Cover for Fascinating Glass
Dietrich Götze et al.

Fascinating Glass

The Renate and Dietrich Götze Collection
Glass is a magical material through which light can shine. Throughout its millennial history, its colourful splendour and malleability have always exerted a particular fascination and a creative attraction. The book offers a profound and lavishly documented panorama of artistic glass design in Europe and the United States since the 1870s.
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Ed. Michaela Appel et al.

Inspired by Country

Bark Paintings from Northern Australia
The Gerd and Helga Plewig Collection of Bark Paintings from Northern Australia with works mainly from the 1950s to 1970s is currently considered the best collection of its kind outside of Australia. It includes works from the Kimberley, Wadeye, the Tiwi Islands, Arnhem Land and Groote Eylandt by artists like Yirawala, Mawalan Marika and Mungurrawuy Yunupingu.
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Ed. Dakota Hoska et al.

Here, Now

Indigenous Arts of North America at the Denver Art Museum
"Here, Now: Indigenous Arts of North America at the Denver Art Museum" features 200 of the museum’s most notable Indigenous artworks. It reinterprets the collection and reveals new insights into the historic and contemporary work of Indigenous artists. Contributions by Indigenous authors reflect on the collection and current issues.
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Ed. Thomas Zuhr

All the Beauty at Hand

A Brief History of Hirmer Publishers
Founded in 1948, Hirmer Publishers soon established a name for art books produced to the highest standards. Over the past decade they have become equally well-known in English-speaking countries, with a reputation as one of the most prestigious publishers in this field. This survey of English titles from 2010 to 2020 encompasses a wealth of subjects across the centuries, from antiquity to the modern age.  
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Cover for Florine Stettheimer
Barbara Bloemink
This first full biography confirms Florine Stettheimer as one of the 20th century’s most significant, progressive artists whose work remains highly relevant today. Stettheimer was a feminist and a multi-media artist who painted several sexually explicit, political works examining identity issues documenting New York City’s growth as the center of cultural life, finance, and entertainment between the World Wars..
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Ed. Ute Franke et al.

Iran

Five Millennia of Art and Culture
Lying between deserts, mountain chains and seas, Iran developed a fascinating cultural landscape. 360 objects from the time of the first advanced civilisations during the 3rd millennium BC until the end of the Safavid Empire in the early 18th century illustrate the outstanding significance of Iran as the initiator and centre of intercultural exchange.
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Ed. Amy Torbert et al.

Art Along the Rivers

A Bicentennial Celebration
"Art Along the Rivers" coincides with the Missouri state bicentennial. It presents extraordinary objects produced or collected within a 150-mile region around St. Louis. Beginning with the ancient Mississippian culture followed by the Osage, French, African American, German, British, and artists today, these communities developed rich artistic traditions that have vibrant legacies.
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Ed. Medill Higgins Harvey et al.

Modern Gothic

The Inventive Furniture of Kimbel and Cabus, 1863-1882
Kimbel and Cabus were among the most progressive design reformers of their time. This is the first publication to explore the timeless American immigrant success story of the trailblazing New York City design team who captured national attention with their imaginative furniture forms and defined a significant aesthetic in the United States.
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Ed. Tameka Ellington et al.

Textures

The History and Art of Black Hair
The book synthesizes research in history, fashion, art and visual culture to reassess the hair story of peoples of African descent. Long a fraught topic for African Americans and others in the diaspora, Black hair is here addressed by artists, barbers and activists in both its historical perceptions and its ramifications for self and society today.
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Cover for The Aztecs
Ed. Martin Berger et al.
Five hundred years ago, the landing of Hernán Cortés in Mexico marked the end of the Aztec Empire. This volume presents the wealth of this culture with spectacular, sometimes unpublished finds: rare feathered shields, impressive stone sculptures, precious mosaic masks and goldwork as well as brilliantly coloured illustrated manuscripts bring the world of the Aztecs to life.
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Ed. Bettina Zorn

The Elegance of Hosokawa

Tradition of a Samurai Family
Members of the Daimyō Hosokawa family served the shogun from the Muromachi Period (1333–1568) as samurai. But the Hosokawa achieved fame not only for their success as warriors. As patrons of the arts and artists across the centuries, they enlarged and cared for an exclusive collection which this volume presents through exquisite pieces.  
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Klaus Peter Dencker et al.

Peter Weber

Volume 1: Structure and Folding. Volume 2: Catalogue Raisonné 1968-2018
Created in one piece and without cutting the surface, Peter Weber’s works position the phenomenon of folding in the field of vision of their viewers. The entire bandwidth of his oeuvre, extending back over 50 years, is now being compiled and acknowledged in a two-volume catalogue raisonné.
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Cover for Lacquer Friends of the World
Ed. Patricia Frick et al.
Monika Kopplin is leaving and going into retirement after almost thirty years as the Director of the Museum for Lacquer Art. She has contributed in no small measure to the international reputation of the institution. To mark the occasion, the special volume “Lacquer Friends of the World” presents 24 artists from eight nations who have accompanied her over the years.
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Ed. Michael Buddeberg et al.

From the Land of the Snow Lion

Tibetan Treasures from the 15th to the 20th Century
The catalogue presents for the first time the rich Tibetan artistic heritage through the collection of Michael and Justyna Buddeberg: carpet manufacture, craftwork in metal and the manufacture of furniture. Previously neglected aspects of everyday Tibetan culture are explored and make the catalogue an essential starting point for further research.  
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Cover for Russian Lacquer
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. Röbbig München

Meissen Snuffboxes

of the eighteenth century
Powdered tobacco, originally used in Europe as a medicine, became a fashionable  stimulant in high society during the eighteenth century. Precious little containers, known as tabatières (snuffboxes), were important accessories for elegant ladies and gentlemen. The publication presents 124 of the finest snuffboxes.
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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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Gunther Gerlach

Sculpture and Space
Gunther Gerlach, born in 1952, has forged a completely new direction in the long tradition of wood sculpture. This publication provides insight into a period of artistic creativity spanning 35 years and characterised by his total dedication to this living material.
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Ed. Gabriel Mayer et al.

Franz Mayer of Munich

Architecture, Glass, Art Englische-Cover Ausgabe
Franz Mayer of Munich is one of the world’s foremost studios for mosaics and stained glass. Founded in 1847, it is dedicated to the restoration of historic works, as well as the execution of contemporary projects for artists and architecture from around the world. It is justly known for its commitment to maintaining the highest standards of quality.
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Clifford Ross

Through the Looking Glass
Multimedia artist Clifford Ross looks beyond the natural world to uncover a world bound only by the imagination, much like in Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking Glass. Images are reversed and landscapes reimagined. Ross uses old and new methods to produce exceptionally beautiful and radically redesigned conceptions of reality, presenting his own digital vision.
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Cover for Nicola and Giovanni Pisano
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. Daniel Blau et al.

Fish Hooks of the Pacific Islands

A pictorial guide to the fish hooks from the peoples of the Pacific Islands
The fish hook derives its form from its practical intention - to catch a fish. But in cultures where fishing is and always has been a main livelihood, the crafting of fish hooks becomes an Art. This volume features more than 600 fish hooks used by the peoples of the Pacific Islands, with life-size illustrations and accompanying texts.
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Collector's edition

Christina von Bitter

Untitled, 2011 Collector's Edition A
Through her experiments with extremely light materials, Christina von Bitter has developed an exciting series of three-dimensional translucent objects. This volume provides an insight into the multifaceted work of a sculptress who primarily resorts to paper and wire when creating sculptures which seem to defy gravity.
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special edition
Paul von Lichtenberg

Mohn & Kothgasser

Transparent bemaltes Biedermeierglas Transparent-Enamelled Biedermeier Glass
This unique reference book compares the artistic glass enamels of Samuel and Gottlob Mohn with those of Anton Kothgasser. The book explores the differences and similarities in decoration and painting by showing important glasses in museums and otherwise inaccessible private collections, with never-before-seen essays, photographs and enlarged details.
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Hans Christoph Jokisch et al.

Emblems of Eminence

German Renaissance Portrait Medals
Eine der weltweit bedeutendsten Privatsammlungen von Renaissance-Medaillen des Dürer-Zeitalters, hier erstmals gezeigt und beschrieben, gibt einen faszinierenden Einblick in die Reformationszeit. Die Bildnisse von Kaiser, Fürsten, Kaufleuten, Reformatoren sowie die Bibelszenen entsprechen der Gemäldekunst eines Dürer, Cranach und Holbein.
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Ed. Claus-Peter Haase

A Collector's Fortune

Islamic Art from the Collection of Edmund de Unger Englische Ausgabe
Masterpieces from the world-renowned Keir collection of Islamic art are comprehensively shown, for the first time, in this publication. A selection of 112 exquisite objects instills an appreciation for the wealth and magnificence of oriental art, with a focus on filling gaps between more widely represented styles and periods with particularly rare and unusal finds.
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special edition
Samuel Wittwer

The Gallery of Meissen Animals

Augustus the Strong's Menagerie for the Japanese Palace in Dresden Englische Ausgabe
In 1731, the elector-king Augustus the Strong of Saxony commissioned the Royal Porcelain Manufactory in Meissen to create several hundred life-size porcelain birds and other animals to adourn the Japanese Palace in Dresden. By January 1736, 412 birds and 160 quadrupeds had been delivered His Majesty.
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new
Ed. Katharina Beisiegel et al.

Rediscovered & Reunited

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner's Frames and Paintings
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner regarded the picture and its frame as a unit. Contrary to Kirchner’s intention that they belong together, over the years some paintings were separated from their original frames. In the present publication they are reunited in a remarkable exhibition, allowing us to rediscover a chapter of modernism which has often been overlooked.
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released on 09/2024
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new
Ed. Helen Hirsch et al.

Gunta Stölzl & Johannes Itten

Textile Universen / Textile Universes
Gunta Stölzl (1897–1983) and the Swiss artist Johannes Itten (1888–1967) were Bauhaus teachers who met in the experimental field at important stages of their biographies from their time at the Bauhaus in Weimar until well into the 1960s. This volume assembles in picturesque detail their impressive contributions to the art of textile design.
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ca. 42,00 $ [US]
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Cover for Ted Partin
Collector's edition

Ted Partin

Mobile, 2013
In his photographic work, Ted Partin devotes himself to the image of the human being, one of the great emotional core themes of photographic history. Partin’s view of a youthful American society is presented for the first time in a museum context.
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