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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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Ed. Ute Ackermann et al.

Bauhaus Museum Weimar

The Bauhaus Comes from Weimar
The Bauhaus originated in Weimar and returns to a new building there in the spring of 2019. In the newly built Bauhaus Museum Weimar the treasures of the world’s oldest Bauhaus collection will be shown as an ensemble. This volume does not only present design icons, however; it also provides by means of a large number of additional objects a glimpse behind the façade of the Bauhaus myth.
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Ed. Anke Blümm et al.

Haus am Horn

Bauhaus Architecture in Weimar
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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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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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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. Gaëlle Morel et al.

True to the Eyes

The Howard and Carole Tanenbaum Photography Collection
This catalogue, published in conjunction with an accompanying exhibition at the Ryerson Image Centre in Toronto, Canada, presents a selection of more than 200 photographs from the extraordinary and eclectic collection of Howard and Carole Tanenbaum.
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Ed. Hermann Mayer et al.

James Loeb

Sammler und Mäzen in München, Murnau und weltweit / Collector and Patron in Munich, Murnau and Beyond
James Loeb (1867–1933), the son of a German-Jewish banker in New York, followed his artistic and art historical inclinations and used his tremendous financial wealth for the purpose of cultural and social philanthropism. This publication examines the patron’s life and work and outlines his scholarly achievements.
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Ed. Kerstin Jesse et al.

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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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. Deutsche Bundesbank et al.
How were Germany’s gold reserves created, and what role has gold played as a means of payment over the centuries? What meaning have gold reserves had in the past, and what is their significance in the present? This book provides a vivid illustration of the Bundesbank’s gold reserves, presenting them in such an informative way that readers will almost feel as if they can reach out and touch them.
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Ed. Udo Kittelmann

Hello World

Revising a Collection
What could the primarily Western collection of the Nationalgalerie look like today if a global understanding of art had informed its development? Looking at artworks from non-European centres of Modernism and their activities, untold stories and overlooked connections are picked up and developed.
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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. Dr. David Zemanek
Like many great artists, Heinz Mack also found inspiration in African art. His artistic expeditions into the African desert and his encounters with the special light, the people and the architecture have continued to influence his art to this day. His collection of African art is being published for the first time.  
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Ed. Maria Santangelo

A Princely Pursuit

The Malcolm D. Gutter Collection of Early Meissen Porcelain
"A Princely Pursuit" highlights more than seventy pieces from the Meissen porcelain collection of Malcolm D. Gutter. Promised to the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, the collection’s roughly 170 works focus on exemplary early examples from the German manufactory and trace the evolution and experimentation of Meissen wares.
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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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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. 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. 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. Filiz Çakır Phillip

Arts of the East

Highlights of Islamic Art from the Bruschettini Collection
The Bruschettini Foundation is world-renowned for its collection of Islamic and Asian art. This fine publication reproduces a fascinating selection of 13th- to 17th-century carpets, textiles, polychrome Iznik wares, paintings, and precious inlaid metalwork chosen from the collection, revealing the enduring allure of Islamic masterpieces.
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Ed. Wolfgang Felten
“Art is art and everything else is everything else.” With this quotation after Ad Reinhardt, Wolfgang Felten hit the nail squarely on the head: art obeys its own rules. The author and photographer have joined together in a unique illustrated book to show this without surrendering the visual to the argumentative.
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We use money every day in the form of banknotes, coins or credit on our bank account. We pay online on the internet, take out loans and save money on bank accounts. But what is money really? Where does it come from? Who controls the banks? What are the tasks of a central bank and how does monetary policy work?
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Ed. Art Centre Basel et al.

New Museums

Intentions, Expectations, Challenges
The past decade was characterised by a real museum boom which persists today. Throughout the world museums have been built that are as unique as the art they contain, and the process continues. This volume assembles approximately 15 of these museums, designed and realised by the who’s who of the architect scene.
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Ed. Art Centre Basel et al.

MUSÉES DU XXIe SIÈCLE

VISIONS, AMBITIONS, DÉFIS
The past decade was characterised by a real museum boom which persists today. Throughout the world museums have been built that are as unique as the art they contain, and the process continues. This volume assembles approximately 15 of these museums, designed and realised by the who’s who of the architect scene.
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Ed. Stephan Berg et al.

The KiCo Collection

Mentally Yellow. High Noon
Over the past 20 years the KiCo Collection has become one of the most important collections of contemporary art. Having started with Colour Painting, today it includes the entire spectrum of picture-related contemporary art, from panel paintings to installations. The catalogue shows central blocks of works from the collection, including masterpieces by Marcia Hafif, Maria Lassnig, Katharina Grosse, Wolfgang Tillmans and Olafur Eliasson.
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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. 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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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. 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. 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. 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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special edition
Ed. Toni Stooss

Fotografie im Fokus

Die Sammlung Fotografis der Bank Austria
Aufrechte Haltung, der Blick in die Ferne gerichtet, auf dem Schoß ein schweres Buch – das aufwendig inszenierte Porträt der Dichterin Edith Sitwell fasziniert und provoziert zugleich. Diese und rund 600 weitere Kunstfotografien aus aller Welt wurden in der Sammlung Fotografis der Bank Austria zusammengetragen. Sie verraten viel über die Geschichte der Fotografie von ihren Anfängen bis in die Gegenwart. Seit 2009 ist die Sammlung als Dauerausstellung im Museum der ...
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Ed. Toni Stooss

Focus on Photography

The Fotografis Bank Austria Collection Englische Ausgabe
Fotografis, Bank Austria’s unique collection of international historical photographs, traces the development of photography from its beginnings as an artistic medium to the 1970s. The focus of this publication is a selection of these world famous photographs, which are kept at the Museum der Moderne in Salzburg.
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Bernd Pappe et al.

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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Ed. Miguel Helfrich

Masterpieces of the Gipsformerei

Art manufactury of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin since 1819 Englische Ausgabe
In the 19th century plaster replicas of historical art objects represented the fulfilment of the old dream of a museum which contained the world’s masterpieces. The Berlin manufactory provides a journey through different cultures from antiquity to the present.
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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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Ed. Hilti Art Foundation

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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The Lansdowne Collection once included 100 classical sculptures. It was essentially started by Gavin Hamilton (1723–1798), one of the most successful British explorers of the sites of antiquity during the 18th century. His enthusiasm and his acute aesthetic judgement inspired his patrons to assemble the collection for the specially designed gallery in Lansdowne-House.
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