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Gerhard Richter: Paintings from Private Collections

By: Adriani, Gotz et al.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Ostfildern, Germany, Hatje Cantz: 2008

Seller ID: 004531


Dark grey hardcover with title in white on front cover and spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear and light sunning to very top and base of spine. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear , and light soiling to rear of jacket. 184pp. 119 illustrations, 105 in colour. This book features essays by Gotz Adriani and Dieter Schwarz, and over eighty works from private collections. It provides a concise overvie... View more info

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Alcantara

By: Ambasz, Emilio, Raggi, Franco, et al.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Milan, Electa Editrice: 1983

Seller ID: 005448


NB: Dual text in Italian and English. Black hardcover with title in white on spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fair to good, with light shelfwear, repaired 3cm. tear to top of spine. 94pp. Several colour and b/w illustrations. This book illustrates the use by designers of a fabric, Alcantara, invented in Japan in the early 1970s and produced in Europe by the Eni group (an Italian chemical company... View more info

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Sonia Delaunay: The Life of an Artist

By: Baron, Stanley (in collaboration with Jacques Damase)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson Ltd.: 1995

Seller ID: 005493


Blue hardcover with title in gilt on spine.Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear.208pp. 203 illustrations, 115 in colour. This book tells the story of the Russian-born artist who settled in Paris, Sonia Delaunay (1885-1979), unusual in being an artist who was married to an equally successful artist, Robert Delaunay.She played a significant role in the avant-garde of Paris in the 1920s, alth... View more info

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Marcel Duchamp: The Portable Museum

By: Bonk, Ecke (translated by David Britt)

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson Ltd.: 1989

Seller ID: 005536


Pale grey cloth with title in dark grey on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with a hint of shelfwear. 323pp. 516 illustrations, 164 in colour. One of the most important and influential, but also one of the least known, of 20th century works of art is the famous Boite-en-valise (Box in a Valise) by Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968). This book documents Duchamp's box item by item in full page colour illustrations. The ... View more info

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12 Tempere Di Mario Sironi

By: Bontempelli, Marrismo

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Milan, Edizioni Del Milione Milano: 1943

Seller ID: 004319


NB: Text is in Italian throughout. Buff colour card covers with tipped in label bearing title to front cover. Condition: Good, with general shelfwear to covers, and light sunning to cover edges. Previous owners name on front endpaper. This book consists of twelve colour tipped in plates of works by Mario Sironi together with an introductory essay by the artist. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall View more info

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Otto G.Carlsund Skriver om Konst

By: Brunius, Teddy and Moberg, Ulf Thomas

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Cinclus: 1988

Seller ID: 004202


NB: Text is in Swedish throughout. Softcover. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 174pp. Many b/w illustrations. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Futurismo 1909-1919 - Exhibition of Italian Futurism

By: Carra, Massimo (intro.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Newcastle Upon Tyne and Edinburgh, Northern Arts and the Scottish Arts Council: 1972

Seller ID: 004911


Black card covered catalogue with title in pale grey on front cover and spine. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 143pp. Many b/w and a few colour images. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by the Italian Futurists held at the Hatton Gallery, University of Newcastle from Nov 4th to Dec 8th 1972 and the Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh from Dec 16th 1972 to Jan 14th 1973. It includes essay... View more info

Stael

By: Chastel, Andre

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Paris, Fondation Maeght: 1972

Seller ID: 002906


NB: Text is in French throughout. Card covers. Condition: Fair to good, covers have general soiling and light shelfwear. Binding sound. From the private library of the Franciscan convent in Woodchester, nr. Stroud, Gloucestershire, small label with the address of the convent on the title page with a small cross and the word library in biro above. 166pp. 129 item catalogue with many colour and b/w illustrations. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition held... View more info

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Egon Schiele's portraits

By: Comini, Alessandra

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Los Angeles, London, University of California Press: 1974

Seller ID: 005450


Maroon hardcover with title in gilt on black spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general light shelfwear and light soiling. Not price-clipped. 271pp. 200 plates, the majority in b/w, a few in colour.A compelling study of the inter-relation between Egon Schiele's life and portraiture. View more info

Braque: The Great Years

By: Cooper, Douglas

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1973

Seller ID: 003085


Olive green hardcover with titles in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with light browning to front and rear endpapers (from inner flaps of dustjacket). Also light soiling to top left corner of rear endpaper Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. Not price-clipped. 116pp. 17 colour plates and ninety-one in b/w. This study was written to accompany an exhibition at the Art Institute in Chicago. Douglas Cooper's text deals predominantly with the evolution of Braque... View more info

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Etant Donnes 1. La Chute d'Eau, 2. La Gaz d'Eclairage: Reflections on a New Work by Marcel Duchamp

By: d'Harnoncourt, Anne and Hopps, Walter

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museum of Art: 1987

Seller ID: 005879


This is a copy of the second reprint of the Philadelphia Museum of Art Bulletin, Volume LXIV, Numbers 299 and 300, April-September 1969, with the 1973 Afterword by Ann d'Harnoncourt. Card covered stapled brochure. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. 68pp. Many b/w illustrations. Étant donnés (in English: Given) is Duchamp's last major work. It was produced in secrecy over a number of years after the Second World War, from 1946 to 1966, and, after Duch... View more info

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Jean-Louis Faure Sculptures

By: Debray, Regis (preface)

Price: £23.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions De Fallois: 2009

Inscription: Signed by Artist

Seller ID: 005334


NB: Text is in French throughout. Softcover. Condition: Good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Spine and immediate surrounding inch or so of front cover is sunned. Binding sound. Signed by Jean-Louis Faure to the previous owner (the artist John Batchelor) on p.2. 200pp. Many colour illustrations. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by Jean-Louis Faure (b.1931) held at the Musee Vivant-Denon and Musee Niepce, Chalon-sur Saone, France from 2... View more info

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L'Apparent facilite...Henri Matisse, peintures de 1935-1939

By: Delectorskaya, Lydia

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Paris, Adrien Maeght Editeur: 1986

Seller ID: 005852


NB: Text is in French throughout. Bright blue cloth with title blindstamped in black on spine. Condition: Fine, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. The book comes with a card slipcase which is in fair condition, being split along one edge, but it has done its job in protecting the book beautifully. 327pp. Many colour and b/w illustrations. Lydia Delectorskaya (1910-1998) was close to Matisse in his later years, em... View more info

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Balla - The Futurist

By: dell'Arco, Maurizio Fagiolo

Price: £19.00

Publisher: New York, RIzzoli: 1988

Seller ID: 004334


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 151pp. Many b/w and colour illustrations. This biography in images aims to reconstruct the artists work together with that of his circle of friends, including Umberto Boccioni and Gino Severini. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Kurt Schwitters

By: Elderfield, John

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson Ltd.: 1985

Seller ID: 005490


Grey cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Black line (marker pen) to base of textblock. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general light shelfwear and a two inch repaired tear to base of spine of dustjacket. 424pp. 356 illustrations, 32 in colour. This book is a thorough study of Kurt Schwitter's work. It examines the full range of his art and places it in the context of avant-garde art between the two World W... View more info

Paul Klee: The Nature of Creation

By: Ferleger Brades, Susan (preface)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Lund Humphries/Hayward Gallery: 2002

Seller ID: 005663


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 204pp. Many colour and some b/w illustrations. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by Paul Klee (1879-1940) held at the Hayward Gallery, London from 17 January to 1 April 2002. It includes an essay on a personal response to Klee's work by the British artist Bridget Riley, as well as an essay by Robert Kudielka, Professor of Aesthetic and Philosophy... View more info

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Alberto Giacometti 1901-1966

By: Fletcher, Valerie J.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Lund Humphries: 1988

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 004502


Black cloth with title in white on spine. Condition: Very good, Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. 250pp. 105 plates, several in colour, the remainder in b/w. This book was published in conjunction with the exhibition of Giacometti's work held at the Smithsonian Institution's Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in 1988. It includes essays by Silvio Berthoud (the artists' nephew) and the Giacometti scholar Reinho... View more info

Gerhard Richter - Panorama: A Retrospective

By: Godfrey, Mark et al.

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London, Tate Publishing: 2011

Seller ID: 005805


Pale stone colour hardcover with title in navy on spine. Condition: Fine, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 304pp. Over 300 illustrations, many in colour. This book was published to accompany a touring exhibition of the work of the German artist Gerhard Richter (b.1932). It covers Richter's career to the date of publication, the survey encompassing the entire range of his work including photo-paintings, abstracts, grey paintings... View more info

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Modigliani and His Models

By: Grimshaw, Sir Nicholas (foreword)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, The Royal Academy: 2006

Seller ID: 005369


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Previous owners bookplate on reverse of front cover. No inscriptions. 158pp. plus two page list of RA benefactors. 52 colour plates plus many other colour and b/w illustrations. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920) held at the Royal Academy, London from 8 July to 15 October 2006. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Helion - Retrospective - 1926-1969

By: Guilloux, Louis (intro.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Lyon, Galerie Verriere: 1969

Seller ID: 005158


Softcover. Condition: Fair to good, covers have general light shelfwear and sunning to edges. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 5 tipped in colour plates, several b/w images. This catalogue was produced to accompany the retrospective exhibition of work by Jean Helion (1904-1987) held at the Galerie Verriere in Lyon in June 1969. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info