Art History

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Albert Bierstadt

Puget Sound on the Pacific Coast

Seattle Art Museum, University of Washington Press

This book reveals the fact within the fiction of Bierstadt's 1870 painting "Puget Sound on the Pacific Coast."

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Ballets Russes

The Art of Costume

Edited by Robert Bell
National Gallery of Australia

The costumes featured in this book are drawn entirely from the National Gallery of Australia's world-renowned collection of Ballets Russes costumes and ephemera.

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Monet's Water Lilies

The Agapanthus Triptych

Saint Louis Art Museum

This book reunites the three panels of an exceptionally impressive water lily triptych created by Monet between 1915 and 1926.

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Gods of Angkor

Bronzes from the National Museum of Cambodia

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution

Gods of Angkor celebrates the accomplishments of Khmer bronze casters and their perfection of skill and aesthetic expression over nearly two millennia.

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Art in Turmoil

The Chinese Cultural Revolution, 1966-76

Contributions by Ralph Croizier, Shentian Zheng and Scott Watson; Edited by Richard King
UBC Press

This book decodes the rhetoric of China’s turbulent decade, a time of both brutal iconoclasm and radical experimentation in the arts, to offer new insights into works that have transcended their times.

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On the Art of Being Canadian

UBC Press

Drawing on a wealth of artistic expression, this book explores how the arts and artists have shaped Canadian national identity.

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