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Image for Orpheus, Modern Culture and the 1913 Renaissance [ Painting & Sculpture, Architecture & Crafts, Music-The Novel, Poetry & Drama, Cinema-Radio-TV, Education-History] A Panoramic Survey, Commemorative Edition-1960

Orpheus, Modern Culture and the 1913 Renaissance [ Painting & Sculpture, Architecture & Crafts, Music-The Novel, Poetry & Drama, Cinema-Radio-TV, Education-History] A Panoramic Survey, Commemorative Edition-1960

By: Barzun, Henri Martin

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Henri Martin Barzun: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by the author

Seller ID: 004572

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


148 pages. Dr. Barzun was a poet and a founder-director of arts groups in France and the United States. Here he offers analysis and opinion on the several areas mentioned within the title. Orpheus. "As a Commemorative Book not meant for the public, it also intends to express the author's indebtedness and gratitude to the Institutions which sponsored his cultural labors in France and America over the years, as well as the many co-workers, artists, writers, educators, critics and patrons, whose invaluable contributions are gathered or recorded in the very pages of the Survey. To all of them,... View more info

Image for Western Art and the New Era, An Introduction to Modern Art

Western Art and the New Era, An Introduction to Modern Art

By: Dreier, Katherine S.

Price: $325.00

Publisher: New York, Brentano's: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005189

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


139 pages. 60 b&w text illustrations; color frontispiece with glassine cover. Boards and text clean, bright and tight throughout. The dustjacket repaired at the joints; loss of material at head and tail of the spine; darkened at spine and edges; now in a Brodart protective cover. View more info

Image for Painting and Sculpturen in Europe 1880-1940

Painting and Sculpturen in Europe 1880-1940

By: Hamilton, George Heard

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1990

Seller ID: 002128

ISBN: 0-14-056129-3

Condition: Good


610 pages; illustrations. "... the best available grounding in its huge subject." Occasional underlining; tight binding. View more info

Image for Modern Artists on Art: Ten Unabridged Essays

Modern Artists on Art: Ten Unabridged Essays

By: Herbert, Robert L. (Edited by)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Prentice Hall: 1986

Seller ID: 001727

ISBN: 0-13-586859-9

Condition: Very Good


150 pages. Essays by Gleizes & Metzinger ,1912; Kandinsky ,1913; Boccioni, 1913; Le Corbusier & Ozenfant, 1920; Klee, 1924; Malevich, !927; Gabo, 1937; Mondrian, 1937; Beckman, 1938; Moore, 1934, '37, '41. View more info

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The Story of Painting: From Cave Painting to Modern Times

By: Janson, H. W. and Dora Jane Janson

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Harry Abrams: 1977

Seller ID: 000131

ISBN: 0-8109-2068-9

Condition: Very Good.


176 pages. Updated version of the Jansons' collaborative work, this is a beautifully illustrated introduction to the history of western painting, from prehistoric cave paintings to Pop Art. Nearly as new. View more info

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Movements in Modern Art

By: Lucie-Smith, Edward; Carroll, Donald

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, U.S.A., Horizon Press: 1973

Seller ID: 000357

ISBN: 0-8180-0122-4

Condition: Very Good


208 pages. Clean and tight. Format is a dialogue between the authors. View more info

Image for The Awakening Twenties, A Memoir-History of a Literary Period

The Awakening Twenties, A Memoir-History of a Literary Period

By: Munson, Gorham

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005010

ISBN: 0807112011

Condition: Fine


317 pages; b&w portrait-illustrations of artists and writers. With the end of the Great War American culture came alive. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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Photography, A Short Critical History

By: Newhall, Beaumont

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, The Museum of Modern Art: 1938

Edition: Second Edition - Revised and Emended

Seller ID: 004160

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


220 +2 pages; 95 b&w plates; Biographical Index. "The purpose of this book is to construct a foundation by which the significance of photography as an esthetic medium can be more fully grasped." Front free endpaper is missing; spine extremeties are worn. View more info

Image for The History of Photography from 1839 to the present day - revised and enlarged edition

The History of Photography from 1839 to the present day - revised and enlarged edition

By: Newhall, Beaumont

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Museum of Modern Art: 1964

Seller ID: 003708

ISBN: 0870703749

Condition: Very Good


216 pages, 210 illustrations: filled with reproductions of photographs, all b&w; Bibliography. Clean throughout, binding tight; edges of covers are lightly turned, back panel of the covers has a small repaired tear at the edge. View more info

Image for Three Lectures on Modern Art: "Intrinsic Significance" in Modern Art (KSD), Modern Art and Tradition (JJS), A Retrospective View of Constructive Art (NG)

Three Lectures on Modern Art: "Intrinsic Significance" in Modern Art (KSD), Modern Art and Tradition (JJS), A Retrospective View of Constructive Art (NG)

By: Sawyer, Dean Charles (foreword); Katherine S. Dreier; James Johnson Sweeney; Naum Gabo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Port Washington, NY, Kennikat Press: 1971

Seller ID: 001592

ISBN: 0-8046-1423-7

Condition: Very Good


91 pages; b&w illustrations. A reissue of the first edition published in 1949 by The Philosophical Library. View more info

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A Handbook to the Loan Exhibition of French Tapestries - Medieval, Renaissance, and Modern

By: Verlet, Pierre

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001537

Condition: Very Good


60 pages; 12 b&w illustrations; 200 tapestries w/ essy catalogue entries. Bibliography. An extraordinary post-war exhibition: 24 panels of the fourteenth-century Apocalypse; complete (12) legend of St. Stephen; 6 Lady with the Unicorn; History of the King series. View more info