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Bulletin of the Cincinnati Art Museum, Volume IX, Number 2,  April 1938

Bulletin of the Cincinnati Art Museum, Volume IX, Number 2, April 1938

by Hall, Virginius C.; Richard B. Freeman; et al

Cincinnati, Ohio: Cincinnati Art Museum, 1938. Stapled booklet, 71 pages. Staples are rusted otherwise a fine copy. Two articles on museum exhibits: Prints for Disillusioned People (nostalgia in the prints of Currier & Ives), by Virginius C. Hall and Duveneck's Marble Bust of Charles William Eliot (Harvard president), by Richard B. Freeman. There is also one more credited article: Making the Most of Your Membership, by Etta McGrew. Following those articles: Museum Notes (no author named),... Read more
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$35.00
Dick Wray, Texas Artist of the Year Catalogue: Paintings 1960-2000

Dick Wray, Texas Artist of the Year Catalogue: Paintings 1960-2000

by Wilson, Wade and Jim Edwards

Houston: Art League Houston, 2000. Light edge wear and slight rubbing. Forty-eight pages with many full-page color plates of Dick Wray's work. Catalogue of Wray's work prepared for Art League Houston's Texas Artist of the Year Gala in 2000. Essays about Wray and his work by Wade Wilson, Executive Director of the Art League of Houston, and Jim Edwards. Artist information at the back of the catalogue, including a list of Wray's exhibitions.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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$25.00
Lee Waisler, Human-Landscape: Exhibition Catalog for Judah L. Magnes Museum, Berkeley, California, January 17 - March 22, 1976

Lee Waisler, Human-Landscape: Exhibition Catalog for Judah L. Magnes Museum, Berkeley, California, January 17 - March 22, 1976

1976. Preface by Carl Schlosberg. Includes autobiographical statements and views of the artist by others--Norman Rosten and Betje Howell. The Magnes Museum was the first Jewish Museum of the West. Includes 27 plates from the exhibit.. Soft Cover. Near Fine.
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$10.00
Jean Dubuffet: Drawings

Jean Dubuffet: Drawings

by Dubuffet, Jean

New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1968. "First Edition, First Printing". Trade Paperback. Very Good/"As Issued, No Dustjacket". In Wraps; covers are clean and tight; white background of covers have darkened slightly with age; corners are sharp; square 8vo; unpaginated (34 pages); illustrated with 39 drawings; rear cover and last few pages of book have shallow dog-ear type crease; upper right rear corner is bumped 0.45#; P3;
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$9.95
Jan Pieter Foppen - Schilder van licht en leven

Jan Pieter Foppen - Schilder van licht en leven

by Van Middendorp, Herman and Teo van den Brink

Netherlands: Zeist : Uitgeverij Kerckebosch, 2012. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Jan Pieter Foppen. Hardcover 1st edition, no jacket as issued. A very good copy with shelf-wear at the board edges and a shallow pressure groove in the cover (almost unnoticeable). Binding and hinges are solid, and all pages are clean and unmarked. 120 pp., a beautiful full color present;ation of Foppen's paintings of street scenes.
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$47.50
Southern Silver: An Examination of Silver Made in the South Prior to 1860 - Exhibit Catalog for Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Exhibition, September 27/November 10, 1968

Southern Silver: An Examination of Silver Made in the South Prior to 1860 - Exhibit Catalog for Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Exhibition, September 27/November 10, 1968

by Warren, David B

Houston, Texas: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1968. Stiff, pictorial covers, hole-punched in the upper-left corner. The paper at the tail of the spine is peeled back about half an inch. Some creasing near the fore-edge in the same area of the covers and a number of pages, indicating a pressure point for page turning. Pages not numbered, but about 100. Numerous black and white photos illustrate the catalog. David B. Warren writes in the Introduction: The exhibition is intended to present for the first... Read more
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$20.00
Rings: Five Passions in World Art

Rings: Five Passions in World Art

by Brown, J. Carter; Essay by Jennifer Montagu; Edited by Michael E. Shapiro

Atlanta & New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. in Association with the High Museum of Art, 1996. Catalog of the exhibition held in Atlanta, Georgia at the High Museum of Art, in conjunction with the 1996 Summer Olympic Games. 320 pages with Index of the Exhibition by Artist's Country of Origin. From the publisher: "Organized according to an innovative concept - exploring the power of art to evoke fundamental human emotions - Rings: Five Passions in World Art brings together an extraordinary... Read more
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$15.00
Elders IXL Collection. Masterworks of Australia Painting and French Barbizon School. Colonial. Contemporary. Continental

Elders IXL Collection. Masterworks of Australia Painting and French Barbizon School. Colonial. Contemporary. Continental

by Radford, Ron

Adelaide: Art Gallery of South Australia. 1984. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with colour reproductions. 75 pages The exhibition catalogue for the Elders IXL collection displayed publicly for the first time during the 1984 Adelaide Festival of Arts. . Softcover.
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AUD $15.00
Opening Transformations (Museum of Contemporary Arts)

Opening Transformations (Museum of Contemporary Arts)

by Paroissien, Leon; Dysart, Dinah

Sydney: Fine Arts Press Pty Ltd. 1991. Small Quarto Size [approx 23cm x 25cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Letter from Rothmans on front free endpaper, issued on the opening of the Museum of Contemporary Arts, november, 1991. 31 pages A record of the discussions, ideas and personalities that have shaped the museum and the development of its collection. . 1st Edition.... Read more
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AUD $12.00
Jean Dubuffet: Two decades, 1943-1962 : November 1 - December 31, 1983

Jean Dubuffet: Two decades, 1943-1962 : November 1 - December 31, 1983

by Jean Dubuffet

1983-01-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!
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$88.83
David Smith - Drawings

David Smith - Drawings

by Janie C. Lee Gallery

Houston, Texas: Janie C. Lee Gallery, 1982. Small amount of discoloration on the lower spine, else a fine copy. Eight-page catalog accompanying the 1982 exhibition of David Smith's drawings at the Janie C. Lee Gallery in Houston. Checklist of Exhibition inside the rear cover. David Smith (1906-1965) was primarily known for his influential metal sculptures, having changed his focus to that medium from drawing and painting in 1933. He did, however, continue to draw and paint in watercolor throughout... Read more
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$25.00
Bulletin of the Cincinnati Art Museum, Volume IX, Number 4,  October 1938

Bulletin of the Cincinnati Art Museum, Volume IX, Number 4, October 1938

by Siple, Walter H

Cincinnati, Ohio: Cincinnati Art Museum, 1938. Stapled booklet, pages numbered 106-131. Staples are rusted otherwise a fine copy. One article on museum exhibits: An Unpublished Painting by Bernardo Strozzi, by Walter H. Siple. This 17th-century Baroque painting, a representation of David with the Head of Goliath, was a new acquisition for the museum. Following those articles: Museum Notes (no author named), membership and donor listings, classes and activities offered, and continuing exhibitions.. Soft... Read more
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$35.00
Patricia Piccinini Once upon a time...

Patricia Piccinini Once upon a time...

by Messenger, Jane

Adelaide: Art Gallery of South Australia. 2011. Folio Size [38x28cm approx]. Near fine condition in pictorial laminated boards. Contained in a very good+ clear plastic case. Silver gilt to edges. Illustrated with colour reproductions. 148 pages The comprehensive and spectacular catalogue of the art exhibition of the same name by this highly regarded, contemporary Australian artist. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AUD $50.00
Jean Dubuffet: Works, Writings, Interviews (Essentials Poligrafa)

Jean Dubuffet: Works, Writings, Interviews (Essentials Poligrafa)

by Jean Dubuffet

2007-06-06. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!
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$162.49
Bulletin of the Cincinnati Art Museum, Volume XI, Number 1,  January 1940

Bulletin of the Cincinnati Art Museum, Volume XI, Number 1, January 1940

by Siple, Walter H. and Margaret Kremers

Cincinnati, Ohio: Cincinnati Art Museum, 1940. Stapled booklet, pages numbered 3-39. One of the staples is rusted, otherwise a fine copy. Includes the following: The Benefactors' Tablet, by Walter H. Siple (unveiling of engraved tablet of museum benefactors and a listing of names and contributions); An Unpublished Portrait by Jouett, by Walter H. Siple (donated Jouette portrait of Judge Aaron K. Woolley); Edward Savage's Miniature of George Washington in the Taft Museum, by Margaret Kremers... Read more
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$35.00
Finding Balance: Reconciling the Masculine/Feminine in Contemporary Art and Culture

Finding Balance: Reconciling the Masculine/Feminine in Contemporary Art and Culture

by Shlain, Leonard; Surls, James

Houston, Texas: Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, 2006. This book accompanies the exhibition Finding Balance: Reconciling the Masculine/Feminine in Contemporary Art and Culture, curated by James Surls at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft. October 13, 2006 to January 14, 2007. Essays by Leonard Shlain and James Surls; Introduction by Charmaine Locke. 99 pages, illustrated with black & white and color plates of works in the exhibition. The book includes the sections Catalogue of the Exhibition... Read more
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$30.00
Bulletin of the Cincinnati Art Museum, Volume XII, Number 1,  January 1941

Bulletin of the Cincinnati Art Museum, Volume XII, Number 1, January 1941

by Glueck, Nelson

Cincinnati, Ohio: Cincinnati Art Museum, 1941. Stapled booklet, pages numbered 2-27. Staples are rusted, otherwise a fine copy. Cover photo: East Facade of Shrine II, First Century A.D. Sandstone Figure of Zeus-Hadad Transjordan, Khirbet Tannur, Early Second Century A.D., Cincinnati Art Museum Collection. This issue includes the following: The Nabataean Temple of Khirbet Tannur, Transjordan, by Nelson Glueck; Masterpieces of Art (masterpieces from abroad on loan to the 1939 Worlds Fairs in New York and... Read more
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$35.00
Michael Lucero, Italo Scanga, James Surls [Art Exibit Catalog]

Michael Lucero, Italo Scanga, James Surls [Art Exibit Catalog]

by Zimmer, William

Houston, 1982. A trace of rubbing along the upper portion of the spine. Small orange sticker near tail of the spine. 750 copies of this art exhibit catalog were printed on the occasion of simultaneous exhibitions at Texas Gallery, Houston and Delahunty Gallery, Dallas in September 1982. 18 pages, stiff covers, stapled.. Soft Cover. Near Fine.
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$15.00
When 1 Is 2: The Art of Alighiero e Boetti

When 1 Is 2: The Art of Alighiero e Boetti

by Morsiani, Paola; Schwabsky, Barry

Houston, Texas: Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, 2002. Exhibition catalogue from the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, for the exhibition, "When 1 Is 2: The Art of Alighiero e Boetti," June 22 - October 6, 2002. Essay by Barry Schwabsky. Interview with the Artist by Achille Bonito Oliva. Selected texts by Alighiero Boetti. 112 pages with Embroidery Text Translations and Selected Biography and Bibliography. Numerous illustrations.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine+.
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$45.00
Von Delacroix bis Maillol: Handzeichnungen französischer Meister des 19. Jahrhunderts - Ausstellung Kunsthalle Bremen 9. Marz Bis 13. April 1969

Von Delacroix bis Maillol: Handzeichnungen französischer Meister des 19. Jahrhunderts - Ausstellung Kunsthalle Bremen 9. Marz Bis 13. April 1969

Bremen, Germany: Kunsthalle Bremen , 1969. Stiff, illustrated covers with a bit of foxing and rubbing. Clean interior. Kunsthalle Bremen exhibit catalog of hand drawings by French masters, from Delacroix to Maillol, in the 19th century, at the Kunsthalle Bremen in Germany, 1969. 214 pages with color plates and black & white reproductions. German language text. Dedicated to the memory of Alfred Walter Heymel.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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$20.00
Romancing the West: Alfred Jacob Miller in the Bank of America Collection

Romancing the West: Alfred Jacob Miller in the Bank of America Collection

by Conrads, Maragaret C. (Editor)

Kansas City, Missouri: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 2010. A trace of wear. Clean solid copy. Presentation plate from Ban of America pasted inside the front cover. 136-page exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with the exhibition, Romancing the West: Alfred Jacob Miller in the Bank of America Collection. Essays on Miller and his art, followed by the catalogue entries (30), with color images.. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 9 X 11 Inches, Oblong.
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$20.00
Arnulf Rainer at the Abbazia Di San Gregorio, Venice 1986

Arnulf Rainer at the Abbazia Di San Gregorio, Venice 1986

by Fuchs, R. H. (Curated by)

Vienna: Ulysses, 1986. Slight wear, wrinkling along edges of printed wrapper. Interior clean and bright. Selected works of the Austrian artist Arnulf Rainer. Includes essays in either Italian, English, or both by Rainer and Fuchs; a listing of selected one-man exhibitions by the artist; a brief bio of the artist; and 26 color plates of mixed media, including mixed media on photos, oil on photos, and oil on wood.. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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$30.00
Through the Porthole, July-October, 1965, Houston, Texas - Art Exhibit Catalog

Through the Porthole, July-October, 1965, Houston, Texas - Art Exhibit Catalog

by de Menil, Dominique

Houston, Texas: Art Department of the University of St. Thomas, 1965. Stiff covers, die-cut front cover and title page provide a porthole effect. Minimal wear. Objects, sculptures, prints, engravings, and books featuring antiquarian representations of scenes around the world comprise this interesting art exhibit catalog from a Houston exhibit in 1965. Dominique de Menil wrote the introductory text, from which the following: "As children, we were all poets. We traveled through distant lands while poring... Read more
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$25.00
R.C. Gorman:  The Posters

R.C. Gorman: The Posters

by Hurst, Tricia

Flagstaff, Arizona: Northland Press. First Edition. paperback. Good+.. Signed by R.C. Gorman on the half-title page. Softcover. Large format. Four page introductory essay by Hurst. About 70 pgs. Color reproductions of posters. Wear at the corners, edges. Scuff marks on back cover.
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$40.00