Pierre Bonnard: Painting Arcadia

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Prestel #ad - Readers of this gorgeous, authoritative book can look forward to a visual and intellectual treat in which Bonnard’s status is elevated from a forerunner of modernism to one of the greatest painters of the 19th and 20th centuries. This lavishly illustrated volume examines the genius of Pierre Bonnard, whose utopian vision bridged both Impressionism and modernism.

Included in its pages are illustrations of well-known examples alongside rarely exhibited pieces, which represent the many thematic and stylistic compositions of Bonnard’s work. The book features the murals and tapestries he created with the Nabis; his lush interiors and depictions of his wife, brush strokes, Marthe; his extraordinary use of rich color, and perspective; and his contemplative portraits.

Interwoven throughout these dazzling reproductions are illuminating texts by acclaimed critics who draw on the latest research to present a multi-dimensional account of the artist. Alternating between the traditions of Impressionism and the abstract visual modes of modernism, Bonnard addressed elements present within many movements in order to synthesize a world worthy of his utopian vision.

Pierre Bonnard: Painting Arcadia #ad - Prestel. Over the course of his career, Bonnard worked within―often expanding and challenging―many genres and techniques. As this exquisitely produced volume reveals, Bonnard’s work evolved radically over the course of his career. Pierre bonnard is often considered a painter of idyllic scenes, however, replete with color and serenity, this view overlooks many of the most striking aspects of Bonnard’s oeuvre.

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Matisse/Diebenkorn

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Prestel #ad - The first in-depth examination of the relationship between the work of Diebenkorn and Matisse, this publication offers new ways of understanding both artists. This sumptuously illustrated book brings together the work of Henri Matisse and Richard Diebenkorn as never before, illuminating unexpected resonances that connect the two artists across time and space.

Essays by janet bishop and katherine rothkopf explore how this influence evolved over time, connecting the work of the two painters and highlighting the ways Diebenkorn drew from Matisse’s example to forge a style entirely his own. Prestel Publishing. Though they never met, and their works share surprising similarities in subject, Matisse was an enduring source of inspiration for the Californian artist, composition, palette, and technique.

Matisse/Diebenkorn #ad - The volume is rounded out by an introduction by john elderfield, who knew Diebenkorn personally and has curated exhibitions of both artists’ work; an essay by Jodi Roberts on parallels between the artists’ drawings; and a bibliography documenting Diebenkorn’s collection of books about the French artist.

Featuring stunning pairings of more than 80 paintings and drawings, this book charts the evolution of Matisse’s impact on Diebenkorn over the course of Diebenkorn’s career.

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Landscape Painting Now: From Pop Abstraction to New Romanticism

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D.A.P. #ad - Hendricks, luc tuymans, justin mortimer, anselm kiefer, silke otto-knapp, lisa sanditz, jean-pierre roy, alexis rockman, damian loeb, jonas wood, tomás sánchez, alex kanevsky, maki na kamura, neo rauch, eggert pétursson, merlin james, antonio López García, Wayne Thiebaud, Yishai Jusidman, Kay WalkingStick, Cinta Vidal, Corinne Wasmuht, Jordan Nassar, Julie Mehretu, Yvonne Jacquette, Li Dafang, Matthew Wong, Matvey Levenstein, David Hockney, Enrique Martinez Celaya, Makiko Kudo, Mark Tansey, Celia Paul, George Shaw, Israel Hershberg, Liu Xiaodong, Alex Katz, Sylvia Plimack Mangold, Per Kirkeby, Alison Elizabeth Taylor, Serban Savu, Shara Hughes, Lisa Yuskavage and Luiz Zerbini Prestel Publishing.

With over 400 color reproductions, including many details, this ambitious survey makes a compelling case for the continued relevance of landscape painting in our time. Featured artists are etel adnan, ali banisadr, richard estes, daniel heidkamp, tim gardner, alfredo and isabel aquilizan, pat de groot, franz gertsch, isca greenfield-sanders, lois dodd, hernan bas, hurvin anderson, Verne Dawson, Lucas Arruda, Jane Freilicher, Gillian Carnegie, Tim Eitel, Adrian Ghenie, Mamma Andersson, Cecily Brown, Inka Essenhigh, Barnaby Furnas, Amy Bennett, Francis Alÿs, Maureen Gallace, Rackstraw Downes, Vincent Desiderio, April Gornik, Noa Charuvi, John Beerman, Nigel Cooke, Jules de Balincourt, Genieve Figgis, Peter Doig, Ayman Baalbaki, Andreas Eriksson, Cynthia Daignault, Will Cotton, Barkley L.

Landscape Painting Now: From Pop Abstraction to New Romanticism #ad - Shane, louise Sørensen, and Susan A. Landscape painting now is the first book of its kind to take a global view of its subject, featuring more than eighty outstanding contemporary artists―both established and emerging―whose ages span seven decades and who hail from twenty-five different countries. Through its thematic organization into six chapters―realism and beyond, constructed realities, fleshy landscapes to peter doig’s magic realist renderings of Trinidad, Maureen Gallace’s serene views of beach cottages and the foaming ocean, postapocalyptic dioramas, Alexis Rockman’s mural-sized, Post-Pop Landscapes, David Hockney’s radiant capturings of seasonal change in the English countryside, Abstracted Topographies, from Cecily Brown’s sensual, New Romanticism, Julie Mehretu’s dynamically cartographic abstractions, and Complicated Vistas―the book affords a generous window into the very best of contemporary landscape painting, and far beyond.

Landscape painting now features an extensive essay by Barry Schwabsky, art critic for The Nation.

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Berthe Morisot, Woman Impressionist

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Rizzoli Electa #ad - Prestel Publishing. Accompanying a major traveling exhibition, painterly innovations, this comprehensive volume examines Berthe Morisot’s remarkable body of work, and leading role within the Impressionist canon. Lush illustrations from throughout morisot’s career depict her daring experimentations and her embrace of modern subjects in the city and at the seaside: fashionable young women, and intimate, domestic interiors.

Today berthe morisot 1841–1895 is considered a major impressionist artist, a recent development despite the respect received in her lifetime from peers Edgar Degas, Édouard Manet, Claude Monet, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir. As the only female member of the impressionist group at its founding in late 1873, Morisot played a major and multifaceted part in the movement, and her works were prized by pioneering dealers and collectors.

Berthe Morisot, Woman Impressionist #ad - Texts examine her in the context of her contemporaries, the subjects and settings she chose, the critical reception of her work, and the state of Morisot scholarship. Berthe morisot, interdisciplinary scholarship, and a specific focus on Morisot’s pioneering developments as a painter first, with never-before-published letters, Woman Impressionist makes an important contribution to the field, woman second.

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Edouard Vuillard

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Yale University Press #ad - Prestel Publishing. The authors also examine vuillard's splendid but lesser known large-scale decorations, his luminous landscapes, and the elegant portraits from the last decades of his career. The long and illustrious career of edouard vuillard spans the fin-de-siecle and the first four decades of the twentieth century, during which time the French painter, printmaker, and photographer created an extraordinary body of work.

This is the first volume to explore vuillard's rich and varied career in its totality, presenting nearly 350 works that demonstrate the full range of his subject matter and reveal both the public and private sides of this quintessentially Parisian artist. In a series of illustrated essays and catalogue entries, including his provocative, beginning with his academic training in Paris in the late 1880s and the innovative Nabi paintings of the 1890s for which he is best known, the authors explore Vuillard's complex and diverse artistic development, disquieting middle-class interiors and his work associated with the avant-garde theatre.

Edouard Vuillard #ad - . In addition to paintings, the volume includes a substantial selection of drawings and graphics, together with a large group of striking photographs by the artist, many of which are published here for the first time. This illustrated catalogue accompanies the most comprehensive exhibition ever devoted to the work of Edouard Vuillard 1868-1940

The exhibition opens at the national gallery of art in Washington and travels to the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, and the Royal Academy of Arts, the Galeries nationales du Grand Palais in Paris, London.

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Bonnard to Vuillard, The Intimate Poetry of Everyday Life: The Nabi Collection of Vicki and Roger Sant

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Rizzoli Electa #ad - This vibrant illustrated book showcases rarely seen paintings, maurice denis, Paul Ranson, prints, Ker-Xavier Roussel, Aristide Maillol, Félix Vallotton, and decorative arts by the visionary artists associated with the Nabis: Pierre Bonnard, Henri Evenepoel, Édouard Vuillard, and others. Essays by leading scholars of European modernism explore the relationship between Nabi art and intimacy, the influence of Symbolist poetry and literature, and printmaking techniques.

An invitation to the colorful, a circle of Post-Impressionist avant-garde artists whose members, dynamic world of the Nabis, including Bonnard and Vuillard, celebrated both everyday life and the decorative arts. Inspired by paul gauguin in the last decade of the nineteenth century, the Nabis saw themselves as prophets of a new art.

Bonnard to Vuillard, The Intimate Poetry of Everyday Life: The Nabi Collection of Vicki and Roger Sant #ad - Delving into their artistic philosophies, and creative methods, collaborations, the book offers rich insights into how the Nabis worked across artistic disciplines and media to break down the artificial barriers between the fine and applied arts. This important volume significantly enriches the understanding of the Nabis' lasting contribution to the history of modern art Prestel Publishing.

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Pierre Bonnard: The Colour of Memory

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Tate #ad - Published to accompany a major exhibition, the book reveals Bonnard’s transition from great colorist to Modernist master and emphasizes his place within 20th-century art. Prestel Publishing. Focusing on his work from 1912 to 1947, this lavishly illustrated book presents landscapes and intimate domestic scenes that capture the passage of time, often conveying a sense of sensuality or melancholy.

Pierre Bonnard: The Colour of Memory #ad - Along with looking at bonnard’s processes, and his ability to work on different subjects side-by-side, his reliance on photography, this book sets Bonnard in the turbulent history of his times. Pierre bonnard 1867–1947 was of the generation of artists that helped transform painting during the first half of the 20th century.

. As a painter, bonnard preferred to work from memory—imaginatively capturing the spirit of a moment and expressing it through his unique handling of color and unconventional choice of composition.

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Pierre Bonnard

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Koenemann #ad - Classical on account of his subjects, color, and light, modern on account of his sense of composition, the Nabis painter Pierre Bonnard 1867–1947 followed his path away from the great currents and movements of the first half of the twentieth century. Prestel Publishing. In more than 250 landscapes, interior scenes, portraits, self-portraits, and still lifes, female nudes, this monograph gathers most of the artist's work.

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Fairfield Porter

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Rizzoli #ad - Mcclatchy writes a reflection on one of Porter’s paintings. The first comprehensive survey of the beloved figurative realist painter Fairfield Porter to be published in more than two decades. Porter graduated from harvard in 1928 and then studied at the Art Students League in New York with Thomas Hart Benton.

With virtually all of the artist’s previous publications now out of print, this much-anticipated volume is an important addition to the literature on this great American master. Rizzoli International Publications. D. He was also close to the modern poets John Ashbery, Frank O’Hara, and James Schuyler. Distinguished poet J.

Fairfield Porter #ad - With a carefully curated selection of the artist’s best works, John Wilmerding, a specialist in American art, gives full consideration to Porter’s expressive compositions and a color palette influenced by his coastal surroundings. Porter painted several artist friends, including Elaine de Kooning, Larry Rivers, and Jane Freilicher.

Karen wilkin discusses Porter’s influences and pictorial creativity. A figurative realist in the heyday of abstract expressionism, in southampton, long Island, and friends in New York City, all depicting a relaxed and comfortable world that seemed to mirror his own affluent, and on an island off the Maine coast, Fairfield Porter 1907–1975 painted himself, his family, well-connected existence.

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Matisse in the Studio

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MFA Publications #ad - Prestel Publishing. Rizzoli International Publications. Mfa. With lush illustrations and archival images, Matisse in the Studio provides exceptional insights into the artist at work. An introduction and five chapters take readers through studies of the object as actor and the studio as theater, the importance of African art in Matisse’s renderings of the human form and his sitters’ inner selves, and the invention and transformation of his own language of signs.

Featured frequently in the modern master’s bold paintings, drawings and cutouts, and influencing the development of his work in sculpture, Matisse’s objects formed a secret history hiding in plain sight. Works that span matisse’s entire career are presented here alongside the objects that inspired them, from Asian vases and African masks to intricate textiles from the Islamic world.

Matisse in the Studio #ad - The artist traveled with his collection even to temporary residences, and letters to family members often included requests for objects to be moved to where he was working, revealing them to be critical creative stimulants. The personal objects in matisse’s studio form a secret history in his artThis book is the first in English to explore the essential role that Henri Matisse’s personal collection of objects played in his studio practice.

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Sorolla: Painted Gardens

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Rizzoli Electa #ad - Prestel Publishing. Mfa. Sorolla had achieved renown on both sides of the Atlantic for grand scenes of Spanish life when he began a personal series of garden works, presented completely for the first time in this publication. Painted at the palaces of la granja and the alcázar in seville, and at the painter's home in Madrid, the Alhambra and Generalife in Granada, these Impressionist works allowed Sorolla to apply his signature loose brushwork and training as a photographer's lighting assistant to gardens and the sculptures, architecture, and sitters that frame and animate them.

Sorolla depicted reflections in fountains and pools, the sunlight dappling his glamorous sitters, sprays of orange blossoms, and shaded blue-and-white tile as he endeavored to render the radiant peace of a summer afternoon. Described by monet as "the master of light, " Sorolla and his landscapes, formal portraits, and historically themed canvases drew comparisons to contemporary American painter John Singer Sargent.

Sorolla: Painted Gardens #ad - Valencian master sorolla's Impressionist paintings depict the most beautiful gardens and architecture in Spain. Like claude monet's celebrated plein air landscapes at giverny, the series collected in this book represents among the best-loved examples of Joaquín Sorolla's 1863-1923 work, and a window into the Spanish painter's quest to capture the essence of a garden.

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