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New Titles 


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LGBT History Month

Gender and sexuality have been important themes throughout art history and are increasingly so in contemporary art. On the occasion of LGBT History Month, we are highlighting a number of recent and forthcoming exhibition catalogues and art books with a focus on this subject.
  • Trigger: Gender As a Tool and a Weapon (Worldwide 38159)
  • Club 57: Film, Performance, and Art in the East Village, 1978-1983 (Worldwide 38179)
  • Axis Mundo: Queer Networks in Chicano L.A. (Worldwide 38045)
  • Queer British Art, 1861-1967 (Worldwide 37859)
  • Gluck: Art and Identity (Worldwide 38178)
  • Female Trouble (Worldwide 176561)
  • Productive Failure (Worldwide 177946)
  • Queer Difficulty (Worldwide 177897)
  • A Queer Little History (Worldwide 180279)
  • Queer Mexico (Worldwide 180515)
  • Queer Threads (Worldwide 178228)
  • Time Slips (Worldwide 176771)
  • Trap Door: Trans Cultural (Worldwide 179955)
  • Bordered Lives: Transgender (Worldwide 162491)
  • On Christopher Street (Worldwide 172865)
  • Transgender and Intersex (Worldwide 175882)
  • Mariette Pathy Allen Transcuba (Worldwide 163547)
  • Edges of the Rainbow: LGBTQ (Worldwide 178818)
  • The Kids: The Children of LGBTQ (Worldwide 180856)
  • Out: LGBTQ Poland (Worldwide 180857)
  • Five Bells: LGBT in Australia (Worldwide 170613)
  • LGBT: San Francisco (Worldwide 178989)

Photography at MoMA

Quentin Bajac. 
Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2017. Distributed by Artbook|D.A.P., New York. In English.
376 pp. with 390 col. ills. 32 x 25 cm. 
ISBN 978-1-6334-5028-8 
Hardcover $75.00x
Worldwide Number: 84224 

Publisher's description:
" Photography at MoMA: 1840 to 1920 is the final volume in a set of three books that together present a new and comprehensive history of photography through works in The Museum of Modern Art's collection. Illustrated with over 400 reproductions, the book charts the photographic medium from early examples in the 1840s through its participation in international art movements such as Pictorialism and modernism. An in-depth introduction is followed by eight chapters of full-color plates, each introduced by a short essay, offering a fresh lens through which to appreciate works of exceptional significance, surprise and influence, and encouraging creative new readings. Masterworks by photographers such as Julia Margaret Cameron, Roger Fenton, Nadar, Frances Benjamin Johnston, Henry Fox Talbot, August Sander, Edward Steichen and Carleton Watkins appear alongside lesser-known gems and vernacular forms of photography."

See also the previous two volumes:

Ed. by Quentin Bajac et al. 
Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2015. Distributed by Artbook|D.A.P., New York.  In English.
368 pp. with 357 ills. (170 col.). 32 x 25 cm. 
LC 2015-941164 
ISBN 978-0-87070-969-2  
Hardcover $75.00x
Worldwide Number: 81568 

Ed. by Quentin Bajac et al. 
Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2016. Distributed by Artbook|D.A.P., New York. In English.
416 pp. with 479 ills. (41 col.). 32 x 25 cm. 
LC 2016-941489 
ISBN 9781633450134  
Hardcover $75.00x
Worldwide Number: 82835 

Italian Maiolicas and Europe

Timothy Wilson. 
Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, 2017. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Antique Collectors' Club, New York. 
520 pp. 31 x 24 cm. In English.
ISBN 9781910807163  
Hardcover $99.00x
Worldwide Number: 84247 

Publisher's description:
"This book is the culmination of nearly thirty years' work in caring for, studying, and developing the collections in this Museum by Timothy Wilson, long-time Keeper of Western Art. Wilson is well-known as a specialist in the study of European Renaissance ceramics. The Ashmolean collections have their origins in the collection of C.D.E. Fortnum (1820-1899), but have been developed further in the last quarter-century, so that they can claim to be one of the top such collections of Renaissance ceramics worldwide. This book, containing 289 catalogue entries, will completely encompass the Museum's collection of post-classical Italian pottery, including pieces from excavations. In addition it will include catalogue entries for some seventy selected pieces of pottery from France, the Low Countries, England, Spain, Portugal, Germany, and Mexico, in order to present a wide-ranging picture of the development of tin-glaze pottery from Islamic Spain through to recent times. It will also include an essay by Kelly Domoney of Cranfield University, and Elisabeth Gardner of the Ashmolean's Conservation Department, on the technical analysis and conservation history of some pieces in the collection."

For more titles on Italian Renaissance ceramics, click here.

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