Art History

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Native Art of the Northwest Coast

A History of Changing Ideas

UBC Press

A remarkable volume that makes accessible for the first time and in one place a broad selection of more than 250 years of writing on Northwest Coast Native art.

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The Letters of Vincent van Gogh

A Critical Study

Athabasca University Press

As the first literary critical study of Vincent van Gogh’s letters, The Letters of Vincent van Gogh presents the painter’s letters as purposeful imaginative creations that chart van Gogh’s evolving conception of himself as an artist.

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Franz von Stuck

Frye Art Museum

On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of Stuck's birth, Franz von Stuck is celebrated in the first monographic exhibition of his work in the United States, a joint project of the Frye Art Museum and the Museum Villa Stuck, Munich.

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Milestones on a Golden Road

Writing for Chinese Socialism, 1945-80

UBC Press

Milestones on a Golden Road examines works of fiction written in China between 1945 and 1980, when the arts were required to reflect a Maoist vision of history and society.

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Glorify the Empire

Japanese Avant-Garde Propaganda in Manchukuo

UBC Press

An investigation into the intersection of Japanese imperialist politics and left-wing, avant-garde arts and culture in 1930s and ’40s Manchukuo.

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The Look of the Book

Manuscript Production in Shiraz, 1303–1452

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Published with Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Assesses the role of the city of Shiraz in Iranian book production between the early fourteenth and mid-fifteenth centuries.

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China’s Terracotta Warriors

The First Emperor’s Legacy

Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Presents a panoramic view of the artistic, military, and administrative achievements of the Qin state and empire under the powerful ruler who proclaimed himself First Emperor of China.

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Picasso and the Circus

Fin-de-Siecle Paris and the Suite de Saltimbanques

Trout Gallery, Dickinson College

Considers the subject of the circus and the role of entertainment spectacles in the early 1900s, a key phase in Picasso's early career.

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Show of Hands

Northwest Women Artists 1880-2010

Whatcom Museum, Bellingham

Highlighting work in all media by women artists from Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia, this book presents an wide-ranging survey fo the personal and communal stories that inspired the legacy of Pacific Northwest art.

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Creative Subversions

Whiteness, Indigeneity, and the National Imaginary

UBC Press

This book explores how whiteness and Indigeneity are articulated through commonplace symbols of Canadian identity and how the work of contemporary artists is subverting these nostalgic accounts of the past.

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