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Book: Portuguese Modern Art Collection Guide  "Brief Guide to the Portuguese Art Collection of the Modern Art Center Josť de Azerado Perdig„o" published by Fundac„o Calouste Gulbenkian. This guide, in English, includes biographies and color images of the works of many 20th century artists in the collection. Book rate shipping within the US is included. We will manually close this auction when the first bid is placed, so please disregard the auction end date. (Code: 425)   [503775]

Phillips Catalogue 21st-20th Century Design Art  Auction catalogue for the November 19, 2002 (New York City) Phillips de Pury & Luxembourg sale of 21st-20th Century Design Art --(mostly furnishings but also 2 lots of Bertoia sculpture).. The catalogue includes some written annotations of knock- down prices. We will manually close this auction when the first bid is placed, so please disregard the auction end date. (Code: 425)   [503771] Book: Art Objects Care & Preservation  This book whose full title is " Art Objects: Their Care and Preservation, A Handbook for Museums and Collectors" by Frieda Kay Fall of the LA County Museum is not a technical book but rather and practical guide for art handling and basic care of fin e art and art objects. It is especially useful in guiding those who must work with cleaning staff and movers inexperienced in dealing with valuable objects and artworks. Book rate shipping within the US is included. We will manually close this a uction when the first bid is placed, so please disregard the auction end date. (Code: 425)   [503769]

Book: Wallace Collection Catalogue  This catalogue of the famous London art collection, "Wallace Collection Summary Illustrated Catalogue of Pictures," published in 1979 includes an insert of errata and addenda from 1992. Most of the paintings are illustrated with a small black/white photo and accompanied with brief comments on provenance, size and attribution. Book rate shipping within the US is included. We will manually close this auction when the first bid is placed, so please disregard the auction end date. (Code: 425)   [503767]

Book: Worldly Goods by L. Jardine  In "Worldy Goods: A New History of the Renaissance" Lisa Jardine of the University of London makes the case that the economic prosperity and rise of visual arts in the Renaissance were intimately intertwined. So, consumerism is not new--(though the objects of desire were perhaps more engaging). Book rate shipping within theUS is included. We will manually close this auction when the first bid is placed, so please disregard the auction end date. (Code: 425)   [503766]

Book: Fetishes and Carvings of the Southwest  This full color well-illustrated book for collectors by Oscar T. Branson covers Native American carved fetishes from pre-historic to current (as of 1976) fetish necklaces. It includes many examples of the work of Leekya Deyuse. Book rate shipping within the US is included. We will manually close this auction when the first bid is placed, so please disregard the auction end date. (Code: 425)   [503758]

Book: Helen Frankenthaler Paintings Retrospective  This catalogue with text by E.A. Carmean traces Helen Frankenthaler's development from her boldly-colored horizontal landscapes of the early 60's to the mysterious, vertical figural work of the late 80's. We will manually close this auction when the first bid is placed, so please disregard the auction end date. (Code: 425)   [503757]

Book "Spirit Taking Form" Nancy AZARA  The full title of this book by sculptor Nancy Azara is "Spirit Taking Form--Making a Spiritual Practice of Making Art". Using exercises and meditat ive techniques, Azara guides the reader toward unmasking one's own creative vision. While the book focuses on art and art-making, the techniques are suitable to anyone who wishes to more clearly perceive personal strengths and identity. $3.50 shippi ng within the US. View artworks by Nancy Azara.   [503752]

Childrens' Art Book "Hardlines" Richard MOCK  This book contains 67 social commentary linocut prints created by children and young adults under the instruction of noted editorial illustrator Richard Mock while worki ng as an artist-in-residence at the Plains Art Museum in Fargo, North Dakota. $3.50 shipping and insurance within the US. View Richard Mock linocuts.   [503751]

Book "Brunelleschi's Dome" R. King  "Brunelleschi's Dome" chronicles the building of the dome of the duomo (cathedral) in Florence. In addition to reporting on the ongoing rivalry between Brunelleschi and Ghiberti, this bestselling non-fiction work offers much useful information on th e day-to-day political and social climate in which the great artworks of the Renaissance came into being. Shipping (bookrate) is included within the US. (Code:425) This auction will be closed when the first bid is placed.   [503678]

BOOK: Kubler "The Shape of Time"  George Kubler's brief book is the best essay we know about fairly assessing the inventiveness, and therefore, the significance of specific art objects. It answers that key question: "What makes it new?" Book rate shipping within the US is included . We will manually close this auction when the first bid is placed, so please disregard the auction end date. (Code: 425)   [503255]

Henry Geldzahler Essays "Making It New"  A compilation of writings by Geldzahler who was curator of 20th century paintings at the Metropolitan Museum. This colorful and well-informed man is fondly remembered in the art community for his enthusiasm and support of contemporary artists of the 1950's through 1980's. Book rate shipping within the US is included. We will manually close this auction when the first bid is placed, so please disregard the auction end date. (Code: 425)   [503254]


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