fact, motion and inertia. With a masterly brush Kalaizis creates scenarios where the subjects play enigmatically entwined roles and the world of shadows lives in defiant coexistence with light.
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