Art

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    The Da Vinci Notebooks
    A Dazzling Array of da Vinci's Celebrated and Inspirational Inventions, Theories, and Observations
    Edited by Emma Dickens
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Towering across time as the creator of the Mona Lisa, forever famous as a sculptor and inventor, Leonardo da Vinci was one of the greatest minds of both the Italian Renaissance and Western civilization. His keen scientific imagination and, most of all, his aesthetic and creative genius have forever changed... [READ MORE]
    Form and Sense
    By Wolfgang Paalen, By Martica Sawin, Edited by Deborah Rosenthal
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Wolfgang Paalen was a central figure in internationalist surrealist circles in the late 1930s. Artist and intellectual, he was a European whose fascination with archaic cultures led him finally to Mexico, where he founded the influential magazine DYN in 1941. In the bold texts from DYN that make up Form... [READ MORE]
    My Love Affair with Modern Art
    Behind the Scenes with a Legendary Curator
    By Katharine Kuh, Edited by Avis Berman
    (Arcade Publishing)
    One of America’s leading curators, “a woman of resilience and vision, a writer of clarity and ardor” (Chicago Tribune), takes you on a personal tour of the world of modern art. In the Depression-era climate of the 1930s, Katharine Kuh defied the odds and opened a gallery in Chicago, where she exhibited... [READ MORE]
    The Guardian of Mercy
    How an Extraordinary Painting by Caravaggio Changed an Ordinary Life Today
    By Terence Ward
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Now celebrated as one of the great painters of the Renaissance, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio fled Rome in 1606 to escape retribution for killing a man in a brawl. Three years later he was in Naples, where he painted The Seven Acts of Mercy. A year later he died at the age of thirty-eight under mysterious... [READ MORE]
    The Whitney Women and the Museum They Made
    A Family Memoir
    By Flora Miller Biddle, Foreword by Fiona Donovan
    (Arcade Publishing)
    “Crucial in understanding the evolution of the American art scene.”—Library Journal Until Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney opened her studio—which evolved into the Whitney Museum almost two decades later—on Eighth Avenue in Manhattan in 1914, there were few art museums in the United States, let alone galleries... [READ MORE]
    The Guardian of Mercy
    How an Extraordinary Painting by Caravaggio Changed an Ordinary Life Today
    By Terence Ward
    (Arcade Publishing)
    A Profound New Look at the Italian Master and His Lasting Legacy Now celebrated as one of the great painters of the Renaissance, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio fled Rome in 1606 to escape retribution for killing a man in a brawl. Three years later he was in Naples, where he painted The Seven Acts... [READ MORE]
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