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Ed. Thierry-Maxime Loriot

Viktor&Rolf

Fashion Statements
For more than three decades, Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren have been exploring with breathtaking virtuosity the boundaries between the worlds of haute couture and art. The book reflects the duo’s passions, obsessions and singular vision of their unconventional approach to design.
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50,00 £ [UK]
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Ed. Boris Perez Vasquez et al.

Upcycling Havana

Fashion, Art & Architecture
Havanna – the vibrant capital of Cuba – delights the visitor with its brightly coloured façades, American vintage cars and Caribbean flair. Along with the city’s tourist hotspots, this guidebook leads you to the latest workshops of sustainable fashion designers and selected "upcycled" architectural highlights as well as trendy bars and shops which enable you to experience Havana in a completely new way as it undergoes its current transformation into a modern city. ...
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19,95 £ [UK]
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Ed. Stephan Koja

Hercules of the Arts

Johann Adam Andreas I von Liechtenstein and Vienna around 1700
The publication focuses on Prince Johann Adam Andreas I of Liechtenstein (1657–1712). His skilful economic policies enabled him to increase his fortune. He purchased important artworks, invested in building projects and their artistic design, founded a city district and developed Italian art and architecture in Vienna in around 1700.
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35,00 £ [UK]
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Ed. Jelena Hahl-Fontaine

Kandinsky

A Life in Letters 1889-1944
Wassily Kandinsky was not only the inventor of abstract painting, but also its gifted propagandist. His letters reveal an artist who thought deeply and communicated and organised incessantly. He was also a straightforward and warm-hearted individual. It seems surprising that a significant part of his correspondence has remained unpublished.
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29,95 £ [UK]
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Ed. Stephanie Buhmann et al.

Roma Artist Ceija Stojka

What Should I Be Afraid of?
This is the first English monograph on the artist Ceija Stojka (1933 –2013). Beginning in the 1980s, Stojka created over a thousand drawings and paintings, whose subjects range from landscapes and recollections of her happy, prewar existence as part of a large horse-trading family to the mounting oppression of the Roma under the Nazi regime.
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19,95 £ [UK]
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Ed. Beate Fricke

Holy Smoke

Censers Across Cultures
"Holy Smoke: Censers Across Cultures" investigates the practice of incense – the use of material objects to communicate with the divine – in religious context as it has been used in cultures worldwide across historical periods, religions, and cultures.
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45,00 £ [UK]
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Ed. David Evans Frantz et al.

Trans Hirstory in 99 Objects

Hardcover Edition
Surveying over four centuries, this volume brings together a wide-ranging selection of artworks and artefacts that highlight under-recognised histories of trans and gender-nonconforming communities. Through the contributions of artists, writers, poets, activists, and scholars, this title reflects on historical erasure to imagine trans futures.
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35,00 £ [UK]
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Ed. Guido Messling et al.

Renaissance in the North

Holbein, Burgkmair, and the Age of the Fuggers
Hans Holbein the Elder and Hans Burgkmair are regarded alongside Albrecht Dürer as the forerunners of Renaissance painting in Germany. The prosperous Imperial and trading city of Augsburg was an important centre during this artistic golden age. By means of high-quality works this volume presents a comprehensive insight into the epochal revolution from the Middle Ages to the modern age.
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52,00 £ [UK]
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Ed. Michael Duncan

Advance of the Rear Guard

Ceeje Gallery: Out of the Mainstream in 1960s California
Los Angeles art of the past is a treasure trove, awaiting full excavation. Hiding in plain sight have been offbeat and lyrical works by an ethnically diverse group of artists who exhibited in a 1960s gallery with an alternative take on the mainstream: Ceeje Gallery, the dream project of gay couple, Cecil Hedrick and Jerry Jerome.
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39,95 £ [UK]
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Florian Holzherr

Wall of Death

Motodrome. The Oldest Travelling Steep Wall in the World. Since 1928
Donald Ganslmeier and his colleagues on the Wall of Death of the motordrome are amongst the last of their kind. Their art is threatened with extinction. The photographer Florian Holzherr has created a powerful memorial to the action-packed life around the boards that signify the world. His black-and-white photos of the daredevil motorcyclists and the accompanying texts show the myth of the Wall of Death in a fascinating new way.
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69,00 £ [UK]
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