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Image for Black History / Black Vision: The Visionary Image in Texas

Black History / Black Vision: The Visionary Image in Texas

By: Adele, Lynne

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, The University of Texas at Austin: 1989

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 002837

ISBN: 0-935213-15-5

Condition: Very Good


94 pages; 46 illustrations in b&w or color, including photograph-portraits of the 6 artists: John W. Banks, Ezekiel Gibbs, Frank Jones, Naomi Polk, The Reverend Johnnie Swearingen, Willard "The Texas Kid" Watson. All are artists from and who have had artistic impact on Texas and its region. View more info

Image for Sugaring Off: The Maple Sugar Paintings of Eastman Johnson

Sugaring Off: The Maple Sugar Paintings of Eastman Johnson

By: Allen, Brian T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Williamstown, Mass, Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002842

ISBN: 0-300-10351-4

Condition: Fine


56 pages; 28 color illustrations. The author makes interesting points about Johnson's attempts at metaphor and the enthusiasm, or lack of, by patrons. View more info

Image for Albert Bierstadt: Art & Enterprise

Albert Bierstadt: Art & Enterprise

By: Anderson, Nancy K.; Linda S. Ferber; Helena E. Wright

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Brooklyn / New York, The Brooklyn Museum / Hudson Hills Press: 1990

Edition: Stated first edition

Seller ID: 004819

ISBN: 0872731251

Condition: Fine


327 pages; 81 color plates; numerous b&w text illustrations. The famous exhibition that brought Bierstadt and Western landscape to the front. A beautifully produced catalog. Interesting, a pictorial dustjacket identical to the softcover wrappers. Clean throughot, tight binding; as new. View more info

Image for Invitation '76: Cowette, Hartman, Rose

Invitation '76: Cowette, Hartman, Rose

By: Anonymous

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Walker Art Center: 1976

Seller ID: 003636

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


2 8-page folded pamphlets informing of the exhibition and the artists. The artists: Thomas Cowette, Stephen Hartman, Thomas Rose. One pamphlet has representations of the artists' work, chronology, brief essays and a full list of exhibited works. View more info

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Studio Arts Faculty Exhibition 1972

By: Anonymous

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press: 1972

Seller ID: 003643

ISBN: no

Condition: Fine


Works of 25 artists illustrated in b&w and with brief captions. View more info

Image for Invitation '77: Ten Painters

Invitation '77: Ten Painters

By: Anonymous

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Walker Art Center: 1977

Seller ID: 003685

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


24 pages; b&w reproductions. Paintings, drawings, collages by artists from Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Clean throughout. View more info

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Thomas Cole

By: Baigell, Mathew

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Watson-Guptill: 1981

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 002454

ISBN: 0823006476

Condition: Very Good


84 pages; 32 color plates; b&w text illustrations; bibliography. View more info

Image for John Marin, Modernism at Midcentury

John Marin, Modernism at Midcentury

By: Balken, Debra Bricker

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Haven / Andover, Yale Un iversity Press / Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004974

ISBN: 030014993X

Condition: Fine


108 pages; 57 color plates of Marin's works plus other text illustrations. Exhibition Checklist; Selected Bibliography. The exhibition focused on Marin's work from the 1930s to the early 1950s. Handsome catalogue. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

Image for Georgia O'Keeffe: Color and Conservation

Georgia O'Keeffe: Color and Conservation

By: Barilleaux, René Paul and Sarah Whitaker Peters

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Jackson, Mississippi Museum of Art: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003418

ISBN: 1887422110

Condition: Fine


167 pages. This is a catalogue built around dozens of letters between the artist and her conservator and about 40 paintings, which are beautifully reproduced on coated paper. If you've ever wondered about color and its changing qualities, or about the wear-and-tear on paintings going on exhibition, or if you'd like an inside look at an artist's own reflection on her methods of applying paint, this is a good choice. A lavish work. View more info

Image for American Painting: History and Interpretation

American Painting: History and Interpretation

By: Barker, Virgil

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1950

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed by the author

Seller ID: 002812

Condition: Very Good


717 pages; b&w illustrations. Inscribed to "Mr. and Mrs. Lowe", perhaps the patrons of the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami where the author was a trustee. Joe and Emily Lowe's gift to the University was made in 1950 the year of this book's publication. View more info

Image for Faces of a New Nation: American Portraits of the 18th and Early 19th Centuries / Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin

Faces of a New Nation: American Portraits of the 18th and Early 19th Centuries / Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin

By: Barratt, Carrie Rebora

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art: 2003

Seller ID: 002618

Condition: Very Good.


56 pages. Met Bulletin Summer 2003. 39 color illustrations, many full page; "further reading". View more info

Image for Conrad Wise Chapman: Artist & Soldier of the Confederacy

Conrad Wise Chapman: Artist & Soldier of the Confederacy

By: Bassham, Ben L.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Kent, Ohio, The Kent State University Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003716

ISBN: 0873385934

Condition: Very Good


328 pages; 20 color plates, 134 b&w. Chapman sketched the Civil War scene while on duty with the Confederacy. Some notable sites and persons were drawn by him. He dies in 1910: his carrer went beyond the war. Extensive bibliography. Fine condition except for a discreet rubber stamp of the previous owner on the front pastedown endpaper. View more info

Image for Barbara Chase-Riboud: The Malcolm X Steles

Barbara Chase-Riboud: The Malcolm X Steles

By: Basualdo, Carlos (Edited by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museum of Art: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004973

ISBN: 0876332467

Condition: Fine


120 pages. Numerous illustrations. Catalogue of the Exhibition at The Philadelphia Museum of Art. Includes several of the Malcom X steles as well as other sculptures; drawings; drawings of monuments. Text by several, including the artist, herself. Illustrated checklist of all the Malcolm X Steles. Illustrated Chronology. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

Image for Background With Figures: Autobiography of Cecilia Beaux

Background With Figures: Autobiography of Cecilia Beaux

By: Beaux, Cecilia

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002968

Condition: Very Good


356 pages; 27 illustrations, including frontispiece; index. Well told. Light blue paper boards with dark blue cloth backing, paper titles label on the spine. Spine darkened; titles label cracked but whole; innards clean and tight, about fine. View more info

Image for John Marin, The Man and His Work

John Marin, The Man and His Work

By: Benson, E.M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washiington, The American Federation of Arts: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002963

Condition: Very Good


112 pages; 51 illustrations, most b&w. A consideration of Marin and his work in "his sixty-fifth year". Nice copy, spine lightly sunned. View more info

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American Folk Painting

By: Black, Mary and Jean Lipman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Clarkson N. Potter: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003799

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


244 pages; 215 illustrations color and b&w. Comprehensive bibliography. Pages and plates in nearly fine condition; binding tight; boards clean; spine lightly rubbed. View more info

Image for The Life and Death of Andy Warhol

The Life and Death of Andy Warhol

By: Bockris, Victor

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002461

ISBN: 0553057081

Condition: Fine


392 pages; b&w photographs. View more info

Image for Milk and Eggs: The American Revival of Tempera Painting, 1930-1950

Milk and Eggs: The American Revival of Tempera Painting, 1930-1950

By: Boyle, Richard J.; Hilton Brown; Richard Newman (Essays by)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chadds Ford, PA, Brandywine River Museum: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004838

Condition: Fine


232 pages; numerous illustrations, color and b&w, including technical measurement charts. Published to accompany an exhibition; Checklist of 60 paintings; Bibliography. "When and why the tempera medium appeared in North America and how within a brief period it was adopted by many artists of geographical and stylistic diversity?" Scientific analysis of several paintings was included in the research of the question, which went on over a decade. Clean throughout; ti... View more info

Image for The Paintings of Sylvia Plimack Mangold

The Paintings of Sylvia Plimack Mangold

By: Brutvan, Cheryl

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Hudson Hills Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003406

ISBN: 1555951031

Condition: Fine


142 pages; 60 catalogued color plates; more tha 30 b&w text illustrations, including biographical photos. Published in conjunction with the retrospective exhibition organized by the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo then traveling to other cities. Clean throughout, no marks. View more info

John Storrs Drawings: Figures, Monuments and Abstract Forms

By: Carberry, Valerie

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Chicago, Robert Henry Adams Fine Art: 2001

Seller ID: 005110

ISBN: no

Condition: Fine


John Storrs (1885-1956) modernist American artist. 29 plates; catalogue entries at the back. Clean throughout; binding tight. View more info