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Ed. Ingrid Pfeiffer

Fantastic Women

Surreal Worlds from Meret Oppenheim to Frida Kahlo
Frida Kahlo was just one of them: between 1930 and the 1960s many more women artists contributed to the Surrealist movement than has hitherto been assumed. The male Surrealists surrounding André Breton mostly saw them only as partners or models, but this volume shows how much more these women artists had to offer.
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Ed. Meredith Malone

Multiplied

Edition MAT and the Transformable Work of Art, 1959-1965
In 1959 Daniel Spoerri pioneered ...
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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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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. 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. 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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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. Thomas Föhl et al.

Neues Museum Weimar

Van de Velde, Nietzsche and Modernism around 1900
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Florian Strob

Bauhaus Dessau

Architecture
“Art and technology: a new unit” – It was with this slogan that the Bauhaus moved to Dessau in 1925/26. The seven years in Dessau were most productive for the designers and architects at the Bauhaus. This illustrated volume presents the Bauhaus buildings in Dessau in words and pictures and offers new perspectives on these icons of modern architecture.
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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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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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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. 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

The Great Masters of 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. Mark Dean Johnson et al.

Contraption

Rediscovering California Jewish Artists
The first book to examine the achievements of California artists of Jewish descent, "Contraption" illustrates how sixteen artists use the metaphor of the machine to understand and depict how the individual aligns his or her identity with the workings of an at times incomprehensible social system. The compelling works showcased in this catalogue illuminate the humor and drama of a century on the West coast.
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Thorsten Sadowsky

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

The Great Masters of 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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Klaus Fußmann

Vincent van Gogh

The Great Masters of 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

The Great Masters of 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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Markus Müller

Pablo Picasso

The Great Masters of 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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Diethard Leopold

Richard Gerstl

The Great Masters of 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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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. 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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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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Ed. Christoph Rauhut

Modernism London Style

The Art Deco Heritage
»Modernism London Style« chronicles the creativity of the architects and designers of the period, as well as the currents in the city’s culture that helped shape their work. Architecture scholar Adam Caruso sheds light on the key features of the Art Deco style and architectural historian Christoph Rauhut and photographer Niels Lehmann capture the architectural Art Deco heritage of London in a photographic tour.
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Niklas Maak

Le Corbusier

The Architect on the Beach
The mastermind behind what he termed beautiful and functional »machines for living« Le Corbusier has long been recognised as one of the foremost figures in the international style of architecture. Yet, beginning in the 1940s, the famed architect and urbanist increasingly took modernism in a new direction that has until now been insufficiently considered – and little understood.
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Line and Sculpture in Dialogue

Rodin, Giacometti, Modigliani...
The line is a central theme in 20th century sculpture. On the basis of over 50 masterpieces from the first class art collection of the Kasser/Mochary Family Foundation, this book provides an enlightening perspective on the art of Modernsim and its development towards abstraction by juxtaposing sculpture and graphic art. This focus on line leads to an often surprising view. The aim of finding a figure in a single line defined the graphic work of subsequent generations of artists. Paul ...
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Ed. Max Seidel

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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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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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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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. 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. Thomas Köhler et al.

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. Max Hollein et al.

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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Ed. Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen

Alexander Calder

Avant-Garde in Motion Englische Ausgabe
Alexander Calder is one of the most important American artists of the twentieth century. This lavishly illustrated book focuses on Calder’s works of the 1930s and 1940s, a period in which the sculptor experimented with wildly different artistic directions.
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Ed. Elisabeth Leopold et al.

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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Ed. Marion Beckers et al.

Eva Besnyö

Budapest - Berlin - Amsterdam
Eva Besnyö was not only an exceptionally gifted photographer but was also politically active during her lifetime: she acquired her photographic skills in the studio of József Pécsi in Budapest, became aware of the aesthetics of modern photography in the early 1930s in Berlin and became a respected master photographer in Amsterdam.
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