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Category: All Categories: Art History: Art Criticism
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1.
Albright, Thomas.  
Art in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1945-1980: An Illustrated History.

Publisher: Berkeley: University of California Press, 1985..
First Edition ISBN: 0520051939 Quarto in gilt stamped coarse brown cloth. 349 pages illustrated by 225 figures, some in color, some full page. An extensive exploration of the Bay Area's artists in all media by an important art critic. A lovely copy of a beautifully produced book: clean, bright, soundly bound, unworn. The jacket is lightly rubbed with an abrasion at the lower rear tip. Hardcover Hardcover Fine in Near Fine Dustjacket

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2.
Arthur C. Danto.  
Beyond the Brillo Box: The Visual Arts in Post-Historical Perspective.

Publisher: NY: FSG, 1992..
1st ed. 263+ pp. Remainder mark top edge of text block, otherwise Near fine in like dustjacket.

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3.
Arthur C. Danto.  
Embodied Meainings: Critical Essays & Aesthetic Meditations.

Publisher: NY: FSG, 1994..
1st ed. xvi, 396 pp. Near fine in like dustjacket.

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4.
Arthur C. Danto.  
The Madonna of the Future.

Publisher: NY: FSG, 2000..
1st ed. "Essays in a pluralistic art world." xv, 450 pp. Fine in like dustjacket.

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5.
Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959  
Aesthetics and History.

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1954 [©1948].
283 p. 19 cm. Series. Doubleday anchor books, A36. First published in 1948 under title: Aesthetics and history in the visual arts. From the library of Prof. Vincent Tomas of the Brown University Department of Philosophy. Stock# 45,649.

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6.
Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959  
Seeing and Knowing

Publisher: NY, Macmillan, 1953.
[vi], 48 p., 88 b/w plates; 21.5 cm. Berenson's essay, reflections from his years in "exile" from his books and pictures, with only his memory to sustain him. Stock#39214. Vg, slight foxing, bookplate/ dj vg.

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7.
Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959  
Passionate Sightseer. From the Diaries, 1947 to 1956

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster / Harry N. Abrams, 1960.
200 p., 168 illus. in photogravure, 3 color plates; 24 cm. Preface by Raymond Mortimer. Berenson's last book-- he was correcting proofs when he died. Stock#32432. Vg/ dj good, has slight tears.

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8.
Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959  
Vedere e Sapere [Seeing and Knowing]

Publisher: Milano-Firenze, Electa [1951].
44, [8] p., 88 illus.; 22 cm. Edited by Luisa Vertova. Translated into Seeing and Knowing in 1953. Stock# 40,964. Good, dj discolored, top of spine chewed; withal good.

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9.
Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959  
Sketch for a Self-Portrait

Publisher: [New York] Pantheon [1949].
184 p. illus., ports. 20 cm. Berenson's attempt at self-analysis written largely during his years in refuge. "One sees, running through it, an immense nostalgia for the young man he had once been." Stock# 38,153. Vg/ dj good+

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10.
Berger, John.  
Success and Failure of Picasso.

Publisher: Baltimore: Penguin Books, 1965..
1st issue wraps. 120 illustrations. Bottom corner bumped, minor scratches, name back of front cover, o/w VG. Soft Cover. ISBN: picasso

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11.
Blok, Cor, 1934-  
Beeldvertalen. De werking en interpretatie van visuele beelden

Publisher: Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam Press, 2003.
270 p., illus., 24 cm. The Professor Emeritus from Leiden explores how viewers respond to art. Stock# 34,614. Fine/ paper.

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12.
Caws, Mary Ann  
The Eye in the Text: Essays on Perception, Mannerist to Modern
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Publisher: Princeton University Press, 1982, ©1981.
xviii, 204 p., [32] p. of plates, illus.; 23 cm. Princeton Essays on the Arts 11. From the library of Alan S. Trueblood with the Press's slip "In lieu of a reader's fee"-- not very generous of them. Stock#46214. Good+ / soft cover.

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13.
Chaffee, Adeliza Brainerd, 1845-1916.  
Cupid and Psyche in Sculpture and Painting.

Publisher: New York, 1909..
70 p.,feont., plates; 16 cm. Dedication copy signed by the author & with author's note to dedicatee. Stock# 40,431. Vg, publisher1s white boards printed in gold. Women authors.

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14.
Claudel, Paul, 1868-1955. Pell, Elsie, translator. [Honegger, Arthur]  
The Eye Listens. Translated from the Original French by Elsie Pell.

Publisher: Philosophical Library, NY [c1950].
Includes Spanish Painting; Aegri Somnia; Stained Glass Windows of the Cathedrals of France-- Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries; The Road in Art; Jan Steen; Nicholaes Maes; Watteau L'Indifférent; The Reading by Fragonard; Jordaens-- The Four Evangelists; On Music-- To Arthur Honegger; The Psalms and Photography; A Visit to the Palace of the League of Nations. ix, 293 p., indexes, 10 b/w plates, 22 cm.; dj worn, chipped, else VG. 31914.

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15.
Clough, Rose Trillo.  
Futurism, The Story of a Modern Art Movement: A New Appraisal.

Publisher: New York: Philosophical Library, 1961..
First Edition Hardback 12mo, about 7.5 inches tall, in brownish cloth. 297 pages illustrated by 16 black and white plates. A critical treatise on the Italian art movement including writing and sculpture as well as painting. Relatively little illustration for an art book. Very light extremity wear; a numbering on the front endpaper in pen, but otherwise clean, bright and sound. The jacket is complete but there are several short edge tears at the spine ends and one tiny tear at the front bottom corner. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good + DJ

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16.
Coomaraswamy, Ananda K. / edited by Roger Lipsey  
Coomaraswamy: 1. Selected Papers, Traditional Art and Symbolism
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Publisher: (Princeton): Princeton University Press (1986).
ISBN: 0691018693 8vo Trade paperback. xxxviii, 580pp. Comprised of fifty-six essays written from 1932-1947, a period corresponding with Coomaraswamy's tenure as a Research Fellow at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Bollingen Series LXXXIX. Corner wear and some pencil underlining to text. A clean (other than as noted), tight copy. Good.

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17.
Czaplicka, John & David Mickenberg  
Emigrants and Exiles: A Lost Generation of Austrian Artists in America, 1920-1950 / Emigranten und Verbannte: Eine verlorene Generation österreishischer Künstler in Amerika, 1920-1950

Publisher: Mary and Leigh Block Gallery, Northwestern University/ Österreichische Galerie, Vienna [1996]..
350 p., 141 plates (mostly color); 28 cm.; color pictorial paper covers; fine. In English & German. Contents include Jonathan Petropoulos, The Primacy of Kulturpolitik: Tolerance, Hegemony, and Subsumption in Interwar Austria as a Background to the Artist in Exile; Czaplicka, Memory, Identity, The Condition of Exile; Regine Schmidt, Rupture and Departure: A Survey of Austrian Artists in American Exile; biographies; bibliography. Stock# 33,571. Austrian art; 20th century art; American art; art criticism; art history.

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18.
Danto, Arthur C.  
Embodied Meanings: Critical Essays and Aesthetic Meditations.

Publisher: NY: FSG, 1994..
1st ed. 398+ pp. Remainder mark bottom text edge, o/w Near fine in dj(2" closed tear and crease bottom front panel, o/w VG). Hard Cover. 9780374147624. ISBN: modern art; art criticism

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19.
Dewey, John, 1859- 1952  
Art as Experience

Publisher: NY, Capricorn [1958].
355 p., index; 18.5 cm. Based on Dewey's lectures on esthetics, delivered as the first William James Lecturer at Harvard (1932), Art as Experience has grown to be considered internationally the most distinguished work ever written by an American on the formal structures and characteristic effects of all the arts: architecture, sculpture, painting, music, literature. Dewey thanks Dr. Albert Barnes and illustrates with paintings from Barnes's collection. Very Good, owner signature on front fly; paper. Stock#36145 (sag).

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20.
Di Piero, W.S.  
Out of Eden: Essays on Modern Art.

Publisher: Berkeley: University of California Press, 1991..
1st ed. 257+ pp. 10 color plates. 12 essays. Near fine in like dj. Hard Cover. ISBN: modern art; art criticism

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21.
Dlubak, Zbigniew  
Wybrane Teksty O Sztuce, 1948-1977

Publisher: Art Text Warsaw, 1977.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket, Paperback Covers & preliminaries age-toned; In Polish. Paperback. Title translated as "selected texts on art, 1948-1977". Essays on art by Polish painter & photographer; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 75 pages

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22.
Ducasse, Curt John, 1881-1969  
Art The Critics And You

Publisher: New York, Hafner Publishing, 1948.
2 p.l., 170 p. 20 cm. First published, 1944. A Brown University professor of philosophy, addresses observations about aesthetics and ideas of beauty to a popular audience without once mentioning a work of art. Stock #27166. Good, boards bowed /no dj. Philosophy

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23.
Eliot, Alexander  
SIGHT AND INSIGHT
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Publisher: McDowell, Obolensky New York NY 1959.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. DJ hs slight soiling. ; 196 pages

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24.
Fenton, James, 1949-  
Leonardo's Nephew Essays on Art and Artists

Publisher: N.Y., Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998.
xvi, 284 p., 73 illus., 24 cm. A collection oof 15 articles from the New York Review of Books by the poet/ art critic.Stock# 34,816. Vg, there is some neat red underlining in an article on Maillol/ no dj.

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25.
Fenton, James, 1949-  
Leonardo's Nephew : Essays on Art and Artists / James Fenton

Publisher: London, Viking, 1998.
xv, 284 p : ill, 1 map, ports, index, 24 cm. Fifteen essays first published in the New York Review of Books. Stock# 39,995. Fine, new from publisher/ dj fine.

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26.
Frascina, Francis editor  
POLLOCK AND AFTER The Critical Debate
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Publisher: Harper & Row New York NY 1986.
Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; Essays examine the concept of modernism in art, the political aspects of the abstract expressionism movement, and the criticism of modern art. ; B&W Illustrations

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27.
Friedlander, Max J., 1867-1958  
On Art And Connoisseurship

Publisher: London, Bruno Cassirer, 1942.
283p., 40 illus., 25.5 cm. The colaboration of two exiles from Hitler's Berlin: Friedlander, the great authority on early Dutch and German painting,and Cassirer, the humanist publisher." Translated from the author's manuscript by Tancred Borenius." Stock# 34,178. vg/ dj vg.

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28.
Gammell, R. H. (Robert Hale) Ives, 1893-1981.  
Twilight of Painting. An Analysis of Recent Trends...

Publisher: Putnam's Sons, NY [c1946].
133 p., color front., 72 b/w plates, index; 28.5 cm. Title continues: to Serve in a Period of Reconstruction. Contents include The New Standard, Representation as an Element in Painting, The Academic Point of View, The Academic Tradition in 19th-century France, The Rebirth of Impressionism, Considerations on Impressionist Painting, The Double Heritage, The Plight of the Young Painter Today; Bibliography, pp. 127-128. Green cloth. spine stamped in gold; front cover spotted, no dj; VG. stock#895.

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29.
Goldwater, Robert, and Marco Treves, Editors  
Artists on Art, From the XIV to the XX Century
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Publisher: Pantheon Books, 1945.
G+ cloth hardback, gilt lettering, no DJ. Cover with a little edge wear, bumped corners, some scuffs. Front hinge cracked behind title page,not loose. End paper inscribed by owner. Pp are NF, clean and unmarked. 8vo, 498 pp with illustrations, sources and index.

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30.
Gombrich, E. H. (Ernst Hans Josef), 1909-2001.  
Topics of Our Time. Twentieth-Century Issues in Learning and in Art.

Publisher: University of California Press [c1991].
223 p., index, erratum slip tipped in, illus.; 25.5 cm. Contents include The Embattled Humanities: The Universities in Crisis; Relativism in the Humanities: The Debate about Human Nature; Relativism in the History of Ideas; Relativism in the Appreciation of Art; Approaches to the History of Art; The Conservation of our Cities: Ruskin's Message for Today; Watching Artists at Work: Commitment and Improvisation in the History of Drawing; Plato in Modern Dress: Two Eyewitness Accounts of the Origin of Cubism; Kokoschka in his Time; Image and Word in 20th-century Art; The Wit of Saul Steinberg; A Master of Poster Design: Abram Games; The Photographer as Artist: Henri Cartier-Bresson. Dj; fine. Stock#22454x.

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31.
Gombrich, E. H. (Ernst Hans), 1909-2001  
Art and Illusion: A Study in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation [The A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts, 1956]
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Publisher: Princeton University Press [1969].
xxxi, 466 p., 319 illus. (part color); 25 cm. Bollingen series 35. The A.W. Mellon lectures in the fine arts, 5 [2d ed., 3d printing]. Stock#45929. Vg / soft cover.

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32.
Greenberg, Clement  
Homemade Esthetics Observations on Art and Taste
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Publisher: Oxford University Press, New York, 1999.
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. First Printing. Hard Cover. ISBN: 0195124332 Unclipped dustjacket shows some wear with some small puncture marks on back cover, some notes in pencil. Binding is square & tight. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xxx, 220 pp

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33.
Harap, Louis, 1904-1998.  
Social Roots of the Arts.
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Publisher: New York, International Publishers [1949].
192 p. index, 20 cm. "Reference notes": p. 182-188. A librarian, philosopher and scholar, Louis Harap was also an editor of several Jewish and Marxist periodicals. This book is confined to Communist ideology and seems pretty silly 60 years later. From the library of Prof. Vincent Tomas of the Brown University Department of Philosophy. Stock# 44,792. Vg / no dj.

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34.
Hartt, Frederick.  
Love in Baroque Art.

Publisher: J. J. Augustin, Locust Valley, NY, for Institute of Fine Arts, NYU [1964].
Lecture delivered at the Institute of Fine Arts as part of a series honoring Walter Cook. xi, 31, [1] p., 77 b/w illus., 24 cm.; white cloth boards stamped in gold; ex RISD Library with bookplate, rear pocket, taped-on plastic cover; VG. 31917.

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35.
Hess, Thomas B., and Ashbery, John.  
Light: From Aten to Laser / Edited by Thomas B. Hess and John Ashbery.

Publisher: New York, Macmillan c1969..
166 p., illus., 31 cm.Series: Art News Annual ; 35. Contents: The eye of Ra, by K. Levin -- Generation of light, 1945-70, by S. Burton -- Gothic glass, by F. Deuchler -- Byzantium: gold and light, by J. Beckwith -- The outer light, by G. Laderman -- In the light of dreams, by N. Calas and E. Calas -- The last cathedral, by Robert Descharnes and Clovis Prévost -- The discovery of night, by Michael Mahoney -- What color is divine light? by P. Reuterswärd -- Literal night, by J. Perreault -- Electric poetry, by Aram Saroyan. NS. Stock# 39,749. Vg/ no dj.

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36.
Huyghe, René [Rene] 1906-1997  
Dialogue Avec le Visible; [connaissance de la peinture

Publisher: [ Paris] Flammarion [1955].
447 p. 385 illus., 15 col. plates. 23 cm. Bibliographical footnotes. First edition of a highly original, and now regarded as classic, discussion of painting. PA. Stock# 35,949. Vg/ dj good,some tears.

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37.
Jack Burnham.  
Beyond Modern Sculpture.

Publisher: NY: George Braziller, 1975..
Fourth printing. xii, 402 pp. Underlining first 20pp., then clean. Missing front flyleaf. Good+

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38.
Jaffe, Irma B., editor.  
The Italian Presence in American Art, 1760-1860.

Publisher: Fordham UP, NY; Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana, Roma, 1989.
xvii, 265 p., 160 b/w illus., 36 color plates; 29 cm. Sixteen essays: Allen Staley, Benjamin West in Italy; Carol Hevner, Rembrandt Peale's Dream and Experience of Italy; Lillian Miller; Roger Stein, Transformations: Copley in Italy; Katherine Manthorne; Andrea Mariani, Sleeping and Waking Fauns: Harriet Goodhue Hosmer's Experience of Italy, 1852-1870; Marcia Wallace, Washington Allston's "Moonlit Landscape"; Paul Staiti, Compliance and Resistance: Samuel F. B. Morse, Puritan in Arcadia; Ellwood Parry; Vivien Fryd; Barbara Wolanin, Constantino Brumidi's Frescoes in the United States Capitol; Regina Soria; Lauretta Dimmick; Carol Zastoupil; Charles Brownell, The Italianate Villa and the Search for an American Style, 1840-1860; Margherita Azzi Visentina; Palladio in America, 1760-1820. Pictorial dj; fine. 37252.

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39.
Jarves, James Jackson, 1818-1888  
The Art-Idea / Edited by Benjamin Rowland, Jr
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Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., Belknap Press, 1960..
xxix, 313 p., index, 24 cm. Series: The John Harvard Library. First pub. 1864. In 1851 Jarvis moved to Florence and began the famous collection of Italian painting bought by Yale University in 1871. Stock# 44,899. Vg / dj vg.

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40.
Kubler, George, 1912-1996  
The Shape of Time: Remarks on the History of Things

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press, 1962.
136 p. ”Let us suppose that the idea of art can be expanded to embrace the whole range of man-made things, including all tools and writing in addition to the useless, beautiful, and poetic things.” Stock# 25,740x. Vg/ paper covers. Another copy. Worn, stained, serviceable. $6.00 Art history, art criticism.

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41.
Levey, Michael  
The Case of Walter Pater

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson.
232 p. illus., 24 cm. Walter Pater, 1839- 1894, believed that art should be enjoyed in and for itself at a time when most Englishmen judged art by moral standards. Stock #29,172. Vg/ dj vg.

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42.
Lewis, Wilmarth Sheldon.  
SEE FOR YOURSELF.
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Publisher: NY: Harper & Row (1971)..
First Edition. ISBN: 0060126019 The author picks ten paintings he'd like to hang on his own walls and tells why. How to enjoy a painting because you like it, not because you are supposed to like it. 118p: 10 tipped-in colour plates; 26cm. 590g. Book: Very Good Plus (clean and sound, lightly used). Dustjacket: Good (edgewear, a few chips, one rear tear, shelf rubbing). Grey cloth hardcover. Book condition: Very Good Plus. Jacket condition: Good.

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43.
Loewenberg, J.  
Dialogues from Delphi.

Publisher: Berkeley: University of California Press, 1949..
1st ed. 304+ pp. Inside front cover had yellowing from newspaper clipping, o/w Near fine in VG dj. Hard Cover. ISBN: aesthetics; aesthetic; art and morality; nature and art; tragedy

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44.
McBride, Henry, 1867-1962  
The Flow of Art : Essays and Criticisms of Henry McBride / selected, with an introd., by Daniel Catton Rich

Publisher: New York, Atheneum, c1975.
ix, 462 p., [13] leaves of plates, illus., index, 24 cm. Prefatory essay by Lincoln Kirstein. Henry McBride wrote a weekly column on the New York art scene from 1913 to 1955. Stock# 38,170. Vg/ dj vg.

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45.
Mullins, Edwin B., 1933-  
The Painted Witch: How Western Artists Have Viewed the Sexuality of Women
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Publisher: London: Secker & Warburg, 1985.
x, 230 p., [16] p. of plates (120 b/w, 23 color), illus., ports.; 25 cm. "Most paintings in public art galleries are by men, for men, and largely about women." Stock#45369. Vg / dj vg.

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46.
Perl, Jed  
GALLERY GOING Four Seasons in the Art World

Publisher: Harcourt Brace New York NY 1991.
Softcover Very Good- with no dust jacket; Wear at edges. Fep is missing. ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 431 pages

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47.
Pleynet, Marcelin.  
Système / Systeme de la peinture. Essais.

Publisher: Paris, Éditions du Seuil [1977].
188, [2] p. "Les textes qui composent cet ouvrage ont été précédemment publiés dans Lenseignement de la peinture, Ed. du Seuil, coll. Tel Quel, 1971." Contents include Le système de Matisse; Mondrian vingt-cinq ans après; Le Bauhaus et son enseignement; L'avant-garde russe. Paper; good+. Copy of Albert S. Cook with a few marginal markings. Stock#21684.

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48.
Pope, Arthur, 1880-1974 / Titian, ca. 1488-1576  
Titian's Rape of Europa. A Study of the Composition and the Mode of Representation.

Publisher: Cambridge, Published for the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum by Harvard University Press, 1960..
xi, 62 p. illus., 26 plates,(2 col.), port. 26 cm. The Titian painting is in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, bought through Berenson in 1896. Pope uses the Titian to discuss other master paintings. Stock# 41,093. Vg / dj vg.

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49.
Radice, Barbara, editor. Rossi, Aldo. Boulee, Etienne Louis. Kuramata, Shiro.  
Terrazzo: A Biannual Publication on Architecture and Design. Milano, Fall 1989, Number 3.

Publisher: Milano, 1989.
Includes Aldo Rossi, Homage to Etienne Louis Boulée & excerpts from A Scientific Autobiography; Ettore Sottsass, The Face of Architecture & Travel Notes: On Walls; Baldazzini & Canossa, Interiors; Andrea Branzi, Shiro Kuramata: Purple Shadows; Francesco Carlà, Interactive Design; Marco Frascari, Plans (3): Ichnography: The Topical Enigma or Architectural Plans; Herbert Muschamp, Beauty. Folio; 148, [12] p., photos, drawings, diagrams throughout incl. color; red printed paper covers; spine ends dinged, a small stain on front cover, else VG. 25612.

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50.
Roberts, Louis A.  
High Art; Pictures From The Poets, And Other Notions.

Publisher: Springfield, Mass., D. E. Fisk & Company [1872].
Punny illustrations for selected lines of verse. 63 numbered leaves, illustrations throughout; bound in maroon cloth stamped in gold; corners & spine ends worn, else VG. Last two leaves are publisher's advertisements. 28918 {Fifi}

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51.
Soby, James Thrall  
MODERN ART AND THE NEW PAST
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Publisher: University of Oklahoma Norman, OK 1957.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. ; Inscribed by Author to Mrs. Simon Guggenheim. Wonderful Association Copy. ; 217 pages; Signed by Author

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52.
Sutton, Denys; Roger Fry.  
Letters of Roger Fry (Two volumes).

Publisher: New York: Random House, 1972..
First U.S. Edition ISBN: 0701115998 Two octavo volumes, about 9.5 inches (24 cm) tall, in brown cloth. 787 pages over the two volumes. An important collection illuminating the views of one of the 20th century's most important art critics. Both volumes clean, sound and unworn but the paper is ever so slightly toned. Both jackets complete and untorn, but mildly edge worn and the versos show light foxing only in the areas backing the jacket illustrations. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ Dustjacket

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53.
Taylor, Roger L.  
Art, An Enemy Of The People

Publisher: N.J., Humanities Press, 1978.
N.J., Humanities Press, 1978. 'This is a provocative new book concerned with the social significance of high-cultural activities. It is a rejection of the role of art as the highest manifestation od society's achievements, exposing art as the prerogative of elites and the enemy of the people.' Stock #26635. Vg/vg. Philosophy Philistine

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54.
Trevor-Roper, Patrick.  
The World Through Blunted Sight.

Publisher: Souvenir Press [c1997].
207 p., illus., color plates; 23 cm. "An inquiry into the influence of defective vision on art and character. A New and Updated Edition of the Classic Work." Contents include The Unfocused Image: The Myopic Personality; The Prose & Poetry of the Myope; The Art of the Myope; The Art of the Presbyope; Astigmatism; The Acceptance of Colours: Artistry in Birds & Mammals; Colour & Temperament; Poetic Colour Imagery; Synaesthesia; The Influence of Environmental Colour; Therapeutic Use of Colour; Dream-Colours; The Withdrawal of Colours: Colour-blindness in Literature & Art; Cataract; Other Secondary Colour Distortions; Influence on Painting of Natural Eye Pigment; Retinal Rivalry & Unbalanced Eyes: The Squint in Art; Latent Squint; Eye Dominance in Art; Aniseikonia; Colour Discrepancies; Encroachments on the Field of Vision: Glaucoma; Vitreous Opacities; Phosphenes; Macular Dystrophy; Damage to the Visual Pathways; Psychedelic Art; Schizophrenic Art; Gross Loss of Visual Field-- Near-blind Art; Total Blindness: Psychology and Art of the Blind; The Recovery of Sight. Stock# 24,494. Color pictorial paper covers; fine.

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55.
Venturi, Lionello, 1885-1961. Marriott, Charles, 1869-1957, translator  
History of Art Criticism [Storia della critica d'arte]. Translatd from the Italian by Charles Marriott
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Publisher: NY, E. P. Dutton & Co., 1936.
xv p., 345 p.; 22 cm. "First edition." Translation of Storia della critica d'arte. "A standard history of art historical writing and art criticism from the Greeks to the third decade of the 20th century." Arntzen / Rainwater G27. Bibliography: p. 325-345. Stock#45928. Vg /good+, some tears.

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56.
Walpole, Hugh; Ralph N. Wornum, Editor  
Anecdotes of Painting in England, Volume I
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Publisher: Arno Press, New York, Reprint of 1876 Edition, 1969.
VG cloth hardback, gilt lettering, no DJ. Cover with bent spine edges, bumped corners, a little edge wear, some scuffs. Binding tight. End papers and pp are Fine, look unused. 8vo, 351 + XXIII pp, reproductions of the original illustrations, list of artists. Because of the size and weight of the book(s), please contact us to arrange for priority mail or for shipping outside the continental USA.

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57.
Wölfflin, Heinrich, 1864-1945  
Kleine Schriften (1886-1933) herausgegeben von Joseph Gantner. Mit 35 Abbildungen und einer Bibliographie

Publisher: Basel, Benno Schwabe & Co. [1946].
272 p. incl. front. (port.) illus., facsim. 25 cm. "Bibliographie der Schriften Heinrich Wölfflins, 1886-1943": p. [263]-271. Has the rubber on t.p.: "P.O.W. Camp No.35 Great Britain." Stock# 36,106. Vg, bound in linen cloth/ no dj.

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58.
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941. [Fry, Roger Eliot, 1866-1934]  
Roger Fry. A Biography

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace, NY [1940].
307 p., index, plates, portrait front.; 22 cm. First American edition. Fry was an English painter & critic and champion of the modern French schools of art, especially the post-Impressionists. Good+, green cloth, spine darkened, spine & rear cover stained, ink inscription. Another copy, good+, no dj, spine faded (pa). Stock#33469x.

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